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Merit Cum Means Scholarships for Minority Community Students

Ministry of Minority Affairs, GoI, has a scheme for meritorious students belonging to minority community. 60000 fresh Scholarships will be awarded each financial year.


  • To provide financial assistance to the poor & meritorious students belonging to minority communities.
  • To enable them to pursue professional and technical courses.


  • These scholarships are available for studies in India for students belonging to Minority Community only.
  • Financial assistance will be given to pursue graduate level or post graduate level for technical and professional courses from a recognized institution.
  • Students who get admission on the basis of a competitive examination will be eligible for the scholarship.
  • Students should have not less than 50% marks at higher secondary/graduation level.
  • A scholarship holder under this scheme will not avail any other scholarship/stipend for pursuing the course.
  • The annual income of the beneficiary/parent or guardian of beneficiary should not exceed Rs.2.50 lakh from all sources.


The rate of scholarship will be as under-

Serial Number Type of Financial Assistance Rate for hostler Rate for Day Scholar
1. Maintenance Allowance (For 10 months only) Rs.10,000/-per annum ( Rs.1000 p.m.) Rs.5,000/- per annum. ( Rs.500 p.m.)
2. Course Fee Rs.20,000/- per annum or Actual whichever is less Rs.20,000/- per annum or Actual whichever is less
Total Rs.30,000/- Rs.25,000/-

How To Apply

Apply online at National Scholarship Portal.

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