Post Matric Scholarship Scheme Government of India 2020-21, Maharashtra

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Last updated on: 25-Dec-2020
EligibilityClass 10 passed ST students
AwardMultiple awards

About the Program

Tribal Development Department, Government of India invites students from Scheduled Tribe (ST) community students in Maharashtra to apply for this scholarship programme which provides financial assistance to students for studies after Class 10. The scholarship aims to encourage ST students from financially underprivileged backgrounds for pursuing studies after Class 10 towards higher education.

  • Post Matric Scholarship Scheme Government of India 2020-21, Maharashtra Deadline31-Jan-2021

    Students must follow the below-mentioned eligibility criteria to apply for this scholarship:-

    • Only students from Scheduled Tribe communities are eligible for this scholarship programme
    • Applicant must have passed Class 10
    • The annual family income of the applicant must be less than or equal to INR 2.5 Lakhs (2,50,000) 
    • Any applicant must not have a backdrop of 2 or more years in their formal education
    • Students who had received the scholarship last year must apply for renewal of the scholarship to receive continued financial assistance

    Selected students for this scholarship programme will receive the following benefits:-

    For Hostellers/Day Scholars award will be given in groups:

    1. Group 1: INR 550 to 1,200
    2. Group 2: INR 530 to 820
    3. Group 3: INR 300 to 570
    4. Group 4: INR 230 to 380
    • Additional to this Reader Allowance will also be given:
    1. Group1-2: INR 240
    2. Group 3: INR 200
    3. Group 4: INR 160
    • Escort Allowance: INR 160 per month.
    • Special Pay: INR 160
    • For Mentally retired, extra coaching: INR 240 per month
    • Study Tours: INR 1,600 per annum
    • Thesis Typing/Printing: INR 1,600 per annum
    • Book Grant: INR 1,200 per annum

    Refer to the following list of documents required to apply for this scholarship:

    • Caste Certificate
    • Income Certificate
    • Previous year's marksheet
    • Professional Course selected than caste validity certificate mandatory
    How can you apply?

    Eligible candidates can apply for the scholarship through 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 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: 31st January 2021

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