HDFC Bank Parivartan’s ECS Scholarship 2021-22 is a distinctive scholarship programme offered by the HDFC Bank to support the meritorious and needy students coming from underprivileged sections of the society. Under this scholarship, the students from Class 6 to those pursuing UG and PG courses are provided with financial assistance of up to INR 75,000. The key objective of this HDFC scholarship is to support students who are unable to bear the cost of education and are at a risk of dropping out due to a personal/family crisis or any other financial problem.
Who all are eligible to apply for HDFC Bank Parivartan’s ECS Scholarship? What is the application process? When is the last date to apply for this scholarship? What kind of financial assistance is being offered under this HDFC Scholarship? What documents are required to apply for this scholarship? How will the scholars be selected? Read this article further to get answers to all these questions.
The HDFC Bank has introduced its dedicated scholarship with the name of ‘HDFC Bank Parivartan’s ECS Scholarship’ as part of its flagship programme – Education Crisis Scholarship (ECS). The scholarship is meant to support meritorious and needy students studying in Class 6 to UG/PG level. The programme comprises six different types of scholarships which are given after considering the applicant’s personal/family crisis (need-based) or any other financial problem (merit-cum-means based). The six scholarships include –
Furthermore, the table below provides a detailed overview of this HDFC scholarship for your reference.
HDFC Bank Parivartan’s ECS Scholarship – Overview
|Name of the Scholarship||HDFC Bank Parivartan’s ECS Scholarship|
|Provider Detail||HDFC Bank|
|Scholarship Type||Merit-cum-Means based |
|Scholarship Category||In School Programme |
Beyond School Programme
Professional Education Programme
|Eligibility||Students pursuing Class 6 to UG and PG course level studies|
|Scholarship Award||Up to INR 75,000|
|Application Timeline*||Between March and July|
|Application Mode||Online through Buddy4Study portal|
*The application timeline mentioned above is tentative and may change on the discretion of the provider.
The applications for HDFC scholarship offered under the ECS programme usually open in the March and continue till July. For the year 2021, the last date to apply for HDFC Bank Parivartan’s ECS Scholarship is 31st July 2021. The students who find themselves eligible for this scholarship can apply for it before the last date of application.
The candidates who wish to avail the benefits of this scholarship scheme must fulfill certain eligibility conditions. Find below the details of those conditions that determine who can apply for this HDFC scholarship.
The students who fulfil the set eligibility conditions and qualify the selection criteria are provided with a financial support of up to INR 75,000 for their further studies. The amount of scholarship may vary based on your current academic qualification. The table below provides a detailed insight about the amount of financial assistance given under each HDFC scholarship.
HDFC Bank Parivartan’s ECS Scholarship – Award Details
|S.No.||Scholarship Name||Scholarship Amount|
|1.||HDFC Bank Parivartan’s ECS Scholarship in School Programme (Merit-Cum-Means Based)||Up to INR 35,000|
|2.||HDFC Bank Parivartan’s ECS Scholarship Beyond School Programme (Merit-Cum-Means Based)||Up to INR 45,000|
|3.||HDFC Bank Parivartan’s ECS Scholarship Professional Education Programme (Merit-Cum-Means Based)||Up to INR 75,000|
|4.||HDFC Bank Parivartan’s ECS Scholarship in School Programme (Need Based)||Up to INR 35,000|
|5.||HDFC Bank Parivartan’s ECS Scholarship Beyond School Programme (Need Based)||Up to INR 45,000|
|6.||HDFC Bank Parivartan’s ECS Scholarship Professional Education Programme (Need Based)||Up to INR 75,000|
If you fulfil the eligibility criteria set by the provider, you can apply for this HDFC scholarship online through the Buddy4Study portal. The key steps that you must follow to apply for HDFC Bank Parivartan’s ECS Scholarship include –
Step 1: Visit the official scholarship page.
Step 2: Read all the details carefully and click on the ‘Apply Now’ button of the respective scholarship.
Step 3: Login to Buddy4Study using registered ID to land onto the ‘Online Application Form Page’. If not registered, please register using Email/Mobile/Facebook/Gmail account.
Step 4: The application instruction page will open. Click on the ‘Start Application’ button.
Step 5: Fill in all required details in the scholarship application form.
Step 6: Upload all relevant documents.
Step 7: Accept the ‘Terms and Conditions’ and click on the ‘Preview’ button to check if all the details filled are correctly showing or not.
Step 8: If all the details in the preview are correct, click on the ‘Submit’ button to complete the application.
While applying for any of the merit-cum-means based or need based HDFC scholarships, the students are required to upload certain documents in support of their application. These documents are generally related to your academic qualification, identity proof, income proof/crisis proof and bank account details. The key documents required for HDFC Bank Parivartan’s ECS Scholarship include the following.
*The documents required for different crisis cases include –
|Death of earning family member||Death Certificate|
|Job loss in the family||Letter from the organization stating that the person has lost the job|
|Self-employment failure||An affidavit from Notary stating your self-employment failure|
|Expenditure on medical treatment/critical illness||Medical report/prescription from the doctor stating the illness|
|Covid-19 affected||Covid-19 test report/any other document which proves that the person is affected by Covid-19|
|Natural disasters||Document issued by the government authorities stating that the person is affected by a natural disaster|
Mere fulfilment of the eligibility criteria does not guarantee your selection for the scholarship. The students are also required to qualify different stages of the selection process. The selection for HDFC Bank Parivartan’s ECS Scholarship involves selection at the following stages –
In case of any query or problem regarding the scholarship, the candidates can feel free to call or write on the number/email mentioned below.
Phone No. – 011-430-92248 (Ext: 116)
Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
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