Do you know what it takes to win a scholarship? Although merit plays a big role, we often miss out on crucial documents. Lack of proper documents reduce our chances of winning of a scholarship even if we meet the eligibility criteria. Here, we are giving you a list of documents that you should keep ready while applying for scholarships. For this case, we are using the Kind Circle Meritorious Scholarship.
What is Kind Circle Meritorious Scholarship
With the objective to support meritorious students belonging to the backward section of society who want to pursue higher education, the Kind Circle MeritoriousScholarship 2018 was launched recently.
Launched by Buddy4Study India Foundation on November 5, 2017, the scholarship will benefit students with up to INR 12,000 or actual tuition fee (whichever is less). Here are the documents required for this scholarship.
Family income certificate
Proof of parents’ income is essential to know the financial background of the applicant. This document is required as the scholarship will be given to applicants based on their financial background.
Mark sheets of last qualifying examinations
Certificates are a proof of qualifications of the eligible candidate applying for a certain scholarship. It is required for merit-based scholarships generally. But to apply for Kind Circle Meritorious Scholarship, mark sheets of last qualifying examinations carry paramount significance as these documents distinguishes one applicant from the other.
Without student’s ID card, it is impossible to apply for the scholarship as it is the primary document required to apply for any scheme.
Generally, to apply for any other scholarships, students required to produce some other relevant documents such as Aadhaar card, Bank account, Bank passbook, Previous years passing certificates and Proof of domicile etc.
Aadhaar card is compulsory to apply for any scholarship as its aim is to know the identity, nationality and age of the applicant. Linking Aadhaar card with scholarship account is compulsory now.
Bank account, Bank passbook
To transfer scholarship fund directly to the scholar’s account, Bank account and Bank passbook are two crucial documents required under direct benefit transfer mechanism. The DBT aims to transfer scholarship money directly to students through their bank accounts.