Scholarships for Indian Students after 12th

Scholarship for Indian students after 12th: The class 12th is considered to be a turning point in every individual's life. There are a lot of confusions in selecting a course after 12th upon that the financial background of a student also plays an important role in opting a course after 12th. However, very few are aware and make use of the various scholarships available to the Indian students.

There are many scholarships run by the Central Government, State Government, and various private sectors in order to help the eligible students meet their expense on studies after 12th.

In fact, GetMyUni provides scholarship worth Rs 20,000 distributed among 4 students every month to help the passionate students achieve their dreams. Along with the information on various scholarships available in India, we try to throw a thought that money should never be an obstacle in hunting down your passion.

Here you will get all the details about the scholarship provided by the Central Government, State Government, and private sectors with objectives and eligibility criteria.

Scholarships for Indian students after 12th provided by the Central Government

There are many scholarships provided by the Central Government in order to help eligible students financially to continue with their higher education. Here is the list of available scholarships. You can jump to more details about the scholarship by clicking on each of them.

List of scholarships for Indian students after 12th by the Central Government. Click on the scholarship to know more details.

Post Matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

The key objective of the scholarship is to help the students with disabilities, for their studies in class 11 to postgraduation. It provides them with an opportunity to make their livelihood comfortable and find a magnificent position for themselves in society.

Who can apply for this scholarship?

  • The applicant must have more than 40% disability certified by the medical authority of the state government or UTs.

  • Should be studying in class 11 to postgraduation level from a recognized Board of Secondary Education or University

  • The annual income of the family should be lesser than INR 2.50 Lac including all the sources

Post Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities

The objective of this scholarship is to help students belonging to the economically weaker section of the society by providing them with better higher education opportunities and thus to enhance their employability chances.

Who can apply for this scholarship?

  • The applicant must be studying in class 11, 12, Post/ graduate, Technical/ Vocational courses, Ph.D./ M.Phil.

  • The applicant must have scored at least 50% marks in the previous academic examination.

  • The annual income should be lesser than INR 2 Lac including all the sources of the family.

  • Must belong to the minority community such as Muslim, Sikh, Christian, Buddhist, Jain, or Parsi.

Merit Cum Means Scholarship for Professional and Technical Courses

It is made available by Central Government to help poor and meritorious students belonging to minority communities pursue professional and technical courses. It is an initiative to provide equal opportunity to every citizen of India in building a vibrant nation.

Who can apply for this scholarship?

  • The applicant must belong to minority communities such as Muslim, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi (Zoroastrian) studying in India.

  • Students who get admission in technical/professional courses without taking any competitive examination or should have scored at least 50% marks in the previous academic examination.

  • The annual income should not be more than INR 2.50 Lac including all the source of the family.

Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University Students

It is executed by the Department of Higher Education since 2008 to help meritorious students with financial assistance in order to meet the day-to-day expenses while pursuing higher education.

Who can apply for this scholarship?

  • Candidate should have scored above 80% in the final examination of class XII

  • The annual income should be lesser than INR 6 Lac including all the sources of family

  • Not receiving any other scholarship

Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme for Central Armed Police Forces and Assam Rifles (PMSS)

It was introduced in 2006 to assist dependent wards & widows of Central Armed Police Forces & Assam Rifles (CAPFs & AR) Personnel with higher technical and professional education.

Who can apply for this scholarship?

  • The candidate should be the wards or widows of late CAPFs & AR personnel died in harness/election duty

  • Wards of personnel disabled due to any causes attributable to Government service.

  • Wards of Ex-CAPFs & AR personnel in receipt of Gallantry Awards.

  • Wards or widows of retired and serving CAPFs & AR Personnel.

  • Pursuing the professional degree programme in the field of Engineering, Medicine, Dental, Veterinary, BBA, BCA, B. Pharma, B.SC, MBA, MCA and so on.

  • The candidate should have scored at least 60% marks in 12th/ Diploma/ Graduation or equivalent.

National Fellowship and Scholarship for Higher Education of ST Students

It is formulated and funded by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs to encourage the students who fall in the category of Scheduled Tribe to acquire higher education. It helps the eligible students to pursue M.Phil and Ph.D. Courses in Sciences, Humanities & Social Sciences, and Technology.

Who can apply for this scholarship?

  • Candidate must belong to the ST category.

  • Candidate must have passed the Post-Graduation examination.

  • Candidate should have registered for regular and full-time M.Phil./Ph.D courses in University/Institute recognized by UGC.

Scholarships for Top Class Education for Students with Disabilities

It involves identifying and promoting quality education to the students with disabilities by full financial support for pursuing studies at the level of Post Graduate Degree or Diploma in any discipline.

Who can apply for this scholarship?

  • The candidate having 40% or more disability with the disability certificate issued by any competent medical authority.

  • Candidate must possess admission for a full-time course at the level of Post Graduate Degree/Diploma. Not applicable for distance-learning/part-time/weekend courses under any stream.

  • Candidate should not be receiving any other scholarship provided by the Government of India.

  • The annual income of the family should not exceed INR 6 Lac from all the sources.

  • Only the first two disabled children of the same parents will be eligible for the scholarship. It is exceptional in case the second/third children are twins.

Post-Matric Financial Assistance for Education of the Wards of Beedi/Cine/IOMC/LSDM Workers

The objective behind the initiative to provide education scholarship for the children of Beedi/Cine/IOMC/LSDM Workers is to ensure that no child is working in any hazardous sector. It is available to the students who are pursuing Class 11th to post-graduation/ diploma courses.

Who can apply for this scholarship?

  • Either one of the parents of the student must be a Beedi, Iron Ore Manganese & Chrome
    Ore Mines, Limestone & Dolomite Mines, Cine worker with at least six months service.

  • The total monthly income of the family should not exceed as under:

    • BeediWorkers - Rs.10,000/- per month.

    • Mine Workers - Rs.10,000/- per month.

    • Cine workers - Rs.8,000/- per month.

  • Candidate must have passed the qualifying examination in the first attempt.

  • The admission taken should be to an institution recognized by the Government for the full-time course. Correspondence/ distance learning students are not eligible.

  • Students who are already receiving scholarship or stipend from any other source are not eligible.

Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY)

The scholarship is initiated and funded by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. The objective is to assist the exceptionally highly motivated students financially in order to meet the expense of pursuing basic science courses and research career in science.

Who can apply for this scholarship?

Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY)

Stream

Eligibility Conditions

Stream SA

  • Candidate must have secured a minimum aggregate score of 75% in Mathematics and Science subjects in class 10th.
  • Candidate must be enrolled in class 11th (science subjects)
  • Candidate must join a UG course like BSc/SC/B.Math./B.Stat. /Int. MSc/Int. MS after securing a minimum aggregate score of 60% in Science subjects in class 12th.

Stream SX

  • Candidate must be enrolled in class 12th (science subjects) in the academic session.
  • Candidate must be joining an undergraduate degree programme in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Mathematics like BSc/SC/B.Math./B.Stat. /Int. MSc/Int. after securing at least 75% in Mathematics and Science in class 10th and 60% in Mathematics and Science in class 12th.

Stream SB

  • Candidate must be enrolled in the first year of UG programme in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Mathematics such as BSc /SC /B.Math /B.Stat /Int MSc/Int
  • Candidate must have scored at least 60% in Mathematics and Science in class 12th
  • Candidate must have scored at least 60% in the first-year final examination before taking up the scholarship.

Scholarships for Indian Students after 12th by State Government

  1. Gujarat
  2. Rajasthan
  3. Karnataka
  4. Delhi
  5. Maharashtra
  6. Uttar Pradesh
  7. Kerala
  8. Madhya Pradesh

Gujarat

Post SSC Scholarship for Boys and Girls (SEBC), Gujarat

This is issued by the Department of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of Gujarat to aid and assist the boys of Gujarat in their post-SSC education, and one can apply from the month of July to August

Higher Education Scheme, Gujarat

This initiative is for postgraduation students. The main purpose of this scholarship is to ensure economic welfare and empowerment of students through education with the provision of up to 2.5 lakh rupees per student for the cause of higher education.

Rajasthan

Dr. Ambedkar Post Matric Scholarship for EBC Students, Rajasthan

This scholarship is issued by the Social Justice and Empowerment Department, Government of Rajasthan for the economically backward sections of the society. It is available from the month of December to January. 

Mukhya Mantri Sarvajan Uchcha Shiksha Scheme

This Scholarship is being provided to students in order to study at the country's premier institutes like IIT's, IIM's and IISc. The minimum prerequisite being that the student is not getting any other loan sops and the parental income is less than 2.5 lakhs per annum.

Karnataka

Pre-matric scholarships for minorities in Karnataka

This is to aid the minorities in the state, for students from 1st grade to 10th grade as such, and this is issued by the Directorate of the minorities in the state and is available in the month of October and September.

National Overseas Scholarship for Minorities

The Government of Karnataka under the Directorate of Minorities has established a scholarship for the benefit and upliftment of students belonging to the minority communities. A meritorious student can undertake higher education in prestigious overseas universities. For a masters degree, a Ph.D. and/or a postdoctoral course the National Overseas Scholarship offers up to 20 lakh rupees for a two-year program.

Delhi

Reimbursement of tuition fees for SC/ST/OBC minorities, Delhi

This is to waive the tuition fees of the minorities of the state issued by the department of the welfare of the minorities in the state and it is available from the month of December to April. The Delhi Government has allocated a huge amount of the state budget for the education sector.

Education Loan Scheme, Delhi

This revolutionary scheme offers students up to 7.5 lakh rupees at recognized universities and up to 15 lakh rupees foreign education subsidy. In this scheme, the principal amount will be provided by the banks with the government as a guarantor. This loan empowers the majority of talented yet under-represented students who do not have any property or land as security.

The Scheme extends to children of the Delhi government employees as well. There is no age limit or restriction whatsoever for eligibility. The main goal of this scheme is to provide each and every meritorious student with the opportunity to undertake higher education.

Maharashtra

Post matric Other State Scholarship for ST, SC, General Category, Uttar Pradesh

This is to provide financial aid for the backward castes right after their 10th boards for their undergraduate and postgraduation education, aided by the department of welfare, Maharashtra and is available from the month of July to the month of August

Eklavya Scholarship

The Department of Higher and Technical Education, Government of Maharashtra provides this scholarship to students taking admissions in a postgraduate degree from the stream of arts, law, commerce, and science. The minimum eligibility is having scored 60 percent score in graduation. One also needs to belong to a family with less than 75 thousand rupee income.  For renewal too, the students must secure at least 50% marks in their PG first year.

Tuition Exam Fee (Freeship)

The Tribal Development Department, Government of Maharashtra offers this scheme called Tuition Exam Fee (Freeship). It is aimed towards students belonging to scheduled tribes with annual parental income less than INR 2,50,000. For renewal of the freeship, the student will have to pass the previous year examination.

Uttar Pradesh

Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students, Uttar Pradesh

This is issued by the Backward Class Welfare Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh in order to aid the students belonging to the backward classes of the state. One can apply from the month of July to August.

Post matric (Other Than Intermediate) Scholarship for Minorities

This scholarship applies for students from the minority communities studying at graduation, postgraduation, Ph.D. and other higher levels. The only main requirement is that the annual income of the family should not exceed INR 2 Lakh from all sources.

Kerala

Sanskrit Scholarship, Kerala

This is issued by The Department of Collegiate Education, Government of Kerala, and one can apply from the month of July to August and gain advance education of the Sanskrit language. 

Suvarna Jubilee Merit Scholarship

This scholarship is offered by the State Government of Kerala for students who have their domicile in the state. This Government of Kerala initiative is applicable to only those students who are in the first year of graduate or postgraduate courses in the Government and aided colleges or at the University of Kerala.

Mother Teresa Scholarship (MTS)

This scholarship is for students belonging to the minority communities who have gained a merit seat at nursing, diploma and paramedical courses in the state. It is to empower the nursing service sector whilst providing economic aid to the weaker section of the society. It is provided by the Department of Minority Welfare. The student must belong to/from the state Kerala (nativity) with annual familial income less than 8 lakh rupees.

APJ Abdul Kalaam Scholarship (APJAK)

This scholarship again is provided for minority community students pursuing Polytechnic diploma courses in a government or aided college in a merit seat. It is provided by the Department of Minority Welfare. The student should be a native of Kerala and the first preference will be given to BPL (Below Poverty Line) students.

Madhya Pradesh

Mukhya Mantri Jan Kalyan Yojana (MMJKY), Madhya Pradesh

This is issued by the Department of Technical Education & Skill Development, Government of Madhya Pradesh and one can apply throughout the year. It helps students take up courses/degrees without worrying about finances.

Mukhyamantri Medhavi Vidyarthi Yojana (MMVY)

This scheme runs throughout the year too with a noble objective of provision of promising career opportunities to talented and meritorious students belonging to the state of Madhya Pradesh. The Eligibility criteria are as follows - The student must have scored at least 75% marks in class 12 with an annual parental income that's less than 6 lakhs per annum. 


Scholarships for Indian Students provided by Private Firms

  1. GetMyUni Scholarship
  2. Techmintle Article Writing
  3. Swami Vivekananda Merit cum Means Scholarship For Meritorious Students, West Bengal
  4. LIC Golden Jubilee Scholarships
  5. Adzuna’s Student Of The Year Award Scholarship 
  6. Meri Pehchaan - Times and Trends Academy Scholarship Program
  7. Vapim Scholarship Aptitude Test 
  8. Executive Scholarship For Online MBA
  9. Qriosity- Nation Wide Talent Hunt

GetMyUni Scholarship

GetMyUni believes as an organization, and mostly as an education consultancy, that finding colleges is a wholesome job, and expensive as well. We believe in making sure that those who can fulfill their potential are worthy of attaining their vision in life, and it believes in making the process easier and better for the students.

GetMyUni offers scholarships for deserving candidates INR 2,000 every month.

The eligible candidates who have completed their 12th grade can apply here.

Techmintle Article Writing Scholarships

You can visit their website to gain access to this scholarship of 6000 INR.

Any student is eligible for this scholarship owing that they have completed their 12th or under graduation, this scholarship assists with added benefits.

The scholarship funding will be given provided your submitted article is shortlisted and selected.

Swami Vivekananda Merit cum Means Scholarship For Meritorious Students, West Bengal

This is a scholarship for meritorious students who have a family income less than that of 2.5 lakh INR per annum as such. This scholarship aims to cover most of the minority students on the whole and aid them significantly as such, helping them to attain their career and reach their goals.

The applicants eligible are those who are either done studying in their pre-university or are currently involved in it, under graduation or post graduation. The scholarship amount increases significantly with time-based on your needs and performance.

The student must belong to the state of West Bengal, acquiring at least 75% score in their 10th boards, 12th boards including the languages or those pursuing their undergraduate degree should have a minimum score of 53.

The awards in terms of finances vary on the field you are taking up, look up their website to apply and know more. 

LIC Golden Jubilee Scholarships

The merit-based scholarships are sponsored by the Life Insurance Corporation of India and their prime target audience are capable students who hail from economically backward sections of the society.

The award concerned is an education in a public or a private educational university where the scholarships provide vocationally as well as technical training and courses, affiliated with the National Council for Vocational Training

Eligible are those who have attained a maximum of 60 percentile with their family income not exceeding beyond that or INR 1 Lakh per annum. The ones who make through will be aided with a monthly allowance of INR 1,000 that is deposited to their savings account.

Adzuna’s Student Of The Year Award Scholarship

This scholarship is for both full time and part time students, applicable a couple of countries including that of India.

This job search engine called Adzuna is looking for one exceptional eligible student who is deserving of a scholarship of 3.3 lakh INR, along with an internship at the top in their company as such, an exclusive mentoring session and 20,000 INR for the resources.

The method of application is extremely simple all you have to do is fill in the application form along with the cover letter of your dream job, be it anything.

TTA believes that scholarships are a means of letting the bright and deserving students get their recognition without the lack of finances obscuring their view and goals.

This scholarship waives from 30% to 100% of the fees concerned, as well a fee waiver on the resources and material, including the tuition fee as such.

This scholarship is applicable to the following fields:

  1. Interior Designing
  2. Fashion Designing
  3. Animation
  4. Event Management
  5. Finance and Accounts, and
  6. Jewelry Designing

Only those with about 65% in their 10th boards or 12th boards, passing the Meri Pehchaan Test, can apply. TTA accepts only 3 students per domain.

Vapim Scholarship Aptitude Test

This is a scheme whose target audience are people who face the lack of funds and resources as such and thus this scholarship aims at providing 100% free education, be it a college or a post graduation degree, in any field.

This is your means to gain access to the reputed university of your choice.

This is the only test that takes place on a PAN India level.

V-SAT believes that there exists a larger gap between students and the universities they want to apply to and there is not much connectivity as such, which in turn aims to reduce applications and a person’s access to education, hence V-SAT aims at bridging this gap and providing opportunities to those who are deserving and academically proficient.

Executive Scholarship For Online MBA

Students wanting to start an online MBA with the University of Essex Online in the 2019-2020 academic year will be eligible for an Executive Scholarship towards the tuition fees, reducing the full course fee to an extent as such.

Eligible are those who possess the academic ability and caliber, are willing to gain an insightful professional experience, contain an idea of entrepreneurship, are efficient with their communication and negotiation skills. Along with the proof to all of this, you will be asked to submit the Essex submission form as well.

They have received a top rating in the technical framework, and the benefits they provide are education at an affordable price and a fee waiver depending on your credibility.

Qriosity- Nation Wide Talent Hunt

Under the mentorship of I M Learner Initiative, this is a PAN India based talent hunt that is organized and conducted by scientific children. Their sole purpose is to hunt down the academic talent all over the country and bring out the best in them with the assistance of scholarships and financial aid.

The eligibility criteria are that you should have Indian nationality, belong to the age group of 14-21.

If you attain the first prize, the award amounts to ₹ 1,11,000 (₹51,000 Cash + ₹5000/month scholarship for 1 year) whereas the second prize amounts to an award of 75000 INR with about ₹21,000 Cash + ₹4500/month scholarship for 1 year). Lastly the third prize accounts to  ₹ 55,000 (₹13,000 Cash + ₹3500/month scholarship for 1 year)

One can apply with the official application form, the admission fee of about 100 INR, no documentation is required except for your Aadhaar details or Valid ID proof.

These are some of the private scholarships that are accessible to the Indian youth who need it the most and possess the efforts and the caliber to achieve their dream paths.



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