Telangana Scholarship

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Financial constraints are the hardest hurdle to climb when it comes to acquiring higher education for those who exhibit the talent but can’t afford the cost to take it further. Often academically exceptional students have to deviate or cut short their desired path of education. To help them achieve what they want, there are a plethora of scholarships available at national, state and district level. If you feel that you are bound by this situation and want to overcome your monetary constraints, here are some of the popular Telangana scholarships offered to regional students for studying in India and abroad.

List of Telangana Scholarship 

Name of the Scholarship  Authority  Application Deadline 
Telangana Post Matric Scholarship (PMS) for  SC/ST/BC/ Disabled Welfare  Government of Telangana Between September and December 
Telangana Pre-Matric Scholarships For SC/ST/BC/ Disabled Welfare  Government of Telangana Always open  
Mahatama Jyotibha Phule BC Overseas Vidya Nidhi, Telangana   Government of Telangana Between December and January  
Telangana National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme (NMMSS) Director of Government Examinations, Telangana Between August and October 
Telangana National Talent Search Examination    Director of Government Examinations, Telangana   Between August and September 
Vidyadhan Scholarship  Program  Sarojini Damodaran Foundation  Between May and June 
Chief Minister’s Overseas Scholarship Scheme for Minorities   Government of Telangana Between June and July 

To register under these scholarships and avail their benefits, candidates have to fulfil certain eligibility criteria. Now let’s have a detailed look at the above-mentioned Telangana scholarships.

Telangana Post Matric Scholarship (PMS) for SC/ST/BC/ Disabled Welfare

This governmental Telangana scholarship offers up to 100% remuneration for the tuition fee along with INR 20,000 for self-funded courses. The basic requirements for this scholarship are:

  • Only SC/ST/BC/Disabled students can apply
  • Minimum 75% attendance in class 10th
  • Students can avail this scholarship form class 11th to their postgraduation

Telangana Post Matric Scholarship (PMS) for  SC/ST/BC/ Disabled Welfare

To get the various advantageous monetary rewards from the Telangana Government under this scholarship, students must fall under the below-mentioned entry essential: 

  • Students must fall under the category of SC/ST/BC/Minority/Disabled 
  • Candidates must be a student of class IX or X
  • Family annual income must be less than INR 2 Lakh (SC/ST/BC/Minority students living in urban areas), less than INR 1 Lakh (BC/Minority students of the rural areas) and less than INR 1 Lakh (for EBC/Disabled welfare students)
  • Students must have at least 75% attendance in the session

Mahatama Jyotibha Phule BC Overseas Vidya Nidhi, Telangana   

For those who want to live up to their dream of attaining overseas education,  this Telangana scholarship offers great financial help. Candidates can avail INR 20 Lakh for living cost and fees (in 2 instalments). Along with a loan for INR 10 lakh, visa fees and passage grant. To enrol into this scholarship, here are some mandatory conditions one has to meet:

  • Candidates must be a single child of their parents 
  • Students wanting to study abroad and belong to the backward class can pursue masters through this scholarship
  • Candidates must have a minimum of 60% or more in the graduation degree in the streams like management, engineering, social sciences, humanities, medicine etc
  • Candidates must be not more than 30 years of age
  • The annual family income must be less than INR 1.5 Lakhs (in rural areas) and INR 2 Lakhs (urban areas)

Telangana National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme (NMMSS)

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NMMSS provides INR 12,000 annually i.e. INR 1,000 per month to all the learners who are enrolled under this Telangana scholarship. If you are willing to register for this one, you have to make sure you fulfil all the requirements:

  • Students from classes 9th-12th can register
  • Family annual income must be lower than INR 1.50 Lakh
  • Candidates studying in NVS, KVS, Sainik Schools and private schools are not eligible for this scholarship 
  •  Candidates must have a minimum of  55% in class 8th whereas there is a relaxation of 5% for SC/ST students 
  • Minimum 55% in class 7th to appear for the written test and 5% relaxation for SC/ST students 
  • At least 55% in class 11th in the first attempt for continuing this scholarship in 12th class (5% relaxation for SC/ST students)

Telangana National Talent Search Examination

Monthly INR 1,250 will be provided to the candidates who are in the first or second year of college and INR 2,000 for postgraduation. To get full fledge remuneration under this Telangana scholarship, applicants must meet the eligibility criteria:

  • Students of class 10th in Telangana can enrol
  • Those who have qualified for the NMMS scholarship and are willing to forego it can register

Vidyadhan Scholarship Program 

For the ones facing financial issues for education, this Telangana scholarship is the ray of hope. It offers INR 6,000 for classes 11 & 12 per annum and  INR 10,000- 60,000 for graduation and post-graduation programs. Here are some of the necessary requirements for registering: 

  • Candidates who have qualified class 10th/SSLC from Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra
  • Students must belong to a family having annual income less than INR 2 Lakh 

Chief Minister’s Overseas Scholarship Scheme for Minorities 

This Telangana Scholarship facilitates students with INR 10 lakh as their living cost and fees for studying abroad along with an educational loan of INR 5 lakh. To avail this Telangana scholarship, students must have to fulfil the below-mentioned points:

  • Students must be from a minority community
  •  Candidates must have completed their undergraduate or graduate degree with a minimum of 60%
  • They are allowed to choose the program for higher studies in countries such as UK, USA, Canada, Australia and Singapore
  • Candidates should not be more than 30 years of age
  • Family annual income must be less than INR 2 Lakhs     

Telangana Scholarship Application Process

The application process for TS ePass scholarships remains the same throughout. Candidates can file their application through online mode from the official website of Telangana scholarship. One needs to submit a set of documents while filling out the form. You can check further details here.

[Bonus] List of Other Scholarships 

Apart from the Telangana Scholarship, there are various other grants available for students looking for financial aids. The table given below can be referred for the same: 

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Telangana scholarships can definitely scale your career in multiple ways resulting in a brighter future just like study abroad opportunities. Do you know about scholarships to study abroad for Indian students? If no, book a free career counselling session with  Leverage Edu and our experts will brief you with all that universities across the world has got!

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