AAI Sports Scholarship Scheme for outstanding sportspersons for the year 2018


AAI SPORTS Scholarships 2018: Airport Authority of India invites application from the candidates for the AAI Sports Scholarship Scheme for outstanding sports persons for the financial year 2018-19


Also See : Scholarships 2019



The objective of this scheme is to award Airports Authority of India (AAI) Sports Scholarships to promising young players with a view to enhancing sporting standards in AAI as also encouraging young talent


Duration of Scholarship:

The scholarship will be given initially upto 31st March 2019 which is extendable based on the individual’s performance/improvement in his/her event


Age Group:

The Scholarship will be given to the players over 14 years (as on 01.04.2018)

Number of Scholarships:

The number of scholarships will not exceed 85 for open category and 15 for Wards of employees of Airports Authority of India for the year 2018-19

Amount of Scholarship:

The amount of scholarships to be granted to the awardees will be as under: –

  • Over 14 years and under 18 years – Rs.12000/- per month
  • Over 18 years – Rs. 16000/- per month


  • Players who have represented in Sub-Junior/Junior/Senior National Championships, All India Inter University Tournaments, National School Games in the last 2 years

Conditions for Award of Scholarships:

  • The sports scholarship player will not be entitled to draw any other scholarship/financial aid/ stipend from any other source whatsoever for sporting activity
  • He/ She will continue his/her studies as well as the game concerned diligently and show improved performance in both. He/ She will submit the certificate duly attested by the head /principal of educational institute in which he/ she is studying that he/she is a bonafide student of the concerned recognized State/National Sports Federation
  • He/ She shall make himself/ herself available for such practice/ camp/ tournaments/ as and when required by AAI
  • That he/ she shall not behave in any manner during the period under the scholarship, which may cause embarrassment to AAI and also shall not take part in any activity prejudicial to the Law of the land. He/She will also abide by the rules and regulations/ stipulations etc framed by the AAISCB from time to time



  • All applications received within the stipulated time shall be considered by a committee duly constituted by the President, Airports Authority of India Sports Control Board
  • Cases of talented sports persons who are not students may also be taken into consideration for award of scholarships subject to their meeting all requirements and verification/certification by the Secretary of the concerned State Federation/National Federation
  • Cases of special merit not covered under the above conditions may be considered with the approval of Chairman, AAI


Applications Procedure

The duly completed & signed application should be sent in prescribed format along with requisite enclosures in an envelope (13.5 x 9.5 inches)
Envelope should be superscribed in bold letter with “AAI SPORTS SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME 2018-19” on the top left corner of outer envelope to the address:  Shri G L Verma, Assistant General Manager (HR) & Secretary, AAI Sports Control Board, Airports Authority of India, A Wing, Room No. 120, Safdarjung Airport, Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan, New Delhi-110003 so as to reach latest by 19th February 2018 (26th February 2018 for Remote Areas)


Important Dates

Last date for receiving the application form:                              19th February 2018

Last date for receiving the application form for Remote Areas:          26th February 2018

For more information visit the website: https://www.aai.aero


Airports Authority of India

Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan, Safdarjung Airport, New Delhi-110003, Ph: 91-11-24632950, Website: https://www.aai.aero


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

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