Maulana Azad Scholarship

Key Information

Conducted By Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India
Eligibility Minority category students studying from class IX to a PhD level
Region India
Rewards Up to INR 35,000
Last Date of Application December 15, 2021

The Maulana Azad Education Foundation, also known as the Maulana Azad scholarship, provides the Begum Hazrat Mahal national scholarship and Maulana Azad National Fellowship (MANF) schemes. The Maulana Azad national scholarship 2021 schemes are available to meritorious students belonging to minority communities. The Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India, created the foundation for the birth centenary celebrations of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad. The Maulana Azad scholarship 2021 last date for the Begum Hazrat Mahal national scheme is December 15th, 2021

The University Grants Commission provides the Maulana Azad National Fellowship (MANF) for minority students pursuing an MPhil, PhD or both degrees. The Maulana Abul Kalam Azad scholarship 2021 is implemented by the Ministry of Minority Affairs under the Government of India. The candidates can obtain the application form for Maulana Azad scholarships online through the official websites.

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Maulana Azad Scholarship Eligibility Criteria:

The Maulana Abul Kalam Azad scholarship 2021 is meant for minority communities such as Muslims, Christians, Parsis, Sikhs, Buddhists, and Jains. The Maulana Azad scholarship eligibility criteria are as follows:

Maulana Azad Scholarship Schemes Eligibility Criteria

Begum Hazrat Mahal National Scholarship

  • The applicant should be a girl child belonging to the minority community.
  • The candidate should be studying in Class 9- Class 12.
  • She should have scored at least 50% marks (or equivalent grade) in the last qualifying examination.
  • The annual family income of the applicant should not exceed INR 2,00,000 from all sources.

Maulana Azad National Fellowship

  • The applicant should belong to the minority community.
  • The candidate should have cleared CBSE-NET/ CSIR-NET/ UGC-NET/ NTC examination to be eligible to apply for the scholarship. They will obtain the Maulana Azad scholarship result 2021 after passing the required exam.
  • They should be registered for a full-time MPhil/Ph.D. course from a recognized university.
  • Transgender students are also eligible to apply.
  • The candidate should have completed the postgraduate degree with a minimum of 55% marks.
  • The annual family income of the applicant should not exceed INR 6,00,000 from all sources.

Maulana Azad Scholarship Rewards and Benefits:

The Maulana Azad online scholarship provides financial aid to the students through admission, course fees, and maintenance fees. The government will disburse the Maulana Azad scholarship amount directly to the student's bank account through the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) system. Tabulated below are the Maulana Azad scholarship benefits:

Maulana Azad Scholarship Schemes Benefits

Begum Hazrat Mahal National Scholarship

  • Candidates studying in Class 9/ 10 get a scholarship amount of INR 5,000 per annum.
  • Candidates in Class 11/ 12 get a scholarship amount of INR 6,000 per annum.

Maulana Azad National Fellowship

  • A fellowship amount of INR 31,000 per month is given for the first two years (JRF) and INR 35,000 per month for the rest of the tenure (SRF).
  • Candidates pursuing Humanities, Social Sciences, and Commerce get a contingency amount of INR 10,000 per annum for the initial two years and INR 20,500 per annum for the remaining three years.
  • Candidates pursuing Science get a contingency amount of INR 12,000 per annum for the initial two years and INR 25,000 per annum for the remaining three years.
  • The physically and visually challenged applicants also get an escorts/ readers assistance of INR 2,000 per month.

Maulana Azad Scholarship Application Process

The students can obtain the Maulana Azad scholarship 2021 online form on the official websites. However, the websites and the application process are different for both schemes. Similarly, the candidates can submit the Maulana Azad scholarship 2021 renewal forms online before the deadline. Read below to know how to apply for the Begum Hazrat Mahal national scholarship and Maulana Azad national fellowship:

Begum Hazrat Mahal National Scholarship

The application process for the scholarship is online through the Maulana Azad education foundation scholarship portal. In addition, the candidates can also vire the Maulana Azad scholarship sanctioned list 2021 online through the portal. The stepwise application process is explained below:

  1. First-time applicants should register themselves on the Maulana Azad Education Foundation scholarship portal
  2. Click on the 'Student Registration' tab on the homepage.
  3. The candidate should enter personal details such as name, parents' name, domicile, mobile number, address, etc., in the registration form.
  4. Next, the applicant should 'Submit' the Maulana Azad scholarship registration form to check for correctness.
  5. After submitting the Maulana Azad scholarship registration form, the students will receive a link to download the school verification form.
  6. The applicant should download the school verification form and get it verified by the respective school principal. This form is needed to be uploaded with the scholarship Maulana Azad education foundation scholarship online application form.
  7. The candidate should log in to the official website by entering the registered mobile number and date of birth.
  8. The applicant should fill out the Maulana Azad scholarship 2021 online form with bank details, academic details, parents' occupation, and income.
  9. The applicants should upload all the supporting documents with a scanned copy of the school verification form.
  10. The completed Maulana Azad scholarship form 2021 should be submitted for further processing.

Maulana Azad National Fellowship

The Maulana Azad scholarship 2021 application for the fellowship is through the University Grants Commission (UGC) official website. The stepwise application process is explained below:

  • The applicant should visit the UGC official website.
  • The student on the Scholarships/ Fellowships page should click on the 'View All' tab to see a list of all scholarships and fellowships offered by UGC.
  • Under the Fellowships category, click on the 'Apply Now button of the Maulana Azad National Fellowship for Minority Students.
  • Read all the instructions carefully and 'Proceed for Registration'.
  • Fill in all the details to complete the Maulana Azad scholarship registration process. A registration ID is generated, which is used to download the Maulana Abul Kalam Azad scholarship application form.
  • The Maulana Azad scholarship form 2021 has to be filled with all personal, academic, and institute details, research work details, and the supervisor and current employment details.
  • The candidates should now review the filled in application and read the declaration section carefully before applying.

Maulana Azad Scholarship Documents Required:

The candidates should submit the Maulana Azad foundation scholarship form online with all the required documents. In addition, they should ensure the documents are authenticated and verified. The documents needed for the Maulana Azad national scholarship 2021 are listed below:

For Begum Hazrat Mahal National Scholarship:

  1. Passport size photograph
  2. Scanned copy of school verification form attested by the respective school principal
  3. Attested mark sheet of the last qualifying examination
  4. Parents' income certificate
  5. Self-attested minority community certificate of the applicant
  6. Self-attested copy of the first page of bank passbook
  7. Copy of Aadhar card

For Maulana Azad National Fellowship:

  • Passport size colour photograph
  • Domicile certificate
  • Attested Minority community certificate
  • Handicap certificate, if applicable
  • NET/ JRF award letter or Mark sheet if the award letter is not yet received
  • Mark sheet of Master's degree
  •  How to Check Maulana Azad Scholarship Status?

The candidates can track the Maulana Azad education foundation scholarship status online through the MAEF or UGC portals. Read below to learn how to check Maulana Azad scholarship status for both schemes:

For Begum Hazrat Mahal National Scholarship:

The applicant can check the status of the application on the MAEF scholarship portalThe details to be entered to track the application status are:

  • Category of scholarship
  • Identification details such as Registration number/ Aadhar number/ Bank account number.
  • Date of birth

For Maulana Azad National Fellowship:

The applicant can check the Maulana Azad scholarship status for the fellowship visiting the official UGC websiteThe details to be entered to track the application status are:

  • Candidate registration ID
  • Date of birth
  • Year of Scholarship applied
  • Registered Email ID

Maulana Azad Scholarship Selection Process

The candidates are primarily selected based on their academic merit and financial needs. The government's objective is to encourage deserving students belonging to minority communities to pursue higher education without financial constraints.

For Begum Hazrat Mahal National Scholarship:

The selection of the candidates is done based on the merit and financial need of the students. The candidates belonging to low-income families are given preference.

For Maulana Azad National Fellowship:

The UGC follows certain procedures while selecting the recipients of the Maulana Azad national fellowship. The selection process for this Maulana Azad Scholarship scheme is explained below:

  • The UGC verifies the Maulana Azad scholarship online forms to comply with the eligibility conditions as per the guidelines.
  • An expert committee is set up, which goes through the submitted applications and selects a final list of applicants, then posted on the UGC website. The decision of the selection committee is final.
  • The selected candidates are required to join the fellowship on April 1st of the year. However, the timeline mentioned is tentative, and it may change at the provider's discretion.   

Contact Details

Suppose the candidates have any queries about the Maulana Azad scholarship, they can reach out to the helpdesk. Therefore, the Maulana Abul Kalam Azad scholarship address and other details are as follows:

For Begum Hazrat Mahal National Scholarship

  • Address: Maulana Azad Campus, Chelmsford Road, Opposite New Delhi RailwayRegistration Centre, New Delhi- 110055
  • Phone Number: 011-23583788, 011-23583789
  • Email ID: [email protected]

For Maulana Azad National Fellowship

  • Contact Details: Link

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