Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC/ST Students (Class 9 & 10) 2018, Odisha

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EligibilityClass 9 and 10 SC students
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This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by November, 2021. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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About the Program

The Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India invites applications for Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC/ST Students (Class 9 & 10) 2018, Odisha from students of class 9 and 10. The scholarship is applicable for candidates who are the domiciles of Odisha. Under this scheme, the SC/ST students from economically weaker sections will be provided financial support with an aim to reduce the incidences of student drop-outs during the transition from elementary to the secondary stage.

Scholarship Details
  • Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC/ST Students (Class 9 & 10) 2018, Odisha DeadlineClosed

    To be eligible for this scholarship, an applicant must-

    • Be a regular, full-time student studying in class 9 or 10
    • Have an annual family income not exceeding INR 2.5 lakh
    • Belong to Scheduled Caste (SC) or Scheduled Tribe (ST)
    • Be a domicile of Odisha
    • Not be getting any other Centrally-funded Pre-Matric Scholarship
    • Be enrolled in a Government school or in a School recognized by Government or a Central/State Board of Secondary Education

    Under this scholarship program, male students can receive a scholarship of up to INR 750 per month and girl students can receive a scholarship of INR 800 per month.

    • Caste certificate
    • Income declaration certificate
    • Copy of bank passbook
    How can you apply?

    Eligible candidates can apply for the scholarship through following steps -

    Step 1: Visit the following link to download the application form.
    Step 2: Fill the form with all the relevant details.
    Step 3: Attach a passport size photograph along with other required documents.
    Step 4: Submit the duly filled application form through the Head of Institution.


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Terms and Conditions
  • The income certificate will be taken only once which will be at the time of admission.
  • The Government of Odisha, at its own discretion, can change the provisions of this scheme any time.
  • Candidates living in any state other than the state of domicile will be awarded scholarship by the state they belong to.

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