Post-Matric Scholarship for Students belonging to Scheduled Castes for Studies in India
The objective of the scheme is to provide financial assistance to the Scheduled Caste students studying at post matriculation or post-secondary stage to enable them to complete their education.
- Scholarship will be admissible to the children/wards of Indian Nationals who, irrespective of their religion are:
a. Either presently engaged in manual scavenging or were so engaged up to or after 1.1.97 or the date on which the “The Employment of manual scavengers and construction of Dry latrines (Prohibition) Act 1993” came into force in their State/UT, whichever is earlier.
b. Presently engaged in Tanning and/or Flaying.
- Children who are born to parents who are not engaged in such occupations, but have been adopted by such person (as mentioned in sub Para 1 above) will be eligible for scholarship only after a lapse of three years from the date of such adoption provided that they have been living with the adopted parents since the date of such adoption. Such children will be eligible only if their parents furnish such certificates (such as of proof of their occupation, date of adoption etc.) as may be required by the concerned State Government/Union Territory administration.
- A certificate should be obtained from the eligible candidates as follows:
a. From Children/wards mentioned in sub- Para 1(a): only once, at the time of their first application/renewal, as the case may be, of Pre-matric Scholarship, after the coming into force of this revision, to the effect that at least one parent belongs to the relevant categories.
From Children/wards mentioned in sub- Para 1(b): every year, to the effect that at least one parent is currently engaged in tanning and/or flaying.
How to Apply
The concerned Department of the State Government/Union Territory Administration will supply the application forms, which should be received back by that Department along with prescribed certificate, by the last date.
The last date for application is
For more details, please visit:
Plot No: 6&7, Hardware Park, Sy. No.1/1,
Srisailam Highway, Raviryal (V & GP), Via Ragaanna guda
Maheshwaram (M), Ranga Reddy district,
Hyderabad – 501510, Telangana State