Kanyashree Scholarship

Kanyashree is an initiative taken by the Government of West Bengal to improve the life and the status of the girls by helping economically backward families with cash so that families do not arrange the marriage of their girl child before eighteen years because of economic problem.
To provide financial help to the girls from disadvantaged families to pursue higher studies To reduce dropouts, especially amongst girls from low-income families, who are not under any other scholarship To prevent child marriage in West Bengal by increasing the enrolment of girls in secondary education, vocational or sports training To encourage the delay of marriages for girls until they reach the age of 18 To help students to continue their education for a long time
The Kanyashree Prakalpa scheme has two benefit components.
Annual Scholarship
Annual scholarship to be paid to the girls from the age of 13 to 18, for every year. It helps to ensure that the girls remain in school and unmarried at the time.
On-time Grant
Under the Kanyashree Prakalpa Scheme, the one-time grant will be paid to girls between the age of 18 and 19.

Scholarship Amount for Kanyashree Prakalpa is as below:
Scholarship Amount–
1. Annual scholarship K1 Rs. 1000
2. K2 One time grant of Rs. Rs. 25,000
Eligibility of Kanyashree

Eligibility Criteria for Annual scholarship (K1 Level)
The eligibility criteria to get Annual Scholarship under the Kanyashree Prakalpa Scheme are below for reference:
Students between 13 and 17 years (before turning 18 years) of age are eligible to get Kanyashree Prakalpa Annual scholarship Applicant should be unmarried Students enrolled in classes VIII‐XII in Government recognised regular or equivalent school, equivalent vocational or any other technical training courses are eligible for this scholarship.

Eligibility Criteria for One Time Grant (K2 Level)
The eligibility criteria for a one-time grant under the Kanyashree Prakalpa Scheme are below for reference:
A girl whose age is between 18 to 19 years (after turning 18 years and before turn 19) can apply for this.
An unmarried girl on attaining the age of 18 only is eligible If a girl is enrolled and regularly attending an Institution of Higher Education or Training is eligible for a one-time grant.

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