H.H Dalai Lama-Sasakawa Scholarship 2019-20

Published: Monday May 06, 2019 16:53

Sasakawa India Leprosy Foundation (SILF) invites applications for H.H Dalai Lama-Sasakawa Scholarship 2019-20 to financially support students residing in self-settled leprosy colonies for pursuing higher professional studies. The scholarship will be given for pursuing professional Masters, Bachelors and Diploma courses. The scholarship will be available only for courses offered by Government recognized institutions. The selected students will receive a monthly stipend, tuition fees and other benefits. SILF will support up to 25 students this academic year.

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

To be eligible, an applicant must:

   1. Have at least one parent who has leprosy and must be residing in a self-settled leprosy colony
   2. Be admitted to professional courses at Government recognized institutions (students enrolled in non-professional courses are not eligible) 
   3. Have completed Senior Secondary (10+2) education
   4. Be a first-year student beginning his/her studies/course in the academic year 2019-20
   5. Belong to Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh or Delhi to avail the scholarship
   6. Not have availed scholarships from other organizations/individuals
   7. Be less than 17 years at the time of application
   8. Have completed the previous course in the year 2017, 2018 or 2019 

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