The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is providing scholarship to the meritorious single girl students, who have passed Class X exam with at least 60% marks or 6.2 CGPA and are continuing their further school education of Class XI and XII.
The objective is to recognise the efforts of the parents in promoting education among girls and to provide encouragement to meritorious students. The candidates studying in schools where the tuition fee is less than Rs 1,500 per month will be considered. The tuition fee for the NRIs has been set at Rs 6,000 per month maximum. Only Indian nationals can apply for the scholarships.
The scholarships will be provided for a period of one year (Class XI). Thereafter, it can be renewed on the basis of marks secured by the candidates which should be at least 50% in aggregate. The scholarship will be paid for a duration of two years only.
The rate of scholarship is Rs 500 per month. The payments will take place through demand drafts/ECS.