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16/11/2017
Gunsheen Kaur

Nov-Dec 2017 Edition: Scholarships to pursue higher education in the field of science and technology

In the current scenario, there is a pressing need to cater to worldwide issues and troubles through the means of science and technology. Therefore, advancement in the said fields has become the need of the hour.

With the objective in mind, providing financial aid to intellectual, young ...

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15/11/2017
Manmath Nayak

Do's and don'ts of applying for scholarships

Scholarships can work as a game changer for students in transforming their academic and professional lives. It comes in different categories, but most of them have a similar application process. If you know some general guidelines for scholarship applications, it can make the process seem a lot l...

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15/11/2017
Ashutosh Burnwal

Scholarship as CSR initiative: Benefits and challenges

There is no dearth of young talent in India, however, due to lack of financial support, lakhs of students are unable to pursue their interest and talent. They drop-out from formal education system due to varied reasons, bringing the higher education GER in India down to 22.

Post 1 April...

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15/11/2017
Manmath Nayak

Odisha CM gives the perfect gift on Children's Day

For the development of Odia language and encouraging students’ interest towards the language, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday announced Rs 5,000 scholarship for 10 students of each block for scoring good marks in the language. He also announced Rs 5,000 scholarship each for a...

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14/11/2017
Manmath Nayak

Indian educational institutions aren't disabled-friendly

Despite having so many higher educational institutions across the country, not even one per cent of Indian educational institutions is user-friendly for disabled persons, participants at the National Convention of Youth with Disabilities (NCYD) have observed on Monday.

“Fifty per ...

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14/11/2017
Manmath Nayak

Remembering Jawaharlal Nehru on Children's Day

To commemorate the birth anniversary of India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, Children’s Day is celebrated on November 14 every year in the country.

Various events and activities are organized throughout the day in recognition of his lifelong passion and work for th...

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13/11/2017
Manmath Nayak

Over 123 institutes to lose university tag from their names

University Grants Commission (UGC) has on November 10 issued a notice to 123 deemed-to-be universities in the country, asking them to refrain from using the word “university” in their names, failing which stringent action will be taken against the institution.

“The ins...

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13/11/2017
Manmath Nayak

National Testing Agency will now conduct entrance tests for higher educational institutions

With an objective to relieve CBSE, AICTE, IITs, IIMs and other agencies from the responsibility of conducting entrance examinations, the Union Cabinet on Friday approved a proposal for the creation of a National Testing Agency (NTA) to conduct entrance examinations for higher educational institut...

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11/11/2017
Manmath Nayak

International Education Fair opens window of opportunities for Indian students

To bring educational opportunities to doorsteps of students in India, over 34 international universities from 16 countries presented their courses, details about visa processing and scholarships at an International Education Fair in New Delhi on Thursday.

“Over 34 world-class univ...

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11/11/2017
Manmath Nayak

Reminiscing Maulana Abul Kalam Azad on National Education Day

To commemorate the birth anniversary of India's first education minister Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, November 11 is celebrated as the National Education Day in the country since 2008.

The National Education Day was announced on September 11, 2008 by the Ministry of Human Resource Devel...

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09/11/2017
Manmath Nayak

How scholarships impact lives of students

Scholarships, as it is said, not only cover costs of pursuing higher education but change the lives of students as well. From reducing the financial burden of the rising costs of a college education to allowing students to find more time and energy to focus on studies rather than part-time work, ...

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08/11/2017
Manmath Nayak

Education bond from Prince Charles to help 200,000 school students in India

In an effort to improve literacy and numeracy learning levels of over 200,000 primary school students from marginalised communities in Delhi, Gujarat and Rajasthan, Britain's Prince Charles has given his backing to a new development bond for India.

"I hope that through the trus...

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08/11/2017
Devesh Matharia

5 things to do after you win a scholarship

As it is said, victory, it is just the beginning of the journey. So is the case with scholarships. Winning a scholarship is a daunting task. You put in a lot of effort, time, and perseverance to earn a scholarship. You will find a lot of guides, as in real life, telling you what to do to succeed....

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08/11/2017
Manmath Nayak

Transformation of education impossible without the participation of people

Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said that people's participation is very crucial to transforming education in the country and he was happy to find more number of people were contributing on all aspects of 'Digital Education'.

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07/11/2017
Manmath Nayak

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu promotes the idea of teacher over technology

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday exhorted the student community and said education must build their character and promote good conduct in them.

“Education must build character and promote good conduct. There is a need for raising the standards of education and increasing...

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07/11/2017
Manmath Nayak

Over 264 million children worldwide do not have access to education

Over 264 million children and youths across the world don’t have access to basic education, a UNESCO report recently stated.

The UN in its SDG4 aims to provide elementary education to all the children globally by 2030 but the report says that though 83 per cent children go to scho...

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07/11/2017
Manmath Nayak

Minority IAS aspirants to get free coaching soon

To give coaching facilities for candidates of minority communities a big push, Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday said that the Centre has tied up with reputed educational institutions to provide free coaching to minority students taking civil services exams.

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06/11/2017
Manmath Nayak

Operation Digital Blackboard to be a part of every school soon

Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday inaugurated a two-day National Workshop on School Education and said one Operation Digital Blackboard will be there in every school in the next few years.

''Earlier, there was Operation Blackboard and now Oper...

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06/11/2017
Manmath Nayak

Now get a stamp of education on your love for collecting stamps

In an effort to encourage the interest of school children in philately, the Ministry of Communications on Friday launched a pan India scholarship programme.

"Every year we organise stamp design contest on the eve Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru birth anniversary to encourage interest of ch...

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03/11/2017
Manmath Nayak

Education sector needs funding from OECD to achieve SDG4 goals

India on Thursday asked the member countries of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) to fulfil their commitment to enhance funding in education sector to improve the quality of education and lifelong learning opportunities for all.
 
“OECD deve...

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03/11/2017
Manmath Nayak

No correspondence courses for technical education, rules SC

The Supreme Court on Friday ruled that technical education cannot be provided through correspondence courses.

The apex court restrained educational institutions from providing courses in subjects like engineering in the distance education mode.

With its ruling, the top court s...

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02/11/2017
Manmath Nayak

Cabinet approves Bill to amend NCTE Act, 1993

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved a Bill to amend the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) Act, 1993 to grant retrospective recognition to the Central/State/Universities who conduct teacher education courses without NCTE permission.

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02/11/2017
Manmath Nayak

A school in MP where all students are ambidextrous

In a country where parents often encourage kids to write with one hand, but a private school in Madhya Pradesh is making children write with both hands and the school is hugging international limelight for this exception.

Meet the students of Veena Vandini school in Madhya Pradesh who h...

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01/11/2017
Manmath Nayak

MHRD to rank Kendriya Vidyalayas now

In an effort to improve the Kendriya Vidyalayas (KV), the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) announced to rank it's over 1,000 institutes across the country through holding a competition among them. The outcome of this first-of-its-kind initiative by the MHRD will be decl...

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01/11/2017
Manmath Nayak

OBC Quota in NTSE from 2019

Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar approved reservation for students belonging to the other backward classes(OBC) in the National Talent Search Examination, a two-tier rigorous test for selecting meritorious Class X students for scholarships.

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31/10/2017
Manmath Nayak

Madrasas all set for education makeover

To give educational reforms a big thrust, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government has on Monday announced to introduce National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) books in approximately 19,000 Madarasas across the state.

“Madarasa board is p...
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30/10/2017
Manmath Nayak

Azim Premji on improving the standard of education in India

Wipro chairman Azim Premji on Friday said that the government should increase investment in education sector from the 'claimed' 2.5 percent of the GDP and hire quality teachers to improve the standard of education in the country. “The government’s claim of 2.5 percent of ...

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28/10/2017
Shruti Pandey

We have a new website!

Did we make it or did we not?

The cat is out of the bag. We spilled the beans, we couldn't wait for more to tell you about our new website. Buddy4Study is pleased to introduce its website in a completely new flavour. We are more modern,...

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27/10/2017
Devesh Matharia

Ultimate Guide to Minority Scholarships in India - Pre-Matric Scholarships

“The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.”

- Hans Hoffman

Although minority scholarships are abundant in India, access ...
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14/10/2017
Devesh Matharia

Mining Ancient Indian Texts for Knowledge

Event: 6th Mail Today Education Conclave

Venue: Hyatt Regency Hotel, Bikaji Cama Place, New Delhi

Date: 10th October 2017

In the age of fast-forwarding technology where you get to learn everything with just the ...

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14/10/2017
Manmath Nayak

Coverage of the 6th Mail Today Education Conclave

Event: 6th Mail Today Education Conclave

Venue: Hyatt Regency Hotel, Bikaji Cama Place, New Delhi

Date: 10th October 2017

Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development Dr Satyapal Singh on Tuesday said educ...

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26/09/2017
Devesh Kumar

Meet the future women scientists of India

It comes just in time this year! With #Daughter’sDay trending on almost every social channel on 24th of September, it is only perfect that L'Oréal decides to announce the winners of

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23/09/2017
Devesh Kumar

10 things you should know about Dr. Ashima Chatterjee

23 September - 100th Birth Anniversary

23rd of September 2017 marks Dr. Ashima Chatterjee’s birth centenary. While the world of science would always be indebted to her illustrious contributions in the field of studying medicinal properties of plants native to India, the general ...

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08/09/2017
Devesh Kumar

Top 10 Indian Universities in the World University Rankings 2018

World University Rankings 2018

Times Higher Education (THE) has published its globally acclaimed report of World University Rankings for the year 2017-18 enlisting top 1000 institutions worldwide. Every year, THE compiles and publishes this report featuring Universities/Institutes acr...

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05/09/2017
Shruti Pandey

Teachers' Day - Honouring The Guiding Light Of Every Future Generation

Albert Einstein once said, “It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.” A teacher not only brings knowledge to his/her pupil’s life but also the joy of learning and growing to be a responsible citizen of the society. The 5th of Septe...

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02/09/2017
Shruti Pandey

Stay Blessed this Eid-Al-Adha: The Auspicious Feast of Sacrifice

The festival of Eid-Al-Adha is a much-celebrated religious ritual among Muslims worldwide, marking the conclusion of Mecca (Hajj) trip. Popularly known as Greater Eid or the “sacrifice feast”, this festival brings a distinctive opportunity to share and pass on the culinary experiences...

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30/08/2017
Smith

How to Write a College Scholarship Essay?

Getting into college is an exciting and challenging ordeal. There are many things that you would need to take care of in order to have a decent chance at admission. One of the things that you will have to take care of is finances and the best way to get the finances for college is through a schol...

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16/08/2017
Shrudi Johnson

Aiming Higher - Best International Scholarships for Indian Students

Dream big - at school, at college, at work, in life, there is no better way to achieve what you once thought was unattainable. When it comes to studies, aiming higher keeps you motivated to achieve more than you have decided. Success in the field of studies is always the right amount of hard work...

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14/08/2017
Shrudi Johnson

Best Scholarship and Fellowship Options in India for Postgraduates

Considered a population with a high level of understanding, India is a country with innumerable people yearning to gain more knowledge. The hindrance - lack of resources. The process of getting through with school, graduation, and post-graduation itself takes a toll on the finances, which forces ...

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12/08/2017
Shrudi Johnson

Scholarships for Graduates: August-September 2017 Edition

Achievement of any kind - be it academic or extracurricular - pays off eventually. A scholarship is an excellent case in point proving this fact. There are scholarships for students just out of school, for those who have done post graduation and even for those who want to study overseas – t...

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29/07/2017
Shruti Pandey

Challenges in the Indian scholarship system ? How to Overcome Them?

The condition of higher education, in India, has changed tremendously over the years. As compared to the early times, the dropout rate from schools and colleges has reduced considerably. Today, many students are being encouraged to pursue higher education attributing to the enormous financial hel...

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12/07/2017
Shriyanshi Agarwal

Top trending merit scholarships to look for in 2017

Merit scholarship is financial assistance offered to meritorious students, who find it difficult to support their higher studies financially. Such scholarships are awarded, purely based on a student’s performance in their respective field of study.

Various Government and Private o...

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26/06/2017
Chandni Sharma

AIMST 2017- All India Meritorious Scholarship Test

With majority of Examination Boards declaring their Class 10th and 12th results, the students are celebrating the outcome of all the hard work that they have been doing for the entire year. The performance scale for the 2016–17 academic year has been so high that it’s amusing. 

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13/05/2017
Erum Zahera

Mothers Day special- It's time to give back

Mother’s Day – It’s time to give back

#Thank You Maa

Motherhood unwittingly molds us into all we are now, or are – destined to be.

This love is provided unconditionally only by our mothers. She is the one who makes the child c...

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03/05/2017
Bhawana Vats

6 Scholarships to simplify access to international education

Education is most basic and one of the most essential rights of every individual. While we agree on that, there is no denying that travelling, when combined with education, is the best teaching anyone can ever receive. 

Every year, more and more students are opting for internationa...

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22/02/2017
Buddy4study

Empowering women through Fair and Lovely Scholarship program

With a view to empower the women of India through education and career development, Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) laid out the foundation of Fair & Lovely Scholarship in the year 2003. The scholarship program has played a major role in the process of economic empowerment of Women in India....

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21/02/2017
Buddy4study

Upcoming Feb-March Scholarship for Indian and International Students

Grab this opportunity before it is too late with the four best scholarship on www.Buddy4study.com

Opportunities for Indian and International scholarship

Get this golden opportunity right at your footstep

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17/02/2017
Vishal Singh

DITO Foundation: Providing Golden Opportunity for West Bengal Girls to pursue Higher Education

Villages, as well as towns in West Bengal, are still in need of the best education facilities. The education system in Bengal still needs a great boost and especially for girls who drop their study as they have to travel long distances to the nearby village/town where the higher education schools...

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06/02/2017
Ashutosh Burnwal

10 Tips to Prepare for Scholarship's Personal Interview Round

Before Interview:

Congratulations for reaching interview round. This is the most important round between you & the scholarship. Everyone gets nervous at interviews, but careful preparation can help you to break through this nervousness and present yourself calmly and confidently a...

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04/02/2017
Harleen Kaur

Buddy4Study- A Platform to launch & manage Scholarship Programs as a CSR initiative by Corporations

Buddy4Study is India's largest scholarship network which aims to bring affordable education to students with the help of scholarships, so as to increase their employability & strengthen their life-chances.

With its six years of experience, Buddy4Study has achieved an unparallele...

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18/08/2016
Bhawana Vats

Shikshadaan Meritorious Scholarship 2016 Finalist Candidates

We are happy to inform that following students have been selected for the final telephonic interview round of Shikshadaan Meritorious Scholarship Program 2016.

For any query: Contact us on +91 8527484563 or at info@buddy4study.com

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04/08/2016
Bhawana Vats

Scholarship grants for artisitic endeavors

Pursuing arts as a career can often be an expensive affair. In the realm of arts, it takes a while to kick-start your career and find that breakthrough moment that can help you achieve greatness in any particular form of expression. This uncertainty and lack of funds often make students give up t...

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04/08/2016
Ashutosh Burnwal

Scholarship Awareness Campaigns

The rising cost of higher education in India, both in the private as well as the government institutes, is a major cause of worry for Indian parents. Most middle-class families somehow manage to put their children through a decent education by sometimes spending more than half of their pay on the...

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04/08/2016
Buddy4Study

How scholars are making a difference in the society

The one, who knows the difficulties of life, often tries to guide others through the same. At the same time, the ones who know the path to success act as the guiding lights for others who want to venture into the realm of growth and progress. These individuals value their journey and their curren...

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04/08/2016
Buddy4Study

Corporations and Companies Involved in Education Funding

Malcolm X has rightly said, “Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.”

The importance of education is something that most of us comprehend and value. But in recent times, the significance of talented, innovative an...

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04/08/2016
Buddy4Study

Your small contribution can make a big change in someone's life

Have you ever felt the need to escape the monotonous merry-go-round of mediocrity that we live in today? Or have you ever wished that the world was a better place to live in?

Nelson Mandela has rightly said that “As long as poverty, injustice and gross inequality prevail in this w...

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02/08/2016
Nandhini

From Dreaming of Airplanes To Flying High: The Nandhini Story

It’s incredible how hard life still is for women in this ‘progressive’ world we have today. Imagine a bank that says ‘Bank loans available for everyone except women’. How does that even make sense?

Thankfully, we have things like scholarship programs to hel...

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01/08/2016
Shashank Agarwal

Quick and Easy Scholarships

There are certain spots on Buddy4study where you can always find these simple scholarships; you just need to know where to look.

Short on time? (Obviously, who isn’t?)

Actually you deserve it. You’re a hard-working student. You study and, as a result, get good grad...

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23/07/2016
Entrepreneur

THIS STARTUP STEALS THE SHOW

It is said that a lot can happen over coffee and exactly happened during the sixth edition of Startup Kickoff, where investors gave their thump-up to some good ideas. There were startups that were solving the tuition problems, whereas others were providing solutions to math problems. But above al...

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12/07/2016
Ashvin

Top NGOs offering Scholarships

Was your school life fun? Do you think your college life was a blast? Well, if you are one of those kids who consider their educational phase as one which was considerably boring and unworthy, you are taking your life for granted. There are hundreds of students all over the country who have had t...

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04/07/2016
Buddy4Study

Scholarships: Branding or New CSR Initiatives

The world is a complex and interconnected place that we live in. Each and every sector of our lives is connected to the bigger picture in some profound ways. The corporate world is one of these sectors and has an important part to play in the way in which we look at our lives. Corporations and co...

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23/05/2016
Bhawana Vats

Competitive Exams For Further Studies After 12th

Question: List of Competitive Exams For Further Studies After 12th

Answer: Competitive Exams For Further Studies After 12th

Popular Entrance exam details for taking admission in different reputed schools & colleges. These exams are periodic in nature & come every year....

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23/05/2016
Buddy4Study

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR CLASS 10-12 PASSED STUDENTS

Class 10/12 board results are coming out. Now the most critical and crucial time for students to take admissions in bachelors degree programs of various universities & colleges and get Scholarship for engineering students in India. However, this time is also important in...

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15/05/2016
Bhawana Vats

Top scholarship quotes by great people

The scholarship is very important to achieve one’s goal. There are many Indians who got a scholarship to continue their study, for example, Indra Nooyi, Kiran Bedi, Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Girish Karnad, Shyam Benegal, etc. Some famous international celebrities who went to school on scholar...

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11/05/2016
Bhawana Vats

The Importance of Scholarships

A small push can be a giant leap!

Have you ever wanted to do something that you were truly passionate about?

Have you ever had a feeling that by adopting a particular passion, you can change your entire life for good?

Have you ever had an opportunity to get into a pa...

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11/05/2016
Bhawana Vats

Need Based scholarship in India

There are many need based scholarship available for the needy students i.e. the students who are facing financial problems or who don’t have enough money to continue their studies, can apply for these scholarships and can avail the chance to study and to live there dreams.

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22/04/2016
Bhawana Vats

Scholarships for Indian girls & women

'If you educate a man you educate an individual, but if you educate a woman you educate a family (nation)'- African proverb

There are a number of organizations that help women acquire scholarships for quality higher education and pursue their dream...

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