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    Finding Your Best-Fit Scholarship: Things You Should Know

    By Team Careers360
    27 Sep'22  3 min read
    Finding Your Best-Fit Scholarship: Things You Should Know
    Synopsis

    To throw light on the different types of scholarships for students, how to search and apply, important documents, and much more, Careers360 recently hosted a webinar with Ashish Jha, Chief Content Strategist, Buddy4Study.com, India’s largest scholarship listing portal. Here are some excerpts from the session you would not want to miss.

    Finding Your Best-Fit Scholarship: Things You Should Know
    Synopsis

    To throw light on the different types of scholarships for students, how to search and apply, important documents, and much more, Careers360 recently hosted a webinar with Ashish Jha, Chief Content Strategist, Buddy4Study.com, India’s largest scholarship listing portal. Here are some excerpts from the session you would not want to miss.

    Once students decide which professional course they want to choose and where to move in their career, the next step is to overcome the financial challenges they might face. This is where scholarships for students come in. In India, scholarships for students worth more than Rs 25,000 cr, offered by the government, corporates, NGOs, and individual donors, are available.

    Where To Look For Information

    It is important to understand where to find scholarships for students that are helpful for you. The biggest scholarship portal in India is the National Scholarship Portal (NSP), managed by the central government, including all centrally-funded scholarships’ information. It also includes scholarships from AICTE, UGC, and state funds.

    Key Steps For NSP | Registration > Login > Application > Form Filling > Documents Upload > Final Submission

    You can also get information on scholarships for students on state portals, Buddy4Study, etc.

    Also Read | Student Scholarships, Financial-Aid In Karnataka, Telangana: A Ready Reckoner

    List Of State Scholarships

    Here is a list of various state scholarships for students.

    State

    Scholarships For Students

    Scholarships for Uttar Pradesh

    UP Scholarship

    Scholarships for Maharashtra

    Mahadbt

    Post Matric Scholarships disbursements through ePass

    Epass Scholarship

    Jnanabhumi Online Portal of Government of Andhra Pradesh

    Jnanabhumi

    Scholarship Portal of Jharkhand

    E Kalyan Scholarship

    Government of Madhya Pradesh

    MP Scholarship

    Karnataka Education Board

    Epass Karnataka Scholarship

    Telangana Government

    Telangana Epass

    Government of Punjab

    Punjab Scholarship

    Government of Kerala

    E Grantz

    Minorities under Government of Karnataka

    Gokdom


    Also Read | Student Scholarships, Financial-Aid In Tamil Nadu, Kerala: A Handbook

    Types Of Scholarships

    The different types of scholarships for students to avail:-

    • State Sponsored: Types of scholarships sponsored by the government
    • Corporate Sponsored: Sponsored by private companies
    • Merit-based: Based on the marks scored by the student

    Means-based: Based on family income.

    Talent-based: Based on sports, arts, etc. are

    • Special Class Scholarships: girls, specially-abled, category-based, profession-based, department-specific
    • Class-based: Pre-matric, post-matric, graduation, PG, Ph.D., fellowship, etc scholarships for students

    scholarships for students, student scholarships in india, scholarship in india, types of scholarships, state scholarship listStudents Can Avail Different Types Of Scholarships

    Some examples of scholarships for students provided to Indians are-

    • GSK Scholars Programme 2022-23: Student scholarships in India provided by GlaxoSmithKline to MBBS students
    • Kotak Kanya Scholarship 2022: provided by Kotak Mahindra Group to underprivileged girls pursuing professional UG courses.
    • Schaeffler India Hope Engineering Scholarship 2022-23: provided by Schaeffler India to economically weak students pursuing UG in engineering.
    • Colgate Scholarship: provided by Colgate-Palmolive to economically weak students pursuing PCB/PCM in class 11 and class 12.
    • BYPL Sashakt Scholarship 2022-23: Scholarship in India provided by BSES Yamuna Power Limited to EWS students studying in UG programmes in Delhi.
    • HDFC Badhte Kadam Scholarship: provided by HDFC to EWS students in classes 11, 12, UG courses, PG courses, diploma/ITI, vocational courses, or students taking coaching for professional courses.
    • SBI Asha Scholarship Programme: Scholarship in India provided by SBI to EWS students from classes 6 to 12.
    • Saksham Scholarship Program for Driver’s Children: Student scholarships in India provided by Mahindra Finance to support children of the drivers’ community.

    List Of Required Documents

    The commonly required documents needed for scholarships for students are:-

    • Identity proof
    • Address proof
    • Family income proof
    • Academic certificates/degrees/marksheets
    • Bank account proof
    • Current academic year fee receipt
    • Photograph of applicant

    Student scholarships in India especially ask for these documents:-

    • Age proof
    • Category certificate
    • Disability certificate
    • Domicile certificate
    • Driving license
    • Crisis document

    Also Read | 10 Scholarships For Class 12 Students

    Myths About Scholarships

    Some myths about scholarships for students you must be aware of are:-

    • You can only seek a scholarship via your current institution.
    • The scholarship application is a time taking process.
    • Scholarships are only available for EWS category students.
    • You can only t apply for one scholarship in India at a time.
    • Only students with high academic achievements get scholarships.
    • Arranging documents for scholarships for students' applications is a tough task.

    Also Read | Scholarships From Class 11 Till Post Graduation Onwards

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