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Oasis Scholarship – Know all about scholarship portal for West Bengal

Oasis scholarship portal is a one-stop online scholarship portal for all the scholarships that are available for students of SC, ST and OBC category. Run by the Backward Classes Welfare Department, Government of West Bengal, the portal enlists both pre-matric and post-matric scholarships for the students who are residents of this state. The key objective behind introducing this Oasis scholarship portal is to create a dedicated online system for filling the application and managing scholarships offered by the government.

This article covers every significant detail about the Oasis scholarship to make you handy with all its features and benefits. It includes key information like the scholarships listed on the portal, their eligibility, their rewards, their application process, their renewal process and more.

Oasis scholarship portal – Key scholarships to look for

Which are the scholarships that are covered in the Oasis scholarship? When can you apply for those scholarships? Find answers to all your questions in the table given below. It contains the list of all scholarships that are available on the Oasis scholarship portal. Whether you are a school student or a college student, you can find one suitable scholarship to fund your further education in West Bengal.

List of Key Oasis Scholarships

S.No. Scholarship name Provider Application Period*
1. Pre-matric scholarship for SC students Backward Classes Welfare Department, Government of West Bengal May to November
2. Pre-matric scholarship for ST students Backward Classes Welfare Department, Government of West Bengal May to November
3. Post-matric scholarship for SC/ST students Backward Classes Welfare Department, Government of West Bengal May to November
4. Post-matric scholarship for OBC students Backward Classes Welfare Department, Government of West Bengal May to November

*The application period mentioned above is tentative, which may change on the discretion of the scholarship provider.

Oasis scholarship – Eligibility

What are the eligibility conditions that you need to fulfil while applying for any of the Oasis scholarships? This is an obvious question to occur in your mind, the answer to which is given in the table below. However, one of the major eligibilities that you need to fulfil to get these scholarships is that you should be a permanent resident of the state or hold its domicile.  Besides this, there are several other criterions too for you to fulfil that are mentioned hereunder.

Eligibility Criteria for Oasis Scholarships

S.No. Scholarship name Eligibility
1. Pre-matric scholarship for SC students
  • One should be a student of class 9th and 10th and belong to SC category.
  • The family/guardian income should not be more than INR 2 Lakh per annum from all sources.
2. Pre-matric scholarship for ST students
  • A student must belong to the ST category.
  • Students of class 9th and 10th are eligible to apply.
  • The annual family/guardian income should not be more than INR 2 Lakh from all sources.
3. Post-matric scholarship for SC/ST students
  • You should be studying at the post-secondary or post-matriculation level and belong to SC/ST category.
  • The annual income of parents/guardian should not be more than INR 2.5 Lakh from all sources.
4. Post-matric scholarship for OBC students
  • You should be studying at the post-secondary level and belong to OBC category.
  • The annual income of the family/guardian from all sources should not be more than INR 1 Lakh.

Note: All the above-given scholarships are applicable only for students who have a domicile of West Bengal.

Oasis scholarship – Rewards

The rewards that you get through Oasis scholarships are variable which majorly depend upon the class in which you are currently studying. Of course, your academic merit and financial need have a crucial role in the selection procedure, but the amount of the scholarship that you can receive varies from class to class. Below is a detailed structure of scholarship rewards that you can win through Oasis scholarship.

The scholarship amount is disbursed only if your application is successfully verified by PO or DWOs.

Detailed rewards of Oasis scholarships

S.No. Scholarship name Reward for Day Scholars Reward for Hostellers
1. Pre-matric scholarship for SC students INR 150 per month for 10 months + Adhoc grant of INR 750 per annum INR 750 per month for 10 months + Adhoc grant of INR 1,000 per annum.
2. Pre-matric scholarship for ST students INR 150 per month for 10 months + Adhoc grant of INR 750 per annum INR 750 per month for 10 months + Adhoc grant of INR 1,000 per annum.
3. Post-matric scholarship for SC/ST students Maintenance allowance of up to INR 550 per month Maintenance allowance of up to INR 1200 per month
For medical/ engineering/ BSc (Agri)/ MPhil/ PhD/ LLM students INR 550 per month INR 1,200 per month
For B.Pharm/ LLB/ B.Nursing/ PG/ Hotel Management courses etc. INR 530 per month INR 820 per month
For general courses up to graduate level INR 300 per month INR 750 per month
For students of class 11th and 12th in 10+2 system intermediate courses/ Polytechnic/ ITI courses INR 230 per month INR 750 per month
4. Post-matric scholarship for OBC students Maintenance allowance of up to INR 350 per month Maintenance allowance of up to INR 750 per month
For medical/ engineering/ BSc (Agri)/ MPhil/ PhD/ LLM students INR 350 per month INR 750 per month
For B.Pharm/ LLB/ B.Nursing/ PG/ Hotel Management courses etc. INR 335 per month INR 510 per month
For general courses up to graduate level INR 210 per month INR 400 per month
For students of class 11th and 12th in 10+2 system intermediate courses/ Polytechnic/ ITI courses INR 160 per month INR 260 per month

Oasis scholarship – Application process

What are the steps to be followed to apply through the Oasis scholarship portal? Irrespective of the scholarship you want to apply for, get step-by-step details of the application process hereunder –

Step 1: Registering with Oasis scholarship

  • Visit the official website.
  • Click on “Student’s registration” in the students corner.
  • Choose the district where your institution is based.
  • A page for verification of caste certificate will appear. Fill in all details and click on submit.
  • Once the caste certificate is verified, you will be directed to the online registration page. Fill in all mandatory fields and click on submit.

Step 2: Oasis login to complete the application

  • Once you are registered successfully, you can download your permanent user id/application number and password through “Download login information/acknowledgement slip” button.
  • Click on “Login Now” button using your application number/user id and password.
  • Once logged in, you have to fill in you further details and bank information carefully and click on ‘Save and Proceed’.

Step 3: Verifying and Locking of Oasis application

Once you have filled all your information in the application form. You can click on “Verify and Lock” button to lock all the information filled. Note: Once you have locked the information filled, you cannot make any changes further. So, make sure you enter the correct information in the application form.

Step 4: Print the application

After successful locking of the application form, click on “Download Application Form” button to get the computer-generated copy of the filled in application form.

Step 5: Submission of printed application

Submit the printed copy of duly-filled application form along with the copies of all supporting documents to your concerned BDO (Block Development Officer) for Block area or PO cum DWO for municipality corporation.

The documents to be submitted are –

  • Your recent stamp sized photograph
  • Attested copy of your caste certificate/acknowledgement slip
  • Attested copy of your mark sheets and certificates of the last examination passed

Oasis scholarship – Renewal process

If you have already won scholarships through the Oasis scholarship portal in the previous years, you need to renew it every year. For renewal, the application process is slightly different. You can find below the step-by-step description of the renewal process hereunder –

Step 1: Log in to your Oasis scholarship account.

  • Visit the official website.
  • Click on “Renew Scholarship” button in the students corner.
  • Login using your registered user id/application number and password.
  • Verify the previously entered details and make changes if required.

Step 2: Renew application

  • Once you have verified your already existing information, you can click on “Renew Application” button.
  • Enter information about the current academic study that you are pursuing.
  • Click on “Renew and Lock application” button.

Note: Once you lock your renewal application, you cannot make a change in any field. So, make sure you enter the correct information in every field.

Step 3: Submit the printed application

Once you have locked your renewal application, you can download the application form and submit it along with all the supporting documents to the concerned Block Development Office (BDO) for block area or PO cum DWO for municipality corporation.

The documents to be submitted are –

  • Your recent stamp sized photograph
  • Attested copy of your caste certificate/acknowledgement slip
  • Attested copy of your mark sheets and certificates of the last examination passed

Oasis scholarship – Application status

The Oasis scholarship portal also offers the provision of tracking the current application status to all its users. Whether you have applied for a pre-matric scholarship or a post-matric scholarship, you can track your application status online through the portal. Just follow the below given simple steps to track your application status –

  • Visit the official page.
  • Click on the “Track an application” button.
  • Select the district where your current institution is situated.
  • Fill details like application serial number/user id, applied district and session to track your application.

Oasis scholarship – Contact details

In case you have any query or doubt regarding the Oasis scholarship application, scholarship information or any other details, you can directly contact the Oasis helpline number – +91-8420023311.

Also, read about the top scholarships for students of West Bengal.

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