With an objective to enhance employability of the economically weaker sections, this scheme tends to provide financial support to meritorious students for higher education in any government or private institute in India.

Eligibility: Class XII-passed students seeking admission in medicine, engineering, graduation, diploma courses, or vocational courses; with family income less than Rs. 1 lakh per year.

Application: Online only

Prizes and rewards: Rs. 10,000 per year (Rs. 1,000 per month throughout the course).

Deadline: September 23

Website: http://www.b4s.in/plus/LGJ417

Source: The Hindu