The Central Government has bestowed pre-matric scholarships upon 1.03 crore Scheduled Tribe students and post-matric scholarships upon 68.74 lakh Scheduled Tribe students over the past five years. Union Minister BishweswarTudu shared this information in the RajyaSabha, highlighting further support for higher education through national scholarships and fellowships. The initiatives extend internationally, with 170 students benefiting from the National Overseas Scholarship Scheme. These efforts collectively contribute to advancing education and empowerment within the Scheduled Tribe communities, with a focus on financial support for students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.