CBSE Merit Scholarship Scheme for Single Girl Child 2020

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EligibilityClass 10 passed (CBSE) single girl child
AwardINR 500 per month

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About the Program


The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) invites applications for CBSE Merit Scholarship Scheme for Single Girl Child 2020 from single girl children who have passed CBSE Class 10 examination in the year 2020. The scholarship aims at supporting meritorious single girl students who are the only child of their parents to continue their further school education of Class 11 and 12. The selected girls will receive INR 500 per month for a maximum period of two years.

  • CBSE Merit Scholarship Scheme for Single Girl Child 2020

    To be eligible, an applicant must -

    • Be a single girl child of her parents
    • Have passed CBSE Class 10 examination in 2020 with 60% or more marks
    • Be pursuing studies in Class 11 and 12 at any CBSE affiliated school whose tuition fee is not more than INR 1,500 per month
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    A scholarship of INR 500 per month will be sent through ECS/NEFT to successful girl students.

Important Dates

Online application deadline (fresh and renewal) - 21st December 2020
Last date for submission of hard copy of the application (renewal only) - 08th January 2021

Selection Criteria

The selection of the candidates will be based on their academic merit. 

Terms and Conditions
  • The awarded scholarship shall be renewed for a period of 1 year on successful completion of class 11. Renewal also depends on promotion to the next class provided the scholar secures 50% or more marks in aggregate in the examination which determines her promotion to the next class.
  • The renewal/continuation of the scholarship, in cases where a scholar gives up the chosen course of study before its completion or if she changes the school or course of study, shall be subject to prior approval of the Board.
  • Scholarship once cancelled shall not be renewed under any circumstances. The decision of the Chairman of the Board shall be final and binding in all such matters.
  • Any resultant dispute arising out of this scholarship scheme shall be subject to the sole jurisdiction of the court situated in Delhi/New Delhi only.
  • The scholarship is also open for NRI applicants of the Board. The tuition fee of the NRIs has been decided maximum of INR 6,000 per month. 

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