Mission Youth invites applications for J&K LG’s super-75 scholarship
Srinagar/IBNS: Under Mission Youth in Jammu and Kashmir, applications were invited for the award of ‘Lieutenant Governor’s Scholarship’ for meritorious girl students.
The scholarship of Rs 1 Lakh shall be provided for post-graduate courses in universities and colleges.
CEO Mission Youth and Secretary, Tribal Affairs Department, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary informed in line with the announcement made by Manoj Sinha for a scholarship to support underprivileged girl students to pursue higher studies; the Mission Youth society after obtaining approval from the Finance department has issued detailed guidelines for LG’s Super-75 Scholarship and invited applications from meritorious girl students.
Further, Dr Shahid said a scholarship of Rs One lakh each will be awarded to 75 meritorious girl students for pursuing post-graduation and advanced studies courses in government recognized and affiliated colleges and universities.
The screening of candidates will be done based on the online applications received till the notified cut-off date.
The eligibility criteria included domicile of J&K Union Territory, below 30 years of age, belonging to Below Poverty Line / Priority Household category; the scholarship will be provided to students for post-graduation courses, including studies and research with only regular mode courses being covered under the scheme
Mission Youth has further notified that a ten per cent scholarship quota has been reserved for girl students having lost any of the parent or bread-earner family members in insurgency-related incidents subject to fulfilling other criteria of eligibility.
Further, four per cent of scholarships have been reserved for the specially-abled girl students under the PwD (People with Disabilities) with a physical disability of 40 per cent or more regardless of their family income.
The last date for registering for the scholarship is August 2.