Class 12 Toppers To Receive Scholarships For Next 5 Years in Uttarakhand

New Delhi, 13 October 2021 – The education department of Uttarakhand is planning to offer a monthly scholarship to students who have secured top ranks in Class 12 board exams. The scholarship is being offered so that meritorious students do not have to face financial difficulties while pursuing college education. As per department officials, a directive is being formulated to offer a monthly aid of INR 2,500 for a period of 5 years to the top 100 Class 12 scorers of the state. Out of these 100 students, 70 will be from the Uttrakhand Board of State Education (UBSE) and the remaining 30 will be from the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). 

Other than that, Uttarakhand’s CM Pushkar Singh Dhami has directed the department officials to distribute free course books to all students from Classes 1 to 12 belonging to public schools in Uttarakhand from the next year. The state education board has also been instructed to provide bicycles to girl students of Class 9 living in plain areas and assistance of INR 2,850 to girl students living in hilly areas. 

Note: Earlier, public school students of Classes 9 to 12, who belonged to SC and ST quotas were eligible for free books. However, as per the new instructions, public school students of Classes 1 to 12 belonging to all quotas will be eligible for free course books.  

List of Uttarakhand Government Scholarships 

Here’s a complete list of scholarships that are available for students belonging to the state:

Scholarship NameAid DetailsApplication Timeline*
Post-Matric Scholarship for OBC StudentsFor hostellers – Up to INR 750 per month

For day scholars – Up to INR 350 per month

Between October and December
Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students For hostellers – Up to INR 1200 per month

For day scholars – Up to INR 550 per month

Between October and December
Post-Matric Scholarship for ST StudentsFor hostellers – Up to INR 1200 per month

For day scholars – Up to INR 550 per month

Between October and December
Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students (State/Center Sector)For students of Class 1 to 5 – INR 600 per annum

For students of Class 6 to 8 – INR 720 per annum

For students of Class 9 to 10 (day scholars) – INR 1500 per annum

For students of Class 9 to 10 (hostellers) – INR 3500 per annum

Between October and December
Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students (State and Central Sector)For students of Class 3 to 5 – INR 600 per annum

For students of Class 6 to 8 – INR 720 per annum

For students of Class 9 to 10 – INR 1000 per annum

Between October and December
Pre-Matric Disability Scholarship (State Sector)For Class 1 to 5 students – INR 600 per annum

For Class 6 to 8 students – INR 960 per annum

For Class 9 to 10 students – INR 1700 per annum

Between October and December
Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students (State/Center Sector)For Class 1 to 5 students – INR 600 per annum

For Class 6 to 8 students – INR 720 per annum

For Class 9 to 10 students (day scholars) – INR 1500 per annum

For Class 9 to 10 students (hostellers) – INR 3500 per annum

Between October and December
Post Matric Scholarship for EBC Students The maintenance allowance of up to INR 750 per month (for hostellers) and INR 350 per month (for day scholars) for a total duration of 10 months

 

Reader charges for blind students of up to INR 175 per month

Study tour charges of up to INR 900 per annum

Reimbursement of compulsory non-refundable fees

Thesis typing and printing aid of up to INR 1000 (for research scholars)

Between October and December
Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme for Minority (100 percent State Sector)For Class 1 to 5 students – INR 50 per month for up to 12 months

For Class 6 to 8 students – INR 80 per month for up to 12 months

Between October and December

* The application timeline mentioned above is tentative and may change at the discretion of the scholarship provider. 

Uttarakhand Government Scholarships – 2021 Deadline Update 

The deadline to apply for all Uttarakhand scholarships for the academic year 2021-22 is 31 October 2021. Interested students can apply now through the National Scholarship Portal.

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