Merck India Charitable Trust (MICT) Scholarship Program – Scholarship of Rs 35,000 for Class 10 passed students

Is there a financial problem that is stopping you to pursue your education after Class 10th? Here is a scholarship opportunity for you! You can get financial assistance up to Rs 35,000 per year till completion of your graduation under Merck India Charitable Trust (MICT) Scholarship.

The scholarship program of Merck India aims to offer financial support to underprivileged students for their higher education. The scholarship is available to students residing and studying in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Thane and Bengaluru. 

What steps you must follow to apply for Merck India Charitable Trust (MICT) Scholarship? By when can students apply for it? Get answers to all these questions in detail by reading this article further. 

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Merck India Charitable Trust (MICT) Scholarship – An Overview

Introduced in the year 2005, the Merck India Charitable Trust (MICT) Scholarship Program has helped many scholars in completing their education and grab employment opportunities in the fields of Engineering, Commerce, Medicine, Science, Nursing and Aviation. Get an overview of the scholarship in the table below. 

Merck India Charitable Trust (MICT) Scholarship – An overview 

ParticularsDetails
Name of the ScholarshipMerck India Charitable Trust (MICT) Scholarship
Provider DetailMerck India
Scholarship TypeMerit-cum-Means
Applicable ForClass 10 passed students
Scholarship AwardINR 35,000 per year till graduation
Application ModeOnline
Application Timeline*Between September and October

*The application timeline mentioned above is tentative and may change on the discretion of the scholarship provider. 

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Merck India Charitable Trust (MICT) Scholarship – Important Dates

When will the applications for MICT Scholarship start? What is the application deadline for this scholarship? By when can a student expect the disbursement of scholarships? Before heading on to know every significant detail related to the scholarship, you must have answers to these questions. The applications for Merck India Charitable Trust (MICT) Scholarship for the academic year 2021-22 have started and will continue till October 31, 2021. Besides this, the dates for aptitude test and interview will be informed to the shortlisted students afterwards.  

Merck India Charitable Trust (MICT) Scholarship – Eligibility Criteria

Each scholarship comes with a pre-defined set of eligibility criteria that students need to fulfil. These conditions are generally based on your academic qualification, academic merit, family income, etc. In order to avail the benefits of Merck India Charitable Trust (MICT) Scholarship, you must fulfil the following eligibility conditions –

  • Students who are currently residing and studying in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Thane and Bengaluru are eligible. 
  • They must have successfully passed Class 10 (SSC) with at least 80% marks in 2021. 
  • Their family income must be less than or equal to INR 20,000 per month. 

Merck India Charitable Trust (MICT) Scholarship – Award Details

The students who fulfil the set eligibility and selection criteria will get a scholarship of INR 35,000 per year till graduation (based on actual receipts of educational expenses).  

Merck India Charitable Trust (MICT) Scholarship – Application Process

If you fit in the eligibility criteria set by the provider, you can go ahead with its application process. The applications for Merck India Charitable Trust (MICT) Scholarship for this academic year can be submitted online only through the Buddy4Study portal. Given below is a step-by-step description of the online application process to make it convenient and hassle-free for you.

Step 1: Visit the official webpage of MICT Scholarship.

Step 2: Read all the details carefully and click on the ‘Apply Now’ button given under the ‘How can you apply?’ section. Registered users need to login to start the application process. However, fresh users need to register first on the portal. 

Step 3: A distinctive page of application instructions will open. Read the instructions carefully and click on the ‘Start Application’ button.

Step 4: An application form will open. Fill in all required details in the application form.

Step 5: Upload all supporting documents.

Step 6: Accept the ‘Terms and Conditions’ and click on the ‘Preview’ button. Check if all the fields filled in the application are correctly showing on the preview screen or not.

Step 7: If every detail in the preview is correct, you can click on the ‘Submit’ button to complete the application process.Scholarship Registration, Get Scholarship Update

Merck India Charitable Trust (MICT) Scholarship – Documents Required

While applying for the Merck India Charitable Trust (MICT) Scholarship, the students need to upload certain documents in support of their application. These documents are generally related to your identity proof, address proof, academic qualification and family income. The key documents that you must upload with MICT scholarship application include –

  • Copy of Class 10 marksheet attested by school/institution principal or any gazetted officer
  • Passport size photograph
  • Income proof/salary slips of last 3 months of all the earning family members attested by respective employers & revenue office/tehsildar or income certificate of the family from revenue office/BPL card/ration card.
  • Proof of permanent residence in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Thane or Bengaluru – (ration card/election card/electricity bill/telephone bill/rent agreement)
  • Bank passbook or cancelled cheque or original letter from the bank clearly stating the following details: 
    • Name of account holder
    • Account number
    • IFSC code
    • Bank & branch name

Merck India Charitable Trust (MICT) Scholarship – Selection Process

Mere fulfilment of the eligibility criteria does not guarantee your selection for the scholarship. The students are required to pass the selection process set by the provider. The selection process for Merck India Charitable Trust (MICT) Scholarship involves a multi-stage process. The key stages of selection include –

  • Initial shortlisting of applications on the basis of merit and financial need.
  • Shortlisted students will be informed within 2- 3 weeks from the last day of application by email or telephone communication.
  • The shortlisted candidates will undergo an aptitude test and face-to-face interview for the final selection.

Merck India Charitable Trust (MICT) Scholarship – Contact Details

In case you have any queries related to Merck India Charitable Trust (MICT) Scholarship, you may contact on the details given below –

Email: merckscholarship@buddy4study.com

Phone: 011-430-92248(Ext-137)