Sikshashree Scholarship 2023: Download Application Form

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If you are a permanent resident of the West Bengal States then you will be provided proper opportunities related to scholarship so that you can continue your education without having to worry about the financial differences that you are going through. Check out the details related to the Sikshashree Scholarship 2023 from the article provided below and we will also share with you all the details related to the application form that you need to download in order to be a part of this prestigious scholarship opportunity. We will also share with you all the details related to the eligibility criteria that you need to follow in order to be a part of this scholarship program and get the benefits accordingly 

Sikshashree Scholarship
Sikshashree Scholarship

What Is Sikshashree Scholarship 2023?

‘Shikshashree’ scheme of providing assistance to SC day scholars of Class V-VIII is evolved by merging the existing schemes of Book Grants and Maintenance Grant. This will only be available for the students who belong to the scheduled caste of the scheduled tribe category and are permanent residents of West Bengal State because the Sikshashree Scholarship is created in order to provide financial opportunities to the people who belong to underprivileged societies. The students can apply for this prestigious scheme by visiting the official website of Shiksha Shree and then you can easily fill out the application form in order to get proper opportunities related to the financial opportunities provided to the targeted group of SC and ST. All the people will be able to get the benefit related to grants. 

Also Check: West Bengal Pre Matric Scholarship

Benefits Of Sikshashree Scholarship

The following benefits will provide to the people who get selected for this scheme:- 

  • The applicant will be provided with a stipend of Rupees 800 per year. 

Eligibility Criteria

The applicant must follow the following eligibility criteria to apply for this scheme:-

  • The applicant must belong to the scheduled caste or the scheduled tribe category.
  • The applicant must be a permanent resident of West Bengal State.
  • The applicant must have a low family income.
  • The applicant must be studying in classes 5th to class 8th in government and government-aided schools.
  • For SC Students –
    • Students should belong to Scheduled Caste with proper certification as embodied in the body of the application form.
    • The annual family income of the student should not exceed Rs 2.5 lakhs. A certificate to that effect needs to be provided by the competent authority as embodied in the application form.
    • Only day scholars belonging to West Bengal can apply for this scholarship.
    • He/she should be a regular full-time student reading in a Government School/Government aided School and Govt. recognized schools in West Bengal.
    • The award once made will continue subject to subsequent application of the student up to class VIII and good conduct and attendance and otherwise being eligible.
    • He/she should not get any other scholarship or stipend in any form for the same period.
    • In case it is detected that the incumbent has drawnn 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 a core banking facility.
    • Scholarships for studying in any class will be available for only one year. If a student has to repeat a class, he/she would not get a scholarship for that class for a second year. However, if he or she is promoted to the next class subsequently he/she will enjoy the benefit provided the incumbent applicant is otherwise eligible. 
  • For ST Students –
    • Students should belong to Scheduled Tribe with proper certification as embodied in the body of the application form.
    • The annual family income of the student should not exceed Rs 2.5 lakhs. A certificate to that effect needs to be provided by the competent authority as embodied in the application form.
    • Only day scholars belonging to West Bengal can apply for this scholarship.
    • He/she should be a regular full-time student reading in a Government School/ Government aided School and Govt. recognized schools in West Bengal.
    • The award once made will continue subject to subsequent application of the student up to class VIII and good conduct and attendance and otherwise being eligible.
    • He/she should not get any other scholarship or stipend in any form 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 a core banking facility.
    • Scholarships for studying in any class will be available for only one year. If a student has to repeat a class, he/she would not get a scholarship for that class for a second year. However, if he or she promotes to the next class subsequently he/she will enjoy the benefit provided the incumbent applicant is otherwise eligible. 

Also Read: West Bengal Post Matric Scholarship

Application Process Of Scholarship 2023

To apply for this prestigious scheme the applicant will have to follow the following application procedure:-

Application Process
Sikshashree Scholarship Application Form
  • You have to take a printout of the application form and fill the application form accordingly.
  • Attested copies of all documents in support of claims for a scholarship are to furnish along with this application.
  • Original documents will require to produce for verification at the time of submission.
  • Payment of the scholarship will be only through Bank Account
  • These entrust officers will name after “Nodal Officer Sikshashree …………… School.” They will be responsible for the implementation of the Sikshashree Scheme in that school. Application forms should print by the P.O cum DWO/ DWO and supplied at the block level for availability at schools. However, forms can also use by copying, photo coping, typing, handwriting, or downloading from the official website of the BCW Department.



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