NSP Financial Assistance for Education of the Wards of Beedi/Cine/IOMC/LSDM Workers - Pre-Matric 2023-24

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EligibilityWards of Beedi/Cine/IOMC/LSDM workers
AwardA financial assistance of up to INR 2,000 per annum

About the Program


Last Updated On : 04-10-2023   Posted By : Rincy Kaur

NSP Financial Assistance for Education of the Wards of Beedi/Cine/IOMC/LSDM Workers - Pre-Matric 2023-24 is an initiative for wards of Beedi/Cine/IOMC/LSDM workers who are studying in Class 1-10. The scholarship is being offered by the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India. The main objective of this scheme is to ensure that no child is working in any hazardous sector as labour. Selected students will receive financial assistance of up to INR 2,000 per annum.

Source: National Scholarship Portal

  • NSP Financial Assistance for Education of the Wards of Beedi/Cine/IOMC/LSDM Workers - Pre-Matric 2023-24

    To be eligible, an applicant must - 

    • be a student studying in Class 1-10 
    • be a child of Beedi, Cine, IOMC, LSDM, or Mica mine worker (Note:- This includes Contract/Gharkhata (Home Based) workers also)
    • have passed the last qualifying examination in the first attempt
    • have taken admission in a recognised institution in India in any course of general or technical education, including medical, engineering and agricultural studies
    • have a total monthly family income below INR 10,000 from all sources, except in the case of cine workers, where the family income should not be more than INR 8,000 per month or INR 1,00,000 per annum


    Note -

    • The scholars pursuing studies through correspondence are not eligible.
    • The students promoted to the next class are also eligible to apply for the scholarship.

    The selected students will receive the following benefits - 

    Class/Category New scholarship rates per annum (enhanced) w.e.f. AY 2023-24
    Both Male/Female 
    Class 1 to 4 (for purchase of dress, books etc.) INR 1,000
    Class 5  to 8 INR 1,500
    Class 9  INR 2,000
    Class 10 INR 2,000


    Note - Students promoted to the next class are eligible to apply for the scholarship.

    • Photo of the applicant
    • Copy of the Identity card of the worker (Form B register number in case of mine workers)
    • Copy of front page of bank passbook or cancelled Cheque (which should contain details of the account holder/beneficiary)
    • Passing certificate/marksheet of the previous academic year
    • Income certificate issued by the revenue authority
    How can you apply?

    Eligible students can apply for the scholarship through the following steps -

    Step 1: Click on the 'Apply Now' link below. 
    Step 2: Click on the 'Register' button and fill in the required registration details. (Note: If already registered, log in using Gmail/Mobile number/Email ID).
    Step 3: Navigate to 'Applicant Corner'and click on 'New Registration' tab.
    Step 4: Read the details carefully, tick the checkbox and click on the 'Continue' button. 
    Step 5: Enter mobile number, captcha code, and OTP, then submit.  
    Step 6: Fill in the required details and click on 'Save & Register' to complete the registration process. 
    Step 7: Now click on the 'Fresh Application' tab and log in using the application ID and password.
    Step 8: Fill in the required details, upload the necessary documents and submit the application.

    Note - All the applicants are advised to fill the form correctly, no changes can be made once submitted. The applicants are also advised to fill in only one application as multiple applications will cancel the form.

Important Dates

Scholarship Deadline: 30th November 2023

Selection Criteria

The candidate will be selected based on the marks percentage obtained by the candidates in the qualifying exam and the parent’s/guardian’s annual income.

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Terms and Conditions
  • The students who are receiving scholarship or stipend from any other source will not receive benefits under this Scheme.
  • The scholar should have a separate bank account. In case of a joint account, the first name should be of the scholar.
  • More than one child of the same worker must provide a separate bank account number.
  • Each scholar is required to provide a separate mobile number.
  • The following students are not eligible for the scholarship  - 
    • Students who after passing one stage of education want to continue studying in the same stage of education but in a different subject. e.g. B.Sc. after B.Com. or B.Com. after B.A. or M.A. in one subject after M.A. in another subject.
    • Students who have completed their educational career in one professional line and are willing to continue education in a different professional line, e.g. L.L.B. after B.T. or B.Ed.
  • *The scholarship sanctioned is liable to be cancelled on the following occasions - 
    • If the scholar is found to have obtained a scholarship by false statements.
    • If the scholar discontinues studies, the scholarship shall be stopped from the date of such discontinuance.
    • If the scholar changes the subject of the course of study for which the scholarship was originally awarded or changes the institution of study without the prior approval of the Welfare Commissioner.
    • If the scholar fails to make satisfactory progress in the studies/is irregular in attendance/guilty of misconduct during the academic year for which scholarship has been granted.
    • If the parent(s) of the scholar ceases to be a Beedi/Mine/Cine worker.

*Note - If the scholars are found to have committed any one or more of the above after the scholarship amount has actually been paid, the amount shall be recovered forthwith from their parents.

This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by September, 2024. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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