MOMA Scholarship | Post Matric Scholarship Scheme (For Minority Students)

MOMA Scholarship | Post Matric Scholarship Scheme (For Minority Students)

Conducted By : Ministry of Affairs (Government of India)
September 1 2018   Scholarship   Undergratuate, Post Graduate, Doctorate (PhD)   India
 About MOMA Scholarship | Post Matric Scholarship Scheme (For Minority Students)
  • The Post Matric Scholarship scheme was formed to provide equal opportunity to the minority groups in the country.
  • Post Matric Scholarship is one of the scholarships under MOMA Scholarships 
  • The scheme is carried out by the Ministry of Minority Affairs (MOMA), established to provide financial aid to students who belong to the minority community and are from economically backward families.
  • Post Matric scholarship scheme is central Sector scheme with 100% central funding and is implemented by the State Government, UT Administration.
  • The ministry will provide financial aid to the students from Class 11 (studying in government or private schools) up to Ph.D. level.
  • The income of parents from all sources must not exceed INR 2,00,000.
  • The scheme covers those students who have secured at least a 50% marks in the previous examination. 
  • The student must be from the notified minority community in India that is Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Buddhists, and Zoroastrians (Parsis)

Students not eligible for Post Matric MOMA Scholarship

  • Student availing some other scholarship from other sources for the same purpose.
  • Not more than two members of the same family are entitled to the scholarship
 Reward Description
  • The Post Matric scholarship scheme 2018 will cover the full tuition fee of the course and that would directly be credited to the bank account of the school/college/ university/institution.
  • The maintenance allowance will be given for only 10 months in an academic year and will directly be credited into the student's bank account. 
  • As for the renewals, there is no target for them.
  • Following are the rewards received by students under this scheme.

MOMA Scholarship 2018 Amount Paid to candidates: 



Days scholars

Maintenance allowance

₹ 10000/year

 ₹ 5000/year

Course fee

₹ 20,000/year

₹ 20,000/year

 Application Process

Application Process for Post Matric Scholarship Scheme - MOMA Scholarship:

  • The Post Matric scholarship scheme has been announced by the state government through daily newspapers and journals.
  • There will be an only online application for post matric scholarship scheme and no offline applications would be accepted.
  • Online applications for post matric scholarship scheme started from the year 2012-13.

Renewal of Post Matric Scholarship Scheme:

  • Post Matric Scholarship Scheme has to be renewed annually. The scholarship will only be renewed given that students secure a minimum of 50% in the previous examination.
  • The last date for renewal of post matric scholarship is September 2018.
 Selection Process
  • The distribution of the scholarship in a state/UT will be made on the basis of the population in State/UT according to Census 2001.
  • The selection will be made strictly on the merit basis.
  • Reservation for girls: 30% of the scholarship will be made available to girl students, and if in case the required number of eligible girls are not available then the balance scholarships may be distributed to boy candidates. 
  • Preference: Students of BPL families will be given preference, the student with the lowest annual family income will be given importance followed by others.
  • After the scholarships are sanctioned the state/UT will publish the details of the selected students on the website of State/Government/UT concerned.
 Contact Details
  • Address: Ministry of Minority Affairs, 11th Floor, Paryavaran Bhawan, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003
  • Phone: 011-24364279 / 011-24364310
  • E-mail:
  • Helpline No: 18001122001