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CBSE provides Online Scholarship for Single Girl Child, Only applicable if the girl has secured above 60% marks in Class X exams

1 Nov | Source: : Oswaal Books Editorial Board

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), in its new notification, has invited applications from eligible female candidates for scholarship who have passed the Class 10th examinations from a CBSE affiliated school this year.

Girl students who have passed their Class X from schools affiliated to CBSE, New Delhi and are the single child of their parents are eligible to apply for this scholarship

According to a notification released by the board, female students who have secured above 60 per cent or 6.2 CGPA and above in the Class 10 examinations this year can apply for the scholarship. The central education board also stated that female candidates with the aforementioned scores, who are studying in schools affiliated with CBSE, will be considered for the scholarships. However, the board added that the tuition fees of the school must not exceed Rs 1,500 per month.

Non-Resident Indians (NRI) students can also apply, but the monthly fee for them should not exceed Rs 6,000. Candidates who fall under the criteria can apply for the same by registering their roll number and certificate number online. A print out of the same should be posted to the Scholarship Unit of CBSE by November 30. The online forms for the scholarship will be available till November 15.

The student will be given Rs 500 per month as scholarship. A scholarship awarded under the scheme shall be paid for a maximum period of two years.

Interested candidates can apply through the official website – cbse.nic.in

Candidates can submit the application form duly filled and signed confirmation page to ‘Scholarship Unit, CBSE, Shiksha Kendra, 2 Community Centre, Delhi – 110092’ through courier. Make sure your application reaches before the closing date.