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AKANKSHA Scholarship 2017

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open24-Jan-2018
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AwardScholarships worth INR 1.25 Cr
Eligibility1st year students pursuing graduation or post graduation (only professional courses)
RegionAll India
Scholarship provider contact details

Stellar IT Park C-25, No.8,9 & 10 Tower - I, Ground floor, Sector 62, Noida, Uttar Pradesh 201301. Phone:+91 8527484563 Email:

What is AKANKSHA Scholarship 2017?

AKANKSHA Scholarship 2017 invites applications from students pursuing professional undergraduate and postgraduate courses. The key objective of the scheme is to support meritorious underprivileged students to attain higher education in their chosen fields of study and also, to enable them to avail enhanced livelihood and better career opportunities for themselves and their families. 

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

To be eligible for the scholarship, an applicant must -

  • Be meritorious
  • Have secured a seat for any of the applicable courses at UGC/NAAC approved institutes or colleges. 
  • Be entering the first year of following undergraduate and postgraduate courses -
    • B.Tech 
    • MBBS
    • Paramedics
    • CS/CA/ICWA
    • LLB
    • BBA
    • Mass Communication
    • Hotel Management 
    • MBA
    • M.Tech

Income Criteria:

  • Families whose family income is up to INR 5 Lac would be eligible under the scheme.
  • In exceptional cases, where students having manifested exemplary performance in academics, exceptions could be made in awarding scholarship provided their annual income falls within the bracket of INR 5-8 Lac.
  • A couple of meritorious students securing admissions in Ivy League colleges could also be considered.

How can you apply ?

Eligible candidates can apply for the scholarship through the following steps -
Step 1: Go to link and click on 'Apply Now'
Step 2: Login/Register using Facebook, Google Plus or Email account. 
Step 3: Once signed in, click on 'Start Application' to start filling the form. 
Step 4: Fill in all the details and upload the documents required.
Step 5: Finally, click on 'Submit'.

Note: On successful completion of Online Application Process, the applicants will receive a confirmation email/SMS on their registered email id/mobile number. They can also track the application status by logging into their accounts.

Terms and Conditions

Award Details

  • INR 50,000 per annum per scholar

Selection Procedure

The selection process for the scholarship involves two stages -
Stage 1: Scrutiny of online applications. 
Stage 2: Telephonic Interview. 

Applicants will be selected on the basis of -

  • Rank secured in the last competitive exam taken 
  • Family income
  • Geographical location


  • Employee ID proof [if applicable]
  • Income proof
  • Adhaar card
  • Proof of rank in competitive examination

Note: Anyone who is a ward of an employee or any third party associate, who fulfills the eligibility criteria can apply for the scholarship.

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