National Means Cum Merit Scholarship 2017-18 is organized by Government of India. It invites application from students studying in class 9 who have secured minimum 55% marks or equivalent grade in class 8 examination. The objective of this scheme is to award scholarships to meritorious students of economically weaker sections and encourage to continue their study at the secondary stage. The selected students will receive INR 6000 per annum.
The application can be filled with the following steps:
Step 1: The application performa is available to District Education Officers or Principals of the schools in hard copy. It can also be downloaded from this link by the District Education Officer. It can be filled up by the student or school in excel sheet. The information of all the students of a school will be compiled in Excel sheet and verified by the Principal of the school, which will then be sent to District Education Officers either through email or on CD and hard copy.
Step 2: The District Education Officer (DEO) will log in with user ID and Password generated by the State Nodal Officer and sent to a registered mobile number of DEO.
Step 3: The mobile number can be given either of the student or parent/guardian/neighbor/friend etc.
Step 4: The use of Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) for data submission will be done by the State Nodal Officer only while submitting the data from State to this Department on NSP.