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Foreign Education Scholarship for SC, Maharashtra 2017-18

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open31-Dec-2018
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What is Foreign Education Scholarship for SC, Maharashtra 2017-18?

Department of Social Justice & Special Assistance, Government of Maharashtra invites applications for Foreign Education Scholarship for SC, Maharashtra 2017-18. This scholarship will enable SC students to study abroad in Postgraduate and PhD courses of prominent universities. 

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

  • Family income limit should not exceed INR 6 Lac per annum.
  • The student must belong to Schedule Caste.
  • The student must be a domicile of Maharashtra.
  • Age limit for a student pursuing PG courses is 35 years & for PhD is 40 years.
  • University should be recognised and within latest QS top 300 world ranking.
  • It is compulsory for the student to refund all the expenses if he/she do not complete the course.
  • The income limit is exempted for students admitted in QS world ranking top 100 universities & London School of Economics.
  • The maximum duration considered for a PhD course shall be 4 years but if the duration is less than 4 years than actual duration shall be considered.
  • Renewal Policy: The students need to pass and get admitted in the next academic year.
  • The fees for the next academic year will be approved only if the candidate shows satisfactory attendance and progress report.

How can you apply ?

Eligible candidates can apply for the scholarship online through following steps -
Step 1: Click here to register as a new user. (Note: Candidate should have a mobile number registered with their Aadhaar card to ensure seamless and fast application process.)
Step 2: Complete the Aadhaar authentication process either through OTP or biometric. 
Step 3: The candidates will receive an OTP on their registered mobile number if they opt for OTP authentication.
Step 4: Complete the registration process by filling in all required details. 
Step 5: Log in using username or password. 
Step 6: Complete the application process for the scholarship.   

Terms and Conditions

Award details:

  • Selected students will receive full tuition fee as fixed by the foreign university and maintenance allowance of 14000 USD or 9000 GBP.
  • Incidental charges of USD 1375 for the US & other countries while for the UK, GBP 1000 will be paid. 
  • The scholarship will also cover expenses for books, project report & study tour, etc.
  • The tuition fee will be paid directly to the university.
  • The student will get airfare reimbursement while going out of India and returning back to India after completion of the course.

Documents Required:

  • Caste Certificate
  • Aadhar Card
  • Parent's Income Certificate/Proof
  • Bank (In India) Passbook Xerox 
  • Previous year's Marksheet 
  • Offer Letter of University
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Passport
  • Leaving Certificate
  • Prospectus of Course of University
  • Expenditure Statement for Annual Fees

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