West Bengal Sikshashree Scheme

Under the Sikshashree Scheme, scholars from Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) with moderate family incomes enrolling in fifth to eighth grade will get an annual allowance of Rs. 800. Shikshashree Scholarship for helping SC day students in Classes V to VIII is created by integrating with the already existing book grants and maintenance grant scheme. It will give them ample financial options for the targeted SC and ST. Everyone will be able to take advantage of the benefits.

Objective of the Shikshashree Scholarship

Students in grades 5 through 8 who require financial aid to enhance their academic achievement are eligible to apply for the scholarship. This scheme was created to provide financial opportunities to people of poor societies.  Students can straightforwardly apply for this scheme by completing the application form.

Benefits of the Sikshashree Scholarship

– The state government offers an annual scholarship to ST and SC department students in classes V through VIII. – From grades V–VII and VIII, SC students would receive an annual scholarship of Rs. 800 and Rs. 800, respectively. – Scholarships in the ST category (for classes V through VIII) will be awarded at a rate of Rs. 800 annually. – Under this Scheme, the state government will arrange for students to open bank accounts.

Eligibility Criteria for Applying the Scheme

– As specified in the application’s body, students must be members of one of the SCs or STs and possess the necessary paperwork. – The applicant must live permanently in the state of West Bengal.  - A low-income family is a prerequisite for candidacy. – The candidate must be enrolled in grades 5 through 8 in government-run or government-aided schools.

What Does One Need To Apply Sikshashree Online?

– Aadhaar Card – Address Proof – Cast Certificate – Educational Documents – Income Certificate – Bank account Details – Passport-size Photograph of the Applicant

Application Form of Sikshashree Scholarship Scheme 2024

Go to our site and download the below given application form.

Application Procedure For Sikshashree Scholarship Scheme 2024

- Download and take a printout of the Sikhashree form and fill it up carefully. – Next, attach all the attested document copies required for the scholarship. Now, the applicant needs to submit the complete application form to the BDO or PO-cum-DWO/DWOA – Carry the original documents for verification while submitting the aplication. -– The applicant can take advantage of the scheme’s benefits after a successful verification.

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