The Department of Minority Welfare has unveiled the dates and details for the CA/ICWA CMA /CS Scholarship 2023-24, a part of the Minority Welfare Scholarship initiative. Students pursuing or enrolling in Chartered Accountancy (CA), Cost and Work Accountancy (CWA), Cost and Management Accounts (CMA), or Company Secretaryship (CS) courses can now access online application for the scholarship.
For those undergoing financial constraints in these courses, both BPL and APL students are encouraged to apply before the CA/ICWA CMA/CS Scholarship deadline in December 2023. Scholarships, including CMA scholarships and Post Matric Scholarship for CA, CMA, and CS, are available for students in the final course stages. Numerous scholarships are administered through the National Scholarship Portal, covering CA/ICWA CMA/CS courses.
DMW CA/ICWA CMA/CS Scholarship 2023
Higher education often presents financial challenges to students pursuing advanced degrees. The Government of Kerala has introduced scholarships for minority community students engaged in CA/ICWA CMA/CS courses. This initiative is exclusively for students from Muslim, Christian, Sikh, Buddha, Parsi, and Jain communities. Those in the final courses of CA/ICWA CMA/CS should proceed with the application process after thoroughly reviewing the instructions on the official Department of Minority Welfare portal, accessible via the provided link.
Eligibility for CA/ICWA CMA/CS Scholarship
Aspiring applicants must adhere to the eligibility criteria set by the Minority Welfare Scholarship Department. The points of eligibility for the CA/ICWA CMA/CS Scholarship are outlined below:
Permanent residency in Kerala. Application open only for Minority Communities: Muslim, Christian, Sikh, Buddha, Parsi, Jain. Annual family income not exceeding Rs. 8 lakh. Minimum of 60% marks in the last examination. Enrollment in Chartered Accountancy (CA), Cost and Work Accountancy (CWA), Cost and Management Accounts (CMA), or Company Secretaryship (CS) Degree Courses.
CA/ICWA CMA/CS Scholarship Amount
The Kerala Minority Welfare Scholarship directly disburses the scholarship amount to the beneficiary’s bank account. This scholarship aims to motivate minority community students to pursue further studies. The financial assistance, amounting to Rs. 15,000 per annum, alleviates the burdens of final course students, allowing them to excel in their concluding examinations.
Required Documents for DMW CA/ICWA CMA/CS Scholarship
To apply for Kerala CA/ICWA CMA/CS Scholarships, students need to have the following documents:
Recent passport-size photograph. Aadhar Card/PAN Card/Voter Card or equivalent. SSLC/ Plus 2/ VHSE mark sheet. Domicile certificate. Income certificate. Bank account details. Residential certificate. Minority caste certificate. Previous year’s mark sheet. Admission receipt for CA/ICWA CMA/CS courses.
CA/ICWA CMA/CS Scholarship 2023 online Application
For Kerala students aspiring to apply for the CA/ICWA CMA/CS Scholarship Application Form 2023-24, follow these steps:
Visit the Department of Minority Welfare Official Website: http://dcescholarship.kerala.gov.in/. The homepage with a list of scholarship schemes will appear. Select the CA/ICWA CMA/CS Scholarship from the list. Click on the Apply Online option. A new tab will open with the Scholarship Application Form. Fill in all the requested details in the form. Upload the required scanned documents. Click Submit. Save the application form or print a hard copy for future reference.
Renewal of Kerala CA/ICWA CMA/CS Scholarship
Applicants who applied in the first year need not reapply. Those who made errors in their initial application can apply for renewal through the Kerala CA/ICWA CMA/CS Scholarship Renewal Form. Follow these steps for renewal:
Visit the Department of Minority Welfare Official Website: http://dcescholarship.kerala.gov.in/. The homepage with a list of scholarship schemes will appear. Select the CA/ICWA CMA/CS Scholarship from the list. Click on the Apply Renewal Application Form option. Enter all the required application numbers. Click Submit. A new tab will open with the Renewal Form. Complete the form with updated details. Upload accurate documents. Enter the previous year’s mark sheet number. Click Apply for Renewal.
This procedure guides applicants through renewal application submission.