Saturday, September 8, 2012

Minority Affairs, Merit-cum-Means Scholarship Schem

Minority Affairs

Scheme of Merit cum means based scholarship to students belonging to minority communities

Merit-cum-Means Scholarship Scheme


Objective : The objective of the Scheme is to provide financial assistance to the poor and meritorious students belonging to minority communities to enable them to pursue professional and technical courses.

Scope
These scholarships are available for studies in India only and will be awarded through an Agency designated by the State Government/UT Administration for this purpose.

Number of scholarship
Every year 20000 scholarships will be distributed among the students of minority communities throughout the country

Students should apply online. For this they should visit the website through URL www.momascholarship.gov.in. A link to the site is also provided in the website of the Ministry of Minority Affairs, i.e. www.minorityaffairs.gov.in. After opening the site they should select the name of the scholarship scheme, they wish to apply. Then they should go to the ‘Student Registration’ tab as appeared on the screen and register themselves for online application. Students should carefully read carefully the ‘FAQs for Students’ as appeared in the Home Page of the Scholarship website.

The application for release of fund from the state department must be received in the Ministry by 30th of September every year

For more details, visit: www.minorityaffairs.gov.in/scholarship
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