Financial Assistance for Education of Children/ Widows of ESM (Ex-Service Men)- 2021

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EligibilityClass- I to XII, Graduation, Postgraduation
RegionIndia
AwardINR 1000 per month per child (for maximum two children) up to graduation and also for widows to pursue postgraduation degree
Deadline31-Aug-2021

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About the Program

Kendriya Sainik Board Secretariat (KSB), Government of India invites applications for Financial Assistance for Education of Children/ Widows of ESM (Ex-Service Men)- 2021 from classes 1 to 12 and undergraduate classes from a degree college. This scholarship is provided to the wards of ESM (Ex-Servicemen) as education assistance amounting to INR 1,000 per month per child (up to two children). Widows of ESM are also provided this grant to pursue a 2-year postgraduate degree.

Scholarship Details
  • Financial Assistance for Education of Children/ Widows of ESM (Ex-Service Men)- 2021 Deadline31-Aug-2021
    Eligibility

    To be eligible, an applicant must -

    • Be an ESM/ widow/Orphan dependent
    • Be of rank Havildar/equivalent and below
    • Be the child of ESM who has passed the previous class
    • Be recommended by the respective Zila Sainik Board (ZSB)
    • Not be drawing education allowance from the State or his employer
    Benefits

    This scholarship is provided to the wards of ESM (Ex-Servicemen) as education assistance amounting to INR 1,000 per month per child (up to two children).

    Documents
    • Service Document/Discharge Book of ESM (Page that contains ESM/Personal Particulars, Service Particulars, and Family Particulars).
    •  ESM or Widow I-Card issued by respective ZSB.
    • Mark sheet/School Progress Card of child/children.
    • Part –II Order mentioning names of the child(ren) for which grant is sought or the should be a proper entry to this effect in the Discharge Book/Documents.
    •  A certificate from the applicant saying that he/she has not taken any money/grant from the state or present employer in the form of education allowance or scholarship.
    • Details of Bank A/c No (in PNB/SBI only) and IFS Code.
    • Aadhar Card copy.
    How can you apply?

    Eligible candidates can apply for the fellowship by following the steps mentioned below:

    Step 1:
     Click on the "Apply Now" button below and read all details.
    Step 2- Fill the online registration form by clicking on Apply Online LINK to the respective Zila Sainik Board (ZSB).
    Step 3: Kindly fill the Part 1 and Part 2 to get registered successfully.
    Step 4: Attach the required documents.
    Step 5: A specimen application form is placed as Annexure.
    Step 6: Submit the application form.

Important Dates

Application Deadline: 31st August 2021

Selection Criteria

Selection will be based on eligibility criteria.

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Terms and Conditions
  • This grant is not applicable for any of the professional or technical courses/degrees.

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