|Scheme Name||Scheme Closing Date||Defective Application Verification Date||Guidelines/FAQ|
|Pre-matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities||Open till 30-11-2023||Open till 15-12-2023||Guidelines||FAQ|
|Post-matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities||Open till 31-12-2023||Open till 15-01-2024||Guidelines||FAQ|
|Scholarships for Top Class Education for students with disabilities.||Open till 31-12-2023||Open till 15-01-2024||Guidelines||FAQ|
|Top Class Education Scheme for SC Students||Open till 31-12-2023||Open till 15-01-2024||Guidelines||FAQ|
|PM YASASVI CENTRAL SECTOR SCHEME OF TOP CLASS EDUCATION IN SCHOOLS FOR OBC, EBC AND DNT STUDENTS||Open till 31-12-2023||Open till 15-01-2024||Guidelines||FAQ|
|PM YASASVI CENTRAL SECTOR SCHEME OF TOP CLASS EDUCATION IN COLLEGE FOR OBC, EBC AND DNT STUDENTS||Open till 31-12-2023||Open till 15-01-2024||Guidelines||FAQ|
|Financial Assistance for Education of the Wards of Beedi/Cine/IOMC/LSDM Workers – Post-Matric||Open till 31-12-2023||Open till 15-01-2024||Guidelines||FAQ|
|Financial Assistance for Education of the Wards of Beedi/Cine/IOMC/LSDM Workers – Pre-Matric||Open till 30-11-2023||Open till 15-12-2023||Guidelines||FAQ|
|National Fellowship and Scholarship for Higher Education of ST Students – Scholarship (Formally Top Class Education for Schedule Tribe Students) – only for scholarships||Open till 31-12-2023||Open till 15-01-2024||Guidelines||FAQ|
|Scholarships Name||Last Date|
|HDFC Bank Parivartan’s ECSS Programme 2023||December 2023|
|Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students (Class 6 to 10) Puducherry||30 November 2023|
|ONGC Scholarship 2023-24||30 November 2023|
|Samsung Star Scholarship 2023||21 November 2023|
|UP Pre-Matric Scholarships 2023-24||10 November 2023|
|Sensodyne IDA Shining Star Scholarship Program 2023||31st October 2023|
|Swami Dayanand Scholarship 2023-24||30 October 2023|
|Gaud Saraswat Brahman GSB Scholarship 2023||October 2023|
Govt Scholarship 2023: The Government of India provides a host of scholarships for students. Youngsters hailing from different backgrounds can benefit via such government scholarships. Governments on both the national level and state levels provide scholarships to students for helping them avail of quality education.
Many children in India come from impoverished backgrounds and they cannot pursue education because of a shortage of funds. Hence, the Central and State Governments in India offer scholarships too such youngsters.
Government scholarships are available for students who want to enroll in undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Also, there are special scholarships for only girl children.
|Scheme Name||Date (Application Period)|
|Scheme Name (Ministry of Minority Affairs)|
|Pre Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities||August to November|
|Post Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities||August to November|
|Merit Cum Means Scholarship For Professional and Technical Courses CS||August to November|
|Begum Hazrat Mahal National Scholarship||August to November|
|Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities)|
|Pre-matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities||August to November|
|Post-matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities||August to December|
|Scholarships for Top Class Education for students with disabilities.||August to December|
|Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment|
|Top Class Education Scheme for SC Students||November to January|
|PM Yasasvi Central Sector Scheme Of Top Class Education In Schools For Obc, Ebc And Dnt Students||November and January|
|Ministry of Labour & Employment|
|Financial Assistance for Education of the Wards of Beedi/Cine/IOMC/LSDM Workers – Post-Matric||August to December|
|Financial Assistance for Education of the Wards of Beedi/Cine/IOMC/LSDM Workers – Pre-Matric||August to October|
|Ministry of Tribal Affairs|
|National Fellowship and Scholarship for Higher Education of ST Students – Scholarship (Formally Top Class Education for Schedule Tribe Students) – only for scholarships||November to January|
|Department of School Education & Literacy|
|National Means Cum Merit Scholarship||August to November|
|Department of Higher Education|
|Central Sector Scheme Of Scholarships For College And University Students||November to January|
|WARB, Ministry of Home Affairs|
|Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme For Central Armed Police Forces And Assam Rifles||November to January|
|Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme For Wards Of States/Uts Police Personnel Martyred During Terror/Naxal Attacks||November to January|
|RPF/RPSF, Ministry of Railway|
|Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme For RPF/RPSF||September to December|
|North Eastern Council(NEC),DoNER|
|Financial Support To The Students Of Ner For Higher Professional Courses(Nec Merit Scholarship)||September to December|
Different Government Scholarships in India
The different government scholarships in India are listed below:
- Central Government Scholarships / Schemes
Any applicant who wants to apply for Central Government Scholarships / Schemes is advised to go to the National Scholarships portal, https://scholarships.gov.in/. Depending on the scholarship program they are applying to, they should fill in the given application form, submit the compulsory documents, and complete the rest of the application formalities.
- State Government Schemes / Scholarships
The State Governments of the different states of India provide scholarships to candidates from their respective states. By doing so, they help them realize their dream of gaining an education without any financial burden.
To apply for state government scholarships, aspirants have to visit the official website of the respective state government and apply as per the given instructions.
- UGC / AICTE Scholarships / Schemes
Both the University Grants Commission (UGC) and the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) have an array of scholarships for helping Indian students obtain value-based education.
Government Scholarships: Eligibility Criteria for Applying
The eligibility criteria for applying to government scholarships are given below:
- Only permanent residents of India can apply
- The applicant should have completed or must be pursuing, the given class as specified in the scholarship program criteria.
- He/she has to satisfy the minimum wage (annual income) criterion.
- The aspirant must belong to the specified category if they are applying via the stipulated category scholarship.
Government Scholarships: Various Benefits
By availing of scholarships, students can pursue education in the fields they want to pursue. Subsequently, they can make a career in the specified field and earn their livelihood.
Education is important for acquiring the requisite skills for performing various jobs, which helps to get employment in different industries. All of this helps students to improve their financial standing and become financially independent.
Government Scholarships: Application Process
In India, the Central government and the different state governments give scholarships to students hailing from poor backgrounds. Depending on the scholarship that an applicant is applying for, he/she should apply through the official website of the respective Central Government or State Governments of India.
Always read the instructions and eligibility criteria thoroughly before applying. Moreover, apply for government scholarships only if you are eligible to apply. Additionally, adhere to all the given instructions and upload the mandatory documents in the prescribed format. Further, submit your application for government scholarships before the deadline expiry.