Telangana Scholarship is a broad term that combines all the scholarships that are available for the students who are resident of Telangana state. Being a new entrant in the Union of India, the state is constantly advancing in the field of education by offering scholarships for meritorious and deserving students within the state. The Government of Telangana runs a number of Telangana scholarships for students belonging to all the categories including Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribes, Backward Class, Disabled Welfare, Minority Welfare and General category.
The key objective behind introducing Telangana scholarship is to enable the deserving students to pursue their dream education without any financial constraint. Additionally, there are some private organisations too, that offer scholarship for the students of Telangana. This article gives you complete details about the Telangana scholarships including their application timeline, application procedure, eligibility criteria and rewards.
Telangana Scholarship – The Complete List
How many Telangana scholarships are available? Are all the scholarships offered by the Government of Telangana? When can you apply for these scholarships? Find the answer to all these questions in the table given below. The students of Telangana are open to both government-funded scholarships and scholarships funded by private organisations. You can apply for these scholarships as and when they are announced and enjoy the benefits that they offer to you.
Detailed List of Telangana Scholarships
|S.No.||Scholarship Name||Provider Name||Application Period*|
|1.||Telangana Pre-Matric Scholarships For SC/ST/BC/Disabled Welfare||Government of Telangana||Always open|
|2.||Telangana Post Matric Scholarship (PMS) for SC/ST/BC/Disabled Welfare||Government of Telangana||Between September and December|
|3.||Mahatma Jyothiba Phule BC Overseas Vidya Nidhi, Telangana||Government of Telangana||Between December and January|
|4.||Telangana National Talent Search Examination||Director of Government Examinations, Telangana||Between August and September|
|5.||Telangana National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme (NMMSS)||Director of Government Examinations, Telangana||Between August and October|
|6.||Chief Minister’s Overseas Scholarship Scheme for Minorities||Government of Telangana||Between June and July|
|7.||Vidyadhan Scholarship Program||Sarojini Damodaran Foundation||Between May and June|
*The above-mentioned application period is tentative and may change on the discretion of the scholarship provider.
Telangana Scholarship – Eligibility Criteria
What are the key eligibility conditions that you need to follow to win a Telangana scholarship? This question is obvious to occur in your mind while discussing scholarships for Telangana students. One of the key eligibility conditions which are applicable to all the scholarships is that the students must be a domicile or permanent resident of Telangana state. Besides this, each scholarship has its own set of eligibility criteria that you need to fulfil. The table given below highlights all of them.
Detailed Eligibility Criteria of Telangana Scholarship
|S.No.||Scholarship Name||Eligibility Conditions|
|1.||Telangana Pre-Matric Scholarships For SC/ST/BC/Disabled Welfare||
|2.||Telangana Post Matric Scholarship (PMS) for SC/ST/BC/Disabled Welfare||
|3.||Mahatma Jyothiba Phule BC Overseas Vidya Nidhi, Telangana||
|4.||Telangana National Talent Search Examination||
|5.||Telangana National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme (NMMSS)||
|6.||Chief Minister’s Overseas Scholarship Scheme for Minorities||
|7.||Vidyadhan Scholarship Program||
Telangana Scholarship – Application Process
How and where can you apply for the Telangana scholarship? The government of Telangana hosts its own online scholarship application portal with the name of Telangana EPASS, where you can apply for most of the Telangana scholarships. Besides this, for other scholarships you can refer to the table given below that contains the detailed application procedure for each scholarship. However, being a technology-driven world, almost every scholarship invites applications through online mode only.
Detailed Application Process of Telangana Scholarship
|S.No.||Scholarship Name||How to Apply?|
|1.||Telangana Pre-Matric Scholarships For SC/ST/BC/Disabled Welfare||Apply online through official website of Telangana EPASS|
|2.||Telangana Post Matric Scholarship (PMS) for SC/ST/BC/Disabled Welfare||Apply online through official website of Telangana EPASS|
|3.||Mahatma Jyothiba Phule BC Overseas Vidya Nidhi, Telangana||Apply online through official website of Telangana EPASS|
|4.||Telangana National Talent Search Examination||Apply online through official website of Director of Government Examinations, Telangana State.|
|5.||Telangana National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme (NMMSS)||Apply online through official website of Director of Government Examinations, Telangana State|
|6.||Chief Minister’s Overseas Scholarship Scheme for Minorities||Apply online through official website of Telangana EPASS|
|7.||Vidyadhan Scholarship Program||Apply online through the official website of Sarojini Damodaran Foundation|
Telangana Scholarship – Rewards
How much scholarship amount will you get with each Telangana Scholarship? What kind of financial support do these scholarships offer? How will you get the scholarship amount? Does the scholarship offer fee waiver or monthly/annual allowance? Get the answer to all these questions in the table given below. It contains a detailed description of the rewards that the students will get. Also, while some scholarships are available in the form of a fee waiver, the scholarships that offer allowances will be directly transferred into the account of the student. You can also find the number of scholarships that are being disbursed every year hereunder.
Award Details of Telangana Scholarship
|S.No.||Scholarship Name||No. of Scholarships||Award Details|
|1.||Telangana Pre-Matric Scholarships For SC/ST/BC/Disabled Welfare||NA||
|2.||Telangana Post Matric Scholarship (PMS) for SC/ST/BC/Disabled Welfare||NA||
|3.||Mahatma Jyothiba Phule BC Overseas Vidya Nidhi, Telangana||300||
|4.||Telangana National Talent Search Examination||1000||
|5.||Telangana National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme (NMMSS)||1,00,000||
|6.||Chief Minister’s Overseas Scholarship Scheme for Minorities||500||
|7.||Vidyadhan Scholarship Program||NA||
Adding to this list, given below are some more popular scholarships to look for students of Telangana.
The Government of Telangana runs this scholarship with an objective of motivating backward class students to pursue their higher education in foreign universities.
Students who are the only child in their family and have secured 60 percent or more in their foundation degree in Management, Engineering, Pure Sciences etc. are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
The scholarship covers institution fee, living expense, education loan, passage grant and visa fees.
Students who are interested in pursuing full-time MBA course from the imperial college business school can apply for this scholarship after meeting the required eligibility criteria.
Meritorious students having three years of relevant postgraduate work experience and meeting the required level of GMAT or GRE scores are eligible to apply. Each successful applicant will receive and amount of GBP 51,000.
The DLF Foundation offers this scholarship to underprivileged students with an objective of providing them with better career opportunities and improved livelihood for them and their families as well.
Meritorious students entering into the first year of their UG or PG courses who have a secured seat for any of the applicable courses at UGC/NAAC approved institutes or colleges can apply for this scholarship.
Each selected scholar will be awarded an amount of INR 50,000 p.a.
The objective of this scheme is to provide specialized training to talented students in diverse cultural fields focusing on rare art forms that are on the threshold of extinction.
Applicants of the age group of 10 to 14 years, studying in recognized school or belonging to families practising traditional performing arts are eligible for this scholarship. Selected candidates will be rewarded with INR 3,600 per annum and up to INR 9000 of reimbursement.
The parliament of India provides this amazing opportunity for the researchers falling under the age group of 25 to 70 years to undertake high standard research on parliamentary themes.
Candidates having a master’s degree in any of the social science disciplines with outstanding research publications at the time of application with expertise in his or her own domain are eligible to apply.
An amount of INR 1,00,000 in addition to contingency allowance of INR 50,000 will be awarded to selected fellows.