By A Staff Writer
Directorate of Minorities has invited applications from students belonging to Minorities for scholarships for post-Matric courses like PUC 1st and 2nd year, ITI, JOC, Plytechnic, Diploma, Paramedical Diploma, D.Ed. D. Pharma, Graduation”BA, B.Sc, B.Com, BBM, BCA, BSW, B.Ed, B. P.Ed. B. Libsc, post graduation”MA, M.Sc, M.Com, MSW, M.Ed. M. PEd, MTA, PG Diploma etc and M.Phil and Ph.D., etc for the 2013-14.
For online application the students can log onto : www.momascholarship.gov.in. (The filling in of application can also be viewed on “How to apply for Post Matric Scholarship? By visiting www.gokdom.com
Minorities include Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Parsis. The scholarships are offered by the Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India. But Minorities Departments in various states are nodal agencies to process the application.
The candidates who have scored more than 50% marks in previous exam and semester are eligible to apply. Annual income of their parents should not be more than Rs. 2 lakh per year. Those students who availed of the scholarship for the last year (i.e., 2012-13) can apply for renewal.
The application necessitates bank account and details of the accounts need to be filled into the form. Students in Mysore, Dharwad and Tumkur districts will need to fill in Aadhar Card number too.
The last date for submission of online application for fresh candidates is September 30, 2013. For those sending the application on hard copy it is October 10, 2013. It should be sent to Directorate of Minorities, 20th floor, V. V. Tower, Bangalore-560001. (Candidates in other states can enquire about the Minorities Dept in their respective states)
For submission of online application for renewal in December 10, 2013. Students can even make inquiries by calling 080-22863617, 22863618 in Bangalore.
By A Staff Writer