MHRD Scholarship 2021-22: Apply Online, Eligibility, Application Form, List

Scholarships are provided by the organization of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Higher Education to help the people overcome poverty and continue their education without worrying about the lack of financial funds. Today, we are sharing with all of you the details of the MHRD Scholarship presented by the organization to help the students of India and also external students. Make sure to read the article till the last together step-by-step application procedure also.

MHRD Scholarship 2021-22

MHRD Scholarship 2022 is a very prestigious scholarship organization that comes up with a lot of different scholarship schemes to help students in order to accomplish their educational goals. There are different types of scholarships available by the organization to help different types of students from all over the world and also all over the country. You can apply for the MHRD Scholarship by following the different types of application methods.

MHRD Scholarship

Details Of MHRD Scholarship

NameMHRD Scholarship 2021-22
Launched byMinistry of Human Resource Development, Department of Higher Education
ObjectiveFinancial assistance
BeneficiariesStudents
Official sitehttps://www.education.gov.in/

Important Dates

Scholarship NameApplication Period
Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University StudentsBetween July and October
Prime Minister Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS) for Jammu KashmirBetween March and May
National Scheme of Incentive to Girls for Secondary Education (NSIGSE)Between August and October
National Means Cum Merit ScholarshipBetween July and October
Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship (PMRF)Between March and April
AICTE Pragati Scholarship for GirlsBetween August and October
AICTE-Saksham Scholarship SchemeBetween August and October
Commonwealth Scholarships in the United KingdomBetween December and February
New Zealand Commonwealth ScholarshipsBetween January and March
Chinese Government ScholarshipsBetween January and March
South Korean Government ScholarshipsBetween February and March
Japanese Government ScholarshipsBetween February and March
Italian Government ScholarshipsBetween March and April
Mexican Government ScholarshipsBetween April and May
Israel Government ScholarshipsBetween October and November
Brazilian Government ScholarshipsBetween June and August
Presidential Scholarships, Sri LankaBetween August and October
Ms. Agatha Harrison Memorial FellowshipBetween January and February
UGC Scholarship

Types Of Scholarship

The following is scholarships are provided by the organization:-

Scholarship NameScholarship Type
Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University StudentsNational Level
Prime Minister Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS) for Jammu KashmirNational Level
National Scheme of Incentive to Girls for Secondary Education (NSIGSE)National Level
National Means Cum Merit ScholarshipNational Level
Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship (PMRF)National Level
AICTE Pragati Scholarship for GirlsNational Level
AICTE-Saksham Scholarship SchemeNational Level
Commonwealth Scholarships in the United KingdomExternal
New Zealand Commonwealth ScholarshipsExternal
Chinese Government ScholarshipsExternal
South Korean Government ScholarshipsExternal
Japanese Government ScholarshipsExternal
Italian Government ScholarshipsExternal
Mexican Government ScholarshipsExternal
Israel Government ScholarshipsExternal
Brazilian Government ScholarshipsExternal
Presidential Scholarships, Sri LankaExternal
Ms. Agatha Harrison Memorial FellowshipExternal
MHRD Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria

The applicant must follow the following eligibility criteria to apply for the different categories:-

Scholarship NameEligibility
Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University StudentsThe scholarship is open for students who are pursuing a regular medical or engineering course from an AICTE, DCI, or MCI recognized college. The students need to be above the 80th percentile of successful candidates in the relevant stream in class 12. The annual income of the family should not be more than INR 8 Lakh from all sources. It is also important that the student is not in receipt of any other scholarship. The students pursuing their studies through correspondence or distance learning cannot apply.
Prime Minister Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS) for Jammu KashmirThe scholarship is applicable for students who are domicile of Jammu and Kashmir. The students must have passed class 12th or 10+3 diploma from J&K board, CBSE, or J&K state polytechnic. The students who are willing to study outside J&K can also apply. The annual income of the family should be INR 8 Lakh or below.
National Scheme of Incentive to Girls for Secondary Education (NSIGSE)The scholarship is open for girl students of SC/ST communities who are enrolled in class 9th. The applicants are required to have passed the class 8th examination from Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalayas and enroll in class 9th in a state government, local body, or government-aided schools Only unmarried girls below the age of 16 years can apply.
National Means Cum Merit ScholarshipThe scholarship is open for students of class 9 and their continuation of studies in classes 10 to 12. The minimum percentage requirement in the class 8th exam is 55% or equivalent (relaxable by 5% for SC/ST). In order to appear for the selection test of the scholarship, the applicants need to have obtained a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent in class 7th. The annual income of the family should be less than INR 1.50 Lakh.
Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship (PMRF)The students who are currently studying in the first year or have completed B.Tech, M.Tech or Integrated MSc from IITs/IIISc/NITs/IISERs/IIITs can apply. The students admitted through UCEED/JEE, KVPY or SCB can also apply. The students who have completed the course in the past five years can also apply.
AICTE Pragati Scholarship for GirlsThis scholarship is open for girl students who have taken admission to the first year of the diploma/degree program at an AICTE recognized institution. The annual income of the family should be less than INR 8 Lakh from all sources. The scholarship is applicable for up to two girl children of the family.
AICTE-Saksham Scholarship SchemeThe scholarship is open for differently-abled students with a disability level not less than 40% who have taken admission in the first year of technical degree/diploma course at an AICTE recognized institution. The annual income of the family should be less than INR 8 Lakh from all sources.
Commonwealth Scholarships in the United KingdomThe students who have completed or are about to complete their bachelor’s degree or postgraduate degree can apply. The minimum percentage of marks to be obtained by the applicant should be 65% or above in Science and 60% or above in Social Science. The age of the applicant should not be more than 40 years. The applicant needs to be enrolled for an MPhil degree leading to a Ph.D. at a UK university.
New Zealand Commonwealth ScholarshipsThe scholarship is open to students who are willing to study abroad in New Zealand. The applicant must have a bachelor’s or master’s degree with a minimum of 65% marks.
Chinese Government ScholarshipsThe scholarship is open for undergraduate, master’s, doctoral, general scholar, and senior scholar levels of studies. For undergraduate studies, the students need to have passed class 12th with 60% marks and their age should be below 25 years. For postgraduate studies, the students need to have passed graduation with 60% marks and their age should be below 35 years. For doctoral studies, the students need to have passed post-graduation with 60% marks and their age should be below 40 years. For general scholars, the students need to have completed at least 2 years of their undergraduate studies with 60% marks in the qualifying examination and their age should be below 45 years. For senior scholars, the applicants must be an associate professor or have a master’s degree with 60% marks and their age should be below 50 years.
South Korean Government ScholarshipsThe scholarship is open for master’s, doctoral and postdoctoral levels studies. For the Master’s level, the students must hold a bachelor’s degree and be under 40 years of age. For the Doctoral level, the students must hold a Master’s degree and be under 40 years of age. For the Postdoctoral level, the students must hold a doctoral degree/diploma and be under 45 years of age. For Biotechnology and Electronic engineering, the candidates need to have secured 65% or more.
Japanese Government ScholarshipsThe scholarship is open for research-level, master-level Ph.D. courses. The subjects applicable to the scholarship include humanities, social science, management studies, mathematical science, chemistry, and chemical engineering, physics, and more. The age of the applicants must be below 35 years. For master’s degree and research level, the students need to hold a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 65% marks. For a Ph.D. degree, the students need to hold a master’s degree with a minimum of 65% marks in the relevant field.
Italian Government ScholarshipsThe scholarship is open for the study of master’s degree, Ph.D., Research, and Italian language & culture courses. For the Master’s level of study, the students must be a graduate from India and should be below 28 years of age. For Ph.D., the students must meet the qualification and entry requirements of the Italian University along with a letter of acceptance from them and their age should not be more than 30 years. For the research level, the students must be below 40 years of age and should submit the research project along with the letter of admission. For Italian language and culture courses, the students have to provide proficiency certificates in the Italian language.
Mexican Government ScholarshipsThe scholarship is open for specialization, master’s degree, doctorate, and graduate-level research. An applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, or Ph.D. degree with a GPA of 80 on a scale of 1 to 100. The students are also required to have enrolled for a course at any of the participating institutions.
Israel Government ScholarshipsThe students who hold a letter of acceptance from an Israeli University/supervisor can apply. The applicants need to have a master’s degree for research/specialization in the field of Chemistry, Biology, Agriculture, Economics, Environment Studies, Biotechnology, Mass Communication, and Business Management. For the Hebrew Language and Literature course, the students must be pursuing a postgraduate course in the same subject. Proficiency in English or Hebrew language is a must.
Brazilian Government ScholarshipsThis MHRD scholarship is open for residents of India between 18 and 25 years of age. The applicants must have passed their class 12 board examination with at least 60% overall and with a minimum of 60% in English. The students currently studying in class 12 can also apply but they have to present their final mark sheet and board certificate during the time of enrolment in a Brazilian University. Proficiency in the Portuguese language is also required.
Presidential Scholarships, Sri LankaThe students pursuing bachelor’s degree courses can apply for the scholarship (It does not cover Engineering, Dentistry and Medicine). The age of the applicant must be under 25 years.
Ms. Agatha Harrison Memorial FellowshipThe fellowship is open for students who maintain a uniform academic record with at least 60% marks in post-graduation and with a Ph.D. degree in the respective subject field. The scholars between the age of 30 years and 40 years can apply. The students need to have an inclination towards an academic career in the following specializations – History Political Science Economics The applicants also need to have a minimum teaching experience of 3 years at graduate/postgraduate level after completing Ph.D.
National Scholarship Scheme 

Selection Criteria

The following selection criteria will be undertaken by the people to select candidates in different types of scholarships:-

Scholarship NameSelection Criteria
Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University StudentsThe scholars will be selected on the basis of merit as per the state-allocated quota. The verification of applications will be done at two levels – institution level and State Education Board level.
Prime Minister Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS) for Jammu KashmirThe selection of scholars will be made on the basis of merit.
National Scheme of Incentive to Girls for Secondary Education (NSIGSE)All eligible girls will receive the scholarship under this scheme.
National Means Cum Merit ScholarshipThe selection of scholars will be made through a selection test namely, Mental Ability Test (MAT) and Scholastic Ability Test (SAT) conducted by each state/UT.
Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship (PMRF)The selection of fellows will be made at two stages – Shortlisting of application forms by ReviewersPerformance of the applicant in Written test or interview at a nodal institute.
AICTE Pragati Scholarship for GirlsThe selection of the candidates will be made on the basis of merit obtained by them in the qualifying examination.
AICTE-Saksham Scholarship SchemeThe selection of the candidates will be based on their academic merit.
Commonwealth Scholarships in the United KingdomThe scholars will be selected by CSC’s (Commonwealth Scholarship Commission) selection committee on the basis of academic merit, quality of study plan and potential impact of candidate’s work on the development of their home country.
New Zealand Commonwealth ScholarshipsThe selection of candidates will be based on the interview conducted by the provider for shortlisted candidates only.
Chinese Government ScholarshipsThe selection of candidates will be made on the basis of merit and interview conducted by the selection committee.
South Korean Government ScholarshipsThe scholars will be shortlisted by the Selection Committee for the interview on the basis of merit.
Japanese Government ScholarshipsThe selection of scholars will be made by the Government of Japan on the basis of merit.
Italian Government ScholarshipsThe initial level of selection will be made by MHRD and the final selection will be made by the Italian Government.
Mexican Government ScholarshipsThe initial level of selection will be made by MHRD and the final selection will be made by the Mexican Government.
Israel Government ScholarshipsThe selection of the candidates will be made on the basis of merit.
Brazilian Government ScholarshipsThe selection of the candidates will be made on the basis of merit.
Presidential Scholarships, Sri LankaThe selection of candidates will be made by the Government of Sri Lanka.
Ms. Agatha Harrison Memorial FellowshipOnly one candidate will receive the fellowship through an interview.
NMMS Scholarship

Award Details

The following awards will be available in the different scholarships available by the organization:-

Scholarship NameAward Details
Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University StudentsFor graduation level, the scholarship amount is INR 10,000 per annum For post-graduation level, the scholarship amount is INR 20,000 per annum For 5-year professional course, the scholarship amount is INR 20,000 per annum in the 4th and 5th year
Prime Minister Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS) for Jammu KashmirAcademic fee Maintenance charges of INR 1,00,000 paid in two equal installments
National Scheme of Incentive to Girls for Secondary Education (NSIGSE)INR 3000 with interest
National Means Cum Merit ScholarshipINR 6000 per annum (INR 500 per month)
Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship (PMRF)INR 70,000 per month for the first and second year of study INR 75,000 per month for the third year of study. INR 80,000 per month for the fourth and fifth year of study Additional research grant of INR 2 Lakh per annum for 5 years
AICTE Pragati Scholarship for GirlsA tuition fee of INR 30,000 or actual (whichever is less) Incidental charges of INR 2,000 per month for a duration of 10 months every year
AICTE-Saksham Scholarship SchemeA tuition fee of INR 30,000 or actual (whichever is less) Incidental charges of INR 2,000 per month for a duration of 10 months every year
Commonwealth Scholarships in the United KingdomAirfare, tuition fees, a stipend of GBP 1065 per month or GBP 1306 per month, warm clothing allowance, thesis grant, study travel grant, child allowance (if applicable)
New Zealand Commonwealth ScholarshipsFull tuition cost, medical and travel insurance, assistance with research and thesis cost and living allowance
Chinese Government ScholarshipsThe full scholarship covers the full tuition fee, accommodation, a monthly stipend, and medical insurance. The partial scholarship covers one or some items of the full scholarship.
South Korean Government ScholarshipsSettlement allowance of KRW 200,000 Monthly allowance of up to KRW 1,500,000 A research allowance of up to KRW 240,000 per semester Language training fees is fully covered Degree tuition is fully covered Reimbursement of thesis (dissertation) printing fee Medical insurance of KRW 20,000 per month Korean proficiency grant of KRW 100,000 per month
Japanese Government ScholarshipsMonthly stipend of 143,000 Yen Round trip airfare An exemption in tuition fees
Italian Government ScholarshipsMonthly stipend of EUR 900
Mexican Government ScholarshipsMonthly stipend of MXN 9800.96 for masters and specialization and MXN 12251 for doctoral and postdoctoral studies. Tuition and registration fee for the course Health insurance Visa expense
Israel Government ScholarshipsThe full scholarship covers tuition fee, basic health insurance and a monthly allowance for one academic year (8 months only) The partial scholarship covers part of the tuition fee, basic health insurance and monthly allowance for one academic year (8 months only)
Brazilian Government ScholarshipsFull tuition fee waiver
Presidential Scholarships, Sri LankaCovers tuition and registration fee Free Visa for studies Settlement allowance of LKR 10,000 Monthly living allowance of LKR 30,000 Reimbursement of cost of return airfare (economy class) to come to Sri Lanka Reimbursement of IELTS/TOEFL examination fees
Ms. Agatha Harrison Memorial FellowshipGBP 29,944.85 per annum (including stipend amount, travel allowance, college lunches, 6 high table dinner and other administration charges)

Application Method

You can apply for the MHRD Scholarship following the application methods:-

Scholarship NameHow to apply
Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University StudentsApply online through the National Scholarship Portal (NSP).
Prime Minister Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS) for Jammu KashmirApply online through PMSSS J&K Scholarship Portal.
National Scheme of Incentive to Girls for Secondary Education (NSIGSE)Apply online through NSP or offline through respective District Education Officers
National Means Cum Merit ScholarshipApply online through the National Scholarship Portal (NSP).
Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship (PMRF)Apply online through PMRF online application portal.
AICTE Pragati Scholarship for GirlsApply online through the official website of AICTE Pragati Saksham
AICTE-Saksham Scholarship SchemeApply online through the official website of AICTE Pragati Saksham
Commonwealth Scholarships in the United KingdomApply online through Sakshat Portal of MHRD
New Zealand Commonwealth ScholarshipsApply through MHRD (your nominating agency)
Chinese Government ScholarshipsApply online through Sakshat Portal of MHRD
South Korean Government ScholarshipsApply online through Sakshat Portal of MHRD
Japanese Government ScholarshipsApply offline through the Embassy of Japan in India
Italian Government ScholarshipsApply online through Sakshat Portal of MHRD
Mexican Government ScholarshipsApply offline through MHRD or online through the Mexican government’s website
Israel Government ScholarshipsApply online through Sakshat Portal of MHRD
Brazilian Government ScholarshipsApply offline through the Brazilian Embassy or Consulate
Presidential Scholarships, Sri LankaApply offline by submitting your applications along with supporting documents at Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD)
Ms. Agatha Harrison Memorial FellowshipApply online through Sakshat Portal of MHRD

Scholarship Reservation

The following reservations are provided to the people belonging to different categories in MHRD Scholarship:-

CategoriesReservation Criteria
SC15%
ST7.5%
OBC27%
PH/ PwD5%

Application Procedure Under MHRD Scholarship

To apply for the MHRD Scholarship you will have to follow the simple procedure given below:-

Application Procedure Under MHRD Scholarship
  • Click on the Latest Update section
  • The notification about the MHRD Scholarship will be displayed on your screen
  • Click on the notifications.
  • Read the notification carefully
  • Apply for the MHRD Scholarship.
  • Fill up the application form
  • Upload all of the documents
  • Take a printout of the duly filled application form
  • Submit the application form with the documents to your respective institution.

Check Beneficiary List

  • Go to the Official Website of MHRD.
  • The homepage will open on the screen.
  • Select the scholarship from the Latest Updates section.
  • Now select the Beneficiary List option.
  • A state-wise list of all the beneficiaries will open on the screen.
  • Select the state and check your name in the list.

Submit Feedback

Feedback
  • The page will take you to an external page.
  • Now you can submit your feedback here.
  • Enter the feedback form details in the form and click on Submit option.

Register Public Grievance

  • Go to the Official Website of the Department of Administrative Reforms & Public Grievances.
  • The homepage will open on the screen.
  • Select the Register Public Grievance option.
  • Login with your details if already registered or Register as new.
Register Grievance
  • The grievance form will open.
  • Enter the details in the form and click on the Submit option.

View Status

  • Go to the Official Website of the Department of Administrative Reforms & Public Grievances.
  • The homepage will open on the screen.
  • Select the View Status option.
  • A new page will open on the screen.
View Status
  • Enter the details like Registration Number, Mobile Number, etc.
  • Now click on the Submit option.

Contact Details

  • Department Of Higher Education, Shri Madhu Ranjan Kumar Joint Secretary Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi – 110001
  • Department Of School Education & Literacy, Shri Maneesh Garg Joint Secretary (SE-I) Shastri Bhawan New Delhi – 110001

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