Economically weak engineering students can apply for many scholarships
For many students, doing engineering is like a dream. They want to get admission in an engineering institute and then a high paying job in a good company.
But due to financial constraints many students are not able to fulfill their dream, if you are also facing any similar problem then you can fulfill your dream by applying for the below mentioned scholarship.
Merit-cum-Means Based Scholarship
Merit-based scholarships are provided by the Union Ministry of Minority Affairs to the minority community students. Students of Muslim, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain and Zoroastrian religions get the benefit of this scholarship.
The family income of the students applying for this scholarship should be 2.50 lakhs per annum.
On acceptance of the application, the concerned state department pays the course fee directly to the student’s institution. Apart from this, the student gets Rs 10,000 per year.
Central government scholarships for college and university students
The Union Ministry of Education provides financial assistance to the students pursuing graduation and post graduation courses.
Different state education boards divide the number of scholarships available among themselves.
Students who have scored more than 80 percent marks in class 12th and are pursuing full time professional course from recognized institutions are eligible for this scholarship.
Under this scholarship, students get Rs 10,000.
Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) offers scholarships to students belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes. 50% of its scholarships are reserved for girls.
Candidates applying for this scholarship must be below 30 years of age and must have at least 60 percent marks in class 12th.
On acceptance of the application, the student is provided Rs 48,000 per year for four years of engineering studies.
LIC Golden Jubilee Scholarship
Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) provides scholarships on the basis of merit to engineering students coming from economically backward classes.
Candidates applying for this scholarship should have 60 percent marks in class 12 and their family income should be less than Rs 1 lakh per annum.
Selected candidates get Rs 1,000 per month under this. This scholarship also covers vocational and technical courses in Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs).