An Education Scholarship Scheme to promote education was introduced in 1978 and covers Serving Army Personnel wards below 25 years of age studying in recognized school/institutions across the country vide AO 16/2016/AG (under revision). ESSA scholarship, a motivating factor for wards of Serving Army Personnel is increasingly being disbursed every year at all the three segments ie School, Graduation and Post Graduation level.
This scholarship is one time scholarship awarded as per cut off percentage of marks/grade under the Education Scholarship Scheme for Army Personnel (ESSA) on completion of class IX to PG level of education. The cut off percentages of marks/grade for award of scholarships to various classes and categories have been revised. Based on these cut offs, applications will be received and a merit list will be drawn for award of scholarship based on allotment of funds. However, merit certificate will be awarded to all the received applications. Policy on ESSA is also available on our website www.awesindia.com. The amount of scholarship varies from Rs 1500/- to Rs 10000/- per year, depending upon the level of education. As per AO 16/2016/AG (under revision) last date of receipt of applications from the parents/guardians for ESSA is 30 Nov.