CBSE Merit Scholarship Scheme for Single Girl Child 2023

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EligibilityClass 10 passed girl students
Award₹500 per month for a maximum period of 2 years

About the Program


Last Updated On : 08-11-2023   Posted By : Rincy Kaur

CBSE Merit Scholarship Scheme for Single Girl Child 2023 is an opportunity offered by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to provide financial assistance to single girl children who have passed CBSE Class 10 examination from any CBSE affiliated school. The scholarship aims to support meritorious single girl students who are the only child of their parents and want to continue their higher school education. The selected girls will receive INR 500 per month for a maximum period of two years.

  • CBSE Merit Scholarship Scheme for Single Girl Child 2023

    To be eligible, an applicant must -

    • be an Indian national
    • be a single girl child 
    • have secured 60% or more marks in the first five subjects in Class 10 examination
    • be studying in Class 11 and 12  in a CBSE affiliated school where the tuition fee is not more than INR 1,500 per month



    • NRI applicants of the Board are also eligible for the award.
    • The tuition fee for the NRIs has been decided at a maximum of INR 6,000 per month.

    A scholarship of INR 500 per month will be given to the selected students for a maximum period of 2 years.

    Note: The amount will be transferred through ECS/NEFT to selected girl students.


    • Duly filled and attested affidavit (original) by the first class Judicial Magistrate/SDM/Executive Magistrate/Notary
    • Attested undertaking by the school principal where the student is studying
    How can you apply?

    Eligible applicants can apply for the scheme by following the below steps:
    Step 1:
    Click on the 'Apply Now' button.
    Step 2: Click on the 'Register' button and fill in the required details (Note: If already registered, log in using Gmail/Mobile number/Email ID).
    Step 3: Navigate to the 'Apply Online' tab in front of the 'Single Girl Child Scholarship - 2023 (Fresh Application)' option and click on it.
    Step 4: Enter the candidate's roll number and date of birth (as printed on the class 10 grade sheet).
    Step 5: Fill in all the details carefully and submit the form.*
    Step 6: Print the undertaking as provided in the 'Guidelines' document, fill it, paste the photograph and get it attested from school.
    Step 7: Make an affidavit according to the format given in the 'Guidelines' document.
    Step 8: Click the 'Upload Document' option and upload the scanned documents in a single PDF file of 1 MB.
    Step 9: Go to print the 'Confirmation Page' option and generate the confirmation page.


    • Only the applicants who successfully apply and complete the application will be redirected to generate a confirmation page. 
    • The PDF should contain all the pages (in the case of multiple pages).
Important Dates

Scholarship Deadline: 31st October 2023

Selection Criteria

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

Terms and Conditions
  • The awarded scholarship will be renewed for 1 year on successful completion of Class 11.
  • The renewal will depend 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.
  • If a scholar drops out of their current course of study before finishing it, or if they change schools or courses, the scholarship renewal/continuation will need to be approved by the Board first.
  • Scholarship once cancelled shall not be renewed under any circumstances. The decision of the Chairman of the Board will be final and binding in all such matters.
  • Any resultant dispute arising out of this scholarship scheme will be subject to the sole jurisdiction of the court situated in Delhi/New Delhi only.
  • Incomplete/offline applications or hard copies of requests will not be accepted.

This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by September, 2024. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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