Award of LSFI Scholarships (Overseas)

Award of LSFI Scholarships (Overseas)


These scholarships are instituted by the Life Science Foundation India with the objective to encourage scholars to demonstrate their ability and intellectual excellence in their chosen areas of specialization. Every year applications will be invited from outstanding students, working persons for Studying / Training / Visiting at any of the foreign Educational Institutes / Universities / Colleges / Centres. These scholarships are not for attending any Scientific meetings / Conferences overseas.


The interested candidates must possess good academic record from any stream of subject / discipline (not less than 50%). Candidates must be between the age of 16 and 38 years, and is relaxed up to the age of 43 years in case of female and reserved candidates. The candidates who have already on-roll / applied / planned for Study / Training / Visiting in any Foreign Educational Institutes / Research Centers / Universities / Colleges are all eligible. Both full time students and working persons are eligible.


These scholarships are a kind of financial assistance without any interest. Overseas scholarships are instituted only to encourage needy students / working class persons to pursue / continue their academic goals. The scholarship shall be awarded either full or part to cover any of the expenses (academic / living / travel etc.) for one year or a maximum of two years. The recipients shall return the same amount of scholarship in case selected and availed after two years of completion of studies / employment. Our organization will not be responsible for securing admission / visa etc. The decision and recommendation of the duly constituted selection committee on the number, amount of scholarships etc. shall be final.


Interested candidates should apply in the prescribed application form. Application forms and other information etc. can be obtained from the LSFI office either personally or on written request accompanied by a self-addressed stamped (Rs.10/-) envelope (27cm x 12cm). The same information and forms may be downloaded from our website: ( Duly completed and signed applications may be submitted on or before 31st January.


May be sent by land Post to “Executive Director, Scholarship (Overseas) Section” or may send an email to by mentioning “Scholarships Overseas” in the subject space.


– Obtaining & submission of prescribed application forms : 1st November – 31st January
– Final result announcement : 30th March
– Availing scholarship (For successful candidates) : on or before 31st December

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