Final list of the eligible candidates for Overseas Scholarship Scheme announced by the Telangana government for minority students will be released by September 16. The decision was taken in a high level meeting presided over by Secretary Minority Welfare Syed Omer Jaleel. It was decided in the meeting that maximum number of deserving candidates should be benefited from the scheme. Initially 280 candidates were declared eligible for the scheme, out of 513 candidates who submitted applications.
He informed that the government has earmarked Rs. 25 crore for the scheme and it has been decided to spend Rs. 15 cr in the first phase.