Pre Matric Scholarship Scheme for Minorities Online Application @

Published Date - 30 July 2018 04:46:15 Updated Date - 30 July 2018 04:48:24

Ministry of Minority Affairs (MOMA) is inviting online applications for Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme 2018 for Minorities.The scholarship at pre-matric level will encourage parents from minority communities to send their school going children to school, lighten their financial burden on school education and sustain their efforts to support their children to complete school education. The scheme will form the foundation for their educational attainment and provide a level playing field in the competitive employment arena. Empowerment through education, which is one of the objectives of this scheme, has the potential to lead to upliftment of the socio economic conditions of the minority communities.

Interested candidates can fill Pre Matric Scholarship Scheme Online Application Form for minorities at

This assistance is given as admission fees, tuition fees and maintenance allowance to students studying in class I to X in any govt. / private schools. Only 2 students from single family can avail these benefits. The main aim is to encourage parents to send children to school, lessen financial burden and enable them to complete school education.

Pre Matric Scholarship is to be implemented under the Prime Minister’s New 15 Point Programme from List of Minority Welfare Schemes. Last Date to apply online for Pre Matric Scholarship 2018-19 is 30 September 2018.

Pre-Matric Minority Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

Any eligible student studying in Class 1st to 10th in any govt. or private school can apply for the Pre Matric Scholarship Scheme. Eligibility Criteria for Pre-Matric Minority Scholarship is mentioned below:-

  1. Applicants must have secured at-least 50% marks in the previous final examination.
  2. Annual income of the family of the applicant from all sources must not exceed Rs. 1 lakh per annum.

Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Buddhists, Jains and Zoroastrians (Parsis) have been notified as minority communities. Moreover, 30% of scholarships will be earmarked for girl students.

Pre Matric Scholarship Scheme Online Application Form for Minorities

Below is the complete procedure to apply online for Pre Matric Scholarship Scheme for Minorities:-

  • Visit the official National Scholarship Portal at
  • At the homepage, go the “Central Schemes” section and click the “Ministry of Minority Affairs” sub-section. Then click at the “Apply” link in front of ‘Pre Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities’ ore directly click this link
  • Then the Pre Matric Minority Scholarship Login Page will appear on the screen.
  • Next click at “New Student ? Register Here” link to open the Pre Matric Scholarship Registration Form.
  • Fill the necessary details, click at the “Register” button to get Username and ID on your registered Mobile Number.
  • After candidates can “Login” using the details sent on Mobile number, Verify OTP, Change Password and then click at the “Apply link” on the dashboard to fill the Pre Matric Scholarship 2018 Online Application Form will appear on the screen.
  • Fill the complete details and click at the “Save & Continue” button to complete the online application process for Pre Matric Scholarship Scheme 2018-19.

This scheme focuses on Minorities Empowerment through education and will lead to upliftment of socio economic conditions of the students from minority communities.

Pre Matric Scholarship 2018-19 – Duration & Rate of Scholarship

Govt. will provide Pre Matric Scholarship 2018 for the entire course duration. However, maintenance allowance is only given for 10 months in an academic year. The rate of Scholarship is given below:-
Pre Matric Scholarship 2018 Amount



Day Scholars

Admission Fee from Class VI to X

Rs. 500 p.a

Rs. 500 p.a

Tuition fee from class VI to X

Rs. 350 p.m

Rs. 350 p.m

Maintenance Allowance (Class I to V)


Rs. 100 p.m

Maintenance Allowance (Class VI to X)

Rs. 600 p.m

Rs. 100 p.m

This scheme would be implemented through the State Government / Union Territory administration. To get all the details, click at the link – Pre Matric Scholarship 2018 Scheme Details


— For more details, visit the official website


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