Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) started online application for Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University Students.
The scholarships are awarded on the basis of the results of Senior Secondary Examination.
82000 fresh scholarships per annum [41000 for boys and 41000 for girls] are awarded for pursuing graduate / postgraduate studies in colleges and universities and for professional courses, such as Medical, Engineering etc.
The total number of scholarships are divided amongst the State Education Boards based on the State‟s population in the age group of 18-25 years, after segregating share of CBSE and ICSE on the basis of number of students passing out from various Boards in the country. 50 % of the scholarship is earmarked for girls.
Who can apply?
Students who are above 80th percentile of successful candidates in the relevant stream from the respective Board of Examination in Class XII of 10+2 pattern or equivalent and pursuing regular courses (not correspondence or distance mode) in Colleges/Institutions.
How to apply:-
Candidates have to apply by the National Scholarship Portal, scholarships.gov.in
Last date of application – October 31, 2019
Educational documents of student
Student’s Bank account number and IFSC code of the bank branch
Aadhaar number of the Student
If Aadhaar is not available, then Bonafide student certificate from Institute / School and Aadhaar Enrolment ID or Scanned copy of Bank passbook.
If Institute/School is different from domicile state of the applicant, then Bonafide student certificate from Institute / School.