Digital Gujarat Scholarship 2021 - Eligibility, Important Dates, and Application Process @ digitalgujarat.gov.in

Last Updated : 03 Jul 2021
Digital Gujarat Scholarship

Digital Gujarat is an online portal run by the Government of Gujarat and its subsidiary departments for providing financial assistance to students belonging to economically weaker and underprivileged sections of society. The government offers various scholarships for students at school, college, and research levels. The article here provides details about eligibility criteria, application process, and awards under different scholarships schemes.

Gujarat Scholarship Latest Update - The application process for Post Matric scholarships for OBC/ SC/ ST/ SEBC students will probably begin in November 2021.

Gujarat Scholarship - Quick Overview

Scholarship Name

Digital Gujarat Scholarship

Scholarship Provider

Government of Gujarat

Scholarship Type

  • Scholarship for Financially Deprived
  • Means Based Scholarship
  • School-Based Scholarship
  • College Based Scholarship
  • Research-Based Scholarship

Deadline

November 2021

Award/ Benefits

Different benefits under different schemes

Age Limit

No Limit

Gender

All (No Limitation)

Application Process

Online

State

Gujrat

Scholarship Portal

www.digitalgujarat.gov.in

Digital Gujarat Scholarship - Important Dates

The important dates for the post-matric scholarship for the academic year 2021-22 are as under:

Scholarship Events

Important Dates

Application process begins

November 2021

Last date for submitting online applications

December 2021

Last date for submitting print-out of application with specific documents to respective institutions

January 2021

Last date for scrutiny and forwarding of applications by institutes

February 2021

Last date for submission of duly attested verified students lists and printed application forms by institutes to respective Department District Officers

February 2021

Digital Gujarat Scholarship: Quick Overview

Deadline 31 Dec 2021
Class / Course Research Students, School, College
Scholarship Type Scholarship for Financially Deprived
Awarded Amount
Age Limit N/A
Gender All
Religion All
State Gujarat
Country India
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Available Application Forms

Digital Gujarat Scholarships - Complete List

Scholarship Name

Application Period

Provider Name

Mukhyamantri Yuva Swavalamban Yojana, Gujarat

June to August

Education Department, Government of Gujarat

Scholarships to the Disabled Students, Gujarat

June to August

Department of Social Justice and Empowerment, Gujarat

Post SSC Scholarship for Girls (NTDNT), Gujarat

Post SSC Scholarship for Boys (NTDNT), Gujarat 2018

Post SSC Scholarship for Boys (SEBC), Gujarat

Post SSC Scholarship for Girls (SEBC), Gujarat

Food Bill Assistance to SC students, Gujarat

Food Bill Assistance for Medical/ Engineering Students (SEBC), Gujarat

Educational Assistance for NTDNT students studying in self-financed college, Gujarat

Higher Secondary Scholarship (Minority), Gujarat

Fellowship Scheme for M.Phil and PhD Students (SEBC), Gujarat

Swami Vivekanand Stipend Scheme for Technical and Professional Courses (NTDNT), Gujarat

Swami Vivekanand Stipend Scheme for Technical and Professional Courses (EBC), Gujarat

Swami Vivekanand Stipend Scheme for Technical and Professional Courses (Minority), Gujarat

Instrumental Assistance for Medical, Engineering, Diploma Students (SEBC), Gujarat

Higher Education Scheme, Gujarat

Scholarships to SC Students for ITI/Professional Studies, Gujarat

Post Matric Scholarship for SC Students, Gujarat

August to October

Post Matric Scholarship for ST Students, Gujarat

August to October

Fellowship Scheme, Gujarat

June to August

Research Scholarship, Gujarat

Swami Vivekanand Stipend Scheme for ITI courses, Gujarat

Scholarship for the students of Government Colleges, Gujarat

War Concession Scheme, Gujarat

EBC Fees Exemption Scheme, Gujarat

Instrumental Help to SC Students (Medical, Engineering, Diploma courses), Gujarat

Post Matric Scholarship for OBC students, Gujarat

August to October

Fellowship Scheme for M.Phil & Ph.D (SC) students, Gujarat

June to August

Post Matric Scholarship for ST girl students, Gujarat

Scholarship for students studying at Dr Ambedkar or Indira Gandhi Open University (SEBC), Gujarat

Food Bill Assistance in College Attached Hostels, Gujarat

Higher Secondary Scholarship (SEBC), Gujarat

Instrumental Assistance for First-year Students of Medical/Engineering/Diploma Courses, Gujarat

Special Scholarship for Boys and Girls Students, Gujarat

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Gujarat Scholarships - Eligibility Criteria

Scholarships Name

Eligibility Criteria

Mukhyamantri Yuva Swavalamban Yojana, Gujarat

  • Must have obtained 80 percentile in class 10th or 12th and got admission in the first year of diploma/ degree course. OR
  • Must have obtained 65 percentile in Diploma and got admission in the first/ second year of degree course.
  • Annual income of the family must be equal to or less than ₹ 6 lakh.

Scholarships to the Disabled Students, Gujarat

  • Those with more than 40% disability can apply.
  • Students from classes 1st to 12th can apply.
  • Annual family income must be more than ₹ 50,000.
  • Must have scored at least 40% marks in the previous exam.
  • Must have satisfactory attendance in the previous session.

Post SSC Scholarship for Girls (NTDNT), Gujarat

  • Applicable only for female students studying in class 11th to Ph.D level.
  • Must belong to the NTDNT category.

Post SSC Scholarships for Boys (NTDNT) Gujarat

  • Applicable for male students belonging to NTDNT category and studying in class 11th to Ph.D level.
  • Annual family income must be less than ₹ 1.50 lakh (urban areas) and ₹ 1.20 lakh (rural areas)

Post SSC Scholarship for Boys (SEBC), Gujarat

  • Applicants must be male students studying in class 11th to Ph.D level.
  • Scholarship is applicable for SEBC category students.

Post SSC Scholarship for Girls (SEBC), Gujarat

  • Applicants must be female students studying in class 11th to Ph.D level.
  • Scholarship is applicable for SEBC category students.

Food bill Assistance to SC Students, Gujarat

  • Students must be pursuing a medical/ engineering programme.
  • Must belong to SC category.
  • Annual family income must be more than ₹ 2.50 lakh.

Food Bill Assistance for Medical/Engineering Students (SEBC), Gujarat

  • SEBC students pursuing a Medical or Engineering programme in a college with a hostel.
  • Annual family income must be less than or equal to ₹ 2.50 lakh.

Educational Assistance for NTDNT Students Studying in Self-Financed College, Gujarat

  • Must belong to NTDNT category.
  • Must be studying in a self-financed college.
  • Annual family income must be less than ₹ 2 lakh.

Higher Secondary Scholarship (Minority), Gujarat

  • Applicable for students of minority communities studying in class 11th or 12th.
  • Annual family income must be less than ₹ 1.50 lakh.

Fellowship Scheme for M.Phil. and Ph.D Students (SEBC), Gujarat

  • Must belong to the SEBC category.
  • Must be pursuing a Ph.D or M.Phil. course.
  • Annual family income must not be more than ₹ 45,760.

Swami Vivekanand Stipend Scheme for Technical and Professional Courses (NTDNT), Gujarat

  • Students must belong to NTDNT category
  • Must be pursuing a professional or technical course
  • Annual family income must be less than ₹ 1.50 lakh (urban areas) and ₹ 1.20 lakh (rural areas)

Swami Vivekanand Stipend Scheme for Technical and Professional Courses (EBC), Gujarat

  • Students must belong to the EBC category
  • Must be pursuing a professional or technical course
  • Annual family income must be less than ₹ 1.50 lakh (urban areas) and ₹ 1.20 lakh (rural areas)

Swami Vivekanand Stipend Scheme for Technical and Professional Courses (Minority), Gujarat

  • Students must belong to the minority category
  • Must be pursuing a professional or technical course
  • Annual family income must be less than ₹ 1.50 lakh (urban areas) and ₹ 1.20 lakh (rural areas)

Instrumental Assistance for Medical, Engineering, Diploma students (SEBC), Gujarat

  • SEBC students studying Engineering or Medical or Diploma courses
  • Annual family income must be less than ₹ 2.50 lakh

Higher Education Scheme, Gujarat

  • Students of class 11th or 12 or graduation or post-graduation pursuing engineering, medical, pharmacy, Science, Law, Ayurveda, Commerce, Arts, Fine Arts can apply.
  • Annual family income must be less than ₹ 2.5 lakh

Scholarship to SC Students for ITI/ Professional Studies, Gujarat

  • Students must belong to the SC category.
  • Must be pursuing a professional or ITI course
  • Annual family income must be more than ₹ 68,000 (urban areas) and ₹ 47,000 (rural areas)

Post Matric Scholarship for SC students, Gujarat

  • Only SC category students can apply
  • Annual income must be less than ₹ 2.50 lakh
  • Must be studying at graduation or post-graduation level
  • Those pursuing education through correspondence or distance learning are also eligible
  • Students must not be repeating the same class more than once

Post Matric Scholarship for ST students, Gujarat

  • Only ST category students can apply
  • Annual income must be less than ₹ 2.5 lakh
  • Must be studying from class 11th to post-graduation level
  • Those pursuing education through correspondence or distance learning are also eligible
  • Students must not be repeating the same class more than once

Fellowship Scheme, Gujarat

  • Must belong to SEBC/ SC/ ST and other categories
  • Must be studying in class 11th to post-graduation.
  • Must have scored at least 70% marks in class 10th.
  • Annual family income must be equal to or less than 2.5 lakh

Research Scholarship, Gujarat

  • Must have passed B.Sc. and M.Sc. with second class grades in relevant subjects.
  • Must be willing to pursue Ph.D research programme in Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Zoology, and Microbiology
  • Age of the applicant must not be more than 25 years.

Swami Vivekanand Stipend Scheme for ITI courses, Gujarat

  • Students pursuing ITI (Technical, Diploma, Industrial and Professional) courses

Scholarship for students of Government colleges, Gujarat

  • Students studying in Science, Commerce, and Arts courses at government college

War Concession Scheme, Gujarat

  • Wards of war martyred jawans studying in government or grant-in-aid institutions

EBC Fee Exemption Scheme, Gujarat

  • Currently studying at the graduate level
  • Full scholarship for those securing more than 60% in class 12th and a half for those securing less than 60%
  • Annual family income must be less than or equal to ₹ 2.50 lakh
  • Must have secured minimum 50% marks in graduation for renewal of the scheme.

Instrumental Help to SC Students (Medical, Engineering, diploma courses), Gujarat

  • Must belong to the SC community.
  • Must be pursuing Engineering, Medical or diploma course
  • Annual family income must be less than ₹ 44,500 from all sources

Post Matric Scholarship for OBC students, Gujarat

  • Must belong to the OBC category.
  • Must be studying in any class from 11th to post-graduation.
  • Annual family income must be more than ₹ 1 lakh.

Fellowship Scheme for M.Phil. & Ph.D (SC) students, Gujarat

  • Must belong to SC category.
  • Must be pursuing M.Phil. or Ph.D course
  • Annual family income must be less than ₹ 2 lakh.

Post Matric Scholarship for ST Girl Students, Gujarat

  • Female students belonging to the ST category pursuing a regular course.
  • Annual family income must be less than ₹ 2.50 lakh

Scholarship for Students Studying at Dr Ambedkar or Indira Gandhi Open University (SEBC), Gujarat

  • Students must belong to the SEBC category. Must be studying at Dr Ambedkar or Indira Gandhi Open University

Food Bill Assistance in College Attached Hostels, Gujarat

  • Must belong to the ST community.
  • Pursuing a regular course from a recognised university
  • Annual family income must be less than ₹ 2.50 lakh

Higher Secondary Scholarship (SEBC), Gujarat

  • Must belong to SEBC category
  • Must be studying in class 11th or 12th

Instrumental Assistance for First-year Students of Medical/Engineering/Diploma Courses, Gujarat

  • Must belong to ST community
  • Must be studying in the first year of an Engineering, Medical or Diploma course.
  • Annual family income must be less than ₹ 2.50 lakh.
  • Applicable only for full-time courses from a government recognised college.

Special Scholarship for Boys and Girls Students, Gujarat

  • Must be studying in class 1st to 10th.
  • Must belong to Valmiki, Nadiya, Hadi, Turi, VankarSadhu, Senva, Dalit-Bava, Garoda, Turi-Barot, Trigar/ Tirbanda, Thori, or Matang community.
  • Must have a minimum 70% attendance in the school.

Awards/ Benefits under Digital Gujarat Scholarships 2021

Scholarships Name

Awards/ Benefits

Mukhyamantri Yuva Swavalamban Yojana, Gujarat

  • Tuition fee of up to ₹ 2 lakh
  • Hostel fee assistance of ₹ 12,000
  • Books/ equipment assistance of up to ₹ 10,000

Scholarships to the Disabled Students, Gujarat

  • ₹ 1,000 per annum to classes 1st to 7th students
  • ₹ 1,500 or ₹ 5,000 per annum to students of classes 8th to 12th

 

Post SSC Scholarship for Girls (NTDNT), Gujarat

Financial assistance of up to ₹ 280 per month

Post SSC Scholarships for Boys (NTDNT) Gujarat

Financial assistance of up to ₹ 280 per month

Post SSC Scholarship for Boys (SEBC), Gujarat

Financial assistance of up to ₹ 280 per month

Post SSC Scholarship for Girls (SEBC), Gujarat

Financial assistance of up to ₹ 280 per month

Food bill Assistance to SC Students, Gujarat

₹ 1,000 per month for 10 months

Food Bill Assistance for Medical/Engineering Students (SEBC), Gujarat

₹ 1,200 per month as meal bill relief

Educational Assistance for NTDNT Students Studying in Self-Financed College, Gujarat

Up to ₹ 50,000 against registration fee, examination fee, and other expenses

Higher Secondary Scholarship (Minority), Gujarat

Financial assistance of up to ₹ 1,140 per annum

Fellowship Scheme for M.Phil. and Ph.D. Students (SEBC), Gujarat

₹ 25,000 for M.Phil students

₹ 30,000 for Ph.D students

Swami Vivekanand Stipend Scheme for Technical and Professional Courses (NTDNT), Gujarat

For one-year professional course - ₹ 125 per month

For government ITI course - ₹ 400 per month

Swami Vivekanand Stipend Scheme for Technical and Professional Courses (EBC), Gujarat

For one-year professional course - ₹ 125 per month

For government ITI course - ₹ 400 per month

Swami Vivekanand Stipend Scheme for Technical and Professional Courses (Minority), Gujarat

For one-year professional course - ₹ 125 per month

For government ITI course - ₹ 400 per month

Instrumental Assistance for Medical, Engineering, Diploma students (SEBC), Gujarat

₹ 10,000 for medical students

₹ 5,000 for engineering students

₹ 3,000 for Diploma students

Higher Education Scheme, Gujarat

Financial grant ranging from ₹ 1,000 to ₹ 6,000 per annum

Scholarship to SC Students for ITI/ Professional Studies, Gujarat

₹ 400 per month

Post Matric Scholarship for SC students, Gujarat

Variable financial assistance

Post Matric Scholarship for ST students, Gujarat

Variable financial assistance

Fellowship Scheme, Gujarat

₹ 2,000 per month at secondary level

₹ 3,000 per month at graduation level

₹ 5,000 per month at postgraduate level

Research Scholarship, Gujarat

Variable financial assistance

Swami Vivekanand Stipend Scheme for ITI courses, Gujarat

Variable financial assistance

Scholarship for students of Government colleges, Gujarat

₹ 3,000 for first position holder

₹ 2,000 for second position holder

₹ 1,000 for third position holder

War Concession Scheme, Gujarat

Free studentship, fee concession, and other educational facilities

EBC Fee Exemption Scheme, Gujarat

Full or half fee exemption

Instrumental Help to SC Students (Medical, Engineering, diploma courses), Gujarat

₹ 3,000 assistance against purchased equipment

Post Matric Scholarship for OBC students, Gujarat

Financial assistance of up to ₹ 750 per month

Fellowship Scheme for M.Phil. & Ph.D (SC) students, Gujarat

₹ 2,500 per month for M.Phil. programme and ₹ 3,000 per month for Ph.D programme

Post Matric Scholarship for ST Girl Students, Gujarat

Suitable financial assistance

Scholarship for Students Studying at Dr Ambedkar or Indira Gandhi Open University (SEBC), Gujarat

Suitable financial assistance

Food Bill Assistance in College Attached Hostels, Gujarat

Food bill assistance

Higher Secondary Scholarship (SEBC), Gujarat

Financial assistance of up to ₹ 1,140

Instrumental Assistance for First-year Students of Medical/Engineering/Diploma Courses, Gujarat

Reimbursement against instruments purchased in the first year

Special Scholarship for Boys and Girls Students, Gujarat

₹ 650 per month

Digital Gujarat Scholarships 2021 - Application Process

Applications for the Mukhyamantri Yuva Swavalamban Yojana can be submitted through its respective portal and for the ‘Scholarships to the Disabled Students’ through the office of the District Social Security Officer. Besides these scholarships, applications for the remaining scholarships can be made online through the Digital Gujarat portal.

Procedure for application submission through the Digital Gujarat portal is provided under:

  • Go to the Digital Gujarat official website.
  • Click on the ‘Login’ link on the home page.
  • Click on the ‘Click for New Registration (Citizen)’ link.
  • Enter the details asked for and save the information.
  • An OTP will be sent to your registered mobile number. Enter the OTP to complete the registration process.
  • Once the registration is complete, provide the mandatory information and upload the photograph to update the profile.
  • Login using the ID and password.
  • Select the scholarship you want to apply for.
  • Choose the application language and read the instructions carefully.
  • Click on the ‘Continue to Service’ option and fill the remaining application form.
  • Upload all the supporting documents and submit the final application form.

Digital Gujarat Scholarship - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Question 1: What is Digital Gujarat Scholarship?

Digital Gujarat scholarship is an online portal comprising different scholarships offered by the departments under the Government of Gujarat.

Question 2: I have passed class 12th. Is there any scholarship for me?

Yes. You can check out the scholarships on the Digital Gujarat portal. After registering and updating your profile on the portal, all the scholarships you are eligible for will appear.

Question 3: Are the scholarships available only for the Gujarat domicile students?

Yes. Candidates must have a Gujarat domicile along with satisfying other eligibility conditions.

Question 4: What is the last date to apply for the Digital Gujarat scholarship?

The last dates for the scholarships are different for different scholarships.

Question 5: How can we check the scholarship status on the official portal?

You can check the scholarship status by logging in to the dashboard.




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