Scholarships for minorities (MOMA), check pre matric, Post matric , apply online, last date !!!

Ministry of Minority Affairs (MOMA) came up with a scholarship name as MOMA Scholarship for Minorities 2021, which has an objective to support economically weaker sections of minority community students (Christian, Buddhist, Jain, Muslim, Sikh, and Parsi).

It is a part of  National Scholarship Program (NSP) 2020-21 run by the central govt. of India.

Check the complete article to find the start date, last date, eligibility, helpline no, official website information & much more complete information to apply for this scholarship program.

MOMA Scholarship 2021 information

The scholarship will be awarded for studies in India in a government or in a private higher secondary school/college or university.

It will also cover technical and vocational courses in Industrial Training Institutes(ITI) / Industrial Training Centers affiliated with the National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT) of classes XI and XII level including Polytechnics and other courses.

Note : – Certificate courses are not covered and any course of less than one-year duration is also not covered under this scheme.

MOMA scholarship for minorities types :

 There are 3 sections/categories by which this scholarship is offering to needy students & they are….

  1. Pre Matric Scholarships  for Minorities: 

      This is applicable till pre-matric level (up to 10’th class ).

  2. Post Matric Scholarships for Minorities:

      This is applicable from 11’th class to P.HD level.

  3. Merit Cum Means Scholarship For Professional and Technical Courses CS:

    This is applicable for students willing to proceed after expert or specialized classes at alumni or at the graduate level.

Eligibility criteria for MOMA scholarship 2021 :

Below is the reference table to check out eligibility conditions as per scholarship category type.

Type of MOMA scholarship Eligibility conditions 1 Eligibility conditions 2 Eligibility conditions 3 Eligibility conditions 4
Pre Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities Belongs to either of community – Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Buddhists, Jain and Zoroastrians (Parsis)

students who have secured not less than 50% marks / equivalent grade in their previous final examination

annual income of their parents/guardians does not exceed INR 1.00 lakh  from all sources applicable for upto metric (10’th class)
Post Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities Belongs to either of community – Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Buddhists, Jain and Zoroastrians (Parsis)

students who have secured not less than 50% marks / equivalent grade in their previous final examination

annual income of their parents/guardians does not exceed INR 2.00 lakh  from all sources applicable from 11′ th class to P.HD level
Merit Cum Means Scholarship For Professional and Technical Courses CS Belongs to either of community – Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Buddhists, Jain and Zoroastrians (Parsis) students who have secured not less than 50% marks / equivalent grade in their previous final examination annual income of their parents/guardians does not exceed INR 2.50 lakh  from all sources This is applicable for students willing to proceed after expert or specialized classes at alumni or at graduate level.

MOMA scholarship allowances list :

Below is the bifurcation of various allowances offered by MOMA scholarship.

Note : for ease of understanding bifurcation has been presented class wise & allowance wise.

Class 1 to 5

Maintenance allowance : Rs.100 per month (for day scholars)

Class 6 to 10

     Admission fee : INR 500 per year subject to actuals (for day scholars and hosteler)

    Tuition fee : Rs.350 per month subject to actuals (for day scholars and hosteler

    Maintenance allowance : Rs.600 per month (for hosteler) Rs. 100 per month (for day scholars)

Class 11 and 12

Admission &Tuition Fee : INR 7000 /year (for both hostels and day scholars)

 Class 11 and 12 (Both vocational and technical courses are included)

Maintenance allowance : INR 380 per month (for hosteler) .INR 230 per month (for day scholars).

Technical and Vocational courses (Class 11’th and 12’th )

Admission and course/tuition fee : INR 10,000 / year (for both hostels and day scholars)

UG and PG level

Admission And tuition fee : INR 3,000 for both hostellers day scholars per year.

UG & PG level (Technical courses & other Professional courses)

Maintenance allowance : INR 570 per month (for hostellers). INR 300 /Month (For day scholars)

M.Phil. & PhD

Maintenance allowance : INR 1200 per month – For hostellers. INR 550/- per month – For day scholars..

MOMA scholarship 2021-22 documents required Checklist :

Below mention documents are the key documents as per requirement of MOMA.

  • A photograph of candidate
  • Aadhar card of candidate
  • Bank details
  • Family income proof / certificate
  • Self -certified community certificate for the candidate who has attained 18 years of age.
  • Community Certificate certified by parent/guardian of the student if under 18 years of age
  • Educational mark-sheet showing the minimum qualifying marks i.e. 50%
  • Domicile certificate for the state

Earmark (Reservation) imposed by MOMA :

Below 3 are the reservation conditions set by MOMA pertains to scholarship disbursement.

  • 30 percentage of scholarship is reserved for Female candidate of one minority community. It will be transfer to Male candidate in case female candidate is not available.
  • If Target no of scholarship for one particular community is not utilized then it would be distributed among other state with condition to transfer it to same community
  • A student who is residing in a particular state or in Union Territory (UT) will only be eligible for scholarship quota of that state.

Selection process for MOMA scholarship 2021 :

Selection process has been divided into two parts i.e. Fresh & Renewal applications. Read below details to get insights about selection process

  • Fresh Registration :

    there are fixed and limited no’s for fresh registration and weightage will be given to poverty rather than marks.

          In case of same income weightage will be given as per DOB (senior is preferred)

  • Renewal :

    Renewal applicant will receive the scholarship if he/she has obtained 50% in his/her previous year’s examinations (at the same institute & in same course as well)

MOMA scholarship 2021 apply online :

New User Registration

  1. Login to scholarships.gov.in
  2. Click on New Registration (icon marked in black color circle)

NSP registration

     3. Tick all below checkpoints after reading all given instruction and process with continue

     4. Fill all below given information and register for new user by filling scholarship form

NSP Registration Form

      5. Upload all required documents as requested in MOMA scholarship application form

      6. Pay your fees as requested

      7. Click on submit button to complete final step.

Renewal application form

  1. Login to scholarships.gov.in
  2. Click on New Registration
  3. Click on apply for renewal
  4. Login with Old User ID & password (created in earlier years to apply for this scholarship)
  5. Fill up the application form
  6. Submit all required details
  7. Click on submit button to complete final step.

Instruction related to bank account details :

Below are the steps of instructions need to adhere while filing bank details at the time of registration. These details are important as incorrect/false information can lead to your application cancellation.

  • Students must select their bank and branch name carefully from the drop down list provided.
  • Complete account no. must be entered correctly. Students are requested to get their account number verified by their respective Bank Branch including Bank account number & IFS Code.
  • If bank details entered by students found incorrect or not validated by the student’s bank, in that case scholarship will be cancelled.
  • Bank Account holders must check their (KYC) status from their respective bank.
  • Bank Account must be operational and active till the scholarship is disbursed by MOMA.
  • Bank Account must be in the name of the student/applicant only

Important links & MOMA Helpline No’s :

  • MOMA Scholarship Official Website : https://scholarships.gov.in/
  • FAQ (Frequently asked question) : https://scholarships.gov.in/public/FAQ/FAQ_MOMA.pdf
  • MOMA scholarship Helpline no : 0120 – 6619540
  • Helpdesk Email : helpdesk@nsp.gov.in

 

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