OASIS SCHOLARSHIP

India is a country known to have a wide range of people. There are various Indian cultures. In the same way, there are different socioeconomic classes in India. Each culture comes from a specific geographical location in India. 

The oasis scholarship for students in India is aimed to provide financial support and promotion of quality education amongst students belonging to disadvantaged sections. The oasis scholarship scheme was launched by the Government of West Bengal with a mission to help meritorious students from pre-matric and post-matric levels of study. 

The oasis scholarship aims at promoting education amongst students from disadvantaged backgrounds, who need financial assistance to join educational programs. Eligible oasis scholarship applicants must be of the age between 10 and 25 years of age as on or before 31 st of December during the application year. The oasis scholarship is available only for full-time courses at recognised institutions in India. 

What is an Oasis Scholarship? 

Oasis Scholarship is a program that was created by the Oasis Foundation in order to help students manage their tuition costs. What started out as a small pilot program has now grown into an enterprise with over $1 million invested in scholarships for deserving students across the country. 

The benefits of this scholarship are many, but here are just some of them: 

  1. You will receive up to 100% coverage on your tuition at any accredited institution or trade school 
  2. You will be able to use the money however you want – towards books, supplies, housing, etc. 
  3. The money can be used for both undergraduate and graduate degrees This scholarship is available for both part-time and full-time study 
  4. The money can be used over multiple years

The scholarship is the aid that helps the students to advance in their educational careers without any hindrance. This is a scholarship program sponsored by the Government of West Bengal. The scholarship is provided to the students of the SC/ST/OBC category of West Bengal. They offer around Rs 1200 and another maintenance amount to the candidates who apply for it.

Oasis Scholarship 2020-21

Like every year, this year also the West Bengal government is organizing this event. The last date for submission of applications for the scholarship for the 2020-21 session is November 30, 2020. All SC/ ST/ OBC candidates are eligible for this scholarship. The reason behind this is to help the economically backward people to gain knowledge without any financial constraint. Different types of scholarships

  • Pre-Matric for SC/ST
  • Post Matric for OBC Students
  • Pre-Matric for OBC Students
  • Post-Matric for SC/ST Students

 

Types of Oasis Scholarship
Name of Scholarship Provider
Pre Matric Scholarship for SC/ST Students Backward Classes Welfare Department, Government of West Bengal
Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students Backward Classes Welfare Department, Government of West Bengal
Post-matric scholarship for SC/ST students Backward Classes Welfare Department, Government of West Bengal
Post-matric scholarship for OBC students Backward Classes Welfare Department, Government of West Bengal

 

Eligibility Criteria
Scholarship Name Eligibility
Pre-matric scholarship for SC students One must be a student of class 9th and 10th and belong to the SC category. The income of the family or guardian from all sources should not exceed Rs.2 lakh per annum.
Pre-matric scholarship for ST students A student must belong to the ST category and 9th and 10th class students are eligible to apply. The annual family or guardian income from all sources should not exceed INR 2 Lakh.
Post-matric scholarship for SC/ST students You must be studied at the post-secondary or post-matric level and belong to the SC/ST category. The annual income of the parent or guardian from all sources should not exceed INR 2.5 Lakh.
Post-matric scholarship for OBC students You must have studied at the secondary level and belong to the OBC category. The annual income of the family/guardian from all sources should not exceed INR 1 Lakh.

 

Details Of Rewards
Scholarship Name The reward for Day Scholars Reward for Hostellers
Pre-matric scholarship for SC students

INR 150 per month for 10 months + Adhoc grant of INR 750 per year

INR 750 per month for 10 months + Ad Hoc grant of INR 1,000 per year

Pre-matric scholarship for ST students

INR 150 per month for 10 months + Ad Hoc grant of INR 750 per year

INR 750 per month for 10 months + Ad Hoc grant of INR 1,000 per year

Post-matric scholarship for SC/ST students

Maintenance allowance up to INR 550 per month

Maintenance allowance up to INR 1200 per month

For Medical/ Engineering/ BSc (Agri)// PhD/ MPhil/LLM

INR 550 per month

INR 1,200 per month

For B.Pharm/ LLB/ B.Nursing/ PG/ Hotel Management, etc.

INR 530 per month

INR 820 per month

For general courses up to graduation level

INR 300 per month

INR 750 per month

In 10+2 System Intermediate Courses / Polytechnic / ITI Courses for Class 11th & 12th Students

INR 230 per month

INR 750 per month

Post-matric scholarship for OBC students

Maintenance allowance up to INR 350 per month

Maintenance allowance up to INR 750 per month

For medical/ engineering/ BSc (Agri)/ MPhil/ PhD/ LLM students

INR 350 per month

INR 750 per month

For B.Pharm/LLB/ B.Nursing/ PG/ Hotel Management, etc.

INR 335 per month

INR 510 per month

For general courses up to graduation level

INR 210 per month

INR 400 per month

In 10+2 System Intermediate Courses / Polytechnic / ITI Courses for Class 11th & 12th Students

INR 160 per month

INR 260 per month

Important Documents Required for Oasis Scholarship 2020-21

  1. Passport size photo
  2. Caste certificate
  3. Mark sheet/certificate of final qualifying examination
  4. Birth certificate
  5. Income certificate
  6. Copy of Aadhar card (or any other ID and address proof issued by the government)
  7. Copy of bank passbook
  8. Fee receipt
  9. Address proof

How to Apply Online for Oasis Scholarship Online

Before applying for the scholarship you should make sure that you are eligible to apply. If you are ready to apply for Online Pre-Matric and Post-Matric Scholarships for SC ST and OBC Students, then you should start by visiting the site.

Phase 1:

Visit www.oasis.gov.in. You will see this interface when you are on the homepage of the site. If the site is not in your language, choose your preferred language carefully and continue applying

Phase 2:

Carefully look for the “Apply Now” or “Student Registration” button in the Student column of the website. The interface is at the bottom so you can see what it looks like. Never make the mistake of clicking the wrong button or you will start the process all over again.

Step 3:

Please, carefully fill all the blanks (like primary details, photograph, applicable authority details) in the online application form.

  1. Photography is not mandatory at this stage of application.
  2. Aadhar card number is also not mandatory.
  3. You can check the status of your application through a mobile number or email.
  4. All other fields are mandatory.

Press the submit button at the end of the application.

Step 4:

An acknowledgement slip containing the details filled by you in the above form will be generated which you can download.

You will see information like “Download Login Information / Acknowledgement Slip”. Click on the download link. A PDF file will be downloaded to your computer. print it.

Note that if the file is not opening, please install ‘Adobe Reader’ on your computer.

Step – 5:

Log in to Oasis by visiting www.oasis.gov.in with the information in the acknowledgement slip; And click on the login button of the registered student in the student column of the website.

Step – 6:

Also, the acknowledgement slip plays an important role in this stage. The user ID and password are written on the slip. Login with the User ID, Password, and District mentioned in your acknowledgement slip at www.oasis.gov.in.

Step – 7:

After successful login to the student panel, now you have to fill the remaining part of the application form. Here the application will require you to insert your image.

Step – 8:

Find the button Click Next Details Below there is a lot of information and fill in all the remaining fields. Do it carefully. Just know that the Oasis Online Application needs your time so that you can win the scholarship.

Step – 9:

In this step, you have to enter your bank details for Oasis Scholarship for SC/ST/OBC students. Click on the Bank Information button and select your bank, branch, and type account number.

Step – 10:

After submitting your bank details on the Oasis portal, you need to click on the Verify and Lock button. Please note the following:

  1. If you will not fill the form properly then this Verify & Lock button will not work.
  2. Once you click on the Verify & Lock button, you cannot modify your details further.

With this information, you must ensure that the data you submit is authentic and original before clicking on the button.

Step – 11:

After all the application process, never go away if you have not downloaded the Oasis Online Application Form. Click on the Print Application button and click on Download Application Form.

A PDF file of a completed Oasis application form will be downloaded to your computer; If you have the printer connected to your computer right away or you can copy it from a flash drive and print elsewhere.

Step – 12:

After taking the printout of the Oasis Application Form from Oasis Portal, the prospective applicant has to submit this Online Application Form from Oasis Portal along with his/her signature to the concerned Block Development Office (for Block Area) / PO cum DWO / DWO. (For Municipality/Corporation Area).

Step – 13:

While submitting the application form, you need to come with the following documents:

  1. A recent stamp size color photograph of the applicant duly attested and pasted on the application.
  2. An attested copy of the caste certificate of the applicant.
  3. Attested copy of mark sheet/certificate of final examination passed.

Step – 14:

After submitting, congratulations, you made it to the top. Also, you have to make sure that this application is done on time.

Oasis Scholarship – Renewal Process

If you have already won scholarships through the Oasis Scholarship Portal in recent years, you will need to renew them every year. Also, the application process for renewal is slightly different. You can find below step-by-step details of the renewal process –

Step 1: Sign in to your Oasis Scholarship account.

Step 2: Go to the official website.

Step 3: Click on “Renew Scholarship” in the Student Corner.

Step 4: Log in with your User ID / Application Number and Password.

Step 5: Check the data entered earlier and make changes as required.

Oasis Scholarship Status

The following steps need to be followed to track the scholarship application status. This involves choosing the district where the institution is located. Two categories of scholarships, pre-matric and post-matric can be applied by the students if they fulfill certain criteria. The various districts of West Bengal that are likely to be domiciled include North 24 Parganas, Purba Medinipur, Howrah, South 24 Parganas, Murshidabad, etc. The following video throws light upon the various steps involved in checking the status online on Oasis Scholarship Application.

Steps that need to be followed –

  • Enter user-id
  • Select the applicable district
  • Select session
  • Enter the given text in the box
  • Click on the ‘Check Status’ button.

Oasis Scholarship Login

The Government of West Bengal started with an online portal to provide options for scholarships, especially for OBC, SC, and ST communities. When it comes to scholarship categories there are two options – Pre-Matric and Post-Matric Scholarship. The Backward Classes Welfare Department is responsible for the operation of the website. Let us look at the following steps to explain the step-by-step process after logging into your account on the Oasis portal.

  • Visit www.oasis.gov.in
  • Go to the ‘Registered Student’s login’ button in the ‘Students Corner’ present on the home page.
  • Mention the User ID, Password, and District as mentioned in the acknowledgment slip provided to you.
  • Click on more details and fill in the relevant information
  • Click on Bank Information, fill in the details.
  • Verify and lock

Application Status

  • Applied candidates can check their application status through the official website.
  • Click on the official portal link http://oasis.gov.in/
  • On the homepage of the application page, there is an option to track the application
  • Select the link and a new page will open on the screen.
  • The next step is to select the location of your college from the dropdown button city/district.
  • Fill all the information mentioned in the application form. All information must be correct.
  • Finally, click on the submit button to save the application.
  • The application status will appear on the page. Save all documents and a print of them.

Oasis Scholarship WB

The online portal for West Bengal government scholarships is called Oasis. SC, ST, and OBC students. The two broad categories within the scholarship are for Pre-Matric as well as Post-Matric. The Backward Classes Welfare Department is responsible for hosting the applications on the scholarship. More details have already been given above. Let us have a look at some of the scholarships offered by the Government of West Bengal.

  • Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students
  • Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students
  • Post-Matric Scholarship for SC/ST Students
  • Post-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students
  • For more details visit www.oasis.gov.in

Renewal Of Application – Process to Renew Application

  1. To renew, first, you have to visit the official website of the scholarship scheme.
  2. Now you will see a Renew Scholarship option.
  3. You have to click on this option.
  4. Now you have to log in by entering your details.
  5. Now verify your previous information.
  6. Enter any additional information you wish to enter.
  7. You click on the option of Renew Application.
  8. After that, you enter the information about the current academic session.
  9. Now you also have to click on the option of Renew and Lock Application.
  10. You have to submit this form along with supporting documents to Block Development Officer (BDO) for Block Area and PO Cum DWO for Municipal Corporation.

FAQs

Here are some of the most important Q&A questions about West Bengal OASIS Scholarship 2021 and its online application process.

When will the online application for OASIS Scholarship 2021 start?

West Bengal Backward Classes Welfare Department will start online application for WB OASIS Scholarship from June 2021.

I have passed the HS Exam 2019. Can I apply for the OASIS 2021 Scholarship?

No, you cannot apply for the WB OASIS Scholarship. Only current year students are eligible to apply.

Do any General (UR) category students apply for the WB Oasis Scholarship?

No, General (UR) category students cannot apply. Only SC, ST, and OBC students can apply for this scholarship.

Do I need to submit documents to school/college/university after applying online?

After completing all these steps of OASIS Scholarship 2021, you need to submit the application form to your respective BDO office (for the Block area). PO cum DWO / DWO (For Municipality and Corporation area)

What is the last date for WB OASIS Scholarship Renewal 2021?

There is no fixed last date for WB OASIS Scholarship Renewal 2021. But try to renew your scholarship within December 2021.

Do Nursing students apply for the WB OASIS Scholarship?

Yes, Nursing students in West Bengal can apply for this scholarship.

How can I check the status of my WB OASIS Scholarship Application?

To check the status of your OASIS scholarship application, visit the official website of the OASIS Scholarship and then log in with your application number and password. From the dashboard, you can check the status of the scholarship application.

WB Oasis Scholarship Helpline

West Bengal Backward Classes Welfare Department started a helpline phone number for OASIS Scholarship 2021. Students can call on this phone number, 8420023311, and ask their queries regarding this scholarship scheme. You can also visit your BDO/SDO office for further assistance regarding this scholarship.

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