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New Delhi: Maulana Azad Education Foundation (MAEF) invites applications for Maulana Azad National Scholarship 2011 for meritorious girls belonging to the minority community. MAEF is a registered society and is funded by Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India, through a Corpus Fund which is kept intact / invested in Banks and only interest income therefrom is to be used for its schemes.
The foundation is providing scholarship of Rs 12,000 (Rs 6,000 for class XI and Rs 6,000 for class XII) to meritorious girl students belonging to National minorities (Muslim, Sikh, Christian, Buddhist and Parsi) who have scored more than 55% in Class X in 2011 and have taken regular admission in Class 11th. The applicant's parent's annual total income should be less than Rs. 1 lakh to apply for the scholarship.
New MAEF Scholarship 2011 application forms, state wise quota, list of last year's Scholarship holders as well as further details terms & conditions are available on the MAEF website www.maef.nic.in from which the MAEF Scholarship application form can be downloaded free of cost. The MAEF Scholarship application forms are also available free of cost in the office of the Foundation at New Delhi as well as with State Government. Photocopy of the forms can be used freely.
Duly filled in application for MAEF Scholarship 2011 alongwith necessary enclosures should be sent directly by Post / Courier / Submitted in person to 'The Secretary, Maulana Azad Education Foundation, Social Justice Service Centre, Chelmsford Road, New Delhi - 110 055.
According to a press release, the application of MAEF Scholarship 2011 must be received in the office of the Foundation by 31st August, 2011. Incomplete application forms as well as those received after due date would be rejected summarily. Scholarship is strictly based on the marks obtained in 10th Class and the quota fixed for each state based on minority population. No recommendation from State / any other authority is required.
The Scholarship amount will directly be sent to the successful applicant by bank transfer/Cheque. There is no fees / charges for either application form or for any other service in this regard. No other scholarship or financial assistance is given by MAEF to students of any other class except as mentioned above. For further information, applicants can call +91-11-23583788/23583789 or send a fax on +91-11-23561945. The last date for applying for the scholarship is 31st of August 2011.