GoI Pre matric/Post matric/Merit cum Means Scholarships for Minority Students 2021

Minority Scholarship 2021, List of Scholarships for Minority Students. GoI Pre matric/Post matric/Merit cum Means Scholarships for Minority Students 2021. The Prime Minister’s New 15 Point Programme for the Welfare of Minorities was announced in June, 2006. It provides that Pre matric/Post matric/Merit cum Means Scholarships Scheme for Minorities

Minority Welfare Officer said in a statement that the details of minority students for the Central Government Scholarships for the 2020-21 academic year should be registered online by the respective schools and college owners. For this they login to scholarship.gov.in Website

Apply For Minority Scholarships – For Pre-Metric Scholarships, Minority students studying from 1st class to 10th class, for Post Matric Scholarships, Inter Degree, PG studying Minority students And For Merit Cum Mins Scholarships, B.Tech, Medicine studying minority student, is requested to apply through the website www.scholarships.gov.in and submit at their school / college.

GoI Pre matric/Post matric/Merit cum Means Scholarships for Minority Students 2021

Pre-Metric Scholarships, Post Metric Scholarships and Merit Scholarships Online Application Deadline: 15-11-2021. Parents of students and the school college / institute management are requested to take advantage of this opportunity.

Similarly, those who do not have school / college / institute login, user id, password (user id & password) can contact the office of the District Minority Welfare Department.

It provides that a Pre-Matric scholarship scheme, a post-matric scholarship scheme and a Merit cum Means based Scholarship Scheme for meritorious students from minority communities would be implemented.

The above said three Scholarship Schemes to provide financial assistance to the poor and meritorious students belonging to minority communities to enable them to pursue professional and technical courses.

Scholarships for Minorities

The Ministry of Minority Affairs Organization said that Eligible students may apply for the a) Pre Matric, b) Matric, c) Merit cum means based scholarships for Fresh and renewals. Qualified Minority Students have suggested that they can apply at the National Scholarship Portal before the application deadline.

Ministry of Minority Affairs (MoMA) provides an opportunity to the students belonging to six minority communities notified by the Government of India (Jain Buddhist, Sikh, Zoroastrian (Parsis), Muslim and Christian) for availing scholarships under three scholarship schemes viz. Pre-Matric, Post-Matric and Merit-cum-Means based Scholarship for the year 2020-21.

So, Six minority communities (Jains, Buddhists, Sikhs, Zoroastrians (Parsis), Muslims and Christians) recognized by the Government of India to receive three scholarship schemes for this year

The Telangana State Minorities Economic Organization has sought to submit online applications for scholarships provided by the central government to the Minority Students.

1st Class to 10th class studying students may apply for the Pre-metric scholarships. Intermediate to PhD studying students, Government, Private college students and ITI, ITC and other technical courses studying students may for the Post-matric scholarship.

Degree, PG, Technical, Vocational courses studying students may apply for the  Merit-cum-Means based Scholarship. The new date for applying for fresh scholarships and it is required to apply for renewals.

List of Scholarships for Minorities:

A. GoI Pre Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities
B. GoI Post Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities
C. GoI Merit Cum Means Scholarship For Professional and Technical Courses

Eligibility:

Eligibility for Pre-Matric, Post Matric and Merit- cum Means based Scholarship Schemes: Students belonging to notified minority communities viz. Muslim, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi (Zoroastrian) studying in India only and fulfilling the Scheme guidelines are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

a. The applicant should be the student of the notified minority communities (Jain Buddhist, Sikh, Zoroastrian (Parsis), Muslim and Christian).
b. The applicant should be pursuing studies in India in Government or recognized Private University/ Institute College/ School
c. The course being pursued should be of Minimum one-year duration
d. The applicant should have secured 50% marks in the last annual Board/Class examination

Instructions to applicants:

1. Instructions for Applicants – a. Applicants are advised to apply online against any one of the scholarship schemes on the website of National Scholarship Portal at-www.scholarships.gov.in a link to the site is also available at-www.minorityaffairs.gov.in) or Mobile App-National Scholarship (NSP).

b. Detailed instructions for filling in the online application and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) are available on the National Scholarship Portal homepage

c. The applicant is advised to give only that bank account details which remain inactive mode or compliant as per banks instructions so that payment of Scholarship does not fail.

2. Instructions For Universities/Institutes/Colleges/Schools – A Universities/Institutes Colleges/Schools, where a minority student is studying, should get themselves registered (if not done earlier) on National Scholarship Portal immediately

Timeline

Last Date for submission of online applications for a fresh scholarship (first-time applicant) and Renewal scholarship (an applicant who has got scholarship during 2019-20) by students.
a. Pre-Matric Scholarship for Minorities: 15-11-2021
b. Post-Matric Scholarship for Minorities: 30-11-2021
C. Merit-cum-Means based Scholarship for Minorities: 30-11-2021

ParticularsDate
Opening of NSP portal for submission of Pre-Matric, Post- Matric and Merit – cum-Means based scholarship application.16th August,
2021
Last date for Pre-Matric, Post-Matric and Merit- cum-Means based scholarship application30-11-2021
GOI Scholarships NSP Portal Time line

How to Apply:

How to apply online for the scholarship: The Pre-Matric, Post Matric and Merit cum Mean based Scholarship Schemes are online Schemes. In order to apply online please visit the website through URL www.scholarships.gov.in link to the site is also provided in the website of the Ministry of Minority Affairs, i.e. www.minorityaffairs.gov.in.

Qualified Minority Students should apply for scholarships at the National Scholarships Portal and upload the necessary certificates along with the online application. National Scholarships Portal services starting from student application, application receipt, processing, sanction and disbursal of various scholarships to Students are enabled. National Scholarships Portal is taken as Mission Mode Project under National e-Governance Plan (NeGP).

Online of Fresh & Renewal Pre Matric Scholarship, Post Matric Scholarship and Merit-cum-Means Scholarship Applications in the website(see below dates). The date for online entry of FRESH & RENEWAL GOVERNMENT OF INDIA scholarships in “scholarships.gov.in website Pre & Post Matric and Merit cum Means Scholarships. 

“The last date for students to apply is 30-11-2021 and for Pre-Matric Scholarships, Post Matric Scholarships, Top Class Scholarships, Merit Cum Means Scholarships. No extension of date is being done so all are requested to final submit their applications (Fresh/Renewal/Defective) at the earliest.

Required documents for Uploading:

Documents are needed to be uploaded on Portal while applying for a scholarship.
a. Documents which are required to be uploaded are given below:
i. Student Photo. (Mandatory)
ii. Institution Verification Form. (Mandatory)
iii. Income Certificate: Income Certificate issued by the Competent
Authority in the State/UT Government is required (Mandatory).
iv. Declaration of the Student. (Mandatory)
v. Religion Certificate: Self Declaration/Certification or Self Attested Community Certificate – (Mandatory).
vi. Mark sheet:
(a) In case of Fresh: Self-Attested Certificate of ‘Previous Qualifying Exam /Board Mark sheet’ as filled in the Form. (Mandatory).
(b) In case of Renewal: Self-Attested Certificate of Previous Year /Last exam passed Mark sheet (for same/ongoing course) as filled in the Form. (Mandatory)
vii. Fee Receipt of ‘Current Course Year’. (Mandatory)
viii. Proof of Bank Account in the name of Student. (Mandatory).
ix. Aadhaar Card (Optional. However, please read Instructions on Aadhaar below at Q. No. 7).
x. Residential/Domicile Certificate (Mandatory).
b. Above documents are required to be uploaded only if the total scholarship amount for a year crosses Rs. 50,000/- in any of the 3 scholarship schemes. The total scholarship amount coming Rs. 50,000/- in a year may take place only in Merit cum Means based scholarship scheme. The requirement for uploading of documents in such cases would be in both Fresh and Renewal cases.

Documents for verification:

Documents are needed to be given for verification to the Institute/School/college for verification of online application on the Portal after applying for a scholarship. The list of documents to be given for verification to the Institute/School/college for verification of online application (for both Fresh & Renewal Scholarships) under Pre-Matric, Post-Matric and Merit cum Means based scholarship schemes (for scholarship claim up to Rs. 50,000/- where no uploading of document is required) are as under:

i. Student Photo. (Mandatory)
ii. Institution Verification Form. (Mandatory)
iii. Income Certificate: Income Certificate of Parent/Guardian issued by
the Competent Authority in the State Government is
required(Mandatory).
iv. Declaration of the Student. (Mandatory)
v. Religion Certificate:
(a) In the case of Post Matric/Merit cum Means based scholarship schemes: Self Declaration/Certification or Self Attested Community Certificate – (Mandatory).
(b)In case of Pre-Matric scholarship scheme: Self Declaration of Community Certificate for Class I to X given by the Parent/Legal Guardian- (Mandatory).
vi. Mark sheet:
(a) In case of Fresh: Self-Attested Certificate of ‘Previous Qualifying Exam /Board Mark sheet’ as filled in the Form. (Mandatory).
(b) In case of Renewal: Self-Attested Certificate of Previous Year/Last exam passed Mark sheet(for same/ongoing course) as filled in the Form. (Mandatory).
vii. Fee Receipt of ‘Current Course Year’. (Mandatory)
viii. Proof of Bank Account (please see instructions below at Q. No. 5,
vii) (Mandatory).
ix. Aadhaar Card (Optional. However, please read Instructions on Aadhaar below at Q. No. 7).
x. Residential/Domicile Certificate (Mandatory).

Instructions for filling Bank Account details:

Instructions should be followed by student while filling up  Bank Account details:
i) Students must select their bank/branch name carefully from the drop-down list.
ii) Thereafter the complete Saving Bank Account no. must be entered correctly.
Students are suggested to get their account number verified by their concerned Bank Branch. If bank details entered by students are found incorrect, the scholarship amount will not be transferred, though the application is approved for a scholarship.

iii) IFS Code must be selected/submitted correctly from the drop-down list.
iv) The bank account holder must check their ‘Know your Customer’ (KYC) status from the bank and if required the KYC must be done for successful transaction of scholarship amount.
v) Bank Account must be operational/active till disbursal of scholarship (for all eligible applicants).

vi) Bank Account must be preferably in any Scheduled Bank (as per Reserve Bank of India list) with core banking facility.

vii) In the case of Post Matric and Merit-cum-Means based Scholarship Schemes for minorities, the Bank Account must be in name of applicant/student only. In case of Pre-Matric scholarship scheme, the Bank Account may be in the name of either applicant/student or the applicant can have a joint account with his/her mother/father/guardian as indicated in the application.

viii) It is advised that the student should submit the account details of the Bank Account which is seeded with his/her Aadhaar number, as the payment of the scholarship amount to the student giving Bank Account seeded with Aadhaar is faster.

UID number/Aadhaar Number: UID number otherwise known as ‘Aadhaar’ number is Unique Identification Number given by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI). The Aadhaar Number is required to be seeded with the Bank Account in which Scholarship Amount is desired to be transferred. For this, the concerned Bank may be contacted with a copy of the Aadhaar card.

3 Scholarship Schemes

Three Scholarship Schemes for minority communities at GOI Scholarships NSP Web Portal. The Ministry of Minority Affairs (MoMA) implements three scholarship schemes i.e., 1. Pre-Matric, 2. Post Matric and 3. Merit-cum-Means based scholarship schemes for the Minorities as Central Sector Schemes with 100 % central funding.

Under these schemes, scholarships are awarded to the economically weaker and meritorious students from the six centrally notified minority communities i.e., Buddhist, Christian, Jain, Muslim, Sikh and Zoroastrian (Parsis) pursuing studies in India in a Government or recognized private school/Institute/college/university.

Instructions for smooth implementation of aforesaid schemes:

During the year 2020-21, the online implementation of the Pre-Matric, Post Matric and Merit-cum-Means based scholarship schemes shall be done through the National Scholarship Portal (NSP) of the Government of India under URL: www.scholarships.gov.in.

A mobile app- National Scholarship (NSP) has also been prepared for the same for use by applicants in the remote/hilly areas. File No.MNW03-13021/2/2020-B SEC-COM

Only online applications under the Schemes will be accepted and no request for Offline applications will be entertained.

The detailed guidelines of three scholarship schemes and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) with the timelines is available on the National Scholarship Portal (NSP).

Ministry has been initiated the process of inviting online applications for the aforesaid schemes, as per existing guidelines.

The District Minorities Welfare Officers/District Nodal Officers in the State should publicize the schemes through advertisements in leading newspapers and other popular means in their respective Districts to enable the minority students to avail the maximum benefits of these scholarship schemes.

To increase publicity of the aforesaid three scholarship schemes for minorities, efforts may also be made to place hoardings at District Collectorate Offices to promote the awareness for the minority students as well as Institution Registration on NSP portal etc.,

KYC registration of pending institutes and efforts to be made to increase the number of renewal applicants under Pre-Matric, Post Matric and Merit-cum-Means based scholarship schemes and to ensure Aadhaar seeding/authentication of all online applications in their respective Districts.

(Frequently Asked Questions) FAQs

  1. Who are eligible to apply for Pre-Matric, Post Matric and Merit cum Means based Scholarship Schemes?

    Students belonging to six notified minority communities viz. Muslim, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi (Zoroastrian) studying in India only and fulfilling the Scheme guidelines are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

  2. How can I apply online for scholarship?

    The Pre-Matric, Post Matric and Merit cum Means based Scholarship Schemes are online Schemes and one can apply for fresh or renewal Scholarship under any of these Schemes on the National Scholarship Portal (NSP) at www.scholarships.gov.in.

    Link to the Portal is also provided on the website of the Ministry of Minority Affairs, i.e. www.minorityaffairs.gov.in.

    An online undertaking has to be submitted for registration on the NSP by applicants who are above the age of 18 years and by the parents/guardian if the applicant is below the age of 18 years.

  3. What documents are needed to be given to the Institute/School/College for verification of online application on the Portal after applying for Scholarship?

    The list of documents to be submitted by the applicant for Fresh Scholarship, under any of the three Schemes’, for verification of her/his online application by the Institute/School/College is as mentioned under required documents for verification

MODIFICATION (if any, during 2017-18 to 2019-20) Minor modifications, if any, in the scheme having no financial implications may be made by the Competent Authority in the Ministry of Minority Affairs without seeking recourse to SFC/EFC/Cabinet. However, Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure would be consulted

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