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Scholarship for Class 7 Students – Overview

Education is the basic necessity of every human being, and schooling assists in gaining education and makes a person capable of achieving anything in life. We all know the strong foundation is a must to make a multi-story building, so the same concept goes in education. For a student to be successful, he or she must have qualified SSC. In India, the poverty rate is more than the literacy rate. Government and many institutions are trying to tackle this problem by applying many options. They have launched various scholarship schemes to increase the literacy rate.  Here, we are going to share with you the top 10 Scholarships for class 7th students with their eligibility details and much more details about them.

 

List of Scholarship for Class 7 Students 

Top 10 Scholarships which benefits students of class 7 from the lower financial background:

  1. Pre-Matric Merit Scholarship for VJNT/SBC/SC students, Maharashtra
  2. Award of Scholarship to Backward Class student in high schools, Maharashtra
  3. Pre upper primary and pre-secondary Scholarship, Maharashtra
  4. Pre-Matric scholarship ( unclean occupation), Maharashtra
  5. State government scholarship, Maharashtra
  6. Non-governmental aided organization scholarship for Disable, Maharashtra
  7. Suvarna Mahotsavi scholarship for ST, Maharashtra
  8. Scholarship of special educational & vocational training for disabled, Maharashtra
  9. Pre-matric scholarship for disabled, Maharashtra
  10. NASA Ames space settlement contest, Maharashtra

Types of Scholarships for class 7 students

Top 10 Scholarships which benefits students of class 7 from the lower financial background are as follows:-

Pre-Matric Merit Scholarship for VJNT/SBC/SC students, Maharashtra

This scholarship is offered by the Social Justice and Special Assistance Department, Govt. Maharashtra for the students of Grade 5 – 10. The motive of this scholarship is to motivate the education in backward class

Award of Scholarship  to Backward Class student in high schools, Maharashtra

This scholarship is offered by the Social Justice and Special Assistance Department, Govt. of Maharashtra for Backward Class students studying in high school. Preference will be given to class 10 students. 

Pre upper primary and pre-secondary Scholarship, Maharashtra

The Department of School Education offers this scholarship to enhance and motivate students to pursue education through a competitive examination conducted every year.

Pre-Matric scholarship ( unclean occupation), Maharashtra

This scholarship is to give benefit to the student who belongs to the children of the unclean occupation parents. 

State government scholarship, Maharashtra

State Govt Scholarship is for the student studying in 1st to 10th with a disability. The objective is to provide finance to the students to continue their education.

Non-governmental aided organization scholarship for Disable

Non-Governmental Aided Organization Scholarship for Disable offers a scholarship for the children below from Non-governmental Aided Organisation Schools. This scheme provides free education to disabled students.

Suvarna Mahotsavi scholarship for ST

The Tribal Development Department Maharastra offers this scholarship for the ST students from class 1 to 10. This scheme is to encourage education in the Schedule tribe community.

Scholarship of special educational & vocational training for disabled

This scholarship is for physically disabled students age between 6-18.  Disability includes visually impaired, orthopedically handicapped, and hearing impaired.

Pre-matric scholarship for disabled, Maharashtra

Social Justice and Special Assitance Department offer this scholarship for the disabled. The motive of this scheme is to encourage and motivates the value of education among the disabled. Disabilities include Blind, low vision, hearing impaired, Orthopedically Handicapped, Mentally retarded, Leprosy cured, and mental illness.

NASA Ames space settlement contest, Maharashtra

NASA is the founder of NASA Ames Space Settlement Contest for the students of Class 7 – 12. In this scholarship, students have to submit the space settlements design developed by them as an Individual or in a team and apply for the scholarship.

Class 7 Students Scholarship Eligibility criteria

  1. Pre-Matric Merit Scholarship for VJNT/SBC/SC students, Maharashtra

    1. An applicant must belong to SBC/SC/VJNT.
    2. Applicant must be from class 5 to 10
    3. Applicant must be a rank holder in previous standard first or second
    4. No income limit.
  2. Award of Scholarship  to Backward Class student in high schools

    1. An applicant must belong to SC.
    2. An applicant must be from class 5 to 10.
    3. The applicant must have 50% marks in the previous standard last annual examination.
  3. Pre upper primary and pre-secondary Scholarship

    1. Based on the result of the examination conducted in Pune, the scholarship is offered to the student.
  4. Pre-Matric scholarship ( unclean occupation), Maharashtra

    1. Candidate should be studying in class 1 to 10
    2. The parents of the candidate’s occupation  must be flaying, scavenging, tanning, or sweeping
    3. No category restriction and no income limit
  5. State government scholarship

         The student must be with 40% disability or more

  1. Non-governmental aided organization scholarship for Disable, Maharashtra

    1. The applicant should be 40% and above disability.
    2. Should be a domicile of Maharashtra state
  2. Suvarna Mahotsavi scholarship for ST

    1. Candidate should belong to ST 
    2. Candidate should have an attendance  minimum of 80%
    3. Annual family income less than 1,08,000 INR
  3. Scholarship of special educational & vocational training for disabled, Maharashtra

    1. Candidate be visual or hearing impaired or Orthopedically handicapped
    2. Candidate having a minimum of 40% of  disability
    3. Candidate should be a domicile of Maharashtra
    4. Age should be 6-18 for special training
    5. Candidate should be above 18 for vocational training
  4. Pre-matric scholarship for disabled

    1. Candidate or applicant  should be a domicile of Maharashtra
    2. Candidate or applicant should be a student of class 1 – 10
    3. This scholarship has no income criteria
    4. Candidate having 40% of disability, which includes Blind, low vision, hearing impaired, Orthopedically Handicapped, Mentally retarded, Leprosy cured, and mental illness.
  5.  NASA Ames space settlement contest

    1. The student should be studying in class 7 – 12
    2. The student can be of any nationality
    3. An Individual or group of members from 2-5 as small team and group of 6 and more as large teams

Class 7 Students Scholarship Rewards and benefits

  1. Pre-Matric Merit Scholarship for VJNT/SBC/SC students

Students from class 5 to 7 will receive INR 200 per annum as scholarship

  1. Award of Scholarship  to Backward Class student in high schools

    1. Students from class 5 to 7 will receive INR 50 every month for 10 months as scholarship
    2. Students from class 8 to 10 will receive INR 100 every month for 10 months as scholarship
  2. Pre upper primary and pre-secondary Scholarship

    1. Stipend ranges from 300 to 1500 based on the set of papers attempted.
  3. Pre-Matric scholarship ( unclean occupation)

    1. For hostellers – INR 700/month for 10 months for class 3 to 10 and INR 1000 per annum per student for ad-hoc
    2. For day scholars- INR 110/month for 10 months for class 1 to 10 and INR 750 per annum per student for ad-hoc
  4. State government scholarship

    1. Mentally challenged students & Students in class 5-7 will get 150 INR
    2. Students with a disability will get 300 INR
  5. Non-governmental aided organization scholarship for Disable

    1. Free education till the age of 18.
    2. Vocational training for the disabled above 18 years of age.
    3. Free food, shelter, and education in a residential institution.
  6. Suvarna Mahotsavi scholarship for ST

Students from class 5 -7 will receive 1500 INR for 10 months as a scholarship, which will be given in 3 installments.

  1. Scholarship of special educational & vocational training for disabled

    1. Free education in the suitable environment until the age of 18
    2. After 18,  students will be provided with vocational training with the necessities of life, such as shelter, food, education, and clothing.
  2. Pre-matric scholarship for disabled

    1. Students from class 5 to 7 will be given INR 150 per month
    2. The student who is Mentally retarded or mentally ill will be given INR 150 per month up to the age of 18
    3. For disabled trainees 300 INR per month
  3. NASA Ames space settlement contest

    1. NASA Certificate will be provided to all winners
    2. The best submission will get the grand prize
    3. Highest scoring teams or individual will get USD 3000 as a prize

 

How to apply for a Class 7 Students scholarship?

  1. Pre-Matric Merit Scholarship for VJNT/SBC/SC students

    1. The applicant has to register online on their site 
    2. Apply for the scholarship using mobile number registered with their Aadhaar card
  2. Award of Scholarship  to Backward Class student in high schools

    1. No application procedure 
    2. School headmaster has to prepare the list and send it to respective District Social Welfare officer, Zilla Parishad
  3. Pre upper primary and pre-secondary Scholarship

    1. The applicant has to register online on their site 
    2. Apply for the scholarship using mobile number registered with their Aadhaar card
  4. Pre-Matric scholarship ( unclean occupation)

    1. The applicant has to register online on their site 
    2. Log in using mobile number registered with their Aadhaar card
    3. Apply for the scholarship and fill the application
  5. State government scholarship

    1. The applicant has to register online on their site 
    2. Log in using mobile number registered with their Aadhaar card
    3. Apply for the scholarship and fill the application
  6. Non-governmental aided organization scholarship for Disable

    1. Candidate can request for the application form from the college
    2. Fill the form and submit it to the college.
  7. Suvarna Mahotsavi scholarship for ST

    1. The applicant has to register online on their site 
    2. Log in using mobile number registered with their Aadhaar card
    3. Apply for the scholarship and fill the application
  8. Scholarship of special educational & vocational training for disabled

    1. Get the form from the government institute
    2. Fill the application form and attach all the necessary documents
    3. Submit Back to the government institution
  9. Pre-matric scholarship for disabled

    1. Candidate can request the application from the school
    2. Fill the details and attach all the required documents
    3. Submit to school after filling the form
  10.  NASA Ames space settlement contest, Maharashtra

    1. Fill the Online application form:

                     http://www.nss.org/settlement/nasa/Contest/entryForm.html

    1. Fill the details carefully
    2. Attach the necessary documents 
    3. Send the mail to nss-contest-testimonial@nss.org

Scholarship Renewal steps

Every student should be aware of the fact that a scholarship is valid for only the recent academic year, and it has to be renewed every year. If you do not renew, the scholarship will be invalid. Various problems are faced by students when they renew the scheme of scholarship they already have. Here are the steps students should follow to renew the scholarship successfully. Below mentioned are the steps that will assist the students in renewing their scholarship schemes-

  1. The student must cross-check whether they fulfill the basic criteria or not. They must have a minimum of 75% attendance.
  2. If the first criteria are satisfied, then the student has to search out the respective portal of the ongoing scholarship.
  3. Log in with your ID into the website of the scholarship portal.
  4. Enter your valid details like your application ID and other documents, including attendance proof.
  5. Avoid entering the wrong details, which can result in rejection.
  6. Update your correct details while you fill-up the renewal application, keep in mind that wrong details will disqualify your application.
  7. After checking all the details twice, click on the submit button. 
  8. Now check the dashboard of the portal and check the application form.
  9.  Click on the application and see the status.
  10.  Take a print out of filled application form.

Conclusion:

The above top 10 scholarships almost have the same motive of educating children in every class of society. The government is putting efforts into increasing awareness of education in the country and eradicating illiteracy. Let us make sure to take advantage of this scholarship and educate the child. So spreading the word about the scholarship for class 7 students is our responsibility and be a helping hand to the government and society.