NSF campaign against false claim of scholarships

DIMAPUR, AUG 5 (NPN) | Publish Date: 8/5/2019 11:34:29 AM IST

Taking serious note to the false claim of scholarships by the students, the Naga Students Federation (NSF) Monday announced launching of a campaign across Nagaland under the slogan “no false claim on scholarship”.

In a press release, NSF president Ninoto Awomi and Education secretary Kegwayhun Tep has advised the student community to check “rampant practices of corruption by way of falsely claiming scholarship.” 

The federation maintained that only eligible and financially needy students should avail the Scholarship benefits, adding that any false claim by the student community was a direct practise of corruption.

With regard to its proposed campaign, the federation has sought positive response and cooperation from the student community to sign a pledge on “No to Corruption”. 

NSF has informed the students and the administrations of various institutions to extend full cooperation for the success of the campaign.

The federation has also directed every student to strictly adhere to the criteria laid down by the government. It has informed those students whose parent’s income from all sources exceeds Rs. 2.50 lakh per annum not to apply for the post-matric scholarship (PMS)

NSF also directed students not to produce false income affidavit to claim the scholarship benefits.

Further, NSF has directs all its federating units to facilitate the financially needy and government school students in applying for pre-matric scholarship scheme.

The federation has informed all the eligible candidates that the post-matric scholarship (ST), Nagaland Merit & Research Scholarship and NEC-Stipend & Book Grant for the academic session 2019-2020 would be live from July 23, 2019 till September 30, 2019 and the Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme for Scheduled Tribe students studying in class IX and X would go live (active) from August 1, 2019 till September 30, 2019 via Common Scholarship Portal, Government of Nagaland, under URL


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