Updated On - November 25th 2020, Updated By - deepak kumar

Maulana Azad Scholarship Eligibility, Application Form 2020-2021

Hi readers! we have again written on a new Scholarship on Maulana Azad Scholarship, and have tried to provide you with the best details regarding the scholarship especially for girl students. So if you are a girl candidate or find this write-up relevant then read our complete blog to get all information about the online application form, eligibility, rewards, etc.

About - Maulana Azad Scholarship Scheme

It is commonly known as "Begum Hazrat Mahal National Scholarship”.The scholarship is offered by Maulana Azad Education Foundation 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. 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 the students who are pursuing an M.Phil or Ph.D. program in India. The emphasis has been given to six minority class which are Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Parsis, and Jains.   The applicant's annual income should not exceed more than 2.5 lakh P/A. 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. 

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 P/A.
  • 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 

Reward Of Maulana Azad Education Foundation Scholarship 2020

Maulana Azad Scholarship 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 is not allowed to apply.

Selection Procedure

The selection will be done on the basis of the parent’s/guardian’s 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 Application Form

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 at www.maef.nic.in 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 the application details and upload the documents and submit the application.


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

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

Scholarship Application Status

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

  • If applicants want to check the status of your 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.

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.

Documents Required 

  • 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

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