Applications (Fresh and Renewal) are invited from students who are permanent residents in the State of Meghalaya for the year 2022-23 for the following schemes:-

1. Free Studentship Scholarship for Scheduled Tribe/Scheduled Caste for students who are pursuing higher studies in different courses from class XI to Post-Graduation. Students who failed in the previous year and also those students who are not eligible to apply for Post Matric Scholarship for Schedule Tribe/Schedule Caste on account of their parent's income exceeding ₹. 2.50 Lakhs p.a. are eligible to apply for this Scholarship.

Apply online using the link below:
Fresh applications:
Renewal applications:

2. Book Grant Scholarship for Scheduled Tribe students who are pursuing higher studies in different courses from class XI to Post-Graduation (excluding Vocational, Engineering, Medical & Paramedical courses) and who secured 60% marks and above during previous year examination are eligible to apply for the Book Grant Scholarship. 

Apply online using the link:

3. Merit Scholarship for Tribal and General Students of Meghalaya who have secured very high percentage of marks in Class X, XII (MBOSE, AIICSE & CBSE) and Degree Examination 2022 for a specific number of Merit Scholarships to be chosen Merit Wise.

Apply online using the link:

4. Border Areas Scholarship from students belonging to SC/ST categories of the State of Meghalaya who are pursuing Post Matric Studies within and outside the State during the current year 2022-2023.

Apply online using the link (Fresh & Renewal);:

The last date of submission of online applications is on 15th February 2023 after which the portal will automatically close.

Instructions for applications:

  • Students must provide a functional and valid email address of their own since all notifications and correspondence will be via, email. Students may download the mobile app "Sandes" from Google Play Store. The number used for registration in the app should also be filled in the online application forms, so as to receive notifications in the Sandes app.

  • Students must carefully check their online application details for any errors before finally submitting their forms.

  • All documents to be uploaded should be correctly uploaded in the fields provided. Once Final Submit button is clicked, the Directorate will not be held responsible for any errors on the part of the applicant.

  • While submitting an application online, student is held solely responsible for any information provided therein. Any student found providing false information will have is application cancelled immediately.

  • Students must ensure that all details provided in the form are correct and the uploaded scanned copies of the documents to be clearly visible. If there is any discrepancy in the details/ documents provided, his/ her application will be cancelled.

  • Online application along with all enclosures completed in all respects should be submitted through the online portal within the stipulated date.

  • Submission of hard copy is not required.

  • In case of any query, kindly contact