Post Matric Scholarship for ST Students in Uttarakhand 2023-24

Eligibility of Post Matric Scholarship for ST Students

To qualify for the Post Matric Scholarship for ST Students, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Residency: Must be a permanent resident of Uttarakhand.
  •  Ethnicity: Should belong to Scheduled Tribes (ST).
  •  Educational Institution: Must be enrolled in a recognized University, Technical, Management, or Medical institution.
  •  Academic Performance: Must have passed the previous year’s examination.
  •  Enrollment Limit: Should not be enrolled in more than one institution.
  •  Family Income: The annual family income should be less than INR 2.5 lakh.

Benefits of Post Matric Scholarship for ST Students

Selected Post Matric Scholarship for ST Students will receive the following benefits based on their respective groups and residential status:

GroupCoursesHosteller (INR per month)Day Scholars (INR per month)

Group 1 Various specified courses 1,200 550

Group 2 Designated courses 820 530

Group 3 Other graduate courses 570 300

Group 4 Non-degree courses 380 230

Documents Required

  1. Proof of income for parents or guardians (issued within the past six months).
  2. Certificate indicating caste.
  3. A certificate confirming permanent residence.
  4. High School marksheet.
  5. Marksheet or Certificate from the most recent examination completed.
  6. Certificate of enrollment in the current educational institution.
  7. Bank Passbook from a CBS Account.
  8. Certificate of participation in counselling sessions (if applicable).

How to Apply?

Eligible candidates can apply through these steps for Post Matric Scholarship for ST Students:

  1. Click on the ‘Apply Now‘ link.
  2.  Navigate to ‘Applicant Corner’ and click ‘New Registration’.
  3.  Please select the option ‘Access other Scholarship Schemes available on NSP for the Academic Year 2022-23’ by clicking here.
  4.  Read the guidelines, like the undertaking, and ‘Continue’.
  5.  Provide personal details, bank information, and register.
  6.  Verify your mobile number and log in using OTP to complete the application.
  7.  Fill out the application form accurately.
  8.  After submission, an application ID and password will be generated.

Important Dates

  • Scholarship Closing Date: 15th December 2023

Selection Criteria

Candidates will be chosen based on meeting the eligibility criteria.

Terms and Conditions

  • Scholarship is provided from admission to the examination of the last academic year.
  •  The amount is transferred to recipients’ CBS accounts through online mode.
  •  The scholarship is valid based on the state/UT of the issued ST certificate.
  •  Refrain from discontinuation of studies or false information results in scholarship cancellation.

Contact Details

Social Welfare Department, Government of Uttarakhand

FAQs Section

Who is eligible to apply for the Post Matric Scholarship for ST Students in Uttarakhand?

  1. To be eligible, applicants must Be permanent residents of Uttarakhand.
  2. Belong to Scheduled Tribes (ST).
  3. Enroll in an accredited University, Technical, Management, or Medical institution.
  4. Successfully pass the examination of the previous year.
  5. Maintain enrollment in only one institution.
  6. Demonstrate a family income below INR 2.5 lakh per annum.

What are the critical documents required for the scholarship application?

Applicants must submit the following documents: Income certificate of parents or guardian (a maximum of six months).

  1. Certificate of caste.
  2. A certificate confirming permanent residence.
  3. High School academic transcript.
  4. Transcript or Certificate from the most recent completed examination.
  5. Certificate of current enrollment in the educational institution.
  6. Bank Passbook from a CBS Account.
  7. Certificate of participation in counselling sessions (if applicable).

These documents are crucial for verifying eligibility and facilitating the application process. Ensure to provide accurate and up-to-date records to avoid any issues with your application.

Conclusion

The Post-Matric Scholarship for ST Students in Uttarakhand for the academic year 2023-24 financially supports eligible students, encouraging higher education among Scheduled Tribe individuals.

By meeting the specified eligibility criteria and following the application process, students can access educational opportunities and alleviate financial burdens. For in-depth information, refer to the ‘Scholarship Guidelines.

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