Ministry of Tribal Affairs NSP has released Pre Matric Scholarship for ST students. Last Date of Scholarship is 29th February 2024.
The Ministry was set up in 1999 after the bifurcation of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment with the objective of providing more focused approach on the integrated socio-economic development of the Scheduled Tribes (STs).
The programmes and schemes of the Ministry are intended to support and supplement other Central Ministries, State Governments and partly of voluntary organizations, and to fill critical gaps in institutions and programmes taking into account the situation of STs through financial assistance.
Pre Matric Scholarships For ST Students Class IX And Class X – Sikkim is sponsored by Ministry of Tribal Affairs. To support parents of ST children for education of their wards studying in classes IX and X so that the incidence of drop-out, especially in the transition from the elementary to the secondary stage is minimized, and To improve participation of ST children in classes IX and X of the pre- matric stage, so that they perform better and have a better chance of progressing to the post-matric stage of education.
Eligibility for this scholarship for ST students:
(i) Student should belong to Scheduled Tribe
(ii) Her/his Parents’/Guardian’s income should not exceed Rs. 2.00 lakh per annum.
(iii) She / he should not be getting any other Centrally-funded Pre-Matric Scholarship.
(iv) She/ he should be a regular, full time student studying in a Government School or in a School recognized by Govt. or a Central/State Board of Secondary Education.
(v) Scholarship for studying in any class will be available for only one year. If a student has to repeat a class, she / he would not get scholarship for that class for a second (or subsequent) year.
Scheme Closing Date Open till 29-02-2024
Defective Application Verification Date Open till 15-03-2024
Institute Verification Open till 15-03-2024
DNO/SNO/MNO Verification Open till 30-03-2024
To apply for this scholarship for ST students: https://scholarships.gov.in/
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