CBSE Scholarship is offered under different categories and this board offers scholarships to help meritorious children. Not just to motivate these kids, but also to help parents from a poor financial background to provide education to their children. Many such scholarships by CBSE are offered not just to children at school, but also for children at the college level as well. The board issues notification then and there along with the last date to apply and also the eligibility requirement to be fulfilled by candidates to apply to the appropriate scholarship.
For Single Girl Child:
Among the many scholarships offered by CBSE, the Merit Scholarship for Single Girl Child Class X is highly popular. This scholarship by the Central Board of Secondary Education is offered for meritorious girl children, who are a single child to their parents to continue their higher secondary education after completing class X. The last date for applying for this scholarship online for the year 2016 is announced by the board as 15th of December 2016. Also, the applicants are recommended to submit the hard copy of the application before 31st of December 2016. CBSE offers girl child scholarship for single girls for UG studies as well for candidates, who have completed their higher secondary.
Guidelines for Single Girl Child Scholarship:
The Guidelines for CBSE scholarship differs from one scholarship scheme to another, and as far as the single girl child scholarship for class X is concerned, it is shortly called as SGCX and here is the list of guidelines issued by CBSE for this scholarship:
The objective of this scholarship by CBSE is to provide for the higher secondary education of a single and only child in the family for girls. To apply for this scholarship, the girl should have completed her class X under CBSE with at least 60% of marks or 6.2 CGPA and continuing her class XI and XII. This scheme is not just to encourage the meritorious girls, but also to recognize the efforts of parents to educate their only girl child. The scholarship will be awarded purely on merit basis. The child should be presently continuing her class XI and XII in a school that is affiliated with CBSE. Also, her tuition fee should not be more than Rs.1500 per month. NRIs from the Board are also eligible to apply, and the tuition fee for these candidates is decided at Rs.6000 per month.
- CBSE has announced that the only girl child scholarship shall be awarded only for Indian girls
- Any candidate getting scholarship under this scheme can enjoy the other concessions offered at the school.
Rate of Scholarship:
The rate of this CBSE scholarship is Rs.500 per month, and the amount will be paid for a maximum period of two years. The payment to the students will be made through ECS/ through Demand Draft. The scholarship should be renewed by the students after successful completion of their Class XI, such that they will continue to get the same for Class XII as well.
How to Apply?
Candidates meeting the eligibility requirement should visit the official website of CBSE scholarship and should first register and then should apply as per the onscreen instructions.