Scholarship Schemes for Women from Central Waqf Council (Download PDF)

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Central Waqf Council (CWC) has decided to provide training to women for their empowerment in trades of: Tailoring & Knitting, Food Processing, Embroidery, Cloth Printing. CWC has decided to provide financial support for coaching of muslim students for competitive examinations for jobs thru coaching centers of Jamia Millia Islamia for 50 students for Civil Services & Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Aligarh for 100 students i. e. 50 for Civil Services & 50 for SSC-CGL/Bank PO examinations.

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Ministry of Minority Affairs is Implementing Schemes for Educational Empowerment of Notified Minorities.

Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme:

  • Scheme provided to minority students studying in class I to X in recognized Govt. /Private schools.

  • Min. 30 % scholarships are earmarked for girls.

  • To be eligible, student should have secured min. 50 % marks in previous class.

Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme:

  • Scheme provided to minority students studying in class XI to Ph. D level in recognized Govt. /Private schools/Colleges/Institutes.

  • Min. 30 % scholarships are earmarked for girls.

  • To be eligible, students should have secured min. 50 % marks in previous class.

The Merit-Cum-Means Scholarship Scheme:

  • Scheme is awarded for pursuing professional & technical courses, at under-graduate & post-graduate levels, in institutions recognized by appropriate authority.

  • 30 % scholarships are earmarked for girl students.

  • 85 institutes for professional & technical courses are listed in scheme; for which full course fee is reimbursed.

  • To be eligible, students should have secured min. 50 % marks in previous class.

Maulana Azad National Fellowship Scheme:

Under this Scheme fellowships in form of financial assistance is provided to students from minority communities to pursue their higher studies such as M. Phil & Ph. D. 30 % fellowships is earmarked for girl/women under scheme.

Free Coaching & Allied Scheme:

  • Under this scheme, free coaching is provided to students belonging to minority communities for qualifying in entrance examinations for admission in technical/professional courses such as engineering, law, medical, management, information technology etc.

  • Various Competitive examinations for recruitment to Group ‘A’, ‘B’ & ‘C’ services in Central & State Govt. including public sector undertakings, banks, Railways etc. 30 % seats is earmarked for girl/women under scheme.

Padho Pardes Scheme:

  • Objective is to award interest subsidy to meritorious students belonging to economically weaker sections of notified minority communities so as to provide them better opportunities for higher education abroad & enhance their employability.

  • There is 35 % earmarking for girl/women students.

Nai Udaan Scheme:

  • Scheme support to minority candidates clearing Prelims conducted by UPSC/SSC, State Public Service Commission (PSC).

  • Scheme is to provide financial support to minority candidates clearing prelims conducted by UPSC, SSC & State Public Service Commissions for preparation of their mains exams.

Nai Manzil Scheme:

  • This is comprehensive education & skill development scheme

  • It is for youth belonging to notified Minority Communities aged b/w 17 to 35 years.

  • Design of scheme is to support productive employment among Minority youth who do not possess formal education certification for Class VIII or X.

  • Objective of scheme is to improve completion of secondary education & market-driven skills training for targeted youth from Minority communities.

  • Under scheme, 30 % of beneficiary seats are earmarked for girl/women candidates.

  • Ministry of Minority Affairs has been implementing this scheme.

  • Scheme is for Leadership Development of Minority Women w/aim to empower & instill confidence in women by providing knowledge, tools & techniques for interacting w/Govt. systems, banks & intermediaries at all levels.

  • Scheme is implemented thru selected Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) all over country.

Maulana Azad Education Foundation (MAEF) Scheme:

  • Scheme is implementing Begum Hazrat Mahal National Scholarship for girls belonging to minorities.

  • Under this scheme scholarship is provided to girls students for classes 9th, 10th, 11th & 12th.

  • Eligible girls may apply online.

  • Details of this scheme are available on website for MAEF i. e. www.maef.nic.in.

  • Details of the various schemes of Ministry are available on its website i. e. www.minorityaffairs.gov.in.

Ministry of Minority Affairs

  • Formed in – 2006

  • Headquarter – New Delhi

  • Vision

    Empowering minority communities & creating enabling environment for strengthening multi-racial, multi-ethnic, multi-cultural, multi-lingual & multi-religious character of our nation.

  • Mission

    • To improve socio-economic conditions of minority communities thru affirmative action & inclusive development so that every citizen has equal opportunity to participate actively in building vibrant nation.

    • To facilitate equitable share for minority communities in education, employment, economic activities & to ensure their upliftment.

- Published/Last Modified on: October 25, 2018

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