Scheme Type:

Scholarship for students from class I to X


To encourage the parents of children belonging to minority communities to send their children to school, ease their financial burden on education and help them in completing high school.

Quantum of Assistance:

Scholarship amount ranges from Rs. 1100/- to Rs. 11000/- p.a., subject to actual.

Method of Implementation:
Eligibility Criteria:
  1. Applicant must be a domicile of West Bengal.
  2. Must be studying in a School/ Institution recognized by an educational board/ council/ university of the State/ Central Government.
  3. Must have secured not less than 50% marks of equivalent grade in the previous final examination.
  4. The annual family income should not exceed Rs. 2 lakh.
  5. Students studying in institutes outside West Bengal will not be eligible.
When and Where to Apply:

Online Application in May/June every year through

Nodal Organisation:
West Bengal Minorities Development & Finance Corporation