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Organization : Ministry of Minority Affairs
Scholarship Name : Pre-Matric Scholarship 2016-17 Fresh & Renewal
Applicable For : Minority Community Students Studying in Classes I to X
Applicable States/UTs: All Over India
Application Deadline : 30th September, 2016 (Fresh & Renewal)
Website : http://www.minorityaffairs.gov.in/prematric
National Scholarship Portal: http://scholarships.gov.in/
Scholarship Details : http://www.scholarships.net.in/uploads/9293-Prematric.pdf
Timeline : http://www.scholarships.net.in/uploads/9293-scholarship.pdf
Pre Matric Scholarship Scheme :
The scholarship will be awarded for studies in India in a government or private school from class I to class X, including such residential Government institutes and eligible private institutes selected and notified in a transparent manner by the State Government and Union Territory Administration concerned.
Minority Affairs Post Matric Scholarship 2016-17: www.scholarships.net.in/9304.html
Scholarship will be awarded to the students who have secured not less than 50% marks in the previous final examination and annual income of their parents/guardian from all sources does not exceed Rs. 1 lakh.
As the number of scholarships for minorities available in a year is fixed and limited it is necessary to lay down preference for selection. Inter-se selection weightage is to be given to poverty rather than marks. In case of the renewal applications, such applications would be fully exhausted before the new applications are considered.
The scholarships will be provided for the entire course. Maintenance allowance will be given for 10 months only in an academic year.
Renewal of Scholarship :
The scholarship, once awarded, may be renewed during next academic year of the course on the production of certificate that the student has secured 50% marks
Mode of Applying:
The concerned State Government/Union Territory Administration will supply the application forms, till such time computerized systems are made operational by the State Governments/Union Territory Administrations. The application forms should be received back alongwith requisite certificates/certifications within the stipulated period
Conditions For Scholarship:
(i) Scholarship will be available to the students of minority community studying in Classes I to X. The continuance of award will be subject to securing 50% marks in the previous examination. Maintenance allowance will be provided to hostellers and day scholars.
(ii) The award will be discontinued if a student fails to secure 50% marks in the annual examination except in case of unavoidable reasons to be certified by the Principal/competent authority of the school and recommended by the State Government/Union Territory Administration.
(iii) Scholarship will not be given to more than two students from a family.
(iv) Students should be regular in attendance for which the yardstick will be decided by the competent authority of the school.
(v) Income Certificate; Income certificate from the employer for employed parents/guardian or Certificate to be issued by the Competent Authority declared by the State Government/ UT Administration.
(vi) The school/institute will certify the claim of student of being an outstation student not residing in hostel of the school/institute concerned.