I am here with giving all the details of different Scholarships to Christian Minority students. Please give wide publicity and announce in the Sunday Church services so that every eligible may benefit from these schemes.
The Government of India have issued notification for Pre-Matric, Post-Matric and Merit Cum Means based Scholarships for the year 2014-15 for all minority students including Christians.
1.Pre- Matric Scholarships of GOI, all Christian Students studying in 1st class to 10th class and whose parental annual income is less than 1.00 Lakh may apply in online portal http://www.epass.cgg.gov.in . Last date for applying online is 10-09-2014. Online applications should submitted through http://www.epass.cgg.gov.in portal.
2.Post- Matric Scholarships, Christian Students studying courses from Inter upto Ph.D, except Professional, Technical and Self Finance Courses, and whole Parental annual income is less than 2.00 Lakhs may apply online and the last date for applying online for fresh students is 30-09-2014 for renewal last date is10-10-2014 .
3.Merit Cum Means Based Scholarships, Christian Students studying in Professional, Technical, Self Finance Courses and Management Quota Candidates are also eligible, and the annual income of the parents should be less than 2.50 Lakhs. All the desirous candidates should apply online and the last date for applying for fresh students is 30-09-2014 and for Renewal students last date is 15-11-2014 .After filling the online applications, the applicants should submit all the hard copies along with all related documents in the O/o Executive Director, Minorities of concerned district. For GOI Pre Matric Scholarship students should apply fromwww.epass.cgg.gov.in website. For GOI Post Matric and Merit Cum Means Based Scholarship students should apply inwww.momascholarship.gov.in website. The link for the above websites is provided in the Christian Corporation Portalwww.christianminorities.ap.nic.in . For more information the students may contact 040-23391068, 1800-425-1068. And Mail Id firstname.lastname@example.org
4.Central sector Scheme Scholarship” by Ministry of Human Resource New Dehi.
Eligibility: to the students who Pass with 80% in 10+2, will be given monthly Rs.1000/- for degree course & PG 2 years Rs.2000/- to the poor students.
Income Criteria:the income ceiling is Rs. 4.5 lakhs (revised to Rs. 6 lakhs) per annum. A fresh income certificate each year will not be called for provided the scholarship fulfils all other terms and conditions stipulated for the renewal. Scholarship will be paid only to those students whose parent’s/guardian’s income from all sources does not exceed Rs. 4.5 lakh (revised to Rs. 6 lakhs) per annum, for all categories under the scheme.
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5.“Maulana Azad National Scholarship Scheme.”
Objective of the scheme
To recognize, promote and assist meritorious Girl students belonging to national Minorities who can not continue their education without financial support.
Application can be downloaded from the web sitewww.maef.nic.in Photo copy of the application form can be used freely. No fee/any other amount is to be paid for application.
Application form can be sent by the student directly to the Foundation by post or delivered by hand in the office of the Foundation.
No charges/fee is to be paid to any one for any services.
Sanction letter/cheque for scholarship will sent by Regd. Post directly to the address of successful candidate on completion of prescribed papers/formalities.
For any query/information, only Secretary, MAEF should be contacted directly on the office phone no. mentioned below.
MAULANA AZAD EDUCATION FOUNDATION (Ministry of Minority Affairs, Govt. of India) Social Justice Service Centre, Chelmsford Road New Delhi–110055, Ph.: 011 – 23583788, 23583789 Fax No. 011–23561945, Web Site : http://www.maef.nic.in
Eligibility criterion / who can apply
Only Girl Students belonging to National Minorities, (i.e. Muslims, Christians, Buddhists, Sikhs) can apply :
Should have secured not less than 55% marks (in aggregate) in the secondary school certificate examination, conducted by any recognized Centre/State Board of Secondary Education. The List of 33 recognized Boards/Councils is given in Annexure-III. This is only qualifying percentage for applying and does not guarantee grant of scholarship which is given to the top eligible applicant based on the quota fixed for the concerned state from amongst the eligible application received from the state.
Family income of the student from all sources should be less than Rs. 1,00,000/- (Rupees one lakh only) in the preceding financial year:
In case of salaried class, the student must indicate the designation, pay-scale, basic pay and other allowances along with total gross & take home emoluments of the parent/guardian. A mere statement saying “Service” will not be acceptable. The student must attach a Salary Certificate or Pension Certificate (in case of retired persons), duly authenticated by controlling authority, of her parent/guardian along with the application.
In case of agriculture/horticulture etc., the students has to mention total land holding with details of irrigated and non-irrigated and other landed property owned by her family along with total income of the family. These details will also be mentioned in the affidavit of the parent/guardian (Annexure-II) as well as in the certificate from Revenue authority.
In case of business class, the student must categorically state the name & type of the business along with the total turn over and the total income of family. The same details will also be stated in the Affidavit (Annexure-II) from her parent/guardian.
Income form all other sources must also be mentioned, specially if mother is also employed.
It must be noted that all income certificate and statements made by the students in the application is subject to further verification of Maulana Azad Education Foundation. In case of any deliberate discrepancy/concealment of facts, the MAEF may cancel/recover the scholarship granted/released as well as initiate necessary action as per law.
The income certificate/affidavit (Annexure-II) must be from the parents/guardian’s side and should have been issued from the respective home station. The income certificate issued or affidavit made from the place where the student is studying, as against the home station, will NOT be acceptable (in case of photocopy, it should be attested by Gazetted Officer or Head of Institution).
Should have Confirmed admission in class-XI. Admission Slip issued by the college/school where the student is presently studying and verification of the principal (Annexure-I), in the prescribed pro forma must be sent with the application.
The University/College/Institute offering admission should be recognized by the Government at the Central or State level or any other competent authority.
It is one time scholarship, and no claim as permanent beneficiary will be entertained. Student once selected for scholarship can not avail the same again.
A student getting a scholarship from any other source would not be eligible for the Scholarship.
The last date for receipt of application in the office of the Maulana Azad Education Foundation is 30th Septemberevery year, which must be adhered to. The application of the scholarship received after30th September, will not be entertained under any circumstances. MAEF will not be responsible for postal delay in the matter.
An amount of Rs. 12,000/- (Rupees twelve thousand only) would be given to an student in the ratio 50:50 i.e. Rs. 6000/- (Rupees Six Thousand only) for class XIth and Rs. 6000/-(Rupees Six Thousand only) class XII.
The second installment of Rs. 6000/- (Rupees Six Thousand ) for class XIIth would be released after submission of Mark sheet of XIth exam and verification certificate, both attested/verified by the Principal of the school/College where student is studying in XIIth . It should be submitted by the student directly to the office of the Foundation by 30th September of the year of passing XIth Exam. The student must secure minimum of 55% in the XIIth Exam to be eligible to received 2nd installment of Rs. 6000/-
The scholarship is given to student passing Xth exam and taking admission in XIth in the year when result of Xth exam is declared. Applications received in subsequent years will not be entertained.
General – Secretary
All India Christian Council., AP.