Digital Gujarat Scholarship 2021 – Application form, Last Date, Eligibility & Status

Digital Gujarat Scholarship is offered by the Government of Gujarat and its subsidiaries. The main objective of Digital Gujarat Scholarship 2021 is to provide different scholarship schemes, to provide assistance to all those students belonging to economically weaker and weaker sections of the society. Due to financial constraints, students leave their education in the middle, which worsens their financial condition and their education is also not completed.

Digital Gujarat Scholarship is organized by the Government of Gujarat to encourage candidates of all age groups, including students at school level, college level and research level, for education. The students of the classes covered under this scholarship are as follows; SC / BC / Minorities / ST / NTDNT / SEBC / Other Backward Classes / Valmiki / Hadi / Nadia / Turi / Sena / Vanak Sadhu / Garo-Garora / Dalit-Bawa etc. Therefore, through this scholarship, the Government of Gujarat is removing the obstacles coming in the way of education.

Digital Gujarat Scholarship 2021 – Comprehensive Details

Through Digital Gujarat Scholarship scheme, Gujarat government provides more than 30+ scholarships to students, out of all these scholarships, the student needs to find the right scholarship for you, after that students can come to the application. To be eligible for any of the 30+ Gujarat Scholarships, applicant have to ensure that the applicant is the domicile of state of Gujarat. Furthermore, there are certain other criteria that candidate must fulfil before applying for the scholarship. Students belonging to economically weaker and weaker sections of the society can apply for this scholarship.  

Digital Gujarat Scholarship

Through the above brief information, you will get to know some broad points about the scholarship, now through this article, we will provide you complete information about this scholarship. Through this article, you will get to know what main documents you will need for this scholarship. What will you have to get by completing its application? What will be the application process for this scholarship? And you will also get the answers to all your questions.

Digital Gujarat Scholarship – Highlights 

Scholarship NameDigital Gujarat Scholarship
Launched ByGovernment of Gujarat
BeneficiariesAll Students who belong to its criteria
Registration ProcessOnline
ObjectiveProviding scholarship to the students
BenefitsMonetary Gain
CategoryScholarships
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Digital Gujarat Scholarship – Last Date

EventsDates
Application start date for Post-Matric Scholarships for SC/ST/OBC/SEBC students01-05-2021
Last date for Submission of Online Applications Students20-05-2021
Last date of taking a printout of Submitting the same, along with the Scheme Specific Documents by the Students to their respective Institutes21-05-2021
Last date for Scrutiny & Forwarding of Online Applications by Institutes24-05-2021
Last date of Submission of the duly attested Verified Students Lists & Printed Applications Forms by Institution to the respective Department District Officers25-05-2021

Digital Gujarat Scholarship – Complete List

What is the time period for applying for all scholarships under Gujarat Scholarship? All information about them is given in the following table. Along with this, names of scholarship providers have also been given.

Scholarship Name

Provider Name

Application Period*

Mukhyamantri Yuva Swavalamban Yojana

Education Department, Government of Gujarat

June to August

Scholarships to the Disabled Students

Department of Social Justice and Empowerment, Gujarat

June to August

Post SSC Scholarship for Girls (NTDNT)

June to August

Post SSC Scholarships for Boys (NTDNT) Gujarat 2018

June to August

Post SSC Scholarship for Boys (SEBC)

June to August

Post SSC Scholarship for Girls (SEBC)

June to August

Food Bill Assistance to SC Students

June to August

Food Bill Assistance for Medical/Engineering Students (SEBC)

June to August

Educational Assistance for NTDNT Students Studying in Self-Financed College

June to August

Higher Secondary Scholarship (Minority)

June to August

Fellowship Scheme for M.Phil. and PhD Students (SEBC)

June to August

Swami Vivekanand Stipend Scheme for Technical and Professional Courses (NTDNT

June to August

Swami Vivekanand Stipend Scheme for Technical and Professional Courses (EBC)

June to August

Swami Vivekanand Stipend Scheme for Technical and Professional Courses (Minority)

June to August

Instrumental Assistance for Medical, Engineering, Diploma Students (SEBC)

June to August

Higher Education Scheme

June to August

Scholarships to SC Students for ITI/Professional Studies

June to August

Post Metric Scholarship for SC Students

August to October

Post Metric Scholarship for ST Students

August to October

Fellowship Scheme

June to August

Research Scholarship

June to August

Swami Vivekanand Stipend Scheme for ITI Courses

June to August

Scholarship for the Students of Government Colleges

June to August

War Concession Scheme

June to August

EBC Fees Exemption Scheme

June to August

Instrumental Help to SC Students (Medical, Engineering, Diploma Courses)

June to August

Post Metric Scholarship for OBC students

August to October

June to August

Fellowship Scheme for M.Phil. & PhD (SC) Students

June to August

Post Matric Scholarship for ST Girl Students

June to August

Scholarship for Students Studying at Dr. Ambedkar or Indira Gandhi Open University (SEBC)

June to August

Food Bill Assistance in College Attached Hostels

June to August

Higher Secondary Scholarship (SEBC)

June to August

Instrumental Assistance for First-year Students of Medical/Engineering/Diploma Courses

June to August

Special Scholarship for Boys and Girls Students

June to August

Note – The given dates are for the academic year, they may change every year at the scholarship provider’s discretion.

Digital Gujarat Scholarship – Eligibility Criteria

Some eligibility criteria will have to be fulfilled for Digital Gujarat Scholarship application; you can come for a specific type of scholarship application by checking eligibility. The eligibility criteria set for the Gujarat scholarship is the same for all candidates. i.e., candidate should be a permanent resident or domicile of Gujarat state and rest of the eligibility criteria you may vary from scholarship to scholarship. All the prescribed eligibility criteria are given in the table below.

S.No.Scholarship NameEligibility
1.Mukhyamantri Yuva Swavalamban Yojana, GujaratTo apply for this scholarship, it is necessary to get 80 percent in the 10th / 12th class and in the first year of the diploma/degree course. For this, students receiving 65 percent diploma and admission in first/second year of degree course can apply. The most important eligibility is that the student’s family income should not exceed INR 6 lakh.
2.Scholarships to the Disabled Students, GujaratStudents who have a disability percentage of more than 40% can apply.OR Scholarship is applicable for studies from 1st to 12th standard. The most important eligibility is that the student’s family income should not exceed INR 50,000. The candidate should have obtained at least 40% marks to pass the previous examination. It is mandatory to have regular satisfactory attendance in the previous session.
3.Post SSC Scholarship for Girls (NTDNT), GujaratGirl students can apply for this if the student continues education from class 11 to Ph.D. level. This scholarship is applicable for students of the NTDNT category.
4.Post SSC Scholarships for Boys (NTDNT) GujaratStudents belonging to NTDNT category and students studying from class 11th to PhD level are eligible for applications.The most important eligibility is that the student’s family income should be less than INR 1.50 lakh (for urban areas) and INR 1.20 lakh (for rural areas).
5.Post SSC Scholarship for Boys (SEBC), GujaratBoy students can apply for this, if the student continues education from class 11 to PhD level.This scholarship is applicable for students of SEBC category.
6.Post SSC Scholarship for Girls (SEBC), GujaratGirl students can apply for this, if the student continues education from class 11 to PhD level.This scholarship is applicable for students of SEBC category.
7.Food Bill Assistance to SC Students, GujaratStudents belonging to Scheduled Castes pursuing a medical or engineering program are eligible to apply for this scholarship.The annual family income of the student for the application should not exceed INR 2.50 lakh.
8.Food Bill Assistance for Medical/Engineering Students (SEBC), GujaratSEBC students pursuing medical and engineering programs in affiliated hostels are eligible to apply for this scholarship.The annual family income of the student for the application should not exceed INR 2.50 lakh.
9.Educational Assistance for NTDNT Students Studying in Self-Financed College, GujaratThe students belonging to NTDNT category who are studying in a self-financed college can apply.The annual family income of the student for the application should not exceed INR 2 lakh.
10.Higher Secondary Scholarship (Minority), GujaratThe scholarship is applicable for minority community students who are studying in class 11th and 12th.The most important eligibility is that the student’s family income should be less than INR 1.50 lakh
11.Fellowship Scheme for M.Phil. and PhD Students (SEBC), GujaratStudents belonging to SEBC category or those pursuing PhD or M.Phil. course can apply for this scholarship.The most important eligibility is that the student’s family income should be less than INR 45,760 lakh
12.Swami Vivekanand Stipend Scheme for Technical and Professional Courses (NTDNT), GujaratStudents belonging to NTDNT category or those pursuing a professional or technical course can apply for this scholarship.The most important eligibility is that the student’s family income should be less than INR 1.50 lakh (for urban areas) and INR 1.20 lakh (for rural areas).
13.Swami Vivekanand Stipend Scheme for Technical and Professional Courses (EBC), GujaratStudents belonging to EBC category or those pursuing a professional or technical course can apply for this scholarship.The most important eligibility is that the student’s family income should be less than INR 1.50 lakh (for urban areas) and INR 1.20 lakh (for rural areas).
14.Swami Vivekanand Stipend Scheme for Technical and Professional Courses (Minority), GujaratStudents belonging to Minority category or those pursuing a professional or technical course can apply for this scholarship.The most important eligibility is that the student’s family income should be less than INR 1.50 lakh (for urban areas) and INR 1.20 lakh (for rural areas).
15.Instrumental Assistance for Medical, Engineering, Diploma Students (SEBC), GujaratSEBC students pursuing medical and engineering programs in affiliated hostels are eligible to apply for this scholarship.The annual family income of the student for the application should not exceed INR 2.50 lakh.
16.Higher Education Scheme, GujaratFor this scholarship, 11th, 12th or college students pursuing courses in Engineering, Medical, Arts, Ayurveda, Commerce, Science, Law, Post-graduation, Fine Arts, Pharmacy, etc. are eligible to apply.The annual family income of the student for the application should not exceed INR 2.50 lakh.
17.Scholarships to SC Students for ITI/Professional Studies, GujaratStudents belonging to SC category or those pursuing a professional or ITI course can apply for this scholarship.The most important eligibility is that the student’s family income should be less than INR 68,000 lakh (for urban areas) and INR 47,000 lakh (for rural areas).
18.Post Metric Scholarship for SC Students, GujaratStudents belonging to SC category can apply for this. The annual family income of the student for the application should not exceed INR 2.50 lakh.Students pursuing their studies through correspondence or distance education can also apply.The student is not eligible for it, who is repeater for the same class more than once.
19.Post Metric Scholarship for ST Students, GujaratStudents belonging to SC category and studying in class 11th to post graduation can apply for this. The annual family income of the student for the application should not exceed INR 2.50 lakh.Students pursuing their studies through correspondence or distance education can also apply.The student is not eligible for it, who is repeater for the same class more than once.
20.Fellowship Scheme, Gujarat Students belonging to SC/ST/SEBC category and studying in class 11th to post graduation can apply for this. The annual family income of the student for the application should not exceed INR 2.50 lakh.The candidate should have obtained at least 70% marks in class 10th .
21.Research Scholarship, GujaratAll those students who are willing to pursue PhD research program in Science, Physics, Mathematics, Biology, Zoology and Microbiology are eligible to apply.The applicant must not be over the age of the year to apply.Students have to pass B.Sc. and M.Sc. programs with second class grades in relevant subjects.
22.Swami Vivekanand Stipend Scheme for ITI Courses, GujaratStudents pursuing a professional, ITI course and Diploma can apply for this scholarship.
23.Scholarship for the Students of Government Colleges, GujaratStudents studying in science and commerce at Government College can apply.
24.War Concession Scheme, GujaratWards of war martyred jawans who are studying in government or grant-in-aid institutions can apply for this scheme.
25.EBC Fees Exemption Scheme, GujaratThe students who are currently studying at the graduate level can apply.Full scholarships will be given to students who have obtained more than 60% marks in class 12th while half scholarship will be given to students who have obtained less than 60% marks in class 12th.The annual family income should not exceed INR 2.50 Lakh.For renewal, the student should secure minimum 50% marks at graduate level.
26.Instrumental Help to SC Students (Medical, Engineering, Diploma Courses), GujaratThe students of SC community who are pursuing an Engineering, Medical or Diploma course can apply.The annual income of the family should be less than INR 44,500 from all sources.
27.Post Metric Scholarship for OBC students, GujaratStudents belonging to OBC category and studying in class 11th to post graduation can apply for this. The annual family income of the student for the application should not exceed INR 1 lakh.  
28.Fellowship Scheme for M.Phil. & PhD (SC) Students, GujaratThe SC category students pursuing M.Phil. Or PhD program are eligible for this scholarship.The annual income of the family should be less than INR 2 Lakh from all sources
29.Post Matric Scholarship for ST Girl Students, Gujarat The scheme is applicable for ST girl students who are pursuing a regular course from a recognized university/institute.The annual family income should not be more than INR 2.50 Lakh.
30.Scholarship for Students Studying at Dr. Ambedkar or Indira Gandhi Open University (SEBC), Gujarat The students belonging to SEBC category and studying at Dr. Ambedkar or Indira Gandhi Open University can apply.
31.Food Bill Assistance in College Attached Hostels, Gujarat This scheme is applicable for ST community students who are pursuing a regular course in recognized college.The applicants should have an annual family income of less than INR 2.50 Lakh.
32.Higher Secondary Scholarship (SEBC), Gujarat Students belonging to SEBC category and studying in class 11th or 12th can apply.
33.Instrumental Assistance for First-year Students of Medical/Engineering/Diploma Courses, Gujarat Students belonging to ST community and studying in the first year of Engineering, Medical or Diploma courses can apply.The annual family income should not be more than INR 2.50 Lakh.The scholarship is applicable only for full-time courses from a Government recognized college.
34.Special Scholarship for Boys and Girls Students, Gujarat The students of class 1st to 10th are eligible to apply.He/she should belong to Valmiki, Hadi, Nadiya, Turi, Senva, Vankar Sadhu, Garo-Garoda, Dalit-Bava, Tirgar/Tirbanda, Turi-Barot, Matang and Thori community.He/she should have at least 70% attendance in the school.

Digital Gujarat Scholarship – Application Procedure

After checking your eligibility criteria, you can proceed further by filling up your application form. The following steps have been given below for the application, which can be followed to make the application process easier.

Step 1: Students who want to apply for Gujarat Scholarship need to first register themselves on the Digital Gujarat Portal. The registration process is as follows:

  • First of all, you have to go on the official website of the Digital Gujarat and click on the digital Gujarat scholarship login button.
Digital Gujarat Scholarship
  • If you are already registered, you can log in using your email id and password.
  • If you are a new user, you will have to register new by clicking on the “New Registration” option.
  • Now enter the required details i.e., Date of Birth, Mobile No. Email id and password and then save the information.
  • Once you will save the information, an OTP will be sent to your registered mobile number.
  • To complete the registration process, the OTP that came on the mobile has to be recorded.

Step 2:  Update the profile:

  • After Registration candidates will be redirected to the “Profile Update Page”.
  • Enter all required fields.
  • Candidates are also required to upload their recent passport-sized photographs

Step 3: Applying for the scholarship:

  • Once the profile has been updated, registered candidates have to log in to their account and enter the “dashboard”.
  • Select “Scholarship” in the filter service section.
  • Now you will see a detailed list about all types of scholarship under it on your screen.
  • Select your language and read all the instructions given.
  • Now Click on the “Continue to Service”.
  • Now fill in the application form with all the required information.
  • Now all the necessary documents have to be enabled, they have to be uploaded for free.
  • Review and recheck the application form.
  • Finally, submit the application form.

Digital Gujarat Scholarship – Rewards

Only after completion of eligibility criteria of all students, students are selected for Digital Gujarat Scholarship, and scholarship amount is given. However, the scholarship amount depends on the level of study of the students and the category of scholarship. The table given below contains all the detailed description of the rewards these scholarships are offering to the students by the Government of Gujarat. The scholarship amount will be deposited in the registered bank accounts of the beneficiaries.

Sr. No.Scholarship NameAward Details
1.Mukhyamantri Yuva Swavalamban Yojana, GujaratTuition fees of up to INR 2 Lakh
2.Scholarships to the Disabled Students, GujaratHostel food assistance of INR 12,000
3.Post SSC Scholarship for Girls (NTDNT), GujaratBook equipment assistance of up to INR 10,000
4.Post SSC Scholarships for Boys (NTDNT) GujaratINR 1,000 per annum to students of class 1st to 7th
5.Post SSC Scholarship for Boys (SEBC), GujaratINR 1,500 or INR 5,000 per annum to students of class 8th t0 12th
6.Post SSC Scholarship for Girls (SEBC), GujaratFinancial assistance of up to INR 280 per month
7.  Food Bill Assistance to SC Students, GujaratFinancial assistance of up to INR 280 per month
8.Food Bill Assistance for Medical/Engineering Students (SEBC), GujaratFinancial assistance of up to INR 280 per month
9.Educational Assistance for NTDNT Students Studying in Self-Financed College, GujaratFinancial assistance of up to INR 280 per month
10.Higher Secondary Scholarship (Minority), GujaratINR 1,000 per month for 10 months
11.Fellowship Scheme for M.Phil. and PhD Students (SEBC), GujaratINR 1,200 per month as meal bill relief
12.Swami Vivekanand Stipend Scheme for Technical and Professional Courses (NTDNT), GujaratFinancial assistance of up to INR 50,000 against examination fee, registration fee and other expenses
13.Swami Vivekanand Stipend Scheme for Technical and Professional Courses (EBC), GujaratFinancial assistance of up to INR 1,140 per annum
14.Swami Vivekanand Stipend Scheme for Technical and Professional Courses (Minority), GujaratINR 25,000 for M.Phil. students
15.Instrumental Assistance for Medical, Engineering, Diploma Students (SEBC), GujaratINR 30,000 for PhD students
16.Higher Education Scheme, GujaratFor the one-year professional study – INR 125 per month
17.Scholarships to SC Students for ITI/Professional Studies, GujaratFor government ITI – INR 400 per month
18.Post Matric Scholarship for SC Girl Students, GujaratFor the one-year professional study – INR 125 per month
19.Post Metric Scholarship for ST Students, GujaratFor government ITI – INR 400 per month
20.Fellowship Scheme, GujaratFor the one-year professional study – INR 125 per month
21.Research Scholarship, GujaratFor government ITI – INR 400 per month
22.Swami Vivekanand Stipend Scheme for ITI Courses, GujaratMedical students will receive INR 10,000
23.Scholarship for the Students of Government Colleges, GujaratEngineering students will receive INR 5,000
24.War Concession Scheme, GujaratDiploma students will receive INR 3,000
25.EBC Fees Exemption Scheme, GujaratFinancial grant ranging from INR 1,000 to INR 6,000 per annum
26.Instrumental Help to SC Students (Medical, Engineering, Diploma Courses), GujaratINR 400 per month
27.Post Metric Scholarship for OBC students, GujaratVariable financial assistance
28.Fellowship Scheme for M.Phil. & Ph.D. (SC) Students, GujaratVariable financial assistance
29.Post Matric Scholarship for ST Students, GujaratINR 2,000 per month at secondary level
30.Scholarship for Students Studying at Dr. Ambedkar or Indira Gandhi Open University (SEBC), GujaratINR 3,000 per month at graduation level
31.Food Bill Assistance in College Attached Hostels, GujaratINR 5,000 per month at postgraduation level
32.Higher Secondary Scholarship (SEBC), GujaratVariable financial assistance
33.Instrumental Assistance for First-year Students of Medical/Engineering/Diploma Courses, GujaratSuitable financial assistance
34.Special Scholarship for Boys and Girls Students, GujaratThe first position holder will receive INR 3,000

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FAQ’s

Who can apply for Gujarat Scholarship?

The candidates who are the domicile of Gujarat state can apply for the scholarships available on Digital Gujarat portal provided they fulfil all the eligibility criteria of respective scholarships.

Why should candidate apply for the Digital Gujarat Scholarship?

Government of Gujarat and its ancillary departments provides scholarships for the students of underprivileged or economically backward sections of society. The main objectives of these scholarships is to provide financial support to the deserving candidates. These scholarships are for the school, college, and research levels candidates of all age groups.

Is the Digital Gujarat Scholarship open to all state’s students?

No, this Scholarship is open for only students of Gujarat State.

What is the deadline to submit the Digital Gujarat Scholarship application Form?

The deadline to submit the Digital Gujarat Scholarship application form is in the middle of June to August.

How can a candidate check his/her scholarship status on Digital Gujarat portal?

The candidates can check the status of their scholarship application online by logging in to their account either by using an email id or mobile number.

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