Scholarship Scheme for Students of Minority Communities, Maharashtra 2017-18

Minorities Development Department, Government of Maharashtra announces the Scholarship Scheme for Students of Minority Communities, Maharashtra 2017-18 for the poor and meritorious students who are pursuing professional courses in Maharashtra. The communities that are included in this scheme are Muslim, Buddhist, Christian, Sikh, Parsi, Jain & Jews.

Contact No.: 18001025311 E-mail Id:

In order to be eligible, an applicant must-Be a permanent resident of Maharashtra.Have passed the SSC examination from the Maharashtra State.Be a bonafide student of the approved professional institute in India.Have the annual income from all sources not more than INR 6,00,000.

Note- The applicants who are not holding any other scholarship will be eligible for this scholarship.The female applicants will get a reservation of 30 percent.

How to Apply:

Step 1: Click here to register as a new user. (Note: Candidate should have a mobile number registered with their Aadhaar card to ensure seamless and fast application process.)

Step 2: Complete the Aadhaar authentication process either through OTP or biometric.

Step 3: The candidates will receive an OTP on their registered mobile number if they opt for OTP authentication.

Step 4: Complete the registration process by filling in all required details.

Step 5: Log in using username or password.

Step 6: Complete the application process for the scholarship.

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