Umbrella Scheme for Education of ST Children Post Matric Scholarship, Arunachal Pradesh 2023-24

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EligibilityStudents studying in Class 11 and above
AwardMaintenance allowance up to INR 1,200 per month and other benefits

About the Program


Last Updated On : 18-10-2023   Posted By : Disha Bhatt

Umbrella Scheme for Education of ST Children Post Matric Scholarship, Arunachal Pradesh 2023-24 is an initiative of the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India to provide financial assistance to the students studying in Class 11 and above. This scheme covers professional, technical, non-professional, and non-technical courses at various levels including correspondence courses covering distance and continuing education. The selected candidates will receive a maintenance allowance of ₹ 1,200 and other benefits.

Source: National Scholarship Portal

  • Umbrella Scheme for Education of ST Children Post Matric Scholarship, Arunachal Pradesh 2023-24

    To be eligible, an applicant must - 

    • be a domicile of Arunachal Pradesh
    • belong to the Scheduled Tribe (ST) category
    • be pursuing studies at the post-matriculation level (Class 11 and above)
    • have passed the matriculation, higher secondary, or any higher examination from a recognized university or Board of Secondary Education
    • have a family income of less than ₹ 2,50,000 per annum

    Note - Students studying in correspondence courses are also eligible.


    The maintenance allowance will be given in the below-mentioned manner- 

    Group Courses Hosteller (In per month) Day Scholars (In per month)
    Group 1

    a) Degree and Postgraduate level courses including M. Phil., Ph.D. and Post Doctoral research in Medicine (Allopathic, Indian and other recognized systems of medicines), Engineering, Technology, Planning, Architecture, Design, Fashion Technology, Agriculture, Veterinary & Allied Sciences, Management, Business Finance/Administration, Computer Science/Applications

    b) Commercial Pilot License (including helicopter pilot and multiengine rating) course.

    c) Postgraduate Diploma courses in various branches of management & medicine.

    d) C.A./I.C.W.A./C.S./I.C.F.A. etc.e) M. Phil., Ph.D. and Post Doctoral Programmes (D. Litt., D.Sc. etc.) 

    f) L.L.M.

    e) In Group 2 and 3

    1,200 550
    Group 2

    a) Graduate/ Postgraduate courses leading to Degree, Diploma, or Certificate in areas like Pharmacy (B Pharma), Nursing (B Nursing), LLB, BFS, other para-medical branches like rehabilitation, diagnostics etc., Mass Communication, Hotel Management & Catering, Travel/Tourism/Hospitality Management, Interior Decoration, Nutrition & Dietetics, Commercial Art, Financial Services (e.g. Banking, Insurance, Taxation etc.) for which entrance qualification is minimum Sr. Secondary (10+2)

    b) Postgraduate courses that are not covered under Group-I (e.g. M.A./M.Sc./M.Com./ M. Ed./M. Pharma etc.)

    820 530
    Group 3 All other courses leading to a graduate degree that is not covered under Group I & II (e.g. BA/B Sc/B Com etc.) 570 300
    Group 4 All post-matriculation level non-degree courses for which entrance qualification is High School (Class 10), e.g. senior secondary certificate (Class 11 and 12); both general and vocational stream, ITI courses, 3-year diploma courses in Polytechnics, etc. 380 230


    The selected scholars will receive the scholarship in the following manner -

    • Fees for enrolment/registration, tuition, games, union, library, magazine, medical examination, and other fees are compulsorily payable by the scholar to the institution or university/board.
    • Study tours charge up to a maximum of ₹ 1,600 per annum.
    • Research scholars will receive thesis typing and printing charges up to a maximum of ₹ 1,600.
    • Additional allowances to the ST students with disabilities at the prescribed rates for different degree of disability.
    • Annual allowance of ₹ 1,200 for essential/prescribed books, besides reimbursement of course fees to correspondence course students.

    Note - Central assistance to states/UTs for setting up book banks will be given at prescribed rates. The maximum limit is ₹ 7,500 for a set of books for two students for the degree courses and ₹ 5,000 per student for postgraduate courses.

    • Passport-size photograph 
    • Income certificate 
    • Domicile certificate
    • Caste certificate duly signed by an authorized RO (Revenue Officer)
    How can you apply?

    Eligible students can apply for the scholarship through the following steps -

    Step 1: Click on the 'Apply Now' link below. 
    Step 2: Click on the 'Register' button and fill in the required registration details. (Note: If already registered, log in using Gmail/Mobile number/Email ID).
    Step 3: Navigate to 'Applicant Corner' and click on 'New Registration' tab.
    Step 4: Read the details carefully, tick the checkbox and click on the 'Continue' button. 
    Step 5: Enter mobile number, captcha code, and OTP, then submit.  
    Step 6: Fill in the required details and click on 'Save & Register' to complete the registration process. 
    Step 7: Now click on the 'Fresh Application' tab and log in using the application ID and password.
    Step 8: Fill in the required details, upload the necessary documents and submit the application.

    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 cancel the form.

Important Dates

Scholarship Deadline: 30th November 2023

Selection Criteria

The candidates will be selected based on the fulfilment of the eligibility criteria. 

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Terms and Conditions
  • The scholarships are available for the study of all recognized post-matriculation or postsecondary courses in recognized institutions except certain identified training courses like Aircraft Maintenance Engineer’s Courses, Private Pilot Licence courses etc.
  • Employed students on leave without pay for the entire duration of a full-time course are eligible for the study.
  • The scholarship holder under this scheme will not hold any other scholarship/stipend.
  • Students who have received coaching in any pre-examination training centres with financial assistance from the government will not be eligible.

Note: For detailed information, kindly refer to the 'Scholarship Guidelines'.

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