|Name of Scholarship
|Pre and Post Matric
|Government of India
|10th February 2024
SC Scholarship 2024
In a bid to empower the students of Assam belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC) and Other Backward Classes (OBC), the Directorate of Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Other Backward Classes, Assam, has rolled out the much-awaited Assam SC Scholarship Scheme for the academic year 2023-2024. This article unfolds the details of this initiative, providing valuable insights for prospective applicants.
SC Scholarship Details
Name of scholarship scheme: Pre-Matric and Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students
Under the benevolent guidance of the Government of India, the SC Scholarship Scheme extends its support to the academic session 2023-2024. The scheme caters to two primary categories:
- Pre-matric (Class IX to X) [Component-I]
- Pre-matric: Scholarship for the children of those Engaged in Occupation involving Cleaning and Prone to Health Hazards (Class I-X) [Component-II]
- Post-matriculation level courses
Helplines for Assistance:
For any queries or assistance regarding the scholarship, candidates can reach out to the helpline at Phone Number: 0120-6619540 or via email at [email protected]. Additionally, the official website for the scholarship is https://scholarships.gov.in, offering a wealth of information.
Eligibility Criteria of Assam SC Scholarship
Community and Citizenship:
To be eligible for the SC Scholarship, applicants must belong to the SC community and be Indian nationals. Furthermore, candidates must provide accurate details about their domicile state, and verification may be conducted by the authorities in that state.
Family Restriction and Income Ceiling:
A notable feature of this scheme is its inclusivity, ensuring that all the children of any parent or guardian from the SC community are entitled to receive the benefits. The income ceiling stands at Rs. 2.5 lakhs per annum for Pre-Matric (Class-IX & X) [Component-I] and Post-Matric scholarships.
For Pre-Matric (Class I-X) [Component-II] Scholarship, there is no income bar for the children of those engaged in occupations involving cleaning and prone to health hazards. However, eligible candidates must submit a certificate from the District Social Welfare office or a designated authority.
How to Apply for SC Scholarship?
To apply for this scholarship, candidates must visit the official national scholarship portal at https://scholarships.gov.in. Follow the steps below to submit your online application.
|1. Scroll down and navigate to the Important Web Links section.
|2. Locate and click on the link for the Online Application Form.
|3. A new webpage will open up.
|4. Find and click on the “New Registration” link.
|5. Fill in all the necessary details in the portal and complete the registration process.
|6. Once registered, provide all the required credentials and upload your documents on the portal.
|7. Finally, click on “Submit” and make sure to print out a copy of your submitted application.
Documents to be Submitted along with SC Online Form
Applicants must submit the following documents along with the SC Scholarship Application Form:
- Bank Passbook
- Income Certificate
- Caste Certificate
- Aadhaar Card
Applicants are kindly requested to provide their active bank account details to ensure the successful payment of the Scholarship. All Scholarship disbursements will be made through the DBT mode, so it is important to have an active bank account. Please note that the authority cannot be held responsible for any transaction failures caused by inactive or incorrect bank details.
- Please make sure that you have seeded your Aadhaar number to your bank account, as it is required for all applicants.
- All applicants will be required to have Aadhaar, as it will be made mandatory. However, for minor applicants who do not have Aadhaar, their parent or legal guardian will be required to provide Aadhaar.
Important Dates of SC Scholarship 2024
|Online Application Starting Date
|Online Application Last Date
|10th February 2024
|Defective Verification Last Date
|15th February 2024
|Institute Level Verification Last Date
|15th February 2024
Important Web Links of SC Scholarship Assam
|Online Application – Register
|Online Application – Login
|Online Application – Renewal
|Pre-Matric | Post-Matric
FAQs of SC Scholarship 2024
A. You can apply online for the SC Scholarship 2024 until February 10th, 2024.
A. Bank Passbook, Aadhar Card, Caste Certificate, and Income Certificate.
A. There are two categories: Pre-Matric and Post-Matric, catering to different educational levels.
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