The Government of Maharashtra announced various post-matric scholarship schemes for the academic year 2020-21 on its Aaple Sarkar DBT portal (also known as MahaDBT portal). The applications for these scholarships started on 3rd December 2020 and will continue till 30th September 2021. The students who are domiciles of Maharashtra and fulfil the requisite eligibility criteria for the scholarships can apply for them online through the MahaDBT portal.
A total of 35+ scholarships are being hosted on the portal by 8 different departments of Government of Maharashtra namely, Social Justice and Special Assistance Department, Department of Tribal Development, Directorate of Higher Education, Directorate of Technical Education, VJNT, OBC & SBC Welfare Department, Minority Development Department and others.
The table below provides a detailed overview of the number of scholarships offered by each department.
|Name of the Department||Number of Scholarships|
|Social Justice and Special Assistance Department||5|
|Department of Tribal Development||4|
|Directorate of Higher Education||13|
|Directorate of Technical Education||2|
|VJNT, OBC & SBC Welfare Department||8|
|School Education and Sports Department||2|
|Directorate of Medical Education and Research||2|
|Minority Development Department||2|
Read: Mahadbt 2020-21 Scholarship Online Applications, Eligibility, Last Date to get a detailed overview of all the scholarships listed on the portal along with their eligibility criteria and scholarship award.
How to Apply?
The students who wish to apply for any of the Maharashtra scholarships need to follow the simple steps given below.
Step 1: Visit the official website of Aaple Sarkar DBT portal.
Step 2: Click on ‘New Applicant Registration’ and register on the portal.
Step 3: Once registered successfully, students need to log into the dashboard using registered email ID and password.
Step 4: After login, the user dashboard will open. Look up for the scholarship to apply for and click on the ‘Apply’ button for the respective scholarship.
Step 5: Fill the scholarship application form and upload all supporting documents.
Step 6: Submit the application.
Hurry! Apply for these scholarships before 15th July 2021 to receive financial assistance for your studies at post-matric level.