Known as the heart of the nation, Delhi is a great cultural, commercial and political center of the country. As per the 2011 census, Delhi has a literacy rate of 86.3% with 91.0% of male and 80.9% of female ratio. There are about more than 165 universities and colleges in the national capital. Most of the universities offer scholarships to students administrated by the Directorate of Higher Education but still many students are not aware of such scholarship opportunities.
To improve the literacy rate in Delhi, Government of Delhi provides various scholarship opportunities so that students can easily continue studies, reducing school and college drop-out rate. Here, we have prepared a list of scholarships for students of Delhi
Pre and Post Matric Scholarship for OBC students, Delhi 2018 has been introduced by Department for the Welfare of SC/ST/OBC, Government of Delhi for students studying in Class 1 to Post-Graduation. The objective of the scholarship is to award financial aid to students of poor OBC parents whose parental income is below double the poverty line.
To provide financial support to the students belonging to scheduled caste category in pursuing higher education, Pre and Post Matric Scholarship for SC students, Delhi 2018 is for the students studying in Class 9 to Post graduation level has been introduced by the Department for the Welfare of SC/ST/OBC, Government of NCT of Delhi.
Department for the Welfare of SC/ST/OBC, Government of NCT of Delhi introduces the Merit Scholarship for SC/ST/OBC/Minority students, Delhi 2018 for students studying in any graduate or postgraduate courses. The purpose of this scheme is to provide financial support to the students belonging to these categories in pursuing higher education.
With an objective to provide financial assistance to class 1 to 12 students for the purchasing of stationery, Department for the Welfare of SC/ST/OBC, Government of Delhi introduces Financial assistance to SC/ST/OBC/Minority, Delhi 2018 for students studying in Class 1 to 12.
The University of Delhi invites applications from undergraduate and postgraduate students for Undergraduate Scholarships. In all, the University offers a total of 15 scholarships and book grants for the undergraduate students.
The University of Delhi invites applications from its undergraduate and postgraduate students from different departments or colleges for Departmental Scholarships 2017. In all, the University offers a total of 78 scholarships and book grants for the eligible students.
The University of Delhi invites applications for postgraduate students. The department offers 2 scholarships- Delhi University & All India Post Graduate Scholarship 2017 and His Holiness The Pope Scholarship 2017, to the 1st year postgraduate students.
Delhi Ladli Scheme is a scheme active under the Department of Women and Child Development, New Delhi. It invites applications from girl children who are born in the last 1-year and must be a resident of Delhi. Some of the objectives of this scheme is to empower the girl child socially, economically and also promote their birth registration in Delhi.