Social Justice and Empowerment

Free Studentship Scholarship for Scheduled Tribe (ST)/Scheduled Caste (SC) by Govt. of Meghalaya

The Free Studentship Scholarship for SC and ST Students is started by Meghalaya State Government (Ministry of Social Justice and Welfare) ST & SC Development and Minority & Other Backward Classes Welfare Department. The main objective of this scheme is to provide scholarship to students those belonging to economically weaker sections of notified SC and ST communities so as to provide those better opportunities for increase their rate of attainment in higher education and enhance their employability and empowerment through education and increase of the socio-economic conditions of the SC and ST communities. Under the scheme financial assistance will be provided to students. Free Studentship is awarded to students based on the prescribed rate of tuition fee and other fees as are being compensated by Post Matric Scholarship Scheme from time to time.

Benefits of Free Studentship Scholarship for Scheduled Tribe/Scheduled Caste:

  • Free Studentship Scholarship for SC and ST Students provides in the form of financial assistance. Rates of scholarship are mentioned below as per the requirement of students
  • Class XI –XII (Arts & Commerce) – Rs. 1105/-
  • XI – XII (Science) – Rs. 1285/-
  • Degree General (Arts & Commerce) – Rs. 1375/-
  • Degree Major (Arts & Commerce) – Rs. 1635/
  • Degree General (Science) – Rs. 1735/-
  • Degree Major (Science) – Rs. 2235/-

Required eligibility and conditions for applying Free Studentship Scholarship for Scheduled Tribe/Scheduled Caste:

  1. The student should be permanent resident of Meghalaya
  2. He/she belongs to ST/SC Community
  3. He/she is pursuing a regular course of study in a recognized institution
  4. He/she is not enjoying scholarship within the purview of the Government of India’s Post Matric Scholarship to SC/ST and other scholarship schemes of the Central and State Government.
  5. He/she is not employed in Government or non-Government establishment
  6. He/she is not a repeater in the same class for more than once

 Document required for applying Free Studentship Scholarship for Scheduled Tribe/Scheduled Caste:

  1. Caste certificate
  2. Domicile certificate
  3. Non creamy layer certificate
  4. Income certificate
  5. Residence proof
  6. Aadhar card
  7. Bank Details e.g. IFSC code, MICR code, Account number, Account holder name, Branch name
  8. School Mark sheets and certificates
  9. Bonafide certificate
  10. Passport size photograph

Application Procedure:

  1. Students studying within the state are to collect the forms (Fresh) from their respective institutions whereas students studying outside the state may collect the forms from the office of the undersigned
  2. All the students submitting the application forms should submit along with the soft copy
  3. Students should submit the application form with all documents to the head of the institute

Contact Details:

  1. Candidate can contact to the institute where he/she pursuing education
  2. Candidate can contact to ST & SC Development and Minority & Other Backward Classes Welfare Department

References & Details:

  1. http://megeducation.gov.in/dhte/scholarship/schemes/schfree-studentship.html
  2. http://megeducation.gov.in/dhte/scholarship/forms/15free_student.pdf
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