Pre-matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities - Scholarships and Contests for Indian Students

Saturday, 11 September 2021

Pre-matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

Scholarships under this scheme will be available for students studying in classes IX & X

Only Indian Nationals will be eligible for scholarships. 
The students having less than 40% disability (Certified by competent medical authority of the state Governments/UTs.) are not eligible.
He/ she should be studying in Class 9th or Class 10th in any government school or in a school that is approved by the government or by the Central/ State board.
The students should be a regular student studying on a full-time basis.
Maximum two children of the same parents are eligible to avail benefits under this scholarship. However, in such cases where the second child is twin, the scholarship can be availed by both children.
A student should not be availing benefits under any other scholarship scheme. In such cases, the student will be asked to opt for any one of the scholarships. However, a student can get food and lodging assistance from the government. He/ she can also get financial assistance for purchasing books, equipment/tool, and other gadgets related to studies. 
This scholarship is given only for one year to study in any particular class. If a student fails and repeats the same class, scholarship to study in that class will not be given any further.
The annual family income of the parents from all sources should not exceed ₹ 2.0 lakhs.

Scholarship Amount

The rates of the monthly stipend under this scholarship are as follows –

For Hostellers – They get ₹ 800 on a monthly basis for 12 months. Students also receive an additional grant of ₹ 1000 to meet any additional study-related expenses.

For Day Scholars – They get ₹ 500 on a monthly basis for 12 months. An additional amount of ₹ 1000 is also given to meet any study-related expenses.

Disability Allowance

Type of Disability

Allowance Amount (in Rupees per annum)

Intellectual Disabilities

₹ 4000

Visually Impaired

₹ 4000

Hearing Impaired

₹ 2000

Physically Impaired

₹ 2000

Other types of disability not covered above

₹ 2000

Last Date: 15.11.2021

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