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Maulana Azad Scholarship 2021-22, Details, Eligibility Criteria, Rewards, Application Form Last Date 

Maulana Azad scholarship 2021 is one the most popular scholarship among girls looking to get financial aids for their further studies. If you are girl students studying between class 9th to class 12th, belong to a minority caste & have scored a minimum of 50% marks in 9th class or above then you can apply for Maulana Azad Scholarship 2021 i.e Begam Hazrat Mahal Scholarship till 15th Dec 2021

In this blog, you will find detailed information on Maulana Azad education foundation Scholarship form details, eligibility, mandatory documents, online application process & other important scholarship.

Maulana Azad Scholarship Scheme 2021 Details

Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad Scholarship, commonly known as the "Bgum Hazrat Mahal National Scholarship"  is offered by Maulana Azad Education Foundation, established in the year 2003-04. This foundation comes under the Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India. The main purpose of this scheme is to provide financial assistance to the girls from class 9th to 12th  who are meritorious and belong to minority communities.

The emphasis has been given to six minority classes which are Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Parsis, and Jains.  The applicant's annual income should not exceed more than 2.5 lakh PA. The selected students will get INR 25,000 per month for two years under JRF and INR 28,000 per month under SRF. 

Maulana Azad Scholarship 2021-22

Scholarship For ClassEligibilityRewardLast Date
Class 9 & 10 Minority Girls (Muslims, Christians, Buddhists, Janis, Parsis)Annual Income Less than 2.5 Lakhs PARs 5,000 Per Annum + Books15th Dec 2021
Class 11 & 12 Minority Girls (Muslims, Christians, Buddhists, Janis, Parsis)Annual Income Less than 2.5 Lakhs PARs 6,000 Per Annum15th Dec 2021

This is a very popular scheme and it is sanctioned by year by year. Till now 5,89,838 girl students have been assisted with INR 504.16 crore by the foundation since its inception. The scheme will be admissible for expenditure on payment of School/ college fee, purchase of stationery/ equipment required for the course, and payment boarding/ lodging charges.

It is offered by the University Grant Commission for students who are pursuing an M.Phil or Ph.D. program in India. The emphasis has been given to six minority classes which are Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Parsis, and Jains. The applicant's annual income should not exceed more than 2.5 lakh PA. The selected students will get INR 25,000 per month for two years under JRF and INR 28,000 per month under SRF. 

Note - The maximum time period for M.Phil is two years and for M.Phil + Ph.D. is five years. 

Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad Scholarship 2021: Eligibility Criteria

  • Only girl students belonging to six notified minority communities i.e Muslims, Christians, Buddhists, Janis, Parsis.
  • Minority girl students studying in class 9th to 12th and must have secured a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent in the previous class.
  • Annual Family income should be not more than 2 lakh PA.
  • Income certificate to be issued by competent authority declared by state govt/ UTs/ Administration. Income certificate in English/ Hindi/ Regional language.
  • Students can only submit an online application. If submitting more than one, it will be considered duplicate and the application will be canceled.
  • Scholarship Amount will be credited directly to the beneficiary account.
  • The scholarship will be not be given to more than two students from the same family.
  • There is no registration fee for applying online form

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Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad Education Foundation Scholarship & Rewards 2021-22

Maulana Azad Scholarship Reward amount is divided into two parts: one for class 9th and 10th and second for class 11th and 12th. For class 9th and 10th students are provided with the amount of INR 5000 per year and for class 11th and 12th are provided with a scholarship of INR 6000 per year.

The Actual Amount of Scholarship will be Provided for Admission & Course/ Tuition Fee and Maintenance Allowance Described in the Table below.

Admission and tuition fee of classes IX and XINR 10,000 Released in two installments of INR 5000 each.
Admission and tuition fee of classes XI and XIIINR 12,000 Released in two installments of INR 6000 each.

Mode of Amount

The amount of scholarship will be transmitted to the beneficiary through DBT mode. Another mode of payment amount from the Maulana Azad Education Foundation like payment of fee, transfer in parents/ guardian account through cheque/ DD is not permitted.

Note– Students who are already getting a scholarship are not allowed to apply.

Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad Scholarship Selection Procedure 2021-22

The selection will be done on the basis of the parent’s/ guardian family income. The selection of eligible students will be on the basis of lower-income criteria and students who have secured a minimum of 50 % marks in the last qualifying examination.

Maulana Azad Scholarship Full Information In Hindi

Maulana Azad Scholarship Application Form 2021-22

The scholarship will be implemented through the official portal of the Maulana Azad Education Foundation. It is mandatory for all the students to apply online by downloading a form and filling the form offline and posting the same with all the documents to the MAEF office in a given time period.

How To Apply

  • Applicants applying for the first time have to register themselves on the MAEF Scholarship portal by clicking “Student Registration Form
  • While filling the registration form, the candidates are every mandatory detail.
  • Then submit the registration form.
  • After submitting the form, students are given a link to download the school verification form that needs to be checked by the school principal and uploaded while completing the scholarship.
  • Applicants needed to log in with their registration details.
  • Fill in the application details and upload the documents and submit the application.

Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad Scholarship 2021: Mandatory Documents

We have mentioned Some Documents. which will be important to apply for the Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad Scholarship 2021.

  • Income Certificate issued by the competent authority.
  • School verification form. Download the application form and get it signed by the principal and upload it scanned copy with the application form.
  • Applicant’s photograph on a school verification form.

Maulana Azad Scholarship Status Application Status 2021

The applicants must check the Maulana Azad Scholarship Status of their application by visiting the official website and entering their application details such as scholarship category, identification details, and date of birth, etc.

  • If applicants want to check the status of their application, visit the Maulana Azad Education Foundation Scholarship page.
  • Then choose Scholarship Category (IX, X, XI, XII).
  • And, they have to enter their dob in the format (DD-MM-YYYY).
  • After that needs to enter one of the identification details such as Aadhaar Card No/Bank Account No/Registration No this helps them easily.
  • Now click on the “View Application Status” button.
  • It will show the application status of either you will get a scholarship or not.

Check- Maulana Azad Scholarship Status

Abdul Kalam Azad Scholarship 2021 Application Process 

You can apply for this fellowship by following the mentioned steps-

  • Visit the official website of UGC and then go to the section of " Maulana Azad National Fellowship".
  • Fill in all the mandatory details and attach the documents. 
  • Then click on the submit button.

Azad Scholarship 2021: Required documents

  • Category Certificate.
  • Physically or disable certificate.
  • Research Work Publish.
  • Scholarship/Current Employment.

Contact Information Maulana Azad Education Foundation (MAEF): 

Phone No: 011-23583789, 011-23583788
Email: [email protected]
Website: www maef nic in

Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad Scholarship 2021 

Que: What is the last date of the Maulana Azad Scholarship 2021?

Ans: The last date for the Maulana Azad Scholarship is 31st October 2021 (tentatively).

Que: Who is qualified for the Maulana Azad Scholarship 2021?

Ans: The scholarship is applicable for the students who are studying in class 9th and 12th belonging to the minority community.

Que: How can I apply for Maulana Abdul Kalam Scholarship 2021 -21?

Ans: Apply through the official website of Maulana Azad Scholarship

Que: Documents required for Maulana Azad Scholarship 2021?

Ans: You need to attach the following documents –

  • Recently clicked passport size photograph.
  • School Verification form duly signed by the school principal.
  • Family income certificate.
  • Self-declaration of the minority community by a candidate.
  • Aadhaar Card if not Adhaar then you can attach a birth certificate, BPL Card, or ration card.

Que:  Where I can apply for the Maulana Azad scholarship?

Ans: Apply through by registering yourself online.

Que: Do I need to send the application hard copy? 

Ans: No, you need to attach all the scan documents along with the online form and submit it positively.

Que: What is the scholarship I will get?

Ans: Under this scheme, you will get INR 10k(INR 5000 + INR 5000) for class 9 and 10th, for class 11th and 12th INR 12,000 (INR 6000+INR 6000).

Que: How will know that I have been selected for the Maulana Azad Scholarship?

Ans: You will be intimated via email. You can also check your status through Login.

Que: I m a Hindu girl can I apply for this scholarship.

Ans: No, only girls of the minority communities can apply (Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Parsis, and Jains).

Que: My Family income is 1 lakh per annum can I apply.

Ans: Yes your family income should not be more than 1 lakh PA.

Que: From where should I get the family income certificate?

Ans: You can get an Income certificate from the concerned authorities like Village Tehsildar, District Magistrate, Collector Revenue Circle officer, Sub Divisional Magistrate, Collector, Circle officer, or concerned person.

Que: What is a bonafide letter & from where should I get it?

Ans: Bonafide certificate is a certificate that is used as proof that you are part of a certain organization. In the case of this scholarship, you can get a bonafide letter from the principal/ director or equivalent of your college.

Que: I have applied for another scholarship; can I apply for this scholarship?

Ans: If you have applied for any other scholarship but you are not selected then you can apply.

Que: I m getting a college scholarship, can I apply for this also?

Ans: You are not eligible for any other scholarship if you are getting any other scholarship.

Que:  What is the last date of application?

Ans: The last date of application status is 31st October 2021( tentative)

Que: What is the official website of the Maulana Azad Scholarship?

Ans: The official website of Maulana Azad Scholarship is

Que: What is the selection process of scholarship?

Ans: The selection for this scheme will on the basis of low-income criteria and you have to score a minimum of 50% marks in the last qualifying examination.

Que: Do I need to renew every year & where should I do renewal?

Ans: Yes you have to renew your scholarship to get maximum benefits. You can log in to your account and renew it the same you have done registration. You just need to click “ Renew” after login. All information will be displayed.

Que: Where I can contact related to the Maulana Azad Scholarship?

Ans: You can contact –

Shri Pramod Kumar Thakur
Director, MOMA, and Additional Charge Secretary and CEO
Maulana Azad Education Foundation (Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India)
Maulana Azad Campus, Chelmsford Road
New Delhi -110055
Contact no - +91-11-23583788/23583789
Fax No.- +91-11-23561945
Email – [email protected]


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