Central Sector Scholarship of Top Class Education For SC students

Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India


Description

Central Sector Scholarship of Top Class Education For SC students aims to provide top class education opportunities to meritorious students. Any SC/ST student who got admission in one of those institutes will be awarded a larger scholarship that will meet the requirements for tuition fees, living expenses, books and a computer. This scheme is initiated by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment in 2007.

Objective

The main objectives of this scheme are as follows:

  • To promote qualitative education amongst SC students, by providing full financial support for pursuing studies beyond 12th class.
  • To provide top class education opportunities to meritorious students.

Eligibility

The student should fullfill the following conditions:

  1. The student should belong to SC Category
  2. The annual income of the SC students is up to Rs. 4.50 lakhs
  3. The SC students, who secure admission in the notified institutions are eligible
  4. Strictly on the basis of merit, the scholarship is provided.
  5. The scholarship will be terminated if the student fails to pass the final examination of each year or any terminal examination prescribed. He will, however, remain eligible for the Post-Matric Scholarship.

Beneficiaries

SC students

Benefits

The benefits of the scheme are as below:

Scholarship will be awarded for

  1. Full tuition fee and other non-refundable charges (there will be a ceiling of Rs. 2.00 lakh per annum per student towards fee in the private institutions and Rs.3.72 lakh per annum per student in private commercial pilot training institutions).
  2. Living expenses @ of Rs.2220 per month per student
  3. books and stationery @ Rs.3000 per annum per student and
  4. a latest computer with full accessories limited to Rs. 45000 per student as one time assistance only. Living expenses, cost of books and stationary and computer are subject to actual.

The scholarship, once given, will continue until the completion of the course, subject to the satisfactory performance.

How To Apply

Contact to Head of the Institution/School

Sponsored By

Central Government of India

Ministry

Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

Date of Launch

21-May-2007

Valid Upto

Status

Active

Sector

Education



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