Minority students can apply till 30th September,2016
The Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs (Independent Charge) Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that the Minority Affairs Ministry has taken this decision keeping in mind, a large number of requests and suggestions received from people across the country regarding extension of last date .Shri Naqvi said that the decision was taken in the interest of needy students from poor sections of the Minority communities.
The aim of scholarship at pre-matric level is to encourage parents from minority communities to send their school going children to school, lighten their financial burden on school education and sustain their efforts to support their children to complete school education.
The objective of scholarship at Post-matric level is to award scholarships to meritorious students belonging to economically weaker sections of minority community so as to provide them better opportunities for higher education; increase their rate of attainment in higher education and enhance their employability.
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