Updated On - February 19th 2020, Updated By - Vikash

Single Girl Child Scholarship 2019-20, CBSE Merit, Indira Gandhi Scholarship For Girls Last Date, Online Application Form, Eligibility 

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Single Girl Child Scholarship is a UGC scholarship scheme that started to support the education of a single girl child financially. The scholarship aims to increase the education rate among the girl child of our nation by supporting financially. This scholarship by the Indian Government is to compensate for the education fees of the single girl child in a family. Selected students will receive the financial assistance of Rs 3100 per month. The duration of the scholarship will start from October and will last till November. Whole & sole, this scholarship is for those girl children who are a single child in the family while having an economically weaker background.

What Are schemes for single girl child scholarships?

In a democratic and developing country like India, we are still very behind many countries in the field of education especially when it comes to girls’ education. Every year a large number of female students drop out of schools, colleges, and universities. To make the situation better the Government of India has taken many steps one of them is a single girl child scholarship which is provided especially for that girl who is the single child of their parents. UGC scholarship also launches a single girl child scholarship for school students.

List Of Single Girl Child Scholarship Scheme 2019-20

These Scholarships help the single girl child who can have a promising and bright future with financial help from govt. Here we are telling you about the Scholarship schemes which have been offering by govt. or any other govt. aided govt. bodies for meritorious single girls’ children.

Scholarship NameProvided ByLast Date
Tata Realty Scholarship for Girls Pursuing 1st Year B.E/B.Tech 2020Tata Housing 29th Feb 2020
Post Graduate Indira Gandhi Single Girl Child Scholarship 2020University Grant Commission, India31-Jan-2020
Post Matric Scholarship for SC Girl Gujarat 2019-20Govt. Of Gujarat24-Jan-2020
Savitribai Phule Scholarship For B.C. Girl Students, MaharashtraSocial Justice & Special Assistance Department31-Dec--2019
Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means ScholarshipGovt. Of West Bengal15-Nov-2019
CBSE Single Girl Child Scholarship 2019Central Board Of Secondary Education31st-oct-2019
Dr. Reddy’s Foundation Sashakt ScholarshipDr. Reddy Foundation31st-Jul-2019
Bigyani Kanya Medha Britti Scholarship, West Bengal 2019Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search (JBNSTS), Kolkata31st-Aug-2019

 

Eligibility Criteria- Single Girl Child

Scholarship NameEligibility Criteria
Tata Realty Scholarship for Girls Pursuing 1st Year B.E/B.Tech 2020B.Tech 1st Year Girl Candidate
Post Graduate Indira Gandhi Single Girl Child Scholarship 2019PG Candidates
Post Matric Scholarship for SC Girl Gujarat 2019-2010th Pass SC Girl Candidate 
Savitribai Phule Scholarship For B.C. Girl Students, MaharashtraClass 8th to 10 Girls Students
Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarshippursuing Post Madhyamik Level
CBSE Single Girl Child Scholarship 2019the single girl child in 11th or 12th
Dr. Reddy’s Foundation Sashakt ScholarshipScience Background Candidates
Bigyani Kanya Medha Britti Scholarship, West Bengal 201912th Pass in Science Stream

Details Of The Scholarships

1- Post-Graduate Indira Gandhi Single Girl Child Scholarship 2020

As a responsible educational institution, the University Grant Commission has launched a Post Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child in order to achieve and promote higher education in girls. The main purpose to launch this scholarship scheme is to support the higher education of single girl children and to promote the benefits of a small family. Especially those girls who are the only girl child in their family UGC aims to reduce the direct costs of girl education. All those girls whose ages up to 30 years and want to pursue in the 1st year of pg courses they all can apply in the scholarship.

Indira Gandhi Scholarship Reward or Amount

All the successful candidates will receive the scholarship amount/ reward/ allowance as mentioned below:-

  • All the successful candidates will get a sum of Rs.36,200 per annum for a duration of two years that is a full duration of a Post-Graduation course.
  • Any additional grants/ allowance/ charges such as hostel fees or medical fees etc. will not be payable under this scholarship scheme.

Who Is Eligible For Indira Gandhi Single Girl Child Scholarship

Any student who fulfills all the criteria mentioned below is eligible to apply for Indira Gandhi Single Girl Child Scholarship

  • The girl student who is only and single girl child of her family.
  • Any girl student who doesn’t have any brother or has a twin sister is also eligible for this scholarship scheme.
  • The age girl student who is up to or less than 30 years at the time of admission in the first year of her PG course can only apply.
  • Any single girl student who has taken admission in the first year of a regular or a full- time Masters’ Degree program.
  • A single girl student who has taken admission in any university/ college/ institution recognized from UGC is eligible to apply.

How To Apply For Indira Gandhi Single Girl Child Scholarship Application Form

After confirming about the above eligibility criteria a student can apply for the scholarship by following the steps given below

  • The National Scholarship Portal will publish the advertisement for inviting applications in leading newspaper / Employment News and on the UGC website once in a year.
  • Any short notifications will also be uploaded on the UGC website.
  • All the candidates who fulfill the eligibility criteria of the scholarship scheme can apply online on the given official website below.
  • The candidate has to upload some documents at the online portal of UGC at time of applying for this scholarship which will include-
  • An affidavit on a stamp paper of Rs.50 and attested by the First Class Magistrate / Gazetted Officer/ SDM.
  • Attested copy of joining report being allotted from the concerned College / University Students should print and retain a copy of the application, to check results, award letter and stay updated with a progress report.
  • The applicant can see the application status online at the UGC website after registration gets completed.
  • As per the instructions and guidelines provided by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India Aadhaar Card is mandatory for the identification of the student.
  • Once a student gets applied to the concerned institution where the student is studying have to verify the online application.
  • Any application which will be found incomplete will be rejected immediately.
  • Only those applications which are verified online will be considered for the scholarship award.

Selection Procedure

  • The selection will be done by an expert committee.
  • The number of scholarships is available in a year is 3000 which is limited and fixed.
  • Every year 3 thousand fresh scholarships will be awarded to students.
  • The successful candidate would be provided with the scholarship from the date of joining the course.

Mandatory Note & Policies

  • The successful students can avail of other scholarships as well as this scholarship.
  • No tuition fee will be charged by the institution from girl students who have taken admission in the first year of the PG degree course.
  • Students who have taken admission in any Post-Graduation Course through Distance learning mode shall not be eligible for this scholarship scheme.
  • If the girl student has a real brother she will not be considered eligible for this scholarship under this scheme.
  • All the successful students will get the scholarship amount through DBT mode (direct in a bank account) on an annual basis.
  • If a student wants to renew her scholarship for the second year, of course, good conduct and attendance are compulsory.
  • When a student wants to renew her scholarship for the second year, of course, an annual progress report has to be granted by the administrative head of the concerned Institution
  • If a student gets failed to get promoted to the next class the scholarship would forfeit.
  • When a student changes the course of study, the scholarship would forfeit from the date of such a change.
  • The Indira Gandhi Single Girl Child Scholarship Scheme will be implemented and monitored by the UGC and the decision of UGC will be final and binding.

Important Dates

The last date to apply online for Scholarship for Indira Gandhi Single Girl Child Scholarship is the 31st January 2020.

2- Savitribai Phule Scholarship For B.C. Girl Students, Maharashtra

Savitribai Phule Scholarship for B.C. Girl, Maharashtra 2019-20 invites all the eligible girl candidates to apply for the scholarship. The scholarship is only for girl candidates from class 8th to 10. It is granted by the Social Justice and Special Assistance Department, Government of Maharashtra. There is no family income limit under this scholarship. The main aim of the scholarship is to provide financial assistance to the girl students who are not able to afford there education. The students can apply directly from their respective schools with valid documents.

Deadline to apply

The last date to apply for the scholarship is 31st December 2019.

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3- Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship

Swami Vivekanand Merit-cum-Means Scholarship 2019 invites all the under privilege meritorious students of West Bengal to apply for this scheme. The scholarships are for the students who are academically strong and are given at higher secondary level, UG level, and PG level. Students can apply online for renewal applications of fresh candidates who received SVMCM Scholarship after passing the qualifying exam in this year.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must be the dominical holder of West Bengal.
  • One must be pursuing studies at post madhyamik level and onwards at the educational institute at West Bengal.
  • Family income should not be more than 2.5 lakh P/A.

Rewards

The rewards will be distributed according to a scholarship one has filled. Generally, the scholarship amount is INR 1000 to 5000 per month.

Deadline to Apply

The online application will start from the 2nd week of September and closes on the 4th week of November.

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4- CBSE Single Girl Child Scholarship 2019-20

CBSE board as known as the Central Board of Secondary Education has announced a Merit Scholarship Scheme only for Single Girl Children. The main purpose of this scholarship scheme is to help meritorious girl students, who are the only child of their parents. The Scholarship Scheme is for only those students who have passed their 10th class examination from CBSE board with minimum or greater than 60% marks/ 6.2 CGPA /grades and studying in class 11th or 12th in the same or any other CBSE recognized the school. By offering this scholarship CBSE has aimed to acknowledge the efforts of meritorious girl students and encourage their parents' to promote further education among girls.

Career Options After 12th:

Who Is Eligible For CBSE Merit Scholarship For Single Girl Child

The student who fulfills all the criteria mentioned below is eligible to apply for Scholarship Scheme for CBSE Merit Scholarship for Single Girl Child
  • A single girl student who has passed the class 10th examination from CBSE recognized the school.
  • Any single girl who is the only child of her parents.
  • All children born together are Single Girl Child of their parents.
  • Any girl student who has secured minimum or greater than 60% marks/ 6.2 CGPA /grades in 10th class examination from CBSE board
  •  Any girls who are continuing her studies for Class 11th and 12th in the same or any other CBSE recognized the school.
  • The tuition fee of that school should not be more than Rs.1500 PM and the total increase should not be more than 10% of the total fee in tuition fee for the next two years.
  • NRI applicants of the CBSE board, the tuition fee of the school should not be more than Rs.6000 PM.
CBSE Merit Single Girl Child Scholarship Reward
All the "Single Girl Students" who have secured minimum or greater than 60% or 6.2 CGPA / grades in the CBSE Class X exams, will receive the scholarship amount/ reward/ allowance as mentioned below:-
  • Rs. 500/- per month for a maximum period of two years through demand drafts or ECS.

How To Apply For CBSE Merit Scholarship For Single Girl Child

After confirming about the above eligibility criteria a student can apply for the scholarship by following the steps given below
  • Click Here to apply in CBSE Scholarship.
  • To apply you have to details mentioned in your class X grade sheet such as roll number, certificate number, etc.
  • After filling in the required details you may submit the form.
  • The applicant also needs to print the Undertaking from the Guidelines Document. The applicant required to fill in the details in undertaking from, paste photographs and get the form attested from the school.
  • As per the given format in the Guidelines Documents applicant needs to make an Affidavit. As a next step applicant has to scan Affidavit and Undertaking form and upload both the documents in the application.
  • After clicking the Print Confirmation and entering the roll number and registration number

5- Dr. Reddy Foundation Sashakt Scholarship 2020

Dr. Reddy Foundation invites all the talented girl students to apply for the Dr. Reddy Foundation Sashakt Scholarship. This scholarship is only for girl candidates who are from a science background and looking forward to achieving their goals by studying science in the best college. The main aim of this scholarship is to provide a good educational background to the talented girl students after 12th.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Only a girl candidate can apply.
  • Applicants must be 12th passed out from a recognized board.
  • Must be confident enough to get the best science college in India.

Rewards

Under this scholarship, a candidate will be awarded INR 2,40,000 for three years i.e. INR 80,000 per year which include tuition fee, study expenses, and living cost.

Last Date to Apply: 31st July 2019

Note – Preference will be given to the students who are from a rural background, weak economic background interested in scientific research.

Interested In Doing Courses Through Distance Mode?

Here is the list of universities offering agriculture courses in distance mode-

  1. Sikkim Manipal University
  2. University of Madras
  3. Punjab Technical University
  4. Annamalai University, DDE
  5. Guru Jambheshwar University of Science & Technology
  6. University of Madras
  7. Madurai Kamaraj University
  8. Pondicherry University
  9. Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU 2020)

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  • Shridevi Gurannavar 11th December 2019
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    • Vidhyaa.in 12th December 2019
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