Sikshashree Scholarship Scheme 2018-19 For SC/ST Students

Sikshashree SC/ST Scholarship Application Form  2018-19; The Scheme of SIKHASHREE for the student of studying in Class 5th to Class 8th. This scholarship by provided by Government of West Bengal Backward Classes Welfare Department. This Scholarship is sanctioned for Day Scholars of class V- VIII in West Bengal, and whose Family / Parents income should be not more than 2.5 laks per annual are eligible. West Bengal Sikshashree Scholarship Application Form 2017 downloaded from Details of stipend is given below.

West Bengal Spacial Scholarship for Scheduled Caste & Scheduled Tribes Students

Organised by - Backward Classes Welfare Department, Government of West Bengal
Scholarship for - Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) Students.
Eligibility Criteria - Study in Class V - VIII Level.
Apply Mode - Offline (Download Application Form).
Official Website - &

Scheme Details:
Day Scholars of West Bengal belongs to Scheduled Caste (SC) & Scheduled Tribe (ST) category of Class 5th to 8th are eligible for Sikshashree Financial Scheme. This scheme will be provided Assistant in the form of Book Grant, Assistant in the form of Maintenance Grand and Other compulsory charges to improve their participation in Pre-Matric stages and minimize the incident of drop out especially in case of girl students.

Eligibility Criteria:
Students should be a permanent resident of West Bengal and belongs to Scheduled Caste (SC) & Scheduled Tribes (ST) category.
Only day scholar study between Class V (5th) to VIII (8th) are eligible.
Annual family income of guardians / parents should be not more than 2.5 laks. A certificate to that effect needs to be provided by the competent authority as embodied in the application form.
Students should not get any other scholarship or stipend in any from for the same period. In case it is detected that the incumbent has drawn any amount of similar character from any other source this scholarship has to be refunded.
He / she should be a holder of a bank account in a nationalized bank with core banking facility.
Scholarship for studying in any class will be available for only 1 (one ) year. If any candidates not passed in the same class, he / she will be disqualified for getting assistance.

Rate of Scholarship:
For Class V (5th) Level - Rs.500 (for SC) / Rs.800 (for ST).
For Class VI (6th) level - Rs.650 (for SC) / Rs.800 (for ST).
For Class VII (7th) level - Rs.700 (for SC) / Rs.800 (for ST).
For Class VIII (8th) level - Rs.800 (for SC) / Rs.800 (for ST).

Procedure of Applications:
All then eligible students download Sikshashree Scholarship Application Form in English & Sikshashree Scholarship Application Form in Bengali form official website /
This form need not necessarily be obtained from Block / PO office and can be used by copying or downloading from the official website of the BCW Department.
Attested copies of all documents in support of claims for scholarship to be furnished along with this application. Original documents will be required to be produced for verification at the time of submission.
Payment of Scholarship will be made only through Bank Account.
All column are to be filled up. No column should be left blank.

Government of West Bengal
Backward Classes Welfare Department
Administrative Building, Bidhannagar, Kolkata.
Website -


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