Pre Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities

Pre Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities 


Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India, invites applications from the students of Class 1 to 10 of minority communities for Pre Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities 2019-20. The scholarship aims to encourage parents of minority communities to send their kids to school by helping them to fund the school education of their children and by supporting the efforts of educating their children.

Important Dates

Scholarship announcement date: 15 July 2019
Scholarship closing date: 31 October 2019
Last date for defect verification: 31 October 2019
Last date for Institute verification: 31 October 2019


An applicant: 

  • Must be studying in class 1 to 10
  • Must have secured at least 50% marks in the previous final examination
  • Must have a family income of not more than INR 1 lakh per annum from all sources
  • Must belong to the minority community (Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Buddhists, Jains and Zoroastrians/Parsis)

How to Apply

Eligible candidates can apply for the scholarship through following steps –
Step 1: Visit the homepage of the National Scholarship Portal and click on ‘New Registration’.
Step 2: Read the guidelines carefully, select the undertaking and ‘Continue’. 
Step 3: Select the state of domicile, scholarship category (Pre Matric), scheme type (scholarship scheme), gender, write the applicant’s name, date of birth, mobile number, email ID.
Step 4: Provide the bank details (Bank name, IFSC Code, Account Number)
Step 5: Select Aadhaar or Bank Account Number as identification detail and click on the ‘Register’ button.
Step 6: The mobile number will be verified and an OTP will be generated.
Step 7: Now, log in using OTP and fill the form.
Step 8: An application ID and password will be generated. Use that for future references.
Note: All the applicants are advised to fill the form correctly, no changes can be made once submitted. The applicants are also advised to fill only one application as multiple applications will lead to the cancellation of the form.

Last Date

The last date for application is 31 October 2019.

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