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Girl Child Scholarship Scheme (G.C.S.S.) 2017-18

Deadline: 31-Oct-2017

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Science Olympiad Foundation has introduced Girl Child Scholarship Scheme 2017-18 with an aim to provide financial assistance to girls from the economically weaker section and enable them to continue their school education. Under this scheme, Science Olympiad Foundation awards education scholarships worth Rs 5000 each to 300 girl children in India.

Eligibility

In order to be eligible for this scholarship, a student must –

  • Be a girl studying in Class 2 to 10.
  • Belong to a family whose combined monthly income should be less than INR 15,000.
  • Have scored at least aggregate of 60% marks or equivalent in the previous class.

Note- The marks criteria may be waived off for a child with a major physical disability.

How to apply?

  • A school may send a proposal recommending a girl child for consideration for G.C.S.S. 
  • Each school may recommend only one girl child. 

More Information

Salient Features of the Scheme -

  • The G.C.S.S. is an annual scholarship covering one academic year of a girl child.
  • Under G.C.S.S., 300 deserving girl children will be selected from across India.
  • The selection of the G.C.S.S. students will be done from recommendations sent by schools.
  • Each selected girl will be awarded a scholarship of INR 5000 to support her school education.
  • The G.C.S.S. amount will be released by 31 Dec 2017.
  • A cheque for the amount, in favor of the selected student, will be dispatched to her school address.

Criteria for selection -

  • A school may send a proposal recommending a girl child for consideration for G.C.S.S. 
  • Each school may recommend only one girl child. 
  • The proposal should be signed by the school Principal / Head Master/Head Mistressonly. 
  • The proposal should be in the specified format (enclosed) and complete in all respects/with required attachments.
  • The girl being nominated must be studying in a recommended school in class Two to class Ten. 
  • She should have scored at least aggregate 60% marks or equivalent grade in the previous class. 
  • The school should send a copy of her previous year's report card duly certified by the principal to SOF along with the GCSS application form. 
  • The marks criteria may be waived off for a child with a major physical disability. 
  • Child's parents' combined monthly income should be less than 15000/-
  • All proposals received will be evaluated by a Committee set up by SOF. 
  • Qualifiers of G.C.S.S. will be notified individually and through respective schools. 
  • The decision of the SOF Committee will be final and binding. 
  • In the case of any dispute, jurisdiction will vest in Delhi courts only. 
  • The recommendation under G.C.S.S. should be submitted by 31st Oct 2017 at the National Office of Science Olympiad Foundation.

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