Scholarship for students Staff Reporter GUWAHATI, Jan 7 – The Assam Higher Secondary Education Council has invited applications from the students who have passed the HS exams in 2008 for a Central government scholarship.
The Government of India has introduced a scholarship scheme for college and university students from the financial year 2008-09 onwards. This scheme is aimed to benefit the meritorious students from the low income group. For girl students, 50 percent of the scholarship is reserved. The amount of the scholarship is Rs 1000 per month for graduate level study and Rs 2000 per month for post graduate level study.
The eligibility conditions include clearing the HS exams in 2008 with 80 percent marks and above, the applicants should be pursuing regular course of study in a recognized institution after passing HS, they should not be availing of any other scholarship and should be from the non-creamy layer.
Students fulfilling the conditions can collect their application forms from the institutions where they completed their HS and submit their forms within January 20 to the council.