GEV Memorial Merit Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship initiated by the GEV Scholarship Fund Trust in the memory of the 13th Attorney General of India, Late Dr. Goolam E. Vahanvati. Started with the aim to provide financial assistance to meritorious students, this scholarship is for law aspirants who are pursuing legal education at undergraduate or postgraduate level. Under GEV memorial merit scholarship program, the selected candidates become eligible to get a scholarship amount of up to INR 2 Lakh, receive guidance from top law professionals and several other benefits. Moreover, the students need to go through a selection process in order to avail the scholarship benefits.
Who are the candidates eligible for the GEV memorial merit scholarship? When and how can an eligible student apply for this law scholarship? What kind of benefits are disbursed under this scholarship program? The answers to all these questions have been covered in this article to arm students with the necessary information to secure funding for their law education.
Before we get into the details of GEV memorial merit scholarship, take a look at its overview as highlighted in the table given below.
|1.||Scholarship name||GEV Memorial Merit Scholarship|
|2.||Provider info||GEV Scholarship Fund Trust|
|3.||Place of study||A recognised law institute in India|
|4.||Level of study||UG & PG level|
|5.||Scholarship amount||Up to INR 2 Lakh|
|6.||Number of scholarships||Not specified|
|7.||Scholarship timeline*||15th February 2021 to 07th March 2021|
|8.||Application procedure||Online through Buddy4Study web portal|
* The scholarship timeline mentioned above is applicable for the academic year 2020-21 and subject to change as per the discretion of the scholarship provider.
The application period for this merit-based scholarship runs in two phases. While the first phase of application process ends in the month of May, the second phase application process ends in the month of August. Having the application process in two phases helps those students who may take the law entrance exams post the first deadline that falls in May. For more clarity, the timeline of this law scholarship for the year 2020 has been explained in the table given below.
|1.||Opening date of application for GEV memorial merit scholarship||15 February 2021|
|2.||Phase-I deadline of the application||07 March 2021|
|3.||Phase-II deadline of the application||To be specified|
* The dates mentioned above may change as per the directive of the scholarship provider.
To be eligible to apply for this law scholarship, the interested candidates need to fulfil some eligibility conditions laid down by the scholarship provider. The candidates having displayed their merit as well as financial needs are considered eligible for this scholarship. Also, the students must be law aspirants pursuing law degrees from a recognised institution in India. Furthermore, the key eligibility conditions that a student needs to fulfil include –
The application process of GEV memorial merit scholarship is quite easy and simple. The students need to complete their application process online, which prevents any hassle on their part. Given below is a step-by-step description of the application process of this law scholarship.
Step 1: As a first step, an applicant needs to visit the official page of GEV merit scholarship.
Step 2: Now, the applicant needs to read all the details carefully and click on the ‘Apply Now’ button under the ‘How can you apply?’ section.
Step 3: Register yourself with Buddy4Study by creating a Buddy4Study account using Facebook/Google Plus/Email account and then, login to the application page.
Step 4: After logging in, the candidate will be redirected to the application instruction page. Read the instructions and click on the ‘Start Application’ button.
Step 5: The applicants must fill in all the necessary details in the application form and upload the required documents to complete the form.
Step 6: After making sure that the information filled in the form is correct, the student must submit the scholarship application form.
Note: Upon the successful submission of the application form, the applicants receive a confirmation email/SMS on their registered email id or mobile number. The applicants can also track the status of their application by logging into their account.
There are a few important documents that candidates need to upload while filling the scholarship application form. Find below the list of important documents to be submitted with the form to complete it.
Under this merit-based scholarship, the successful candidates are awarded financial assistance which covers the yearly tuition fees and other academic expenses of the students. Given below is a detailed description of the rewards that each scholar receives through this scholarship.
Under the selection process of this law scholarship, all the applications submitted by the applicants are reviewed and shortlisted on the basis of eligibility criteria of the GEV merit scholarship. Highlighted below are the steps of the selection process.
In case of any further query regarding the GEV scholarship, the applicants can contact through email to Dr. Goolam E. Vahanvati Scholarship Fund.
Email Id: firstname.lastname@example.org
Address: Dr. Goolam E. Vahanvati Scholarship Fund
115, 11th Floor, Maker Chambers VI,
Nariman Point Mumbai 400 021.
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