Maharashtra: Foreign Going SC Students Get Relief, Date For Scholarship Extended Till 30th June

Mantralya Mumbai
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Mumbai/Pune, 25th June 2021: The Social Justice and Special Assistance Department of Maharashtra government offers scholarships for foreign going students from the Scheduled Caste (SC) category.

Under the scheme, the students were given time till June 18, 2021, to avail themselves of scholarships for higher studies in reputed foreign universities, but most of the students did not receive the offer letter from the respective foreign universities due to the situation created by Covid pandemic. Thus, they had requested Social Justice and Special Assistance Minister Dhananjay Munde for an extension.

Accordingly, Munde had instructed the department to extend this period till June 30, 2021. As per this, the extension till June 30 has been granted.

“The deadline for students to be selected for the academic year 2021-22 under the Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj Pardesh Scholarship Scheme has been extended till June 30,” said Munde.

Students aspiring for foreign scholarship should download the application form in the prescribed format from the official website of the government – The complete application should be sent to – and its hard copy should be submitted within the prescribed time and along with the required documents to the address of Social Welfare Commissionerate 3, Church Road, Pune – 411001, appealed Social Welfare Commissioner Dr Prashant Narnaware.

Under this scheme, the scholarship will be sanctioned to 75 students who have been admitted to foreign educational institutions within the Scheduled Caste category in Maharashtra for a postgraduate degree and up to PhD (Qx World University Ranking) 300.