Scholarships

State Sponsored Scholarship Schemes being run by the Education Department in Himachal Pradesh.

The various Scholarship Schemes to different categories of Bonafide Himachali students are being implemented by the Education Department, Himachal Pradesh to encourage them to improve their merit / performance in studies. The eligible beneficiaries should be a regular student in Govt./Govt. aided/affiliated (H.P) institution in Himachal Pradesh.

Dr. Ambedkar Medhavi Chattarvriti Yojna

The scholarship at +1 stage is given to 1000 meritorious students from SC and 1000 students from OBC categories respectively who secure 72% and above marks in their 10th class examination conducted by the H.P. Board of School Education, Dharamshala. The scholarship is given in +2 class also to 1000 meritorious students from SC and 1000 from OBC category who secure 72% and above marks in their +1 class examination conducted by the H.P. Board of School Education Dharamshala. The scholarship is given @ Rs.10,000/- per year.

Swami Vivekanand Utkrisht Chhatervritti Yojna

The scholarship at +1 stage under this scheme is given to 2000 meritorious students of General category who secure 77% and above marks in their 10th class examination conducted by the H.P. Board of School Education, Dharamshala. The scholarship is given in +2 class also to 2000 students of General Category who secure 77% and above marks in their +1 class examination conducted by the H.P. Board of School Education Dharamshala. The scholarship is given @ Rs.10,000/- per year.

Thakur Sen Negi Utkrisht Chhatervritti Yojna

The scholarship at +1 stage under this scheme is given to 100 boys and 100 girl students belonging to ST category on merit basis, and meritorious students who secure 72% and above marks in their 10th class examination conducted by the H.P. Board of School Education, Dharamshala. The scholarship is given in +2 class also to the 100 boys and 100 girls student belonging to ST category on merit basis who secure 72 % and above marks in +1 class. The scholarship is given @ Rs.11,000/- per year.

Maharishi Balmiki Chattarvriti Yojna

The scholarship under this scheme is @ Rs.9000/- per year is given to the Bonafide Himachali girl students belonging to Balmiki Families, engaged in unclean occupation, beyond Matric to college level for studies and professional courses at the level of college situated in Himachal Pradesh irrespective of their status i.e. Govt. or Private. The concerned students must apply on prescribed proforma through their Head of the School/College/Institution along with Balmiki certificate.

Indira Gandhi Utkrisht Chhatervritti Yojna for Post Plus Two Students

The Indira Gandhi Uttkrisht Chhatervritti Yojna for meritorious students for Post Plus two Courses shall be awarded to 150 students @ Rs. 10,000/-P.A.per student purely on the basis of the merit and without any income ceiling .The Scholarship will also be awarded to ten toppers each from the merit list of 10+2 arts, Science and Commerce, supplied by the H.P. Board of School Education Dharamshala, provided they join any academic/professional stream The Scholarship o be awarded to ten toppers from the merit list B.A./BSc./B.Com., provided they join any academic /professional stream. The scholarship will be renewed every year to the same number of students till they complete degree/course.

High School Merit Scholarship

First "300 students" are eligible on the basis of "Merit List" of 8th class examination supplied by the H.P. Board of School Education, Dharamshala. The selected students are also given this scholarship in 10th class provided they pass 9th class completely. The scholarship is awarded @ Rs.1,000/- per year to the Day Scholars and @ Rs.1500/- per year to the Hostlers.

Rashtriya Indian Military College Scholarship

This award is made to the ten students who are Bonafide residents of H.P. and are studying from VIII to XII in Rashtriya Indian Military College, Dehradun. Two students from each class are eligible for the scholarship. The amount of scholarship is Rs. 20,000/-p.a.

IRDP Scholarship Scheme

Students belonging to IRDP families and studying in 6th to University level are eligible for this scholarship provided they are pursuing their study in Govt./Govt. aided Institutions in H.P.

Class   Boys Girls
9th & 10th   300/- p.a. 600/- p.a.
+1 & +2   800/- p.a. 800/- p.a.
College/University i)Day scholar 1200/- p.a. 1200/- p.a.
  ii)Hostelers 2400/- p.a. 2400/- p.a.
Financial Assistance to the children of the Armed Forces Personnel killed/disabled during the different War/Operations

Children of Armed Forces Personnel killed / disabled in the different wars /operations are eligible for this assistance. In case of disability is below 50%, the children will get half scholarship. Application proformas are available with District Sainik Welfare Board. The Heads of Institutions are directed to get the proformas verified from the Dy. Director Sainik Welfare Board of the respective district duly filled up in all respect before submitting to the Director of Education.

Class   Boys Girls
9th & 10th   300/- p.a. 600/- p.a.
+1 & +2   800/- p.a. 800/- p.a.
College/University i)Day scholar 1200/- p.a. 1200/- p.a.
  ii)Hostelers 2400/- p.a. 2400/- p.a.
Sainik School Sujanpur Tihra Scholarship

The students who are studying in Sainik School Sujanpur Tihra and are Bonafide residents of Himachal Pradesh from class VI to XII will be given scholarship at the following rates:-

Income Range Rate per annum
1. Upto Rs.9220 /-p.m. Rs 18000/-
2. 9221 to 10650/-p.m. Rs 15000/-
3. 10651/- to 11470/- p.m. Rs 12000/-
4. Above Rs.11470/- p.m. Rs 8000/-

In addition, the students will be given dietary money @ Rs. 10/- per day for 295 days. clothing allowance @ Rupees 1500/- per annum for the first year and Rupees 750/- per annum for the subsequent years.

NDA Scholarship Scheme

This is a State Sponsored Scheme started from the year 2010-11 which will be given to the Cadets of Himachal Pradesh who are getting training at National Defence Academy Post, NDA, Khadakwasla, Pune.

Rates of Scholarship
Income Group Low Middle High
Particulars
Initial Lump Sum clothing Grant per Cadet 3000 2250 1500
Pocket allowance per Cadet for each of the six semesters of 1st yr. to 3rd year. 1500/-(per Semester) 1200/-/-(per Semester) 900/-(per Semester)
Total Amount 12000/- 9450/- 6900/-
Protsahn Chhatervritti Yojna

This is a new State Sponsored Scheme started from the year 2011 onwards. This Chhatervritti will be given to all category students, who are studying from the distance of five Kilometer and above from their parental home in Govt. Schools/ Govt. aided Schools of Himachal Pradesh. The distance Certificate must be attested by the Head of concerned School. The attendance of the concerned students in the School should be 80 % and above in every month. The amount of the Scholarship from five to eight Kilometers should be given Rs.200/pm and above eight Kilometer Rs. 300/pm.
Distance Rate :-
From 5 Km. to 8 Km.                  200 PM (9th 12th )
From 8 Km.above                       300 PM (9th 12th )

Central Sponsored Scholarship Schemes being run by the Education Department in Himachal Pradesh

Incentive to SC/ST girl students for Secondary Education

This is a centrally sponsored scheme for SC/ST girl students who take admission in 9th class after passing Middle Standard Examination from H.P. Board of School Education. Under this scheme, the girl student will have to open a Bank account with zero balance in a Bank and will intimate her account number to the Headmaster/Principal of the school in which she took admission in 9th class. The Headmaster/Principal will send the particulars of all the eligible girl students in a consolidated form along with bank account number and name of the branch to the Dy. Director of the district concerned who will further submit the list of the eligible students in the district in a consolidated form alongwith soft copy (through e.mail /pen drive) to the Directorate of Higher Education, H.P. Shimla. The girls under this scheme should not have completed sixteen years age as on 31st March of the year. The amount of incentive under this scheme is Rs. 3000/- and will be given in the shape of a Time Deposit. The amount can be withdrawn when the girl attains the age of eighteen years provided that she had studied for two years regularly in some High/Sr.Sec.School and passed the Matriculation Examination.All girls who have passed Middle standard Examination from Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalya irrespective of caste/religion are eligible for this scholarship.

Pre–Matric Scholarship to the children of those engaged in un-clean occupation(Centrally Sponsored Scheme)

Under this scheme the scholarship will be admissible to the children of Indian National who irrespective of their religion are actively engaged in scavenging of dry latrines, and other unclean occupation i.e. tanning and flaying only which are traditionally considered
'unclean'. The scholarship will be tenable only to such Institutions and for such courses up to Matric stage, which have been duly recognized by the concerned state. There will be no income ceiling for award of scholarship under this scheme. The duration of the scholarship in an academic year is 10 months. The scholarship will be awarded @ Rs.110/- per month from class 9th. to 10th. for day scholars and Rs. 700= per month for hostlers. In addition to this an adhoc grant of Rs.750/- p.a to day scholar and Rs.1000/- p.a. to hostellers is also admissible.

Pre-Matric Scholarship to OBC Students (Centrally Sponsored Scheme)

Under this scheme the scholarship will be given to those students of 9th & 10th class whose parents annual income does not exceed to Rs. 44,500/- . The scholarship will be awarded @ Rs.50/- per month for day scholars ,Rs. 250/- per month for Hostellers and Rs.500 per student per year one time adhoc grant is also given under this scheme.

Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme to SC students (Centrally Sponsored Scheme)

The SC students whose parents annual income from all sources is up to rupees two lakh (Rs.2,00,000/-) are eligible for full scholarship (i.e. maintenance allowance + full fee) for all courses provided they are pursuing their studies in Govt./Govt. aided/ Private Institutions .

Group Course Monthly Rates
Day Scholars Hostellers
Group I (i) Degree and P.G Level Courses (Including M.Phil, Ph.D and Doctoral rescarch ) in Medicines (Allopathic, Indian and other recognized system of medicines ) , Engineering , Technology, Agriculture, Veterinatry and Allied Sciences, Management, Business Finace, Business Administration and Computer Applications. (ii) Commercial Pilot Licence(Including helicopter Pilot and Multi Engine rating ) course. (iii)Post Graduate Diploma courses in various branches of multiengine rating) course. (iv) CA./ICWA/CS/I.C.F.A ect. (V) M.Phil, Ph.D and Post Doctoral Programmes(D.Litt, D.Sc.ect) a) In existing Group II courses b) In existing Group III courses (VI) L.L.M 550 1200
Group II (i) Graduate /Post Graduate courses leading to Degree,Diploma,certificate in areas like Pharmacy (B Pharma) Nurising (B Nursing), LLB,BFS,others para-medical branches like rehabilitation,diagnostics ect. Mass Communication Hotel Management & Catering, Travel/ tourism / Hospitality Managament, Interior Decoration, Nutrition & Dietetics, Commercial Arts, Finacial Services (e.g. Banking, Insurance ,Taxation etc.)for which entrance qualification is minimum Sr. Secondary (10+2). (II) Post Graduate courses not covered under Group-1 e.g.MA/M.Sc./ M.Ed/ M. Pharma etc. 530 820
Group III All other courses Leading to a graduate or above Degree (not covered in Group I&II). 300 570
Group IV All post-matriculation level non-degree courses for which entrance qualification is High School (Class X),e.g. senior secondary certificates (class XI and XII,both general and vocational stream,ITI courses,three years diploma courses in Polytechnics,etc. 230 380
Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme to ST students (Centrally Sponsored Scheme)

The ST students whose parents annual income from all sources is up to Rs.2,00,000/- are eligible for full scholarship (i.e. maintenance allowance + full fee) for all courses provided they are pursuing their studies in Govt./Govt. aided/Private Institutions as a regular students.

Group Course Monthly Rates
Day Scholars Hostellers
Group I (i) Degree and P.G Level Courses (Including M.Phil, Ph.D and Doctoral rescarch ) in Medicines (Allopathic, Indian and other recognized system of medicines ) , Engineering , Technology, Agriculture, Veterinatry and Allied Sciences, Management, Business Finace, Business Administration and Computer Applications. (ii) Commercial Pilot Licence(Including helicopter Pilot and Multi Engine rating ) course. (iii)Post Graduate Diploma courses in various branches of multiengine rating) course. (iv) CA./ICWA/CS/I.C.F.A ect. (V) M.Phil, Ph.D and Post Doctoral Programmes(D.Litt, D.Sc.ect) a) In existing Group II courses b) In existing Group III courses (VI) L.L.M 550 1200
Group II (i) Graduate /Post Graduate courses leading to Degree,Diploma,certificate in areas like Pharmacy (B Pharma) Nurising (B Nursing), LLB,BFS,others para-medical branches like rehabilitation,diagnostics ect. Mass Communication Hotel Management & Catering, Travel/ tourism / Hospitality Managament, Interior Decoration, Nutrition & Dietetics, Commercial Arts, Finacial Services (e.g. Banking, Insurance ,Taxation etc.)for which entrance qualification is minimum Sr. Secondary (10+2). (II) Post Graduate courses not covered under Group-1 e.g.MA/M.Sc./ M.Ed/ M. Pharma etc. 530 820
Group III All other courses Leading to a graduate or above Degree (not covered in Group I&II). 300 570
Group IV All post-matriculation level non-degree courses for which entrance qualification is High School (Class X),e.g. senior secondary certificates (class XI and XII,both general and vocational stream,ITI courses,three years diploma courses in Polytechnics,etc. 230 380
Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme to OBC students (Centrally Sponsored Scheme)

All OBC students whose parents annual income from all sources is up to Rs.1,00,000/- are eligible for scholarship(i.e. maintenance allowance + full fee) provided they are studying in Govt./Govt. aided/Private Institutions as a regular students.

Group Course Monthly Rates
Day Scholars Hostellers
Group I (i) Degree and P.G Level Courses (Including M.Phil, Ph.D and Doctoral rescarch ) in Medicines (Allopathic, Indian and other recognized system of medicines ) , Engineering , Technology, Agriculture, Veterinatry and Allied Sciences, Management, Business Finace, Business Administration and Computer Applications. (ii) Commercial Pilot Licence(Including helicopter Pilot and Multi Engine rating ) course. (iii)Post Graduate Diploma courses in various branches of multiengine rating) course. (iv) CA./ICWA/CS/I.C.F.A ect. (V) M.Phil, Ph.D and Post Doctoral Programmes(D.Litt, D.Sc.ect) a) In existing Group II courses b) In existing Group III courses (VI) L.L.M 350 750
Group II (i) Graduate /Post Graduate courses leading to Degree,Diploma,certificate in areas like Pharmacy (B Pharma) Nurising (B Nursing), LLB,BFS,others para-medical branches like rehabilitation,diagnostics ect. Mass Communication Hotel Management & Catering, Travel/ tourism / Hospitality Managament, Interior Decoration, Nutrition & Dietetics, Commercial Arts, Finacial Services (e.g. Banking, Insurance ,Taxation etc.)for which entrance qualification is minimum Sr. Secondary (10+2). (II) Post Graduate courses not covered under Group-1 e.g.MA/M.Sc./ M.Ed/ M. Pharma etc. 325 510
Group III All other courses Leading to a graduate or above Degree (not covered in Group I&II). 210 400
Group IV All post-matriculation level non-degree courses for which entrance qualification is High School (Class X),e.g. senior secondary certificates (class XI and XII,both general and vocational stream,ITI courses,three years diploma courses in Polytechnics,etc. 160 260
Merit cum means Scholarship Scheme for Students belonging to Minority community (CSS)

This Scholarship is for the Minority students belonging to (Muslim-13,Sikh-8,Christian-1,Budhhist- 8 ,Total =30 students ).The annual income of the parent or guardian of the beneficiary should not exceed Rs. 2.50 Lakh from all sources and student should have not
less than 50% marks. Financial assistance will be given to pursue degree and/or Post-graduate level technical Professional courses from recognized institutions.

Post–Matric Scholarship Scheme to students belonging to Minority community(CSS)

This Scholarship will be given from XI to Phd. Level in Govt./recognized private school/college/institute including technical/vocational cources for the Minority students belonging to (Muslim,Sikh-,Christian,Budhhist and Parsi ).The annual income of the parent or guardian of the beneficiary should not exceed Rs. 2.00 Lakh from all sources and student should have not less than 50% marks in the previous final examination. Student must pass the examination from Govt./Govt.-aided institutions.

Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme to students to belonging Minority community (CSS)

This Scholarship is for the Minority students belonging to (Muslim-250, Sikh-160,Christian-20,Budhhist-160 Total –600 students ).The annual income of the parent or guardian of the beneficiary should not exceed Rs. 1.00 Lakh from all sources and student should have not less than 50% marks in the previous final examination. The Scholarship will be awarded for students in India in a Govt. or private School from class 1 to class X .

Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Scholarship for College and University students (CSS)

This is a new CSS on the basis of (50% boys, 50% girls) implemented in the year 2008-09 through H. P. Board of School Education Dharmshala for Post plus two students who secured 80% and above marks in 10+2 class. HP Board of School Education, Dharamshala invites the application forms of eligible students and sent direct to GOI, MHRD, New Delhi.

Maulana Azad National Scholarship Scheme for Meritorious Girls students belonging to Minorities

This Scholarship is given to 18 meritorious girl students belonging to Minority community (Muslim- 08, Sikh- 04,Christian-02, Budhhist-04 Total – 18 students ).who secured 55% and above marks in Matriculation Examination conducted by the H.P. Board of School Education, Dharamshala and the family income of the student from all sources should be less than Rs. 1,00,000/-(Rupees one lakh only ). The amount of Scholarship will be Rupees 12000/- which will be released in two installments of Rs 6000/- each. The first installment will be released after sanction of Scholarship and the second installment will be released when the student will submit proof of passing class XI th , and admission to class XIIth in the office of the Foundation .