Description: Maulana Azad Education Foundation was established on the occasion of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad’s birth centenary. The Foundation was registered under the Societies Registration Act 1860, on 6th July, 1989. The Foundation is a voluntary non-political, non-profit marking social service organization established to promote education amongst the educationally backward sections of the society. It is funded by the Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India. The Hon’ble Minister of Minority Affairs is its Ex-officio President. The aim of the Foundation is to formulate and implement educational schemes and plans for the benefit of the educationally backward minorities in particular and weaker sections in general.
Eligibility:-Only Girl Students belonging to National Minorities, (i.e. Muslims, Christians, Buddhists, Sikhs, Parsis) can apply.
-Should have secured not less than 55% marks (in aggregate) in the secondary school certificate examination (Class Xth) conducted by any recognized Centre/State Board of Secondary Education. This is only qualifying percentage for applying and does not guarantee a grant of scholarship which is given to the top eligible applicant based on the quota fixed for the concerned state from amongst the eligible application received from the state.
- Family income of the student from all sources should be less than Rs. 1, 00,000/-(Rupees one lakh only) in the preceding financial year.
In case of salaried class, the student must indicate the designation, pay-scale, basic pay and other allowances along with total gross & take home emoluments of the parent/guardian. A mere statement saying “Service” will not be acceptable. The student must attach a Salary Certificate or Pension Certificate (in case of retired persons), duly authenticated by controlling authority, of her parent/guardian along with the application.
In case of agriculture/horticulture etc., the students have to mention total land holding with details of irrigated and non-irrigated and other landed property owned by her family along with total income of the family.
In case of business class, the student must categorically state the name & type of the business along with the total turnover and the total income of the family. The same details will also be stated in the Affidavit (Annexure-II) from her parent/guardian.
Income from all other sources must also be mentioned, especially if the mother is also employed.
It must be noted that all income certificate and statements made by the students in the application is subject to further verification of the Maulana Azad Education Foundation. In case of any deliberate discrepancy/concealment of facts, the MAEF may cancel/recover the scholarship granted/released as well as initiate necessary action as per law.
The income certificate/affidavit (Annexure-II) must be from the parents/guardian’s side and should have been issued from the respective home station. The income certificate issued or affidavit made from the place where the student is studying, as against the home station, will NOT be acceptable (in case of photocopy, it should be attested by Gazetted Officer or Head of Institution).
-Should have Confirmed admission in class-XI.
-The University/College/ Institute offering admission should be recognized by the Government at the Central or State level or any other competent authority.
-It is a one time scholarship, and no claim as the permanent beneficiary will be entertained. A student once selected for scholarship can not avail the same again.
-A student getting a scholarship from any other source would not be eligible for this Scholarship.
How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.
Subject: Various Courses
Level: Students Passing Xth Exam and Taking admission in XIth in the Year when Result of Xth Exam is Declared.
Provider: Maulana Azad Education Foundation
For Which Country: India
For Whom: National
What Does it Cover: The Scholarship will be admissible for expenditure on payment of the School / College Fee, purchase of syllabus books, purchase of stationery/equipments required for the course and payment of Boarding/Lodging charges. The amount of the Scholarship will be Rs. 12,000/- (Rupees twelve thousand only) which will be released in two installments of Rs. 6,000/- each. The first installment will be released after sanction of scholarship and the second installment will be released when the student will submit proof of passing class XIth, and admonition to Class XIIth in the office of the Foundation.
Deadline: Maulana Azad Education Foundation is September 30th which Must be Adhered to.