CBSE Merit Scholarship Scheme For Single Girl Child : Registration Extended

  • The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) recently extended the registration date
    for the CBSE Merit Scholarship Scheme for Single Girl Child, 2023.
  • CBSE Merit Scholarship Scheme for Single Girl Child was launched by the Ministry of
  • The scheme is aimed at recognising the efforts of parents in promoting education among
    girls and providing encouragement to meritorious students.
  • The objective of the scheme is to provide scholarships to meritorious single girl students
    who are the only children of their parents, have passed the CBSE Class X Examination
    with 60% or more marks, and are continuing their further school education in Classes XI
    and XII.
  • It provides financial aid every month to the selected students, so they can continue their
    higher education.
  • The applicant should be the single girl child of her family.
  • The applicant should have secured 60% or more marks in the CBSE Class 10th
    Examination and be studying Class 11th and 12th in school (affiliated with CBSE).
  • The tuition fee should not be more than ₹1,500/- per month during the academic year.
    In the next two years, the total enhancement in tuition fees in such a school shall not be
    more than 10% of the tuition fee charged.
  • The scholarship offers a maximum of Rs. 500 per month.
  • The amount is payable for a maximum period of two year Payment will be made through
  • The scholarship is eligible for renewal annually upon successful completion of class XI,
    contingent upon the scholar’s achievement of 50% or more aggregate marks in the exam
    determining promotion to the next class.