Special Correspondent

NAGAPATTINAM: The deadline for submission of application forms for merit-cum-means scholarship under the Central Government scheme for minority students is October 15. Collector M. Jayaraman said in a release that all schools should obtain the completed application forms and give a consolidated list to the Commissioner of Minority Affairs Department before October 20. The scholarship is available for students who have scored 50 per cent marks in the final exams and with total family income of less than Rs. 2.5 lakh per year. A self-declaration from the student on Rs. 10 stamp paper would be sufficient, the release said.