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CBSE Merit Scholarship Scheme 2017 for Single Girl Child

CBSE Single Girl Child Merit Scholarship Scheme 2017 for class 11


CBSE Single Girl Child Merit Scholarship - The Central Board of Secondary Education invites 'online applications' from eligible students who have passed Class X Examination 2017 from the CBSE affiliated Schools for the following Scholarship Scheme


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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 Exam 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 No. 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 Exam in that year


Duration of Scholarship

The Scholarship awarded shall be renewed for a period of one year i.e. successful completion of class XI. Renewal shall also 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

ii) 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


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:

i) All Single Girl Students, who have secured 60% / 6.2 CGPA or more marks / grades in CBSE Class X Exam 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

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


Selection Procedure

The applicant must be single girl child to their parent. Applicant should have secured minimum 60% marks or 6.2% CGPA grades in 10th standard of CBSE board

Applicant must be practicing her class 11 & 12 education from a CBSE affiliated school



The candidates can apply online for CBSE Merit Scholarship for Single Girl Child. The girl students should register themselves by filling the necessary information in the online application form


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/ECS


The Application Form is available on Board's website at Scholarship Link


Important Dates


Last Date for Submission of Online Applications is 15th November 2017


Last Date to Submit the Hard Copy to the Address: 30th November 2017


In case of any query you may write to


CBSE Delhi

Central Board of Secondary Education (Head Office) "Shiksha Kendra", 2, Community Centre, Preet Vihar, Delhi-110092, Contact Phone No.: +91-11-22526745, Email:, Website


For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .

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