The Prime Ministers New 15 Point Programme for the Welfare of Minorities was announced in June, 2006.It provides that a postmatric scholarship scheme for meritorious students from minority communities would be implemented.The objective of the scheme is to award scholarships to meritorious students belonging to economically weaker sections of minority community so as to provide them better opportunities for higher education, increase their rate of attainment in higher education and enhance their employability.
Scholarship will be awarded to the students who have secured not less than 50% marks or equivalent grade in the previous final examination and the annual income of whose parents/guardian from all sources does not exceed Rs.2 lakh. Scholarships will not be given to more than two students in a family. The students should be regular in attendance for which the yardstick will be decided by the competent authority of the school/college/university.
Scholarship Deadline: 30 September, 2012
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