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Ministry of Tribal Affairs provides financial assistance to the Tribal students to get higher education inter-alia in engineering, technology and science under the following schemes:
- Post Matric Scholarships to ST Students.
- National Overseas Scholarships for ST candidates.
- National Fellowship & Scholarship for Higher Education of ST Students.
Under the scheme of National Overseas Scholarships for ST candidates and National Fellowship & Scholarship for Higher Education, there is no state-wise release of funds. Hence, year-wise number of beneficiaries covered and fund released under the two schemes alongwith State-wise release of funds and beneficiaries covered including the State of Madhya Pradesh during the last three years and current year under Post Matric Scholarship Scheme is furnished below.
Under the scheme of National Overseas Scholarships for ST candidates, this Ministry provides financial assistance to students for pursuing higher studies abroad. The students are required to pursue their respective studies in a country of choice and are required to make their own efforts in seeking admission in accredited Universities/ institutions in programmes/fields specified in the scheme. This Ministry strives to provide clarifications and guidance to prospective candidates wherever it is sought to ensure a smooth process.
Fund Released and Beneficiaries covered under the Scheme of Post Matric Scholarship for ST students
|Sl.No.||Name of the State/UT||2015-16||2016-17||2017-18|
|6||Daman & Diu||0||328||196|
|10||Jammu & Kashmir||21000||13854||16905|
|Note: Beneficiary details for 2018-19 not available as the current year is still under progress.|
Details of beneficiaries under the scheme of National Overseas scholarship (NOS) during 2015-16 to 2018-19
(As on 30.01.2019)
|15||16||20||Selection under process|
Details of year-wise beneficiaries under National Fellowship and Scholarship for Higher Education for ST students during 2015-16 to 2018-19
(As on 07.02.2019)
Beneficiaries under the scheme of scholarship (Top Class Edu) during 2015-16 to 2018-19
(as on 07-02-2019)
This information was given by Shri Jaswantsinh Bhabhor, Minister of State for Tribal Affairs in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.