Post Matric Scholarship 2020 – Schemes, Eligibility Criteria

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The Post Matric Scholarship provides an opportunity for students to earn an education without burning a hole in their pockets or any assistance from outside sources. There are various scholarships awarded at various levels in educational institutions. Here is an article that will describe in detail what the Post Matric Scholarship is all about.

Education can help you change society and the world by eliminating the wrong substances. Various students aspire to study abroad but take a step back due to their financial constraints. One of the effective ways to acquire the quality of education and cope up with the financial constraints is the Scholarships.


Check Out: National Scholarship Portal (NSP)


Post Matric Scholarship Scheme

The Ministry of Minority Affairs launches the post-Matric Scholarship scheme, Government of India, to support the education of students studying at the post-secondary or post-matriculation level. Those students who want to go for higher education from Class 11 to the postgraduate level can apply to this Scholarship.

This Post Matric Scholarship aims to award the scholarships to bright and meritorious students belonging to economically weaker sections of the minority community for higher education and opens various career prospects for them. Apart from the Government of India, various state governments offer post-matric scholarships for SC, ST, OBC, Economically weaker Sections, and Minority community students.

Given below in the tabular form, is a list of some scholarship programs under this scholarship scheme offered by different institutions:

Name of the ScholarshipInstitution which Provides the Scholarships
Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for minoritiesMinistry of Minority Affairs
Post Matric Scholarship for OBCStudentsDepartment of Welfare
Post Matric Scholarship for Boys(Assam, Gujarat, Chandigarh, Haryana)Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
Post Matric Scholarship for Transgender StudentsDepartment of Education
Post Matric Scholarship for studentsDepartment of Welfare
Post Matric Scholarship for Students with DisabilityMinistry of Social Justice and Empowerment
Post Matric Scholarship for students of Jammu and KashmirDirectorate of Jammu and Kashmir, Government of J&K
Post Matric Scholarship for Girls(Assam, Gujarat, Chandigarh, Haryana)Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
Umbrella Scheme for Education of ST Children Post Matric Scholarships, Arunachal PradeshMinistry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India
Post Matric Scholarships for SC/ST/OBC, ChattisgarhDepartment of Tribal and Scheduled Caste, Chattisgarh

Check Out: Pre Matric Scholarship


Eligibility Criteria for Post Matric Scholarship

Before applying for the Post Matric Scholarship, students have to fulfill certain essentials to be deemed eligible by the specific organization or institution. Given below are the major eligibility criteria you need to keep in mind:

  1. The first essential condition is, the Scholarship is only applicable to citizens of India. 
  2. The Post Matric Scholarship is mainly for the minority section of society. Students of minority communities,i.e., Muslim, Jains, Sikhs, Parsi, Buddhist, are eligible to apply.
  3. Students who secured 50% in their previous examinations are eligible to apply for the Scholarship.
  4. Annual Income of the family cannot exceed Rs.2 lakhs.
  5. The students who are applying for the Post Matric Scholarship must have a bank account in the nationalized bank.

Check Out All These Scholarships:

  1. Pre matric Scholarship 2020
  2. National Scholarship Portal 2020
  3. MP Scholarship
  4. OBC Scholarship
  5. PRERANA Scholarship 2020
  6. MCM Scholarship
  7. Santoor Scholarship
  8. UP scholarship status 2020
  9. Ashirwad Scholarship Punjab

FAQ

What is the last date for Post Matric scholarship?

Ans. The Last date to apply for post-matric scholarship 2019-20 was 15th November 2019. The selection of the candidates who are eligible will be on the basis of the financial status and family income.

What is Post Matric Scholarship?

Ans.Post Matric Scholarship aims to award the scholarships to bright and meritorious students belonging to economically weaker sections of the minority community for higher education and opens various career prospects for them. Apart from the Government of India, various state governments offer post-matric scholarships for SC, ST, OBC, Economically weaker Sections, and Minority community students.

How to apply for Post Matric Scholarship?

Ans. For applying for Post Matric Scholarship, the student need to go on the website of National Scholarship (www.scholarships.gov.in.)
he scheme is implemented through the National Scholarship Portal (NSP). It is mandatory for all students to apply online on the website i.e. www.scholarships.gov.in. The scheme is Central Sector Scheme and 100% funding is provided by the Ministry of Minority Affairs.

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