What are the Scholarship Schemes available for Minority Students in India?


Scholarship Schemes available for Minority Students in India

Objective

The goal of Indian government is to grant scholarship to the worthy student having a place with financially weaker areas of minority network to give them better chances to advanced education increment.  To provide them accomplishment in advanced education and upgrade their employability.

The scope of the Scheme

The Scholarship granted are, which considered in India in a legislature or private higher optional school/school/college, including such private organizations of the Government and qualified private foundations chose and informed in a direct way by the State Government/Union Territory Administration concerned. It will likewise cover specialized and professional courses in Industrial Training Institutes/Industrial Training Centers subsidiary with the National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT) of classes XI and XII level including Polytechnics and different courses (any course of short of what one year length isn’t secured under this plan; Certificate courses are additionally not secured) .

Conditions for scholarship



  • The 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.2.00 lakh. The renewal applications would be fully exhausted before the new applications are considered.
  • The award will be discontinued if a student fails to secure 50% marks or equivalent grade in the previous final examination. The scholarship will not be awarded for more than the normal period of time taken to obtain Certificate/ Degree/M. Phil Degree/ Doctorate Degree.
  • If a student is found to have obtained a scholarship by wrong way or false statement/certificates, his/her scholarship will be cancelled forthwith and the amount of the scholarship paid shall be recovered, at the discretion of the concerned State Government/Union Territory Administration.
  • If a student is found to have obtained a scholarship by wrong way or false statement/certificates, his/her scholarship will be cancelled forthwith and the amount of the scholarship paid shall be recovered, at the discretion of the concerned State Government/Union Territory Administration.
  • It will be necessary for the eligible applicants to provide Aadhaar number while applying for the scholarship and in case, an individual does not possess Aadhaar one can provide the details of alternative identification documents, as stated in the Gazette Notification – S.O. No. 1284 (E) No. 1137, dated 21.04.2017.
  • Students who have entered Aadhaar in their online application correctly and Aadhaar seeded with any of their bank accounts, in such cases the amount of scholarship will be credited to Aadhaar seeded bank account only (though the student has mentioned any other non-seeded bank account in the online application).
  • The State Government/Union Territory Administration shall constitute a committee of the departments implementing such scholarship schemes to ensure that the students from the minority community, who may also belong to SC/ST/OBC category, does not avail scholarship from other sources for the same purpose and avail only from one source.
  • Scholarships will be given to only 1 student in a family.
  • The students should be regular in attendance for which the yardstick will be decided by the following authority of the school/college/university.
  • Migration of students from one school/institute to another is not allowed for renewal applicants during the period of academic duration.
  • If a student violates any other term and condition of the scholarship, the scholarship may be suspended or cancelled. The State Government/Union Territory Administration can also directly cancel the award if duly satisfied with the reasons of violation of these regulations governing the scheme.
  • Course fee/tuition fee and maintenance allowance will be credited directly to the students’ bank account
  • The State Government/Union Territory Administration will maintain a separate account and records relating to the funds received from the Ministry and they will be subjected to inspection by the officers of the Ministry or any other agency designated by the Ministry.
  • The student obtaining benefits under this scholarship scheme shall not be allowed to avail of benefits under any other scholarship scheme implemented by State Government/UT Administration, for the same purpose.
  • The regulations can be changed at any time at the discretion of the Government of India.
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