Pre Matric Scholarship to Schedule Tribes (ST) students of Assam

OBJBCTIVE:-

In order to improve the level of education among the poor ST students studying in Class I to VIII a scheme of Pre Matric Scholarship for the benefit of children belonging to weaker section among STs has been formulated by the State Govt. as 100% state share with the object in view.

SCOPE:-

STs living below double poverty line form a bigger chunk of population and it is proposed to award scholarship to school going children of poorer ST parents whose annual income is below double poverty line.

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ELIGIBILITY:-

Scholarship will be awarded to those students whose parents/guardians income does not exceed Rs. 50,000/- per annum.

Duration and Courses of studies:-

The scholarships may be given Class I to VIII of Pre Matric stage. The academic year will be for 12 months.

Value of Scholarship:-

The students will be covered from Class I to VIII. The rates of Scholarships will be as under :-Rs. 100/- per month for 12 months i.e each students will be awarded an amount of Rs. 1200/- per annum.

 

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