Seven years of supporting needy students

first_imgAimed at supporting meritorious and needy students for studying in undergraduate degree courses in recognised institutions in West Bengal, the Priyamvada Birla Scholarship and the Jaswant Singh Lodha Scholarship has been providing 24,000/- per year to 25 and five students, respectively. The scholarship amount is aimed at meeting their expenses for tuition fees, boarding and mess charges, and study material. The scholarships are valid for the entire duration of the selected course like B.A., B.Com, B. Sc, BBA, BCA, LLB, to name a few (not exceeding four years), provided the recipients maintain a certain academic standard. Also Read – Pollution makes you more aggressiveThe Priyamvada Birla Scholarship was introduced by the Madhav Prasad Priyamvada Birla Apex Charitable Trust in 2013, and since then it has been providing scholarship to 25 students. In 2018, the Jaswant Singh Lodha Scholarship, instituted by the Lodha Charitable Trust, started providing scholarship to five students. Both the scholarships are executed by the South Point Education Society. Immediately after the Higher Secondary Examination results are announced, copies of the Scholarship application form, brochure/prospectus, poster informing the details of Scholarship, a comprehensive list of recipients of the last five years are sent to the schools affiliated to the West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education and many other colleges and universities in West Bengal. There is only one application form for both the scholarships. All the documents are sent in both English and Bengali. Aspirants whose annual family income is less than 75,000 can apply by sending complete applications with all testimonials, supported by the recommendation letter of the head of the institution, where the students last studied, by post/courier by October 19, 2019.last_img read more