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Sasakawa India Leprosy Foundation Nursing Scholarship Programme 2018

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open30-May-2018
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AwardUp to INR 88,000 (Including Tuition fees, Accommodation, Mess) per year
EligibilityGirls who want to pursue B.Sc (Basic Nursing)
RegionAll India
Scholarship provider contact details

Sasakawa-India Leprosy Foundation
S-260, First Floor, Panchsheel Park, New Delhi-110017
Tel No +91-11-26013439, 
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What is Sasakawa India Leprosy Foundation Nursing Scholarship Programme 2018?

Sasakawa India Leprosy Foundation Nursing Scholarship Programme 2018 is a scholarship given to girl students who want to pursue B.Sc (Basic Nursing). The scholarship will be available only for Institutes recognized by Indian Nursing Council. 

Who is offering this scholarship ?

Sasakawa India Leprosy Foundation (S-ILF) is offering this scholarship with an objective to provide financial support for girl students residing in self-settled leprosy colonies for pursuing nursing studies only in B.Sc. Nursing.

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

  • Candidate must have completed Class 10+2 from a recognized school with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English.
  • Candidates who are in the first year of their studies/ courses in the academic year 2018-19 are eligible.
  • One of the parents of the candidate must have had leprosy and must be residing in a self-settled leprosy colony.
  • The age of the candidate must not be less than 17 years of age.

How can you apply ?

Procedure to apply for the scholarship:

Step 1: Download the application form.
Step 2: Fill in all the details.
Step 3: Attach all the required documents.
Step 4: Send the application form by post at the address given below:
Sasakawa India Leprosy Foundation
S-260, First Floor,
Panchsheel Park, New Delhi-110017
Tel No +91-11-26013439

What are the benefits ?

  • Sasakawa India Leprosy Foundation (S-ILF) will pay for the tuition fees, admission fee, mess fee and boarding/ hostel expenses to the institutes directly. 
  • Per year financial will be provided of INR 88000 to each scholar. This also includes a stipend of INR 1000 per month. 
  • The total scholarship will be provided to each scholar for four years course including Tuition, Hostel, Mess fees etc. and personal maintenance of up to INR 4,00,000

NOTE: If fees of the college are more than 400000 then a student has to make arrangements to pay for that additional amount to the college.

What are the selection criteria ?

  • The eligible candidates will be listed in the order of the set criteria of merit in the last Board examination.
  • Top 10 candidates will be selected for the scholarship by a selection committee.

Terms and Conditions

  • If in case, a candidate decides not to avail the scholarship or fails to secure the admission for a professional course in a government recognized institution, then the next candidate in line will get the scholarship.
  • This scholarship is completely free as it S-ILF does not ask for any security deposit from the candidates.

What are the documents required for the Sasakawa India Leprosy Foundation Nursing Scholarship Programme 2018 ?

  • 3 Passport size photographs
  • Birth certificate 
  • Pass certificate
  • Marksheets of Class 10, 12 and Graduation (If applying for Masters course)
  • Leprosy certificate of parents 
  • A reference letter from the colony leader certifying that the candidate is a resident of the colony and is the only candidate from their family.

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