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Hindustan Times
New Delhi, August 14, 2013
Maulana Azad Education Foundation awards national scholarship scheme for girl students belonging to minorities (i.e. Muslims, Christians, Buddhists, Sikhs, Parsis). The scholarship will be admissible for ­expenditure on payment of the school/­college fee, purchase of syllabus books, purchase of stationery/equipments required for the course and payment of boarding/lodging charges. The amount of the scholarship will be Rs. 12,000 which will be released in two installments of Rs. 6,000 each. The first installment will be released after sanction of scholarship and the second installment will be released when the ­student submits proof of passing Class 11, and admission to Class 12

Applicants should have secured minimum 55% marks (in aggregate) in the secondary school certificate examination (Class 10) conducted by any recognised centre/state board of secondary education. This is only a qualifying percentage for ­applying and does not guarantee a grant of scholarship which is given to the top eligible applicant. Family income of the student from all sources should be less than Rs. 1 lakh only in the preceding financial year

How to apply: For more details, visit maef.nic.in/Instructions.aspx

Last date to apply: September 30, 2013