Single Girl Child Scholarship 2023: CBSE Latest Announcement

Get the latest updates on the Single Girl Child Scholarship 2023 as announced by CBSE. This comprehensive guide provides information on eligibility, the application process, and other related issues. 

The last date for Submission of online application for the CBSE Single Girl Child Scholarship, 2023 is October 18, 2023. 

In an exciting development, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has unveiled the Single Girl Child Scholarship 2023. This scholarship program aims to empower and support female students pursuing their education

Explore every aspect of this scholarship, providing you with all the essential details you need to know.

What is  the Single Girl Child Scholarship 2023

The Single Girl Child Scholarship 2023, introduced by CBSE, is a commendable initiative aimed at promoting education among female students. This article provides a comprehensive overview of the essential details that need to be understood.

Eligibility Criteria for the Single Girl Child Scholarship 2023

1. The Single Girl Child, who passed class X, is now pursuing her education at class XI and XII in CBSE-affiliated schools.

2. Students in class X, who are the only child of their parents and have scored 60% or more in the first five subjects, are eligible for scholarship awards.

3. Monthly tuition fee for Class X should not exceed Rs.1,500/- pm, with a 10% enhancement for Class XI & XII.

4. Successful completion of Class XII and a 50% or higher mark in Class XI will result in a one-year scholarship renewal.

5. The scholarship has been awarded exclusively to Indian Nationals, ensuring that the recipients are eligible for this prestigious award.

NRI Applicants

1. NRI applicants can avail of a scholarship with a maximum monthly tuition fee of Rs.6,000. 

2. The school also offers other concessions for scholars, ensuring a comprehensive education for all students.

Single Girl Child Scholarship Online Application 2023

The Central Board of Secondary Education is currently accepting online applications for the Scholarship Schemes for eligible students.

Online applications are now open for the CBSE Merit Scholarship Scheme for Single Girl Child who passed Class X in 2023 and is currently studying in Class XI at CBSE-affiliated Schools.

CBSE Single Girl Child Scholarship X 2022 (Renewal 2023) is available for renewal on Scholarship Link, available at Eligibility conditions and application forms are available, with the deadline for submission being 18th October 2023.

Submission and processing dates for the Single Girl Child Scholarship X-2023 online application:

1.Submission of Forms by Applicant19.09.202318.10.2023
2.Verification of Forms by the schools25.09.202325.10.2023

How to Apply for the Single Girl Child Scholarship in 2023

Candidates may apply for the Single Girl Child Scholarship online, and schools will be required to validate the application forms of their kids. 

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has a Scholarship site where schools can log in and verify applications.

The scholarship application will not be accepted through offline means or through a hard copy.

Application Process

1. Applicants can log in through the link provided at -> Scholarship.

2. Enter the school’s existing credential as used for various examination activities.

3. After login, a list of applications will be shown of the applicants belonging to the school.

4. Check the details of the applicant and select Approved or Rejected, as the case may be, after proper verification of application against the scholarship eligibility guidelines.

5. Upon updating the status the same will be visible to the applicant.

6. Once the details are verified and status updated, further changes cannot be made.

7. Students can also follow up with a school in case of application is being shown pending.

Note: No offline application/hardcopy of the request for the scholarship will be accepted.

The Guidelines of the scheme are available on the CBSE website under the scholarship portal. The schools are advised to motivate their Single Girl Child students who fulfill the eligibility 


The scholarship offers several benefits to the deserving candidates:

1. Financial assistance to cover tuition fees.

2. Encouragement and support for female education.

3. A chance to excel academically without the burden of fees.

How to Excel in the Single Girl Child Scholarship 2023 Application

Securing this scholarship is a significant achievement. Here are some tips to increase your chances:

Academic Excellence

To meet the eligibility criteria, ensure you perform well in your CBSE Class X examination. Aim for a score above 60% to stand out.

Accurate Documentation

Double-check all documents you submit with your application. Any discrepancies can affect your chances.

Early Application

Don’t wait until the last moment to apply. Submit your application as soon as possible to avoid any technical glitches.

Stay Informed

Keep an eye on the official CBSE website for updates and announcements regarding the scholarship.

Seek Guidance

If you have any doubts or need assistance, don’t hesitate to reach out to CBSE helplines or your school authorities.

 FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions):

What is the definition of SGC (Single Girl Child) applicant?

A: Single Girl child means a girl who is the only child of their parents and there is no brother or sisters.

How do I apply for the Single Girl Child Scholarship 2023?

A: CBSE awards scholarship under various schemes. Details of these along with eligibility are available in Guidelines and Application form page. Applicant should ensure that he/she submits the application duly completed  in all respect before the last date.

Q: What is the eligibility criteria for this scholarship? 

A: Eligibility requires you to be the single girl child of your parents, secure at least 60% in Class X, and have tuition fees below Rs. 1,500 per month.

Q: When does the scholarship application period start? 

A: The application period typically starts from  [19.09.2023 to 18.10.2023]

What are the reasons of rejection of application?

A: The rejection may be due to Application  not in proper format and non enclosure of relevant documents.

I am single Girl in the family. I have one brother. Can I apply for scholarship under Single Girl Child Scheme?

No, As per definition of Single Girl Children you will not be considered for scholarship under the scheme as single Girl child are those girl children whose parents have only one girl child and there is no other siblings. 

Q: How will I receive the scholarship amount?

A: The scholarship amount is usually disbursed directly to your school.

I have received a cheque which has date expiring today only. How can I get a valid cheque?

Normally CBSE sends cheque through partner banks by post and chances of delay are not there. However in such a case you may send the cheque to CBSE scholarship branch for getting a valid cheque.

Whether i will require to apply for renewal of scholarship again?

Yes, you have to apply for renewal separately.

Q: Can I apply if I’m studying in a non-CBSE school? 

A: Unfortunately, this scholarship is only available to students studying in CBSE-affiliated schools.

Q: Is there an age limit for applicants? 

A: No, there is no age limit for the Single Girl Child Scholarship 2023.


The Single Girl Child Scholarship 2023 by CBSE is a remarkable opportunity for female students to pursue their education without the burden of high tuition fees. By meeting the eligibility criteria and following the application process diligently, you can pave the way for a brighter academic future. Stay informed, excel academically, and make the most of this wonderful initiative.