Ministry of Minority Affairs provides Merit cum Means Scholarship for Minority students in India. Students who are currently studying in courses such as, Engineering, Medical, Architecture, Management, Fashion Technology, Pharmacy, Hotel Management, MCA, BCA, CA, Law are eligible for this scholarship.
Students who are belonging to the minority category such as Muslim, Christain, Buddhist, Jains, Sikhs & Paris, can apply for Merit cum Means Scholarship. During 12th Five year plan, it was decided that every year 6,00,000 scholarships will distribute and 30% scholarships girls students.
Merit cum Means Scholarship Details
|Scholarship Name||Merit cum Means Scholarship for Minority Students|
|Scholarship Authority||Ministry of Minority Affairs|
|Eligible Courses||Engineering, Medical, Architecture, Management, Fashion Technology, Pharmacy, Hotel Management, MCA, BCA, CA and Law|
|Region||All over India|
|Duration of Scholarship||Till the end of the course, renewal mandatory.|
|Percentage Required||Students must pass HSC/Graduation level exam with at least 50% marks.|
|Annual Family Income||Not more than Rs. 2.50 Lacs per annual|
|Documents Require||Upload following documents: Scanned Photograph, Income Certificate, Institution verification Form, Self-declaration about the Minority community, Previous year mark sheet, Admission receipt, Bank passbook front page, Aadhar Card, Residential Certificate.|
|Scholarship Amount||Rs. 30,000 (for Hostelers) and Rs. 25,000 (for day scholar) per year.|
|Last date to Apply||31st October 2017|
|Result Publish Date||After three months of the last date.|
|Official Website||National Scholarship Portal (NSP)|
|Contact Details||Ministry of Minority Affairs, 11th Floor, Paryavaran Bhawan, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003 Phone: 011-24364279|
Online Application Process
■ To apply for Merit cum Means Scholarship for Minority students, visit the National Scholarship Portal and Register as a fresh candidate with your basic details.
■ After filling all the details information, you will find eligible scholarships on your dashboard. Select Merit cum Means Scholarship for Minority Students.
■ Now fill your educational details and upload required documents. Click on the Final Submit.
■ Then download the system generated application form with your unique Registration Number and take print out of it. Submit this application form on your current institution for next steps.
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