Top Government Minority Scholarship Schemes in India (Updated List 2019)

Minority Scholarship 2019-20: By keeping all the things into our conscience, The government has paid out money nearly equal to 19000 crores rupees in education and mostly in minority scholarship. Yes, it is a humungous amount, but many of us are unaware of it. The cause might be only 35 percent approximately Indians have knowledge of how to use the internet and solely about 28 percent of the people can understand some English because all the information and applying process are available on the website.

Merit-cum-Means Scholarship Scheme (MOMA Scholarship)

Scheme Details

Goal: The Goal of the scheme is to provide monetary assistance to the poverty-stricken who are deserving grant or praise pertaining to the minority communities to make them able to study professional and technical courses.

Scope: The scholarship is to be granted for studies in India in a Government or private Institution, carefully chosen as being the best or most particular, and inform in an official manner transparently by the State Government/Union Territory Administration worried. It will surround courses related to a particular subject, art or craft and its techniques and a paid occupation, especially one that involves prolonged training and a formal qualification.

Eligibility Criteria:

The scholarship will be granted to the students who have secured not less than 50% marks or equivalent grade before the final exam and the yearly income of the parents or guardians from all sources should not exceed 2 Lac 50 thousand.

Distribution: Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Buddhists, Jains, and Zoroastrians (Parsis) have been informed as minority communities under Section 2 (c) of the National Commission for Minorities Act, 1992. Total 60000 scholarships are selected as an object of attention to be distributed as ‘Fresh’ Scholarships besides, scholarships which are resumed again after interruption. The passing of scholarships among States/Union Territories will be formed on the basis of the population of minorities in the states or Union Territories of Census 2011 in 2018-19 and 2019-20.

Earmarking: 30% scholarship is designated funds for a girl student of each minority community in a state or union territory which is able to move from one place to another to male students of that community in case of non-availability of female students in that community in the worried state or union territory.

“Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.” Quoted by G.K.Chesterton, an English writer, poet, and philosopher in an easier manner understood or done but has a strong connotation and nuance in it. Continuing in education only we can create a much comforting distinguishing atmosphere for the Next-generation. In the present day’s world, education is essential for everyone.

List of Top Minority Scholarship Schemes

1. Begum Hazrat Mahal National Scholarship Scheme for minority girls

2. National overseas scholarship, Karnataka

3. Top Minority Scholarships, Gujarat

4. Swami Vivekanand Stipend Scheme, Gujarat.

5. Financial Assistance to EBM Students, Delhi

6. Minority Scholarship, Maharashtra State

Full Details of Above listed Scholarships:

1. Begum Hazrat Mahal National Scholarship Scheme for minority girls

This New Scheme has launched by the Ministry of Minority Affairs, Govt of India for Only girl Students and this scheme will be applicable to minority community Girls. Priority is provided to the girls based on the merit marks who have completed class 10 and have taken Admission either in the 11th Class or diploma course.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • All the girl candidates studying from 9th to 12th class are eligible for this scheme.
  • Family Income must be less than 2 lakh per annum.

Scholarship Benefits:

  • Rs. 5000/- for 9th & 10th standard students
  • Rs. 6000/- for 11th & 12th standard candidates
  • The Tuition fee, Syllabus books, Buying of stationery, equipment, boarding or lodging will be rewarded to all Selected Students.
  • Approximately a total of Rs. 60000/- will be rewarded through this scheme.

Last Date of Application Submission: All Eligible Students may apply for this scheme before 15th October 2019 through online.

Begum Hazrat Mahal National Scholarship Application Form

2. National overseas scholarship, Karnataka

The National overseas New Scholarship scheme was launched by the board of directors of minorities, Government of Karnataka for living aspirants to pursue higher education abroad whose family income less than Rs. 6 lacs per annum.

Eligibility: The applicant age limit must be under 38 years, and they should be permanent citizen of Karnataka state.

Grant: This Scheme has been given up to 20 Lac rupees per annum for 2 years, which covers the total curriculum fee, expenses to survive an airplane fare for one side.

Application: The application process will be begun Approximately until June last of every year.

3. Top Minority Scholarships, Gujarat

Department of Social Justice and Empowerment has launched the Higher Secondary Scholarship (Minority) scheme for higher education whose family income is less than 1 Lac 50 thousand per year.

Eligibility Criteria:

The applicant should be a member of the minority community of Gujarat (Muslims, Sikhs, Jain, Sikhs, Buddhists, and Parsi)

Grant: The students rostered in class 11 will get 475 rupees to 725 rupees per year and the students rostered in class 12 will get between 840 rupees and 1140 rupees.

4. Swami Vivekanand Stipend Scheme, Gujarat

A scheme provided by the Department of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of Gujarat for technical and provide an education which is professional. The main goal is to make sure that the welfare of the state of a country or region in terms of the production and consumption of goods and services and the supply of money, and authority or power is given to minority students.

Eligibility Criteria:

The applicant must be studied between class 1 and 12. SC or ST candidates may not be having any income limit, but if the applicant belongs to the OBC category should not be more than 2 Lac per annum.

Grant: The Grant will be in between 600 rupees to 4500 rupees per annum.

Application: Tentatively between September and November

5. Financial Assistance to Educationally Backward Minority (EBM) Students, Delhi

Directorate of Education scheme, Government of NCT, Delhi for students of Delhi to promote education in the minority which is educationally backward minority such as Muslims and Neo-Buddhists.

Eligibility criteria: The applicant should be studied from class 1 to 12 and the family income should be more than 1 Lakh.

Grant: The scholarship amount to be between 300 and 600 rupees per year.

Application: All Applicants can use this Scholarship in between September and November month every year.

6. Minority Scholarship, Maharashtra State

Department of Minorities Development, Government of Maharashtra has launched the Minority Scholarship Scheme for the Students who are struggling financially. The DMD, Board is going to provide this scheme to 15000 students.

Minimum requirement: The applicant should have completed class 10th from Maharastra State and the family income should not exceed more than 6 lakh rupees.

Grant: The scholar will get 25000 rupees or actual fees which is less.

Application: Tentatively between September and December

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