Dear Aspirants, it expands as Ministry of Minority Affairs Scholarship is Prime Minister’s initiative to help Indian minority students.  In this scheme, the Govt. of India provides financial help to those poor students who belong to Minority Sectors or Minority communities like Sikh, Parsis, Christians, Buddhists) which are not able to do further study for their bright future only due to poverty. In MOMA Scholarship, about 20,000 students get the benefit to continue their education. Every year, a lot of candidates have to leave their study due to poverty. Many of Students can’t go for higher education study only due to poverty. For those talented and confident candidates who have big dreams to do the different and keep the confidence to change the world, for those India Government playing the very important role to fulfill their dreams, so that in between talent and money, talent will win.. The Moma Sanctioned List 2016-17 will be updated after the result declaration.
Name of ScholarshipMOMA ( Ministry of Minority Affairs Scholarship)
Type of ScholarshipGovernement

  1. Post Matric Scholarships
  2. Means cum Merit Scholarship Scheme
Availability20,000 Students every year
EligibilityFor students who are studying professional & technical courses
Gender Both


Here are some great features of the Scholarships are below:

  • Under this Scholarship, Programme near about 30% of scholarships are allocated for girl students.
  • From Each Family, only 2 Student Candidates can take advantages of this awards.
  • These scholarships are especially for those States, where the population of minorities is high.
  • This scheme is approved by the state government or the UT administration.
  • Every year about 20,000 minority communities students are awarded under this scholarships Scheme throughout the country.moma scholarships news and notification sactioned list renewnal

Types of Moma Scholarship:

There are the two types of the MOMA Scholarships which are divided according to different schemes:
  1. Post Matric Scholarships
  2. Means cum Merit Scholarship Scheme

1. Post Matric Scholarship:

Under this MOMA Post Metric Scholarship Scheme, those Students of Government, as well as Suitable Private Colleges/Universities/Institutions of India, will be awarded Scholarships who wish to keep continue their Study for Higher Education. Many of Students leave their study after the 12th (10+2) Class especially Girls only due to lack of money for higher study which is much costlier than Basic Education. It will also cover the Technical as well as Vocational Courses in Industrial Training Institutes/ Industrial Training Centers affiliated with the National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT). The objective of the scholarship is to award the meritorious students who belong to economically weaker sections and to help them to pursue education from class XI to PhD and Technical /Vocational Courses for developing their postgraduate skills.

Eligibility Criteria for Post Matric Scholarships:

  • Educational Records: Students who are going to apply should have marked 50% or above in the previous final examination.
  • Annual Income: The annual income (from all sources) of the student’s parents or guardian should be less than Rs. 2 lakh. The Scholarships to be provided in the ascending order from the lowest order from Below Poverty Line(BPL) Families.
  • Only two students from every family can take advantages o this scholarship.
  • Reservation for Girls Students: 30% of the scholarship will be the reserved for girl students.

2. Means cum Merit Scholarship Scheme:

Under this MOMA Mean cum Merit Scholarship Scheme, those students can take financial Support who belongs to minority communities and wanna pursuing the professional and technical courses. Those candidates belong to belonging to Minority communities wish to continue or wanna pursue undergraduate(UG), postgraduate (PG), technological and professional courses.

Eligibility Criteria for Means cum Merit Scholarship:

  1. Those students who have taken admission to a recognised college/university to pursue technical/professional courses, by a competitive examination
  2. Students should have minimum 50 % marks at higher secondary/graduation level to be an eligible candidate.
  3. Selection of eligible students will be assigned strictly on merit basis.

How to Apply & Sanctioned List:

Online Application Forms/Registration of  MOMA Scholarship 2018 & Sanctioned list: Some Students belong to the low-income family and were/are not able to continue their Study or Higher Education only due to lack of money.Those candidates are invited to apply through the Offline/Online Application forms in the prescribed format may be submitted to the Secretary of the Department of the concerned State Govt/UT administration, dealing with minority welfare, through the institutions where the students are pursuing technical/professional courses.The student must submit their applications to the state which he/she belongs to and not to the state where the institution where he/she is studying, is located.

MOMA Scholarship Amount Paid to candidates: 

FactorsHostlersDays scholars
Maintenance allowance₹ 10000/year ₹ 5000/year
Course fee₹ 20,000/year₹ 20,000/year

MOMA 2018-19 Important Dates:

Event Dates for Fresh ApplicationDates for Renewal
Submission of Online ApplicationSeptember 2018November 2018
Scrutiny of Application by InstituteNovember  2018November 2018
Scrutiny of Application by State/UTNovember 2018December 2018
Final List of students selectedNov-Dec 2, 2018December 2018


MOMA Minority and pre-matric – In the news:

The initiatives taken by the Government of India are outstanding and respective to many ways which help to the vast extent to serve the poor students. These awards will fulfill dreams of minority sectors to pursue higher education.
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Education Bhaskar wishes you Good Luck!!


  1. Comment: sir i have applied for post matric merit cum in November 2016 i am from kashmir May i apply again Now

  2. I am first year engineering student . Scored 94% in 10 and 80% in 12 . But because of my financial conditions i might be not able to continue my study . So i need this scholarship . Can i apply for this scholarship next year . If yes plz do reply me … please !!!

  3. The scholarship would be provided to only those students who have got admission in the college/institution through a competitive exam or those through merit, provided they must have attained a minimum of 50% marks.

  4. Hlw sir….i am from kashmir . i missed my online submission renewal 2016-2017….due to strike in kashmir …sir plz give me any solution how can i submit ….

  5. sir my name is zeeshan and i applied 2016 scholorship offline but still i dnt get my scholorship plzz help me out of thius sirr i wll kindlky requesst you sir

  6. sir the thing is i applid it earlier online but its reject because of some reason but again i tried and i applied for offline and i still dnt get my money plz help me out of this sir actually family problems

  7. the thing is i dnt get my last year scholorship alsoooo
    and my we are poor sir
    we dont have anytthing wth us
    and we have to pay the fees

  8. I dnt got my scholorship becausr of wrong name in adhar card can u please help me out for this problem

  9. Hloo,,
    sir mre 12th m 50 % s above h marks or graduction m 48% h bcoze uske sth he mne teaching course kiya ha usme 71% h or m ab M.A(education) kr rhi ho kya m moma ka form.filk kr akti ho ya nai pllzzz tell me.mjhe zrort h apki hlp ki


  11. Hi Sir. I am moehmadrafik arkeri from karnataka, Gulbraga. How can apply this( MOMA scholarship ), give me solution Sir plz…….

  12. sir..even after getting the message that my application is verified at state level and also my name is present in the 3rd scantioned list…but yet i did not get the scholarship in my account…what to do now?..plz help sir

  13. Sir I had applied for scholarship and my name is there in sanction lost but i didn’t got amount in my account and I don’t have any bank issues so please quary my problem

  14. Sir I am fresher merit cum means scholarship student. My problem is institute not verified but my institute verified message sent. And my before status check correct but now my status is show institute not verified

  15. I am student of M.phil education from isp multan, i have no any job, my father passed away from this world, plz tell me how i can apply???


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