Maulana Azad Scholarship for Girls

Maulana Azad Scholarship 2017 for Girls 

Last date to apply

Extended to - 15 November  2017
Application must reach MAEF - 30 November

About Maulana Azad Scholarship For Girls

Maulana Azad Scholarship 2017 for Girls also Known as Begum Hazrat Mahal National Scholarship is a Minority Scholarship given by Maulana Azad Education Foundation (MAEF).The objective of the Maulana Azad Scholarship 2017 for Girls is to recognise, promote and assist meritorious Girl Students belonging to National Minorities who cannot continue their education without financial assistance. Girl students belonging to National Minorities i.e. (i.e. Muslims, Christians, Buddhists, Sikhs, Parsis) who have completed their secondary education (class 10) and secured regular admission in class 11 are eligible to apply for the scholarship.

Maulana Azad Scholarship

This scholarship will offer selected girl students to get an opportunity to pursue their higher secondary education in India. The Scholarship Scheme of the Foundation is the very popular scheme and its sanctioning quota is increasing year by year.

Till date, 2,75,744 girl students have been assisted with Rs. 328.72 crore by the Foundation since Inception spread all over the country.

  • This scholarship is a Merit-based one-time scholarship and students selected won’t be able to avail the scholarship again.
  • Apart from this the Muslim girls who have completed their graduation before marriage and avails Maulana Azad Scholarship will be eligible for the "Shaadi Shagun Scheme" where they will be given Rs 51,000. Complete details below.

Latest Update: The ministry of minority affairs has issued the new circular for the minority girls' scholarship. In this new circular, it is stated that submitting the income tax certificate of the parents or guardian of the applicants is mandatory.  As per the new guidelines, the language of the certificate would be in English or the Hindi. However, it must be noted that the states issue the income certificates in regional languages only. 

Maulana Azad Scholarship 2017 for Minority Girls

 

Event Date
Begum Hazrat Mahal National Scholarship the Last Date to apply 15 November 2017
Begum Hazrat Mahal National Scholarship
 submit of hard copy to the MAEF office
30 November 2017

 

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Shaadi Shagun Scheme 2017


The Shaadi Shagun Scheme is being introduced by the government which is the addition of existing scholarship scheme " Maulana Azad Scholarship 2017". The Shaadi Shagun Scheme will be available for the girls belonging to Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains and Parsis Minority Communities.  The main objective of the scholarship scheme is to promote the expenditure of parents towards girls education instead of their marriage. Under Shaadi Shagun Scheme by Government, Girls who are graduated before marriage and belonging to the minority community will be given Rs 51,000. Read the eligibility criteria given below:

  • Students availing the Maulana Azad Scholarship for Minority Girls will be eligible for Shaadi Shagun Scheme.
  • The annual income of the parents of the candidates must be below 2 Lac Per Annum.

The New Shaadi Shagun Portal is under construction. The complete details of the scheme will be available on this page as soon as it is available officially.

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Maulana Azad Scholarship For Girls Eligibility Criteria

Gender  Girls
Region  All India
Class/ Age Class 9th to 12th
Details
  • Educational Qualification: Students passed out Class 10 with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks in class 10  and secured admission in the regular course of class 11.
  • Family Income: Family Income of the applicant from all sources should be less than Rs.1,00,000.

Not eligible for Maulana Azad Scholarship 2017

  • Girl Students in receipt of any other scholarship do not qualify to apply for the Maulana Azad Scholarship.

Maulana Azad Scholarship For Girls Reward

Scholarship Amount offered will be for the expenditure of school/college fee, purchase of syllabus books, purchase of stationery/equipment required for the course and payment of Boarding/Lodging charges. The students will be disbursed the scholarship amount as per the table is given below. Amount of scholarship will be credited directly into the Beneficiary bank account through DBT mode only.

Admission & tuition fee for classes IX and X Actual subject to a maximum ceiling of Rs.10,000 (Rupees ten thousand only) which will be released in two instalments of Rs. 5,000 each
Admission & tuition fee for class XI and XII Actual subject to a maximum ceiling of Rs.12,000 (Rupees twelve thousand only) which will be released in two instalments of Rs. 6,000 each

 

Sanction of scholarship amount: On completion of required paper formalities, selected candidates will receive sanction letter/cheque for the scholarship by Regd. Post.

Renewal of the Maulana Azad Scholarship 2017


After successful completion of class 11, the scholars have to send the renewal form to the Foundation Office for availing the second instalment of their scholarship i.e. Rs.5,000 in class 12. Students once selected at any stage of the class have to submit their applications for renewal at next stage of class, there is no need to submit a fresh application at every stage.

Maulana Azad Scholarship Renewal forms for class 12

Maulana Azad Scholarship For Girls Application form and Process

Online Application Process is available for the Maulana Azad Scholarship 2017 for Girls belonging to National Minorities. There are no application fees for the Maulana Azad National Scholarship. Students can submit their application forms online and after that, they have to send the printed copy of the same to the office address of MAEF, New Delhi.  If any candidates are not having Aadhaar Number they can still register on the portal with your Bank A/c Number with IFSC Code as Identifier

Click here to apply online.

List of documents to be sent by post along with the filled in/printed application form

  • Income Certificate/Affidavit in English or Hindi Language NEW
  • Mark sheet of class 10 attested by the Principal of present School/College
  • Admission Slip issued by the college/school where student is presently studying
  • Verification by the Principal of present School/College
  • Photo attested by the Principal of present School/College

Submission of application form

Submit by post: Candidates have to send the duly filled application form along with the necessary enclosures at the Foundation office directly through courier/post submitted in person to:

The Secretary, Maulana Azad Education Foundation, 
Chelmsford Road, New Delhi- 11005

Submission at office personally: Candidates can also submit the application form personally at the Foundation office itself.

The completed scholarship application form along with the required documents should reach MAEF office by 30 November 2017.

Maulana Azad Scholarship For Girls Selection Process

  • Selection of candidates for Maulana Azad National Scholarship for Girls belonging to National Minorities will strictly depend on class 10 marks,
  • The quota is fixed for the scholarship for each state based on minority population in the state.

Maulana Azad Education Foundation
(Funded by Ministry of Minority Affairs, Govt. of India)

 A voluntary, non-political and non-profit organisation, funded by Ministry of Minority Affairs, Govt. of India

Maulana Azad Scholarship For Girls Contact Details

Maulana Azad Education Foundation (Ministry of Minority Affairs, Govt. of India) 
Maulana Azad Campus, Chelmsford Road, 
Opposite New Delhi Railway Reservation Centre,
New Delhi-110 055.

Shri Gulam Waris Khan
(Scholarship - Incharge)
Phone: 011-23583788, 011-23583789
Email: scholarship-maef@nic.in

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