Organisation : Government of Meghalaya (National Scholarship Portal)
Scholarship Name : Umbrella Scheme for Education & Post Matric Scholarship PMS For ST Students 2017
Applicable For : ST Students
Applicable State : Meghalaya
Application Deadline : 15th November 2017
Website : https://scholarships.gov.in/
Apply Online : https://scholarships.gov.in/meghalayaStateRegfrmInstruction
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Umbrella & Post-Matric Scholarship :
Umbrella Scheme For Education of ST Children – Post-Matric Scholarship (PMS) For ST Students – Meghalaya
Update : NSP Meghalaya Umbrella Scheme For Education Post Matric Scholarship For ST Students 2018-19 : www.scholarships.net.in/31415.html
Post Matric Scholarship For ST Students :
The scheme covers professional, technical as well as non-professional and non-technical courses at various levels including correspondence courses covering distance and continuing education.
** A Centrally Sponsored Scheme implemented by the State Governments and Union Territory Administrations.
** 100% Central assistance over and above the committed liability of the States Governments/UTs Admn. from the Government of India.
** The Scheme provides financial assistance to the Scheduled Tribe students studying at post matriculation or post-secondary stage.
** Scholarships are available for studies in India only.
** The State Government and UT to which the applicant actually belongs awards the scholarship.
** The scheme also covers central assistance to States/UTs for setting up Book Banks.
** Scholarships are paid to students whose parents’/guardians’ income from all sources does not exceed Rs. 2.50 lakhs per annum.
** All children of the same parents/guardian are eligible.
** Scheduled Tribe candidates who have passed the matriculation or higher secondary or any higher examination of a recognized University or Board of Secondary Education are eligible.
** The scholarships are available for the study of all recognized post matriculation or post secondary courses in recognized institutions except certain identified training courses like Aircraft Maintenance Engineer’s Courses, Private Pilot Licence courses etc.
** Students studying through correspondence courses are eligible.
** Employed students on leave without pay for the entire duration of a full time course are eligible for course.
** The scholarship holder under this scheme will not hold any other scholarship/stipend.
** Students who have received coaching in any of the pre-examination training centers with financial assistance from the Government will not be eligible.
Scholars are paid :-
(a) Fees for enrollment/registration, tuition, games, Union, Library, Magazine, Medical Examination and such other fees compulsorily payable by the scholar to the Institution or University/Board.
** Study tours charges upto a maximum of Rs. 1600/- per annum.
** Thesis typing and printing charges upto a maximum of Rs. 1600/- for the research scholars.
** Additional allowances to the ST students with disabilities at the prescribed rates for different degree of disability.
** Annual allowance of Rs.1200/- for essential/prescribed books, besides reimbursement of course fees to correspondence course students.
Central assistance to States/UTs for setting up of Book Banks is given @ prescribed rates. For the degree courses maximum limit is Rs. 7500/- for a set of books for two students and for Post-Graduate course @ Rs. 5000/- per student.