sikkimsocialwelfare.in : Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for Schedule Caste Students
The main objective of this scholarship scheme is to provide financial assistance to all those Scheduled Caste students who are belongs to (Kami/Lohar, Damai, Sunuwar, Sarki and Majhi) and studying at post – matriculation or post – secondary level to motivate them to complete their education. The scheme is entirely funded by Government of India.
Conditions for Eligibility:
This scholarship will be awarded to only those students who belongs to the state of Sikkim i.e. the students whose parents are permanently settled and the annual income of whose parents/guardian, from all sources does not exceed Rs.1,08,000/- per annum.
The Scholarship will be provided for 10 months in an academic year.
Rate of Scholarship (Maintenance Allowance)
|XI – XII||Rs. 1400/- p.a.|
|Degree/Eqv.||Rs. 1850/- p.a.|
|Med./Tech./Eng.||Rs. 3300/- p.a.|
Renewal of Scholarship :
All candidates are informed that the scholarship is renewed every year on receipt of information from the head of the institutions or the students/parents that the students receiving the scholarship have passed the annual examination.
Documents which are Required:
- Attested copy of Sikkim Subject / Certificate of Identification.
- SC Certificate.
- Copy of the mark sheet. (class last attended)
- Income Certificate: Attested copies of income certificate of the parents/certified copies of BPL card/ salary certificate of the parents in case of Government employees.
How to apply :
The application form for the scholarship can be obtained from the concerned Office of the Welfare Officer of the concerned district or can be download from the official website. Application forms duly filled up with all requisite information along with supporting documents are accepted in the month of June-July every year.
Disbursement of scholarship
The scholarship for all the eligible students will be disbursed through the heads of institutions before the close of the academic year.
Official Website : sikkimsocialwelfare.in