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SOF Girl Child Scholarship Scheme (GCSS) 2023, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Rewards & Last Date

SOF Girl Child Scholarship Scheme (GCSS) 2023 is a yearly scholarship scheme for girls from the economically weaker section, to help them to continue their school education. Under gcss scholarship 300 needy girls will be chosen to provide the help of Rs. 5000/- each for their education for a full year. The successful candidates will be chosen from nominations received from schools in India. Schools have to send nomination forms along with the prospectus. 

Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF) is a registered organization promoting competition and supporting the development of competitive spirit among school children. SOF was established by leading academicians, scientists, and media personalities with the aim of promoting science, maths, computer knowledge, English skills, general knowledge, and professional courses among school children. SOF scholarships have been over two decades since SOF is promoting scientific attitude and temperament with an innovative approach and use of IT in a learning process.

SOF Girl Child Scholarship Scheme (GCSS) 2023 Eligibility Criteria

  • Any girl child recommended by the school. 
  • The nominated girl must be studying in school from class 2nd to class 10th
  • The nominated girl should have scored at least 60 % aggregate marks in the previous class. 
  • The total monthly income of the nominated girl’s parents should be less than Rs.15000/-. 

SOF Girl Child Scholarship Scheme (GCSS) 2023 Rewards

INR 5,000 each will be given to 300 selected girl children across India.

SOF Girl Child Scholarship Scheme (GCSS) 2023 Application Form

  • A school may select a girl child as per the eligibility and send a proposal recommending her for consideration for GCSS. 
  • The proposal should be duly signed by the School Principal/ Head Master/ Head Mistress only.
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  • The duly filled Proposal in the specified format (enclosed) along with the complete with all required attachments and a copy of her previous year’s report card duly certified by the principal should reach to ‘The National Office of Science Olympiad Foundation, 1st Floor, Plot no. 99, Sector - 44, Gurgaon (Haryana) India. Pin-122003 before the last date to apply. 

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Selection Procedure For SOF Girl Child Scholarship Scheme GCSS 2023
  • All proposals received by The National Office of Science Olympiad Foundation will be evaluated by a Committee set up by SOF. 
  • Qualifiers of GCSS will be notified individually and through respective schools. 
  • The decision of the SOF Committee will be final and binding.
SOF Girl Child Scholarship Scheme (GCSS) 2023 Last Date
  1. The last date to submit the recommendation application with the required documents is 30 Oct  at the National Office of Science.
Important Note & Policies 
  • Each school may recommend only one girl child basis on the given eligibility criteria.
  • After attempting the first term examinations the girl needs to send a copy of her 1st term assessment report duly certified by the principal to SOF to be eligible for the 2nd installment of GCSS.
  • The marks criteria can be waived off for a child with a major physical disability.
  • In case of any dispute, jurisdiction will vest with Delhi courts only.
  • SOF scholarship 2023 amount and the student's number may vary from time to time. Individuals/ Schools are requested to check the official website of SOF.


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