Merit-Cum-Means Based Scholarship Scheme for Minority Students 2017
Online applications are invited from students belonging to minority communities (Sikhs, Muslims, Christians, Buddhists, Parsis and Jains) pursuing technical or professional courses at graduate/post-graduate level in the institutions in the Punjab State-approved by the competent authority under Merit-cum-Means Based Scholarship Scheme for the Session 2017.
Eligibility for MCM Scholarship Scheme 2017
Annual income of the beneficiary/parent or guardian of beneficiary should not exceed Rs.2.50 lacs from all sources.
The scholarship is awarded to the students who have secured not less than 50 percent marks or equivalent grade in the previous final examination.
Renewal of scholarship depends on successful completion of the course during the preceding year and securing not less than 50 percent marks.
A scholarship holder under this scheme will not avail any other scholarship/stipend for pursuing the same course.
A student residing in Punjab State is entitled to scholarship under the quota of the State irrespective of his place of study.
Income certificate must be on a self-certification basis by way of an affidavit on non-judicial stamp paper for self-employed parents/guardian and from the employer for employed parents /guardian.
Rate of Scholarship
Maintenance allowance from the date of admission (for 10 months only): Rs.10,000 per annum (Rs.1000 pm); Rate for day-Scholar – Rs.5000/- per annum (Rs.500 pm).
Course fee: Rs.20,000/- per annum or actual whichever is less; (Rate for day-Scholar): Rs.20,000/- per annum or actual whichever is less.
Total: Rate of hosteller – Rs.30,000/-; Rate for day-Scholar – Rs.25,000/-.
Full course fee will be re-imbursed for National Level Institutions such as IIT’s, IIM’s etc.
How to Apply MCM Scholarships Scheme for Minority Students 2017..?
The eligible students can apply online on the website www.scholarships.gov.in. Students will forward their applications online to the institution and will take a print out of the same.
The print out along with all requisite documents (as prescribed in the print out) will be submitted to the concerned institution.
Student will get a temporary ID, which he/she retain/keep with him/her any further correspondence etc.
The Institution will scrutinize and forward all these applications online by login on the same website with User IDs and Passwords (provided to them earlier by Welfare Department).
Last date for submission of Online Application: October 31st 2017.