minorityaffairs.gov.in Merit-Cum-Means Scholarship Scheme for Minority Students, 2015

The Ministry of Minority Affairs of India is inviting the young and talented applicants along with their dully filled applications for Merit-Cum-Means Scholarship. The main objective f this scholarship scheme is to provide financial assistance to all the poor and meritorious students who  belongs to minority communities to enable them to pursue their professional and technical courses.
Scholarship details:

  • The total number of Scholarships are 60,000
  • The rate of scholarship will be as follows:


S. No. Type of Financial Assistance Rate for hostler Rate for Day Scholar
1 Maintenance Allowance for only ten months. Rs.10,000/-per annum  Rs.5,000/- per annum. 
2 Course Fee* Rs.20,000/- per annum or Actual whichever is less Rs.20,000/- per annum or Actual whichever is less
Total Rs.30,000/- Rs.25,000/-

  • Full Course Fee will be reimbursed for the institutions under this scholarship.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • All the applicants who get the admission to a college to pursue their technical/professional courses, on the basis of a competitive examination will be eligible for this scholarship scheme.
  • All eligible applicants who get admission in technical/professional courses without taking any competitive examination will also be eligible for scholarship. However, such students must have secured minimum 50% marks at higher secondary/graduation level. Selection of these students will be done strictly on merit basis.
  • All those applicants who are applying or a scholarship holder under this scheme are not allowed to avail any other scholarship/stipend for pursuing the course under this scheme.
  • The applicant’s parent/guardian annual income should not exceed Rs.2,50,000 lakh per annum from all sources.

Application Process:

  • Applicants are informed that they may apply via online at: http://www.momascholarship.nic.in/  
  • After the successful online submission process the, applicant must take the print out copy of the filled application and submit the same to the Institutions/College or State Governments/UT Administrations together with relevant documents.

Last date to apply : 30th September, 2015

For more details, please visit: http://www.minorityaffairs.gov.in/scholarship

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