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AWES India 2016-17 ESSA Education Scholarship Scheme For Army Personnel :

Organization : Army Welfare Education Society AWES
Scholarship Name : 2016-17 ESSA Education Scholarship Scheme For Army Personnel
Applicable For : Army Personnel
Application Deadline : 30-Nov-2017
Website :
Notification :

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ESSA Scholarship :

Award of Scholarships Under Education Scholarship Scheme For Army Personnel (ESSA) For Academic Year 2016–17

Update : AWES India ESSA Education Scholarship Scheme For Army Personnel 2017-18 :

Note :
1. Reference AO 16/2016/AG and Army Welfare Education Society website
2. Education Scholarship Scheme for Army Personnel (ESSA) has been reviewed and important aspects are enumerated in succeeding paras.

Eligibility :
The eligibility conditions would be as under: –
(a) Wards of serving Army personnel and MNS who have not attained 25 years of age at the time of completion of class/course from class IX to PG level of education studying in Govt / Recognized Private Educational Institutions.
(b) Wards of Retired Army Personnel, Territorial Army personnel (TA) and deceased Army personnel are not eligible.

Rates of Scholarships :
The rates of scholarships, based on the level of education for all categories are as under: –

(a) Class IX to XII – Rs 1500/- per annum.
(b) Graduation – Rs 2500/- per annum
(c) Professional/PG courses – Rs 6000/- per annum.

Timeframe :
The applications should pertain to the declared results of the immediate preceding academic year between 01 Oct of the preceding year and 30 Sep of the current year ie 01 Oct 2016 to 30 Sep 2017. As per AO 16/2016/AG the last date for receipt of applications at HQ AWES is 30 Nov 2017.

Submission of ESSA Applications :
Serving Army Officers, JCOs and OR will submit applications to

Director ESSA, Army Welfare Education Society,
AG’s Branch, Integrated HQ of MoD (Army),
Building No 202, Shankar Vihar, Delhi Cantt,
New Delhi-110010

as per Appendices A and B duly scrutinized by their Commanding Officers/ Head of Departments.

The following details are mandatory :-
(a) Name of Offr/JCO/OR applying for Scholarship as per bank record. : _______________
(b) Name of Bank and full address : _______________
(c) Bank Account No of applicant ie Offr/JCO/OR : _______________
(d) IFS Code (Present bank handling acct) : _______________
(e) One cancelled cheque of present bank handling the account to be attached: _______________
(f) Mobile Phone No of the applicant : _______________

Only one copy of application for award of scholarship for academic year 2016-17 under ESSA as per formats attached alongwith photocopy of marks sheet / both semesters of the year duly attested by the Headmaster/Principal/HOD is required to be submitted to this HQ.

To avoid any kind of manipulation downloaded mark sheet/result will not be accepted unless attested by the School / College. Eligible ESSA applications in respect of Defence Security Corps (DSC) personnel will be accepted through their Record Office only.

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  1. My son got 85.5% grade A2 in class 11th. Can I apply for this scholarship for him?

  2. My father is doing job in TA army. I am pursing my B.Sc Nursing degree in Bangalore. I have finished my 1st year, now I am in 2nd year. Can I get any scholarship via army?

    1. Information available from the Official Website :
      Wards of Retired Army Personnel, Territorial Army personnel (TA) and deceased Army personnel are not eligible.

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