PEEF Scholarship Update

The PEEF as on 31st December 2019 has awarded 374,857 scholarships to needy and talented students worth Rs. 21.41 Billion. With the inclusion of current year's scholarships (2019-20), the total number of scholarships awarded will be raised to more than 385,000.
Annual overview of the number of the scholarships and the amount disbursed is given below

Year Annual Target/Allocation Scholarships Awarded
as on 31st Dec,2019
Active Scholarships Total Disbursement
(in Millions)
2008-2009 5,000 5,326 - 22
2009-2010 5,000 5,484 - 250
2010-2011 5,860 6,982 - 362
2011-2012 12,500 13,345 - 707
2012-2013 9,952 9,952 - 750
2013-2014 16,937 19,598 - 962
2014-2015 18,727 19,664 193 1,082
2015-2016 70,720 74,619 1,976 2,149
2016-2017 77,280 82,003 8,125 4,205
2017-2018 101,530 104,352 14,843 5,114
2018-2019 28,530 33,528 33,528 4,171
2019-2020
In Process *
85,00 4 4 1,637**
Total 361,041 374,857 58,909 21,411