Thiruvananthapuram: Online applications are invited from candidates from the Muslim, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist and Parsi communities for post-matric scholarships. Students currently pursuing higher-secondary Plus-Two to those doing their PhD are eligible to apply.
The last date for submitting the online application is November 30.
In order to submit the application, all the institute nodal officers and the heads of the institutions have to make a KYC registration on the national scholarship portal using their Aadhar number.
The candidates who belong to minority communities and whose annual family income do not exceed Rs 2 lakh can apply for this scholarship. The applicants should have scored at least 50% marks or equivalent grade in the previous year’s board or university exams. (50% marks are not applicable for applicants seeking renewal of scholarship).
The applicants should be higher secondary, diploma, under-graduate, post-graduate, MPhil or PhD students of a government, aided or approved unaided institutes.
Those pursuing vocational courses in ITI and ITC and Plus-One and Plus-Ttwo students who have opted for technical and vocational courses too can apply for the scholarship.
The ITIs and ITCs should be affiliated to the National Council for Vocational Training.
Students who have received the scholarship in the previous year too can apply for renewal using their registration id.
Fresh or renewal applications could be submitted through the website links www.scholarships.gov.in and www.minorityaffairs.gov.in or using the mobile application National Scholarship (NSP). Visit the websites www.dcescholarship.kerala.gov.in and www.collegiateedu.kerala.gov.in for more details.
Phone: 9446096580, 0471–2306580.