Gujarat Government and its subsidiary departments had taken the initiative in running the Digital Gujarat Scholarship successfully. Gujarat scholarships strive to grant financial assistance to scholars who belong to economically more vulnerable and underprivileged society sections. Gujarat's government administers many scholarships for applicants from the school level, college level, and research level. This article will give you the idea about the top 10 Gujarat scholarships, their respective eligibility criteria, the application process, and awards.

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List of Top 10 Digital Gujarat Scholarships

Here is the list of all the scholarships offered by Gujarat Scholarships along with the application period. Most of the scholarships are sponsored by the Department of Social Justice and Empowerment and Education Department of Gujarat.

Mukhyamantri Yuva Swavalamban Yojana, Gujarat

This scholarship awards a tuition fee of up to INR 2 Lakh with hostel, food assistance of INR 12,000 to eligible students. There is also a book equipment assistance of up to INR 10,000 for the opted applicants. The details regarding the eligibility criteria are mentioned below.

Mukhyamantri Yuva Swavalamban Yojana Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for Mukhyamantri Yuva Swavalamban Yojana are:

  • The students obtaining 80 percentile in class 10th/ 12th and getting admission in the first year of diploma/degree course respectively can apply. 
  • The students obtaining 65 percentage in diploma and getting admission in the first/second year of degree course can apply. 
  • The annual income of the family should not be more than INR 6 Lakh.

Scholarships to the Disabled Students, Gujarat

The rewards for this scholarship are INR 1,000 per annum to students of class 1st to 7th INR 1,500 or INR 5,000 per annum to students of class 8th t0 12th. The application period for this scholarship is June to August.

Scholarships to the Disabled Students Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria strictly relies on the points given below.

  • The students having a disability percentage of more than 40% can apply.
  • The scholarship is applicable for studies from class 1st to 12th.
  • The annual income of the family should not be more than INR 50,000.
  • The candidate must have scored at least 40% marks in the previous examination passed.
  • Having regular satisfactory attendance in the previous session is mandatory.

Post SSC Scholarship for Girls (NTDNT), Gujarat

This scholarship application period runs between June to August and the major highlight of this scholarship is it is awarded on to girl applicants and comes with a financial assistance of up to INR 280 per month.

Post SSC Scholarship for Girls (NTDNT) Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria that the applicant must be a girl student and studying in class 11th to PhD level and is applicable for NTDNT category girl students.

Post SSC Scholarships for Boys (NTDNT), Gujarat

This scholarship offers a financial assistance of up to INR 280 per month for boy candidates belonging to the NTDNT category and studying in class 11th to PhD level.

Post SSC Scholarships for Boys (NTDNT) Eligibility criteria

The students belonging to NTDNT category and studying in class 11th to PhD level can apply.

The annual income of the family should be less than INR 1.50 Lakh (for urban areas) and INR 1.20 Lakh (for rural areas).

Post SSC Scholarship for Boys (SEBC), Gujarat

The scholarship grants a financial assistance of up to INR 280 per month for boy candidates who are studying in 11th to PhD level.

Post SSC Scholarship for Boys (SEBC) Eligibility criteria

The eligibility criteria for SEBC Scholarship are given below.

  • The applicant must be a boy student and studying in class 11th to PhD level.
  • The scholarship is applicable for SEBC category girl students.

Post SSC Scholarship for Girls (SEBC), Gujarat

The scholarship grants a financial assistance of up to INR 280 per month which is only applicable to girl applicants and should have an educational qualification ranging from class 11th to PhD level.

 Post SSC Scholarship for Girls Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for the scholarships are given below.

  • The applicant must be a girl student and studying in class 11th to PhD level.
  • The scholarship is applicable for SEBC category girl students.

Swami Vivekanand Stipend Scheme for Technical and Professional Courses (NTDNT), Gujarat

The rewards associated with this scholarship include a one-year professional study financial assist of  INR 125 per month and for government ITI the reward is of INR 400 per month.

Swami Vivekanand Stipend Scheme for Technical and Professional Courses (NTDNT) Eligibility Criteria

The students belonging to NTDNT category and pursuing a professional or technical course can apply. The annual income of the family should be less than INR 1.20 Lakh (for rural area) and INR 1.50 Lakh (for urban area).

Post Metric Scholarship for OBC students, Gujarat

The scholarship aims at providing a financial assistance of up to INR 750 per month for OBC students who are pursuing their education.

Post Metric Scholarship for OBC students Eligibility Criteria

The students of OBC category studying in class 11th to postgraduation can apply. The annual income of the family should not be more than INR 1 Lakh from all sources.

Research Scholarship, Gujarat

This scholarship offers variable financial assistance for the candidates and this is a research oriented scholarship.

Research Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

The postgraduate students who are willing to pursue a PhD research programme in Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Biology, Zoology and Microbiology can apply. The age of the applicant should not be more than 25 years. The student should have passed BSc and MSc programme with second class grades in relevant subjects.

EBC Fees Exemption Scheme, Gujarat

The main reward associated with this scholarship is the provision of full or half fee exemption from the course.

EBC Fees Exemption Scheme Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria include.

  • The students who are currently studying at the graduate level can apply.
  • Full scholarships will be given to students who have obtained more than 60% marks in class 12th while half scholarship will be given to students who have obtained less than 60% marks in class 12th.
  • The annual family income should not exceed INR 2.50 Lakh.
  • For renewal, the student should secure a minimum 50% marks at graduate level.

Digital Gujarat Scholarship Online Form Application Procedure

The application procedure for submitting the online form for Digital Gujarat Scholarship is explained below in three steps.

Step 1: Registration

  • The candidate should visit the official website of Digital Gujarat and click on the “Login” button.
  • If you are a new applicant you can click on “Click for New Registration (Citizen)” while existing users can log in using their email id, Aadhaar number or mobile number.
  • After entering all the details, save the information, an OTP will be sent to your registered mobile number.
  • Enter the OTP to complete the registration and proceed to step 2.

Step 2: Profile Updation

After you enter the OTP you will be redirected to profile update page where you have to enter all the mandatory information along with the uploading your photograph. After completion click on update.

Step 3: How to Apply for Scholarship?

  • Once you login to your registered account and enter your dashboard you have to select “Scholarship” in the filter service section.
  • There will be a detailed list of all the scholarships, select the one which you want to apply for and choose language.
  • After going through the instructions click on “Continue to Service” and fill the form.
  • Upload the verified documents and submit the form.


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