Post-Matric Scholarship for Persons with Disability, Maharashtra 2019-20

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Last updated on: 20-Jun-2020
EligibilityDisabled students of class 11 onwards
AwardMultiple awards

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About the Program

The Department of Social Justice and Special Assistance, Government of Maharashtra is inviting applications from disabled students of class 11 to PhD for Post-Matric Scholarship for Persons with Disability, Maharashtra 2019-20. The scholarship aims to provide disabled students with the opportunity to go to the mainstream of education through financial assistance. The selected scholars will receive variable awards. 

  • Post-Matric Scholarship for Persons with Disability, Maharashtra 2019-20 DeadlineClosed

    Applicant must fulfil the following criteria to be eligible:

    • The student should be disabled with 40% or above disability level.
    • The student should be a resident of Maharashtra.
    • The student should be studying in a recognized university or recognized institute.
    • Student studying in recognized institute or college out of Maharashtra can also apply for this scholarship but he/she should be a resident of Maharashtra.



    The selected students will get the following benefits:

    • Maintenance Allowance for Day Scholars - 
      • Group A - INR 550 per month
      • Group B and C - INR 530 per month
      • Group D - INR 300 per month
      • Group E - INR 230 per month
    • Maintenance allowance for Hostellers
      • Group A - INR 1200 per month
      • Group B and C - INR 820 per month
      • Group D - INR 570 per month
      • Group E - INR 380 per month
    • An additional allowance of up to INR 100 to blind candidates
    • In addition to the maintenance allowance, all mandatory fees/ compulsory payable fees (Tuition Fees, Exam Fees & other Fees) by the student to the institutes are covered under this scheme

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    The following documents are required at the time of application - 

    • Mark sheet of the last appeared examination
    • Domicile certificate.
    • Disability certificate
    • Guardian certificate
    How can you apply?

    Follow the below-given steps to apply for the scholarship -
    Step 1: Click here to visit the MahaDBT portal. 
    Step 2: Click on 'New Applicant Registration'. 
    Step 3: Fill in all required details, verify the email and the phone number and register. 
    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 closing date: 29th February 2020

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Terms and Conditions
  • The scholarship will not be applicable if the candidate fails or quit the course.
  • The Scholarship will not be applicable twice or second time if the candidate applies on the criteria of HSC/SSC/Degree.
  • If the student is in Post-Graduation from the medical education field and he/she is not allowed to do practice out of institute then he/she is eligible.
  • The candidates who are taking distance education from recognized University/Institution where a non-refundable fee has to be paid by the student, such students will get INR 500 for books and material purchase.
  • Candidate can only apply for Shahu Maharaj Merit School Scholarship with this Scheme.
  • If the candidate is working full-time, he/she is not eligible.
  • The candidate residing in college/institute or any other recognized hostel and pays hostel fees, then the maintenance allowance will be given at hosteller rates.

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