SCHOLARSHIPS

There are a no. of scholarships available to the students through National scholarship portal. National Scholarships Portal is one-stop solution through which various services starting from student application, application receipt, processing, sanction and disbursal of various scholarships to Students are enabled. National Scholarships Portal is taken as Mission Mode Project under National e-Governance Plan (NeGP)

Visit National Scholarships Portal to register or view details.

Vision

National Scholarships Portal is one-stop solution through which various services starting from student application, application receipt, processing, sanction and disbursal of various scholarships to Students are enabled.  This initiative aims at providing a Simplified, Mission-oriented, Accountable, Responsive & Transparent 'SMART' System for faster & effective disposal of Scholarships applications and delivery of funds directly into beneficiaries account without any leakages.

Mission

The Mission Mode Project (MMP) of National Scholarships Portal under the National e-Governance Plan aims at providing common electronic portal for implementing various Scholarships schemes launched by Union Government, State Government and Union Territories across the country.

Objectives

    • Ensure timely disbursement of Scholarships to students
    • Provide a common portal for various Scholarships schemes of Central and State Governments
    • Create a transparent database of scholars
    • Avoid duplication in processing
    • Harmonisation of different Scholarships schemes & norms
    • Application of Direct Benefit Transfer

    Benefits

    Simplified process for the students
  •  All scholarships information available under one umbrella
  • Single integrated application for all scholarships
  • Improved transparency
  • System suggests the schemes for which a student is eligible
  • Duplicates can be reduced to the maximum extent (can be eliminated totally if AADHAAR is made mandatory)
  • Helps in standardisation
  • Master data for Institutions and courses at all India level
  • Scholarships processing
  • Serves as a decision support system (DSS) for Ministries and departments as up-to date information will be available on demand.

    Comprehensive MIS System to facilitate monitoring every stage of Scholarships distribution i.e. from student registration to delivery of funds


The scholarships that are available to the students under this scheme are listed below

  • Post-matric Scholarship Scheme (Ministry of Minority Affairs)
  • Merit-cum-Means Scholarship Scheme (Ministry of Minority Affairs)
  • Pre-matric Scholarship Scheme (Ministry of Minority Affairs)
  • Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University Students (Department of Higher Education)
  • National Means Cum Merit Scholarship Scheme (Department of School Education and Literacy)
  • Incentives to Girls for Secondary Education  (Department of School Education and Literacy)
  • Central Sector Scholarship Scheme of Top Class Education for SC Students  (Department of Social Justice and Empowerment)
  • Pre-Matric Scholarships for Students with Disabilities (Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disability)
  • Post-Matric Scholarships for Students with Disabilities (Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disability)
  • Top Class Education for Students with Disabilities (Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disability)
  • Top Class Education for ST Students (Ministry of Tribal Affairs)
  • Scheme of PMS, Book Banks and Upgradation of Merit of ST Students (Ministry of Tribal Affairs)
  • Scheme For Award Of Scholarships Under Cine/Mine/Lsdm/Beedi And IOMC Workers Welfare Fund
    (Ministry of Labour & Employment)
  • Pre Metric Scholarship Scheme for ST Students (Ministry of Tribal Affairs)

  Besides these there are higher Education scholarship of the state government, Inspire scholarship, Prathibha Scholarship etc;