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MOMA Scholarships – All you need to know

Written by  Rachit Agrawal, MBA

Published on Tue, November 26, 2019 2:00 PM   Updated on Sat, February 26, 2022 8:23 AM   2 mins read

MOMA scholarships are minority scholarships that are given by the Ministry of Minority Affairs. Under this scheme, students who belong to the minority communities including Muslim, Sikh, Jain, Buddhist, Christian, and Zoroastrian (Parsi) can get Pre-matric scholarships, Post-matric scholarships and Merit-cum-Means Scholarship for any Professional and Technical Course.

The students who get these scholarships receive a scholarship of up to INR 20,000 per annum. The Government of India intends to disburse 30 lakh scholarships under pre-matric scholarship scheme, 5 Lakh scholarships under post-matric scholarship scheme and 60,000 scholarships under merit-cum-means scholarship for technical or professional courses at the graduate or postgraduate

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MOMA Scholarship Types

There are two types of MOMA Scholarships:

  1. Post Matric Scholarships
  2. Means cum Merit Scholarship Scheme

1. Post Matric Scholarship

Under this Scheme, Students of Government, as well as Suitable Private Colleges/Universities/Institutions of India, will be awarded Scholarships who wish to keep continue their Study for Higher Education.

Eligibility Criteria for Post Matric Scholarships:

  • Educational Records: Students who apply should have 50% or above in the last final examination.
  • Annual Income: The annual income of the student’s parents or guardian should not exceed Rs. 2 lakh. The Scholarship is provided in the ascending order from the lowest order from Below Poverty Line families.
  • Reservation for Girls Students: 30% of the scholarship is reserved for girl students.
  • Only two students from any family can take advantage o this scholarship.

Check Out: National Scholarship Portal (NSP)

2. Means cum Merit Scholarship Scheme

Under this Scheme, students can take financial Support who belong to minority communities and wish to pursue professional and technical degrees.

Eligibility Criteria for Means cum Merit Scholarship:

  1. The students who are admitted to any recognized college/university and are to pursue technical/professional courses through any competitive exam.
  2. Students should have a minimum of 50 % marks at graduation level to be an eligible candidate.
  3. The selection of eligible students will be assigned strictly on merit basis.

MOMA Scholarship Application Dates for 2019-20

EventDates for Fresh ApplicationDates for Renewal
Online Application SubmissionSeptember 2019November 2019
Application Scrutiny by InstituteNovember 2019November 2019
Application Scrutiny by StateNovember 2019December 2019
Final List DeclarationNov-December 2019December 2019

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Rachit Agrawal

Author • MBA • 20 Years

Rachit believes in the power of education and has studied from the top institutes of IIIT Allahabad, IIM Calcutta, and Francois Rabelias in France. He has worked as Software Developer with Microsoft and Adobe. Post his MBA, he worked with the world's # 1 consulting firm, The Boston Consulting Group across multiple geographies US, South-East Asia and Europe.

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