2012-13 Post-Matric Scholarships for Indian students belonging to minority communities in India

Published On: 06 Jun 2012

 | Last Updated On: 06 Jun 2012

Applications invited by the Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India for the 2012-13 Post-Matric Scholarship for Indian Students belonging to the Minority Communities  in India. The scholarship is to be awarded for studies in India in a government or private higher secondary school/college/university, including such residential institutes of the Government and eligible private institutes selected and notified in a transparent manner by the State Government/Union Territory Administration concerned. It will also cover technical and vocational courses in Industrial Training Institutes/ Industrial Training Centres affiliated with the National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT) of classes XI and XII level.

Scholarship details:

  • Scholarship will be provided for the entire course. However, maintenance allowance will be given for a period not exceeding 10 months only in an academic year. 30% of scholarship will be earmarked for girl students.
  • In case sufficient numbers of eligible girl students are not available, then the balance earmarked Scholarships may be awarded to eligible boy students.

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Eligibility:

Scholarship will be awarded to the students who have secured not less than 50% marks or equivalent grade in the previous final examination and the annual income of whose parents/guardian from all sources does not exceed Rs.2 lakh.

How to apply:

The concerned State Government/Union Territory Administration will supply the application forms, till such time computerized systems are made operational. The application forms should be received back along with requisite certificates/certifications within the stipulated period.

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Important dates:

Last date for application submission is September 30, 2012

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