ALL THE EX-SERVICEMEN WHOSE CHILDREN ARE STUDYING IN PROFESSIONAL COURSES ARE ELIGIBLE FOR PRIME MINISTER'S SCHOLARSHIP OF RS. 1250/- FOR MALE CHILD AND RS.1500/- FOR FEMALE CHILD PER MONTH FOR TWO TO FIVE YEARS DEPENDING ON THE COURSE DURATION.THE LAST DATE FOR APPLYING FOR PM'S SCHOLARSHIP IS 28.2.2011. ALL EX-SERVICEMEN ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR THE SAME. THE APPLICATION FORM CAN BE DOWNLOADED BY CLICKING http://mod.nic.in or click right side of this page.
Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme has been introduced from the Academic year 2006-07. To encourage higher technical and professional education for the dependent wards of Ex-Servicemen / Ex-Coast Guard and their widows (below officer rank only) and dependent wards / widows of Ex-Servicemen / Ex-Coast Guard who died in harness due to causes attributable to military service / Coast Guard Service, irrespective of the rank.
2. Scholarships Available.
A total number of 4000 scholarships will be allotted.
3. Students eligible for the scholarship.
(a) Dependent wards of ex-servicemen / Ex-Coast Guard and their widows (below officer rank only)
(b) Dependent Wards / widows of Ex-servicemen & Ex-Coast Guard who died in harness due to causes attributable to military service / coast guard service, irrespective of the rank.
Note: (i) The candidate irrespective of his marital status is eligible for PMSS. However, an earning / serving candidate is not eligible.
(ii) For dependent wards of widows and widows of personnel died in harness due to causes attributable as at (b), there will be no rank restriction.