Central Sector Scholarship Scheme of Top Class Education for SC Students (Effective from June, 2007)

The Finance Minister in his budget speech on the Union Budget 2005-06 made the following announcements - "The key to empowering the scheduled castes a nd scheduled tribes is to provide top class education opportunities to meritorious student s. The three on-going scholarship schemes for SC/ST students under the Central Pl an - Pre-Matric, Post-Matric a nd Merit-based - will continue.