Numerous students possessing promise encounter financial limitations that impede their journey toward advanced education, and this is precisely where the Gujarat Digital scholarship intervenes. This game-changing endeavor has played a crucial role in molding the destinies of numerous ambitious learners. Continue reading to acquire further insights.

Gujarat Digital Scholarship

Digital Gujarat Scholarships

Administered by the Government of Gujarat and its affiliated departments, the Digital Gujarat scholarships have the primary objective of extending financial support to students hailing from economically disadvantaged and marginalized backgrounds.

The Gujarat government extends a range of scholarships catering to various educational stages, encompassing school, college, and research levels.

This comprehensive guide outlines an extensive compilation of Gujarat scholarships, complete with their specific eligibility prerequisites, application procedures, and award particulars.

Whether candidates are aspiring for higher education after completing their 12th grade or seeking scholarships for advanced research, the comprehensive list below encompasses suitable opportunities.

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Key Dates

The applications for pre-matric scholarships catering to SC, ST, OBC, and SEBC students have been unveiled for the academic year 2024.

Those who fulfill the eligibility criteria can submit their applications before the specified closing date.

The following table presents the essential dates relevant to the Digital Gujarat scholarships for the academic year 2024.

ParticularsDetails*
Application start date for Pre-Matric Scholarships for SC/ST/OBC/SEBC students20 June 2024
Last date to submit online applicationsTo Be Notified
Last date to submit the print-out of the application along with specific documents to the respective institutionTo Be Notified
Last date for scrutiny and forwarding of online applications by institutesTo Be Notified
Last date of submission of duly attested verified student lists and printed application forms by the institution to the respective Department District OfficersTo Be Notified

List of Digital Gujarat Scholarships

Scholarship NameProvider NameApplication Period*
Mukhyamantri Yuva Swavalamban Yojana, GujaratEducation Department, Government of GujaratJune to August
Scholarships to the Disabled Students, GujaratDepartment of Social Justice and Empowerment, GujaratJune to August
Post SSC Scholarship for Girls (NTDNT), GujaratDepartment of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of GujaratJune to August
Post SSC Scholarships for Boys (NTDNT) Gujarat 2018Department of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of GujaratJune to August
Post SSC Scholarship for Boys (SEBC), GujaratDepartment of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of GujaratJune to August
Post SSC Scholarship for Girls (SEBC), GujaratDepartment of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of GujaratJune to August
Food Bill Assistance to SC Students, GujaratDepartment of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of GujaratJune to August
Food Bill Assistance for Medical/Engineering Students (SEBC), GujaratDepartment of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of GujaratJune to August
Educational Assistance for NTDNT Students Studying in Self-Financed College, GujaratDepartment of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of GujaratJune to August
Higher Secondary Scholarship (Minority), GujaratDepartment of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of GujaratJune to August
Fellowship Scheme for M.Phil and PhD Students (SEBC), GujaratDepartment of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of GujaratJune to August
Swami Vivekanand Stipend Scheme for Technical and Professional Courses (NTDNT), GujaratDepartment of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of GujaratJune to August
Swami Vivekanand Stipend Scheme for Technical and Professional Courses (EBC), GujaratDepartment of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of GujaratJune to August
Swami Vivekanand Stipend Scheme for Technical and Professional Courses (Minority), GujaratDepartment of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of GujaratJune to August
Instrumental Assistance for Medical, Engineering, Diploma Students (SEBC), GujaratDepartment of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of GujaratJune to August
Higher Education Scheme, GujaratGovernment of GujaratJune to August
Scholarships to SC Students for ITI/Professional Studies, GujaratDepartment of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of GujaratJune to August
Post Metric Scholarship for SC Students, GujaratDepartment of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of GujaratAugust to October
Post Metric Scholarship for ST Students, GujaratDepartment of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of GujaratAugust to October
Fellowship Scheme, GujaratDepartment of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of GujaratJune to August
Research Scholarship, GujaratDepartment of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of GujaratJune to August
Swami Vivekanand Stipend Scheme for ITI Courses, GujaratDepartment of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of GujaratJune to August
Scholarship for the Students of Government Colleges, GujaratDepartment of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of GujaratJune to August
War Concession Scheme, GujaratDepartment of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of GujaratJune to August
EBC Fees Exemption Scheme, GujaratDepartment of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of GujaratJune to August
Instrumental Help to SC Students (Medical, Engineering, Diploma Courses), GujaratDepartment of Social Justice and Empowerment, GujaratJune to August
Post Metric Scholarship for OBC students, GujaratDepartment of Social Justice and Empowerment, GujaratAugust to October
Fellowship Scheme for M.Phil & PhD (SC) Students, GujaratDepartment of Social Justice and Empowerment, GujaratJune to August
Post Matric Scholarship for ST Girl Students, GujaratDepartment of Social Justice and Empowerment, GujaratJune to August
Scholarship for Students Studying at Dr. Ambedkar or Indira Gandhi Open University (SEBC), GujaratDepartment of Social Justice and Empowerment, GujaratJune to August
Food Bill Assistance in College Attached Hostels, GujaratDepartment of Social Justice and Empowerment, GujaratJune to August
Higher Secondary Scholarship (SEBC), GujaratDepartment of Social Justice and Empowerment, GujaratJune to August
Instrumental Assistance for First-year Students of Medical/Engineering/Diploma Courses, GujaratDepartment of Social Justice and Empowerment, GujaratJune to August
Special Scholarship for Boys and Girls Students, GujaratDepartment of Social Justice and Empowerment, GujaratJune to August

Eligibility Criteria

Which scholarships are available for candidates to apply for? What are the fundamental eligibility prerequisites they must satisfy to qualify for any of the Gujarat scholarships?

The primary universal eligibility criterion for all Gujarat scholarships is the requirement to hold permanent residency within the state of Gujarat.

Alongside being a bona fide resident of Gujarat, applicants are also obligated to meet additional criteria that can differ from one scholarship to another.

The subsequent table provides an in-depth overview of the eligibility prerequisites for all the scholarships on offer.

Scholarship NameEligibility
Mukhyamantri Yuva Swavalamban Yojana, GujaratThe students obtaining 80 percentile in Class 10th/ 12th and getting admission in the first year of diploma/degree course respectively can apply.

The students obtaining 65 percent in diploma and getting admission in the first/second year of a degree course can apply.

The annual income of the family should not be more than INR 6,00,000.

Scholarships to the Disabled Students, GujaratThe students having a disability percentage of more than 40% can apply.

The scholarship is applicable for studies from Classes 1 to 12.

The annual income of the family should not be more than INR 50,000.

The candidate must have scored at least 40% marks in the previous examination passed.

Having regular satisfactory attendance in the previous session is mandatory.

Post SSC Scholarship for Girls (NTDNT), GujaratThe applicant must be a girl student and studying in Class 11 to PhD level.

The scholarship is applicable to NTDNT category girl students.

Post SSC Scholarships for Boys (NTDNT) GujaratThe students belonging to the NTDNT category and studying in Class 11 to PhD level can apply.

The annual income of the family should be less than INR 1,50,000 (for urban areas) and INR 1,20,000 (for rural areas).

Post SSC Scholarship for Boys (SEBC), GujaratThe applicant must be a boy student and studying in Class 11th to PhD level.

The scholarship is applicable to SEBC category girl students.

Post SSC Scholarship for Girls (SEBC), GujaratThe applicant must be a girl student and studying in Class 11 to PhD level.

The scholarship is applicable to SEBC category girl students.

Food Bill Assistance to SC Students, GujaratThe SC category students pursuing a medical or engineering program can apply.

The annual income of the family should not be more than INR 2,50,000.

Food Bill Assistance for Medical/Engineering Students (SEBC), GujaratThe SEBC students who pursuing a Medical and Engineering program in a college-affiliated hostel can apply.

The annual income of the family should not be more than INR 2,50,000 from all sources.

Educational Assistance for NTDNT Students Studying in Self-Financed College, GujaratThe students belonging to the NTDNT category who are studying in a self-financed college can apply.

The annual family income should be less than INR 2,00,000.

Higher Secondary Scholarship (Minority), GujaratThe scholarship is applicable to minority community students who are studying in Classes 11 and 12.

The annual income of the family should be less than INR 1,50,000.

Fellowship Scheme for M.Phil. and PhD Students (SEBC), GujaratThe students belonging to the SEBC category and pursuing a PhD or M.Phil. course can apply.

The annual income of the family should not be more than INR 45,760 from all sources.

Swami Vivekanand Stipend Scheme for Technical and Professional Courses (NTDNT), GujaratThe students belonging to the NTDNT category and pursuing a professional or technical course can apply.

The annual income of the family should be less than INR 1,20,000 (for rural areas) and INR 1,50,000 (for urban areas).

Swami Vivekanand Stipend Scheme for Technical and Professional Courses (EBC), GujaratThe students belonging to the EBC category and pursuing a professional or technical course can apply.

The annual income of the family should be less than INR 1,20,000 (for rural areas) and INR 1,50,000 (for urban areas).

Swami Vivekanand Stipend Scheme for Technical and Professional Courses (Minority), GujaratMinority community students pursuing a professional or technical course can apply.

The annual income of the family should be less than INR 1,20,000 (for rural areas) and INR 1,50,000 (for urban areas).

Instrumental Assistance for Medical, Engineering, Diploma Students (SEBC), GujaratThe SEBC candidates studying in Medical, Engineering and Diploma courses can apply.

The annual income of the family should be less than INR 2,50,000.

Higher Education Scheme, GujaratThe students of Class 11, 12, or college pursuing a course in Engineering, Medical, Arts, Ayurveda, Commerce, Science, Law, Post-graduation, Fine Arts, Pharmacy, etc. can apply.

The annual family income should be less than INR 2,50,000.

Scholarships to SC Students for ITI/Professional Studies, GujaratThe students belonging to the SC category and pursuing a professional or ITI course can apply.

The annual income of the family should not be more than INR 47,000 (for rural areas) and INR 68,000 (for urban areas).

Post Metric Scholarship for SC Students, GujaratSC category students can apply.

The annual income of the family should be less than INR 2,50,000.

They must be studying for graduation to postgraduation level.

The students pursuing their studies through correspondence or distance learning can also apply.

The student should not be a repeater in the same Class more than once.

Post Metric Scholarship for ST Students, GujaratThe students belonging to the ST category and studying in Class 11 to postgraduation can apply.

The annual income of the family should not be more than INR 2,50,000.

The students pursuing their studies through correspondence or distance learning can also apply.

The student should not be a repeater in the same Class more than once.

Fellowship Scheme, GujaratThe students belonging to SC/ST/SEBC and other categories who are studying in Class 11 to the postgraduate level can apply.

The minimum percentage of marks scored in Class 10 is 70%.

The annual income of the family should not be more than INR 2,50,000.

Research Scholarship, GujaratPostgraduate students who are willing to pursue a PhD research program in Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Biology, Zoology and Microbiology can apply.

The age of the applicant should not be more than 25 years.

The student should have passed BSc and MSc programs with second-class grades in relevant subjects.

Swami Vivekanand Stipend Scheme for ITI Courses, GujaratStudents pursuing ITI (Technical, Diploma, Industrial and Professional) courses can apply.
Scholarship for the Students of Government Colleges, GujaratStudents studying in the field of arts, science and commerce at government college can apply.
War Concession Scheme, GujaratWards of war-martyred jawans who are studying in government or grant-in-aid institutions can apply for this scheme.
EBC Fees Exemption Scheme, GujaratThe students who are currently studying at the graduate level can apply.

Full scholarships will be given to students who have obtained more than 60% marks in Class 12 while half scholarship will be given to students who have obtained less than 60% marks in Class 12.

The annual family income should not exceed INR 2,50,000.

For renewal, the student should secure a minimum of 50% marks at the graduate level.

Instrumental Help to SC Students (Medical, Engineering, Diploma Courses), GujaratThe students of the SC community who are pursuing an Engineering, Medical or Diploma course can apply.

The annual income of the family should be less than INR 44,500 from all sources.

Post Metric Scholarship for OBC students, GujaratThe students of the OBC category studying in Class 11 to postgraduation can apply.

The annual income of the family should not be more than INR 1,00,000 from all sources.

Fellowship Scheme for M.Phil. & PhD (SC) Students, GujaratThe SC category students pursuing M.Phil. or PhD programme are eligible for this scholarship.

The annual income of the family should be less than INR 2,00,000 from all sources.

Post Matric Scholarship for ST Girl Students, GujaratThe scheme is applicable for ST girl students who are pursuing a regular course from a recognised university/institute.

The annual family income should not be more than INR 2,50,000.

Scholarship for Students Studying at Dr. Ambedkar or Indira Gandhi Open University (SEBC), GujaratThe students belonging to the SEBC category and studying at Dr Ambedkar or Indira Gandhi Open University can apply.
Food Bill Assistance in College Attached Hostels, GujaratThis scheme is applicable to ST community students who are pursuing a regular course in a recognized college.

The applicants should have an annual family income of less than INR 2,50,000.

Higher Secondary Scholarship (SEBC), GujaratStudents belonging to the SEBC category and studying in Class 11 or 12 can apply.
Instrumental Assistance for First-year Students of Medical/Engineering/Diploma Courses, GujaratStudents belonging to the ST community and studying in the first year of Engineering, Medical or Diploma courses can apply.

The annual family income should not be more than INR 2,50,000.

The scholarship is applicable only for full-time courses from a government-recognized college.

Special Scholarship for Boys and Girls Students, GujaratThe students of Classes 1 to 10 are eligible to apply.

He/she should belong to Valmiki, Hadi, Nadiya, Turi, Senva, Vankar Sadhu, Garo-Garoda, Dalit-Bava, Tirgar/Tirbanda, Turi-Barot, Matang, and Thori communities.

He/she should have at least 70% attendance in the school.

How to Apply

To apply for this scholarship, you will have to visit the official website of Digital Gujarat, apply, and submit the form.

Rewards

Scholarship NameAward Details
Mukhyamantri Yuva Swavalamban Yojana, GujaratTuition fees of up to INR 2,00,000

Hostel food assistance of INR 12,000

Book equipment assistance of up to INR 10,000

Scholarships to the Disabled Students, GujaratINR 1,000 per annum to students of Classes 1 to 7

INR 1,500 or INR 5,000 per annum to students of Classes 8 to 12

Post SSC Scholarship for Girls (NTDNT), GujaratFinancial assistance of up to INR 280 per month
Post SSC Scholarships for Boys (NTDNT) GujaratFinancial assistance of up to INR 280 per month
Post SSC Scholarship for Boys (SEBC), GujaratFinancial assistance of up to INR 280 per month
Post SSC Scholarship for Girls (SEBC), GujaratFinancial assistance of up to INR 280 per month
Food Bill Assistance to SC Students, GujaratINR 1,000 per month for 10 months
Food Bill Assistance for Medical/Engineering Students (SEBC), GujaratINR 1,200 per month as meal bill relief
Educational Assistance for NTDNT Students Studying in Self-Financed College, GujaratFinancial assistance of up to INR 50,000 against examination fee, registration fee and other expenses
Higher Secondary Scholarship (Minority), GujaratFinancial assistance of up to INR 1,140 per annum
Fellowship Scheme for M.Phil. and PhD Students (SEBC), GujaratINR 25,000 for M.Phil. students

INR 30,000 for PhD students

Swami Vivekanand Stipend Scheme for Technical and Professional Courses (NTDNT), GujaratFor the one-year professional study – INR 125 per month

For government ITI – INR 400 per month

Swami Vivekanand Stipend Scheme for Technical and Professional Courses (EBC), GujaratFor the one-year professional study – INR 125 per month

For government ITI – INR 400 per month

Swami Vivekanand Stipend Scheme for Technical and Professional Courses (Minority), GujaratFor the one-year professional study – INR 125 per month

For government ITI – INR 400 per month

Instrumental Assistance for Medical, Engineering, Diploma Students (SEBC), GujaratMedical students will receive INR 10,000

Engineering students will receive INR 5,000

Diploma students will receive INR 3,000

Higher Education Scheme, GujaratFinancial grants ranging from INR 1,000 to INR 6,000 per annum
Scholarships to SC Students for ITI/Professional Studies, GujaratINR 400 per month
Post Matric Scholarship for SC Girl Students, GujaratVariable financial assistance
Post Metric Scholarship for ST Students, GujaratVariable financial assistance
Fellowship Scheme, GujaratINR 2,000 per month at the secondary level

INR 3,000 per month at the graduation level

INR 5,000 per month at the postgraduation level

Research Scholarship, GujaratVariable financial assistance
Swami Vivekanand Stipend Scheme for ITI Courses, GujaratSuitable financial assistance
Scholarship for the Students of Government Colleges, GujaratThe first position holder will receive INR 3,000

The second position holder will receive INR 2,000

The third position holder will receive INR 1,000

War Concession Scheme, GujaratFree studentship, fee concession and other educational facilities
EBC Fees Exemption Scheme, GujaratFull or half fee exemption
Instrumental Help to SC Students (Medical, Engineering, Diploma Courses), GujaratOne-time financial assistance of INR 3,000 against purchased equipment
Post Metric Scholarship for OBC students, GujaratFinancial assistance of up to INR 750 per month
Fellowship Scheme for M.Phil. & Ph.D. (SC) Students, GujaratINR 2500 per month for M.Phil. programme and INR 3000 per month for PhD programme
Post Matric Scholarship for ST Students, GujaratSuitable financial assistance
Scholarship for Students Studying at Dr Ambedkar or Indira Gandhi Open University (SEBC), GujaratSuitable financial assistance
Food Bill Assistance in College Attached Hostels, GujaratFood bill assistance
Higher Secondary Scholarship (SEBC), GujaratFinancial assistance of up to INR 1140
Instrumental Assistance for First-year Students of Medical/Engineering/Diploma Courses, GujaratReimbursement against purchased instrument for the first year
Special Scholarship for Boys and Girls Students, GujaratINR 650

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