छात्राओं के लिए प्रगति छात्रवृत्ति योजना (तकनीकी डिग्री)
Empowering Education: Pragati Scholarship Scheme for Girl Students in Technical Degrees
Education has long been hailed as the gateway to empowerment, and initiatives like the Pragati Scholarship Scheme by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Ministry of Education (MoE), reinforce this belief. This scheme is designed to support and encourage young women pursuing technical degrees, offering them a platform to excel and contribute significantly to the world of technology and innovation.
Who Is Eligible?
This scholarship is exclusively for girl students admitted in the first or second year of a technical degree course in AICTE-approved institutions. Notably, a maximum of two girl children per family are eligible to benefit from this program.
Financial Assistance and Benefits
Under the Pragati Scheme, eligible candidates receive financial aid of Rs. 50,000 per annum for up to four years for first-year students and three years for second-year students through lateral entry. This amount is provided as a lump sum and can be utilized for various educational expenses, including college fees, purchasing computers, stationery, books, equipment, software, and more.
- The applicant must be a girl student.
- Pursuing either the first year of the degree course or the second year through lateral entry.
- The family’s annual income from all sources should not exceed Rs. 8.00 lakh per annum during the current financial year.
- Candidates from specified Union Territories and North Eastern States are eligible for this scholarship.
The application process is entirely online, making it accessible and convenient for aspiring beneficiaries. It involves a few straightforward steps:
- Registration: Visit the official scholarship portal, complete the registration form, and obtain an Application ID and password.
- Login and Application Submission: Log in using the provided credentials, fill in the required details in the application form, and upload the necessary documents.
- Document Submission: Essential documents include educational certificates, bank details, category certificates, Aadhar card, income certificate, study certificate, parent’s declaration, and a bank mandate form.
Important Points to Note
- Discontinuation of the scholarship may occur if the student receives financial assistance from other sources or fails/drops out during the course.
- The scholarship is applicable to a maximum of two girl children per family.
- There is a specific set of documents required for application, including educational certificates, income proof, and declarations.
How to Apply
For detailed step-by-step instructions and guidelines, visit the official Pragati Scholarship Scheme Portal.
The Pragati Scholarship Scheme is not just about providing financial aid; it’s a catalyst for transformation, enabling young women to pursue their dreams in the technical domain. By reducing financial barriers, this initiative aims to foster a generation of empowered women equipped with knowledge, skills, and self-confidence.
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