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SC Scholarship 2024 | Eligibility Criteria | How to Apply

The Directorate of Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Other Backward Classes, Assam has released the official notification of Assam SC Scholarship Scheme. Basically, these are centrally sponsored scheme of Pre-Matric and Post-Matric scholarships for the students of Assam belonging to Other Backward Classes (SC / MSC) for the academic year 2023-2024. Interested and eligible candidates may apply online for SC Scholarship Assam 2024 through National Scholarship Portal (NSP) at  

SC Scholarship 2024

SC Scholarship 2024 Full Details

Name of scholarship scheme: Pre-Matric and Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students

Scholarship authority: Government of India 
Academic Session: 2023 – 2024

Eligible classes:

Pre-matric: Class IX to X  [Component-I]
Pre-matric: Pre-Matric Scholarship to the children of those Engaged in Occupation involving Cleaning and Prone to Health Hazards (Class I-X)  [Component-II]

Post-matric: Post-matriculation level courses
Phone Number: 0120-6619540

Email Address:

Official website:

Application status: Available

Eligibility Criteria of Assam SC Scholarship

Community: Only SC Community Students are eligible to apply for the Scholarship.
Citizenship: The scholarships are open to Nationals of India only.
State of Domicile: Domicile state means the state in which students have their permanent address. Students are required to provide their domicile state correctly as their applications may be sent for verification to the Authorities belonging to their State of Domicile. 
Family Restriction: All the children of any parent/ guardian will be entitled to receive benefits of the scheme.

Income Ceiling:

Pre-Matric (Class-IX & X) [Component-I] and Post-Matric Scholarship:

Scholarships will be granted to the SC students whose parental/guardian's income from all sources does not exceed Rs. 2.5 lakhs per annum. The income certificate should be obtained only from the Circle Officer of respective Revenue Circle.

Pre-Matric (Class I-X) [Component-II] Scholarship:

No income bar for the children of those Engaged in Occupation involving Cleaning and Prone to Health Hazards.

Children of those Engaged in Occupation involving Cleaning and Prone to Health Hazards, Eligible candidates will submit a certificate from District Social Welfare office, identified officer of Local body, Civic Agency or any such authority as designated by State Government.

How to Apply for SC Scholarship ?

Candidates need to visit official national scholarship portal for submission of online application this scholarship. One needs to follow below mentioned steps to apply online for this scholarship.

Step 1: Scroll down, go to Important Web Links section.

Step 2: Click on Online Application Form link.

Step 3: A new webpage will be opened.

Step 4: Click on "New Registration" link.

Step 5: Enter your details as required in the portal; and register yourself.

Step 6: After registration, enter all credentials and upload your documents as required in the portal.

Step 7: Finally click on "Submit" and take print out of your submitted application.
Documents to be Submitted along with Online Form:
Students mandatorily need the following documents to fill up the SC Scholarship Application Form. 
  • Bank Passbook
  • Income Certificate
  • Caste Certificate
  • Aadhaar Card

a) Applicants are advised to give only that bank account details which remains in active mode so that payment of Scholarship does not fail as all the disbursement of Scholarship will be made through DBT mode. The authority shall not be responsible for any failure of transaction due to inactive or incorrect bank details.

b) Applicants to ensure that they have a bank account seeded with Aadhaar number.

c) Aadhaar to be made mandatory for all applicants. However for minor applicants who apply without Aadhaar, it will be mandatory for parent or legal guardian to provide Aadhaar.

Important Dates of Assam SC Scholarship 2024

  • Starting date of submission of online application: N/A
  • Last date of submission/ renewal of online application: 10th February 2024
  • Last date of Defective Verification: 15th February 2024
  • Last date of Institute Level Verification: 15th February 2024

Important Web Links of SC Scholarship Assam

Online Application – Register: Click Here

Online Application – Login: Click Here

Online Application – Renewal: Click Here

Official Notification: Click Here

Scholarship Guidelines: Pre-Matric | Post-Matric

Official Website: Click Here
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