Assam Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students (Component-II) 2024

The Assam Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students (Component-II) 2023-24, backed by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India, aims to support the pre-matric level education of SC students. This scheme particularly targets students whose parent(s)/guardian(s) are involved in hazardous occupations like manual scavenging, flaying, waste picking, etc.

Key Details from the National Scholarship Portal

  • Deadline: 16th March 2024

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must be Indian nationals domiciled in Assam.
  • Enrollment in Class 1 to 10 in a recognized institution is mandatory.
  • Students must be wards of individuals engaged in specified hazardous occupations as defined in the Manual Scavengers Act 2013.

Financial Assistance Details

  • Day Scholars: ₹3,500 per annum
  • Hostellers (Class 3 to 10): ₹8,000 per annum

Note: Disabled students receive a 10% additional allowance, certified by competent medical authorities.

Application Process

  1. Click on the ‘Apply Now’ link.
  2. Register or log in using existing credentials.
  3. Complete the application form accurately and upload required documents.
  4. Submit the application within the stipulated deadline.

Renewal Guidelines

  • Scholarships are renewed based on satisfactory progress and conduct.
  • Recipients must refrain from employment during studies and adhere to scholarship terms and conditions.

Expert Commentary

“The Assam Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students underscores the government’s commitment to inclusive education. By offering financial aid and promoting educational continuity, this initiative empowers SC students to pursue academic excellence.”

Contact Information

For further assistance, individuals can reach out to the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India, at the following address:

  • Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India
    • Room No. 637, A-Wing, Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi – 110001

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