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Maulana Azad Education Foundation Begum Hazrat Mahal National Scholarship for girls 2019-20

Looking for details on the Begum Hazrat Mahal National Scholarship for girls 2019-20 provided by Maulana Azad Education Foundation? If yes, check out this article to know the details of the scholarship including its eligibility, application form, fees and important dates

The Begum Hazrat Mahal National Scholarship for girls 2019-20 instituted by Maulana Azad Education Foundation was started to promote and help meritorious girl students who belong to National Minorities and who are not able to continue their education without financial support. This scholarship was earlier known as "Maulana Azad National Scholarship". The benefit of this scholarship lies in the fact that students who receive the scholarship amount can utilize it for paying School/College Fee, purchasing syllabus books and stationery/equipment that are required for the course and also for paying Boarding/Lodging charges. Another important point is that only girl students belonging to six notified minority communities like Parsis, Muslims, Jains, Christians, Sikhs and Buddhists are eligible for this scholarship. Let us check the other details.


Girl students who are studying in Class 9th -12th, and have secured at-least 50% marks or equivalent grade in aggregate in previous class are eligible to apply for this scholarship provided their annual income of parents/guardian from all sources does not exceed Rs. 2.00 lakh.

Do students need to submit an income certificate of their parent/guardian for getting this scholarship?

Yes, they have to submit the Income certificate of parents/guardian that should be issued by the Competent Authority declared by the State Government/UTs Administration in order to be eligible for this scholarship.

Selection process

The selection process will be mainly based on the criteria of the parent/guardian's annual income. So among the students who have secured 50% marks in the previous exam, the selection will be primarily done on the basis of the lower-income criteria. For more details regarding the selection process, visit the website.
Note: No scholarship will be given for studying abroad for any course.

Scholarship amount

For class lX and X students, the actual subject to a maximum ceiling of Rs.10000/- will be released in two instalments of Rs. 5000/- each while for class Xl and Xll students, the actual subject to a maximum ceiling of Rs.12000/- will be released in two instalments of Rs. 6000/- each.

How to get the scholarship amount?

The scholarship amounts will be directly credited to the bank account of the selected applicant through DBT mode.

How to apply?

Students can apply online through Scholarship Portal of Maulana Azad Education Foundation (MAEF), www.maef.nic.in. All the required documents in English or Hindi language should be uploaded along with the online application and also no physical/hard copy is required to be submitted by post/hand to MAEF.

School verification forms: The school verification forms are available in the MAEF website

Is there any fees/charge for this online form?

No. there is no fees/charges for either online application form or any other service.

Contact information

If you have any doubts regarding this scholarship, please contact
  • Shri Rizwanur Rahman
    Maulana Azad Education Foundation
    (Ministry of Minority Affairs, Govt. of India)
    Maulana Azad Campus, Chelmsford Road
    New Delhi-110 055, India
    Contact No: +91-11-23583788/23583789
    Fax No: +91-11-23561945
    Email : secy-maef@nic.in
    Website : www.maef.nic.in

  • Shri Gulam Waris Khan
    (Scholarship - Incharge)
    Phone: 011-23583788 / 011-23583789
    Email: scholarship-maef@nic.in

Important date

Last date for submitting the online application for Begum Hazrat Mahal National Scholarship for girls 2019-20: 30 September 2019


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