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 Education.
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 ECS/NEFT.
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.