Mizoram is one of the seven sisters of India. A significant problem of this high rise state is that it lacks proper education. To encourage education in these regions and also to provide a better future to these citizens, there are several scholarship schemes.
There are about eight scholarship schemes, each with their own set of rules are Eligibility Criteria :
- Post-matric scholarships for SC/ST/OBC/Minority
- The annual income of the family from all sources should not exceed Rs.2 lakh.
- 30% of total scholarship is fixed for girls
- Students from class 1 to 10 get Rs 7000 per annum.
- Students from class 11 to 12 get Rs.10,000 per annum.
- Admission fee and a tuition fee of Rs.3000 per annum for UG and PG also an allowance up to Rs.350 per month is awarded.
- About 5 lakh students are selected.
Pre-matric Scholarship for SC/ST/OBS/Minority
- The annual family income should not exceed Rs.1 lakh
- 30% of the total scholarship is reserved for girls.
- The students who are from class 6 to class 10 get Rc.500 and tuition fee of Rs.350
- A maintenance amount of Rs.600 per month and Rs.100 for the student who is from level 1 to 5 are issued.
- About 30 lakh students are selected.
Merit cum means scholarship for SC/ST/OBC/Minority
- The annual income of the family must not exceed Rs.2.5 Lakh
- 30% of the scholarships are reserved for girls.
- The minimum mark in the last exam must be at least 50% of the total marks.
- The student is awarded Rs.20,000 per annum, and maintenance charges of Rs.1000 are issued
- About 50,000 students get selected.
Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship (RGNF) for SC/ST
- The students must have qualified the PG examination.
- They must be a registered student of M.Phil or Ph.D. in the courses Social Sciences, Humanities, Sciences, Engineering, and Technology.
- The student gets Rs.16,000 for the first two years and Rs.18,000 for the rest of the tenure.
- About 2000 SC students and 667 ST students are selected.
- The student must have a master’s degree or an equivalent degree whose age is below 30.
- The student must have secured a minimum of 55% marks in the previous exam for the General category and 50% marks for the SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates.
- The students get Rs.12,000 and Rs.10,000 as contingency grant for JRF
- The students get Rs.18,000 and Rs.20,500 as a contingency grant for SRF.
Maulana Azad National Fellowship for Minority
- The CBSE/NTA-UGC-NET/CSIR-NET qualified students can apply before their fellowship.
- The student must have registered in a full-time course of M.Phil/PhD
- The annual family income must be less than Rs.6 lakh per annum.
- The student must have achieved a minimum score of 55% on his previous exam.
- About 30% of the scholarships are reserved for the girl students.
- The student can avail Rs.25,000 and Rs.10,000 for JRF
- The student can avail Rs.28,000 and Rs.12,000 for SRF.
- The students must have achieved a minimum of 55% marks for General category and 50% marks for SC/ST/OBC/Physically disabled students.
- The students who are holding a BS-4/BE/BTech/MBBS/Integrated BS-MS who have enrolled in MS-PhD are eligible.
- The upper age limit is 28 yrs for General category and 33 yrs for SC/ST/OBC/others
- The student can avail Rs.25,000 for the first two years and Rs.28,000 for the rest of the tenure.
- The student can also avail of a contingency grant of Rs.20,000.
NEC Merit Scholarship
- Students who are economically backward can apply.
- The student must have qualified with a minimum of 70% for General category and 60% for SC/ST students in their previous exam.
- They should be pursuing a diploma, degree. P.G/M.Phil and Ph.D. level course.
- The annual family income must not exceed Rs.4.5 lakh.
- The student can avail Rs.1500, and a book grant of Rs.3,000 per annum is granted.
- All of the procedures can be done online and in the official website portal. You have to go to the portal and click on the signup button and fill in all of the necessary details. : https://scholarships.gov.in/