Introduction of Scholarship

AFA runs a number of scholarship schemes sponsored by various individuals and by AFA itself. These schemes are financed out of the interest earned on the principal amount of donation made by the sponsors or on a specific amount received from them on a yearly basis.

Applications for scholarship are to be submitted to AFA in hard copies only. The last date for receipt of applications at AFA is 31 Oct every year.



  • Wards of Air Veterans/ Widows & Veteran NCs(E) with Minimum 50% marks in aggregate can apply for the following scholarships except for scholarships in the Sl No. 1 for which specific eligibility is specified as under.
  • # Only wards of Air Warrriors & ; Air Veterans (Sgt and below) & Veteran NCs(E) Studying in AF School   20 Wg, 6 Wg, 9 Wg, & 4 Wg can apply.
  • ## Wards of Air Warriors can also apply.

Scholarship schemes at a glance

SL.NoName of ScholarshipSponsored ByClassNo. of Scholar shipsAmount
1#Smt. Usha Mohan ScholarshipGp Capt S Mohan (Retd)II – V45,000
2Smt. Urmil Handa Scholarship FundEx-Sgt PP HandaII – V26,000
 Total  6 
3Mrs. Asha Saraf & Wg Cdr Ashok Kumar Saraf Charitable Trust ScholarshipWg Cdr Ashok Kumar SarafV – VIII410,000
4Wg Cdr Mahesh Bajpai Memorial ScholarshipMrs. Bela BajpaiV – VIII18,000
5##Om Satya Mehra Charitable TrustACM (Retd) OP MehraV – VIII58,000
6Shri Venkateswar Scholarship FundWg Cdr (Retd) Dinesh BharatV – VIII18,000
 Total  11 
7Om Satya Mehra Charitable Trust (XI- XII)ACM (Retd) OP MehraIX – XII1025,000
8Om Satya Mehra Charitable Trust (IX-X)ACM (Retd) OP MehraIX – XII1012,500
9GD Course 96P-34 & 35NGp Capt (Retd) JK KaushikIX – XII512,000
10ARAFLO ScholarshipAssociation of Retd Air Force Lgs Offrs (ARAFLOIX – XII212,000
11Daulat Ram Bhatia ScholarshipEx-JWO Gur Prashad BhatiaIX – XII112,000
12Mrs & S/L Pritam Singh ScholarshipMr. Balvinder KalsiIX – XII312,000
13Shri Kundan Lal Scholarship FundEx- Cpl Vijay DhallIX – XII112,000
14Mrs. Kamla Karir Scholarship FundGp Capt (Retd) Brij Mohan KarirIX – XII112,000
15Devditi FoundationDevditi FoundationIX – XII112,000
16Mrs. Suwarna Chaudhary Scholarship FundWg Cdr RK Chaudhary (Retd)IX – XII212,000
17Flt Lt Sunit MohantyGp Capt SN Mohanty (Retd)IX – XII212,000
18Ms. Ekta Jindal Memorial ScholarshipAVM SK JINDAL (Retd)IX – XII412,000
 Total  42 
19AFA Professional Courses ScholarshipAFAUG Prof Course525,000
20Fg Offr NJS Sekhon ScholarshipFg Offr Sekhon ScholarshipUG Prof Course425,000
21Mrs. Veena Jain & Wg Cdr SC Jain ScholarshipWg Cdr SC Jain & Mrs Veena Devi JainUG Prof Course125,000
 Total  10 
22Late Wg Cdr Ashok Kumar Keshap (Retd) ScholarshipWg Cdr KC Keshap (Retd) & Mrs. Prem Lata KeshapUG Non-Prof Course116,000
23Smt Promila Yadav MemorialGp Capt Vinod Yadava (Retd)UG Non-Prof Course216,000
24Flt Lt Sunit MohantyGp Capt SN Mohanty (Retd)UG Non-Prof Course116,000
 Total  4 
 Grand Total  73