WB Scholarship 2020 is a small initiative taken by the government of West Bengal for the students belonging to underprivileged backgrounds. These scholarships are actually creating a great platform in terms of reducing the rate of drop out of students. The main aim of this scholarship is to support the study through financial means for the students who are meritorious and willing to pursue their studies.
WB Scholarship 2020 -About
There are different scholarships running under the West Bengal Scholarship Scheme. The scheme is open for domicile holders of West Bengal under the school and college level. Through these scholarships, the state gives an opportunity to the meritorious students to apply for colleges like (IIM, Kolkata), Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, Indian Institute of Science Education, and Research (Kolkata) and National Institute of Technology (Durgapur). These scholarships are being offered on the basis of categories like:
- Economic Status
- Girl candidates.
- Academic excellence.
- General/SC/ST/OBC/EBC/BC etc.
To get all the details about WB scholarship 2020 check out summarized scholarships and also check WB Scholarship online application.
List of WB Scholarship 2020
There are many scholarships that are running under this scheme which are as follows:
1) Swami Vivekananda MCM Scholarship for Minorities, West Bengal.
Swami Vivekananda Merit-cum-Means Scholarship 2020 invites all the under privilege minority students of West Bengal to pursue their higher studies. The website further can be accessible for online renewal applications of fresh candidates who received SVMCM Scholarship after passing the qualifying exam in this year. Students from class 11th to postgraduate level. The selected candidates will get amount from INR 12k to INR 60k P/A.
Deadline to Apply
15th November 2020 (tentative).
2) WB Bigyani Kanya Medha Britti Scheme
Bigyani Kanya Scholarship mainly focuses on girl child education after completing the 12th. The scholarship is offered to all the girl candidates who are Indian nationals and are studying in any Science /medicine /engineering institutes of West Bengal. The selected girl will be rewarded INR 2000 per month for five years.
Application forms are running on the official website one can apply before 31st August 2020.
3) West Bengal SC, OBC, ST Post Matric Scholarship for SC/ST/OBC
This scheme is offered by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India, and is also running in Tripura state. This scheme is for the SC/ST/OBC students studying in class 11th to PG level. The scholarship aims to offer financial support for the education to the students whose annual income is INR 2 lakh to 2, 50,000 P/A in case of SC/ST category and 1 lakh in case of OBC category. Candidates will get INR 160 to INR 750 per month.
The tentative deadline to apply for this is 2nd December 2020.
4) Pre-matric WB Scholarship for SC-ST Students
The government of West Bengal under the Backward Classes Welfare Department is offering this scholarship to the stud nets of class 9th and 10th. This scholarship is properly managed by the Ministry of Social Justice and empowerment, Government of India. The applicant’s family income should not be more than 2.5 lakh P/A. The students will be rewarded INR 150 per month to INR 1000 P/A (Adhoc grant).
One can apply in the mid of May for this scholarship.
5) Hind Scholarship Scheme, West Bengal
Hind Scholarship is offered by the Department of Higher Education, Science and Technology, and Biotechnology, Government of West Bengal. The main of this scholarship is to encourage the Hindi language in non- Hindi speaking states like West Bengal. Students studying in Madhaymik, higher secondary, graduation, PG, or any equivalent degree course. Applicant must have Hindi as one of a subject in his/her last subject. The selected candidate will get INR 300 per month to INR 1000 per month.
Deadline to apply
One can apply between Octobers to December.
WB Scholarship Online Application
After checking your eligibility criteria, you can apply through various mediums that can be offline or online. Different WB scholarships are also being operated through OASIS Scholarship Portal that is giving an easy medium to apply. One can apply through the mentioned mode in the table given below. Make sure you fill all the important information correctly to avoid cancellation. Submit your application before the last date. Check out how you can apply for a different WB scholarship.
Swami Vivekananda West Bengal MCM Scheme
Apply through West Bengal Minorities Development & Finance Corporation’s online website of Swami Vivekananda Scholarship
Bigyani Kanya Medha Britti Scholarship, West Bengal
Apply via JBNSTS, Kolkata
West Bengal Post Matric Scholarship for SC/ST/OBC
West Bengal Pre-matric Scholarship for SC&ST students
Apply online through OASIS portal
Hindi Scholarship Scheme, West Bengal
Apply through offline medium
So these are few mentioned WB scholarships that are making a difference in the life of children by providing them a privilege to carry on with their education and shaping their career in the best possible way. The scholarships not only offering the education but also have lowered the rate of dropouts in the state. Pick your scholarship according to your need and do not forget to cross-check the last date form the official website. If you have any queries regarding the mentioned above schemes or any other scholarship, please comment in the section below.