Rs 10,000 scholarship claim for college students false, government says no such scholarship | Rs 10,000 scholarship claim for college students false, government says no such scholarship

Dainik Bhaskar

Jun 11, 2020, 04:52 PM IST

What viral: National Scholarship Portal on Social Media claims to have given scholarships of Rs 10,000 to college students.

Last year, a similar claim involving a scholarship of Rs 10,000 went viral on YouTube.

The viral link redirects to this URL.

A page indicating eligibility also opens.

Fact check investigation

– There is no such update on the official website of the National Scholarship Portal.

– Twitter handle of PIB Fact Check has made it clear that no such scholarship is being awarded.

Conclusion: The claim of Rs 10,000 scholarship awarded to college students is misleading.

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