Maulana Azad Scholarship 2019: Eligibility, Amount & How to Apply

Maulana Azad Scholarship is one of India's pre-matric scholarships and awarded to girl students. Here you will able to check Maulana Azad Scholarship important dates, eligibility criteria, amount and how to apply.

It is also known as "Begum Hazrat Mahal National Scholarship. It is provided by the Maulana Azad Education Foundation which is under the Ministry of Minority Affairs, Govt of India.

Maulana Azad Scholarship 2019: Eligibility, Amount & How to Apply

The main objective of this scholarship is to recognize, promote and assist meritorious Girl students belonging to the six notified minority communities. The communities under this scheme are Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Parsis, and Jains.

The purpose of the scholarship design is to the payment of school/college fee, purchase of study material and stationery/equipment required for the course.

Maulana Azad Scholarship 2019

The online registration process for "Maulana Abul Kalam Azad scholarship" is available every year in the month of July. The important dates are given below:

Important Dates

Online Registration Starts15 July 2019
Last Date to Apply15 September 2019
Last date to send the printed application
form with relevant documents.
30 September 2019

Interested and eligible candidates can apply within two months of notification. After filling the application form candidate has to send its hard copy with relevant documents to the MAEF office before September 2019.

Eligibility Criteria

To apply for this pre-matric scholarship, a candidate has to full fill the following eligibility conditions.

  • The applicant should be a girl and studying in class 9th to +2.
  • The applicant should have to secure at least 50% marks or equivalent grade in the previous class.
  • The applicant should belong to one of the minority communities such as Muslim, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Parsis, and Jains.
  • The applicant's parents/guardians income from all sources must be less than 2 lakh per annum.
Note: The income certificate should be issued by appropriate authority (Tehsildar or Sub-Tehsildar) declared by the government.

Scholarship Application Form

To apply for this scholarship candidate has to follow the following steps given below.
  • First of all, visit the official website of the Maulana Azad Education foundation
  • On the Homepage, follow the link "MAEF Schemes >> Online Registration >> Apply Online.
  • You will be redirected to application form portal, fill your personal details carefully.
  • After submitting, print out your application form.
Note: There are no fees/charges for either online application form or for any other service in this regard. Candidate can contact 011-23583788 the Help desk for technical problems.

Send Printed Application Form

Applicants are advised to take print-out of the duly filled in application forms. After than verified it by the Head of the Institution in the prescribed form along with income certificate, previous class mark sheet and minority certificate which should be submitted in the office of MAEF by Post.

Address to Send Application
Secretary & CEO
Maulana Azad Education Foundation
Maulana Azad Campus, Chelmsford Road, Opposite New Delhi Railway Station (Paharganj Side), New Delhi- 110055.

Scholarship Amount

Scholarship Amount
IX ClassRs. 5000/-
X ClassRs. 5000/-
XI ClassRs. 6000/-
XII ClassRs. 6000/-

The amount paid by the foundation to each girl student is Rs. 10000 ( Rs. 5000 in IX & Rs. 5000 in X) and Rs. 12000 (Rs. 6000 in XI % Rs. 6000 in XII). The scholarship amount is directly credited to the Bank Account of the successful applicant through Direct Beneficiary Transfer (DBT) mode.

More About Maulana Scholarship

  • Maulana Azad Education Foundation was established on the occasion of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad's birth centenary.
  • The scholarship is funded by the Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India.
  • The scholarship is only given to top eligible candidates based on quota fixed for the concerned state.
  • It is one of the post & pre-matric scholarship for the minority community.
So, read all instructions carefully of Maulana Azad Scholarship 2019 and apply before the last date.

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