Top Scholarship Scheme in Maharashtra 2020: Dates, Application, Eligibility & More!

The Maharashtra government implements Top Scholarship Scheme in Maharashtra for students domiciled in the state. These scholarships usually include reimbursement of tuition fees, maintenance fees and other important allowances. The main motive behind these scholarships is to provide financial assistance to the students of Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, BC, EBC, Minority and Disabled welfare communities.

Several major institutions of higher education such as IIM, IIT, NIT Maharashtra etc. The Government of Maharashtra and other private organisations together offer Top Scholarship Scheme in Maharashtra for meritorious and underprivileged students of the state. The key objective of each Maharashtra scholarship is to encourage and motivate deserving students to pursue further studies regardless of any financial constraint.

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Top Scholarship Scheme Provider in India 2020-21

Here is the updated list of Top Scholarship Scheme Provider in India officially made by National Scholarship Portal. To know the detailed info about Application, Benefits, Eligibility, Renewal and complete Scholarship review, click the link.

Scholarship Overview

Name of the ScholarshipVarious types of Scholarship Like Pre-Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities, Post Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities etc.
Scholarship LevelSchool Level, UGC Level & PG Level Scholarship
Duration0.6 Months – 5 Years
Institute TypesState Level Scholarship, Central Level Scholarship, UGC etc.
StreamSchool Level, Graduation Level & Post Graduation Level Scholarship etc.
Scholarship TypeYearly / Half – Yearly
EligibilityThe student must be Study in any School, College or equivalent qualification, with Physics, Chemistry, Maths as main subjects.
Average ScholarshipINR 5k – 4L
Apply ProcessStudent can apply online by visiting the official website of Scholarship.
Top Scholarship ProviderMOMA, MHRD, UGC etc.

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Top Scholarship Scheme in Maharashtra

Here in this article, we are providing an updated list of Top Scholarship Scheme in Maharashtra. To view Top Scholarship in a particular Scheme click on the link & you can get the detailed info about Application, Benefits, Eligibility, Renewal and complete Scholarship review. Enjoy Reading..!!

♦ Post Matric Scholarship Scheme (Government Of India)

Overview

Name of the ScholarshipPost Matric Scholarship Scheme (Government Of India)
Scholarship LevelSchool Level (Class X Pass)
Duration10 Months – 1 Year
Provider NameTribal Development Department
NotificationClick Here
ObjectiveThe objective of the scheme is to provide financial assistance to the Scheduled Tribe students studying at post matriculation or post-secondary stage to enable them to complete their education.
Important DatesStarting Date:- N/AClosing Date:- 29-02-2020 Defective Verification:- NA Institute Verification:- NA (Tentative Date)
EligibilityOnly students from ST communities are eligible for this scholarship programme, and Applicant must have passed Class 10, The annual family income of the applicant must be less than or equal to INR 2.5 Lakhs per annum, and Any applicant must not have a backdrop of 2 or more years in their formal education
Stipend AmountGroup I:- INR 550 per month for day scholars and INR 1200 per month for hostellers. Group II:- INR 530 per month for day scholars and INR 820 per month for hostellers. Group III:- INR 300 per month for day scholars and INR 570 per month for hostellers. Group IV:- INR 230 per month for day scholars and INR 380 per month for hostellers.
* Additional to this Reader Allowance :Group1-2 : 240 Rs,Group 3 :200 Rs,Group 4:160Rs
* Escort Allowance : 160 Rs/month
* Special Pay :160 Rs/Month. For Mentally retired, extra coaching : 240 Rs/Month
* Study Tours :1600 Rs/Anum
* Thesis Typing/Printing :1600/Anum
* Thesis Typing/Printing :1600/Anum
* Book Grant 1200 Rs/Annum
How to ApplyStudent can apply online by visiting the official website Click Here

Assistance to Meritorious Students scholarship

Overview

Name of the ScholarshipAssistance to Meritorious Students scholarship
Scholarship LevelGraduate Level (Class XI to XII)
Duration10 Months – 1 Year
Provider NameTribal Development Department
NotificationClick Here
ObjectiveHigher Secondary Level (After 12 th) From Each Divisional Board 15 Students. For Eight Divisional Board Total 120 Students.
Important DatesStarting Date:- NAClosing Date:- NA Defective Verification:- NA Institute Verification:- NA
EligibilityThe students from 11 & 12th class are eligible who gets top rank in secondary and higher secondary examinations. The junior-level student must possess 55% marks should have admission to the next class. The students after 12th are eligible who gets top rank in secondary and higher secondary examinations.
Stipend AmountAMS Junior level:-Scholarship amount sanction as per Government Rule varies from course to course 11th – 12th – Rs.1600/- to Rs. 2300/-
AMS Senior level:- Scholarship amount sanction as per Government Rule varies from course to course from Rs.2800 to 72000/- plus.
How to ApplyStudent can apply online by visiting the official website Click Here

Eklavya Scholarship.

Overview

Name of the ScholarshipEklavya Scholarship.
Scholarship LevelGraduate Level (PG)
Provider NameDirectorate of Higher Education (DHE)
NotificationClick Here
ObjectiveThose students who admitted for Post Graduate and obtained 60 percent marks in Arts commerce and law graduation and 70 % marks in Science graduation are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
Important DatesStarting Date:- July 2019 Closing Date:- 29-02-2020 Defective Verification:- NA Institute Verification:- NA (Tentative)
EligibilityStudents must graduate from Law, Commerce & Arts having 60% marks and for Science, students must have 70%. The annual income of the applicant’s parents should be less than/equal to Rs. 75,000/- limit.
Stipend AmountRs.5000/- for all sanction students Selection of Candidates Is on Merit basis
How to ApplyStudent can apply online by visiting the official website Click Here

State Government Open Merit Scholarship

Overview

Name of the ScholarshipState Government Open Merit Scholarship
Scholarship LevelSchool Level (Class XII)
Provider NameDirectorate of Higher Education (DHE)
NotificationClick Here
ObjectiveFor Fresh – Candidate must secure 60 Percentage in 12th standard New sanction process done through DHE office and Renewal sanction process done through joint director office of concern colleges. Selection of Candidates Is on Merit basis
Important DatesStarting Date:- NAClosing Date:- NADefective Verification:- NA Institute Verification:- NA
EligibilityThe applicant must be a resident of the Maharashtra State. Need to get at least 60 percent in 12th standard. Only applicable for stream Arts, commerce, science and law.
Stipend AmountRs. 100 per month to a student bank account. Selection of Candidates Is on Faculty wise (Arts/ Commerce/science etc.) Merit basis
How to ApplyStudent can apply online by visiting the official website Click Here

Scholarship to Meritorious students possessing Mathematics /Physics

Overview

Name of the ScholarshipScholarship to Meritorious students possessing Mathematics /Physics
Scholarship LevelSchool Level (Class XII)
Provider NameDirectorate of Higher Education (DHE)
NotificationClick Here
ObjectiveStudents admitted for science graduation and having maths or physics as the main subject are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Candidate must secure 60 Percentage in 12th standard.
Important DatesStarting Date:- NAClosing Date:- NADefective Verification:- NA Institute Verification:- NA
EligibilityCandidate must secure 60 Percentage in 12th standard. Maharashtrian Students studying Out of Maharashtra cannot apply for this scheme. The applicant must be a resident of the Maharashtra State.
Stipend AmountRs. 100 per month. Selection of Candidates Is on Merit basis
How to ApplyStudent can apply online by visiting the official website Click Here

♦ Government Vidyaniketan Scholarship

Overview

Name of the ScholarshipGovernment Vidyaniketan Scholarship
Scholarship LevelSchool Level (Class X)
Provider NameDirectorate of Higher Education (DHE)
NotificationClick Here
ObjectiveNew sanction process is done through DHE office and Renewal sanction process done through joint director office of concern colleges. Selection of Candidates Is on Merit basis Students passed Xth Class from Govt Vidhyaniketan are eligible for this scholarship.
Important DatesStarting Date:- NA Closing Date:- 29-02-2020 Defective Verification:- NA Institute Verification:- NA (Tentative)
EligibilityNeed to get 60% marks in 10th standard. Need to pass by 10th standard exam from The State Government Vidyanikethan only. Maharashtrian Students studying Out of Maharashtra cannot apply for this scheme.
Stipend Amount11-12th Rs. 100 per month. After 12th Rs.100 per month. Selection of Candidates Is on Merit basis
How to ApplyStudent can apply online by visiting the official website Click Here

State Government Daxshina Adhichatra Scholarship

Overview

Name of the ScholarshipState Government Daxshina Adhichatra Scholarship
Scholarship LevelPost Graduate Level
Provider NameDirectorate of Higher Education (DHE)
NotificationClick Here
ObjectiveFor Meritorious Students Studying in PG in Government Institutes And Colleges and Non-Agricultural Universities. Total Student76 Government Institutes And Colleges (10)54 Students. Non Agricultural Universities(06)22 Students.
Important DatesStarting Date:- NA Closing Date:- 29-02-2020 Defective Verification:- NA Institute Verification:- NA (Tentative)
EligibilityApplicant Must be a Graduate. (Non-Agricultural Universities) only government colleges a)Elphinstone College, Bombay(6) b)institute of science, Bombay(6) c) Ismail Yusuf College, Jogeshwari (4) d) Sydenham college of commerce(4) e) Govt. Law college, Bombay (4) f)Rajaram college, Kolhapur (6) g) college of science, Nagpur(6) h)Nagpur Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur(6) i) Vidarbha Mahavidyalaya Amravati(6), j) govt arts and science college, Aurangabad(6) and Maharashtrian Students studying Out of Maharashtra cannot apply for this scheme
Stipend AmountSanction-Rs 250/- Per Month. Scholarship amount disburses directly to the student’s bank account by DHE office.
How to ApplyStudent can apply online by visiting the official website Click Here

Government Research Adhichatra

Overview

Name of the ScholarshipGovernment Research Adhichatra
Scholarship LevelPhD Level
Provider NameDirectorate of Higher Education (DHE)
NotificationClick Here
ObjectiveGovernment Research Adhichtra GR. SCH-1082/4199/VISHI-3, DATED 13/8/1985 has started a scholarship for the student who wanted to do PhD in their subject in Government Colleges and Universities.
Important DatesStarting Date:- NA Closing Date:- 39-02-2020 Defective Verification:- NA Institute Verification:- NA (Tentative)
EligibilityApplicant must be post-graduate, Applicant should have 60% marks in post-graduation. B.A/BSC/B.ED AND M.A/MSC/M.ED AND for any other degree below 60% marks is applicable, Only govt science institute(Mumbai-3, Nagpur-3, Aurangabad-3).
Stipend AmountScholarship amount Rs. 750/- per month and Rs.1000/- per year other expenses. and for renewal – it is same as above
How to ApplyStudent can apply online by visiting the official website Click Here

Education Concession to the Children Freedom Fighter

Overview

Name of the ScholarshipEducation Concession to the Children Freedom Fighter
Scholarship LevelPost-Graduate Level
Provider NameDirectorate of Higher Education (DHE)
NotificationClick Here
ObjectiveEducational concession to the children of Ex-service’s man is given No. MIS-1465/H, Date-23/11/1965.
Important DatesStarting Date:- NA Closing Date:- 39-02-2020 Defective Verification:- NA Institute Verification:- NA (Tentative)
EligibilityStudents should be Son/Daughter/Wife/Widow of freedom fighter Maharashtrian, Students studying Out of Maharashtra cannot apply for this scheme, Domicile of Maharashtra.
Stipend AmountScholarship:- for degree/Pg- Rs 50 per month and for Engineering students, rs 60 per month, Books allowance: for degree/Pg- Rs 200 per annum and for Engineering students, rs 400 per annum
How to ApplyStudent can apply online by visiting the official website Click Here

♦ Jawaharlal Nehru University

Overview

Name of the ScholarshipJawaharlal Nehru University
Scholarship LevelGraduate Level (UG and PG)
Provider NameDirectorate of Higher Education (DHE)
NotificationClick Here
ObjectiveJawaharlal Nehru University scheme is started by Jawaharlal University for Maharashtra. Among the students from Maharastra studying in that University, One Student is selected by University according to GR.SCH1082/151160/(2173)/GEN5,DATED 7/5/1983.
Important DatesStarting Date:- NA Closing Date:- NA Defective Verification:- NA Institute Verification:- NA
EligibilityMaharashtrian students who studied in JNU. The quota is only for 1 decided by JNU, UG and PG (JNU Students) are applicable for that scheme, Domicile of Maharashtra.
Stipend AmountScholarship Amount Rs. 8000/- per month plus Rs.10,000/-extra for yearly.
How to ApplyStudent can apply online by visiting the official website Click Here

♦ Assistance to Meritorious Students scholarship – Senior Level

Overview

Name of the ScholarshipAssistance to Meritorious Students scholarship – Senior Level
Scholarship LevelGraduate Level (Class XI to XII)
Provider NameDirectorate of Higher Education (DHE)
NotificationClick Here
ObjectiveHigher Secondary Level (After 12 th):- From Each Divisional Board 15 Students. For Eight Divisional Board Total 120 Students.
Important DatesStarting Date:- NA Closing Date:- NA Defective Verification:- NA Institute Verification:- NA
EligibilitySThe students from 11 & 12th class are eligible who gets top rank in secondary and higher secondary examinations. The junior-level student must possess 55% marks should have admission to the next class.
DHE sanctioned letter Maharashtrian Students studying Out of Maharashtra can apply for this scheme.
Stipend AmountAMS Junior level:-Scholarship amount sanction as per Government Rule varies from course to course 11th – 12th – Rs.1600/- to Rs. 2300/-, AMS Senior level:- Scholarship amount sanction as per Government Rule varies from course to course from Rs.2800 to 72000/- plus.
How to ApplyStudent can apply online by visiting the official website Click Here

Rajarshi Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Shikshan Shulkh Shishyavrutti Yojna

Overview

Name of the ScholarshipRajarshi Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Shikshan Shulkh Shishyavrutti Yojna
Scholarship LevelPost Graduate Level
Provider NameDepartment of Technical Education
NotificationClick Here
ObjectiveThe objective of the Scheme is to provide financial assistance to the Economic Backward Class who are admitted to Diploma / Degree / Postgraduate Professional courses through Centralized Admission Process (CAP).
Important DatesStarting Date:- NA Closing Date:- NA Defective Verification:- NA Institute Verification:- NA
EligibilityApplicant should have Nationality of India. Candidate should be Domicile of Maharashtra State. Applicant should be ”Bonafide Student of Institute” and admitted for Professional and Technical course (Diploma / Graduation / Post Graduation Degree) as mentioned in GR.
Stipend Amount50 % of Tuition Fees and 50 % of Exam Fee.
How to ApplyStudent can apply online by visiting the official website Click Here

Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Vasatigruh Nirvah Bhatta Yojna

Overview

Name of the ScholarshipDr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Vasatigruh Nirvah Bhatta Yojna
Scholarship LevelPolytechnic Level
Provider NameDepartment of Technical Education
NotificationClick Here
ObjectiveThis is a plan for students of government, government-funded and non-affiliated colleges/polytechnics entering the vocational courses set by the government, whose students are certified by the competent authority, as marginal farmers or whose parents are registered labourers.
Important DatesStarting Date:- NA Closing Date:- NA Defective Verification:- NA Institute Verification:- NA
EligibilityApplicant should have Nationality of India. Candidate should be Domicile of Maharashtra State. Applicant should be ”Bonafide Student of Institute” and admitted for Professional and Technical course (Diploma / Graduation / Post Graduation Degree) as mentioned in GR.
Stipend Amounta) For a child of Registered Labor / Alpabhudharak (Marginal Land Holder).
For institute in MMRDA / PMRDA / Aurangabad City / Nagpur City- Rs.30,000/- for 10 months.
For institute in another area Rs.20,000/- for 10 months.
b) For Annual Family income up to 8 Lakhs.
For institute in MMRDA / PMRDA/ Aurangabad City / Nagpur City- Rs.10,000/- for 10 months.
For Institute in another area Rs.8,000/- for 10 months.
How to ApplyStudent can apply online by visiting the official website Click Here

♦ Open Merit Scholarships in Junior College

Overview

Name of the ScholarshipOpen Merit Scholarships in Junior College
Scholarship LevelSchool Level (Class XI to XII)
Provider NameSchool Education and Sports Department
NotificationClick Here
ObjectiveThe objective of this scholarship is to motivate those students for further higher education. The scheme provides a scholarship for students studying in 11th and 12th standard.
Important DatesStarting Date:- NA Closing Date:- NA Defective Verification:- NA Institute Verification:- NA
EligibilityApplicant must be studying in Class 11 or 12. Applicant must have secured a minimum of 60 percent marks in the SSC examination in First Attempt. The continuance of scholarships is subject to satisfactory progress and securing at least 50 % marks at the end of the first year of Junior College Beneficiary Category – All Categories
Stipend AmountFor students in class 11th and 12th: INR 50 per month for ten months (Rs. 500 per Year).
How to ApplyStudent can apply online by visiting the official website Click Here

♦ Merit Scholarships for Economically Backward Class Students

Overview

Name of the ScholarshipMerit Scholarships for Economically Backward Class Students
Scholarship LevelSchool Level (Class XI to XII)
Provider NameSchool Education and Sports Department
NotificationClick Here
ObjectiveThe School Education Department, Government of Maharashtra invites applications from students for boys – only students of Class 11 and 12 for Open Merit Scholarships for EBC students. The key objective of the scholarship is to enable students of economically backward classes to continue further education.
Important DatesStarting Date:- NA Closing Date:- NA Defective Verification:- NA Institute Verification:- NA
EligibilityApplicant must secure a minimum of 50 % marks in SSC examination. Students who cleared the examination in the first attempt.
Stipend AmountThe hosteler boys will receive a scholarship amount of INR 140 per month for 10 months that sums up to INR 1400.
The non-hosteler boys will receive INR 80 per month for 10 months that sums up to INR 800.
The hosteler girls will receive INR 160 per month for 10 months that sums up to INR 1600.
The non-hosteler girls will receive INR 100 per month for 10 months that sums up to INR 1000.
How to ApplyStudent can apply online by visiting the official website Click Here

♦ Post Matric Scholarship to SBC Students

Overview

Name of the ScholarshipPost Matric Scholarship to SBC Students
Scholarship LevelGraduate Level (Class XI to PG)
Duration10 Months – 1 Year
Provider NameVJNT, OBC and SBC Welfare Department
NotificationClick Here
ObjectiveTo support parents of SBC children for the education of their wards studying in classes XI to above so that the incidence of drop-out, especially in the transition from the elementary to the secondary stage is minimized. To improve the participation of SBC children in classes XI to above the pre-matric stage, so that they perform better and have a better chance of progressing to the post-matric stage of education.
Important DatesStarting Date:- NA Closing Date:- NA Defective Verification:- NA Institute Verification:- NA
EligibilityStudents studying at post-matriculation level (Class 11 to postgraduation level) can apply for this scholarship. Family Annual Income Should not Exceed From INR 1 Lakh For SBC Candidates.
Stipend AmountGroup I:- INR 190 per month for day scholars and INR 425 per month for hostellers. Group II:- INR 190 per month for day scholars and INR 290 per month for hostellers. Group III:- INR 190 per month for day scholars and INR 290 per month for hostellers. Group IV:- INR 120 per month for day scholars and INR 230 per month for hostellers. Group V:- INR 90 per month for day scholars and INR 150 per month for hostellers.
How to ApplyStudent can apply online by visiting the official website Click Here

Application Process

Let us discuss all attribute related to State & Central Scholarship Scheme 2020. It will help you to understand your eligibility and procedure through which you can apply to the scholarship correctly.

How to Apply

  • An applicant has to visit the official website of the particular Scholarship Scheme.
  • Find out Registration option on the Webpage.
  • Read all the information carefully.
  • Click Continue option on the bottom of the page.
  • Fill in all the required information carefully.
  • Click on the register option for registration of application form.
  • For login Click the Login Button.
  • Fill in the E-mail address and login password.

Benefits

  • Under this scholarship maintenance allowance, reader charges, reimbursement of the compulsory non-refundable fee, study tour charges, thesis printing/typing charges and book allowance are included.
  • Selected students for this scholarship are eligible to receive up to Rs 3000 – Rs 3,00,000 with other benefits.

Documents Required

  • Income Certificate
  • Caste Certificate
  • Government Identity Proof
  • Residence Certificate
  • Passport Size Photograph of the applicant

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