(Scholarship) CBSE : Merit Scholarship Scheme for Single Girl Child X Pass - 2012

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Central Board of Secondary Education

CBSE Merit Scholarship Scheme for Single Girl Child X Pass - 2012

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.

Value of scholarship : Rs. 500/- per month

Duration : 02 years only (for Class XI & XII)

Eligibility Criteria :

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:

  • 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.
  • The scholarship shall be awarded to Indian Nationals only.
  • The student must continue her school studies in Class XI and XII in school as stated above in para 3(i).
  • Candidates who have passed CBSE Class X Examination in 2012 will be considered.
  • 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).

Selection Procedure:

  1. Student should have passed Class X Examination from the CBSE and secured 6.2 CGPA or more.
  2. Pursuing Class XI & XII from CBSE affiliated Schools.
  3. Student should be ONLY SINGLE GIRL CHILD of their parents
  4. Original Affidavit duly attested by the First Class Judicial Magistrate/ SDM/ Executive Magistrate, as per prescribed format available on the Board’s website.Photocopy of Affidavit will not be accepted).
  5. 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.
  6. Tuition fee should not be more than Rs.1,500/- per month in Class X and 10% enhancement for Class XI & XII.

Documents to be sent with the Application:

  • An attested copy of Mark sheet of Class X 2012 issued by CBSE.
  • An affidavit from the parent that the candidate is the only child of her parents on a non-judicial stamp paper of Rs. 10/- duly sworn in before First class Judicial Magistrate/SDM/Executive Magistrate should be submitted along with the application. Photocopy of affidavit will not be accepted.
  • A cancelled cheque of the account to which the amount is to be credited.

Last date for online submission of application : 31st October 2012.

Courtesy: CBSE