Tuesday, 10 July 2018

Lighting up millions of Indian homes, Legrand has now entered into the realm of education. With an objective to help girl students to pursue their higher education, UGAM - Legrand Scholarship program 2018-19, powered by Legrand, encourages meritorious girl students to pursue a career in Engineering and Architecture.

Introduced for the first time, this scholarship intends to assist the promising women future leaders in the field of technology. Under this program,  academically promising girl students will be granted a scholarship of INR 60,000 per annum or a tuition fee waiver of 60%, whichever is less. The scholarship will cover the fees to study B.Tech./BE/B.Arch. program at a recognized Indian university or college.

Girls from pan India can apply
Passed class 12 th from India
Scored a minimum of 75% marks in class 10 th & 12 th
Seeking to take admission or secured admission in B.Tech./BE (preferably in Electrical or Electronics stream) and B.Arch. from India for 2018-19 batch
Preference would be given according to the merit and need of the candidate

The selection criteria involve –

Shortlisting of candidates based on their merit, need and family income
Supporting documents for the above mentioned criteria to be submitted along with the document
The shortlisted candidates will undergo a telephonic round of interview conducted by an experienced panel of interviewers.
Final list of selected students will be published on the website and will receive the personalized scholarship award letter issued by Legrand

The final telephonic interview round will be conducted between 16 - 20th of July 2018.

The applicants are required to attach the following documents -

Photo ID card
Age proof (Birth Certificate, Aadhaar Card, Passport, Class 10 school leaving certificate)
Aadhaar Card (if Aadhaar Card is not available, an equivalent document for proof of address)
Class 10 mark sheet
Class 12 mark sheet
Family income certificate or Form 16 of parents/dependents/ 6 months bank statement
Passport size photograph
Proof of admission (Provisional) or Fee Receipt (students who are awaiting admission can submit university/college fee structure)
Students can submit supporting documents for extra-curricular activities in other documents section. Upload multiple documents using a single ZIP file.

For further information and to apply online click here

The programme was instituted in 2003 and has consistently helped young women to pursue scientific studies. A scholarship of Rs. 250,000/- each is granted to promising but economically disadvantaged young women and covers college fees for study in any scientific field in a recognized college or university in India.
This scholarship is open for study in any field of Science: Medicine, Engineering, Information Technology, Pharmacy, Biotechnology, and other graduate courses pertaining to Science (B.Sc) etc.

This Scholarship is only for girl students desirous of pursuing a degree course in Science/ Medical/ Engineering/ Biotechnology or any other scientific field, in a recognized institute in India, who satisfy all the under mentioned conditions: -

1. The Candidate should have passed 12th standard examination from India during the Academic Year ending 2018
2. The Candidate should have obtained a minimum of 85% marks in PCB/PCM.

Shortlisted candidates and her parents will be called to attend an interview in Mumbai/ Delhi/ Bangalore/ Hyderabad/ Kolkata (based on the proximity of the candidate) at their own cost. The interview will be conducted by a jury consisting of eminent members of the scientific and academic communities along with L'Oréal India representatives.

Application can be submitted online or offline.

Last date: July 15, 2018

Visit http://www.foryoungwomeninscience.com/ for details and online application or to download application form 

Wednesday, 4 July 2018

‘Discovery School Super League, 2018 (DSSL)’ – India’s BIGGEST National Level Inter School Contest being telecasted on Discovery Channel. DSSL is a critical thinking and aptitude-based competition that provides a unique platform for students to compete and win laurels for themselves and their schools.

Students from grade 4th to 9th are eligible for DSSL
Students from Grade 4th to 9th are divided into two categories: 1. Grade 4th to 6th: Category-1 2. Grade 7th to 9th : Category-2

The contest shall be conducted in three stages –

Stage 1 30 min MCQ based written test which will be conducted in your school - Two toppers (one in each category) qualify for stage 2

Stage 2 45 min MCQ based test conducted at a common location in your city Two toppers at state level (one in each category) qualify for Stage 3

Stage 3 30 teams (One each from 29 states and Delhi NCR) will compete in a 6-episode Discovery TV Show to be shot in Mumbai - Top Three winning teams and their School Principals/Teachers win a NASA trip

There will be no Registration Fees or Any other charges for this contest.
Stage 3 related travel and accommodation will be arranged by the Organisers.

Important Dates
Registration process will start from June 15, 2018 and end on September 30, 2018 (both dates included)

The Schools can register for the Contest by filling a registration form available in the welcome kit which will be provided by the organizer or its designated partners.
The registration forms must be completed by the School in all respects. Only the registration forms that are duly signed, stamped and attested by the School authorities will be considered as valid entries to the Contest. The duly filled and stamped registration form shall be handed over by the School’s authorized representative to the organizer or its designated partners.

The registration form which is not duly filled with all the details, the same will be rejected and automatically disqualified. The decision of the organizer in this regard shall be final and binding.

Every Participant at a school level who participates in DSSL would get a Three (3) month online course on BYJU’S – The Learning app worth Rs. 8000 (Rupees Eight Thousand only) for FREE.
Further, At the Stage 1 level, one topper from each grade (i.e. 1(one) student each from Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Class 7, Class 8 and Class 9) will be eligible to get DSSL Branded Schoolbags from BYJU’S.

Winners from Stage 3 of the contest, will get a chance to appear on DSSL TV Show and will also stand a chance to win a paid trip to NASA in Texas, USA as set out above and a cash prize of __________-.

Click here for further information

Monday, 2 July 2018

A-1 Auto Transport Annual Scholarship is Currently Accepting Submissions For 2019

How much is the scholarship?
Three awards worth $1,000, $500, and $250 will be awarded under the A-1 Auto Transport Scholarship every year. The scholarship will be sent directly to the school/university/college’s financial aid office.

Who is eligible?
Any current, full-time, part-time student of an accredited or non-accredited institute, truck driving school or other logistics program, must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 to become eligible. There is no requirement of minimum age.

How do I apply?
To apply for this scholarship, applicants must write an essay/article (of at least 1000 words and may NOT be posted elsewhere on the internet) about a topic related to the site. Some typical topics could be anything related to:

  • auto transportation services
  • shipping cars overseas
  • enclosed car shipping
  • door to door vehicle transport
  • shipping classic cars
  • motorcycle shipping
  • freight shipping
  • moving long distance
  • moving internationally

Applications will be taken on a rolling basis. Email your essay/article to: scholarships@a1autotransport.com along with your full name, contact information, and school you will be attending.

Important dates:
Last date to apply for the scholarship program is March 10, 2019.

Click here for further information

Tuesday, 8 May 2018

Vidyadhan Scholarship Program from Sarojini Damodaran Foundation supports the college education of meritorious students from economically challenged families. The students are selected after completion of 10th grade / SSLC through a rigorous selection process. Currently Vidyadhan program has around 1500 students across the following states: Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Padesh and Telanagana.

Those selected will be eligible for two year scholarship from the Foundation. If they continue to do well, they will be given scholarship for pursuing any degree course of their interest; these scholarships are directly through the foundation or external sponsors who have registered with the Foundation. The scholarship amount for graduation courses varies from Rs 10,000 to Rs 60,000 per year depending on the course and duration. The selected students will be required to attend the mentoring programs from the Foundation.

Meritorious students from economically challenged families who have secured A plus, A grades in SSLC examination. Annual income should be less than 2 lakhs.

Last Date: 10 June 2018

Visit http://vidyadhan.org for further information and apply online


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