sikkimsocialwelfare.in : Pre Matric Scholarship Scheme for OBC Students in Sikkim
Pre Matric Scholarship Scheme for OBC Students in Sikkim:
Government of Sikkim has taken the initiative for all those students who are belongs to low community such as OBC. This is to encourage all those students who belongs to OBC Community of Sikkim in order to continue their studies, the Government awards Pre-Matric Scholarship to these students who are studying from classes I to X. The Central Sector Scheme of pre-matric scholarship to OBC students is funded by the Government of India & State Government of Sikkim on 50:50 basis.
The main objective of this scheme is to provide financial assistance to all those students who are studying at Pre-Matric level to motivate them to complete their education. The scholarship at Pre-Matric level will encourage the parents to send their children to school.
Eligibility Criteria :
The scholarship will be awarded to those eligible students who belongs to the state of Sikkim i.e. students whose parents are permanently settled and the annual income of whose parents/guardian from all sources should not exceed Rs. 44,500/-
Scholarship will be provided for 10 months in an academic year.
Rate of Scholarship
|I – V||Rs. 750/- p.a.|
|VI – VIII||Rs. 900/- p.a.|
|IX – X||Rs. 1000/- p.a.|
Renewal of Scholarship:
All candidates are suggested 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.
Required Documents :
- Attested copy of Sikkim Subject / Certificate of Identification.
- OBC Certificates.
- 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 :
Applicants are requested that the application form for the scholarship can be obtained from the Office of the Welfare Officer of the concerned District or can be downloaded from its 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 to eligible students will be disbursed through the heads of institutions before the closing of the academic year.
Official Website: sikkimsocialwelfare.in