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Dr. Reddy’s Foundation Sashakt Scholarship 2023:
Dr. Reddy’s Foundation Sashakt Scholarship 2023 is an opportunity offered by Dr. Reddy’s Foundation (NGO) to encourage young women across India to pursue a career in science. The scholarship is a one-of-its-kind initiative to encourage young women across India to prepare for and pursue a career in science. It provides a level playing ground to girl students, especially from rural India and low socio-economic backgrounds, to get access to quality education in some of India’s best science institutions by offering financial support and mentorship throughout their undergraduate studies. The scholarships are limited to students securing admissions in the 12 specified science colleges. The selected fellows will receive a scholarship worth INR 2.4 lakhs (INR 80,000 per annum) for 3 years of study.
To be eligible, an applicant must –
- be an Indian national
- be a girl student
- have passed Class 12 from a recognised institution/university
- have a good record of academic excellence
- have opted for a B.Tech., M.B.B.S. or B.Sc. in Natural/Pure Science degree
- Preference will be given to students with rural backgrounds, economically weak backgrounds, and interest in scientific research.
- The scholarship will be given only to students who have confirmed admissions to any of the colleges listed (refer to the ‘List of Institutions’ document for the same)
The selected fellows will receive a scholarship worth INR 2.4 lakhs (INR 80,000 per year) for three years of study, which covers the college tuition fees, study expenses and basic living costs. The scholars are guided through the crucial stages of their education.
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