CBSE Merit Scholarship Scheme for Single Girl Child
CBSE offers merit scholarship to the meritorious Single Girl Students, who are the only child of their parents; and have passed the CBSE Class X Examination with 60% / 6.2 CGPA or more marks/ grades and are continuing their further school education of Class XI and XII. The scheme is aimed to recognize the efforts of the parents in promoting education among girls and to provide encouragement to meritorious students.
All children born together are Single Girl Child of their parents. The number of scholarships for a particular year shall be variable and shall to awarded to all such Single Girl Students who have secured 60% / 6.2 CGPA or more marks / grades in the CBSE Class X Examination in that year. The scholarship shall be given on the basis of merit list from the result of CBSE Class X Examination. The eligibility criteria shall be as under:
All Single Girl Students, who have secured 60% / 6.2 CGPA or more marks / grades in CBSE Class X Examination and are studying Class XI & XII in School (affiliated with CBSE) whose tuition fee is not more than Rs. 1,500/- p.m. during the academic year, shall be considered for the purpose. In the next two years, the total enhancement in tuition fee in such school shall not be more than 10% of the tuition fee charged in the previous year.
NRI applicants of the Board are also eligible for the award. The tuition fee for the NRIs has been decided maximum of Rs. 6,000/- per month. The scholarship shall be awarded to Indian Nationals only. The student must continue her school studies in Class XI and XII in school as prescribed. Candidates who have passed CBSE Class X Examination in the year of application will be considered.
A Scholar, under the scheme while availing scholarship can enjoy other concessions given by the school in which she is studying or by other organizations.
The rate of scholarship shall be Rs. 500/- per month. A Scholarship awarded under the scheme shall be paid for a maximum period of two years. Payment will be made through demand drafts/ pay orders.