The Govt. of India offers this scholarship to students from non-Hindi areas studying Hindi. A student securing more than 60% marks in Hindi in the SSC/HSC exam. can apply for this scholarship. The incumbent student who has been given this scholarship has to offer Hindi as the optional subject at 11th, 12th and B.A.Part-I, II, III level and pass in that subject. The incumbent also cannot claim any other scholarship once he opts for Hindi scholarship.