B.D. Bangur Educational Loan Scholarships for Indian Students

Merit Based Scholarship | Scholarship Provided by : B.D. Bangur Endowment, Kolkata

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The B.D. Bangur Endowment Educational Scholarships for Indian Universities are merit based scholarships provided by B.D. Bangur Endowment. The number of scholarships offered varies each year. Undergraduate/postgraduate students interested in several fields of study including Architecture, Art & Design, Medicine, Business Management, Computer Science & Information Technology at one of the IITs / IIMs or has admission to an institution abroad can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship provided type
Trust
Number of scholarships offered
Varies per year
Study Level
Postgraduate / Undergraduate
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Scholarship Details

The scholarship is applicable to students from India for studies in one of the IITs / IIMs or has admission to an institution abroad i.e in United States of America, Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Singapore and Canada. An amount of up to Rs. 100000 is awarded to the students. The number of scholarships offered varies each year.
  • The sum provided would be sufficient to enable a candidate to meet initial travel and term expenses
  • The student is expected to raise funds from other sources, such as University Scholarship, Fellowship, teaching assistantship or campus jobs.

Requirements

Eligibility Criteria

Students can apply irrespective of their gender and they should be less than 35 years of age.
  • Applicants should be able to establish genuine financial need
  • If they are in the normal academic disciplines, they should be graduates with a consistent academic record of distinction from an Indian university of recognised standing
  • Those in the final year of a degree course would also be eligible. However, selection is  subject to a good performance in the final degree examination
  • In exceptional cases, loan scholarships may be given for undergraduate studies if the course, deemed otherwise appropriate to the Endowment's objective, is not available in India
  • Students should be able to communicate fluently in English
  • At the time of applying for the loan scholarship, students should have applied for admission to a university.

Less than 35 years

Age Criteria

Male / Female

Gender Criteria

Application

Application Process

  • Advertisements will placed in the leading newspapers and relevant magazines inviting applications for a particular year
  • Request for application forms should be sent to the office of Endowment at Kolkata along with the following:
    • Bio-data outlining academic background including subjects offered and Class obtained in each final examination
    • Evidence of admission (if available)
    • Proof of date of birth (copy)
    • Details of available financial support
    • Score sheets of the Qualifying Examinations like GRE, GMAT, TOEFL, etc. (copy)
    • A Postal Order of Rs.50/- towards cost of brochure, application form and courier charges.
  • The candidate is required to answer all questions in detail. No columns should be left blank
  • Letters from referees, with their name & address should be enclosed
  • The Application Form will have to be signed by:
    • The candidate
    • Candidate’s father/mother/guardian
    • The person who will guarantee the regular payment of the insurance premium and repayment of the loan
  • The Application Form must reach the office of the Endowment on or before the specified date.

Additional Information

Students should be able to describe thoughtful and coherent educational and career plans. Preference is given to people who intend on studying subjects of developmental relevance. They should have a record of extra-curricular interests and achievements. Students should demonstrate the potential to achieve their goals in a foreign academic environment.

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Contact Info

31, Chowringhee Road, Kolkata,
Kolkata 700 016
Phone: +91-98308-50150 , +91-33-4002-9662