In a country like India, there is still a considerable percentage of illiteracy, backwardness, poverty, unemployment, and many such reasons that are affecting today’s generation. There are several families who want their kids to study but cannot afford their school or tuition fees. There is a shocking percentage of dropout students who probably wanted a lot to study. Still, their family could support, and he or she might be child labor now that is another problem of developing countries. So having the idea of what is the condition around it is often seen that education can be the root cause of these problems, and education can be the major step, which can lead to the betterment of the country. 

The Government has come up with various schemes and policies to look after this root because that can be corrected if taken the initiative very strongly and with determination. There are scholarships that the Government provides to help the minority classes of the society, the student with a low family income is also eligible for many scholarships, then there are many merit-based scholarships or based of the disability or can be the art and cultural scholarship too

There is a huge scope for the hardworking student to stand out in the crowd if the student has the urge or potentiality to prove himself that he deserves the education and will lead the country and fellow mates to betterment. Here are some of the scholarship schemes where the Government invites the students to apply and take the rewards. These below-mentioned scholarships are available for the students of Class 6 mainly. This article will help you to understand the scheme of scholarship and the eligibility and rewards along with the date of applying.

List of Scholarship for class 6 Students

  1. Savitribai Phul Scholarship for SC/VJNT/SBC Girls
  2. Pre-matric Merit scholarship for VJNT/SC/SBC Students
  3. Maintenance Allowance to Sainik School BC students
  4. Award of Scholarship to Backward class high school students 
  5.  Pre-upper Primary and Pre secondary scholarship
  6. Maintenance allowance to Sainik school SC students
  7. Professional Technical Training to Schedule Caste students 

Types of Scholarships for class 6 students

Savitribai Phul Scholarship for SC/VJNT/SBC Girls

 Savitribai Phul Scholarship for SC/VJNT/SBC Girls is an initiative by the Maharashtra Government. This scholarship is mainly handled by The Department of Social Justice and Special Assistance. This is a scholarship scheme for the students of selective communities, namely VJNT, SBC, SC, and this is only for Girls. The objective and focus of this scholarship are to make more girls study and get success.

Eligibility-

For eligibilty for this scholarship, the following criteria need to be satisfied:

  1. The student has to be a girl.
  2. The girl who wants to apply has to fall in these following categories- SC, VJNT, and SBC.
  3. The participating girl student has to be in any class in between class 5 to class 10.
  4. The participating girl must be a student of a Government recognized school.
  5. The income of the family has no such limit to be eligible for this scholarship.
  6. To renew an existing scholarship, one must have passed the exam taken in school in the last academic year.

Reward

  1. If the girl is a student of class 5 to 7 then she gets INR 60 for 10 months.
  2. If the girl is a student of class 8 to 10 then she gets INR 100 for 10 months.

Last Date

The late date to apply is 31st December 2020.

Pre-matric Merit scholarship for VJNT/SC/SBC Students

The Department of Social Justice and Special Assistance under the guidance of Maharashtra Government organizes this Pre-matric Merit scholarship for VJNT or SC or SBC Students with the motive of supporting the backward classes of the society for education. 

Eligibility-

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, the following criteria need to be satisfied:

  1. For being eligible to apply for this scholarship, the student has to belong to the mentioned categories only, namely, SBC, VJNT, SC community.
  2. The student must be in any class, from class 5 to class 10.
  3. The percentage secured by the student must be a minimum of 50% in the last academic year.
  4. Students must have had either Rank 1 or Rank 2 in the last academic year.
  5. There is no limit to the family income of the student.

Reward

  1. If the student studies in class 5 to class 7, then the reward is INR 200 per month
  2. If the student studies in class 8 to class 10, then the reward is INR 400 per month.

Last Date

The late date to apply is 31st December 2020.

Maintenance Allowance to Sainik School BC students

The initiative of Maintenance Allowance to Sainik School BC students is taken by the Department of Social Justice and Special Assistance, Government of Maharashtra. This scholarship is only for the students who are registered with the Sainik schools located in Maharashtra. There is an objective behind this scholarship, too, like any other scholarships, this scholarship aims towards giving more access to the students to get to know about the military service forces as well as national protection too.

Eligibility-

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, the following criteria needs to be satisfied:

  1. The applicant has to study within Maharashtra.
  2. No other schools will be eligible if not Sainik schools.
  3. There is an income limit specified; the income of parents must be less than INR 200000 clubbing all sources of income.

Reward

  1. Sainik school students of Nashik, Satara, and Pune will be rewarded through reimbursement of the full expense of every expense that incurs in school. The expenses are as follows- tuition fees, exam fees, pocket money, horse riding, and uniform, boarding, and staying too.
  2. Sainik school students other than Sainik school of Nashik, Satara, and Pune will be reimbursed INR 15000 annually to each student in the name of allowance for maintenance. 

Last Date

Late date to apply 31st December 2020.

Award of Scholarship to Backward class high school students

Award of Scholarship to Backward class high school students, is an initiative taken by the Department of Social Justice and Special Assistance, Government of Maharashtra. This scholarship is only for those students who are in the Scheduled Caste community. This scholarship is given to the first two participants who are in class 5 to class 10, but the class 10 students are given the priority.

Eligibility-

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, the following criteria need to be satisfied:

  1. The student who wants to participate must be in the SC community.
  2. Only students from class 5 to class 10 are eligible.
  3. The minimum requirement of marks in the last exam is 50%

Reward-

  1. If the student is in class 5- class 7, then the reward for that student is INR 50 for 10 months.
  2. If the student is in class 8- class 10, then the reward for that student is INR 100 for 10 months.

Last Date

Late date to apply is 31st December 2020

Pre-upper Primary and Pre secondary Scholarship

This scholarship is an initiative taken by the School Education Department under the Maharashtra Government. Pre-upper Primary and Pre secondary scholarships are for the students who are studying in class 5 to class 8, and it is a merit-based scholarship. This exam is held once in every consecutive year for reaching out to more students, the exam is taken in Pune, and it is conducted by the Maharashtra State Council. 

Eligibility-

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, the following criteria need to be satisfied:

  1. The student must be any of the classes- class 5 to class 8.
  2. The basis of selection will be the merit of the student.
  3. Those who want to renew this scholarship, they have to show their progress and good conduct, the scholarship is valid for three years.
  4. The family income of the student is not taken into consideration as only the merit is taken into consideration for eligibility.

Reward

  1. For ABCD set- 300HSS
  2. For E set-HSS 750 and  MSS 500
  3. For FGHI set- HSS 400 and MSS 250
  4. For J set- HSS 1500 and MSS 1000
  5. For K set- HSS 1500 and MSS 1000

Last Date

The late date to apply is 31st December 2020.

Maintenance allowance to Sainik School SC students

The initiative of Maintenance Allowance to Sainik School SC students is taken by the Department of Social Justice and Special Assistance, Government of Maharashtra. This scholarship is only for those students who are registered with the Sainik schools located in Maharashtra. There is an objective behind this scholarship, too, like any other scholarships, this scholarship aims towards giving more access to the students to get to know about the military service forces as well as national protection too.

Eligibility-

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, the following criteria need to be satisfied:

  1. The applicant has to study within Maharashtra.
  2. No other schools will be eligible if not Sainik schools.
  3. There is an income limit specified; the income of parents must be less than INR 65290 clubbing all sources of income.

Reward

  1. Sainik school students of Nashik, Satara, and Pune will be rewarded through reimbursement of the full expense of every expense that incurs in school. The expenses are as follows- tuition fees, exam fees, pocket money, horse riding, and uniform, boarding, and staying too.
  2. Sainik school students other than Sainik school of Nashik, Satara, and Pune will be reimbursed INR 15000 annually to each student in the name of allowance for maintenance. 

Last Date

Late date to apply 31st December 2020.

Professional Technical Training to Schedule Caste students- 

This is a scholarship scheme that is given to ITI students and not usually but on demand. The Government of Maharashtra took the initiative of Professional Technical Training to Schedule Caste students to give employment to the students or drop out, and they also provide a short term training course before taking them to work.

Eligibility- 

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, the following criteria need to be satisfied:

  1. The applicant must belong to a specifically Scheduled Caste community.
  2. The applicant must at least be educated till class 4 to be eligible for the further process.

Reward

  1. The one candidate who will be selected will get the reward of INR 100 every month along with a toolkit.
  2. The selected candidate will also be eligible for free training through ITI.
  3. The training period can be of a maximum of 2 months.
  4. INR 2500 will probably be the approximate expenditure per selected candidate.

Last Date

The late date to apply is 31 December 2020

Steps of Scholarship Renewal 

There are many students who need to renew their existing scholarships, and they are facing difficulties to renew their scholarship, this is a serious process, but this process of renewal is not difficult. The process of renewal will be clear and easier if the one who wants to renew their scholarship follows these simple steps that have been mentioned below. The steps are as follows-

  1. The scholarship should be renewed each year unless otherwise specified with any other duration.
  2.  The basic criteria are to have at least 75% marks in the last academic year.
  3. Have all the required documents before you start filling the renewal form. 
  4. The student now has to search for the official portal or website of the existing scholarship.
  5. Once the student finds the exact portal, they will now have to log in with the required details like Application ID and valid documents.
  6. Check the notification bar if there is any new update available.
  7. Check the details twice when you enter in the application form as it might get rejected if any mistakes are found.
  8. Click on the submit button and wait till the form is submitted and do not refresh the form.
  9. Now you can see the online status of your form, which will shortly be visible in the dashboard.
  10.  Do not forget to take a print out of the form you have already filled up to use it as a document as and when you need it in future reference.