Open Merit Scholarships for EBC Students, Maharashtra 2021-22

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EligibilityStudents of Class 11 to Postgraduation
AwardVariable awards

About the Program


Last Updated On : 10-05-2022   Posted By : Salma

Open Merit Scholarships for EBC Students, Maharashtra 2021-22 is an initiative for by the School Education Department, Government of Maharashtra for students of Class 11 to postgraduation (for boys - only students of Class 11 and 12). The key objective of the scholarship is to enable students of economically backward classes to continue further education. The selected students will receive variable awards.

  • Open Merit Scholarships for EBC Students, Maharashtra 2021-22

    To be eligible for the scholarship, an applicant must -

    • Be a domicile of Maharashtra
    • Belong to Economically Backward Classes (EBC)
    • Be studying in Class 11 and 12
    • Have secured a minimum of 50 % marks in the SSC examination in the first attempt



    The selected students will receive -

    • The hosteler boys will receive a scholarship amount of INR 140 per month for 10 months that sums up to INR 1,400.
    • The non-hosteler boys will receive INR 80 per month for 10 months that sums up to INR 800.
    • The hosteler girls will receive INR 160 per month for 10 months that sums up to INR 1,600.
    • The non-hosteler girls will receive INR 100 per month for 10 months that sums up to INR 1,000.
    • Income certificate (Approved by Tahasildar)
    • SSC mark sheet
    • Previous year mark sheet (For Renewal)
    How can you apply?

    Eligible candidates can apply for the scholarship through the following steps -
    Step 1: Click on the 'Apply Now' button below.
    Step 2: Click on 'New Applicant Registration'. 
    Step 3: Fill in all required details, verify the email and the phone number.
    Step 4: Complete the Aadhaar authentication process either through OTP or biometric. 
    Step 5: The candidates will receive an OTP on their registered mobile number if they opt for OTP authentication.
    Step 6: Complete the registration process by filling in all the required details.
    Step 7: Log in using the username and password. 
    Step 8: Complete the scholarship application, upload necessary documents and submit. 

Important Dates

Application Deadline - 31st May 2022

Selection Criteria

The candidates will be selected based on the fulfilment of the eligibility criteria.

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

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