Merit Scholarships for EBC Students, Maharashtra 2023-24

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EligibilityClass 11 or 12 students
AwardUp to ₹160 per month for 10 months

About the Program


Last Updated On : 09-11-2023   Posted By : Disha Bhatt

Open Merit Scholarships for EBC Students, Maharashtra 2023-24 is an initiative of the School Education and Sports Department, Government of Maharashtra, to provide financial assistance to EBC category students studying in Class 11 or 12. The key objective of the scholarship is to enable students to continue higher education. The selected students will receive a scholarship amount of up to ₹160 per month for 10 months.

Source: Aaple Sarkar DBT Portal

  • Merit Scholarships for EBC Students, Maharashtra 2023-24

    To be eligible for the scholarship, an applicant must:

    • be a domicile of Maharashtra
    • belong to the Economically Backward Class (EBC) category
    • be studying in Class 11 or 12
    • have secured a minimum of 50% marks in the SSC examination in the first attempt

    The selected students will receive scholarship awards in the following manner: 

    Particulars Scholarship Amount (per month for 10 months)  
    Hostelers Day Scholars
    Boys ₹140 ₹80
    Girls ₹160 ₹100
    • Income certificate approved by Tahasildar
    • SSC marksheet
    • Previous year marksheet (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 phone number.
    Step 4: Complete the Aadhaar authentication process either through OTP or biometrics. 
    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 the necessary documents and submit. 

Important Dates

Scholarship Deadline: 31st March 2024

Selection Criteria

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


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