Name of the Scheme:- Post matric scholarship scheme for minority communities
1. Objective of the scheme in brief:
The objective of the scheme is to award scholarship to meritorious students belonging to economically weaker sections of minority community (Sikhs, Muslims, Christians, Buddhists,Jains and Parsis) so as to provide them better opportunities for higher education, increase their rate of attainment in higher education and enhance their employ ability.
2. Eligibility criteria/who can apply:
Scholarship is awarded to the students who are studying in Govt, or private schools, colleges, universities etc. and who have secured not less than 50% marks in the previous final examination. The annual income of the parents/guardian from all sources does not exceed Rs. 2 lacs. The student should be resident of Punjab State and regular in attendance. Scholarship will not be given to more than two students in a family.
3. Benefits/Assistance given:-
|I.||Admission and tuition fee for class XlandXH||Actual, subject to a maximum ceiling of Rs. 7,000/- p.a.||Actual, subject to a maximum ceiling of Rs. 7,000/- p.a*|
|2.||Admission and couise/tuition fee for technical vocational courses of XI and XII level (includes expenses for study material etc.)||Actual, subject to a maximum ceiling of Rs. 10,000/- p.a.||Actual, subject to a maximum ceiling of Rs. 10,000/- p.a.|
|3.||Admission and tuition fee for under graduate, post graduate||Actual, subject to a maximum ceiling of Rs, 3;W0/- p.a.||Actual, subject to a maximum ceiling of Rs. 3,000/- p.a.|
|4.||Maintenance allowance for 10 months only an academic year (includes expenses for study|
|i) Classes XI and XII including technical and vocational courses of this level||Rs.380Ap.rn.||Rs230/«pm|
|ii) Courses other than technical and professional courses at under graduate and post graduate level||Rs. 570/- p.m.||Rs. 300/- p.m.|
|in) MBit and Ph.D (For those researchers who are not awarded any fellowship by university or any other authority)||Rs. 1200/- p.m.||Rs, 550/- p.m.|
4. Format of Application Form(to be attached as Annexure):
5. List of document required to be submitted by the beneficiary(attach specimen formats as Annexure(s), wherever required:
Baptism Certificate and Caste Certificate.
6. How to apply/Procedure to submit application:
The implementation of the scheme has been switched over from manual system to “Online Scholarship Management System” (OSMS) from the academic session- 2012-13. Students of all institutions apply online to the concerned institute registered in the website: www.scholarships.gov.in. The scholarship amount of the approved students is transferred electronically in their bank accounts.
7. Where to submit application:
Student -> School head/principal D.E.O (SE) ->Welfare Department
8. Service delivery time-line: online payment by welfare departments
9. Formats of sanctions to be received by the beneficiary(to be added as- Annexure):
Scholarship Amount online transfer by Welfare Department to the beneficiary
10. Whom to contact:-
OSD(Scholarship),0/o DGSE, Punjab. Contact no.:- 0172-2234531