West Bengal Talent Support Stipend Programme
West Bengal Minorities’ Development & Finance Corporation

B.Tech. (Bachelor of Technology),M.Tech. (Master of Technology),B.Arch. (Bachelor of Architecture),Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy),M.Arch. (Master of Architecture),M.Plan. (Master of Planning),B.Plan. (Bachelor of Planning),B.Com. (Bachelor of Commerce),M.Com. (Master of Commerce),B.Voc. (Bachelor of Vocation),M.S. (Master of Surgery),M.Phil. (Master of Philosophy),M.B.A. (Master of Business Administration),B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science),M.Ed. (Master of Education),B.B.A. (Bachelor of Business Administration),B.F.Tech. (Bachelor of Fashion Technology),M.S. (Master of Science),M.Des. (Master of Design),B.F.Sc. (Bachelor of Fishery Science),M.C.A. (Master of Computer Applications),B.H.M. (Bachelor of Hotel Management),B.Des. (Bachelor of Design),B.Text. (Bachelor of Textile),M.Optom. (Master of Optometry),M.P.H. (Master of Public Health),M.Voc. (Master of Vocation),M.H.R.D.M. (Master in Human Resources Development Management),B.Pharm. (Bachelor of Pharmacy),M.Ch. (Master of Chirurgiae),B.B.I. (Bachelor of Banking and Insurance),M.Sc. (Master of Science),M.Text. (Master of Textile),M.A (Master of Arts),B.A (Bachelor of Arts),LLB (Bachelor of Law),High/Secondary School,LLM (Master of Laws),M.E. Master of Engineering,B.E. (Bachelor of Engineering),MD (Doctor of Medicine)

Scholarship Overview

West Bengal Minorities’ Development & Finance Corporation, under the Minority Affairs and Madrasah Education Department, Government of West Bengal invites applications for West Bengal Talent Support Stipend Programme 2020-21 from Class 11 to PhD students of West Bengal belonging to the minority community. The scholarship aims to provide financial assistance to needy students to continue their studies. Financial assistance as per the available fund will be given to the selected students.


The scholarship amount may vary from INR 2,550 to INR 4,900 per annum.


The applicant needs to provide the photocopy of the bank passbook containing account details and IFSC code while submitting the hard copy of the application. 

Terms and Conditions

  • Scholarship will be awarded only upon the successful verification of information and relevant documents.
  • Students continuing their studies in institutes outside West Bengal are not eligible for this scholarship.
  • 30% quota of the scholarship is reserved for girl students.
  • Only two students from the same family can apply for this scholarship. 
  • After the final submission of the application, the students will receive a permanent ID (PID) with the help of which they can check the status of their application. 


This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by August, 2021. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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To be eligible, an applicant must:

  • Be a resident of West Bengal
  • Belong to minority communities like Christian, Muslim, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain & Parsi
  • Be studying in Class 11 to PhD level
  • Have passed the previous final examination with less than 50% marks
  • Have a family income of less than INR 2 Lakh per annum
  • Not be studying in any institution outside West Bengal

How To Apply

Follow the steps mentioned below to apply for the scholarship:

Step 1: Click on the 'Apply Now' button below and read all the details.
Step 2: Click on 'Apply Online' and then click on 'New Registration'. 
Step 3: Select the district where the applicant's institute is situated and click on 'Proceed'.
Step 4: Fill in the required details under 'Student Information' and 'Scheme Eligibility' sections.
Step 5: Click on 'Submit and Proceed'.
Step 6: Note down the User ID as displayed on the screen. 
Step 7: Login using the registered user id and password.
Step 8: Fill all the required information under 'Basic Information', 'Academic Information', 'Bank Account Details' section.
Step 9: Verify and lock the application.
Step 10: Print & submit the hard copy of the application form along with the required documents to the concerned institute.