Swami Vivekananda Scholarship
Elevating education and transforming lives, the Swami Vivekananda Scholarship 2023 is an excellent opportunity for deserving yet financially challenged students across West Bengal. This scholarship initiative is to support talented students to fulfill their dream of higher education. Be it the Higher Secondary Level, Undergraduate Level, Postgraduate Level, or any academic pursuit, this Merit Cum Means Scholarship paves the way for brighter futures.
Eligibility Criteria for Vivekananda Scholarship
To qualify for the Swami Vivekananda Scholarship, students must meet the following criteria for different academic levels:
1. Undergraduate Level Scholarships:
Applicants must have obtained at least 75% marks in their Higher Secondary examinations, demonstrating their academic excellence and dedication.
2. Diploma (Polytechnic) Level Scholarships:
Aspiring students must have completed their Secondary education with outstanding marks and be pursuing a Diploma from a recognized Board or institution.
3. Postgraduate Level Scholarships:
Aspirants should have secured at least 55% marks in Honours subjects at the Graduation level Programme, showcasing their commitment to higher education.
Documents Required for SVMCM Scholarship
To apply for the Swami Vivekananda Scholarship, applicants need to submit the following essential documents:
- Copy of the last Mark sheet, reflecting their academic performance.
- Residential proof, verifying their current address in West Bengal.
- Photocopy of the first page of the passbook, displaying the A/C number for seamless fund transfer.
- Income declaration affidavit, proving their economically backward status.
- Passport size photograph, enabling proper identification.
- Income Certificate, further validating their financial need.
Scholarship Courses Offered and Scholarship Amounts
The Merit Cum Means Scholarship provides financial support to students pursuing various courses at different academic levels:
- Under Graduate (UG) Level Scholarships:
Scholarship Amount: Rs. 750/- to Rs. 1500/- per month
- Diploma (Polytechnic) Level Scholarships:
Scholarship Amount: Rs. 750/- per month
- Post-Graduate Level Scholarships:
Scholarship Amount: Rs. 1200/- to Rs. 1400/- per month
Application Process for Swami Vivekananda Scholarship
To apply for the Vivekananda Scholarship, follow these steps:
- Check the eligibility criteria mentioned above to ensure you meet the requirements.
- Visit the official website of the scholarship
- Select the appropriate link for the scholarship application.
- Carefully read all the provided information to understand the application process.
- Click on the “Apply Online” link.
- Fill out the online application form with all the necessary details.
- Upload a recent passport-size photograph and the required documents.
- Click on the “Submit” button to complete the online application.
Finally, print a hard copy of the SVMCM Scholarship application form and send it along with the required documents to the following address:
Education Directorate (Directorate of Public Instruction), W.B
Scholarship & Stipend Section,
Bikash Bhavan, 9th floor, North Wing,
Salt Lake, Kolkata-700091
Important Dates for Application
Opening Date: June 2023
Closing Date: 20 Aug 2023
Renewal (including K3 Renewal) Application:
Opening Date: June 2023
Closing Date: Aug 2023