Introduction

Means cum Merit Scholarship

The Higher Education Department, Assam has been endeavoring to make higher accessible to the students belonging to all sections of the society of Assam. As a small part of this endeavor, the Department has chalked out this scheme to provide some financial assistance to the poor meritious students of the state which might held in a big way to these needy students in pursuing their higher studies.

In all the degree college of Assam, a considerable number of students belonging to very poor families are pursuing their higher studies. The financial conditions of the family of these poor students have become a hardship in pursuit of their studies. Therefore, the government has proposed to provide some financial assistance to the poor meritious students to lessen their financial woes so that they can pay their admission fees, purchase books, journal and other study materials.

Objective

The main objective of this scheme is to provide one type financial assistance to the poor but meritious students of the state to pursue their higher studies. The financial incentive is aimed to encourage the brilliant students of the state for working hard to achieve excellence in their relevant field of study.

Quantum Of Financial Assistance

  • The quantum of the fund will be provided to the eligible students under this scheme @ Rs.1000/- pm.
  • The amount will be paid to the eligible students as one-time assistance every year through their Bank Account.