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Aruri Manasa
As many as 45 scholarships for students who have cleared Class 10 or are in college have their deadlines coming up soon. A wide array of post-matric scholarships for students from marginalised communities such as the Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST), girls, disabled candidates and those from families in the armed forces, railways or certain types of mining are on offer. These are open for application now but with deadlines from January 15 to 31.
Some scholarships are specifically for students pursuing technical education and one set is for postgraduate students. Given below is the full list of scholarships with deadlines coming up over the two weeks.
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1. Name of scholarship : Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Post- Matric Scholarship for ST Students – Goa
Provided by: Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India
Eligibility
(i) Be a domicile of Goa, belonging to ST community
(ii) Family income not exceeding more than Rs 2.5 lakh per annum
(iii) Studying post matriculation courses in any institute or university recognised by the government
Last date to apply: January 31, 2022
Website: National Scholarship Portal
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2. Name of scholarship : Post-Matric Scholarship for ST Students – Manipur
Provided by: Central government
Eligibility :
(i) Belong to Scheduled Tribe and have passed the matriculation or higher secondary or any higher examination from a recognized university or Board of secondary education
(ii) All children from the same parents or guardians are entitled to receive benefits of the scheme
(iii) Medicine post graduate students are eligible only if they are not allowed to practice during period of the course
Last date to apply: January 31, 2022
Website: scholarships.gov.in
3. Name of scholarship : Centrally Sponsored Post- Matric Scholarship Scheme for ST Students – Andaman and Nicobar
Provided by: Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India
Eligibility
(i) Be a domicile of Andaman and Nicobar, belonging to ST community
(ii) Studying in Class 11 or Class 12 or enrolled in for any higher education such as degree, ITI etc, in a Government institute or any institute recognized by the State government or Central government or Board of secondary education
Last date to apply: January 20, 2022
Website: National Scholarship Portal
4. Name of scholarship: Grant of Additional Scholarship to ST Students for Pursuing Higher Studies – Andaman and Nicobar
Provided by: Directorate of Tribal Welfare
Eligibility :
(i) Be a domicile of Andaman and Nicobar
(ii) Belong to ST community
(iii) Students pursuing any course irrespective of the stream after post secondary class
Last date to apply: January 20, 2022
Website: National Scholarship Portal
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5. Name of scholarship : Umbrella Scheme for Education of ST Children – Post-Matric Scholarship (PMS) for ST Students – Meghalaya
Provided by: Centrally-sponsored scheme
Eligibility
(i) Belong to Scheduled Tribe, pursuing post matriculation courses in government recognized institutions
(ii) Students pursuing correspondence courses are also eligible (includes distant or continuing education)
(iii) Medical students pursuing post graduation are eligible only if they are not allowed to practice during period of course
Last date to apply: January 15, 2022
Website: National Scholarship Portal
6. Name of scholarship: Umbrella Scheme for Education of ST Children – Post Matric Scholarship (PMS) for ST Students – Meghalaya
Provided by: Centrally sponsored scheme
Eligibility
(i) Belong to Scheduled Tribe, pursuing post matriculation courses in government recognized institutions
(ii) Students pursuing correspondence courses are also eligible (includes distant or continuing education)
(iii) Medical students pursuing post graduation are eligible only if they are not allowed to practice during the period of course
Last date to apply: January 15, 2022
Website: National Scholarship Portal
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7. Name of scholarship : Post – Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC Students, Haryana
Provided by: Welfare of Scheduled Caste & Backward Classes Department, Government of Haryana
Eligibility
(i) Be a domicile of Haryana, belonging to SC
(ii)Annual income of the family should not exceed Rs 2.5 lakh per annum
Last date to apply: January 31, 2022
Website: Haryanascbc.gov.in
8. Name of scholarship : Post – Matric Scholarship Scheme for OBC Students, Haryana
Provided by: Welfare of Scheduled Caste & Backward Classes Department, Government of Haryana
Eligibility :
(i) Be a permanent resident of Haryana
(ii) Belong to OBC community
(iii) Annual income of the family should not be more than Rs 2.5 lakh per annum
Last date to apply: January 31, 2022
Website: Haryanascbc.gov.in
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9. Name of scholarship : Post- Matric ST Scholarship Scheme – Tripura
Provided by: Centrally sponsored scheme
Eligibility
(i) Belong to Scheduled Tribe
(ii) Open to students pursuing post graduation courses in recognized institutions
(iii) Students who have completed one professional line and wish to study another professional courses are not eligible
Last date to apply: January 15, 2022
Website: National Scholarship Portal
10. Name of scholarship : Dr.BR Ambedkar Post Matric Scholarship for EBC – Tripura
Provided by: Central government
Eligibility
(i) Open to Indian nationals belonging to General Category
(ii) Total income shall not exceed Rs 2.5 lakh per annum
(iii) Medical students are eligible only if there are not allowed to practice during the period of course
Last date to apply: January 31, 2022
Website: National Scholarship Portal
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11. Name of scholarship : Post – Matric Scholarship for OBC Students – Tripura
Provided by: Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India.
Eligibility
(i) Belong to OBC community
(ii) Must be pursuing post matriculation in any course of post graduation from a recognized institution
(iii) Scholarship is restricted to two boys from same parents and there is not restriction for number of girls to avail this scholarship
Last date to apply: January 31, 2022
Website: National Scholarship Portal
12. Name of scholarship : Ekalavya scholarship
Provided by: Directorate of Higher Education, Maharashtra
Eligibility
(i) Be a resident of Maharashtra
(ii) Annual income of the family should not exceed Rs 75,000
(iii) Have completed graduation with 60% marks (for law, arts and commerce students) and 70 % (for science students) from a recognized university or institution in Maharashtra
Last date to apply: January 31, 2022
Website: eklavyascholarship.com
13. Name of scholarship : Government Vidyaniketan Scholarship 2021 – 22, Maharashtra.
Provided by: Directorate of Higher Education, Maharashtra
Eligibility
(i) Be a permanent resident of Maharashtra
(ii) Have completed Class 10 in a government vidyaniketan securing 60% in board exam
Mahadbt scholarship 2021-22 last date : January 31, 2022
Website: mahadbtmahait.gov.in
14. Name of scholarship : Rajarshi Shanu Maharaj Scholarship
Provided by: The State Government of Maharashtra
Eligibility
(i) Be a domicile of Maharashtra
(ii) Applicant must be pursuing Diploma or Bachelors or Masters in a professional or technical program
(iii) Annual income of the family should not exceed Rs 8 lakh per annum
Last date to apply: January 31, 2022
Website: mahadbtmahait.gov.in
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15. Name of scholarship : Centrally Sponsored Scheme for Post Matric Scholarship for SC Students – Puducherry
Provided by: Central government
Eligibility
(i) Belong to Scheduled Tribe, with the family income not more than Rs 2 lakh per annum
(ii) Not be a recipient of any other scholarship
(iii) Be a regular, full time student in a government or any school recognized by the government or central or Board of secondary education
Last date to apply: January 31, 2022
Website: National Scholarship Portal
16. Name of scholarship : Centrally Sponsored Scheme for Post Matric Scholarship for ST Students – Puducherry
Provided by: Central government
Eligibility :
(i) Belong to ST community, with the family income not exceeding Rs 2 lakh per annum
(ii) Students who completed their studies in one professional career and wish to pursue other profession are not eligible
(iii) Candidates pursuing post graduation in medicine and are not allowed to practice during their course period are entitled to receive the benefits of the scheme
Last date to apply: January 31, 2022
Website: National Scholarship Portal
17. Name of scholarship : Centrally Sponsored Scheme for Post – Matric Scholarship for ST Students – Puducherry
Provided by: Central government
Eligibility :
(i) Belong to Scheduled Tribe, with the family income not exceeding Rs 2 lakh per annum
(ii) Students who completed their studies in one professional career and wish to pursue other profession are not eligible
(iii) Candidates pursuing post graduation in medicine and are not allowed to practice during their course period are entitled to receive the benefits of the scheme
Last date to apply: January 31, 2022
Website: National Scholarship Portal
18. Name of scholarship : Grant of Adhoc Merit Grant to SC Students – Puducherry
Provided by: Central government
Eligibility :
(i) Belong to Scheduled Caste, with 65% of marks in Class 10
(ii) Be a permanent resident of Puducherry
(iii) Grant will be sanctioned irrespective of the family income amount
Last date to apply: January 31, 2022
Website: National Scholarship Portal
19. Name of scholarship : Stipend to SC Trainers in Government ITI – Puducherry
Provided by: Central government
Eligibility
(i) Belong to SC community
(ii) Be a domicile of Puducherry
(iii)Be a trainee at Government ITI
Last date to apply: January 31, 2022
Website: National Scholarship Portal
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20. Name of scholarship : ISHAN UDAY – Special Scholarship Scheme for North Eastern Region
Provided by: University Grants Commission
Eligibility
(i) Belong to economically weaker section of NE region
(ii) Family income should not be more than Rs 4.5 lakh per annum
(iii) Passed Class 12 or equivalent class in the previous year
Last date to apply: January 15, 2022
Website: National Scholarship Portal
21. Name of scholarship : Financial Support to the Students of NER for Higher Professional Courses (NEC Merit Scholarship)
Provided by: North Eastern Council (NEC), DoNER
Eligibility
(i) Be a domicile of North Eastern States
(ii) Should not be a recipient of any other scholarship
(iii) Students who secured admission in Diploma, Degree, Post Graduation, M. Phil or Ph. D courses in any institute recognized by the Government
Last date to apply: January 15, 2022
Website: National Scholarship Portal
22. Name of scholarship : PG Scholarship for University Rank Holders (1st and 2nd Rank Holders)
Provided by: University Grants Commission
Eligibility
(i) First and second rank holders at undergraduate level and admitted in any postgraduate course
(ii) Obtained 60% marks in undergraduation
Last date to apply: January 15, 2022
Website: National Scholarship Portal
23. Name of scholarship : Merit Cum Means Scholarship for Professional and Technical Courses CS
Provided by: University Grants Commission
Eligibility
(i) Students who have secured not less than 50% marks in previous final examination
(ii) Annual income of the family should not exceed Rs 2.5 lakh per annum
Last date to apply: January 15, 2022
Website: National Scholarship Portal
24. Name of scholarship : National Means Cum Merit Scholarship
Provided by: Department of School Education and Literacy
Eligibility
(i) Taken up studies in approved courses
(ii) Maintains good conduct as certified by the Head of the College or Institution and continues his or her studies as a regular student in Government or Government aided or Local body school
(iii) Be a regular, full time student
Last date to apply: January 15, 2022
Website: National Scholarship Portal
25. Name of scholarship : Central Scheme of Scholarships for College and University Students
Provided by: Department of Higher Education
Eligibility
(i) Scored 80% in Class from any institute or college recognised by the AICTE, UGC, Act
(ii) Students belonging to reserved categories are eligible based on merit
(iii) Family income should be less than Rs 8 lakh per annum
Last date to apply: January 15, 2022
Website: National Scholarship Portal
26. Name of scholarship : Pragati Scholarship Scheme for Girl Students (Technical Degree)
Provided by: All India Council for Technical Education
Eligibility
(i) Girl candidate enrolled into first year of any degree level course
(ii) Only two girls from a single family can avail the benefits of the scholarship
(iii) Annual income of the family should not exceed Rs 8 lakh per annum
Last date to apply: January 15, 2022
Website: National Scholarship Portal
27. Name of scholarship : Pragati Scholarship Scheme for Girl Students (Technical Diploma)
Provided by: All India Council for Technical Education
Eligibility
(i) Girl students admitted in the first year of Diploma level course
(ii) A maximum of two girl childs from a family are eligible
(iii) Family income should not exceed Rs 8 lakh per annum
Last date to apply: January 15, 2022
Website : National Scholarship Portal
28. Name of scholarship : CBSE Merit Scholarship for Single Girl Child
Provided by: Central Government
Eligibility
(i) Single girl students who have secured 60% or more marks in Class 10 CBSE examination and are studying Class11 and 12 in CBSE (affiliated school) with their tuition fee not more than Rs 1500 per month
(ii) Candidates who have passed Class 10 in the year 2019 will be considered
(iii) NRI students are also eligible if their tuition fee is Rs 6,000 per month
Last date to apply: January 17, 2022
Website: National Scholarship Portal
29. Name of scholarship : PG Indira Gandhi for Single Girl Child
Provided by: University Grants Commission
Eligibility
(i) Single girl child taken admission in regular, full time first year Master’s degree course in any designated university or post graduate college
(ii) Girl students upto the age of 30 years at the time of admission in the first year of PG courses
Last date to apply: January 15, 2022
Website: National Scholarship Portal
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Scholarship for disabled students
30. Name of scholarship : Saksham Scholarship for Specially Abled Student (Technical Degree)
Provided by: Education ministry scheme (MHRD scholarship), implemented by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
Eligibility
(i) Enrolled in a first year degree level course or second year degree level course through lateral entry in any AICTE recognised institution
(ii) Specially abled student, having disability of not less than 40%
(iii) Family income should not exceed Rs 8 lakh per annum
Last date to apply: January 15, 2022
Website: National Scholarship Portal
31. Name of scholarship : Saksham Scholarship for Specially Abled Student (Technical Diploma)
Provided by: Education ministry scheme, implemented by AICTE
Eligibility
(i) Admitted in first year Diploma level course or second year of Diploma level course through lateral entry in any AICTE recognised institution
(ii) Specially abled student, having disability of not less than 40%
(iii) Annual income from all sources should not exceed Rs 8 lakh per annum
Last date to apply: January 15, 2022
Website: National Scholarship Portal
32. Name of scholarship : Post Matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities
Provided by: Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India
Eligibility
(i) Open to students with disabilities of 40% and above and having a valid certificate of the same approved under “Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016”
(ii) Family income should not be more than Rs 2.5 lakh per annum
(iii) Only two children with disability from a single family can entail this scholarship
Last date to apply: January 15, 2022
Website: National Scholarship Portal
33. Name of scholarship : Scholarship for Top Class Education for Students with Disabilities
Provided by: Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India
Eligibility
(i) Open to students with disabilities of 40% and above and having a valid certificate of the same approved under “Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016”
(ii) Family income should not be above Rs 2.5 lakh per annum
(iii) Only two children with disability from a single family can entail this scholarship
Last date to apply: January 15, 2022
Website: National Scholarship Portal
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34. Name of scholarship : Utrecht University – Utrecht University Excellence Scholarships
Provided by: Utrecht University
Eligibility
(i) Belong to the top 10% of the graduating class
(ii) Must have completed secondary school or Bachelor’s degree outside Netherlands
(iii) Should not hold EU passport and must be not receiving any sort of grants from Dutch system
(iv) Must have applied for International Master’s programme which has to be started by September 2022
Last date to apply: January 31, 2022
Website: Utrecht Excellence Scholarship
35. Name of scholarship : MPower Women in STEM Scholarship
Provided by: MPower financing
Eligibility
(i) Be an International student allowed to legally study in US or Canada
(ii) Enrolled as a student to pursue full time degree in US or Canada that MPower supports
Last date to apply: January 15, 2022
Website: MPower STEM Scholarship
36. Name of scholarship : KTH India Scholarships Autumn 2022
Provided by: KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Eligibility
(i) Must have applied for a Master’s program at KTH as first priority
(ii) Be an Indian citizen
(iii) Completed an undergraduate programme in India
Last date to apply: January 17, 2022
Website: KTH Scholarship
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37. Name of scholarship : AICTE – Swanath Scholarship Scheme (Technical Diploma)
Provided by: AICTE
Eligibility
(i) Be an orphan or either or both parents died due to Covid -19 or wards of armed forces and central paramilitary forces martyred in action (Shaheed)
(ii) Family income should be less than Rs 8 lakh per annum
(iii) Currently studying Diploma level course in any institution recognised by AICTE
Last date to apply: January 15, 2022
Website: National Scholarship Portal
38. Name of scholarship : AICTE – Swanath Scholarship Scheme (Technical Degree)
Provided by: All India Council for Technical Education
Eligibility
(i) Be an orphan or either or both parents died due to Covid -19 or wards of armed forces and central paramilitary forces martyred in action (Shaheed) (ii) Family income should be less than Rs 8 lakh per annum
(iii) Currently studying degree level course in any institution recognised by AICTE
Last date to apply: January 15, 2022
Website: National Scholarship Portal
39. Name of scholarship : PG Scholarship Scheme for SC, ST Students for Pursuing Professional Courses
Provided by: University Grants Commission
Eligibility
(i) Open to Degree first year students
(ii) Age limit for the students should not exceed 30 years at the time of admission
Last date to apply: January 15, 2022
Website: National Scholarship Portal
40. Name of scholarship : National Scholarship for Higher Education of ST Students – Scholarship (Formally Top Class Education for Scheduled Tribe Students)
Provided by: Ministry of Tribal Affairs
Eligibility :
(i) Belong to ST community
(ii) Family income should not be more than Rs 6 lakh per annum
(iii) Students should have secured admission in the notified institutions according to scholarship scheme
Last date to apply: January 15, 2022
Website: National Scholarship Portal
41. Name of scholarship : Top Class Education Scheme for SC Students
Provided by: Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India
Eligibility :
(i) Belong to SC community with the family income not more than Rs 8 lakh per annum
(ii) Secured admission in any institution recognised by the Government
(iii)Class 10 passed students from any of the Central or State or Municipal Govt or Govt, aided are also eligible
Last date to apply: January 15, 2022
Website: National Scholarship Portal
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42. Name of scholarship : Financial Assistance for Education of the Wards of Beedi or Cine or Iron Ore, Manganese Ore, and Chrome Ore Mine (IOMC) or Limestone and Dolamite Mine (LSDM) Workers – Post Matric
Provided by: Ministry of Labour and Employment
Eligibility :
(i) Either parent should be Beedi, Iron Ore Manganese and Chrome Ore Mines, Limestone, and Dolomite, Cine worker with at least six months service. This also includes contract or gharkhata workers also
(ii) Family income should not be more than Rs 10,000 per month (iii) The applicant must have passed that previous qualifying examination in first attempt
Last date to apply: January 15, 2022
Website: National Scholarship Portal
43. Name of scholarship : Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme for Central Armed Police Forces And Assam Rifles
Provided by: Welfare and Rehabilitation Board (WARB), Ministry of Home Affairs
Eligibility :
Minimum 60% marks in minimum entry qualification i.e Class 12 or Diploma or Graduation
Last date to apply: January 15, 2022
Website: National Scholarship Portal
44. Name of scholarship : Prime Minister’s Scholarship for Wards of States or UTs Police Personnel Martyred during Terror or Naxal Attacks
Provided by: WARB, Ministry of Home Affairs
Eligibility
(i) Wards or widows of deceased
(ii) Minimum 60% marks in minimum entry qualification i.e Class 12 or Diploma or Graduation (iii) Wards and widows of retired and serving CAPFs and AR Personnel (Personnel below officer rank)
Last date to apply: January 15, 2022
Website: National Scholarship Portal
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45. Name of scholarship : Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme for RPF or RPSF
Provided by: Ministry of Railways
Eligibility
(i) Students taken admission in the year 2017 -18 and have secured 60% or above in minimum education qualification
(ii) Only two wards from a single family can entail the benefits of the scheme
Last date to apply: January 15, 2022
Website: National Scholarship Portal
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