The Ministry of Religious Affairs (MORA) has announced a scholarship program for the academic year 2023-24, aimed at supporting minority students in their educational pursuits. The scholarships are open to students at various levels, from primary education to undergraduate and master’s studies.
The application process is simple and can be accessed through the official MORA website. However, applicants must meet certain eligibility criteria to qualify for the scholarship.
Eligibility Criteria 2022-23
These include being enrolled as regular students in government or public sector institutes, maintaining a minimum of 50% marks in their previous academic year, and belonging to minority groups with demonstrated financial need.
Special consideration is given to orphans, handicapped students, and those with a strong educational track record.
To apply, students must submit an online application accompanied by the last two duly attested annual marks sheets, an original income certificate of their parents or guardians, and an attested copy of the school progress report or marks sheet from the last annual examination.
All student information must be certified by the Head of the Educational Institute. Applications received through educational institutions will be considered, and the deadline for submission is November 7, 2023.
However, students currently receiving financial assistance, stipends, or scholarships from other sources are not eligible for this scholarship.
Similarly, private institute students are also ineligible.
Incomplete applications will not be accepted, and it is advised that parents and guardians provide contact numbers and email addresses for prompt communication regarding any queries.
Applications received before or after the specified deadline will not be considered. MORA encourages all eligible minority students to take advantage of this scholarship opportunity to further their education and achieve their academic goals.