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Post-Matric Scholarship for Minority Students for 2015-16

Minorities Affairs

Update: Last Date for Application extended upto 15th October, 2015.

West Bengal Minorities’ Development & Finance Corporation
(A Statutory Corporation of Govt. of West Bengal)

In terms of announcement of MoMA, GOI,
Applications are invited for Post-Matric Scholarship for the year 2015-2016
(For Minority Students)

The West Bengal Minorities’ Development & Finance Corporation invites online applications from meritorious students belonging to Minority Communities (i.e. Buddhist, Christian, Jain, Muslim, Parsee and Sikh) who are pursuing Higher Secondary, Under Graduate, and Post Graduate Level in recognised institution under recognised Boards/ Universities of West Bengal and other states of India. Renewal application can be made by using the Account No. used for the year 2014-15 session in which he/she got the Scholarship. Uploading of the copies of documents is mandatory for all the Fresh and Renewal applications.

The Eligibility Criteria are as follows:

1. He/ She must be the citizen of India and domicile of West Bengal.

2. His/ Her annual family income should not exceed Rs. 2.00 lakh.

3. He/ She should have obtained minimum 50% marks in the last final examination of the Board/ University.

General Terms & Conditions:

1. The eligible students are to apply Online at www.scholarships.gov.in

2. Timeline for 2015-16:-

Sl. No. Activities Fresh Renewal
1 Submission of Online Applications for Fresh/Renewal Scholarship by the students. 01st June to 15th September, 2015 01st June to 10th October, 2015
2 Scrutiny of online application by Institution. 01st June to 05th October, 2015 01st June to 31st October, 2015
3 Scrutiny of online application by State/UT Administration. 01st July to 15th October, 2015 01st July to 08th November, 2015

3. Necessary Documents for uploading:-

a) Scanned copy of Previous year mark sheet of students

b) Scanned copy of self Declaration by the student

c) Scanned copy of parental Income Certificate( duly signed by Revenue authority/Tehsildar, form 16 is not acceptable)

d) Student’s Bank A/C Pass Book

e) Scanned copy of Institute verification form.

f) Student’s Photo

g) Scanned copy of Religion Certificate (Self Declaration)

4. Only online applications under Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme from the applicants having minimum 50% marks will be accepted.

5. 30% Scholarship has been kept reserved for the Girl Students.

NB: I) The applications without uploading the documents will be rejected.

II) Mobile Number given to the online application shall not be changed in future because latest update will be informed time to time through SMS alert.

III) Once finalized the online Application student should not change/ modify the details.

IV) Distance Education applications are likely to be rejected.

V) No need to submit any Printed Version of hard copy.

Sd/- Managing Director
WBMDFC

“AMBER”, DD-27/E, SALT LAKE CITY, SEC-I, KOLKATA-700064
Help Line:-Toll Free No-1800-120-2130, Website: www.wbmdfc.org
Contact No: 033-2321-0901/033-4004-7468/033-4004-7469

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