MOMA Scholarship 2019: Eligibility, Amount & How to Apply

MOMA Scholarship 2019: The scholarship which is provided by Ministry Of Minority Affairs is named as MOMA Scholarship. It is provided to economically weaker and meritorious students belongs to six centrally notified minority communities of India. Muslim, Sikh, Buddhist, Christian, Jain, and Parsis are the six notified minority communities of India.

MOMA Scholarship 2019: Eligibility, Amount & How to Apply

The scholarship is available for students pursuing studies in India in a Government/ Private recognised School/ College or Univerity. The main purpose of the scholarship is to lighten the burden of parents/guardian from educational expenses.


  • The pre-matric scholarship encourages parents/guardian to send their children to school.
  • The post-matric scholarship provides better opportunities for higher education.
  • Merit-Cum-Mean Scholarship enables students to pursue professional and technical courses which are highly costly.
Here you will able to check, eligibility criteria, amount, duration, selection procedure, Important dates and how to apply for Moma scholarship.

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Moma Scholarship 2019

The Ministry of Minority Affairs scholarship provides three schemes for students as:
  • Pre-Matric scholarship: From class 1st to 10th
  • Post-Matric Scholarship: Courses after 10th
  • Merit Cum Mean Scholarship: For Professionals & Technical Courses
Let's check the important dates and eligibility criteria for these scholarship schemes.

Important Dates

    ActivityLast Date
    Pre-Matric Scholarship15-10-2019
    Post-Matric Scholarship30-10-2019
    Merit-Cum-Mean Scholarship30-10-2019

    The application form available every year on 15th July and candidate can apply up to 30th October every year.

    Eligibility Criteria

    • Applicant should be a citizen of India.
    • Candidate should belong to minority communities viz. Buddhist, Christian, Jain, Muslim, Sikh, and Zoroastrian (Parsis).
    • Candidate should be studying in Pre-Matric/ Post-Matric/ Professional/ Technical courses across School/ College/ Universities in India.
    • The annual parents/guardians income of the candidate from all sources does not exceed Rs.2.00 lakh (Rs 1.00 Lakh for Pre-Matric).
    • The student should be regular in attendance as parameters set by board/university.
    • Candidate must be a permanent resident of State/UT's for which He/She is applying irrespective of place of study.
    • A student can avail only one scholarship at a time from all minority scholarship provided by the Central/State government. Moreover, a candidate cannot take benefits of any other scheme for the same course.
    • The scholarship only provided up to two students from a family. (All scholarship counted that provided to minorities).  

    Scholarship Amount

    The scholarship includes Admission Fee, Tuition Fee and Maintenance allowances. The courses wise amount of scholarship Per Annum (pa) & Per Month (pm) is given below.

    Courses Amount
    Class (I to V) Rs. 100/pm
    Class (VI to X) Rs. 850/pa + Rs. 100/pm (Day Scholar)
    Rs. 850/pa + Rs. 600/pm (Hosteler)
    Class (XI & XII) Rs. 7,000/pa + Rs. 230/pm (Day Scholar)
    Rs. 7,000/pa + Rs. 380/pm (Hosteler)
    Technical & Vocational Courses Rs. 10,000/pa + Rs/ 230/pm (Day Scholar)
    Rs. 10,000/pa + Rs. 380/pm  (Hosteler)
    UG & PG Courses
    (Except Tech. & Prof. Courses)
    Rs. 3000/pa + Rs. 300/pm (Day Scholar)
    Rs. 3000/pa +Rs. 570/pm (Hosteler)
    Technical & Professional Courses
    in UG & PG Level
    Rs. 20,000/pa + Rs. 500/pm (Day Scholar)
    Rs. 20,000/pa + Rs. 1,000/pm (Hosteler)
    Full Course Fee for 85 Listed Institutes
    M.Phil & PhD Courses Rs. 3000/pa + Rs. 550/pm (Day Scholar)
    Rs. 3000/pa + Rs. 1,200/pm (Hosteler)
    *For 10 Months Academic Year
    After selection, the scholarship amount automatically credited to the bank account of the candidate by Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT). Let's check the selection procedure of the scholarship.

    Selection Procedure


    • The selection is made on the basis of the annual income of parents/guardian of the applicant. More the poor more the chances to get a scholarship.
    • If the same income is found, the selection is made on the basis of "Date of Birth" of the applicant. (Senior preferred most)

    Duration of Scholarship

    The scholarship will be provided for the entire course. But after an academic year candidate has to renew the scholarship for next year.

    Renewal Process

    There are no merit basis criteria for the renewal process. For renewal, the candidate has to fulfil the following conditions.
    • Students have to obtain 50% marks in previous examinations at the same institute in the same course.
    • Candidate has to submit income certificate every year to avail scholarship.

    Application Form: How to Apply

    National Scholarship Portal (NSP) is the implementing body of this scholarship on behalf of the Ministry of Minority. It is mandatory for all students to apply online from the official website of the National Scholarship Portal (NSP)

    How to Apply & Guidelines

    Scholarship Course Apply Now
    Pre Matric Scholarship Class I to X Apply Now
    Post Matric Scholarship Courses After 10th Apply Now
    Merit-Cum-Mean Scholarship Professional &
    Technical Courses
    Apply Now

    Cancellation of Scholarship

    • If a student found to be violating the terms and conditions of the scholarship.
    • If a student lefts the school or course in between of academic year.
    • If a student found to be violating school disciple or suspended from the school.
    • If the wrong information is provided during applying for the scholarship. The paid amount of scholarship will be recovered by the authority.
    In the following conditions, the State/UT's Governments may suspend or cancel the awards of scholarships.

    More about Scholarship

    • The scholarship is awarded for the welfare of minority under Prime Minister 15 Point Programme that was announced in 2006. 
    • The scholarship scheme is fully funding by the Ministry of Minority Affairs, Govt of India.
    • The minority scholarship is divided into three-level i) Pre-Matric (I to X) ii) Post-Matric (Higher Education Courses after 10th) and iii) Merit-Cum-Mean for Professional and Technical courses.
    • Every year 30 lakh new scholarships will be provided under this scheme.
    • 30% of scholarships are reserved for girls students. In case of non-availability of girl students, the scholarship will be provided to other students.
    • The number of scholarship for particular State/UT will be distributed on the basis of population of minorities according to the latest Census. 
    • If the number of scholarship remain vacant for a particular State/UT then will be distributed in other States/UTs.
    • Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Buddhists, Jain and Parsis are the notified minority communities under the Minorities Act, 1992.
    So, here you got full information about MOMA Scholarship 2019 which is provided by the Ministry of Minority Affairs. The scholarship will increase the educational rate among minorities and provide them with better opportunities for employability.
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