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About Begum Hazrat Mahal Scholarship

Begum Hazrat Mahal Scholarship is a National Scholarship Scheme given by Maulana Azad Education Foundation (MAEF) to the minorities girls studying in Class 9 to 12. Earlier it was known as Maulana Azad Scholarship For Girls. The objective of the Begum Hazrat Mahal National Scholarship is to recognise, promote and assist meritorious Girl Students who belong to the National Minorities and who cannot continue their education without financial assistance. Girl students belonging to the six notified Minorities (Muslims, Christians, Buddhists, Sikhs, Jains, and Parsis) studying in Class 9 to 12 and have secured 50% marks or equivalent in aggregate in the previous class are eligible to apply for the scholarship. Get complete information on Begum Hazrat Mahal Scholarship 2019 on this page.

Begum Hazrat Mahal Scholarship 2019

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 the students who got selected won’t be able to avail the scholarship again.

Latest Update:  Begum Hazrat Mahal Scholarship 2019 application has started on 15 July 2019

Begum Hazrat Mahal Scholarship 2019 Dates

Events Date
Application Started 15 July 2019
Last Date to apply for Begum Hazrat Mahal National Scholarship; 30 September 2019

Begum Hazrat Mahal National Scholarship application submit of
hard copy to the MAEF office

September 2019

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Begum Hazrat Mahal Scholarship Amount

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 

Class Scholarship Amount
Class 9 and Class 10 Rs. 5000 (in each class)
Class 11 and 12 Rs. 6,000 (in each class)

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

For Class 9-10: It is a scholarship for Admission and tuition fee of 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. 

For Class 11-12: It is a scholarship for Admission and tuition fee 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 

Begum Hazrat Scholarship Renewal 

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. No renewal application form will be accepted after the prescribed time limit. Students once selected at any stage of the class have to submit their applications for renewal at the next stage of the class, there is no need to submit a fresh application at every stage. 

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Begum Hazrat Mahal Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

Gender  Girls
Region  All India
Class/ Age Class 9 to 12 Minority Girls 

Educational Qualification: Girl Students who are studying in Class 9 to 12 and passed with at least 50% marks or equivalent grade in the previous class are eligible to apply for Begum Hazrat Mahal Scholarship Scheme.

Family Income: Family Income of the applicant from all sources should not exceed Rs. 2,00,000 per annum

Not eligible for Begum Hazrat Mahal Scholarship 2019

Girl Students in receipt of any other scholarship do not qualify to apply for the Begum Hazrat Mahal Scholarship.

No scholarship will be awarded to study abroad for any course. 

Begum Hazrat Mahal Scholarship Application form and Process

Online Application Process is available for the Begum Hazrat Mahal Scholarship 2019 for Girls belonging to National Minorities. There are no application fees for the Begum Hazrat Mahal 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

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Begum Hazrat Scholarship Application Documents Needed

  • Photograph of the student attested by the Principal of present School/College
  • Verification Form by the Principal of present School/College
  • Photocopy of Aadhar Card or Bank A/c Number with IFSC Code as Identifier
  • Income Certificate/Affidavit in English or Hindi Language by the competent authority 
  • Self Attested Mark sheet of previous class as filled in the application form.
  • Admission Slip issued by the college/school where the student is presently studying
  • Self Declaration certificate of the minority community
  • Photocopy of the first page of Bank/ Postal Account Passbook

Note: If the candidates not having their Aadhaar Card, still they can register for the Begum Hazrat Mahal Scholarship 2019 on the portal by Bank A/c Number with IFSC Code as Identifier.

Begum Hazrat Mahal Scholarship Application Form Submission

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 the due date.

Begum Hazrat Mahal Scholarship Application Status

The girl students who have applied for the minority scholarship scheme for girls can check the status of the scholarship by entering the following details. By checking the status they can know whether their scholarship has been accepted and if it is then they can know when will their scholarship will be credited into their account.

  • Scholarship Category (Class)
  • Identification Details
  • Date of Birth

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Begum Hazrat Mahal Scholarship Result

  • Selection of candidates for Begum Hazrat Mahal Scholarship 2019 for the Girls belonging to six National Minorities will be based on the family income of the candidates.
  • The candidates should be passed with a minimum of 50% marks in the previous class.
  • There is a fixed number of scholarship quota for each State or Union Territories based on the minority population in the concentrated area.

Begum Hazrat Mahal Scholarship Selection Process

Maulana Azad Education Foundation

It is a  voluntary, non-political and non-profit organisation, funded by Ministry of Minority Affairs, Govt. of India and is Funded by Ministry of Minority Affairs, Govt. of India

Shaadi Shagun Scheme 2019

The Shaadi Shagun Scheme is being introduced by the government which was initiated in 2003 by Maulana Azad Education Foundation. The Shaadi Shagun is an addition made in the existing Begum Hazrat Mahal Scholarship. This scheme is given to meritorious girl students who belong to six notified minority communities i.e. Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains and Parsis. The main objective of the scholarship scheme is to promote the expenditure of parents towards girls education instead of their marriage. Under the Shaadi Shagun Scheme, Girls who are graduated before marriage and belonging to the minority community will be given Rs 51,000 by Government. 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.

Begum Hazrat Mahal Scholarship 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 Mujeeb Hashmi
(Scholarship - Incharge)
Phone: 011-23583788, 011-23583789
Email: scholarship-maef@nic.in

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