Top Scholarships for School Students

Aug 8, 2018 16:59 IST

School students are open to a number of scholarships offered by state and central government and even various private organizations. In this video Mr Manasvi Singh, CEO, Buddy4study will share about some of the top scholarships for school students.

Pre-Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities: It is an initiative by the Government of India for students of Class 1 to 10 belonging to the Minority community. The scholarship covers the admission fee, tuition fee and maintenance allowance.

Pre-matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities: The scholarship is applicable for disabled students of Class 9 and 10, offering monthly stipend, book and additional allowances to the selected students.

Ministry of Labour and Employment Pre and Post matric Scholarship: Introduced by the Ministry of Labour and Employment, the scholarship is for the wards of Beedi Workers, Iron ore, Manganese Ore & Chrome Ore Mine (IOMC) workers, Limestone & Dolomite Mine (LSDM) workers and Cine workers studying in Class 1 to graduation level. It includes scholarship up to INR 10,000 depending on the class which the student is studying.

Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC, ST, OBC Students: This scholarship is for students belonging to SC/ST/OBC community studying in Class 9 and 10. The scholarship award includes INR 2250 per annum.

Nationwide Education and Scholarship Test (NEST Junior): The scholarship is applicable for students of Class 9 to 12 that promises to offer a cash prize of up to INR 50,000.

National Level Science Talent Search Examination (NSTSE): This scholarship is for the students studying in Class 10 conducted at both state and national level.

Indian Oil Sports Scholarship Scheme: It is a sports-based scholarship for sportspersons between the age group of 14 and 19 years. The stipend may range from INR 9,000 to INR 14,000 per month.   

Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojna: Introduced by the Department of Science and Technology, the scholarship is applicable for students of Class 11, 12 (PCM/B), BSc 1st year and Int. MSc 1st year to take up research career in Science.   

National Scholarship Exam: It is a national level scholarship examination for students of Class 5 to 12 and diploma/degree students. The students can get an award of up to INR 35,000. 

Dr A P J Abdul Kalam IGNITE Awards: This award is applicable for students up to Class 12 to promote and utilize their creativity and innovations. Various Olympiads and Talent Search contests organized by CBSE, and other Govt Education Boards

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