International Women’s Day is a time to celebrate the achievements of women across the globe and recognize their contributions to society. As part of our efforts to honor this occasion, our team has conducted extensive research to identify the top 10 states in India that have demonstrated outstanding commitment to empowering women through education.
After careful analysis of the data, we are proud to announce that Gujarat has emerged as the top state in India in terms of providing scholarships to women. With many initiatives and programs aimed at promoting women’s education, Gujarat has set a shining example for the rest of the country to follow.
Through its progressive policies and dedicated efforts, Gujarat has successfully created an enabling environment that supports women’s education and empowers them to achieve their full potential. We applaud the state for its unwavering commitment to advancing gender equality and look forward to seeing more states follow in its footsteps
No 1 . Gujarat
Gujarat, known for its rich culture and entrepreneurial spirit, has emerged as the leading state in India for providing scholarships to women. We have conducted a thorough analysis of the allocation of scholarships in various forms across India and are pleased to announce that Gujarat has ranked as the number 1 state in terms of granting scholarships to women. Gujarat has granted 34 scholarships to deserving women, a remarkable achievement highlighting the state’s commitment to girl power and promoting women’s education. This accomplishment is a testament to the efforts made by the government and educational institutions in Gujarat to ensure that women have access to quality education, enabling them to pursue their dreams and achieve their full potential. Gujarat’s success in promoting women’s education sets a precedent for other states to follow in their pursuit of gender equality and education for all.
|Mukhyamantri Yuva Swavalamban Yojana
|Scholarships to the Disabled Students
|Post SSC Scholarship for Girls (NTDNT),
|Post SSC Scholarship for Girls (SEBC)
|Food Bill Assistance to SC Students
|Food Bill Assistance for Medical/Engineering Students (SEBC),
|Educational Assistance for NTDNT Students Studying in Self-Financed College
|Higher Secondary Scholarship (Minority)
|Fellowship Scheme for M.Phil. and PhD Students (SEBC)
|Swami Vivekanand Stipend Scheme for Technical and Professional Courses (NTDNT)
|Swami Vivekanand Stipend Scheme for Technical and Professional Courses (EBC)
|Swami Vivekanand Stipend Scheme for Technical and Professional Courses (Minority)
|Instrumental Assistance for Medical, Engineering, and Diploma Students (SEBC)
|Higher Education Scheme
|Scholarships to SC Students for ITI/Professional Studies
|Post Metric Scholarship for SC Students
|Post Metric Scholarship for ST Students
|Fellowship Scheme, Gujarat
|Research Scholarship, Gujarat
|Swami Vivekanand Stipend Scheme for ITI Courses
|Scholarship for the Students of Government Colleges
|War Concession Scheme,
|EBC Fees Exemption Scheme
|Instrumental Help to SC Students (Medical, Engineering, Diploma Courses),
|Post Metric Scholarship for OBC students
|Fellowship Scheme for M.Phil. & PhD (SC) Students
|Post Matric Scholarship for ST Girl Students
|Scholarship for Students Studying at Dr. Ambedkar or Indira Gandhi Open University (SEBC)
|Food Bill Assistance in College Attached Hostels
|Higher Secondary Scholarship (SEBC)
|Instrumental Assistance for First-year Students of Medical/Engineering/Diploma Courses
|Special Scholarship for Boys and Girls Students
No 2. Maharashtra
Maharashtra came on the second position on a list by granting a total of 26 scholarships to women, which is commendable. This achievement reflects the state’s commitment to promoting women’s education and empowerment. Maharashtra’s efforts have provided women with access to quality education and skill development opportunities, which in turn have enabled them to excel in their chosen fields. Maharashtra’s dedication to women’s education is praiseworthy, and we hope that other states follow in their footsteps. This success story of Maharashtra can act as a catalyst to encourage more women to pursue higher education and become successful in their lives.
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|Tuition Fees and Examination Fees to VJNT Students
|Tuition Fees and Examination Fees to SBC Students,
|Post-Matric Scholarship to SBC Students
|Dr. Punjabrao Deshmukh Vasatigruh Nirvah Bhatta Yojna
|Jawaharlal Nehru University Scheme
|Education Concession to the Children of Ex-Servicemen
|Education Concession to Children of Freedom Fighter
|Vocational Education Fee Reimbursement
|Vocational Education Maintenance Allowance to ST Students
|Government Vidyaniketan Scholarship
|Government Research Adhichatra
|Maintenance Allowance for SC Students in Professional Courses
|Maintenance Allowance to VJNT and SBC Students in Professional Courses
|Tuition Fees and Examination Fees to OBC Students
|Tuition Fees and Examination Fees to ST Students
|Post Matric Scholarship Scheme Government of India
|Chief Minister Fellowship (CMF) Program
|Government of India Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students
|Post Matric Scholarship to OBC Students
|Post-Matric Scholarship for Persons with Disability
|Rajarshi Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Shikshan Shulk Shishyavrutti Yojna
|Rajarshi Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Merit Scholarship
|Post-Matric Tuition Fee and Examination Fee (Freeship)
|Post-Matric Scholarship to VJNT Students
|State Government Daxshina Adhichatra Scholarship
No 3. Kerala
With Kerala ranking third in our assessment of states that provide scholarships to deserving females, the state’s commitment to equality and empowerment is evident. To date, 16 scholarships have been issued by this state – highlighting its dedication toward providing access to quality education for women and equipping them with opportunities for advancement. Educational bodies such as the government in Kerala along with educational institutions have played an integral role not only providing such opportunities but also assisting female citizens towards realizing their aspirations while contributing positively toward society at large scale.
|ITC Fee Reimbursement Scholarship
|C H Muhammedkoya Scholarship
|APJ Abdul Kalam Scholarship (APJAK)
|Prof. Joseph Mundassery Scholarship Award (PJMS)
|Mother Teresa Scholarship (MTS)
|CA/ICWA/CS Scholarship (IWCS),
|District Merit Scholarship (DMS)
|State Merit Scholarship,
|Sanskrit Scholarship (SSE),
|Muslim Nadar Girls Scholarship
|Music Fine Arts Scholarship (MFAS)
|Hindi Scholarship (HS)
|Suvarna Jubilee Merit Scholarship (SJMS)
|Post-Matric Scholarship (PMS) for Minorities
|Central Sector Scholarship (CSS),
No. 4 Odisha
Odisha is the fourth state to make it onto our list of top states for granting scholarships to deserving females. The state has thus far provided 15 scholarships, demonstrating its dedication to enhancing female education and development. The government and educational institutions in Odisha have been instrumental in facilitating access to quality education for women, enabling them to realize their ambitions. Through this initiative, the state has experienced positive repercussions on social and economic development.
No. 5 Himachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh, one of the five outstandingly successful states in granting scholarships to deserving women, has set an admirable example for others. With scholarships out thus far, it is evident that this state takes great pride in advancing female empowerment and skill development. Through the efforts of both state officials and educational institutions, Himachal Pradesh has successfully empowered female citizens by equipping them with the necessary training that enables success in their chosen endeavors. These initiatives have moreover inspired societal progress along with economic prosperity as well.
|Indira Gandhi Utkrisht Chatravriti Yojana,
|Maharishi Balmiki Chatravriti Yojana Himachal Pradesh
|Integrated Rural Development Program (IRDP), Himachal Pradesh
|Centrally Sponsored Pre Matric Scholarship Scheme for ST (Scheduled Tribes) Students
|Dr. Ambedkar Post-Matric Scholarship for EBC (Economically Backward Class) Students
|Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education (HPBOSE)
|Mukhya Mantri Protsahan Yojana Himachal Pradesh
|Centrally Sponsored Pre Matric Scholarship Scheme for OBC (Other Backward Class) Students
|Kalpana Chawla Chatravriti Yojana, Himachal Pradesh
|Centrally Sponsored Pre Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC (Scheduled Caste) students
|Thakur Sen Negi Utkrisht Chatravriti Yojana
|Sterling and Wilson Solar Scholarship for Class 11th Students
|Swami Vivekanand Utkrisht Chatravriti Yojana for OBC Students
No 6. Haryana
Haryana has generously bestowed 12 scholarships to women, lending testament to the sovereign commitment of the state towards elevating female education and empowerment. Educational establishments in Haryana have been instrumental in offering access to quality learning opportunities for females that could cater to their aspirations and ultimately facilitate the attainment of lofty goals. With initiatives such as these having had a triumphant impact on improving social progress and economic growth – it is evident that this endeavor has had an illustrious effect!
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|Dr Ambedkar Medhavi Chhattar Sansodhit Yojna
|Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC ,OBC
|Financial Assistance for Higher Competitive entrance examinations to SC/BC candidates through private institutions
|Merit Cum Means Scholarship for Minority Students
|Free Books and Uniform to Children
|Rajiv Gandhi Scholarship for excellence in education, Haryana
|Monthly Stipend for BPL & BC-A students
|Cash Award Scheme for SC
|Haryana State Meritorious Incentive Scheme
|Annusuchit Jati Chhatra Ucch Shiksha Protsahan Yojna
|Promotion of Science Education (POSE) Scholarship
No 7. Meghalaya
Meghalaya, our seventh-ranked state in terms of its record of providing scholarships to worthy women, exemplifies the state’s dedication to enhancing educational opportunities for women. To date, ten scholarships have been conferred upon Meghalaya residents – an indication that the government is committed to facilitatiMeghalaya’s government and educational institutions have been vigorous in inciting women to gain access to cutting-edge education, assuring that they obtain the requisite expertise and knowledge required for success. Meghalaya’s endeavors in equipping females with an education have been of immense aid toward advancing welfare as well as progress.ng skill development for female students.
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|Meghalaya Border Areas Scholarship.
|Umbrella Scheme for Education of ST Children – Pre-Matric Scholarship.
|Umbrella Scheme for Education of ST Children – Post-Matric Scholarship.
|Special Scholarship Scheme Ishan Uday for NER.
|DBT-Research Associateship in Biotechnology and Applied Biology.
|Combined Counseling Board Scholarship.
|Free Studentship Scholarship.
|Book Grant Scholarship for Scheduled Tribe.
|Pre-Matric Scholarship Tribe for General Students.
|State Merit Scholarship.
No 8. Mizoram
Mizoram, a state in India renowned for its generosity and philanthropic tendencies, has bestowed 9 scholarships on female students as a testament to its commitment to supporting women through education. District and local governments have been instrumental in facilitating females to acquire skills necessary for attaining their ambitions; this is reflected by the quality of scholarship recipients who exhibit proficiency in subjects such as literature, economics, and matrimonial practices.Through its initiatives, the State of Mizoram has achieved significant gains in assisting women with education. Through these endeavors, leaps, and bounds have been made toward enhancing their quality of life.
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|Pre-matric scholarship for SC/ST/OBC/Minority
|Post-matric scholarship for SC/ST/OBC/Minority
|Merit cum means scholarship for SC/ST/OBC/Minority
|Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship (RGNF) for SC/ST
|Maulana Azad National Fellowship for Minority
|NEC Merit Scholarship
No .9 Delhi
Delhi is the ninth state on our list of top states that have granted scholarships to deserving women. Delhi has granted a total of 8 scholarships to girls Delhi has implemented several initiatives aimed at empowering women through education, including the ‘Dilli Swabhiman Yojna’ and the ‘Swami Vivekanand Scholarship Scheme’. These initiatives provide financial assistance to girls from economically weaker sections of society to pursue their education and skill development. Moreover, the Delhi government has set up ‘Mahila Mohalla Clinics’, providing healthcare facilities exclusively for women, further supporting their health and wellbeing.
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|Reimbursement of Tuition Fee for SC/ST/OBC/Minority
|Financial Assistance to SC/ST/OBC/Minority
|Award/Merit Scholarship for SC/ST/OBC/Minority (Class 1 to 12)
|Merit award to SC/ST/OBC/Minority
|Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme for OBC Students ,SC Aspirants
|Post Matric Scholarship for OBC Aspirants ,SC Aspirants
|Financial Assistance to Educationally Backward Minority Aspirants
|Delhi Ladli Scheme
No 10. Goa
Goa, a small but vibrant state on India’s western coast, has secured the 10th spot in granting women scholarships. Despite being one of the smallest states in the country, Goa has made remarkable progress in promoting women’s education. With a total of 7 scholarships granted, the state has demonstrated its commitment to ensuring that women have equal opportunities to pursue their educational goals. Goa has always been a state that values education, and its education system is among the best in the country. The state government has implemented various policies and programs to promote education, especially for girls. These efforts have paid off, as more and more women are now enrolling in schools and colleges in Goa. The state has also taken several steps to ensure that girls from underprivileged backgrounds have access to education. The government has set up schools and hostels for girls from economically weaker sections, providing them with a safe and supportive environment to pursue their studies.
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|DCT Scholarship Scheme,
|Goa Education Trust Scholarship, UK
|Vidyadhan Scholarship Program,
|National Talent Search Exam (NTSE)
|Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY)
|Post-Matric Scholarships Scheme For Minorities
|Pre Matric Scholarships Scheme For Minorities
In conclusion, our research has highlighted the significant role that scholarships play in promoting women’s education in India. The fact that Gujarat has emerged as the top state in providing scholarships to female students is a testament to the state’s commitment to women’s empowerment and education.
It is heartening to see the progress that has been made towards gender equality in education in India. However, there is still a long way to go before we can truly achieve equal opportunities for women in all areas of society. We hope that this report will serve as a call to action for other states and governments to prioritize women’s education and create more opportunities for female students.
On this International Women’s Day, we celebrate the achievements of women in India and around the world. We must continue to work together towards a future where women have equal access to education, opportunities, and success.