New Scholarship Scheme for ST Students

New Scholarship Scheme of Top Class Education for ST Students

New Scholarship Scheme of Top Class Education for ST Students

Website:http://www.tribal.nic.in/

The Ministry of Tribal Affairs has introduced a new Central Sector Scholarship Scheme of Top Class Education for ST Students with the objective of encouraging meritorious ST students for pursuing studies at degree/post degree courses in 127 institutes, covering the fields of management, medicine, Engineering, law and various commercial courses. Each institute has been allocated 5 awards.

Eligibility of Students:

The ST students who secure admission in the listed institutions, according to the norms prescribed by the respective institutions and whose total family income from all sources does not exceed Rs.2.00 lakh per annum, will be eligible for the scholarship under the scheme limited to the number of scholarships allocated to the institutes concerned. In case the number of students admitted exceeds the number of awards, then the scholarship will be restricted to the first 5 students in the inter-se merit list.

Quantum of Scholarship:

The ST students will be awarded scholarship covering full tuition fee and other non-refundable dues in respect of Government/Government-funded institutions. However there will be a ceiling of Rs.2.00 lakh per annum per student for private sector institutions and Rs.3.72 lakhs per annum per student for the private sector flying clubs for Commercial Pilot Training. In addition to the above, the scholarship also provides for (i) living expenses @ Rs.2220/- per month per student subject to actuals, (ii) books and stationary @ Rs.3000/- per annum per student and (iii) cost of a latest computer system along with its accessories limited to Rs.45000/- as one time assistance during the course.

How to apply:

ST students who have gained admission in the course indicated against the 127 listed institutions may, after joining, apply through the institute where they have gained admission for the award of the scholarship under this scheme.

Note:

Further details of the scheme are available in the Ministry of Tribal Affair?s website www.tribal.nic.in

Reference Website:www.tribal.nic.in

New Scholarship Scheme of Top Class Education for ST Students