Sikkim Scholarships 2022 – Top 10 Scholarships for Students

Sikkim Scholarships is the initiative of the Sikkim Government to help economically weaker and socially backward students. There are many government scholarships available for students residing and studying in Sikkim. The Sikkim scholarships aim to provide financial help to students to pursue higher education without any financial problems.

The central and state government established a separate association named the Sikkim Welfare Department for state welfare. This organization, along with the Human Resource Development Department (HRDD), has been actively working and implementing scholarships exclusively for the people of Sikkim.

This article will guide students to check different scholarship options in Sikkim. Also, students will get information about Sikkim scholarships, eligibility criteria, application procedure, application timeline, award details and more.

Sikkim Scholarship 2022 – A Complete List  

Considering the massive expansion of education in the state, the Welfare Department of Sikkim offers Sikkim scholarships to socially backward students annually. Besides this, there are some private institutions and organisations too, which offer financial assistance to students in the form of scholarships. Which are those scholarships? Who to contact in case of any query? The details for all of the above questions are listed in the table given below.

Detailed List of Sikkim Scholarships

Scholarship Name Application Deadline Provider Name
POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME FOR ST STUDENTS-SIKKIM  

31 January 2023

Ministry of Tribal Affairs
PM YASASVI PRE-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIPS FOR OBC, EBC, DNT STUDENTS-SIKKIM  

31 January 2023

Ministry of Tribal Affairs
PM YASASVI POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR OBC, EBC AND DNT STUDENTS-SIKKIM 31 January 2023 Ministry of Tribal Affairs
PRE-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIPS FOR ST STUDENTS CLASS IX AND CLASS X-SIKKIM 31 January 2023 Ministry of Tribal Affairs
PRE-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR SC STUDENTS STUDYING IN CLASS IX AND X-SIKKIM 31 January 2023 Ministry of Tribal Affairs
PRE-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIPS FOR CHILDREN OF PARENTS OR GUARDIANS ENGAGED IN UNCLEAN OCCUPATION (CLASS 1-10)-SIKKIM

 

31 January 2023 Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment
CENTRALLY SPONSORED POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR SC STUDENTS – SIKKIM 31 January 2023 Ministry of Tribal Affairs
CCB SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME, SIKKIM Between June and July Combined Counselling Board (CCB- Sikkim)
FOUNDER’S SCHOLARSHIP (SRM UNIVERSITY – SIKKIM) At the time of Admission SRM University (Sikkim)
SIKKIM NATIONALS SCHOLARSHIP (SRM UNIVERSITY- SIKKIM) At the time of Admission SRM University

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

Sikkim Scholarship – Eligibility Criteria

Each Sikkim scholarship comes with certain conditions to follow for students. It is mandatory for all the applicants to abide by those conditions. Any kind of discrepancy in fulfilling the eligibility conditions can lead to the rejection of your application. The students willing to apply for the Sikkim scholarship should be primarily permanent residents or domiciles of Sikkim. Other than this, there are variations concerning income and at school consistency to be eligible for these scholarships. The key eligibility criteria for the mentioned scholarships are listed in complete detail below.

Eligibility Condition for Sikkim Scholarships

Scholarship Name Category Eligibility
POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME FOR ST STUDENTS-SIKKIM

 

 

Scheduled Tribe (ST)

  • The applicant must be a domicile of Sikkim and belong to ST community
  • The applicant must be studying at the post-matric level from a recognized institution (Class 11 and above)
  • The annual family income of the applicant should be below INR 2 lakh
PM YASASVI PRE-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIPS FOR OBC, EBC, DNT STUDENTS-SIKKIM  

Scheduled Caste (SC)

  • The applicant must be a resident of Sikkim and belong to OBC, EBC and DNT community
  • The applicant must be studying at pre-matric level
  • The annual family income of the applicant should be below INR 2.5 lakh
PM YASASVI POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR OBC, EBC AND DNT STUDENTS-SIKKIM Other Backward Class (OBCs), Economically Backward Class (EBC), and De- notified, Nomadic Tribe (DNT)
  1. The applicant must be a resident of Sikkim and belong to OBC, EBC and DNT community
  2. The applicant must be studying at post-matric level
  3. The annual family income of applicant should be below INR 2.5 lakhs
PRE-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIPS FOR ST STUDENTS CLASS IX AND CLASS X – SIKKIM Scheduled Tribe (ST)
  • The applicant must be a resident of Sikkim and belong to ST community
  • The applicants must be studying be studying in Class 9 and 10 in a government school or in a school recognized by government or a Central/ State Board of Secondary Education (CBSE/ SBSE)
  • The annual family income of applicant should be below INR 2 lakhs
PRE-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR SC STUDENTS STUDYING IN CLASS IX AND X – SIKKIM Scheduled Caste (SC) TBA
PRE-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIPS FOR CHILDREN OF PARENTS OR GUARDIANS ENGAGED IN UNCLEAN OCCUPATION (CLASS 1-10) – SIKKIM All TBA
CENTRALLY SPONSORED POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR SC STUDENTS – SIKKIM Scheduled Caste (SC)
  • The applicant must be a domicile of Sikkim and belong to SC category
  • The applicant must be studying at post-matriculation or post-secondary level, i.e., Class 11 to Ph.D. level
  • The applicant have passed matriculation or higher secondary or any higher examination from a recognised University or Board of Secondary Education
  • The annual family income of applicant should be below INR 2.5 lakh
CCB SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME, SIKKIM For All
  • The student should have secured a minimum of 40% to 50% marks in the last qualifying examination
  • The applicant should be a student at College/ University level (pursuing diploma, degree or postgraduate level courses)
FOUNDER’S SCHOLARSHIP (SRM UNIVERSITY – SIKKIM) For All The student should be the school topper or the second topper
SIKKIM NATIONALS SCHOLARSHIP (SRM UNIVERSITY- SIKKIM) For All
  • Students nominated by HRDD, Sikkim can apply.
  • Students bearing Certificate of Identification and admitting directly to the University

Sikkim Scholarship – How to Apply

The government implied Sikkim scholarship invites both online and offline applications from eligible students. However, the scholarships that are being run by private institutions and organisations, the procedure may vary. Find out when and where you can apply for these scholarships in step-by-step application procedure hereunder.

Government implied Sikkim scholarship

Online Application

STEP 1- Visit the state scholarship portal of Sikkim and click on ‘Register Now’.ned below.

Sikkim Scholarships

STEP 2-  Fill in the relevant information and click on Register.

STEP 3- An email will be sent to the candidate’s email ID. The candidate will have to click on the given link to verify his/her created profile.

STEP 3- Registration on the portal. (There’s an elaborative registration procedure for all the government scholarships above. Once you register yourself, choose the scholarship that suits your preference and eligibility.)

Sikkim Scholarships Registration Form

Note– It is a one-time registration website, the credentials have to be remembered and can be used again anytime in the future for a follow-up on the scholarship applications.

Offline Application

STEP 1- If in case, the students wish to submit their application through offline mode, they need to print the application form provided on the scholarship portal, which is available to the student after they’ve completed their registration.

STEP 2- Fill up the application form carefully and do not leave any important information blank (Incomplete information on the application may lead to rejection and will be considered the student’s responsibility).

STEP 3- Attach all the required copies of documents along with your application, the required documents are mentioned below for reference.

STEP 4- Send the complete application form with the documents carefully by post to the administration office.

Sikkim Scholarship – Documents Required

The primary documents required for every scholarship usually constitute a government authorized identification card, various qualification papers etc. In the case of Sikkim Scholarship, having a certificate of identification of Sikkim state is essentially required. Besides this, get the complete list of important documents that you need to prepare for scholarship application hereunder.

  • Certificate of Identification
  • Category Certificate
  • Passport size photograph
  • Photocopy of last year mark sheet
  • Parents income certificate

Combined Counselling Board Sikkim Scholarship

The Combined Counselling Board provides a scholarship in higher education in the association with Government approved educational institutions every year. More than 100 leading colleges and courses are available under the CCB scholarship scheme.

For the CCB Sikkim Scholarship application, the following steps need to be replicated:

STEP 1- Visit the online CCB portal and select your state, so you’ll reach the introduction page

Sikkim Scholarships CCB Registration

STEP 2- ‘CLICK’ on the ‘Apply Online’ option visible on the top of the page, which will further take you to a page called ‘Important Information’ and by clicking ‘Apply Now’ option present on the screen in a small blue coloured tab will take you to the application form.

Sikkim Scholarships CCB Application Form
Sikkim Scholarship CCB Application Form

STEP 3- Fill the application form carefully and choose the program that you prefer from the wide list of choices available on the portal. The maximum number of programs allowed to apply are two.

Sikkim Scholarships - Choose the Program Option

STEP 4- After careful evaluation of the application form and self-declaration, click on ‘Submit Form’ and the application will be submitted.
The Application receipt can be downloaded by clicking on ‘Download Application Receipt’ for future follow-up. You can also download the counselling letter and the allotment letter by simply clicking on the options mentioned on the portal.

Sikkim Scholarship – Awards

Once a candidate gets shortlisted for a scholarship there’s one thing they look forward to inevitably, the reward. The rewards provided by Sikkim scholarship vary according to qualifications and communities. While some scholarship offers financial assistance in the form of cash rewards, some prefer to offer help through fee waiver. Particularly, in the case of government scholarships, the amount of scholarship is directly transferred into the account of the beneficiaries.  Find detailed information about the rewards that you will get with Sikkim scholarships in the table below.

Award Details of Sikkim Scholarships

Scholarship Name Awards
POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME FOR ST STUDENTS-SIKKIM

 

The applicant will receive an annual reimbursement of a maximum of INR 1,200
PM YASASVI PRE-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIPS FOR OBC, EBC, DNT STUDENTS-SIKKIM The applicant will receive an annual reimbursement between INR 5,000 and INR 20,000
PM YASASVI POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR OBC, EBC AND DNT STUDENTS-SIKKIM The applicant will receive an annual reimbursement between INR 5,000 and INR 20,000
PRE-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIPS FOR ST STUDENTS CLASS IX AND CLASS X-SIKKIM The applicant will receive a monthly reimbursement between INR 150 to INR 350
PRE-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR SC STUDENTS STUDYING IN CLASS IX AND X-SIKKIM TBA
PRE-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIPS FOR CHILDREN OF PARENTS OR GUARDIANS ENGAGED IN UNCLEAN OCCUPATION (CLASS 1-10)-SIKKIM TBA
CENTRALLY SPONSORED POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR SC STUDENTS – SIKKIM The applicant will receive an annual reimbursement of INR 2,500 to INR 13,500.
CCB SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME, SIKKIM
  • Shortlisted students will get the benefit of up to 70% scholarship (INR 1 Lakh to INR 3 Lakh, depending upon the course and its duration.
  • Students will also receive the state welfare scholarship (Approx. INR 30,000 to INR 50,000 annually) from the state welfare department, if eligible.
  • Hostel fee is also discounted (INR 3,000 to INR 4,000) for CCB Students.
FOUNDER’S SCHOLARSHIP (SRM UNIVERSITY – SIKKIM)
  • 100% tuition fee waiver for the school topper
  • 50% tuition fee waiver for the second school topper
SIKKIM NATIONALS SCHOLARSHIP (SRM UNIVERSITY- SIKKIM)
  • The students nominated by HRDD, the government of Sikkim are eligible for 25% of waiver of tuition fees
  • Students bearing certificate of identification and admitting directly to the university are eligible for 10% of waiver of tuition fees

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Sikkim Scholarship 2022 – FAQs 

How can I get a scholarship in Sikkim?

A candidate needs to apply for Sikkim scholarships through the Sikkim scholarship portal. Once eligibility criteria and all the requirements are fulfilled, a candidate can apply through the Sikkim government's official website scholarships (sikkim.gov.in).

What is Sikkim quota?

Sikkim quota implies that in every course, 20% of the seats are reserved for applicants selected by the Sikkim Government.

How can I apply for the Sikkim quota?

Applicants can apply for the Sikkim quota through the official website of Sikkim GO. First, an applicant must register their name on Sikkim GO. Fill in the email ID and mobile number while registering. The applicant will receive a One Time verification code (OTP) on the registered email ID or mobile number by Sikkim GO. Once registration is done, an applicant can apply for the Sikkim quota.

How can I Apply for Sikkim scholarship?

An applicant can follow the instructions to apply for the Sikkim scholarship -

  • Visit the official website scholarships.sikkim.gov.in
  • Click on the register now button and fill in the required details on the registration form
  • Once registered, an applicant must upload all the required documents and submit the application form
  • After submitting the application form an applicant can apply for the scholarship from the Sikkim government website

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