Merit Scholarship for SC/ST/OBC/Minority Students (Class 1 to 12), Delhi 2021

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EligibilityClass 1 to 12
AwardUp to INR 4,500

About the Program


Last Updated On : 05-01-2022   Posted By : Salma

Department for the Welfare of SC/ST/OBC/Minority, Government of NCT of Delhi invites applications for Merit Scholarship for SC/ST/OBC/Minority Students (Class 1 to 12), Delhi 2021 from students studying in Class 1 to 12 of all government/aided/recognized public schools. This scholarship aims to provide financial assistance to meritorious students. Selected students will receive up to INR 4,500 per annum.

  • Merit Scholarship for SC/ST/OBC/Minority Students (Class 1 to 12), Delhi 2021

    To be eligible, an applicant must:

    • Be a domicile of Delhi
    • Belong to SC/ST/OBC/Minority community
    • Be studying in class 1 to 12 in a government/aided/recognized public school
    • Have an annual family income not exceeding INR 2 lakh 
    • Not be receiving any other scholarship

    Class 1 to 8 (SC/ST/Minorities students) 

    • No minimum marks criteria – INR 1,000 per annum

    OBC students (Class 6 to 8)

    • 55% to 60% marks in the previous class - INR 600 per annum
    • Above 60% marks in the previous class - INR 720 per annum

    Class 9 to 10 (SC/ST/OBC/Minority)

    • 55% to 60% marks in the previous class – INR 1,620 per annum
    • Above 60% marks in the previous class – INR 2,040 per annum

    Class 9 to 12 (SC/ST/OBC/Minority students)

    • 55% to 70% marks in the previous class – INR 3,000 per annum
    • Above 70% marks in the previous class – INR 4,500 per annum
    • Residence Proof
    • Aadhaar Card
    • Caste Certificate (for minority self-declaration) 
    • Income certificate (if applicable) 
    • Bank details of students (Aadhar seeded) 
    • Previous class mark sheet 
    • Fee structure (if applicable) 
    • Fee receipt (if applicable) 
    • Verification letter (for outside Delhi application)
    How can you apply?

    Follow the steps below to apply for the scholarship:

    Step 1: Click on the 'Apply Now' button below.
    Step 2: Open the e-district portal
    Step 3: Login using existing credentials or register as a new user.
    Step 4: Provide all the relevant details and follow the instructions.
    Step 5: Select the scholarship scheme and upload the required documents.
    Step 6: Submit the application.

Important Dates

Application deadline: 31st January 2022

Selection Criteria

All the candidates meeting the eligibility criteria will be awarded the scholarship on the basis of academic merit.

Important documents
Terms and Conditions
  • In the case of a minority student, a declaration by parent/guardian in the prescribed format that his son/daughter belongs to a particular minority community is required to be uploaded on the portal. 
  • Students should not opt for any centrally funded scheme along with the state-funded scheme.
  • Student/applicant will be responsible for any incorrect/incomplete information filled in the portal.
  • System generated Login ID should be kept safely by the applicant for monitoring of their application on the e-district portal and e references.

This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by July, 2023. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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