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Small Farmers Welfare Fund (Under the aegis of the Ministry of Agro Industry and Food Security)
Small Farmers Welfare Fund>SFWF Schemes>SFWF Scholarship Scheme

SFWF Scholarship Scheme

Purpose:
To provide financial support to the children of registered farmers to pursue their education at secondary and tertiary level
 
Objective:
To provide support to farmers in their endeavour of providing further education to their child/children
 
Features:
The implementation of this project is subject to availability of funds.
 Monthly stipend is credited into the responsible party’s bank account.
Scholarship is payable only for students who succeed in their education.
 
Benefits:
SN
Academic Level
Monthly Amount (Rs)
1
Secondary:
   Form I – V
   Form VI
 
Examinations Fees:
   School Certificate
   Higher School Certificate
 
3,600
4,800
 
 
2,000
2,000
 

2
Tertiary (maximum of 4-years)
18,000
 
Beneficiaries:
The children of small farmers registered with the Fund.
 
Contribution
Farmers’ children are automatically entitled to this scheme at registration.
 
Eligibility:
·         The farmer must be registered with the Fund
·         Children having successfully completed their CPE or Cambridge School Certificate or Higher School Certificate
 
Mode of Application:
Small farmer must duly fill in the scholarship application form  and submit to the responsible Officer at the SFWF Head Office at Saint Pierre or any of the sub-offices together with the following documents.
 
Required Documents:
o    Copy of farmer’s card
o    Copy of Birth Certificate of child
o    Copy of Educational Certificate of child
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