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Scholarships for children of AF personnel

“Due to COVID-19 pandemic, applications for fresh and continuation cases can be submitted without signature of Principal/Head of the institution under certificate from parents that signature could not be obtained.”

“Application for Subroto Memorial Scholarship Scheme for Professional and Non-professional courses 2020-21 can be submitted up to 31 Dec 2020 for this year only.”

Merit Based Scholarships are provided to the children of AF personnel (Serving, Retired & Deceased). The scholarship is provided on a yearly basis. The application form duly completed in all respect is to be sent to "The Secretary, IAF Benevolent Association, AFGIS Bhawan, Subroto Park, New Delhi - 110010" so as to reach this office by 30 Sep (R) 30 Sep. However, application for Professional courses (MBBS/BE/BTech/M Tech etc.) can be submitted upto 31 Oct (R) 31 Oct each year.

The scholarship Board gets finalised by Mar every year and payment will be made by NEFT to Bank A/c of the student.


Following documents are required during submission of Application Form :
(a) Marksheet of X, XII or graduation depending upon the course for which scholarship is applied.
(b) Copy of Bank passbook of the student.
(c) Copy of PPO in case of retired personnel.


IAFBA awards scholarships to forty four (44) school/ college going children of serving IAF personnel who excel in sports on the recommendation of Air Force Sports Control Board at the rate of Rs. 3,000/-per annum. The applications of sports scholarship can be obtained from and submitted to AFSCB.


Category Rates per Annum
School (VI – X (For Serving NCs(E) only)) Rs. 4,000
School (XI – XII)(all catefories) Rs. 7,500
Under Graduate Rs. 15,000
Under Graduate (Professional) Rs. 20,000
Post Graduate Rs. 25,000
Post Graduate (Professional) Rs. 35,000
Special Children With Disability Less Than 70% Rs. 15,000

Cut-off List for the Year 2019-20

Scholarship Category Personnel Category Rate Scholarship for the year 19-20 Old Scholarship to be continued
Cut-Off % Meritlist List
School Serving NC(E)s (VI to X) 4000 67.50 view meritlist View List
Serving NC(E)s XI to XII 7500 61.40 view meritlist View List
School XI & XII Officer (Serving) 7500 92.40 view meritlist View List
Airmen (Serving) 7500 90.40 view meritlist View List
Officer (Retired) 7500 94.20 view meritlist --
Airmen(Retired) 7500 91.80 view meritlist View List
Airmen (Deceased) 7500 64.80 view meritlist --
Under Graduate Officer (Serving) 15000 91.20 view meritlist View List
Airmen (Serving) 15000 81.20 view meritlist View List
Officer (Retired) 15000 97.20 view meritlist View List
Airmen (Retired) 15000 85.40 view meritlist View List
Airmen (Deceased) 15000 64.20 view meritlist View List
Under Graduate (Professional) Officer (Serving) 20000 91.80 view meritlist View List
Airmen (Serving) 20000 83.40 view meritlist View List
Officer (Retired) 20000 85.60 view meritlist View List
Airmen (Retired) 20000 85.20 view meritlist View List
Officer(Deceased) 20000     -- -- View List
Airmen(Deceased) 20000 69.00 view meritlist View List
Post Graduate Officer (Serving) 25000 78.20 view meritlist View List
Airmen (Serving) 25000 74.46 view meritlist View List
Airmen(Retired) 25000 77.60 view meritlist View List
Airmen(Deceased) 25000 76.30 view meritlist View List
Post Graduate Professional Officer (Serving) 35000 70.13 view meritlist --
Airmen (Serving) 35000 77.20 view meritlist View List
Officer (Retired) 35000 -- -- View List
Airmen (Retired) 35000 67.22 view meritlist View List
Specially Abled (disability above 50% and less than 70%) All Serving 15000 -- view meritlist View List
All Retired 15000 -- -- View List


Eligibility for Continuation
1.Receipt of the following documents:
(a) Duly filled receipt proforma.
(b)Certificate (Study Certificate in case of Special Children) from school.
(c)Marksheet for merit based scholarship (yearly/ semester wise).
2.In case of merit based scholarships, further scholarship will be released only in case the student scores the qualifying marks (45% for Serving NCs(E) School category and 60% in all other categories).