Doctoral and Post-doctoral research scholars qualifying through different National level competitions have been receiving fellowship to pursue their research. During last 5 years researchers of Utkal University have received more than 200 fellowships from different government funding agencies like CSIR, UGC, ICSSR, DST, UGC, MANF, ICHR, DAE, MoES, ICMR, MHRD-RUSA, OHEPEE, OSHEC, CCRH for research purpose.

Research scholars, Post-doctoral fellows and Faculty members have received more than 100 awards for their research and extracurricular activities from several National and International organizations. All these awards are based on their participation and presentation of their research activities in national and international workshops, conferences, seminars and symposia.