New Delhi: University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES), based in Dehradun , announced recently that it plans to award a total of 590 scholarships worth Rs 3.53 crore to deserving students for academic year 2017-18. For this year, the university has enhanced the scholarship amount by Rs 1.53 crore compared to last academic year. Further, UPES has included new programs like BDesign, BPlanning and MBA in the scholarship schemes.
UPES informed that special scholarships are arranged for Uttarakhand Domicile students and the university will reward 150 toppers from Uttarakhand Board with the scholarship as per the eligibility criteria.
In addition to scholarships to under-graduate students, UPES is also offering teaching assistantship to students planning to pursue one of the three post-graduate courses: MTech, MPlan and MDesign. Eligible students from these courses can earn a monthly assistantship by doing teaching and research related work at the campus for few hours every week.