Pre-Matric scholarship scheme for students belonging to VJNT category under Dr. Ambedkar's Pre-Matric and Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme of the Government of India.

School Going Students

Central Government Revised Guidelines September 2018:

Government Resolution: Scholarship-2018/Section No:48/Education/Date: 27 May, 2019. PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (2 MB)

Objectives of the scheme:

  • To encourage and promote education among the children of poor families from VJNT category who cannot go to regular school due to traditional occupation of parents.
  • Reducing dropout rate in education
  • Students should develop interest in education and get financial assistance for education.

Terms of the scheme: -

1) Beneficiary should be studying in a government recognized school.

2) Beneficiary should be from VJNT category.

3) The income limit of parents should be 2 lakhs.

Nature of Benefit: -

  • Scholarship of Rs.1000 / - for 10 months is given to students from VJNT category of 1st to 8th class i.e Rs.100 / - per month.
  • Similarly, for students of 9th and 10th class from VJNT category, Scholarship of Rs.1500 / - for 10 months is given i.e Rs.150 / - per month.

Contact -

1) Social Welfare Officer of the concerned district, Zilla Parishad

2) Social Welfare Officer Class-2, Brihan Mumbai.

3) The Principal of the concerned school

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