Apply MOMA Scholarship Scheme of Merit cum means

MOMA Scholarship Scheme of Merit cum means based scholarship to students belonging to minority communities and post-matric scholarships for students belonging to the minority communities. It is mandatory for all applicants to apply online through the official portal website i.e. on or before the last date.

MOMA Scholarship

MOMA Scholarship Scheme Details:

Organization: Ministry of Minority Affairs

Name: MOMA Merit-cum-Means Scholarship

Academic Year: 2021-22

Official Website:

Last Date: 30th November 2021

Contact Email Address:

Helpline Number: 0120-6619540

Eligibility Criteria:

  • 30 percent of scholarships are reserved for girls candidates which can be transferable to any other male student of the same community if there is a non-availability of female candidates.
  • Candidates must secure 50% marks in the final examination
  • Not more than two candidates from the same family
  • Scholarship allocation to States or Union Territories on the basis of population of minority candidates
  • The scholarship scheme is implemented through the State Government or Union Territory Administration
  • The scholarship will be given to pursue a degree and postgraduate level for technical and professional courses from any recognized institute.
  • A candidate who gets admission to pursue technical or professional courses, on the basis of a competitive exam will be eligible for the scholarship.
  • A candidate who gets admission in a technical or professional course without giving any competitive exam is also eligible for the scholarship but the candidate must have 50% marks at a higher secondary level or graduation level.
  • Selection will be made on a merit basis.
  • Candidates cannot avail of any other scholarship from any other source.
  • The annual income of the parents or guardians of the scholarship holder should not be more than Rs.2.50 lakh (Rupees Two Lakh and Fifty Thousand) from all sources.
  • If the scholarship distribution target does not reach the particular minority community in a state or Union Territory, Then scholarship will be distributed among the same community of other States or Union Territory strictly on the basis of merit.
  • The total number of scholarships has been fixed state-wise on the basis of the minority population of individual states or Union Territory.

Number of Scholarship:

Every year 20000 scholarships will be distributed among the students of minority communities throughout the country. Based on the state-wise population of these communities, the distribution of scholarship will be as under:

Scholarship Amount:

S.No. Financial Assistance Type Rate for hostler Rate for Day-Scholar
01. Maintenance Allowances (For Ten months only) Rs.10,000/- PA 
(Rs.1000/- PM)
Rs.5,000/- PA
(Rs.500/- PM)
 02. Course Fee Rs.20,000/- PA  Rs.20,000/- PA
Total   Rs.30,000/- Rs.25,000/-PA

Payment and Allowance:

  • Maintenance allowance will be paid from 1st of April or from the admission month (maintenance allowance including holidays) a maximum of two times a year, if the scholarship holder secures the admission after the 20th day of a month, then the amount will be paid from the month of admission.
  • In case of scholarship renewal, maintenance allowance will be paid from the month of admission following the month up to which scholarships were paid in the last year if the course is continuous.
  • The Govt. of the State or UT Administration, to which they belong, the procedure will be laid down by them the scholarship amount will be paid to the selected and eligible students.
  • Scholarship amount will not be paid for the internship or houseman-ship period in the MBBS course or for practical training in any other course if the candidates are in receipt of some stipend during their internship or houseman-ship period or some stipend during the practical training in any other course.

Terms and Conditions:

  • The scholarships are totally dependent on the basis of the satisfactory progress and conduct or behavior of the scholarship holder. In any case, the scholar has been failed to make satisfactory progress or the scholar has seen misconduct like taking part in a strike, absence without any valid reason, etc., In that case, the authority will cancel or stop the scholarship or withhold future payments
  • If the authority will find the students are obtaining a scholarship with a fake statement, then his or their scholarship will be canceled and the amount will be recovered from the scholars. The student will get blacklisted and debar for scholarships in any scheme lifelong.
  • A scholarship will be canceled if the scholarship holder changes the subject of their course of study. The Institution will stop the payment and may also recover the scholarship amount.
  • The rules and regulations can be changed anytime as per the Government of India.

Funding Pattern:

The scholarship scheme has been implemented by the State Govt. and UT administrations that receive 100% central assistance from Govt. of India for the total expenses under the scheme.

How to Apply for MOMA Scholarship Online?

Application form in a prescribed format and separate application format for fresh and renewal of the scholarship. Applications form may be submitted to the Secretary of the department of the concerned State Government/Union Territory administration. The candidate should submit their application form to the state to which they belong.

Documents Required:

  • One Passport size photo with a signature of the student
  • Attested copy of certificates, diploma, degree, etc,
  • An income certificate
  • Permanent residence proof document

Last Date: 30th November 2021

Important Links:

Visit Here to Apply for MOMA MCM Scholarship
Visit Here for the MOMA MCM Scholarship FAQ PDF
Visit Here for MOMA MCM Scholarship Guidelines PDF

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