Kiran Girls Scholarship Program 2017-18
Persistent Foundation is delighted to invite applications for the Kiran Girls Scholarship Program. The Scholarship is worth Rs.40,000/- per year till the completion of B.E/B.Tech in Computer Science/Information Technology, MSc Computer Science/ Bioinformatics/ MCA.
First year engineering girls pursuing Computer Science/ Information Technology course with 70% marks in 10th and 12th standard
Students who have taken admission to Direct second year engineering after Diploma with 70% marks in 10th and 60% marks in final year.
First year MSc Bioinformatics, MSc Computer Science and Master of Computer Application [MCA] girls with 70% marks in 12th and 60% in graduation
The candidate is pursuing the course mentioned above in a college within Pune District | Nagpur District | Goa | Hyderabad City | Bangalore City
Annual family income is less than INR 5.00 lakhs
Scholarship amount is decided on the fee structure of the Engineering colleges. Currently we provide maximum INR 40,000/- per year to each girl, till the completion of the education (maximum 4 years). We take a review of fee structure every three years and revise the amount.
Application & Selection Procedure :
** For 1st year students: Fill up the application form & commit the same on or before 12th August 2017.
** For Direct 2nd year students: Fill up the application form & commit the same on or before 5th September 2017.
** Shortlisted candidates will be called for first round of test/interviews.
** Shortlisted candidates from the first round of test/interviews will be called for second round of interviews.
** Final list of selected candidates will be declared.
Continuation of scholarship is subject to:
** Achievement of 55% of marks without any backlog by the candidate for the previous year.
** Attendance to training & mentoring programs organized by Persistent Foundation which is mandatory.
We start the registration process after the first year Engineering admissions are completed. Normally admissions are completed in the month of August when we start the announcement and registration.
We use connects of Persistent recruitment team to reach out to all colleges. We also conduct a meeting of first year class teachers to announce the scheme. Posters of the scheme are also circulated in the colleges. Eligible girls apply on-line on Foundation website.
Additional help to Scholarship Girls:
A mentoring program helps the girls for the overall career development. Under this program, some group activities are arranged in which experts guide these girls about the studies and career development.
Also soft skill development workshops are arranged. Efforts are made to provide a mentor to each girl during the scholarship period.
In case of any queries feel free to write to PoC – firstname.lastname@example.org
Application Deadline : 5th September 2017
Website : http://www.persistentfoundation.org/girls-scholarship
Scholarship Policy : http://www.persistentfoundation.org/sites/foundation/Girls-Scholarship-Program-Policy.pdf