Scholarship Scheme for Students of Minority Communities, Maharashtra 2017-18

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Last updated on: 04-Dec-2017
EligibilityStudents pursuing Diploma, Graduation and Post Graduation
AwardFinancial assistance

This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by Dec, 2018. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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About the Program

Minorities Development Department, Government of Maharashtra announces the Scholarship Scheme for Students of Minority Communities, Maharashtra 2017-18 for the poor and meritorious students who are pursuing professional courses in Maharashtra. The communities that are included in this scheme are Muslim, Buddhist, Christian, Sikh, Parsi, Jain & Jews.

  • Scholarship Scheme for Students of Minority Communities, Maharashtra 2017-18 DeadlineClosed

    In order to be eligible, an applicant must-

    • Be a permanent resident of Maharashtra.
    • Have passed the SSC examination from the Maharashtra State.
    • Be a bonafide student of the approved professional institute in India.
    • Have the annual income from all sources not more than INR 6,00,000.


    • The applicants who are not holding any other scholarship will be eligible for this scholarship.
    • The female applicants will get a reservation of 30 percent.
    How can you apply?

    In order to apply for this freeship, follow the steps given below-
    Step 1: Click here to register as a new user. (Note: Candidate should have a mobile number registered with their Aadhaar card to ensure seamless and fast application process.)
    Step 2: Complete the Aadhaar authentication process either through OTP or biometric. 
    Step 3: The candidates will receive an OTP on their registered mobile number if they opt for OTP authentication.
    Step 4: Complete the registration process by filling in all required details. 
    Step 5: Log in using username or password. 
    Step 6: Complete the application process for the scholarship.

Terms and Conditions

Award details-

  • The student will get either INR 25,000 or actual course fees, whichever is less as the scholarship.
  • The number of Fresh Scholarships (except Medical and Paramedical courses) is 15000.

Documents required-

  • A copy of passport size photograph with signature.
  • Previous year's mark sheet.
  • Proof of permanent residence. Note- It may be the light bill or ration card or telephone bill or election card or passport.
  • Marksheets of 10th, 12th, diploma and degree. (As per the course requirement)
  • Annual Income Certificate of Parents/Guardians.
  • Religion Certificate.
  • Account details of the student. Note- The front page of Passbook containing the name, IFSC code, Account Number or cheque leaf.
  • Self Employee Parents /Guardian - Self Declaration

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