R D Sethna India Scholarship

Merit Based Scholarship | Scholarship Provided by : R D Sethna Trust

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R D Sethna Scholarship, one of the oldest and best known scholarship programme was initiated after the death of Mr R D Sethna, Indian Philanthropist in 1938 assisting outstanding and deserving students of all communities.Loan scholarships are granted to enable students to undertake scientific, technical, industrial or commercial studies in India and overseas on the condition that they are repayable with interest in terms of the agreement and other documents required to be entered into and executed by applicants and their male guarantors.   All Applications should be made on the prescribed Form, which can be obtained on request from the Trust office. No Forms will be sent to intending applicants by post, unless the request is accompanied by payment of Rs.50/- either by a Postal Order or by demand draft in favour o... Read more »

Scholarship application closes on
May 31, 2017
Scholarship provided type
Trust
Number of scholarships offered
Varies per year
Study Level
Undergraduate
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Scholarship Details

Every applicant who is granted a loan scholarship of a sum of Rs.10,000/- or more to undertake studies in India or overseas is required, after such grant but before any payment is made, to effect an Endowment Life Insurance policy for a sum equivalent to or in excess of the loan scholarship on his life with an Insurance Company for a period of not more than 20 years. An existing insurance policy could be assigned to the Trustees if it covers the loan amount.

Requirements

Eligibility Criteria

Only those applicants who have passed at least the Secondary School Certificate examination or other equivalent examination and who have secured not less than 50% of the total marks in the last examination given by them prior to the making of the applications are eligible to apply for a loan scholarship.Only those applicants who have passed at least the Secondary School Certificate examination or other equivalent examination and who have secured not less than 50% of the total marks in the last examination given by them prior to the making of the applications are eligible to apply for a loan scholarship.
Parental Income Criteria Category Criteria
More than Rs.180,000 General Category

Examination Criteria

Scholarship Qualification Minimum Requirement
12th standard 50.00%

Application

Application Process

  • Loan scholarships are granted to enable students to undertake scientific, technical, industrial or commercial studies in India and overseas on the condition that they are repayable with interest in terms of the agreement and other documents required to be entered into and executed by applicants and their male guarantors.
  • All Applications should be made on the prescribed Form, which can be obtained on request from the Trust office. No Forms will be sent to intending applicants by post, unless the request is accompanied by payment of Rs.50/- either by a Postal Order or by demand draft in favour of R D Sethna Scholarship Fund. Applicants must also send a self addressed Rs.10/- stamped envelope of size: 23 cm x 10 cm. Applicants must indicate whether the Form is required for studies in India or overseas.
  • Applications for loan scholarships are invited by the Trust from 1st April each year. The last date for receiving applications for overseas studies is 31 May and for local studies is 31st August each year. Only successful applicants will be informed of the grant, and no intimation will be given to unsuccessful applicants.

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Contact Info

Esplanade House, 29 Hazarimal,
Somani Marg, Fort, Mumbai-400 001.,
Mumbai 400001 India
Phone: +91-22-2207-7044