ST Scholarship Assam 2020 – Submit Online Application

Govt. of Assam has released the official notification for Assam ST Scholarship Scheme 2020. Basically, these scholarships are Pre-Matric and Post-Matric scholarships for the students of Assam belonging to Scheduled Tribes (ST) for the year 2020-21.  

Interested and eligible candidates may apply online for ST Scholarship Assam 2020 through National Scholarship Portal (NSP) at

ST Scholarship Assam 2020

ST Scholarship Assam 2020 Details

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

Scholarship authority: Government of India

Eligible classes:

Pre-matric: Class I to X

Post-matric: Class XI to Post-matriculation level courses

Official website:

Application status: Available

Eligibility Criteria of ST Scholarship Assam 2020

These scholarships shall be available for studies in India only and will be awarded by the Government of State/Union Territory to which the applicant actually belongs, i.e. permanently settled. Individual eligibility criteria for each scholarships are as given below

Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students:

Class I to VIII:

– Scholarship will be awarded to those students whose parents/ guardians income does not exceed Rs. 50,000/- per annum.

– The scholarship will be tenable only in such institutions and for such pre matriculation courses which have duly recognized by the State Government.

Class IX & X:

– Scholarship will be awarded to those students whose parents/ guardians income does not exceed Rs. 2.00 lakh per annum.

– She / he should not be getting any other Centrally-funded Pre-Matric Scholarship.

– She/ he should be a regular, full time student studying in a Government School or in a School recognized by Govt. or a Central/State Board of Secondary Education.

– Scholarship for studying in any class will be available for only one year. If a student has to repeat a class, she / he would not get scholarship for that class for a second (or subsequent) year.

Post-Matric Scholarship for ST Students:

– Scholarship will be awarded to those students whose parents/ guardians income does not exceed Rs. 2.00 lakh per annum.

Value of ST Scholarship Assam 2020

Pre-Matric Scholarship:

The value of a scholarship is ranging from Rs 100 to Rs 350/ month depending upon the classes they study. Additionally Books and Ad hoc Grant are also available in the form of lump-sump amount.

Post-Matric Scholarship:

The value of scholarship will include Maintenance Allowance, Reader Charges for blind students, reimbursement of compulsory non-refundable fees, Study Tour Charges/thesis typing/printing charges and book allowance for students pursuing correspondence course, for complete duration of the course.

ST Scholarship Assam Application Form

ST Scholarship Assam application form is available in online format only. The same can be accessed through the national scholarship portal

Steps to Apply for ST Scholarship Assam 2020

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

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

Step 2: Click on Online Application

Step 3: A new page will be opened.

Step 4: Click on “New Registration”

Step 5: Enter your details; 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.

Important Date:

Starting date of online application: 20th October 2020

Last date of online application: 30th November 2020

Last date of Defective Verification: 28th December 2020

Last date of Institute Level Verification: 31st December 2020

Important web links:

Online Application: Click Here [New]

Online Application: Click Here [Renewal]

Official Notification: Click Here

ST Pre Matric Scholarship: Link 1 | Link 2

ST Post Matric Scholarship: Click Here.