NSP Pre Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities 2021-22

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EligibilityClass 1 to 10 Students
AwardAdmission fee, tuition fee, maintenance allowance

About the Program


NSP Pre Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities 2021-22 is an initiative for the students of Class 1 to 10 of minority communities. The scholarship aims to encourage parents of minority communities to send their kids to school by funding the school education of their children and by supporting the efforts of educating their children.

  • NSP Pre Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities 2021-22

    To be eligible, an applicant must -  

    • Be studying in Class 1 to 10
    • Have secured at least 50% marks in the previous final examination
    • Have a family income of not more than INR 1 lakh per annum from all sources
    • Belong to the minority community (Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Buddhists, Jains, and Zoroastrians/Parsis)

    The scholarships will be given in the following ways - 

    • Admission fee for Class 6 to 10 (Hostellers and Day Scholars): INR 500 per annum
    • Tuition fee for Class 6 to 10 (Hostellers and Day Scholars): INR 350 per month
    • Maintenance allowance for 10 months in an academic year (Day Scholars): INR 100 per month for Class 1 to 5
    • Maintenance allowance for 10 months in an academic year (Hostellers): INR 600 per month for Class 6 to 10
    • Maintenance allowance for 10 months in an academic year (Day Scholars): INR 100 per month for Class 6 to 10
    • Domicile certificate
    • Self-certified community certificate by the student
    • Self-attested copy of previous academic mark sheet
    • Copy of Aadhar Enrollment/Aadhar Card
    • Income certificate issued by a competent authority in the State/UT Government
    • Proof of bank account in the name of the student or joint account with mother/father
    How can you apply?

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

    Step 1
    : Click on the 'Apply Now' link below. 
    Step 2: Read the guidelines carefully, select the undertaking, and 'Continue'. 
    Step 3: Select the state of domicile, scholarship category (Pre Matric), scheme type (scholarship scheme), gender, write the applicant's name, date of birth, mobile number, email ID.
    Step 4: Provide the bank details (Bank name, IFSC Code, Account Number)
    Step 5: Select Aadhaar or Bank Account Number as identification detail and click on the 'Register' button.
    Step 6: The mobile number will be verified and an OTP will be generated.
    Step 7: Now, log in using OTP and fill the form.
    Step 8: An application ID and password will be generated. Use that for future references.

    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 Closing Date: 15th December 2021
Last date for defect verification: 31st December 2021
Last date for Institute verification: 31st December 2021

Selection Criteria

The candidates will be selected through following criteria - 

  • Fresh: Weightage will be given according to the financial need of the applicant rather than the marks obtained. In case the family income and the marks of the two applicants are the same, the result will be generated according to the ‘Date of Birth’ and preference will be given to the senior applicant.
  • Renewal: The scholar will be eligible for the renewal of the scholarship if obtained 50% in the previous year’s examinations in the same course and at the same institute.
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Terms and Conditions
  • 30% of the total seats are reserved for female candidates. The seat will be transferred to the male candidate in case of the non-availability of the female candidate.
  • A student will be eligible for only one scholarship out of all the available scholarships of Central Government meant for SC/ST/OBC/Minority students. 

This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by August, 2022. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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