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CBSE scholarship for single girl child: Things you should definitely know about

Nov 2, 2017 10:48 IST
CBSE Scholarship for Single Girl Child
CBSE Scholarship for Single Girl Child

The Central Board of Secondary Education has invited applications for merit scholarship scheme for single girl child of class 10 passed in 2017 and renewal of 2016. Candidates can apply online on the Board's website: cbse.nic.in

CBSE is providing scholarship to the meritorious girl students, who are the only child of their parents; and have passed the CBSE Class X examination with at least 60 per cent marks or with 6.2 CGPA and wants to continue their further school education of Class XI and XII.

The primary motive of this scheme is to identify the efforts of the parents in promoting education among girls and to provide financial boost to the meritorious and deserving students.

  • The candidates studying in schools where the tuition fee is less than 1500 rupees per month will be taken into consideration for the scholarship.
  • Also, the tuition fee for the NRIs has been fixed to the maximum of 6000 rupees per month and only Indian Nationals are eligible to apply for the scholarships.

The scholarships will be provided for a period of one year, means it will be given in Class XI and is subjected to renewal on the basis of marks secured by the candidates which should be at least 50 per cent aggregate. It should be noted that the scholarship will be paid for the duration of two years only.

All those students selected for scholarship will get 500 rupees per month. The payments will be made through demand drafts/ECS. The candidates filling the eligibility criteria, willing to apply need to fill in the application forms, online latest by September 15.

CBSE Scholarship Scheme 2017: Frequently asked questions and answers

Highlights and procedure to apply for scholarship in brief:

Purpose of the scholarship

The basic idea behind giving this scholarship is to distinguish the efforts of the parents in supporting education among girls who have an excellent academic record, but they are not able complete higher education due to absence of resource and money.

Eligibility criteria

  • Single girl child who have secured 60 percent / 6.2 CGPA or more marks / grades in Class 10 exam and want to pursue their higher education of Class 11 and 12 in any of the school affiliated with CBSE.
  • The tuition fee should not more than 1500 rupees per month.
  • The tuition fee for the NRIs has been fixed to the maximum of 6000 rupees per month.
  • The scholarship shall be awarded to Indian Nationals only.

Scholarship Amount and payment mode

  • A Scholarship of Rs. 500/- per month will be paid for a maximum phase of two years.
  • Scholarship payment will made through demand drafts/ECS.

Documents to be required with the application

  • Candidates applying for scholarship must have an attested copy of mark sheet of Class 10 (2017) issued by CBSE.
  • He/she should also have an affidavit from the parent claiming to be the only child of her parents as per prescribed language on non-judicial stamp paper of 10 rupees duly sworn in before first class judicial magistrate /SDM/Executive Magistrate.
  • A cancelled cheque of the bank account in which the amount is to be credited.
  • A Photostat copy of bank pass book duly attested.
  • Application form should be attested by the School Principal from where the student is pursuing Class XI after passing Class X from Board’s Examination.

How to apply

Eligible and interested candidates are requested to apply for CBSE Merit Scholarship for Single Girl Child online from the official website.

Fill the relevant details such as roll no. and certificate no., as printed on your class 10 certificate.

Duly filled online application must be enclosed in an envelope super scribing ““APPLICATION FOR MERIT SCHOLARSHIP FOR SGC X (Fresh or renewal)” and must be reached at the address given below:

'Assistant Secretary (Scholarship), CBSE,

Shiksha Kendra, 2, Community Centre,

Preet Vihar, Delhi-110 092'.

Important Contacts

Contact CBSE Single Girl Child Scholarship 2015

Phone: 91-11-22526745

Fax: 011-22515826

E-mail: scholarship.cbse@nic.in

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