SOF Girl Child Scholarship Scheme (G.C.S.S) 2019-20

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EligibilityGirls of class 1 to 10
AwardINR 5,000

About the Program


Last Updated On : 28-08-2019   Posted By : Debjit paul

Science Olympiad Foundation invites applications for SOF Girl Child Scholarship Scheme (G.C.S.S.) 2019-20 from the girl students of class 1 to 10. This scholarship aims to financially assist the girl children of economically weak families so that they can continue their school education. On the basis of recommendations given by the schools across India, about 300 needy girl children will be supported with INR 5,000 each.

  • SOF Girl Child Scholarship Scheme (G.C.S.S) 2019-20

    To be eligible, an applicant must:

    • Be a girl child studying in Class 1 to 10
    • Have secured at least 60% marks in the previous class of study
    • Have parents’ combined monthly income of less than INR 15,000

    INR 5,000 each will be given to 300 selected girl children across India.


    Copy of previous year report card duly signed by the Principal of the recommending school

    How can you apply?

    The application for this scholarship is to be made by the schools. The schools will send a proposal, duly signed by the Head Master/Head Mistress/ Principal to recommend a girl child for this scholarship at the National Office of Science Olympiad Foundation. The schools can download the nomination form from the official website

Important Dates

Application deadline - 31st October 2019
The release of GCSS amount: 31st December 2019

Selection Criteria

All recommendations sent by the schools will be evaluated by the selection committee of SOF. A final list of deserving candidates will be prepared and they will be informed individually through respective schools.

Terms and Conditions
  • A cheque of INR 5,000 in favour of the selected student will be sent to her school address.
  • Marks criteria can be waived off for physically disabled girl child.
  • Each school may recommend only one girl child. 

This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by June, 2023. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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