The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is providing scholarship to the meritorious single girl students, who have passed CBSE Class X examination with at least 60 per cent marks/6.2 CGPA and are continuing their further school education of Class XI and XII.
The objective is to recognise the efforts of the parents in promoting education among girls and to provide encouragement to meritorious students. The candidates studying in schools where the tuition fee is less than Rs 1, 500 per month will be considered. The tuition fee for the NRIs has been set at Rs 6, 000 per month maximum. Only Indian nationals should apply for the scholarships.
The scholarships will be provided for a period of one year i.e Class XI. Thereafter, it shall be renewed on the basis of marks secured by the candidates which should be at least 50 per cent in aggregate. The scholarship will be paid for a duration of two years only.
The rate of scholarship shall be Rs 500 per month. The payments will take place through demand drafts/ECS. The candidates filling the eligibility criteria, willing to apply need to fill in the application forms, online latest by September 15.