M.Ed Scholarships

Key Information

Conducted By The state/central government and private organisations
Eligibility Students pursuing M.Ed and other professional courses
Region India
Rewards Up to 100% fee waiver
Last Date of Application March 31, 2022

The Government of India conducts several M.Ed scholarships for aspiring teachers who cannot continue their journey in the field of education because of financial constraints. The M.Ed degree course includes studying new teaching and educational research, and there are many scholarships for M.Ed students focused on education, including instructions, career counseling, curriculums, educational technology, etc. The eligible candidates must submit their aplication forms within the stipulated time frame.

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List of M.Ed Scholarships

  • Post-Matric Scholarship for Students of Minority Communities
  • Post-Matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities
  • Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University students
  • Indira Gandhi Single Girl Child Scholarship
  • Post Graduate Scholarship for Professional Courses for SC/ST
  • Dr. (Ms.) A Nanda Scholarship
  • Swami Vivekananda Scholarship
  • The Gandhi Fellowship 

Post-Matric Scholarship for Students Of Minority Communities

The post-matric scholarships scheme for minorities is an initiative for students in class 11 to Ph.D. who come under minorities category. The primary aim of the scholarship is to encourage meritorious students of economically weaker sections of society to pursue higher education and enhance their employability in academic and professional courses like M.Ed. Upto INR 3,000 per annum is granted to the undergraduate and postgraduate students (both hostellers and day scholars) which includes their admission and tuition fees.

Last Date

The last date for post-matric scholarship for students belonging to the minority communities for M.Ed scholarships 2022 is January 31st, 2022.

Read more: Post-Matric Scholarship for students belonging to the Minority Communities.

Post-Matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

The post-matric scholarship for students with disabilities is a very beneficial scholarship run by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, government of India, for M.Ed students. The main objective of this scholarship is to help students who are undergoing hardships because of disabilities. The graduate and postgraduate degrees affiliated by UGC/AICTE come under this M.Ed scholarship scheme. Upto INR 4,000 funding is offered to the students with disabilities as basic allowances. 

  Last Date

The last date of application for a post-matric scholarship for students with disabilities is January 31st, 2022.

Read more: Post-Matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities.

Central Sector Scheme of Scholarships for College and University Students 

The primary focus of the Central sector scheme of scholarship is to give financial aid to meritorious students from economically backward families to overcome their daily expenses while pursuing higher studies. It is financed by the Department of Higher Education of MHRD. Under this M.Ed scholarship scheme, INR 20,000 is granted to students studying at the post-graduation level.

Last Date

The last date of submitting the M.Ed scholarship application form for the Central sector scholarship scheme is November 30th, 2021.

Read more: Central Sector Scheme of Scholarships for Students 2022

Indira Gandhi Single Girl child scholarship

The Indira Gandhi Single Girl child scholarships for P.G. programs are provided by the University Grants Commission (UGC). This scholarship program is for academically exceptional single girl students who intend to aspire higher and complete their education. The M.Ed scholarship amount granted for this scheme is  INR 36,200 per year to the deserving applicants. The M.Ed scholarship online form can be availed at National Scholarship Portal.

Last Date

The UGC Indira Gandhi scholarship for single girl child application's last date is January 15th, 2022.

Read more: Indira Gandhi Single Girl Child Scholarship

Post Graduate Scholarship for Professional Courses for SC/ST

The postgraduate scholarship for professional courses for SC/ST is the opportunity for deserving candidates belonging to SC/ST category to undertake postgraduate level studies. The M.Ed scholarship scheme's main objective is to provide financial assistance to 1,000 SC/ST candidates to pursue studies in well-known institutions. In order to get qualified for the M.Ed scholarship eligibility, the candidate should pursue professional courses (except distance learning) like M.E., MTech, M.Ed, etc. The tenure of the award is for two/three years, depending upon postgraduate courses. The M.Ed scholarship amount will be paid INR 4,500 per month to the eligible students. Only students pursuing the first year of postgraduate course during the current academic year are eligible to apply.

Last Date

The postgraduate scholarship for professional courses for SC/ST closing date is January 15th, 2022 (tentatively).

Read more: Post Graduate Scholarship for Professional Courses for SC/ST.

Swami Vivekananda Scholarship

The Swami Vivekananda scholarship scheme, conducted by the Minorities Development and Finance Corporation of West Bengal, is available for deserving students with poor financial backgrounds aspiring to pursue higher studies. The students pursuing undergraduate, postgraduate, MPhil, and doctoral level courses can apply for the M.ed scholarships incorporated under the Swami Vivekananda scholarship program. Rewards up to INR 8,000 are granted to the eligible candidates.

Last Date

The last date of application for the Swami Vivekananda scholarship is January 15th, 2022

Read more: Swami Vivekananda scholarship

The Gandhi Fellowship 

The Gandhi fellowship was launched by the Piramal School of Leadership (PSL) and the Kaivalya Education Foundation (KEF). This M.ed scholarship scheme is a 2-year residential fellowship program in transformation leadership that helps talented young people learn all the necessary soft skills that help them become great leaders. The main objective of the Gandhi fellowship is to inspire self-motivated youth across the country to follow an innovative and experiential path to overcome hurdles and excel in their lives. The eligible candidates for this M.Ed scholarship scheme include graduate and postgraduate candidates from any of the diverse streams like Engineering, Applied and Pure Science, Commerce, Management, Humanities, and Liberal Arts, Social Work, Psychology and Behavioural Science, Mathematics, Journalism and Mass Communication, Education, Law, etc.

The rewards under this program cover a stipend of INR 14,000 (taxable), a fixed monthly phone allowance of INR 600 (taxable), rent-free accommodation, transport, and other allowances.

Last Date

The Gandhi fellowship M.Ed scholarship's last date is March 31st, 2022.

Read more: The Gandhi Fellowship

Dr. (Ms.) A Nanda Scholarship

Dr. (Ms.) Delhi University initiates a Nanda scholarship scheme in the name of Dr. A Nanda. The scholarship is awarded to the student pursuing M.Ed at Delhi University and who has scored an exceptional score in B.Ed (Delhi University). The amount of scholarship under Dr. (Ms.) A Nanda scholarship scheme is INR 8,000 or the amount of interest earned by the endowment of INR 1,00,000, whichever is less. The university will award an M.Ed scholarship amount on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Education. The student receiving any other financial assistance is not eligible under this scheme.

Last Date

The application submission for Dr. (Ms.) A Nanda scholarship is closed as of now.

Application Process for M.Ed Scholarships

The M.Ed scholarship registration and application procedure are available on both national and official portals mentioned below. The processes may slightly vary for different scholarships on these two portals.

National Scholarship Portal

  • Post-Matric Scholarship for Students of Minority Communities
  • Post-Matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities
  • Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University students
  • Post Graduate Scholarship for Professional Courses for SC/ST
  • Indira Gandhi Single Girl Child Scholarship

How to Apply on the National Scholarship Portal?

The candidates applying for M.Ed scholarship schemes can visit the desired scholarships on the National Scholarship Portal. The M.Ed scholarship status and other information can also be gathered from the portal. The following steps need to be taken for this purpose:

Step 1: Go to the official website of the National Scholarship Portal.

Step 2: The first-time applicants should first register to obtain the M.Ed scholarship login details

Step 3: After the registration process, log in to the portal using the allotted credentials.

Step 4: Search for the scholarship under the different scholarship schemes.

Step 5: After finding the specific scholarship, click on the start application button given on the page.

Step 6: Provide the required details.

Step 7: Upload the relevant M.Ed scholarship documents.

Step 8: Then, tick on the terms and conditions button and take a preview of the information filled.

Step 9: If the details are correct on the preview screen, click the submit button to end the application procedure.

Read more: NSP Login.

Official Scholarship Portal

  • Dr. (Ms.) A Nanda Scholarship
  • Swami Vivekananda Scholarship
  • The Gandhi Fellowship 

How to Apply on the Official Scholarship Portal?

To apply for M.Ed scholarships on the official scholarship portal, the applicants need to follow the listed steps. The whole process of application for M.Ed scholarships on the official portal is summarised below:

Step 1: The candidates need to open the official website of the specific scholarship.

Step 2: They should look for the scholarships on their respective websites.

Step 3: Next, they should click on the apply now button on the scholarship pages.

Step 4: New users need to complete M.Ed scholarship registration on the portal.

Step 5: After completing the registration process, the candidate must fill in the application form and enter required details.

Step 6: They should upload the necessary M.Ed scholarship documents and review the information filled.

Step 7: Lastly, they should click on the submit button to end the procedure.

Note: The application process for different scholarships might differ.

Essential Documents

The candidates applying for the M.Ed scholarship schemes need to submit the relevant documents in the M.Ed scholarship online form. The documents submitted should be authentic. Following are the vital documents required:

  • Photograph
  • Fee receipt
  • Marksheets
  • Income certificate
  • I.D. proof
  • Aadhaar card
  • Bank details
  • SC/ST proof (for SC/ST candidates)
  • Minority certificate
  • Recommendation letter from the head of the institution
  • Reference letter

For more details, visit our Scholarships 2022 Directory.

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