New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Thursday announced scholarship for single girl child for +2 studies and has invited online applications from eligible candidates. Also Read - Odisha To Conduct 10th 12th Board Exams 2021 in Offline Mode, Confirms Education Minister

This scholarship is meant for students who have passed Class 10 examinations from a CBSE affiliated school. Interested candidates can check details and eligibility conditions by visiting board’s official website: cbse.nic.in. Also Read - CBSE Exams 2021: Board To Conduct Exams In Written Mode, Top Official Clarifies

However, the last day to submit the online applications for the scholarship is December 10 and hard copy of application form (for renewal candidates only) has to be submitted on or before December 28. Also Read - CBSE Class 10, 12 Board Exams 2021: Practicals Likely to be Held in January | Check Latest Updates

Objective

The primary objective of the scheme is to recognize the efforts of the parents in promoting education among girls and to provide encouragement to meritorious students,

Eligibility criteria

Single girl students, who have secured 60% or more marks in CBSE Class 10 examination, and are studying Classes 11 and 12 in CBSE-affiliated schools can apply. Their tuition fee should not be more than Rs 1,500 per month during the academic year.