Aikyashree Scholarship Amount List for College Students

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Aikyashree is a scholarship program under WBMDFC (West Bengal Minority Development and Finance Corporation). It is intended to support deserving students of West Bengal. Aikyashree Scholarship program is operated by the Government of West Bengal, give financial assistance to smart, worthy and impoverished students of the state to assist them continue their higher studies.

Need to know that WBMDFC started Aikyashree Scholarship Program for minority students (Muslims, Sikhs, Buddhists, Christians, and Jains) in West Bengal to give more socio-economic benefits and educational chances to them. The students are able to apply for scholarship schemes via the WBMDFC Aikyashree Scholarship site. By the way, What is the amount of Aikyashree scholarship? Find that answer in the following text.

List of Aikyashree Scholarships

  • West Bengal Pre-Matric Scholarship
  • West Bengal Post-Matric Scholarship
  • WB Bigyani Kanya Medha Britti Scholarship
  • SVMCM Scholarship
  • WB Hindi Scholarship Scheme

Aikyashree Scholarship Amount Detail

West Bengal Pre- matric Scholarship

  • The students of Class 9 and Class 10 are able to apply for this scholarship program.
  • The chosen students are able to avail the scholarship amount ranging from Rs. 150 to Rs. 750 per month.
  • Besides the scholarship amount, the selected students obtain an additional Ad hoc Reward of up to Rs. 1000 per year.

West Bengal Post-matric Scholarship

  • The students of Class 11, Class 12, Graduation, and Post-graduation are able to apply for this scholarship program.
  • This scholarship offers financial support to ST, SC, and OBC students studying in post matriculation or post-secondary level.
  • The chosen students will be able to avail the scholarship amount ranging from Rs. 160 to Rs. 1200 per month.

Bigyani Kanya Medha Britti Scholarship, West Bengal

  • This scholarship is intended for girl students.
  • The scholarship is just offered to the students who have qualified class 12th from any board in West Bengal.
  • Girl students seeking an undergraduate degree course in Basic Science/ Engineering/Medicine at any institute of West Bengal will be able to apply for this scholarship programme.
  • The chosen students are going to get Rs. 3000 per month.
  • Besides the scholarship amount, the student will also obtain a yearly book grant of Rs. 2000.

Swami Vivekananda Merit cum Means Scholarship (SVMCM)

  • It is a  merit-cum-means based scholarship.
  • The students from Class 11 to PhD level candidates are able to apply for this scholarship program.
  • Financial support of up to Rs. 8000 per month is given to minority students depending on the level of education/ program.
  • The distribution of this scholarship fund is based on the student’s academic advantage and financial need.

Hindi Scholarship Scheme, West Bengal

  • This scholarship is offered to help and support students studying Hindi language in Non-Hindi speaking states like West Bengal.
  • The students who are studying in higher secondary, undergraduate, postgraduate and research level courses (M.Phil., PhD or M.Lit. etc.) are able to apply for this scholarship.
  • The chosen students will be able to avail the scholarship amount ranging from Rs. 300 to Rs. 1000 per month.

Aikyashree Scholarship Provider Details

Every scholarship scheme under Aikyashree is provided by different departments under the State Government. You are going to discover the provider details for all the scholarships in the below table:

Name of Scholarship Provider Name
Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship for Minorities Government of West Bengal
West Bengal Post-Matric Scholarship Government of West Bengal, Backward Classes Welfare Department
Bigyani Kanya Medha Britti Scholarship Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search, Kolkata
Hindi Scholarship Scheme Government of West Bengal
West Bengal Pre-Matric Scholarship Government of West Bengal, Backward Classes Welfare Department

Aikyashree Scholarship Application Period

Name of Scholarship Application Period
Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship (for Minorities, West Bengal) July to September
West Bengal Post-Matric Scholarship (for SC, ST or OBC) September to November
Kanya Medha Britti Scholarship May to July
Hindi Scholarship October to December
West Bengal Pre-Matric Scholarship (for SC or ST Students) September to November

For note: The application session schedule will be able to differ from year to year as per condition and discretion of the scholarship provider

Aikyashree Scholarship Rewards

Now, we are going to talk about Aikyashree Scholarship rewards. Keep in mind that Aikyashree scholarship reward is given to the students who have got scored more than 50 percent marks in their examination. The scholarship amount is given to eligible students from the State Government fund. For your information, the scholarship amount is given to the beneficiaries under two groups; Day scholars and Hostellers.

You are able to find below the detailed scholarship incentives in both categories.

Scholarship Incentives for Day Scholars

Types of Scholarship Class of Study Admission
fee & tuition fee waiver
Maintenance
Allowance waiver
Total Benefits
Pre-Matric 1 to 5 Rs. 1100 Rs. 1100
6 to 10 Rs. 4400 Rs. 1100 Rs. 5500
Post-Matric 11 and 12 Rs. 7700 Rs. 2500 Rs. 10200
11 and 12 (technical and vocational courses of this level) Rs. 11,000 Rs. 2500 Rs. 13500
Undergraduate and Postgraduate Rs. 3300 Rs. 3300 Rs. 6600
M.Phil. Rs. 3300 Rs. 6000 Rs. 9300
Merit-cum-Means Medical Engineering, Management, Law, Chartered Accountant, etc. courses Rs. 22,000 Rs. 5500 Rs. 27500

Scholarship Incentives for Hostellers

Types of Scholarship Class of Study Admission
fee & tuition fee waiver
Maintenance
Allowance waiver
Total benefit
Pre-Matric 6 to 10 Rs. 4400 Rs.  6600 Rs. 11,000
Post-Matric 11 and 12 Rs. 7700 Rs. 4200 Rs. 11,900
11 and 12 (technical and vocational courses of this level) Rs. 11,000 Rs. 4200 Rs. 15,200
Undergraduate and Postgraduate Rs. 3300 Rs. 6300 Rs. 9600
M.Phil. Rs. 3300 Rs. 13,200 Rs. 16,500
Merit-cum-Means Medical Engineering, Management, Law, Chartered Accountant, etc. courses Rs. 22,000 Rs. 11,000 Rs. 33,000

Aikyashree – Selection Procedure

Apparently, there are two categories of students who are able to get Aikyashree scholarship:

  1. New candidates

For New Scholarship, the corporation is only going to consider a student eligible based on merit and subject to the budgetary allocation given by the State Government.

  1. Candidates applying for a renewal scholarship

For Renewal Scholarship, the corporation is only going to consider the students who have got 50%.

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