Scholarship Schemes for Minority Students

Press Release ID: 98504
Date: Thu, 22 Aug 2013
Ministry: Ministry of Minority Affairs

The Ministry of Minority Affairs implements three Scholarship Schemes and one Fellowship Scheme for Educational Empowerment of students belonging to the minority communities at present i.e. Pre-matric Scholarship Scheme, Post-matric Scholarship Scheme, Merit-cum-Means based Scholarship Scheme and Maulana Azad National Fellowship. Details of the Scholarship Schemes are available on the website of the Ministry.

Online Scholarship Management System (OSMS) has been put in place for the two Scholarship Schemes namely Post-matric and Merit-cum-means based Scholarship. Maulana Azad National Fellowship being implemented by University Grants Commission is also administrated online. Further, the total scholarship amount is being transferred into students Bank Account directly under these three Schemes.

This was stated by Shri Ninong Ering, the Minister of State in the Ministry of Minority Affairs in response to a written question in Lok Sabha today.

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