The Scheme of "Begum Hazrat Mahal National Scholarship" for Girl Students belonging to the Minority Communities was earlier known as "Maulana Azad National Scholarship" Scheme. It was started by the Foundation in academic year 2003-04. The main purpose of the scheme is to provide financial assistance to meritorious girl students belonging to national minorities, who cannot continue their education due to lack of financial support.
The Scholarship Scheme of the Foundation is very popular scheme and its sanctioning quota is increasing year by year. Till date 5,89,838 girl students have been assisted with Rs.504.16 crore by the Foundation since Inception spread all over the country.