Scholarship Schemes in brief

Post-matric Scholarship for Scheduled Tribes and Scheduled Castes.
Courses Rate for Hostellers Rate for Day Scholar
Professional Courses 740 330
Diploma & Certificate Courses 510 330

General Course

   
B.A. II & III
B.Sc. II & III
355 185
B.A. II & III
B.Sc. II & III
235 140
XI & XII 235 140

Parents’/Guardians’ Income – One lakh eight thousand (2007-2008)

2. North Eastern Council Scholarship (NEC) (A merit Scholarship)

2. North Eastern Council Scholarship (NEC) (A merit Scholarship)
Courses Stipend Book grant
Diploma Rs. 600 p.m. Rs. 700 p.a.
Degree Rs. 800 p.m. Rs. 1000 p.a.
Post Graduate Rs. 1000 p.m. Rs. 1500 p.a.
M. Phil Rs. 1200 p.m. Rs. 2000 p.a.
Ph.D. Rs. 1500 p.m. Rs. 3000 p.a.

Eligibility – Percentage of marks – 55% for General, 50% for ST/SC/OBC

3. Border Areas Scholarship

Awarded to students hailing from villages notified as Border area villages by Border Area Development. This scheme is a grant/subsidy only. So a student enjoying this scholarship can also enjoy with any other scholarship scheme
(a) Examinations at Post Matric Stage –

Examinations at Post Matric Stage
Exam Division Rate
H.S.L.C
H.S.S.L.C
1st Division Rs. 200 p.m.
2nd Division Rs. 100 p.m.
3rd Division Rs. 50 p.m.
B.A./B.Sc./B.Com   Rs. 300 p.m.
M.A./M.Sc./M.Com.   Rs. 400 p.m.
Engineering/Technical/Agriculture, etc   Rs. 500 p.m.

(b) B.Ed., Ph.D. M.Phil – not entitled.

4. Post-Matric Scholarship for students belonging to the Minority Communities.

  1. Courses – from Class XI to Ph.D.
  2. Eligibility – 50% marks
  3. Parents’/Guardian’s Income – Rs. 2 lakhs
  4. Distribution for Meghalaya – 682 (Subject to revisions) (645 for Christian and 35 for Muslims)
  5. 30% earmarked for Girls students and 70% for both boys and girls
  6. Courses Rate for Hosteller Day Scholar Maintenence
    XI – XII Rs. 7000 p.a or actual Rs. 7000 p.a. or actual Rs. 235 p.m. / Rs. 140 p.m.
    Technical & Vocational Courses Rs. 10,000 p.a 10,000 p.a. Rs. 235 p.m. / Rs. 140 p.m.
    Under Graduate & Post Graduate Rs. 3000 p.a. Rs. 3000 p.a. Rs. 355 p.m. / Rs. 185 p.m.
    M.Phil. & Ph.D - - Rs. 510 p.m. / Rs. 330 p.m.

5. Merit Cum means based scholarship to students belonging to minority communities.

  1. No. of Scholarships for Meghalaya - 182 (Christian 172, Muslims 10) (Subject to revisions)
  2. For Degree or Post Graduate level, Technical and professional Courses.
  3. Eligibility – 50% marks at Higher Secondary / Graduate level.
  4. 30% earmarked for girls
  5. Income of parents/guardian – Rs. 2.50 lakh.
  6. Rate:-
    Hosteller Day Scholar
    Course fee Rs. 20,000 p.a. Rs. 20,000 p.a
    (for 10 months only from month of admission) Rs. 10,000 p.a. Rs. 5,000 p.a.
      Rs. 30,000/- p.a. Rs. 25,000 p.a.
  7. No other scholarship is allowed if students avail this scheme.

6. Pre-matric Scholarship for students belonging to Minority Communities

  1. For classes I – X
  2. 50% marks in the last examination.
  3. Parents/guardian’s income – 1 lakh
  4. No. of scholarships for Meghalaya – 3640 (Christians -3440, Muslims - 250) (Subject to revisions)
  5. 30% earmarked for girls
  6. Rate of scholarships:-
Items Hosteller Day Scholar
1. Admission fee Class VI - X
Rs. 500 p.a.
(or actual)
Rs. 500 p.a
(or actual)
2. Tuition fee Class VI - X Rs. 350 p.a.
(or actual)
Rs. 350 p.a.
(or actual)
3. Maintenance for 10 months    

(i) Class I - V

Nil Rs. 100 p.m.

(ii) Class VI-X

Rs. 600 p.m (or actual) Rs. 100 p.m.
4. (a) Tuition fee to be credited to schools’ bank account
(b) Maintenance allowance to be credited to student’s bank account.
   
5. Students availing this scholarship cannot avail any other benefit under any other scheme    

7. Post–Matric Scholarship to Backward Classes recognized Communities of the State of Meghalaya [Rabha, Boro Kachari, Kocha and any other recognized by Government of Meghalaya by Notification]

  1. Eligibility: 50% marks
  2. Parents’/guardian’s income Rs. 6000/- p.m. or less.
  3. Rate
    1. XI – XII @ Rs. 50/- p.m.
    2. Degree (General) and Diploma Courses in Technical and Professional Courses & Rs. 60/- p.m.
    3. Post Graduate @ Rs. 70/- p.m.
    4. Professional/Technical/Medical/Engineering @ Rs. 80/- p.m.
  4. A scholar under this scheme shall not be allowed to enjoy any other scholarship or stipend

8. State Merit Scholarship

  1. Junior Merit Scholarship for General Students
    No. of scholarship – 25 @ Rs. 200 p.m.
  2. Senior Merit Scholarship for General Students – No. of scholarship – 25 @ Rs. 250 p.m.
  3. Post Graduate Merit Scholarship for General Students – No. of scholarship – 05 @ Rs. 400 p.m.
  4. Post Graduate Research Merit Scholarship for General Students – No. of scholarship – 08 @ Rs. 1000 p.m.

9. Post Matric Merit Scholarship For Tribal Students.

  1. Junior Merit Scholarship–No. of scholarship – 30 @ Rs. 200 p.m.
  2. Senior Merit Scholarship–No. of scholarship – 30 @ Rs. 300 p.m.
  3. Post Graduate Merit Scholarship No. of scholarship – 15 @ Rs. 400 p.m.
  4. Post Graduate Research Merit Scholarship– No. of scholarship – 30 @ Rs. 1000 p.m.

10. Scheme of Scholarship to students from Non-Hindi Speaking States for Post matric studies in Hindi.

  1. No. of Scholarships for Meghalaya – 10.
  2. From Class XI – Ph.D for recognized full time courses of education for studying of Hindi as one of the subjects.
  3. Mother Tongue – Not Hindi
  4. Study Place – In non-Hindi speaking States
  5. Rate:
    Class XI – XII @ Rs. 300/- p.m.
    Degree (Pass & Honours) @ Rs. 500/- p.m.
    Post Graduate @ Rs. 1000/- p.m.

11. The Meghalaya Tribal students Book Grant (Post-Matric)

Eligibility – 60% Marks

Courses Amount
XI – XII (Arts/Commerce) @ Rs. 500/-
XI - XII (Science) @ Rs. 700/-
Degree (Arts/ Commerce) Pass @ Rs. 600/-
Degree (Arts/ Commerce) Honours @ Rs. 750/-
Degree (Science) Pass @ Rs. 900/-
Degree (Science) Honours @ Rs. 1000/-
Post Graduate (Arts/Commerce) @ Rs. 900/-
Post Graduate (Science) @ Rs. 1200/-
Research – M.Phil, M.Lit., Ph.D. @ Rs. 1500/-

12. Free Studentship

  1. For a student who is a permanent resident of Meghalaya.
  2. He/She belongs to ST/SC Community
  3. He/She is pursuing a regular course of study in a recognized institution.
  4. He/She is not enjoying scholarship within the purview of the Government of India’s Post Matric Scholarship to SC/ST and other scholarship schemes of the Central and State Government.
  5. He/She is not employed in Government or non- Government establishment.
  6. He is not a repeater in the same class for more than once.
  7. Application to be submitted through Head of Institution where he/she is pursuing studies.
    • Class XI –XII (Arts & Commerce) - 1105/-
    • XI – XII (Science) - 1285/-
    • Degree General (Arts & Commerce) - 1375/-
    • Degree Major (Arts & Commerce) - 1635/-
    • Degree General (Science) - 1735/-
    • Degree Major (Science) - 2235/-

13. Scheme of Scholarship for Sainik Schools

  1. General Education upto Class XII for permanent residents of Meghalaya.
  2. Admission on Merit, 7% seats reserved for STs, 15% for SCs and 25% for Children of Service Personnel including ex-servicemen.
Income - Rate
Below Rs. 5000/- P.M. Full scholarship Rs.20,000/-
Between Rs. 5000/- P.M. to Rs. 8000/- P.M. Half scholarship Rs.10,000/
Above Rs. 8000/- P.M. Not entitled for scholarship -

Number of scholarship for Meghalaya is 20

14. Primary School Merit Scholarship under Directorate of Elementary and Mass Education

  1. Criteria of Selection Through Merit Scholarship Examination conducted by DERT
  2. Rate of Scholarship – Rs. 100/-