Minority Scholarship

Students belonging to the Muslim, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist, Jains and Parsi communities, notified as minority communities under section 2 (c) of the National Commission for Minorities Act, 1992 are eligible to apply for one of the following scholarships of the Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India.

There are three different schemes of Scholarships for Minority Students:

  • Scholarships will be awarded to eligible students of class to X in government I recognized private schools/ institutes.
  • Financial assistance includes admission / tuition fees and maintenance allowance.
  • Students who have scored not less than 50% marks in the previous final examination, and whose parents’ / guardian’s annual income does not exceed Rs. 1 Lakh, are eligible for the scholarship. 50% marks requirement will not apply to class I students.

  • Scholarship will be awarded to eligible students of class Xl upto Ph.D in government/ recognized private schools I colleges/ universities / institutes including technical and vocational courses of ITI’s / ITCs (affiliated with NCVT) of class Xl and XII level and the courses other than those covered under merit-cum-means scholarship scheme.
  • Financial assistance includes admission/ tuition fees and maintenance allowance.
  • Students who have scored not less than 50% merits in the previous final examination and whose parents’s guardian’s annual income does not exceed Rs. 2 lakh, are eligible for the scholarship.

  • 60,000 new scholarships will be awarded to eligible students studying In technical/professional courses at under graduate and post-graduate levels.
  • Financial assistance includes reimbursement of course fees and maintenance allowance.
  • Full course fee Is reimbursed for 70 listed Institutes in the scheme. Course fee upto a maximum of Rs.20,000/- is reimbursed for other institutes.
  • The annual income of the parents or guardian of the Student Should not exceed Rs.2.50 lakh from all sources.


For More Details Download the Information Brochure Here:  English    Punjabi 
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Note:

In each scheme, 30 % of scholarships are earmarked for girls belonging to the minority communities Details of the schemes, including application formats, are available on the website of the Ministry of Minority Affairs www.minorityaffairs.gov.in ~ www.momascholarship.gov.in Watch out for the advertisement by your State Government / UT Administration and apply in the prescribed application format through the school / institute / college I university where you are studying.

Contact the Department of Minority Welfare or Department dealing with, scholarships for students from minority communities in your State I Union Territories for details.

For More Information Contact Toll Free: Ministry of Minority Affairs, Delhi – 1800 11 2001 & Director of Welfare, Punjab – 1800 137 0015

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