July 5, 2012 admin

Punjab invites applications for post Matric scholarship for minority students

CHANDIGARH, July 15 :  With a view to enable the meritorious students belonging to economically weaker section of minority communities to pursing higher education from class XI to Ph.D and technically/vocational courses, the  Punjab govt. has invited applications for post metric scholarship for the academic session 2012-13.
Disclosing this here today a spokesman of Punjab Government said that the scholarship under the scheme of Government of India,  would be provided to those students who have not less than 50% marks in the previous final examination and the annual income of their parents should not exceeded Rs. 2 lac. Scholarship will not be given to more than two students in a family. The scholarship would be awarded for studies in India only, spokesman added.
The spokesman further said that eligible applicants may send their application on prescribed format for grant of scholarship to the Directorate of Welfare of SCs and BCs, Punjab through the head of school/collage/institute of the student latest by 30-09-2012.  Application forms and other relevant information can be downloaded from the web site www.miniorityaffairs.gov.in.

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