MOMA Scholarship 2020 – Minority Scholarship, Eligibility, Date, Full Process


Ministry Of Minority Affairs Scholarship: MOMA Scholarship is an initiative to help Indian minority students form the Prime Minister. In this scheme, the Government of India provides financial help to those poor students who belong to Minority Sectors or Minority communities like Parsis, Sikh, Christians, Buddhists. Who are not able to do further study for their bright future only due to poverty. About 20,000 candidates get the benefits to continue their education with the help of the MOMA Scholarship.  

Every year, a lot of applicants have to leave their studies due to poverty. Many Candidates can’t go for higher education studies only due to poverty. Indian Government playing a vital role to fulfil their dreams, so that in between talent and money, talent will win through MOMA Scholarship and other Central Government Scholarship.

Ministry of Minority Affairs Scholarship 2020 – Overview

Here we have full details of the scholarship. Do have a look at this. This will be helpful.

Name of the Scholarship  Ministry of Minority Affairs Scholarship
Known As MOMA Scholarship
Type Of Scholarship Government

  • Pre-Matric Scholarship
  • Post-Matric Scholarship
  • Means Cum Merit Scholarship Scheme
Availability 20,000 students every  year
Eligibility For candidates who are studying professional & technical courses
Mode Online
Gender Both
Official website

MOMA Scholarship Important Dates

Events Fresh Application Tentative Renewal Tentative
Submission of MOMA Scholarship Application Online September 2020 November 2020
Scrutiny of Application by Institute November 2020 Nov 2020
Scrutiny of Application by State / UT Nov 2020 Dec 2020
Final List of candidates selected November-December 2020 December 2020

How Many of MOMA Scholarship Are

There are Three Types of MOMA Scholarship:

Pre-Matric Scholarship 

Initiated to support minority Candidate’s studies at the pre-matric level, the MOMA Scholarship awards up to INR 600 monthly to students of class 1 to 10. To be qualified to apply for this pre-matric minority scholarship, aspirants’ family income must not be more than INR 1 Lakh, and their score in the previous final examination should not be less than 50%.

Post-Matric Scholarship

Post Metric Scholarship Scheme, those Candidates of Govt, as well as Suitable Private Colleges / Universities / Institutions of India, will be awarded Scholarships who want to continue their Study for Higher Education. Many Aspirants leave their study after the Class 12th, especially Girls only due to lack of money for higher research, 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 NCVT.

 The main objective of this MOMA Scholarship is to award the meritorious aspirants who belong to economically weaker sections and to help them to pursue education from class 12 to PhD and Technical / Vocational Courses for developing their PG skills. 

Means Cum Merit Scholarship

Mean cum Merit Scholarship Scheme; those candidates can take financial Support who belongs to minority communities and wanna pursuing the professional and technical courses. Those aspirants belonging to belonging to Minority communities wish to continue or want to pursue UG, PG, technological and professional courses.

Also Read – Inspire Scholarship 2019 – Inspire Application Process, Eligibility Last Date

MOMA Scholarship Eligibility & Criteria

Pre-Matric Scholarship :
  1. Educational Qualification: Candidates must be studying in class 1 to 10
  2. Candidates must have scored tab least 50% marks in the previous final exam.
  3. Family Income: The annual income of the candidate’s parents or guardian musty not exceed INR 1 lakh.

Eligibility & Criteria For Post-Matric Scholarship:

  1. Educational Records: Candidates who are going to apply should have marked 50% or above in the previous final examination.
  2. Annual Income: The annual income of the student’s parents or guardian should be less than Rs. 2 lakh. The Scholarships to provided in the ascending order from the lowest order from BPL Families.
  3. Only two candidates from every family can take advantage o this scholarship.
  4. Reservation for Female Students: 30% of the MOMA Scholarship reserved for girl students.

Eligibility & Criteria For Means Cum Merit Scholarship

  1. Those students who have taken admission to a recognized college to pursue technical/professional courses, by a competitive examination
  2. Candidates should have a minimum of 50% marks at graduation level to be eligible aspirants.
  3. The selection of eligible candidates will be assigned strictly on merit basis for MOMA Scholarship.

MOMA Scholarship Rewards

Those candidates who selected for this minority scholarship receive financial assistance for the entire course in the admission form, course/tuition fee, and maintenance allowance. The maintenance allowance is given to candidates for 10 months in an academic year.

MOMA Scholarship Scheme Highlights

The details of Scholarship amounts are given below, Do have a look.

Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme
Classes Details Amount (For both day scholars and hostellers)
6 to 10 Admission Fees INR 500 per annum subjected to actuals.
1 to 5 Maintenance allowance  For day scholars INR 100 per month
6 to 10 Maintenance allowance INR 100 per month (For day scholars)
INR 600 per month (For hostellers)
6 to 10 Tuition fees INR 350 per month subject to
Post-Matric Scholarship  Scheme
Classes Details  Amount (For both day scholars and hostellers)
11 to 12 Admission & tuition fee INR 7,000 per annum subject to actuals
Technical and Vocational Courses (Class 11 and 12) Admission & tuition / course fee INR 10,000 per annum subject to actuals
UG / PG Admission & tuition fee INR 3,000 per annum subject to actuals
Technical & vocational courses for classes 11 and 12 Maintenance allowance INR 380 per month for hostellers
INR 230 per month for day scholars
UG / PG (For courses other than Technical & Professional Courses) Maintenance allowance For hostellers INR 570 per month
For day scholar INR 300 per month
M.Phil  & Ph.D Maintenance allowance For hostellers INR 1,200 per month
For day scholar INR 550 per month
Means Cum Merit Scholarship
Classes Details  Amount (For both day scholars and hostellers)
UG / PG (Technical & Professional courses) Courses fee INR 20,000 per annum subject to actuals
                                                       Allow Maintenance For hostellers INR 10,00 per month
For day scholar INR 500 per month

How To Apply Online MOMA Scholarship

If a candidate is eligible for any of these minority scholarships, then, they can apply for it online through NSP. Follow the given below to fill the minority scholarship application form.

  • Candidates need to register themself in they are the user in National Scholarship Portal with all correct details or click here.
  • Aspirants have to fill them correctly with the details required. Such as Aadhar number, school/college Enrolment no., Bank details and the state of Domicile.
  • Candidate’s, the application ID is generated based on their domicile state.
  • The application ID used as Login ID on NSP and future references
  • Aspirants need to select the relevant scholarship category they are applying for
  • Then, candidates must fill the details like name, DOB, email, Mobile No.
  • After filling these details, the applicant will get an OTP using which applicants login and fill the form.
  • Candidates must upload all the necessary document and the form
  • Save it for further use.

Instruction for Filling Bank Details for MOMA Scholarship

  1. Candidates need to select the name of their bank/branch correctly form the list
  2. Candidates first need to get their bank account no. and IFS code verified by their concerned
  3. If the account number is wrong, then, the scholarship will be cancelled
  4. Aspirants must check the status of their KYC.
  5. The bank accounts must be in the name of the candidates
  6. If the transaction failed, then, the Ministry of Minority Affairs will not be responsible.

Selection Process for MOMA Scholarship

Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme:

Applicants applying for this minority scholarship are selected based on their financial condition. The older candidate is preferred for the scholarship in case of a similar family income.

Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme: 

Applicants applying for this minority scholarship are selected based on their economic condition. In the case of similar financial conditions, the preference is given to the older candidate.

Merit-Cum-Means Scholarship Scheme:

Candidates are selected for this scholarship based on merit, i.e., percentage/marks of last academic course / higher secondary graduation exams.

Renewal Policy and Duration for MOMA Scholarships

Scholarships provided to the selected candidates may renew in the next academic year of the course. The national Minority Scholarship renewed when the aspirants pursue the same course in the same institution. To get a scholarship to renew, aspirants, need to submit a certificate to prove that they have secured at least 50% marks in the previous year’s examination.


  • Selected students receive the scholarship for the entire courses
  • Maintenance allowance is given annually as a fixed lump sum amount

MOMA Scholarship Results

The management declares the result of these minority scholarships in November and December (Tentative).

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