The Irom Sharmila Scholarship, set up in honour of Irom Sharmila’s fight for
democracy and constitutional values, is open to any graduate student
studying in any university/college in Delhi in any subject who comes from an
area with internal armed conflict. Preference will be given to those who
come from AFSPA affected areas, have suffered under AFSPA or similar laws or
can demonstrate financial need. The scholarship is a lump sum of Rs. 50,000,
awarded once a year. The scholarship jury will comprise of faculty from
different universities in Delhi. Interested candidates may send a covering
letter explaining why they should be considered, and a copy of their cv to:
[email protected]. Applications must reach by March 14,
2013, which is Irom Sharmila’s birthday.