The scholarship scheme is designed to encourage parents from minority communities to send their school going children to school, lighten their financial burden on school education and sustain their efforts to support their children to complete school education. The scheme is meant to provide educational empowerment of the students of such communities that will allow them to harness their potential and provide a level playing field in the competitive employment arena.
Scholarship will be awarded to the students who have secured not less than 50% marks in the previous final examination and if the annual income of their parents/guardians from all sources does not exceed Rs. 1 lakh.
Financial assistance will be provided for admission/tuition fee and maintenance allowance which is subject to a maximum ceiling:
-Admission fee for Class VI to X – Rs 500 per annum subject to actuals,
-Tuition fee for Class VI to X- Rs 350 per month subject to actuals , for Class I to V- Rs 100 per month, for class VI to X- Rs 600 /month
The scheme is implemented through the National Scholarship Portal (NSP). It is mandatory for all students to apply online on the website
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