Rajiv Gandhi Scholarship for Academic Excellence 2024: Apply Online For Financial Support

There are many students who despite being talented and bright are unable to pursue higher education due to financial problems. The government of Rajasthan has launched a new scheme called the “Rajiv Gandhi Scholarship for Academic Excellence” for students to overcome these problems. If you are a permanent resident of the state of Rajasthan, you will receive financial support from this RGS scholarship. In this article, we have discussed all the information about the scholarship. I hope you will read the article carefully till the end to know all the details about the scholarship so that no student has to face any problems while applying.

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Rajiv Gandhi Scholarship for Academic Excellence 2024

The Rajasthan State Department of College Education has launched the Rajiv Gandhi Scholarship for Academic Excellence. Students who want to pursue UG, PG, and Ph.D. degrees can apply. Students from the state of Rajasthan who want to pursue higher studies in foreign universities will receive financial support from this scholarship. The Rajasthan government has launched this scholarship named after its former Prime Minister. The Rajiv Gandhi scholarship was implemented on (August 20, 2021). Every year, about 200 students receive this free scholarship.

Object Of Rajiv Gandhi Scholarship for Academic Excellence 

The main objective of launching the Rajiv Gandhi Scholarship 2024 is to provide financial assistance to deserving poor students in the state. Students who complete their eligibility criteria can proceed to apply. This Rajiv Gandhi Scholarship for Academic Excellence provides financial assistance to Rajasthani students to pursue their studies in universities in the USA, Sweden, Switzerland, Singapore, and other countries. The scholarship money awarded to students will cover their tuition, living expenses, emergency funds, visa fees, and other expenses.

Through this article, we will discuss all the information about the scholarship such as eligibility criteria, application procedure, scholarship amount, important documents, etc.

Rajiv Gandhi Scholarship for Academic Excellence 
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Scholarship Name  Rajiv Gandhi Scholarship for Academic Excellence
Provide By Rajasthan State
Beneficiaries UG, PG, and Ph.D. Students
Financial Year 2024
Application Mode Online
Payment Mode DBT
AmountCover tuition, living expenses, emergency funds, visa fees, and other expenses.
Official Website Click Here

Rajiv Gandhi Scholarship for Academic Excellence Budget 

Every year, the government of Rajasthan offers opportunities to about 200 students to study in universities abroad. Among them are about 150 universities. About 30 percent of the total seats are reserved for women candidates. The Rajasthan government has approved an additional budget of around Rs. 65 crore for the scheme for the years 2024-25. This scheme will help students pursue higher studies abroad.

Rajiv Gandhi Scholarship for Academic Excellence 2024: Key Dates

Application Submission Last Date:- January 15th, 2024

Rajiv Gandhi Scholarship for Academic Excellence: Amount

Annual Maintenance Allowance10,00,000/- Rupees for all levels of Courses
Annual Contingency and Equipment Allowance1,00,000 Rupees for books/essential apparatus/study tour/typing and thesis binding
Visa FeesActual visa fees in Indian Rupees
Tuition FeesActual Fee but if any other financial assistance/scholarship in any form from the university/ institution the same amount will be deducted.
Medical Insurance PremiumActual
Cost of Air PassageAirfare with economy class will be given for the shortest route from India to the destination and back to India

Number of Scholarship

FieldNumber of slots
HumanitiesSocial ScienceAgriculture and forest science nature and Environmental Science Law150
Management and Business Administration Economic and Finance25
Pure SciencePublic Health25
If the seats are left in the above-mentioned fields, then the students will consider following the course of study.
Engineering and related scienceMedicineApplied Science15

Eligible Universities for The RGS Scholarship Scheme [Full List]

Name of the UniversityLocation
University of oxfordsUnited Kingdom
Stanford universityUnited States
The University of Illinois at Urbana–ChampaignUnited States
California Institute of TechnologyUnited States
Massachusetts Institute of technologyUnited States
University of CambridgeUnited Kingdom
University of California, BerkeleyUnited States
Yale UniversityUnited States
Princeton universityUnited States
University of ChicagoUnited States
Imperial College LondonUnited Kingdom
Johns Hopkins universityUnited States
University of PennsylvaniaUnited States
ETH ZurichSwitzerland
University of California, Los AngelesUnited States
UCLUnited Kingdom
Columbia universityUnited States
University of TorontoCanada
Cornell universityUnited States
Duke universityUnited States
Tsinghua universityChina
University of Michigan-Ann ArborUnited States
Peking UniversityChina
Northwest universityUnited States
National University of SingaporeSingapore
New York UniversityUnited States
London School of Economics and Political ScienceUnited Kingdom
Carnegie Mellon UniversityUnited States
University of WashingtonUnited States
University of EdinburghUnited Kingdom
University of MelbourneAustralia
LMU MunichGermany
University of California, San DiegoUnited States
University of British ColumbiaCanada
King’s College LondonUnited Kingdom
Karolinska InstituteSweden
The University of TokyoJapan
Georgia Institute of TechnologyUnited States
University of Hong KongHong Kong
McGill UniversityCanada
Technical University of MunichGermany
Heidelberg UniversityGermany
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de LausanneSwitzerland
The University of Texas at AustinUnited States
KU Leuven Belgium Paris Sciences et Lettres – PSL . Research University ParisFrance
Nanyang Technological University, SingaporeSingapore
The University of Illinois at Urbana – ChampaignUnited States
University of Wisconsin – MadisonUnited States
Washington University in St. LouisUnited States

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Eligible Course Duration

Post-Doctoral Research1year
Ph.D.3years
Master’s Degree1 or 2years
Graduate degreeDepending on the course.

Eligibility Criteria 

Below we discuss the eligibility criteria for the Rajiv Gandhi Scholarship for Academic Excellence Yojana.

  • Firstly, the student must be a permanent resident of the state of Rajasthan.
  • The applicant must have a Janadhaar.
  • Applicants must have a twelfth/graduation/post-graduation/post-graduate/doctoral degree in a relevant subject from a recognized university/board.
  • The student’s age should not be more than 35 years (as of July 1).
  • The student must have a domicile certificate in Rajasthan.
  • The student’s annual family income should be less than Rs. 8 lakh.
  • Only one candidate per family will get the grant.

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Documents

Some important documents required before applying for Rajiv Gandhi Scholarship Rajasthan are discussed below

  • Applicant’s Passport size image
  • Aadhar card
  • 10th Mark List
  • 12th/Graduation/Post graduation/Ph.D. Mark list
  • Age proof
  • Bank passbook
  • Mobile number
  • Income certificate
  • University Admission proof
  • Other documents

Selection Process

Applicants will be selected through a lottery system controlled by the RGS portal if more than 200 applications are received.

Rajiv Gandhi Scholarship for Academic Excellence Application Procedure

  • First of all, go to the official website of the Department of College Education, Government of Rajasthan
  • Go to the “Online Scholarship” option in the portal’s menu bar from the home page.
  • Select the “Rajiv Gandhi Scholarship for Academic Excellence Yojana- 2024” link and read the information carefully.
  • Select the register option now, and the registration form will appear on the screen.
  • Choose the citizen option and one of the following options.
  • Fill in the information asked on the screen based on your choices and submit your registration.
  • Now log in to the portal and search for the Apply link for “Rajiv Gandhi Scholarship for Academic Excellence Yojana- 2024”
  • The application form will appear on the screen after clicking the application link.
  • Fill out the application form with the requested information.
  • Upload all important documents in.jpg or.png format at the specified size.
  • Review the application form carefully before submitting it.
  • Click the submit button to submit the application form.
  • Take a hard copy of the completed application.

Login Process

  • Go to the official website of the Department of Collage Education, Government of Rajasthan
  • Go to the “Online Scholarship” option in the portal’s menu bar from the home page.
  • Now, select the Login option from the menu.
  • On the screen, the new SSO login application form will appear.
  • Enter your SSO login ID and password.
  • Now select the login option.
  • You will be successfully logged in.

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