Maharashtra Rajarshee Shahu Educational Fee Scholarship Scheme – The State Government of Maharashtra government has launched the Rajarshee Shahu Educational Fee Scholarship Scheme. Under this scheme, the state government bears 50 percent of the fee burden of students studying in professional courses and whose family income is less than Rs 8 lakh a year.
Maharashtra Rajarshee Shahu Educational Fee Scholarship Scheme
For this scheme, the Maharashtra Government will bear an annual burden of Rs 1,314 crore. Under the Rajarshee Shahu Educational Fee Scholarship Scheme, the state government will cover 605 professional courses, including medical and engineering, and both government and private colleges are eligible for getting scholarship money.
The Maharashtra Government will benefit about 5 lakh students from the scheme.
Out of Rs. 1,314 Crore, the state government has allocated Rs 1,200 crore for fees related to engineering and other professional courses. The Hon’ble Revenue Minister of Maharashtra Mr. Chandrakant Patil said that for the remaining Rs 114 crore, which relates to medical admissions, a government resolution (GR) was issued.
Under Maharashtra Rajarshee Shahu Educational Fee Scholarship Scheme, the state government transfers the scholarship money to the accounts of colleges where such students have taken admission.
The state government of Maharashtra in coordination with Education Department has launched Maharashtra Savitribai Phule Scholarship Scheme for providing financial assistance in the form of a scholarship for the education of girls. This scheme has been implemented for the girls belong to BPL (below poverty line) category.Under the scheme, the level of education is to be promoted. Under this scholarship scheme, girls from the 5th to 10th will be provided monthly and annually financial assistance.
All the eligible and interested students can apply online for this scholarship scheme. For this, visit this link