Location : All India
Category : Sports
Last date for application: Februaray
Application deadline: April/May
The objective of this scheme is to award Airports Authority of India (AAI) Sports Scholarships to promising young players with a view to enhancing sporting standards in AAI as also encouraging young talent.
The Scholarship is provided in following categories Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Boxing, Chess,Crikcet, Football,Swimming, Shooting, Table Tennis, Wrestling, Hockey, Kabaddi, Kho-Kho. The total number of scholarships will be 85 for open category and 15 for wards of employees of airport authorities of India.
Scholarship Amount : 1. 14-18 Years 12,000 2. Over 18 years 16,000
Scholarship Duration : 1 Year. The scholarship can be extended.
Selection Criteria :
Players who have consistently played in the last two /three 12 Hockey Boys & Girls years and performed outstandingly in Sub-Junior/Junior/Senior National Championship, Sub-Junior/Junior/Senior International events.
Details about the exam :
All applications received within the stipulated time shall be considered by a committee duly constituted by the President, Airports Authority of India Sports Control Board. Wards of employees of Airports Authority of India would be given preference in awarding scholarships subject to meeting all conditions stipulated. Cases of talented sports persons who are not students may also be taken into consideration for award of scholarships subject to their meeting all requirements and verification/certification by the Secretary of the concerned State FederationlNational Federation. Cases of special merit not covered under the above conditions may be considered with the approval of Ch