Social Justice and Empowerment

Pre-Matric Scholarship For Scheduled Caste Students

Pre-Matric Scholarship for the Scheduled Caste Students is the scheme by Rajasthan Government under which students who are from Scheduled Caste (SC) will get scholarship. Students of 6th to 8th standards are eligible for the scheme and on the basis of certain criterion scholarship is granted. Scheme is active since 1984 and went few changes in the year 2009 and 2012, looking at the expense scale at schools the scholarship is meant to support little expenses of those students like books, traveling and some other stationary needs. The amount given to the boys and girls are different, girls get more amount as compared to boys which is again can be used for their other expenses.

Benefits of Pre-Matric Scholarship for Scheduled Caste Students:

  • Scholarship to boys: Boys of SC community who are in 6th, 7th or 8th standards will get Rs. 75 per month for their basic needs
  • Scholarship to girls: In this scheme girls will get little more amount than boys i.e. girls get Rs. 125 per month
  • Education to dalits: Because of scheme dalits in the society will get a chance to gain education and earn the equal status in the so called educated society

Eligibility for Pre-Matric Scholarship for Scheduled Caste Students:

  1. Student must be from Rajasthan State
  2. Must be from Scheduled Caste

Documents Required:

  1. Application form
  2. Previous year marksheets
  3. Residential Proof (electricity bill, water connection bill, gas connection bill, ration card, voter id, Aadhar card, pan card or driving license)
  4. Aadhar Card
  5. Caste Certificate
  6. Caste Validity
  7. Passport size photograph (not required but it is recommended to keep at least one copy)
  8. Income Certificate
  9. School identity card

Application form:

To apply for the scheme, the student has to submit an application with required documents to the principal of the respective school where he/she is studying (Download the application form here: Application Form For the Pre-Matric Scholarship for Scheduled Caste student)

Contact Details:

  1. Principal of the respective school
  2. District Educational Minister of respective block

References and Details:

To know more about the scheme follow the following links:

  1. Official letter by Rajasthan Government: Guidelines for Pre-Matric Scholarship For Scheduled Caste Students
  2. Application Form: Application Form For the Pre-Matric Scholarship for Scheduled Caste student
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