The Central Board of Secondary Education has invited applications for Single Girl Child scholarship in class XI and XII studies in 2012-13.
The objective of CBSE merit scholarship scheme is to provide scholarships 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.
Allocation of scholarship
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 as stated in Para 2 above, from the result of CBSE Class X Examination. The eligibility criteria shall be as under:
i) 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 year 2011 – 2012.
NOTE: 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.
ii) The scholarship shall be awarded to Indian Nationals only.
iii) The student must continue her school studies in Class XI and XII in school as stated above.
iv) Candidates who have passed CBSE Class X Examination in 2012 will be
v) A Scholar under the scheme while availing scholarship can enjoy other
concession(s) given by the school in which she is studying other organization(s).
Duration of scholarship and its renewal
i) The Scholarship awarded shall be renewed on a year-to-year basis till the
successful completion of the chosen course of study in the school. Renewal shall depend on promotion to the next class provided the scholar secures 50% or more marks in aggregate in the examination which determines her promotion to next class.
ji) The renewal/ continuation of the scholarship, in cases where a scholar gives up the chosen course of study before its completion or if she changes the school or course of study shall be subject to prior approval of the Board. Good conduct and regularity in attendance are required for continuance of scholarship. The decision of the Board shall be final and binding in all such matters. A Scholarship once cancelled shall not be renewed under any circumstances.
Rate of Scholarships and mode of payment
The rate of scholarship shall be Rupees Five Hundred (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.
a) Student should have passed Class X Examination from the CBSE and secured 6.2 CGPA or more.
b) Pursuing Class XI & XII from CBSE affiliated Schools.
c) Student should be ONLY SINGLE GIRL CHILD of their parents.
d) Original Affidavit duly attested by the First Class Judicial Magistrate/ SDM/
Executive Magistrate, as per prescribed format available on CBSE website.
(Photocopy of Affidavit will not be accepted).
e) Application form should be attested by the School Principal from where the
student is pursuing Class XI after passing Class X from Board’s Examination.
f) Tuition fee should not be more than Rs. 1,500/- per month in Class X and 10% enhancement for Class XI & XII.
For further details visit www.cbse.nic.in
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