Merit Cum Means Scholarship

Merit Cum Means Scholarship Scheme in Kerala

Merit Cum Means Scholarship The Kerala state government provides Merit cum means scholarship for minority students. This scholarship scheme is awarded by Central Ministry of Minority Affairs. This scholarship for the students who belong to Christian and Muslim communities and pursuing Professional/technical courses at Graduate and postgraduate level

The main aim of MCM is to provide financial help to poor students that belong to minority communities. Every year 20000 scholarship will be provided to the students of minority communities throughout the country

The scholarship amount will credit to students account and course fee will pay by state department directly to a concerned institute. Eligible candidates can apply MCM/Minority/CH Muhammed Koya scholarship scheme

Merit Cum Means Scholarship

Eligibility for Merit Cum Means Scholarship:

  • Applicant must be the permanent resident of Kerala
  • Applicant belongs to Muslim, converted Christian community, Latin communities
  • Candidate should score 50% or above in qualifying examination
  • Family annual income not more than Rs 4.5 lakh
  • Candidates who got admission to self-financial collages for merit seat are also eligible to apply scholarship scheme
  • Student studying the first year of graduation in the government aided institution
  • Candidates those apply for hostel stipend should stay in recognized hostels

Required Documents for Merit Cum Means Scholarship:

  • Aadhar card
  • Address proof
  • Proof of bank account (in the name of student)
  • Fee receipt for current course year
  • Income certificate
  • Self-declaration of a community from student
  • 30% of scholarship amount is reserved for girl students
  • Institution verification form
  • Scanned copy of a photo
  • Self-attested certificate of previous year mark sheet (for renewal)
  • Self-attested certificate of previous academic mark sheet (for New)

A rate of scholarship:

Students who are eligible for hostel stipend they are not eligible for a scholarship

  • Post Graduates: Rs 6000 per annum
  • Hostel Stipend: Rs 13 000 per annum
  • Under Graduates: Rs 5000 per annum
  • Professional Courses: Rs 7000 per annum

Steps to Apply for CH Muhammed Koya/ Merit Cum Means Scholarship Scheme in Kerala:

Visit Kerala minority scholarship official website

Merit Cum Means Scholarship

  • If you are the new user then you need to register or else simply log in to an account
  • For new registration click on “online registration” option or else click on this link
  • An online application form will be opened, fill all details carefully
  • Click on submit button
  • After successful registration, login to account by using Login ID and password
  • Then select the online application form for scholarship
  • Enter the required information in an application form and click on submit button
  • After submitting an application form online, An Registration ID will be generated
  • Candidates take the printout of the form for further use
  • Submit the printout of application form along with required documents to the concerned institution

Contact details:

Helpdesk numbers: 0471 2300524, 0471 2302090

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Also Read: Aspire Scholarship Scheme in Kerala

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