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Top OBC Scholarships with Deadline Approaching

The deadline to apply for various OBC scholarships is approaching. These scholarships are exclusively available to support the education of students belonging to Other Backward Classes (OBC) category. Introduced by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India and various other state governments, these scholarships offer support for studies at both pre-matric and post-matric level. The last dates to apply for these scholarships lies between 31st December 2020 and 31st January 2021.

Find below the compilation of top OBC scholarships which are currently LIVE and will expire soon. Read further to acquaint yourself with every relevant information related to these scholarships like their eligibility, scholarship award and application deadline.

Centrally Sponsored Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme for OBC Students, Himachal Pradesh

OBC category students who are studying at post-matriculation level are eligible for this scholarship, provided they are permanent residents of Himachal Pradesh. Also, the annual family income of the candidate must be less than INR 1.50 lakh from all sources.

Provider Detail: Government of Himachal Pradesh

Scholarship Award: Up to INR 750 per month and other benefits

Application Deadline: 31 December 2020

Centrally Sponsored Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme for OBC Students, Himachal Pradesh

This scholarship is open for candidates who come from Other Backward Classes and are domiciles of Himachal Pradesh. They must be studying in Class 1 to 10. Also, their annual family income must be less than INR 2.50 lakh from all sources.

Provider Detail: Government of Himachal Pradesh

Scholarship Award: Up to INR 500 per month and other benefits

Application Deadline: 31 December 2020

Dr. Ambedkar Medhavi Chatravriti Yojana for OBC Students, Himachal Pradesh

Students who are domiciles of Himachal Pradesh and belong to OBC category are eligible. They must have passed Class 10 examination and should have taken admission in Class 11 or any professional/technical courses after Class 10 at a recognized institution within or outside the state.

Provider Detail: Government of Himachal Pradesh

Scholarship Award: INR 10,000 per annum

Application Deadline: 31 December 2020

Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students, Assam

Open for OBC category students of Assam, this scholarship offers financial assistance for studies in Class 1 to 10. The students are required to have a minimum regular attendance of 60% in the previous year. Also, their annual family income must not exceed INR 2.5 lakh from all sources.

Provider Detail: Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India

Scholarship Award: Up to INR 500 per month and other grants

Application Deadline: 31 December 2020

Post-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students, Assam

Under this scholarship, OBC category students who are domiciles of Assam state are provided financial assistance for studies at post-matriculation level i.e., Class 11 and above. They are required to have passed matriculation or higher secondary examination from a recognized university or board. Their annual family income must be less than INR 1.5 lakh from all sources.

Provider Detail: Government of Assam

Scholarship Award: Up to INR 750 per month and other benefits

Application Deadline: 31 December 2020

Post-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students, Tripura

This scholarship is open for OBC category students of Tripura. They must be studying in Class 11, 12, undergraduate, postgraduate or doctoral courses at recognized institutions/colleges. Also, their annual family income must be less than INR 1.50 lakh from all sources.

Provider Detail: Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India

Scholarship Award: Maintenance allowance and other benefits

Application Deadline: 31 January 2021

Post-Matric Scholarships for OBC Students, Punjab

Students who are permanent residents of Punjab and belong to OBC category are eligible. They must be studying at post-matriculation level i.e., Class 11 and above at a recognized institution. They must have passed matriculation, higher secondary or any other higher examination of a recognized University or Board of Secondary Education. Also, their annual family income must not exceed INR 1 lakh from all sources.

Provider Detail: Department of Social Justice, Empowerment & Minorities, Government of Punjab

Scholarship Award: Up to INR 750 per month and other benefits

Application Deadline: 04 January 2021

Grant of Additional Scholarship to OBC Students for Higher Studies After Class 10 – Andaman

OBC category students who are domiciles of Andaman and Nicobar Island are eligible for this scholarship. They must have passed the Class 10 examination and should be pursuing their higher studies at a recognized institution/college/university. They must be studying at post-matriculation level.

Provider Detail: Directorate of Social Welfare, Andaman and Nicobar Administration

Scholarship Award: INR 1,000 per month

Application Deadline: 04 January 2021

Prerana Post-Matric Scholarship for ST/SC/OBC/SEBC/EBC Communities, Odisha

The scholarship is open for students who are residents of Odisha and belong to SC/ST/OBC/EBC/SEBC categories. They must be pursuing studies at post-matriculation level i.e., Class 11 to post-doctoral level. The annual family income must be less than INR 2.5 lakh (for SC/ST students) and INR 1 lakh (for OBC/SEBC/EBC students). Furthermore, for OBC/SEBC students, the minimum percentage of marks in the previous examination must be 50% or equivalent.

Provider Detail: ST & SC Development and Minorities & Other Backward Classes Welfare Department, Government of Odisha

Scholarship Award: Up to INR 1,200

Application Deadline: 15 January 2021

Key Steps to Follow

If you find yourself eligible for any of the scholarships mentioned above, you can apply for them online through their respective portals. The key steps that you must follow to make a successful application include –

Step 1: Visit the official website of Buddy4Study.

Step 2: Search for the scholarship name with the help of the search button.

Step 3: Open the scholarship page and read all necessary details.

Step 4: Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button. You will be redirected to the respective official portals of the scholarships.

Step 5: Register yourself on the portal and log in to proceed with the application.

Step 6: Fill in the application form and upload relevant documents.

Step 7: Submit the application.

Hurry! Apply for these OBC scholarships today to get requisite financial support for your higher education. Also, register on the Buddy4Study portal to get timely alerts about upcoming scholarships on email and SMS.

Shruti Pandey

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