Scholarship by Maulana Azad National for Girls 2014

The main objective of this scholarship scheme is to recognize, promote and assist meritorious Girl students belonging to National Minorities who cannot continue their education without financial support.  Maulana Azad Education Foundation was came into existence on the occasion of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad’s birth centenary. Maulana Azad National Scholarship for Minority Girls is awarded to  those students who have passed their Xth class final examination and taking admission in class XIth in the year when result of Xth exam going to be declared.

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Main Objective of the Scheme :
The aim of the Foundation is to formulate and implement educational schemes and plans for the benefit of the educationally backward minorities in particular and weaker sections in general and also to recognize, promote and assist meritorious Girl students who belongs to National Minorities who can not continue their education without financial support.

Purpose of Scholarship :
Scholarship will be admissible for expenditure on payment of School/College Fee, purchase of syllabus books, purchase of stationery/equipments required for the course and payment of Boarding/Lodging charges

Eligibility criteria :
Only Girl Students and  belongs  to National Minorities,(i.e. Muslims, Christians, Buddhists, Sikhs, Parsis) can easily apply.

Students should have secured maximum 55% marks (in aggregate) in the secondary school certificate examination (Class xth) conducted by any recognized Center /State Board of Secondary Education. The List of 33 recognized Boards/Councils is given in Annexure-III. This is only qualifying percentage for applying and does not guarantee grant of scholarship which is given to the top eligible applicant based on the quota fixed for the concerned state from amongst the eligible application received from the state.

Family income of the student from all sources should be less than Rs. 1,00,000/- lac (Rupees one lakh only) in the preceding financial year : In case of salaried class, the student must indicate the designation, pay-scale, basic pay and other allowances alongwith total gross & take home emoluments of the parent/guardian. A mere statement saying “Service” will not be acceptable. The student must attach a Salary Certificate or Pension Certificate (in case of retired persons), duly authenticated by controlling authority, of her parent/guardian alongwith the application. In case of agriculture/horticulture etc., the students has to mention total land holding with details of irrigated and non-irrigated and other landed property owned by her family alongwith total income of the family. These details will also be mentioned in the affidavit of the parent/guardian (Annexure-II) as well as in the certificate from Revenue authority.In case of business class, the student must categorically state the name & type of the business alongwith the total turn over and the total income of family. The same details will also be stated in the Affidavit (Annexure-II) from her parent/ guardian. Income form all other sources must also be mentioned, specially if mother is also employed. It must be noted that all income certificate and statements made by the students in the application is subject to further verification of Maulana Azad Education Foundation. In case of any deliberate discrepancy/concealment of facts, the MAEF may cancel/recover the scholarship granted/released as well as initiate necessary action as per law. The income certificate/affidavit (Annexure-II) must be from the parents/guardian’s side and should have been issued from the respective home station. The income certificate issued or affidavit made from the place where the student is studying, as against the home station, will NOT be acceptable (in case of photocopy, it should be attested by Gazetted Officer or Head of Institution).

Should have Confirmed admission in class-XI. Admission Slip issued by the college/ school where the student is presently studying and verification of the principal (Annexure-I), in the prescribed proforma must be sent with the application.

The University/College/ Institute offering admission should be recognized by the Government at the Central or State level or any other competent authority.

This is the one time scholarship, and no claim as permanent beneficiary will be entertained. Student once selected for scholarship can not avail the same again.

A student getting a scholarship from any other source would not be eligible for this Scholarship.

Closing Date for Receipt of Application Form : 30th September 2014

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