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Sports Scholarships 2018 by Airports Authority of India – Application, Dates

Airports Authority of India – AAI Sports Scholarships 2018

AAI SPORTS SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME 2018 – Airport Authority of India has invited application from the applicants for the AAI Sports Scholarship Scheme for outstanding sports persons for the financial year 2018-19.

Airports Authority of India – AAI was constituted by an Act of Parliament and came into being on 1st April 1995 by merging erstwhile National Airports Authority and International Airports Authority of India. The merger brought into existence a single Organization entrusted with the responsibility of creating, upgrading, maintaining and managing civil aviation infrastructure both on the ground and airspace in the country.

Mission: “To be the foundation of an enduring Indian aviation network, providing high quality, safe and customer – oriented airport and air navigation services thereby acting as a catalyst for economic growth in the areas we serve.”

Scholarship Duration

The scholarship will be given initially upto March 31st, 2019 which is extendable based on the individual’s performance/improvement in his/her event.

Age Group

The Scholarship will be given to the players over 14 years (as on 01.04.2018).

Number of Scholarships

The number of scholarships will not exceed 85 for open category and 15 for Wards of employees of Airports Authority of India for the year 2018-19.

Scholarship Amount

The amount of scholarships to be granted to the awardees will be as under: –

  • Over 14 years and under 18 years – Rs.12000/- per month.
  • Over 18 years – Rs. 16000/- per month.

Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

Players who have represented in Sub-Junior/Junior/Senior National Championships, All India Inter University Tournaments, National School Games in the last 2 years.

Conditions for Award of Scholarships:

The sports scholarship player will not be entitled to draw any other scholarship/financial aid/ stipend from any other source whatsoever for sporting activity.

He/ She will continue his/her studies as well as the game concerned diligently and show improved performance in both. He/ She will submit the certificate duly attested by the head /principal of educational institutions in which he/ she is studying that he/she is a bonafide student of the concerned recognized State/National Sports Federation.

He/ She shall make himself/ herself available for such practice/ camp/ tournaments/ as and when required by AAI.

That he/ she shall not behave in any manner during the period under the scholarship, which may cause embarrassment to AAI and also shall not take part in any activity prejudicial to the Law of the land. He/She will also abide by the rules and regulations/ stipulations etc framed by the AAISCB from time to time.

Sports Scholarships 2018 Selection Process

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.

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 Federation/National Federation.

Cases of special merit not covered under the above conditions may be considered with the approval of Chairman, AAI.

Airports Authority of India Scholarship Application Process

The duly completed & signed application should be sent in prescribed format along with requisite enclosures in an envelope (13.5 x 9.5 inches).

Envelope should be superscribed in bold letter with AAI SPORTS SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME 2018-19 on the top left corner of outer envelope to the address:  Shri G L Verma, Assistant General Manager (HR) & Secretary, AAI Sports Control Board, Airports Authority of India, A Wing, Room No. 120, Safdarjung Airport, Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan, New Delhi-110003 so as to reach latest by February 19th 2018 (February 26th 2018 for Remote Areas).

Sports Scholarships Dates 2018

Last date for receiving the application form: February 19th 2018

Last date for receiving the application form for Remote Areas: February 26th 2018

Airports Authority of India Address

Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan, Safdarjung Airport, New Delhi-110003, Ph: 91-11-24632950, Website:

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