Extended to - 15 November 2017
Application must reach MAEF - 30 November
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.
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.
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.
|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|
Scholarship for Girls - Complete List
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:
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.
|Class/ Age||Class 9th to 12th|
Not eligible for Maulana Azad Scholarship 2017
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.
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.
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.
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 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 Education Foundation (Ministry of Minority Affairs, Govt. of India)
Maulana Azad Campus, Chelmsford Road,
Opposite New Delhi Railway Reservation Centre,
New Delhi-110 055.