CBSE Merit Scholarship Scheme For Single Girl Child 2019: Last Date Extended

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has activated the application window for the scholarship scheme for single girl child. Interested candidates who satisfy the eligibility conditions can apply online for the scholarship until October 18, 2019. The Board has extended the last date for scholarship from October 18 to 31, 2019.


The application window displays two types of scholarships - ''Single Girl Child Scholarship - 2019 (Fresh Application)'' and ''CBSE Merit Scholarship Scheme for Single Girl Child of Class X - Renewal.'' Girl students who have passed out from the Class 10 Board Exams-2019 from its affiliated schools are only eligible to apply. The shortlisted students will be awarded Rs 500 per month. Check all the important details about the scholarship below.

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CBSE Merit Scholarship 2019

Single Girl Child Scholarship 2019 Eligibility

According to the official sources, "All single girl students, who have secured 60% or more marks in CBSE Class X Examination and are studying Class XI & XII in School (affiliated with CBSE) whose tuition fee is not more than Rs 1,500/- per month during the academic year, shall be
considered for the purpose. In the next two years, the total enhancement in tuition fee in such school shall not be more than 10% of the tuition fee charged."

Note: Candidates should note that the NRI applicants of the Board are also eligible.

CBSE Merit Scholarship Scheme For Single Girl Child: Selection Procedure

The student should have passed Class X Examination from the CBSE and secured 60% or more marks. They should be pursuing their Class XI & XII from CBSE affiliated Schools. Only girl child from their parents is awarded. Attestation should be done by the School Principal from where the girl student is pursuing Class XI after passing from Class X. The tuition fee should be more than Rs. 1,500/- per month in Class X and 10% enhancement for Class XI & XII.

How To Apply

Candidates have to visit CBSE's official website to apply online for both fresh application and renewal of CBSE Merit Scholarship Scheme for Single Girl Child of Class X.

CBSE Merit Scholarship Scheme for Single Girl Child - Application link

Click here for CBSE guidelines

In case of any issue, while applying for the scholarship or any related, students can call to CBSE Call Centre - 1800-118-002 (Toll Free). They can also write a mail to

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