Mizoram Scholarship is available to students domiciled in Mizoram which is the southernmost landlocked Indian state with a population of 10 Lakh and a highly literate agrarian economy. The Samaj Kalyan Vibhag or Department of Social Welfare under the Mizoram Government plays a key role in providing Mizoram scholarship to all students who are studying at secondary, higher secondary or higher level of education. The scholarships are divided into pre-matric, post-matric and merit cum means. The students can find information about a Mizoram scholarship through Mizoram Scholarship Board (MSB) website, National Scholarship Portal, Mizoram University website, etc.
Which are the popular Mizoram scholarships that you must look-up? Who offers the funds for these scholarships? When and how can you apply for them? What are the eligibility conditions that you need to fulfill? Find the answer to all these questions in detail in this article. It highlights every significant information related to Mizoram scholarship.
Mizoram Scholarship can be divided into pre matric, post-matric, merit cum means, post-secondary scholarships, NEC Merit Scholarship etc. Some of the prominent institutions that offer a scholarship for students of Mizoram include Social Welfare Department, Government of Mizoram, UGC, CSIR, Mizoram University, Mizoram Scholarship Board and more. The table below contains a detailed list of all Mizoram scholarships, along with their provider information and tentative application timeline.
|S.No||Scholarship Name||Provider Name||Application time*|
|1.||Pre-matric scholarship for SC/ST/OBC/Minority, Mizoram||Social Welfare Department, Government of Mizoram||April-June|
|2.||Post-matric scholarship for SC/ST/OBC/Minority, Mizoram||Social Welfare Department, Government of Mizoram||April-June|
|3.||Merit cum means scholarship for SC/ST/OBC/Minority, Mizoram||Social Welfare Department, Government of Mizoram||April-June|
|4.||Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship (RGNF) for SC/ST||UGC||September- November|
|6.||INSPIRE Scholarship||Department of Science and Technology, Government of India||October- December|
|7.||Maulana Azad National Fellowship for Minority||UGC||September- December|
|8.||CSIR JRF||CSIR||October- December|
|9.||NEC Merit Scholarship||Mizoram Scholarship Board, Government of Mizoram||June-August|
The students of Mizoram can avail different types of scholarships which have its own set of eligibility criteria. The key eligibility that applies to each Mizoram scholarship is that you should be a domicile or permanent resident of Mizoram state. Furthermore, the table shown below provides detailed information on different scholarships, applicant’s category and the conditions that need to be fulfilled for the application.
|S.No||Scholarship Name||Category||Eligibility criteria|
|1.||Pre-matric scholarship for SC/ST/OBC/Minority||SC/ST/OBC/Minority|| |
|2.||Post-matric scholarship for SC/ST/OBC/Minority||SC/ST/OBC/Minority|| |
|3.||Merit cum means scholarship for SC/ST/OBC/Minority||SC/ST/OBC/Minority|| |
|4.||NEC Merit Scholarship||EBC|| |
|5.||Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship(RGNF) for SC/ST||SC/ST|| |
|6.||UGC-NET JRF||General, SC/ST/OBC/PWD|| |
|7.||INSPIRE Scholarship||General, SC/ST/OBC|| |
|8.||Maulana Azad National Fellowship for minority||Minority|| |
|9.||CSIR Fellowship||General, SC/ST/OBC|| |
Majority of the scholarships can be applied online and the students are advised to visit the respective state or government portals to check out the latest information, deadlines, and instructions to apply for the scholarships. Each Mizoram scholarship has its distinctive approach towards the application. The table below provides you with complete information on where you can apply for each scholarship.
|S.No||Scholarship Name||How to apply?|
|1.||Pre-matric scholarship for SC/ST/OBC/Minority||Apply online through the National Scholarship Portal|
|2.||Post-matric scholarship SC/ST/OBC/Minority||Apply online through the National Scholarship Portal|
|3.||Merit cum means scholarship SC/ST/OBC/Minority||Apply online through the National Scholarship Portal|
|4.||NEC Merit Scholarship||Apply online through the National Scholarship Portal|
|5.||UGC JRF||Apply online through the official UGC website|
|6.||CSIR JRF||Apply online through the official CSIR HRDG website|
|7.||Maulana Azad National Fellowship for Minority||Apply online through the official UGC website|
|8.||Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship for SC/ST||Apply online through the official UGC website|
|9.||INSPIRE Scholarship||Apply online through the INSPIRE program website.|
How much scholarship amount does a student receive with a Mizoram scholarship? How many numbers of scholarships are awarded every year? The table given below provides a comprehensive Mizoram Scholarship award details. There are different awards given to the selected students based on the scholarship the student opts to apply with their current academic qualification. Also, at times, the financial need plays a crucial role in identifying the scholars.
Number of Scholarships
|1.||Post-matric scholarship for SC/ST/OBC/Minority||5 lakhs |
|2.||Pre-matric scholarship for SC/ST/OBC/Minority||30 lakhs |
|3.||Merit cum means scholarship for SC/ST/OBC/Minority||50,000|| |
|4.||NEC Merit Scholarship||NA|| |
|5.||UGC JRF||NA|| |
|6.||CSIR JRF||NA|| |
|7.||Maulana Azad National Fellowship for minority||1000|| |
|8.||INSPIRE Scholarship||12000|| |
|9.||Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship for SC/ST||For SC Students- 2000 |
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