Tribal Welfare Department –Pre-Matric Scholarships (New Scheme)-Guidelines for sanction of Pre-Matric Scholarships to ST Students studying from classes 5 - 8 from the year 2013-2014 under TSP -Orders – Issued
TRIBAL WELFARE (EDN.1) DEPARTMENT, G.O Ms.No.36 Dated 25-02-2014
Government of Andhra Pradesh have decided to sanction of Pre-matric Scholarship to curb the high dropout rate of 53.64% as per census 2011 of Department of School Education among S.T, students and encourage education at the secondary level there is need to give incentive in the form of scholarship in Andhra Pradesh by providing a modest incentive to school going ST children from classes V to VIII.
2. The scheme was reviewed and approved by the Nodal Agency in its meeting held by 2-12-2013 vide reference 2nd read above for inclusion under Tribes SubPlan 2013-14 and the State Council for development of SCs &STs has also ratified the recommendation of Nodal Agency for Tribal Sub Plan in the reference 3rd read above.
3. The following guidelines are issued for operation of the scheme.These guidelines will come into effect from the academic year 2013-14.
Pre-metric Scholarship shall be granted to all eligible ST students in classes V to VIII subject to the following conditions
i) Belongs to Scheduled Tribe and her/his Parent/Guardian’s Annual Income should not exceed Rs. 2.00 Lakhs.
ii) He/She should be a regular, full time student studying in a Government School or in a School run by Local Bodies such as Mandal Praja Parishad, Zilla Praja Parishad, Municipalities / Municipal Corporations or any school Aided by the Government.
iii) Scholarship for studying in any class will be available for only one year. If a student has to repeat a class, she/he would not get scholarship for that class for a second (or subsequent) year
1) Rs.100/- Per Month for Boy (Day Scholars) for 10 months.
2) Rs.150/- Per Month for Girls (Day Scholars) for 10 months.
Procedure: The same procedure being adopted for “Pre-Matric Scholarships Scheme for IX to X classes may be adopted for this scheme also