Madhya Pradesh Scholarship Scheme – मध्य प्रदेश में छात्रवृत्ति योजना

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Madhya Pradesh, also known as ‘Heart of India’ is the second largest states of the country in terms of area and fifth largest state in terms of population. Most of the population of Madhya Pradesh belongs to tribal population, who are unable to join mainstream development which makes Madhya Pradesh one of the least developed states of the Nation. In order to bring the population to mainstream, Government of Madhya Pradesh offers a number of scholarships and commonly referred to as the MP Scholarship to the students for continuation of their higher education (Class 10 onwards).

In order to facilitate students and to streamline the process of application and administration of scholarships, Government of Madhya Pradesh has come up with its own scholarship portal named as MP Scholarship Portal 2.0. Using the online Scholarship portal student can search and make applications for the scholarship for which they are eligible. They can even track their application using the scholarship portal. The portal also facilitates students with other relevant information such as Hostels for Students, details related to Nodal Offices for Scholarships, details of IFSC codes of banks etc. The institutes can also use the facilities offered by the MP Scholarship Portal to verify and forward the applications of their students for any scholarship etc.

This article will provide the information related to:

  • Scholarships available under MP Scholarship
    • Post Matric Scholarships for SC/ST Candidates
    • Post Matric Scholarship for OBC Candidates
  • Details of the scholarships
    • Eligibility of candidate
    • Amount of Scholarship
    • Application process

Post Martic Scholarship for SC/ST Students

As the name suggests, Post matric Scholarship is for candidates belonging to Schedule Castes and Schedule Tribe only.

  • Eligibility:Students who are engaged in studies after class 10 in any stream (Class 11, 12, Diploma, UG, PG or Doctorate) are eligible for the Post Matric Scholarships for SC/ST Candidates.
  • Parental IncomeOnly those candidates are eligible for the scholarship who belongs to a family having the annual income from all sources less than Rs. 2.5 lakhs.
    • Candidates with annual Family Income up to Rs. 3 Lakh can also apply but their benefits will be adjusted accordingly.
  • The amount of Scholarship: The scholarship amount will constitute several parts such as maintenance allowance, books allowance, allowance for study tour etc.

Post Matric Scholarships for OBC Candidate

To encourage students of Other Backward Classes to continue their studies after class 10 and to reduce their financial burden Post Matric Scholarships are offered under MP Scholarship.

  • EligibilityOBC candidates engaged in studies after class 10 in any course mentioned in the list of eligiblecourses are eligible to apply for the scholarship.
  • Parental Income: Only those candidates are eligible for the scholarship who belongs to a family having the annual income from all sources less than Rs. 2.5 lakhs.

Madhya Pradesh (MP) Scholarship Application Process

The application for the Scholarship can be made online using the MP Scholarship Portal. The candidates are required to gather the following information and documents before filling the application form:

  • Samagr ID: This is a 9 digit id available on the Ration card or other easily available sources. In case the Samagr ID is not available, the student can register with their local authorities for the same.
  •  Click here to know your Samagr ID.
  • College Code: The Scholarship portal has assigned a specific 5 digit code to each institution on the basis of its location and other details. This code can be found out using the ‘List of Registered Institutes and their Codes’ available of the official website of MP Scholarship.
  • Course/Branch Code: Each branch/course has been assigned a 4 digit code, which can be found in the ‘Course & Branch Details and their codes’ section of MP Scholarship website.
  • Class 10 Mark sheet:  The applicants are required to update the roll number and other related information into the portal from the Class 10 Mark Sheet.
    • A scanned copy of the Mark sheet having the size less than 100 Kb should also be uploaded on the portal.
  • Old Applicant ID: In case applying for the renewal of a scholarship, the candidate must enter his/her old applicant id so that the previous record can be fetched and information can be updated.
  • Transfer Certificate: Information from transfer certificate issued by the last school attended is to be entered while applying for the scholarship.
  • Mark sheet of the previous examination: Student should upload the mark sheet of his/her last class so that the application can be renewed.
  • Caste and Family Income Certificate: Scanned copies of Income certificate are to be uploaded on the website to complete the application process. The size of the document needs to be smaller than 100 kb.
  • Aadhar Number: Aadhar number needs to be entered while completing the scholarship application. The application cannot be completed without aadhar number in case the applicant belongs from Bhopal, Hoshangabad, Jabalpur, Harada or Khandava.
  • Bank Account Number and IFSC Code: The benefit of the scholarship will be transferred directly to the back account of the beneficiary, so bank account number and IFSC code are required for completing the application process.

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