MOMA Scholarship or Minority Scholarship is scholarship provided by Ministry of Minority Affairs, India. Moma Scholarship is available for minority communities of Muslim, Sikh, Christian, Buddhist, Jain and Zoroastrian (Parsi). All eligible candidates can apply for Pre-matric scholarships, Post-matric scholarships and Merit-cum-Means scholarship for Professional and Technical Courses. Selected students will get Rs. 20,000 per year.
Minority Scholarship is of 3 types. Students can apply for Pre matric scholarship, Post matric scholarship and Merit-cum-Means scholarship under Ministry of Minority Affairs.
MOMA Scholarship is divided into three parts. Detail of the categories is given below:
Contact Number: 1800112001
- Educational Records: Students who are going to apply should have marked 50% or above in the previous final examination.
- Annual Income: The annual income (from all sources) of the student’s parents or guardian should be less than Rs. 2 lakh. The Scholarships to be provided in the ascending order from the lowest order from Below Poverty Line(BPL) Families.
- Only two students from every family can take advantages o this scholarship.
- Reservation for Girls Students: 30% of the scholarship will be reserved for girl students.
MOMA Scholarship Amount Paid to candidates:
The last date of MOMA Scholarship 2020 is in the month of October 2020. You can apply online through the National Scholarship Portal (NSP) if you are eligible for any of these minority scholarships. Follow the measures below to fill out the application form for a minority scholarship.
Pre-Matric Scholarship for Minorities
i) Maintenance allowance is payable from 1st April or from the month of admission, whichever is later, to the month in which the examinations are completed, (including maintenance allowance during holidays) maximum twice a year, provided that if the scholar secures admission after the 20th day of a month, the amount will be paid from the month following the month of admission.
ii) In case of renewal of scholarships awarded in the previous years, maintenance allowance will be paid from the month following the month upto which scholarship was paid in the previous year, if the course of study is continuous.
iii) The Government of the State/Union Territory Administration, to which they belong, in accordance with the procedure laid down by them in this regard, will pay the scholarship money to the selected students.
iv) Scholarship will not be paid for the period of internship/housemanship in the M.B.B.S. course or for a practical training in other course if the student is in receipt of some remuneration during the internship period or some allowance/stipend during the practical training in other course.
i) The scholarship is dependent on the satisfactory progress and conduct of the scholar. If it is reported by the Head of the Institution at any time that a scholar has by reasons of his/her own act of default failed to make satisfactory progress or has been guilty of misconduct such as resorting to or participating in strikes, irregularity in attendance without the permission of the authorities concerned etc., the authority sanctioning the scholarship may either cancel the scholarship or stop or withhold further payment for such period as it may think fit.
ii) If a student is found to have obtained a scholarship by false statement, his/her scholarship will be cancelled forthwith and the amount of the scholarship paid will be recovered, at the discretion of the concerned State Government. The student concerned will be blacklisted and debarred for scholarship in any scheme forever.
iii) A scholarship awarded may be cancelled if the scholar changes the subject of the course of study for which the scholarship was originally awarded or changes the Institution of study, without prior approval of the State Government. The Head of the Institution shall report such cases to them and stop payment of the scholarship money. The amount already paid may also be recovered at the discretion of the State Government.
iv) A scholar is liable to refund the scholarship amount at the discretion of the State Government, if during the course of the year, the studies for which the scholarship has been awarded, is discontinued by him/her.
v) The regulations can be changed at anytime at the discretion of the Government of India.