Location : All India
Category : Sports, Female
Application deadline: All
National Institute of Sports, is now the Academic Wing of the Sports Authority of India (SAI) was established by the Government of India with the objective of developing sports in the country on Scientific lines and to train the Coaches in different sports disciplines. The Institute has enormous facilities for academic programmes & sports training. In its aim to promote sports in the country, Institute introduced a new scheme of providing scholarships for talented sports person.
The sports disciplines covered under the scheme for scholarships are Priority Disciplines Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Boxing, Cycling, Football, Gymnastics, Handball, Hockey, Judo, Kabaddi, Kho-kho, Tennis, Shooting, Swimming, Table Tennis, Volleyball, Weight lifting, Wrestling.Other Disciplines – Ball Badminton, Baseball, Billiards&Snookers, Bowing, Carrom, Chess, Cricket, Equestrian, Fencing, Golf, Kayaking& Canoeing, Karate, Power lifting, Rowing, Softball, Squash, Teakwood, Wushu, Yachting. 50 scholarships are available for women Sports persons under this category.
Scholarship Amount : The value of each scholarship will be Rs.18,000/- per annum.
Selection Criteria :
There will be a duly constituted Selection Committee to scrutinize the applications and select candidates for these scholarships on the basis of performance and merit. The decision of the Committee will be final and abiding and no correspondence in this regard will be entertained. The payments of scholarship will be made through the Regional Centres of the SAI and the head of the Institution in which the awardees studies.
Details about the exam :
1.Women securing first, second or third position only in individual events in recognized senior Nationals conducted by National Sports Federations as per International rules or National Federation rules will be eligible. 2.The applicant should be above 19 years of age as on the first day of the competition on the basis of which the scholarship is applied for.