Maulana Azad National Scholarship Scheme for Girls belonging to Minorities 2016-17

Maulana Azad Education Foundation, Ministry of Minority Affairs, Govt. of India, offers Scholarship Scheme for Girls belonging to Minorities


Objective of the Maulana Azad National Scholarship Scheme for Girls belonging to Minorities 2016-17

To recognize, promote and assist meritorious Girl students belonging to National Minorities who can not continue their education without financial support.


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Purpose of Scholarship

Scholarship will be admissible for expenditure on payment of School/College Fee, purchase of syllabus books, purchase of stationery/equipments required for the course and payment of Boarding/Lodging charges

Scope of the Fellowship

The Fellowship will cater to the requirements of the minority community students pursuing research studies leading to regular and full time M.Phil and PhD courses only and equivalent research degree in universities, research institutions and scientific institutions within India

Duration and Course of Studies

i) Class 11th and 12th

ii) For study in the above classes and up to two years


A candidate has to fulfill the following conditions to be eligible for award of this fellowship:

(i) He/she should belong to one of the minority communities notified under Section 2 (c) of the National Commission for Minorities Act, 1992

(ii) He/she should get admission and registration for regular and full time M.Phil/PhD courses in University/Academic Institution by fulfilling conditions of admission of that University/Institution, subject to provisions of the Fellowship as per advertisement of UGC

(iii) The minority community students once considered eligible for the fellowship shall not be entitled to benefits under any other source, Central, State Govt., or any other body like UGC for the same study

(iv) Prior clearance of NET/SLET examination will not be a prerequisite for award of Maulana Azad National Fellowship for minority students for M.Phil/PhD

(v) In order to qualify for the award of JRF/SRF the UGC norms would be applicable at pre-M.Phil and pre-PhD stage, respectively, including the minimum score of 50% at postgraduate level


@ Rs.25000/- p.m. for initial two years (JRF) @ Rs.28000/- p.m. for remaining tenure (SRF); School/College Fee, books and stationery purchase, Boarding/Lodging charges

Application Procedure

Application can be downloaded from the website; photocopy of the application can be used freely

Applicants have to fiill the form and then take a print out of that and post

All columns must be filled. Write NOT APPLICABLE where necessary. Application received in an incomplete form or without supporting document will not be entertained. All documents will be required in Hindi/English version, which have to be sent by post along with printed Application form. It is absolutely necessary to give contact telephone number of the student; present School/College Telephone no. must also be given

Important Dates

Last Date for Receipt of Application Form: 30th September 2016