Organisation : Maulana Azad Education Foundation
Scholarship Name : Begum Hazrat Mahal National Scholarship 2017
Applicable For : Girl Students Belonging To Minorities
Applicable States/ UTs : All Over India
Application Deadline : 15th November, 2017 (Date Extended )
Website : http://maef.nic.in/NewsUser.aspx
Scholarship Portal : https://scholarship-maef.org/
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Begum Hazrat Mahal National Scholarship :
The Scheme of “Begum Hazrat Mahal National Scholarship” for Girl Students belonging to the Minority Communities was earlier known as “Maulana Azad National Scholarship” Scheme.
Update : MAEF Begum Hazrat Mahal National Scholarship 2018-19 : www.scholarships.net.in/25161.html
It was started by the Foundation in academic year 2003-04. The main purpose of the scheme is to provide financial assistance to meritorious girl students belonging to national minorities, who cannot continue their education due to lack of financial support.
The Scholarship Scheme of the Foundation is very popular scheme and its sanctioning quota is increasing year by year. Till date 275744 girl students have been assisted with Rs. 328.72 crore by the Foundation since Inception spread all over the country.
Important Dates :
** Last date for Fresh and Renewal Application Registration/Submission for Scholarship has been extended upto 15th November, 2017.
** Last date for receipt of Print-out of the application form, along with required documents need to be submitted at MAEF office by 30th November, 2017.
To recognize, promote and assist girl students belonging to National Minorities who cannot continue their education due to lack of financial support.
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.
Announcement of Scheme:
The scheme will be announced by the Maulana Azad Education Foundation (MAEF) well in time on its website i.e. www.maef.nic.in as well as through advertisements in the leading language newspapers and local dailies and by using other suitable publicity media.
Procedure For Applying:
The scheme is implemented through Scholarship Portal of Maulana Azad Education Foundation (MAEF). It is mandatory for all students to apply online on the Portal i.e. www.maef.nic.in, fill the form and take print out of the same and send to MAEF office, with all the essential documents within stipulated time period.
The selection procedure will be based on the criteria of parent’s/guardian’s annual income. The selection of the eligible students will be primarily done on the basis of the lower income criteria among the students who have secured at least 50% marks in the previous exam, however there is fixed no. of scholarship quota for each State/UTs based upon the population of the minorities in the concentrated area.
General Eligibility Criteria:
** Only girl students belonging to six notified Minority Communities i.e. Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains and Parsis are eligible.
** Students have to submit their minority declaration certificate issued by the Competent Authority declared by the State Government/UTs Administration.
** Self declaration/affidavit is not permissible in any circumstances.
** Scholarship will be awarded to minorities’ girl students who are studying in Class 9th to 12th, and have secured at-least 50% marks or equivalent grade in aggregate in previous class
** Annual income of student’s parents/guardian from all sources does not exceed Rs. 2.00 lakh.
** Students have to submit the Income certificate of parents/guardian that should be issued by the Competent Authority declared by the State Government/UTs Administration.
** Notary Affidavit is not permissible in any circumstances.
** No scholarship shall be given for studies abroad for any course.
Candidates can contact the Help Desk for resolution of the technical problems 011-23583788/99