SOF Girl Child Scholarship Scheme (G.C.S.S) 2024-25

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EligibilityFemale students of Class 1 to 10
Award₹5,000 per annum (one-time)

About the Program


Last Updated On : 10-05-2024   Posted By : Aayushmaan Ghosh

SOF Girl Child Scholarship Scheme (G.C.S.S) 2024-25 is an opportunity provided by the Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF)* for female students studying in Class 1 to 10. The scholarship aims to provide financial assistance to students from economically disadvantaged families so they can continue their school education. A total of 300 female students will be awarded a one-time scholarship of ₹5,000 each annually.

*SOF is an educational organisation established to promote Science, Mathematics, Computer Education, English, Social Studies, General Knowledge and professional courses.

Source: Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF)

  • SOF Girl Child Scholarship Scheme (G.C.S.S) 2024-25

    To be eligible, an applicant must:-

    • be a female currently studying in  Class 1 to 10 in a recognised school/institution
    • have secured at least 60% marks or equivalent in the previous academic year
    • have a monthly family income of less than ₹15,000


    Note:- Marks criteria can be waived for physically disabled female students.


    300 selected girl children across India will receive ₹5,000 each annually.

    • A signed copy of the previous year's report card from the recommending school's principal
    How can you apply?

    Eligible candidates can apply for the opportunity by following the below-mentioned steps:
    Step 1: Click on the 'Apply Now' button.
    Step 2: Click the 'Register' button and fill in the required registration details. (Note - If already registered, log in using Gmail/Mobile number/Email ID)
    Step 3: The students are requested to contact the school to apply for the opportunity.

    Note:- The schools will send a proposal recommending a female student for the scholarship. The duly signed recommendation by the Head Master/Head Mistress/Principal will be sent by the school to SOF at the below-mentioned address:

    Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF)
    Plot no. 99, 1st Floor, Sector - 44,
    Gurugram - 122003


    Important Note:- The school must submit a copy of the student's previous year's report card, duly certified by the principal along with the GCSS form.

Important Dates

Application Deadline: 31st December 2024

Selection Criteria

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

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