One of the most important decisions that define your career, its growth and your future is choosing an appropriate major after completing your 10th or 12th class. Choosing what college is best for you, what degree you want to pursue and how you are going to get an admission on the college of your choice is rather overwhelming.
Having the ultimate competitive skills and some top scores in the entrance test is sometimes not enough. Not everyone is capable of paying the tuition fees for the college that by the way is always soaring sky high. For the candidates that have major capabilities and some merit scores in the entrance or board results, there are certain scholarships that can take the load off from their shoulders in concerning the tuition fees and let them focus only on excelling in their field.
Purpose- Scholarship is only provided to girl students that wishes to pursue degree course in science/medical/ engineering/ biotechnology or any other scientific field.
Award-Cash Rs 2.5 lakh to each girl
Eligibility- 85% PCM/PCB, family income less than 4 Lakh per annum, minimum 12th graduation, maximum 19 years of age
Purpose- to pursue quality education and reap maximum results for India.
Award- Graduation course: Rs 10,000 per year for 3 years, Master course: Rs 20,000 per year for next 2 years
Eligibility- 12th pass in arts, science or commerce
Activity- August, September
Purpose - It helps students who want to pursue science intensive courses. The motive behind this programme is to attract and enhance talent with an aptitude for research and innovation.
Eligibility- Indian students with aggregate marks within top 1% of their class 12th examination of any state/ central board in India are eligible for this scholarship, Students who have secured ranks in JEE (IIT), AIPMT (within TOP 10,000 ranks) and are presently pursuing Natural and Basic Science courses in India, Students pursuing integrated M.S. courses at IISERs, NISER and Department of Atomic Energy Centre for Basic Sciences, KVPY, NTSE, JBNSTS scholars and International Olympiad medalists pursuing Bachelor/ Master level courses in Natural Sciences
Award- Annual scholarship of total value Rs.80,000 till the course completion
Activity- September, October
Purpose- To secure social justice for students belonging to socially and economically disadvantaged sections of the society. It enables economically and socially disadvantaged students to study in the institutions, which provide academic excellence, access to structures of power and economic opportunity.
Award- Higher education scholarship
Eligibility-Class 12 passed, 1st year graduation
Activity- May, June (30th June)www.b4s.in/UID/FAEA
Award- Rs 1000 per month
Course-10+/ITI, Engineering & MBBS, MBA
Eligibility- The minimum age of a general applicant to be eligible is 15 years and the maximum is 30 years. This would change as per reservation, Must be in first year of pursuing their course (MBA, Engineering, MBA, MBBS and ITI)
Activity- August, SeptemberLink: www.b4s.in/UID/IOAS
Award- 4000 Scholarships, upto Rs 50000 per year.
Purpose-To promote technical education (Engg, Architecture, Pharmacy, Applied Arts etc).
Eligibility- One girl per family, Class 12 (PCM/B) Passed
Apply-By Post, Email
Award-Rs 50000 per year
Eligibility-Class 12 passed, 80% + marks in state board, or 85% in central board, or have secured rank in top 150000 in AIEEE/JEE/AIPMT
Course- Science, Humanities, Engineering, Medicine, Architecture, Commerce or Law
Purpose- Non Refundable scholarship for pursuing graduation and post graduation in all subjects.
Award- Financial support, certificates
Eligibility- Graduation / Post Graduation in Engg, Medical, MBA
Apply- By post
Activity- 30th July 2016
Purpose- To provide financial assistance to the poor and meritorious students belonging to minority communities to enable them to pursue professional and technical courses
Award- Rs 25,000 to Rs 30,000 per year
Eligibility- Class 12 passed, graduates of Muslim, Christian, Jewish, Buddhist, Sikhs, Jain community
Activity- June to Septemberwww.b4s.in/UID/MSSFM
Purpose- To empower individuals for pursuing their academic interests and career. The loan scholarships are granted to cover fees, both books and tuitions.
Award- Financial, Certificates
Eligibility- Class 12 passed
Apply- By post, in person
Activity-April to August
Source: www.rdsethnascholarships.orgLink: www.b4s.in/UID/RDSS