Applications are invited from candidates for the Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme (PMSS) for the academic session 2023-24. The scholarship is for the wards of States/Union Territories Police personnel of various States/Union Territories who are martyred during terror/naxal attacks.
The National Scholarship Portal for PMSS has been decided to be opened with effect from October 1, 2023 to December 31, 2023 for Registration/Filling of online application by the applicant on National Scholarship Portal 2.0 (NSP 2.0)/www.scholarships.gov.in.
Further, the applicants may also be advised to liaise with their concerned College/Institution/University after successful submission of their applications on National Scholarship Portal to get their applications verified on or before January 15, 2024. Requests for extension of the last date of submission of the application will not be considered.
Under the existing scheme, a total of 500 (250 girls and 250 boys) scholarships will be sanctioned to the wards of States/UTs Police personnel of various States/UTs who are martyred during terror/naxal attacks from the academic year 2019-20 for pursuing first professional/technical degree course in the field of Engineering, Medical, Dental, Veterinary, BBA, BCA, B. Pharma, B. Sc (Nursing/Agriculture), MBA/MCA etc. from recognised Government Regulatory Bodies in India (not through distance learning).
The quantum of the financial assistance under the scheme for girls and boys under fresh/renewal category are Rs 36,000 for each girl and 30,000 for each boy.