Open Merit Scholarships in Junior College, Maharashtra 2023-24

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EligibilityStudents enrolled in Class 11 and 12
Award₹50 per month for 10 months

About the Program


Last Updated On : 09-11-2023   Posted By : Smriti Verma

Open Merit Scholarships in Junior College, Maharashtra 2023-24 is an initiative of the School Education and Sports Department, Government of Maharashtra, to financially assist students of Class 11 and 12. The objective of the scheme is to motivate and encourage these students to pursue higher education. The selected students will receive a monthly scholarship of ₹50 for a duration of 10 months.

Source: Aaple Sarkar DBT Portal

  • Open Merit Scholarships in Junior College, Maharashtra 2023-24

    To be eligible, an applicant must:

    • be studying in Class 11 or 12
    • have secured a minimum of 60% marks in the SSC examination in the first attempt



    The selected students will receive ₹50 per month for 10 months (₹500 per annum).

    • SSC marksheet
    • Class 11 marksheet (for renewal, if applicable)
    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 the 'Register' button and fill in the required registration details. (Note: If already registered, log in using Gmail/Mobile number/Email ID).
    Step 3: Click on the 'New Applicant Registration' button at the right-hand side of the dashboard.
    Step 4: Fill in all required details, verify the email and the phone number.
    Step 5: Complete the Aadhaar authentication process either through OTP or biometric. 
    Step 6: After completing the authentication process, fill in all the required details to 'Register'.
    Step 7: Now, click on the 'Applicant login' button on the right-hand side of the dashboard.
    Step 8: Log in using the username and password. 
    Step 9: Fill in the necessary details, upload the specified documents and submit. 

Important Dates

Application Deadline: 31st March 2024

Selection Criteria

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

Terms and Conditions
  • The continuance of scholarship is subject to satisfactory progress and securing at least 50% marks at the end of the first year of the Junior College Beneficiary Category.

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