Education Scholarship Scheme for Army Personnel (ESSA) 2016

Last date to apply

November 30, 2016

About ESSA

Education Scholarship Scheme for Army Personnel (ESSA) 2016 is for children of Serving Army Personnel who are pursuing Class 9 to PG/ Professional Courses. The scholarships under ESSA will be provided by Army Welfare Education Society (AWES) and will be given at three levels, namely:

  • Class 9 to 12
  • Graduation
  • Professional/ PG Courses

The last date to submit the application for ESSA Scholarship is November 30, 2016.

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ESSA Eligibility Criteria

Gender Both 
Region  India
Class/ Age Class 9 to PG Level

The children of Serving Army Personnel who have not attained 25 years of age at the time of completion of class/course from class 9 to PG level of education.

Non-Eligibility: Wards of Retired Army Personnel, Military Nursing Service (MNS), Territorial Army Personnel (TA) and deceased Army personnel are not eligible.

ESSA Reward

The rate of scholarships, based on the level of education for all categories are as under:


Amount of Scholarship (per annum)

Class 9 to 12

Rs. 1500


Rs. 2500 

Professional/PG Courses

Rs. 6000 


ESSA Scholarship will be paid through NEFT/Multi City Cheques drawn on the name of the applicant of successful candidates.

ESSA scholarship awardees will be given merit certificate by AWES.

ESSA Application form and Process

ESSA Application form can be downloaded from the official website of AWES I.E. The candidates must read all the instructions carefully before filling the application form.

Download ESSA Application Form

The following details are mandatory to fill in the application form:

  • Name of Officers/JCO/OR applying for scholarship as per bank record
  • Name of the Bank and full address
  • Bank Account No. of the Applicant
  • IFSC code
  • One cancelled cheque of the present handling the account to be attached
  • Mobile phone Number of the applicant

Submission of the ESSA Application Form

The duly filled in ESSA Application Form need to be submitted by Serving Army Officers, JCOs, and OR to the following address:

Director ESSA,
Army Welfare Education Society, AG’s Branch,
Integrated HQ of MoD (Army), Building No. 202
Shankar Vihar, Delhi Cantt,
New Delhi- 110010

ESSA Selection Process

All the candidates who want to avail ESSA Scholarship must have the following cut- of percentage of marks in their respective classes:





Class 9-10




Class 11-12








PG/Professional Courses





ESSA Contact Details

Phone: 23018702

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