CBSE has sought applications from college and university students under the Central Sector Scheme for scholarships.

In a statement, the CBSE said that online application for Central Sector Scheme of Scholarships (CSSS) for College and University Students for the Year 2016 and 1st renewal for the year 2015 is available on National e-Scholarship Portal

"Students may visit the National e-Scholarship Portal to apply for fresh and renewal of scholarship. Last date for submission of online application is September 30, the CBSE said.

It is also informed that all students who are availing scholarship or wish to apply for the same under CSSS shall obtain Aadhar Number seeded with their bank account for uninterrupted disbursal of scholarship directly in their bank account, the statement said.