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Pre Matric Scholarships for Minority Community Students

The Ministry of Minority Affairs, GoI, has a scholarship scheme for students belonging to minority community.

Objectives

  • Encourage parents from minority communities to send their children to school.
  • Lighten their financial burden on school education.
  • Sustain their efforts to support their children to complete school education.
  • Empowerment of children through education.
  • Upliftment of the socio-economic conditions of the minority communities.

Eligibility

  • Scholarship will be awarded for students studying in India in any government/private school from class I to class X.
  • Students of Minority community who have secured not less than 50% marks in the previous final examination are eligible to apply.
  • Scholarship will not be given to more than two students from a family.
  • A student shall be eligible for only one scholarship for all sources, i.e., SC/ST/OBC.
  • Annual income of their parents/guardian from all sources does not exceed Rs. 1 lakh.

Benefits

Actual financial assistance will be provided for admission/tuition fee and maintenance allowance as given below-

Serial Number

Item

Hostelers

Day Scholars

1.

Admission fee from class VI to X

Rs.500 per annum subject to actual.

Rs.500 per annum subject to actual.

2.

Tuition fee from class VI to X

Rs.350 per month subject to actual.

Rs.350 per month subject to actual.

3.

Maintenance allowance is payable for a period not exceeding 10 months in an academic year.

(i) Class I to V

Nil

Rs. 100 per month

(ii) Class VI to X

Rs. 600 per month subject to actual.

Rs. 100 per month

Apply online at National Scholarship Portal.How to Apply

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