Sikkim Scholarships Empowering Education for Social Progress

Sikkim Scholarships, a pioneering initiative of the Sikkim Government, stand as a beacon of hope for economically disadvantaged and socially marginalized students. The tranquil landscapes of Sikkim have witnessed the establishment of numerous government scholarships.

Extending a helping hand to those who call this land their home. These scholarships testify to the government’sgovernment’s commitment to fostering higher education while eliminating financial barriers.

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Empowering Through Welfare

At the heart of this endeavor lies the Sikkim Welfare Department, in collaboration with the Human Resource Development Department (HRDD). This dynamic partnership has been dedicated to orchestrating scholarships tailored exclusively for the people of Sikkim.

Exploring Sikkim Scholarships

This comprehensive guide ushers students into the diverse scholarship opportunities that Sikkim offers. The Welfare Department extends scholarships, and private institutions and organizations contribute by providing financial aid. This guide uncovers the identities of these scholarships, offers insights on who to approach for clarifications, and presents a comprehensive table enumerating the details.

Catalog of Sikkim Scholarships

Scholarship Name Application Deadline Provider Name

  1. POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME FOR ST STUDENTS-SIKKIM 31 January 2023 Ministry of Tribal Affairs
  2. PM YASASVI PRE-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIPS FOR OBC, EBC, DNT STUDENTS-SIKKIM 31 January 2023 Ministry of Tribal Affairs
  3. PM YASASVI POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR OBC, EBC, AND DNT STUDENTS-SIKKIM 31 January 2023 Ministry of Tribal Affairs
  4. PRE-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIPS FOR ST STUDENTS CLASS IX AND CLASS X-SIKKIM 31 January 2023 Ministry of Tribal Affairs
  5. PRE-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR SC STUDENTS STUDYING IN CLASS IX AND X-SIKKIM 31 January 2023 Ministry of Tribal Affairs
  6. PRE-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIPS FOR CHILDREN OF PARENTS OR GUARDIANS ENGAGED IN UNCLEAN OCCUPATION (CLASS 1-10)-SIKKIM 31 January 2023 Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment
  7. CENTRALLY SPONSORED POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR SC STUDENTS – SIKKIM 31 January 2023 Ministry of Tribal Affairs
  8. CCB SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME, SIKKIM Between June and July Combined Counselling Board (CCB- Sikkim)
  9. FOUNDER’SFOUNDER’S SCHOLARSHIP (SRM UNIVERSITY – SIKKIM) At the time of Admission, SRM University (Sikkim)
  10. SIKKIM NATIONALS SCHOLARSHIP (SRM UNIVERSITY- SIKKIM) At the time of Admission, SRM University

Please note that the application periods are subject to change at the scholarship provider’s discretion.

Path to Eligibility

Each Sikkim scholarship is accompanied by specific eligibility criteria that prospective recipients must adhere to diligently. Deviation from these criteria might result in the rejection of your application.

To be eligible for Sikkim scholarships, applicants should be bona fide residents of Sikkim. Additionally, income thresholds and academic consistency form critical components of eligibility. Here’s an overview of the eligibility criteria for various scholarships:

Eligibility Conditions for Sikkim Scholarships

Scholarship NameCategoryEligibility

POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME FOR ST STUDENTS-SIKKIM Scheduled Tribe (ST) – Domicile of Sikkim and belonging to ST community

  1. Studying at the post-matric level from a recognized institution (Class 11 and above)
  2. Annual family income below INR 2 lakh
  3. PM YASASVI PRE-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIPS FOR OBC, EBC, DNT STUDENTS-SIKKIM Scheduled Caste (SC) – Resident of Sikkim and belonging to OBC, EBC, or DNT community
  4. Studying at the pre-matric level
  5. Annual family income below INR 2.5 lakh
  6. PM YASASVI POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR OBC, EBC, AND DNT STUDENTS-SIKKIM Other Backward Class (OBCs), Economically Backward Class (EBC), and De-notified, Nomadic Tribe (DNT) – Resident of Sikkim and belonging to OBC, EBC, or DNT community
  7. Studying at post-matric level
  8. Annual family income below INR 2.5 lakhs
  9. PRE-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIPS FOR ST STUDENTS CLASS IX AND CLASS X – SIKKIM Scheduled Tribe (ST) – Resident of Sikkim and belonging to ST community
  10. Studying in Class 9 and 10 in a recognized school
  11. Annual family income below INR 2 lakhs

Sikkim Scholarship – How to Apply

Government Implied Sikkim Scholarship Application

Online Application

STEP 1 – Visit the State Scholarship Portal of Sikkim and Click on ”Register Now”

STEP 2 – Fill in Relevant Information and Click on Register

STEP 3 – Verify Profile by Clicking on the Email Link Sent to Candidate’sCandidate’s Email ID

STEP 4 – Registration on the Portal (Select Desired Scholarship Matching Eligibility)

Offline Application

STEP 1 – Print the Application Form from the Scholarship Portal after Registration

STEP 2 – Carefully Fill Application Form and Provide All Necessary Information

STEP 3 – Attach Required Documents and Send Completed Application by Post

Sikkim Scholarships – Documents Required

  • Certificate of Identification
  •  Category Certificate
  •  Passport Size Photograph
  •  Photocopy of Last Year’s Mark Sheet
  •  Parents’Parents’ Income Certificate

Combined Counselling Board Sikkim Scholarship Application

STEP 1 – Visit the Online CCB Portal and Select Your State

STEP 2 – Click on ”Apply Online”, Proceed to ”Important Information”, then ”Apply Now”

STEP 3 – Fill Application Form, Choose Preferred Program (Maximum of Two), and Submit

STEP 4 – Download the Application Receipt and Other Documents for Future Reference

Sikkim Scholarships – Awards

Award Details of Sikkim Scholarships

Scholarship NameAwards

  1. POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME FOR ST STUDENTS-SIKKIM Annual Reimbursement of up to INR 1,200
  2. PM YASASVI PRE-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIPS FOR OBC, EBC, DNT STUDENTS-SIKKIM Annual Reimbursement between INR 5,000 and INR 20,000
  3. PM YASASVI POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR OBC, EBC, AND DNT STUDENTS-SIKKIM Annual Reimbursement between INR 5,000 and INR 20,000
  4. PRE-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIPS FOR ST STUDENTS CLASS IX AND CLASS X-SIKKIM Monthly Reimbursement between INR 150 to INR 350
  5. CENTRALLY SPONSORED POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR SC STUDENTS – SIKKIM Annual Reimbursement of INR 2,500 to INR 13,500
  6. CCB SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME, SIKKIM Up to 70% Scholarship (INR 1 Lakh to INR 3 Lakh) + State Welfare Scholarship (Approx. INR 30,000 to INR 50,000)
  7. FOUNDER’SFOUNDER’S SCHOLARSHIP (SRM UNIVERSITY – SIKKIM) 100% Tuition Fee Waiver for School Topper, 50% for Second Topper
  8. SIKKIM NATIONALS SCHOLARSHIP (SRM UNIVERSITY- SIKKIM) 25% Tuition Fee Waiver for HRDD-Nominated Students, 10% for Certificate of Identification Holders

FAQs Section

How can I get a scholarship in Sikkim?

Candidates must apply through the Sikkim scholarship portal after meeting the eligibility criteria.

What is the Sikkim quota?

Sikkim quota reserves 20% seats in each course for applicants selected by the Sikkim Government.

How can I apply for the Sikkim quota?

Register on Sikkim GO, receive OTP, and apply for the Sikkim quota through the official website.

How can I Apply for the Sikkim scholarship?

Visit scholarships.sikkim.gov.in, register, upload documents, and submit the application form on the Sikkim government website. For more information about Sikkim scholarships, visit the official website.

Conclusion

Sikkim Scholarships stand as a testament to the collective determination to uplift the education landscape of Sikkim. These scholarships, offered by government bodies and private institutions, are beacons of hope for deserving students seeking higher education.

By fulfilling specific eligibility criteria, students can unlock the doors to a brighter future, unburdened by financial constraints. As the Sikkim Government and partnering institutions extend their hands, the journey towards educational empowerment gains momentum.

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