INTRODUCTION  
 
The Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship (RGNF) Scheme for Scheduled Caste is formulated and funded by Ministry of Social Justice &Empowerment. The scheme is open to candidates who belong to Scheduled Caste and are pursuing higher studies such as regular and full time M.Phil.and Ph.D.degrees in Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences and Engineering & Technology. There are 2000 slots for Scheduled Caste every year for all the subjects. 3% fellowships are reserved for Persons with Disabilities candidates belonging to SC categories as per provision laid down by the Government of India.
   


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