Prime Minister's Scholarship Scheme for Wards of States/UTs Police Personnel 2021-22

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EligibilityStudents pursuing first professional degree program
AwardUp to INR 3,000 per month

About the Program


Prime Minister's Scholarship Scheme for Wards of States/UTs Police Personnel 2021-22 is an initiative from the dependent wards of State Police personnel who are martyred during Terror/Naxal attacks. The candidate will receive up to INR 3,000 every month under this scheme.

  • Prime Minister's Scholarship Scheme for Wards of States/UTs Police Personnel 2021-22

    To be eligible, an applicant must: 

    • Be a dependent ward of State Police personnel who got martyred during Naxal/Terror attacks
    • Be pursuing first professional degree courses such as Engineering, Medicine, Dental, Veterinary, BBA, BCA, BPharm, BSc (Nursing, Agriculture, etc), MBA, MCA, etc.
    • Have secured at least 60% marks in the qualifying exams i.e Class 12, Diploma, Graduation or equivalent (Minimum Entry Qualification - MEQ)

    The selected candidate will receive scholarships in the following ways - 

    • INR 3,000 per month for girls
    • INR 2,500 per month for boys

    Note: The scholarship amount (to be paid annually after selection) is INR 36,000 to each girl and INR 30,000 to each boy.


    The following document is required to be uploaded: 

    • A certificate issued by the State Govt. indicating that the State Police personnel was killed in a Terror/Naxal attack
    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: Read the guidelines carefully, select the undertaking, and 'Continue'. 
    Step 3: Select the state of domicile, scholarship category, scheme type (scholarship scheme), gender, write the applicant's name, date of birth, mobile number, email ID.
    Step 4: Provide the bank details (Bank name, IFSC Code, Account Number)
    Step 5: Select Aadhaar or Bank Account Number as identification detail and click on the 'Register' button.
    Step 6: The mobile number will be verified and an OTP will be generated.
    Step 7: Now, log in using OTP and fill the form.
    Step 8: An application ID and password will be generated. Use that for future references.

    Note: All the applicants are advised to fill the form correctly, no changes can be made once submitted. The applicants are also advised to fill in only one application as multiple applications will lead to the cancellation of the form.

Important Dates

Scholarship Closing Date: 15th April 2022
Last Date for Defect Verification: 22nd April 2022
Last Date for Institute Verification: 22nd April 2022

Selection Criteria

The selection of the candidates is done on the basis of percentage of marks obtained by them in MEQ. 

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Terms and Conditions
  • To ensure renewal of the scholarship for subsequent years, the students need to pass the professional course with at least 50% marks.
  • The scholarship can be tenable for up to 5 years depending upon the duration of the course pursued by the applicant.
  • The students admitted in the second year of professional/technical bachelor degree courses through lateral entry can also apply for the scholarship.
  • The selected scholars will receive the scholarship amount directly into their bank accounts through the PFMS (Public Finance Management System) under the DBT (Direct Benefit Transfer) programme.
  • An incomplete application form and failure to attach the required documents will lead to the rejection of the application.
  • The mobile number and email address of applicants are mandatory so as to inform the candidate of any discrepancies or development through SMS and email.

This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by August, 2022. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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