Savitribai Phule Scholarship 2018 encourages the school students of Maharashtra Region

Published on : 04 Dec 2018
Savitribai Phule Scholarship

To encourage Schedule Tribe and Scheduled Caste Community aspirants, the Department of Social Justice and Special Assistance under Maharashtra government set an agenda and launched a program named as Savitribai Phule Scholarship for the auspicious girl students in the state. The scholarship aimed to protect and safeguard the rights of weaker sections of the society.

The outline is designed to build economic interest and motivate backward class for education. Under the Pre-Matric Merit Scholarship 2018, students who are currently enrolled in between class 5th to class 10th are eligible to submit the application. To optimize the thought of girl power the government of Maharashtra participates and come forward to offer a helping hand in the form of financial assistance worth of ₹ 100 per month.

Savitribai Phule Scholarship: Quick Overview

Deadline 31 Dec 2018
Class / Course Class 5, Class 6, Class 7, Class 8, Class 9, Class 10
Scholarship Type School Based Scholarship
Awarded Amount Up to ₹ 100 per month
Age Limit 16 Years
Gender All
Religion All
State Maharashtra
Country India
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Maharashtra government announces a fellowship portal known as Savitribai Phule Scholarship for the VJNT/SBC/SC Girl students who won’t be able to support their dreams. The resolve their education problems this initiative has been taken for the commendable aspirants of backward class. The last date for submission of application form for Savitribai Phule Scholarship 2018-19 is 31st December 2018.

Benefits of the Savitribai Phule Scholarship:

All the eligible entrants who pass all the hurdles will receive an amount of ₹ 100 per month for the duration of 10 months.

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Scholarship amount



Studying students of Class 8th to 10th

₹ 100 per month

10 months


Studying students of Class 5th to 7th

₹ 60 per month

10 months

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Eligibility Criteria for Savitribai Phule Scholarship 2018:

  1. The scheme is only available for a girl candidate.
  2. An applicant must be belonging to VJNT, SC or SBC category.
  3. Must be a student of class 5th to 10th in government recognized schools.

Note: For renewal of the scheme, a girl student must be cleared her previous year examination in order to continue and avail the benefits of the scheme.

Procedure of Application:  

For the concern scholarship, all the eligible students can enroll their entry only through their representing school. All the interested candidates can directly contact their school Head-Master or Principal. After this, the Head-Master will submit a list of eligible candidates and send it to the Assistant of Commissioner of Social Welfare of their respective district for sanction of Pre-Matric Merit Scholarship 2018.

Process of Selection:

It’s a merit based program all the winners will be shortlisted based on their performance and hard working skills for the requisite scholarship.

Important Documents:

  • A copy of Aadhaar Card
  • The initial page of Bank Passbook
  • Previous year mark sheets
  • Domicile Certificate