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Scholarships offered by Orissa Government

1. School Education

a. Pre-matric scholarships (typically for studies between Std I and Std X)

 
Scholarship Name
Scope of Study
Eligibility
Benefits
Outlay
More Info
Income (p.a.)
Social
Academic
Allocation
Uptake
1.
Pre matric Scholarships for ST and SC
Grade 6-10
 
ST / SC
 

Day Scholars: Grade 6-7: Girls: Rs 15/- p.m. for 10 months; Boys: Rs 10/- p.m. for 10 months; Grade 8-10: Girls: Rs 20/- p.m. for 10 months; Boys: Rs 15/- p.m. for 10 months; Hostellers: Girls: Rs 530/- p.m. for 10 months; Boys: Rs 500/- p.m. for 10 months

2.
Merit Cum Poverty Scholarship
Grade 9 - 10
 
OBS and SEBC
 
Hostellers: Rs 100/- p.m.; Day Scholars: Rs 30/- p.m. for 10 months
   
3.
Scholarship to those whose parents are engaged in unclean profession
Grade 1 - 10
 
Unclean profession
 
Grade 1-5: Hostellers: Rs 300/- p.m.; Day Scholars: Rs 40/- p.m.; Grade 6-8: Hostellers: Rs 360/- p.m.; Day Scholars: Rs 60/- p.m.;Grade 9-10: Hostellers: Rs 375/- p.m.; Day Scholars: Rs 75/- p.m.
   
4.
Sports Talent Scholarship
Grade 1 - 10
     
Rs 2,000/- p.a.
   

 

b. Secondary Education scholarships (typically for studies between Std IX and Std XII)

 
Scholarship Name
Scope of Study
Eligibility
Benefits
Outlay
More Info
Income (p.a.)
Social
Academic
Allocation
Uptake
1.
Junior Merit Scholarship
Grade 11 - 12
   
60%
Rs. 40/- p.m.
   
2.
Junior Merit-cum-Poverty Scholarship
Grade 11 - 12
Less than Rs 24,000/- p.a.
 
50%
Rs. 40/- p.m.
   
3.
Sports Talent Scholarship
Grade 11 - 12
     
Rs. 2,000/- p.a.
   

 

2. Higher Education Scholarships (typically for graduation and post-graduation studies)

 
Scholarship Name
Scope of Study
Eligibility
Benefits
Outlay
More Info
Income (p.a.)
Social
Academic
Allocation
Uptake
1.
Senior Merit Scholarship Scheme
Under Graduation
   
60%

Rs 50/- p.m. for 3 years

   
2.
Senior Merit Cum Scholarship
Under Graduation
Less than Rs 24,000/- p.a.
 
50%

Rs 50/- p.m. for 3 years

    More info
3.
PG Merit Scholarship
Post Graduation (M.A. / M.Sc. / M.Com. only)
   
60%

Rs 60/- p.m. for 2 years

    More info
4.
PG Merit-cum-Poverty Scholarship
 
Less than Rs. 24,000/- p.a.
   

Rs 60/- p.m. for 2 years

    More info
5.
Scholarship to Meritious Girl Students Prosecuting Technical / Professional / Management Studies
 
Less than Rs 1,50,000/- p.a.
Girls
Merit

Rs 1,000/- p.m. throughout the duration of course

   
6.
Merit-cum-Means Scholarship to Students Prosecuting Degree Level Course in Engineering / Medical / Dental Sciences
 
Less than Rs 2.5 Lakh p.a.
 
Secured admission in Technical / Medical Institutions inside or outside the State of national repute

Rs 10,000/- p.a.

   
7.
Post-Matric Scholarship for SC & ST Students
Degree and Post Graduate level   SC / ST

Group 1 (Medicines, Engineering, Technology, Agriculture, Management, etc.): Hostellers - Rs 740/-; Day Scholars - Rs 330/-

Group 2 (Courses not covered in group 1): Hostellers - Rs 510/-; Day Scholars - Rs 330/-

     

 

Pre matric scholarships for ST and SC

For more information, please visit: http://www.orissa.gov.in/stsc/SCHOLARSHIP_RATES.htm

Merit cum poverty scholarship for OBC and SEBC

For more information please visit: http://www.orissa.gov.in/stsc/SCHOLARSHIP_RATES.htm and http://www.orissa.gov.in/stsc/obc_sebc_scholarship/pre_matric_obc_sebc_form.pdf

 

Scholarship to those students whose parents are engaged in Unclean Occupation

For more information visit: http://www.orissa.gov.in/stsc/SCHOLARSHIP_RATES.htm

 

Sports Talent Scholarship

To encourage the budding sports talents, the State Government have decided to give financial assistance in shape of scholarships to the students both at the School and College for their diet, playing kits and standard equipment. For more information go to: http://india.gov.in/govt/viewscheme.php?schemeid=804

 

Junior Merit Scholarship

Those students who have received 60% or more marks and have taken admission in +2 1st year during Govt. / recognized Non-Govt. College of the state can apply. THis scholarship will be awarded foe a period of two years @ Rs 40/- per month. Renewal of the scholarship for the 2nd year is subject to satisfactory performance and good conduct of the awardee during 1st year. For more information, please visit: http://www.dheorissa.in/DHE/PDF/02_GuidelinesforStateSchemes.pdf

 

Junior Merit-cum-Poverty Scholarship

Students should have passed in the 10th standard examination, securing 50% or more marks and have taken admission in +2 1st year in any Govt. / recognized Non-Govt. college of the State are eligible for this scholarship. The annual income of parents from all sources should not exceed Rs 24,000/-. This scholarship shall be awarded for a period of two years @ 40/- per month. For more information please visit: http://www.dheorissa.in/DHE/PDF/02_GuidelinesforStateSchemes.pdf

 

Senior Merit Scholarship Scheme

Students should have passed +2 Exam conducted by CHSE, Orissa / CBSE / ICSE and have secured 60% or more marks and have taken admission in +3 1st year during 2009 in any Govt. / recognized Non-Govt. College of the State. There is no income ceiling of parents for award of this scholarship. This scholarship shall be awarded for a period of three years @ Rs 50/- per month. For more information visit: http://www.dheorissa.in/DHE/PDF/02_GuidelinesforStateSchemes.pdf

 

Senior Merit-cum-Poverty Scholarship

Students should have passed +2 Annual Exam., 2009 conducted by CHSe, Orissa securing 50% or more marks and have taken admission in +3 1st year in a Govt. / recognized Non-Govt. College of the State are eligible to apply for award of this scholarship. The annual income of parents from all sources shall not exceed Rs 24,000/-. This scholarship will be awarded for a period of 3 yrs @ Rs 50/- per month. For more information, please visit: http://www.dheorissa.in/DHE/PDF/02_GuidelinesforStateSchemes.pdf

P G Merit Scholarship

Students should have passed +3 Final Year with Hons. in the Annual Exam, 2009 from any of the Govt./recognized Non-Govt. College of the State, secured 60% or more marks and have taken admission in 1st year M.A. / M.Sc. / M.Com during 2009 in any Autonomous College / University of the State. Students continuing PG courses in OUAT can also apply for this scholarship. However, students pursuing PG course in other professional courses are not eligible for award under this scheme.

There is no income ceiling of parents for award of this scholarship. This scholarship shall be awarded for a period of two years @Rs. 60/- per month. For more information visit: http://www.dheorissa.in/DHE/PDF/02_GuidelinesforStateSchemes.pdf

 

PG Merit-cum Poverty Scholarship

Students should have passed +3 Annual Exam. during 2009 with Honours / and have secured 50% or more marks & have taken admission in PG course in the subject which he / she had taken as honours at undergraduate stage. The annual income of parents shall not exceed Rs. 24,000/-. This scholarship will be awarded for a period of two years @ Rs. 60/- per month. The renewal for the 2nd year is subject to satisfactory performance and good conduct of the awardee and submission of renewal proposal.

For more information visit: http://www.dheorissa.in/DHE/PDF/02_GuidelinesforStateSchemes.pdf

 

Scholarship to Meritorious Girl Students Prosecuting Technical / Professional / Management Studies

This scholarship will be awarded to meritorious girl students who are the permanent residents of Orissa and have passed the qualifying examination from an Educational Institution located within the state of Orissa and have secured admission in the specified Institution of Higher Technical / Professional / Management studies, given herein after, provided that their parental income (income of both father and mother) does not exceed Rs 1,50,000/- from all sources in the year preceeding the year of admission). This scholarship is awarded at the rate of Rs 1,000/- only per month for the entire duration of the course.

For more information visit: http://www.dheorissa.in/DHE/PDF/02_GuidelinesforStateSchemes.pdf

 

Merit-cum-Means Scholarship to Students Prosecuting Degree Level Course in Engineering / Medical / Dental Sciences

This Scholarship will be awarded to meritorious students of Orissa who have secured admission in Technical / Medical Institutions inside or outside the State or in a Institute of National repute. Scholarship shall be discontinued if the student fails to qualify for promotion to the next higher class.

For more information visit: http://www.dheorissa.in/DHE/PDF/02_GuidelinesforStateSchemes.pdf

 

Post-Matric Scholarship for SC & ST students

For more information visit: http://www.orissa.gov.in/stsc/SCHOLARSHIP_RATES.htm

 

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