Chandigarh: The Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt. of India is implementing a scheme â€œPost-matric Scholarship to Scheduled Caste studentsâ€ under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme. The aim of the scheme is to provide financial assistance to the Scheduled Caste students studying at Post-Matriculation or PostSecondary stage to enable them to complete their education.
TheScheduled Caste students who are permanently residing in Chandigarh and their parents/guardiansâ€™ income from all sources does not exceed Rs. 2, 00,000/-(Rs. Two Lakh only) per annum are eligible for applying under the scheme. Students belonging to Chandigarh but studying in other State will also be awarded scholarships by the Chandigarh Administration. The Scholarship will be given for the study of all recognized post-matriculation or post-secondary courses pursued in recognized institutions. The scholarship included maintenance allowance, reimbursement of compulsory non-refundable fees etc. for the complete duration of the course. The scheme is being implemented by the Education Department of Chandigarh Administration and the students may apply in the prescribed performa with all required documents mentioned in the scheme and submit to the Education Department, Chandigarh Administration immediately.