CBSE Merit Scholarship for Single Girl Child 2022-23

The CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) has opened the window of opportunities for meritorious single girl children. This merit scholarship is aimed at encouraging parents to promote education among girls.

Students who have passed the class Xth CBSE examination with 60% or above marks and aim to continue further education can apply for this scholarship scheme online at CBSE’s official website

The number of scholarships offered shall be variable for a particular year but the authority will provide the scholarships to all single girl students. As per the competent authority’s approval and a statement from CBSE notification.

CBSE has invited applications for those pursuing plus two courses, and the scholarship will be awarded on the basis of marks scored in the class Xth examination. If you are eligible for this special scheme then apply on or before the last date.

CBSE Merit Scholarship Scheme Details:

Department: Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)

Scholarship Name: CBSE Merit Scholarship for Single Girl Child

Official Portal website:

Last Date: 14th November 2022

Contact Email Address:

Contact Address: CBSE, Shiksha Kendra, Community Center, Delhi–110092

Contact Phone Number: 01126131576

Academic Year: 2021-22

CBSE Merit Scholarship for Single Girl Child

Eligibility Criteria:

  • The applicant should be the Indian national origin and have secured 60% or more marks in the CBSE 10th class examination.
  • The student shall be pursuing any of the plus two courses scholarship will not be awarded if the student chooses to discontinue the studies. Therefore, enrollment in Class XI in an affiliated school is mandatory.
  • The tuition fee should fee during the academic year should not be more than Rs. 1,500 per month.
  • The NRI CBSE students are also eligible to apply for the scholarship, as long as they are the ‘only child of their parents, and the tuition fee doesn’t exceed Rs. 6000/- per month.
  • Regularity in attendance and good conduct are required for scholarship continuance.
  • For the next two academic years (Class XI and XII), the total enhancement in tuition fees should not be more than 10% of the current tuition fee.
  • Students eligible under this scholarship scheme can avail of other stipend provided by the school she is studying in.

Scholarship Amount:

The scholarship amount awarded under this scheme shall be Rupees Five Hundred (Rs. 500/-) per month, and payment will be made through ECS or Demand Drafts.

Documents Needed:

  • Aadhaar Card
  • Copy Bank Pass Book
  • Mark Sheet
  • Form of Affidavit

How to Apply for CBSE Merit Scholarship Online?

1. The online application form can be found at this link

2. All candidates are required to first enroll in their 10th class certificate and roll no. (printed on class 10th certificate).

3. While filling out the application, care should be taken that mandatory particulars are submitted.

4. After submitting the online form, write down your registration number and take a printout of the application.

5. Fill it out manually, paste your recent passport-size photo, and get an attestation from the school.

6. Prepare an affidavit form as per the instructions provided in “Guidelines Documents”.

7. Scan the manually filled application form and the affidavit (the size of the document should not be more than 1 MB).

8. Go to the “Upload Documents” section and upload these documents.

9. Print and send the signed confirmation to the given address: Scholarship Unit, CBSE, Shiksha Kendra,2 Community Center, Delhi-110092.

10. In case of any query, write to

Application Renewal:

  • The award shall be rewarded after successful completion of Class XI and promotion to Class XII i.e. after a period of one year.
  • Renewal also depends on the marks secured in CBSE Class XI Examination, i.e. securing 50% or more marks in the 10th class is mandatory for continuation.
  • The discontinuation of studies will lead to the discontinuation of scholarships as well.
  • If a scholar chooses to change the school or give the chosen course, then she is subjected to getting prior approval from the Board for the continuance of the scholarship.
  • For both academic sessions (Class XI and Class XII), regularity in attendance and good conduct is mandatory for renewal.
  • The decision of the authority and Board will be binding and final for all matters.
  • An application once canceled shall not be accepted under any circumstances.

Selection Procedure:

  • Girl Scholar who has passed CBSE class 10th examination by securing 60% more marks.
  • Scholars who are the only child of their parents.
  • The application form should be duly attested by the CBSE school principal from where the applicant is pursuing Class XI.
  • The affidavit must be attested by the SDM/First class judicial magistrate/ notary/executive magistrate.

Last Date:

14th November 2022 is the last date to apply for a CBSE merit scholarship for a single girl child online.

Visit Here to Apply CBSE Merit Scholarship Online
Visit Here for Renewal
Visit Here for More Guidelines

Frequently Asked Questions:

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