(Meghalaya) Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students 2024: Check last date, eligibility, documents and apply online

In a commendable initiative, the Meghalaya government has introduced the Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students Meghalaya 2024.

Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students

This scholarship aims to support the educational pursuits of students belonging to the scheduled caste category, ensuring they have the financial means to pursue higher education. Below, we delve into the intricate details of this scholarship program, shedding light on eligibility criteria, application procedures, benefits, and more.

 Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students last Date

  • The application window for the scholarship is now closed.

Eligibility Of Educational Institutions

To participate in this scholarship, educational institutions must adhere to specific criteria:

  • Institutions must possess the ‘AISHE Code/UDISE’ Code for eligibility.
  • NAAC/NBA accreditation is mandatory for institutions continuing in the scheme from 2025-26 onwards.
  • Scholarship benefits are linked with the Aadhaar-based attendance system.
  • Freeship Card issued by State/District Authorities is honored by institutions.

Benefits of Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students

Successful applicants stand to receive substantial yearly benefits based on their course category:

  • Group 1 (Degree and Postgraduate level professional courses): Hostellers – ₹13,500, Day Scholars – ₹7,000
  • Group 2 (Other professional courses): Hostellers – ₹9,500, Day Scholars – ₹6,500
  • Group 3 (Graduate and Post Graduate courses): Hostellers – ₹6,000, Day Scholars – ₹3,000
  • Group 4 (All non-degree courses): Hostellers – ₹4,000, Day Scholars – ₹2,500

Meghalaya Freeship Card

A valuable addition to the scholarship is the Freeship Card, providing students with the opportunity to study without pre-payment of tuition and hostel fees. Key points include:

  • Students register for the Freeship Card on the scholarship portal, ensuring seamless admission.
  • Freeship Card remains valid for a year from the date of issue.
  • Renewal students do not need new registration; the card remains valid for the entire course duration.

Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students Meghalaya Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must meet specific criteria:

  • Permanent citizenship of India.
  • Belonging to the scheduled caste category.
  • Annual family income below ₹2.5 lakh.
  • No other benefits from concurrent schemes.

Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students Meghalaya online Application 

The application process involves the following steps:

  1. Visit the Post-Matric website of the National Scholarship Portal.
  2. Complete the registration process, providing necessary details.
  3. Log in using credentials and select the application form.
  4. Fill in the required details, upload documents, and submit the application.

Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students Meghalaya Renewal Process

For renewal, applicants need to:

  1. Visit the official website of the National Scholarship Portal.
  2. Select the ‘Renewal Application’ option.
  3. Log in using credentials.
  4. Complete the renewal application.

Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students Meghalaya Application Status

To check the application status:

  1. Visit the official website.
  2. Select ‘Login’ and then ‘Previous Year Application Status.’
  3. Choose the relevant year, enter application ID and password, and click ‘Submit.’

Meghalaya Scholarship helpline

For technical queries, contact the Helpdesk at helpdesk[at]nsp[dot]gov[dot]in or 0120 – 6619540 (8 AM to 8 PM, excluding holidays).

In conclusion, the Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students Meghalaya 2024 stands as a beacon of educational empowerment, ensuring that financial constraints do not hinder the academic journeys of deserving students. For further information and assistance, candidates can refer to the official National Scholarship Portal.

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