Applications open for a scholarship of Rs 65000 to pursue graduate studies in medicine and engineering

Lotus Petal Foundation, a Gurugram-based NGO, has called for applications for the second Winnie Sun scholarship program for aspiring female students, especially from the weaker economic section, who wish to pursue graduate studies in the fields of medicine, engineering, nursing and pharmacy. The deadline to apply for the scholarship program is until January 31.

As part of the scholarship, the foundation will provide financial assistance to female students from families with a combined family income of less than five lakh per year. A scholarship of up to Rs 65,000 per year will be awarded to the student for the duration of the university course to cover the student’s expenses which will include fees, living expenses and travel.

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Winnie Sun Scholarship: Eligibility

Applicants over the age of 18 can register on the official website.

To be eligible for this scholarship, students in the unqualified category must have passed grades 10 and 12 with at least 70 percent from a recognized state or central council, while students in the reserved category ( SC, ST and OBC) must have received 60 percent in grades 10 and 12.

Winnie Sun scholarship: how to apply?

Step 1. Carefully read all of the terms and conditions.

Step 2. Make sure you meet all the criteria mentioned and accept them.

Step 3. Fill in all the required details. And upload the required documents.

Step 4. Submit the application form. An incomplete application file will not be accepted.

Step 5. After submission, you will receive an application submission confirmation on your email id. Save the confirmation for future communication.

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The scholarship will be provided to students who have obtained or are considering admission to any government college of medicine (MBBS / BDS), engineering, nursing, and pharmacy recognized by the central or national academic department.

Last year, 25 academics were selected from eight states out of 138 applicants for the three professional courses in engineering, medicine and allied disciplines. This scholarship has helped students gain admission to top universities such as Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Birla Institute of Technology and Indian Maritime University , among others, says the foundation.

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