In this blog, we have listed down the popular Scholarship for Indian Students after 12th 2018. We have also mentioned briefly about each scholarship. Most of the scholarships can only be availed after giving the required entrance exam, but there are few which offer scholarship directly on first come and first serve basis, these can be applied through online only.
What Scholarship am I Eligible After 12th?
I have been doing a lot of counseling sessions for class 12th Students. One the most common question asked is What are the popular Scholarships for Indian Students after 12th. With this question, I realize that students are really concerned about how they will afford the fee for higher Studies if they have to take admission in private colleges.
List Of Scholarships After 12th 2018-19
In this blog, we are going to list some of the renowned scholarships in India after 12th which students can apply for their higher education.
|Scholarship Name||Eligibility||Last Date to Apply|
|AIYSEE Scholarship||12th class||31-Mar|
|National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) 2019||12th Passed||24-Apr|
|All India Pre-Medical Scholarship Test (Primary) 2019||12th and 12th Passed||30-Nov|
|Post Matric Scholarship For OBC Students, Tripura 2018||11th to Post Graduate||30-Nov|
|Post Matric Scholarship For SC/ST Students, Haryana 2018||11th to 12th||30-Nov|
|Uniform Subsidy To School Students, Delhi 2018-19||Nursery to 12th||30-Nov|
|Free Supply Of Stationary For SC/ST/OBC Minority Students, Delhi 2018||6th to 12th||30-Nov|
|Free Supply Of Text Book For Govt. And Aided Students, Delhi 2018-19||Nursery to 12th||30-Nov|
Scholarships For 12th Passed Students 2018 – Details
NIU Scholarship Cum Admission Test (NSAT)
NIU Scholarship cum admission test is conducted by Noda International University. The scholarship is offered to the students who have scored well in NSAT 2019. The scholarship will be given to those candidates who are seeking for admission in masters or bachelors course in this college. Top performing students can apply for a 70% tuition fee waiver.
Candidates seeking admission must be graduate or undergraduate and applying for courses like:
- B.Tech+MBA, B.Tech+ M.Tech
- BALLB, BBALLB
Candidates can avail up to 70% tuition fee waiver.
Last Date To Apply
31st May this is extended to 10th June 2019
To Apply – Click Here
National Entrance Screening Test is a well known national level entrance test conducted by the National Institute of Science Education Research. It is conducted for the students willing to take admission to M.Sc. program in basic sciences like Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics. The NEST 2019 is scheduled to be conducted in the month of June 2019. The entrance examination test is made is set from subjects like Physics, chemistry, biology and mathematics.
NEST Eligibility Criteria
- Applicants must have a date of birth before August 1998.
- Must be 10+2 from a well known authentic board.
- Final year students can also apply.
- Students from science stream will be given preference.
Important Dates to Apply
Students can apply till April 24, 2019.
NEST 2019 Exam Dates
- Online Application – January 2019
- Admit Card Availability – April 25th 2019
- Result – June 18th 2019
How to Apply
- Click on the link given below.
- Click on ‘Apply Now’
- Enteral the mandatory details and register yourself.
- Upload the documents
- Pay the application fee of INR 1000 (Male general /OBC) and INR 500 for
- SC/ST/female/PD applicants.
To Apply – Click Here
All India Youth Scholarship (Entrance Exam) is also known as AIYSEE. It is managed by Central Excise Department(Govt. Of India). It is a national level Entrance examination scholarship program which provides economical help to the meritious students to continue their education.
AIYSEE Eligibility Criteria
It is available only those students who are currently studying or have passed Class 12th. The candidates can also apply who are doing preparation for medical & engineering exams. Students must have 55 % marks in their previous qualifying examination.
Selected candidates will get rewards according to their percentage criteria.
How To Apply
- Click on the below link to apply.
- The registration fee of AIYSEE is INR 1100.
Important Date To Apply
The last date to apply is 31 March 2019
Directorate of Education, Govt of NCT, Delhi invites all the application from deserving candidates to apply for Merit Scholarship for SC/ST/OBC/Minority students, Delhi 2018-19. Students of various backward class from class 1to 12th are eligible to apply for the scholarship. The selection will be done on the basis of marks scored in passing the examination. The candidates belonging to Minority class are eligible to get scholarships like:
- Pre Matric Scholarship (SC/ST/OBC/Minority Category)
- Post Matric Scholarship (SC/ST/OBC/Minority Category)
- Merit cum Means Scholarship (SC/ST/OBC/minority category)
For candidates belonging to SC/ST/Minority categories, the scholarship will be offered from class 1st and for OBC students it is from class 6th onwards. The application process is offline through the student’s respective school.
Last date – 30th November 2019
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Looking More Scholarships
Students need to well informed about each scholarship and steps they have to take to participate. There are few scholarships started by Govt of Indian, which is specifically designed to help financially weaker class students. They not only cover course fee but also help in financing the other related expenses like hostel fee, books etc. So if you are financially week then you need not be worried about the fee.
Funds are considered blood in the body. It helpful in upgrading the society level by making people more responsible for their country. The same step is taken by the government of Delhi by providing Free Supply of Text Book for Govt and Aided Students, Delhi 2018-19. This scheme aims at providing financial help to the students of class Nursery to 12th in form of textbooks and cash rewards up to 800 for textbooks only. Under this scheme, the Delhi Govt has taken a magnificent step to upgrade the level of backward class in the society by focusing mainly on the education of Govt Aided School. Students from poor section of the society studying from nursery to 12th are eligible for this scheme. It will be the responsibility of a school to apply and provide aids granted by Delhi government.
The deadline to apply for the scheme is 30th November 2019.
To get more details about Scholarship Click here
PRERANA(Post-matric scholarship Registration Release and Network Automation) welcomes all the applicants for PRERANA Post Matric Scholarship for SC/ST/OBC/EBC 2018. This is a small initiative taken by the Govt of Odisha who is majorly focusing on the education of the students belonging to a backward community. The students of SC/ST/OBC/SEBC/EBC community studying at post matric or post-secondary level can apply for this scholarship. Also, the family income should be between or should not exceed more than 2.5 to 1 lakh. The selected student will be given INR 1200 as a maintenance allowance and much more. The opening dates to apply are 1st August 2018 i.e. fresh application and 11 July 2018 for renewing application.
Deadline to apply
The last date to submit online application on 15th October 2018 for both fresh and renewal and last date to submit hard copies to the institution is 31st October 2018 for both fresh and renewal.
Click here to Complete information about PRERANA Scholarship
AICTE-Saksham Scholarship Scheme 2018-19 is the scheme for specially abled candidates who are entering into a diploma/degree level technical course. The scheme is disseminated by All India Council for Technical educations under MHRD. Total 1000 scholarships are available under this scheme.
- Candidates must possess 40 % disability.
- Must have a family income of less than 8 lakh.
- Must be entering in the first year of diploma/degree course at an AICTE approved institution.
The scheme includes tuition fee of INR 30,000 and incidental charges of INR 2000 p/m for 10 months.
Last date to apply 31st October 2019
For more information Click here
Post Matric Scholarship to OBC, Punjab 2018 is offered by Department of Welfare of Scheduled Castes, Backward Classes and Minorities, Government of Punjab. This scholarship is an effective initiative to provide financial assistance to the OBC candidates from class 11th to Ph.D. level. The selection will be done on the basis of the criteria one is completing and also the family income of a candidate.
- To apply for this scholarship, candidates must belong to the OBC category.
- Must be in class 11th or pursuing UG, PG or Ph.D. level course.
- Must have secured 60 % marks
- Family income must not exceed more than 1 Lac.
The scholarship will cover reimbursement of compulsory non-refundable fees, Maintenance allowance, study tour charges, book allowance and reader charges for blind students. The reward will extend up to INR 1000.
Important Date – 30th September 2019
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Nirankari Rajmata Scholarship Scheme 2018-19 is run by Sant Nirankari Charitable Foundation. The trust invites all 12th passed and graduate candidates to apply for this scheme. This scheme focuses on providing financial assistance to the meritorious candidates who are willing to pursue their studies. The board provides a financial platform for the education of the students who are looking forward to professional studies at a higher level.
- Candidates must have secured 90 % in 10+2
- Family income of the students should not exceed more than 3.5 Lacs.
- Candidates must be pursuing their course (UG or PG) from govt. recognized college/institution.
- It is mandatory for a candidate to score 75% every year to renew this scheme.
The scholarship covers the tuition fee of the selected candidates up to INR 50,000.
Candidates will be selected on the basis of
- Marks scored in the qualifying examination.
- Financial income P/A.
- However, preference will be given to the candidates with low family income.
Deadline to Apply- 30th September 2018
To Get More Details Click here
National Scholarship Exam 2018 is conducted by Institute of Career Education Foundation. This organization is registered under Govt. of India. The aim of this test is to provide scholarship assistance to the students of class 5th to 12th and those who have their diploma /degree course. The selection will be done on the basis of marks scored in NSE 2018.
Must be from class 5th to 12th or possess graduate degree or diploma.
How To Apply
Students can apply via a link provided here or by visiting the official website of NSE 2018.
Students need to pay the registration fee of INR 400 online.
Selected candidates will be given scholarship up to INR 35,000.
Last Date to Apply – 30th September 2018
To Apply Click here
MOMA Scholarship 2018- Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme is offered by the Ministry of Minority Affairs. The purpose of the scholarship is to provide financial support to the students from a minority background who wants to pursue their higher education. This scholarship will be given to Class 11th to Ph.D. level. The 30% scholarship is reserved for the girl candidates of the minority community. Only the students of the minority community can apply for this scholarship.
MOMA Scholarship Reward
The selected candidate will get maintenance allowance of INR 10,000 P/A to INR 7000 P/A and maintenance allowance up to 6,600 P/A (according to the stream).
Deadline – 30th September 2018
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IndusInd Foundation Scholarship 2018 is a yearly base Scholarship to all meritious students. IndusInd Foundation is a charitable trust which provides financial support to the students who have passed Class 12th with 80 % marks.
The aim of the scholarship is to support talented students who have not sufficient money to complete their education. Students of all streams can apply in this scholarship. Students who have taken admission in any graduation course can also eligible to the scholarship. The selected candidate will get the amount of scholarship Rs 600 up to Rs 2200.
This scholarship is available only in offline mode. Students need to download the application form and fill out all the details on the form and required documents attach with the form and send to the trust address.
Last Date – 15 September 2018.
Petroleum Conservation Research Association Poem/Song Contest is managed by PCRA, under the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Government of India. All School, College Students & General Public can participate in this contest. The contest theme is “Save fuel for Better Environment and Health”. The main objective of this contest is to spread awareness of less fuel consumption to save our environment. The contest will be conducted in Hindi. Candidates will get prize according to rank. School or College ID Cards mandatory to join this contest.
Last date to apply – 15 August 2018.
Apply This Contest Here Click here
Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for OBC Students is offering by the government of Haryana. This scholarship available for those needy students who belong to the financial weaker category or can’t afford education to complete their studies. Students who are studying in Class 11th to P.G level courses can participate in this scholarship.
Family income of the student should not be more than 1 lakh per annum. Selected candidates will get scholarship Rs 160 to Rs 750 monthly. Copy of the Domicile certificate, Mark sheet, Aadhar card & other required documents must participate in the scholarship.
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Scholarships For Class 12 Science Students
Bigyani Kanya Medha Britti Scholarship is financial support provided by Government of West Bengal. This scholarship basically available to economic weaker girl students who have passed 12th class and pursuing Under Graduate level courses. The eligible girl students will get the amount of scholarship up to Rs 2000 every month for 5 years. Diploma course students are not eligible for the scholarship. Three recent passport size photographs and Proof of 1st-year admission mandatory to apply in this scholarship.
Closing Date To Apply
Girl students can apply in this scholarship till 31st July 2018.
To get more details Click here
Combined Counselling board (CCB) Scholarship is one of the famous scholarships of India. Student Of Class 10th, 12th & graduation can participate in this scholarship for their higher studies. This scholarship gives a platform to financially week students to pursue their studies in various courses. CCB has an association with many leading colleges & universities. Through this scholarship, CCB gives the opportunity to students to take admission in their member colleges. Students who have passed their last exams with 33% to 50% marks can participate in this Scholarship.
CCB Scholarship Eligibility
Students of class 10th, 12th & Graduation can apply for this scholarship. They should have passed their last exams with 33% to 50% marks. Candidate should have their last exam mark sheet, bank account Number & passport size 2 photograph at the time of counseling.
How To Apply
- Students need to click on the given link
- Then Click on Apply Button
- Choose the respective states.
- Enter your Basic details.
- Now you need to put your previous class & course information.
- Enter your contact details properly & Submit.
- Download your application Receipt.
Scholarship Award: The students who will get selected for this scholarship will get up to Rs 60000-Rs 70000 for their further studies. Students will also get Scholarship award of up to Rs 1 Lakh from the respective State Government.
Last Date To Apply
Students need to apply on or Before 30 Jul 2018. Application for Delhi Region has been closed for this particular Scholarship.
Loreal India scholarship is providing only to girl students who have passed class 12th with science stream and getting at least 85 % marks or above, can participate in this scholarship from across India. This scholarship is motivated to girl students to continue their higher education. Their monthly income should not be more than 4 lacs per annum. Proof of College admission and Bank account details must for applying in this scholarship.
Students can participate till 16th July 2018 in this scholarship.
For more information about Loreal, India scholarship Click here
GP Scholarship is offered by G.P. Birla Educational Foundation trust. This scholarship is providing economic support to those students who are suffering from finance problem and don’t have money for future studies. students who have passed class 12th in the year 2017 with 80% marks or more than, can participate in this scholarship. Student who got rank under 15000 in the AIEEE/JEE/AIPMT tests could be the part of scholarship. The eligible student will pursue their studies with the provided scholarship amount worth Rs. 50,000 per year.
Students can participate at 15 July 2018 in this scholarship
For more information about GP Birla, Educational Scholarships Click here
Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Ignite Awards 2018 is being conducted by National Innovation Foundation every year. The objective of this scholarship is to give a platform to innovative thoughts & ideas of students. If you have any innovative idea or thought, then you can participate in this scholarship. Student up to class 12th can participate from across India. The last date of participation in this award is 31st August 2018.
How To Participate
Students can write their ideas in simple text format and send to [email protected].
They can also send their entries by post at Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam IGNITE Awards 2018
National Innovation Foundation – India
Apply online here http://nif.org.in/submitidea.php
Schindler Igniting Minds Scholarship 2019
Schindler Igniting minds Scholarship program is an excellent opportunity for the socially weaker class students. Students who are pursuing their diploma courses after passing 10th or 12th class in engineering courses like civil, electronics, electrical, mechanical, Electronics & telecommunication can participate in this program. The objective of this scholarship to provide financial support to the merit holder students of financial underprivileged families. Every year approx 75 students are being awarded this scholarship.
Schindler Igniting Minds Scholarship Eligibility
Students who have passed their 10th or 12th Exam in science (PCM) with minimum 65% marks & their family income should not be more than 2 Lakh per annum can apply for this Scholarship. Candidates who are already pursuing their diploma course can also apply for this scholarship.
Every year approx 75 students are being awarded this scholarship. 50% of the scholarship is being reversed for the girls. Students who fulfill the eligibility criteria & qualify get a one-time scholarship of Rs 20,000.
How To Apply For This Scholarship
Students who meet the eligibility criteria can click on the link i.e www.buddy4study.com. Students need to register to apply for this scholarship program
Vel Tech Mahatma Gandhi National Merit Scholarships 2019
Vel Tech Mahatma Gandhi National Merit Scholarship was introduced in the year 2009. It was initiated by the Prof. Vel. Dr. R. Rangarajan and Dr. Mrs. Sagunthala Rangarajan with the objective to provide financial assistance to meritorious Indian candidates who want to pursue higher education. The scholarship will be provided for pursuing the undergraduate engineering programme.
Eligibility Criteria for Scholarship after 12th
- Only Indian citizens can apply.
- Pass in 10+2 from a well-recognized educational board.
- Candidates who are appearing 12th examination in the year 2018 can also apply.
How to Apply
Eligible candidates can apply via online or offline mode. The application form must submit latest by 15th January 2018. Candidates applying through offline mode must send the filled-in application form along with demand draft of INR 950 in the following address:
The Director – UG Admission,
400 feet outer ring Avadi,
Reward of Scholarship
Students will receive scholarships based on an aggregate score of PCM/BPC in the following manner:
- Above 95% students – 75% scholarship in tuition fee.
- Between 90-94% students – 50% scholarship in tuition fee.
- 80-89% students – 25% scholarship in tuition fee.
- Between 70-79% students – 10% scholarship in tuition fee.
PCM/BPC toppers from each state/Union territory will be eligible for the 100% scholarship. Also, VTUEEE 2018 top 20 rank holders will be eligible for 75% scholarship in tuition fee and 21-500 rank holders for the 50% scholarship.
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Pradhan Mantri Narendra Modi Ji has launched the scholarship scheme for 10th and 12th passed students seeking admission into various undergraduate and postgraduate professional programmes. To help students modi ji was launched a yojna and provide Scholarship for 12th passed students by Narendra Modi.
PM Modi Scholarship 2018
The Hon’ble prime minister has made available this scheme for the wards/widows of ex-serviceman and ex-serviceman (army, navy, air force). This scheme comes under the central government. There are total 5,500 scholarships allotted to the eligible students. Students can avail PM Modi scholarship 2018 for courses like B.Tech, B.E, BCA, BBA, B.Sc, medical, pharmacy, M.A, B.A, M.Com, M.Sc, Ph.D and B.Com. Here, candidates can get details about the eligibility criteria and also know the steps for filling the application form.
PM Modi Scholarship 2018 Eligibility Criteria
- This scheme is open only for students enrolled in regular studies (not for distant mode students).
- Aspirants must have the first position in the previous examination.
- Age of the student should lie between 18 to 25 years.
- Students whose family income is below INR 6 lacs per annum will be eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.
PM Modi Scholarship 2018 Application Form
- Eligible candidates can apply for PM Modi Scholarship Scheme 2018-2019 via online mode only from the official website of PMSS.
- Before applying, candidates must keep ready details like previous year mark sheet, passport size photograph, age proof (10th class mark sheet), bank details, etc.
- One candidate can apply only for one course, not for multiple courses.
- Candidates can avail the application form from 24th Feb to 31st March, 2018.
Online Application Link For PM Modi Scholarship 2018
Students having 75% in the 12th standard will be eligible for the scholarship of Rs. 1,000/- per month for 10 months. Those who have 85% in qualifying examination will get the scholarship of Rs. 25,000/-. Also, Government of India provides INR 2,000 to the students involved in the course of 4 to 5 years. Students will get amount at their 4th or 5th year. To get the regular benefit of scholarships, candidates have to secure 50% marks in each semester.
SOME OTHER SCHOLARSHIPS FOR 12TH STUDENTS IN INDIA
Gandhi Fellowship 2019
Gandhi Fellowship is being taken care by Kaivalya Education Foundation. It’s a nonprofit organization. This has been given to graduates & post graduates students across all streams. Gandhi fellowship has been created to develop young change leaders, who have the potential & leadership skill to initiate impactful changes in the society. It’s two-year fellowship program to identify young talented students from the top colleges.
Gandhi Fellowship Scholarship Eligibility
Students who have obtained the graduate degree in any discipline and have age less than 26 years can apply for this scholarship. It’s the best suited professional program to the students who look forward to making the unique career choice, which primarily focuses on the social entrepreneurship. Students across all streams across all colleges, who have shown strong leadership quality in their academics & other activities can apply for this fellowship. Academic leadership qualities are being judged on the basis of students participating in state & national level social & entrepreneur activities & events.
Students who get selected for this scholarship gets a monthly scholarship of Rs 14000 for 23 Months. Rs 7000 is being paid every month & remaining 7000 per month is being paid on the completion of fellowship program.i.e after successful completion of fellow students will be paid Rs 1,61,000. Students also get Rs 600 per month for phone expenses along with medical insurance and some other allowances.
Gandhi Fellowship 2018 Application Procedure
Students who are willing to apply for the fellowship can follow the below-given procedure.
- Log on the official
- After clicking you need to put email and you will get verification link on your email to start the application process.
- Once verification is done your application process will start.
- You need to put all required details.
- Upload all essential documents & submit.
Note: 31st March 2018 is the last date of application, for further details students can log on to www.gandhifellowship.org
Why Student Needs Scholarship After 12th?
We all know taking admission in govt colleges for higher studies is not an easy task, due to the very limited number of seats & high cut off. Students have to explore the suitable private colleges but they charged very high fee compared to the govt colleges. Many times students need to compromise and go for C or D grade colleges as they cannot afford the fee. So we explored the best possible way to help students so that there should not be any financial constraints if they wanted to achieve their dreams.
The most suitable way to arrange funds for students is Scholarships. Scholarships not only make them self-dependent but also boosts their confidence. There are a lot of Govt & private scholarships for Indian Students after 12th and in fact, we find out that most of the students don’t know about these scholarships and how to apply for these scholarships.