Umbrella Scheme for Education of ST Students Pre-Matric Scholarship, Arunachal Pradesh 2023-24

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EligibilityST students of Class 9 and 10
AwardA scholarship of up to ₹350 per month for 10 months and other benefits

About the Program


Last Updated On : 06-01-2024   Posted By : Smriti Verma

Umbrella Scheme for Education of ST Students Pre-Matric Scholarship, Arunachal Pradesh 2023-24 is an initiative of the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India, to provide financial assistance to ST students of Class 9 and 10. The scholarship aims to support the education of ST students to reduce the incidence of drop-out in the transition from the elementary to the secondary stage. The selected students will receive a scholarship of up to ₹350 per month for 10 months and other benefits.

Source: National Scholarship Portal

  • Umbrella Scheme for Education of ST Students Pre-Matric Scholarship, Arunachal Pradesh 2023-24

    To be eligible for this scholarship, an applicant must:- 

    • be a domicile of Arunachal Pradesh
    • belong to the Scheduled Tribe (ST) category
    • be studying in Class 9 or 10 in a government school or a school recognised by the Government or a Central/State Board of Secondary Education
    • have an annual parent(s)/guardian income of not more than ₹2,00,000 from all sources
    • not be availing benefit under any other centrally-funded pre-matric scholarship

    The selected students will receive the following benefits:-

    Benefit Day Scholars Hostellers
    Scholarship for 10 months (in ₹ per month)  150 350
    Books and Adhoc Grant (in ₹ per annum)  750 1,000


    Additional allowances for ST students with disabilities studying in private unaided schools:-

    Allowance Amount (in ₹)
    Monthly reader allowance for blind students  160
    Monthly transport allowance for students with disabilities (if not residing in the hostel within the premises of the educational institution)   160
    Monthly escort allowance for severely disabled (i.e. with 80% or higher disability) day scholars/students with low extremity disability  160
    Monthly helper allowance admissible to any hostel employee assisting severely orthopedically handicapped students 160
    Monthly coaching allowance for mentally retarded and mentally ill students 240 

    Note:- The disability as defined under the Persons with disabilities (equal opportunities, Protection of rights and full participation Act, 1995) Act has to be certified by the competent medical authority of the State Govt./UT Administration. 

    • Domicile certificate
    • A passport-size photograph of the student with the student's signature
    • Caste certificate duly signed by an authorized Revenue Officer (RO)
    • Family income certificate (Note:- If self-employed, an income declaration affirming definite income from all sources through an affidavit on non-judicial stamp paper)
    • Receipt acknowledging the scholarship in the previous year (for renewal, if applicable)
    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 the 'New Registration' tab.
    Step 4: Read the details carefully, tick the checkbox and click on the 'Continue' button. 
    Step 5: Select the respective Aadhaar option, 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 January 2024

Selection Criteria

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

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Terms and Conditions
  • The scholarship is payable from the 1st of April or from the month of admission, whichever is later, until the month in which the examinations are completed, marking the end of the academic year. If a scholar secures admission after the 20th day of a month, the payment will commence from the month following the month of admission.
  • The government in each state/territory will give the scholarship amount to the selected students. They'll follow their own set of rules for selecting and paying the students.
  • For the renewal of the scholarship, the payment will begin from the month following the month up to which the scholarship was paid in the previous year.
  • The scholarship is dependent on the satisfactory progress and conduct of the student. If a student is found to have obtained a scholarship through false statements, the scholarship will be cancelled immediately, and the amount paid will be recovered, at the discretion of the concerned state government/UT administration.
  • If a student discontinues the studies for which the scholarship has been awarded during the course of the year, they may be liable to refund the scholarship amount at the discretion of the state government/UT administration.
  • The provisions of this scheme are subject to change at any time at the discretion of the Government of India.

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

This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by January, 2025. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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