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GEV Memorial Merit Scholarship for Law Students

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About the Program

GEV Memorial Merit Scholarship for Law Students is an initiative of GEV Scholarship Fund Trust that aims to provide financial support to meritorious law students and help them pursue quality legal education at premier Indian institutes. Under this scholarship, the students who are pursuing law education at undergraduate or postgraduate level get scholarships up to INR 2,00,000 per year to cover their academic expenses. The program also offers opportunities for mentorship to the selected candidates, creating a robust community of young law scholars.

GEV Scholarship Fund Trust has been started in the memory of the 13th Attorney General of India, Late Dr. Goolam E. Vahanvati to support young law aspirants.

Scholarship Details
  • GEV Memorial Merit Scholarship 2019 for Law Students Deadline31-Jul-2019
    Eligibility

    Students who wish to apply for this scholarship must fulfill the following eligibility criteria. They must:

    • Be an Indian citizen
    • Be already enrolled in any year of an LLB/LLM degree course at a recognized law institute in India, or applying for CLAT, LSAT-India, AILET, or any other law entrance exam in 2019
    • Have scored a minimum of 60% in class X and XII board exams 
    • Have an annual family income from all sources not more than INR 10,00,000 (10 lakhs)
    • Be willing to sign-up for scholarship fund’s annual mentorship programs to assist and nurture the next batches of GEV Merit Scholars

    NOTE: Students who may be taking the entrance exams post the deadline (31st May) will also get an opportunity to apply for the scholarship till 31st July. 

    Benefits

    The complete benefits of the GEV Memorial Merit Scholarship 2019 for Law Students include:

    1. INR 50,000 to INR 2,00,000 aid per scholar per year towards payment of tuition fees and other academic expenses
    2. Subsequent Scholarship installment will be based on the scholar's academic performance
    3. Scholars will also receive mentoring from top law professionals and GEV Scholars
    4. Exposure among the Judiciary Community of India from events/interactions organized under the mentorship program
    Documents

    Following documents are mandatory for GEV Merit Scholarship application (All documents should be self-attested before uploading):

    • Copies of the Mark sheets (each qualifying examination from Secondary School Certificate examination to latest qualification)
    • Copy of the letter of admission to the Law College, Institution or University at which the applicant is enrolled or intends to undertake studies
    • Income proof (Salary Statement, IT Returns) of applicant’s parents
    • Copy of latest CLAT/LSAT-India/AILET/other law entrance exam results
    • Passport size photograph
    • Scanned copy of Aadhar Card
    How can you apply?

    Applicants can follow the below steps to apply for this scholarship:-

    Step 1: Click on 'Apply Now'
    Step 2: Login/Register using Facebook, Google Plus or Email account
    Step 3: Once signed in, click on 'START APPLICATION' to start filling the form
    Step 4: Fill in all the details and upload the documents required
    Step 5: Click on Submit

    Note: On successful completion of Online Application Process, the applicants will receive a confirmation email/SMS on their registered email id/mobile number. They can also track the application status by logging in into their account.

    Closed on31-Jul-2019
  • GEV Memorial Merit Scholarship 2020-21 for Law Students Deadline07-Mar-2021
    Eligibility

    Students who wish to apply for this scholarship must fulfil the following eligibility criteria. They must:

    • be an Indian citizen
    • be already enrolled in any year of an LLB/LLM degree course at a recognized law institute in India, or have applied for CLAT, LSAT-India, AILET, or any other law entrance exam in 2021
    • have scored a minimum of 60% in Class X and XII board exams 
    • have an annual family income not more than INR 10,00,000 (10 lakh) from all sources
    • be willing to sign-up for scholarship fund’s annual mentorship programs to assist and nurture the next batches of GEV Merit Scholars

    NOTE: Students who may be taking the entrance exams post the deadline (31st May 2021) will also get an opportunity to apply for the scholarship till 31st July 2021.

    Benefits

    INR 50,000 to INR 2,00,000 per year 

    Documents
    • Copies of the marksheets (each qualifying examination from Secondary School Certificate examination to latest qualification)
    • Copy of the letter of admission to the Law College, Institution or University at which the applicant is enrolled or intends to undertake studies (if applicable) 
    • Income proof (Salary Statement, IT Returns) of applicant’s parents
    • Copy of latest CLAT/LSAT-India/AILET/other law entrance exam results
    • Passport size photograph
    • Scanned copy of Aadhar Card
    How can you apply?
    • Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button below.
    • Login to Buddy4Study using registered ID to land onto the ‘Online Application Form Page’.
      • If not registered on Buddy4Study - Register at Buddy4Study with your Email/Mobile/Facebook/Gmail account. 
    • You will now be redirected to the ‘GEV Memorial Merit Scholarship for Law Students’ application form page.
    • Click on the ‘Start Application’ button to begin the application process.
    • Fill in the required details in the online scholarship application form.
    • Upload the required documents.
    • Accept the ‘Terms and Conditions’ and click on ‘Preview’. 
    • If all the details filled in by the applicant are correctly showing on the preview screen, click on the ‘Submit’ button to complete the application process.
    Closed on07-Mar-2021

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Frequently Asked Questions
  • What is the selection process for ‘GEV Memorial Merit Scholarship for Law Students’?

    The selection process of ‘GEV Memorial Merit Scholarship for Law Students’ involves a multi-stage process where students are selected on the basis of merit and their financial need. Details of the selection process are mentioned below:

    • Initial shortlisting of students on the basis of the academic merit and financial need/crisis
    • Telephonic round of interview of shortlisted students
    • Document verification
    • Personal interview after which the final selection will be made
  • What benefits will be given under this scholarship?

    The students selected for this scholarship will receive financial assistance ranging between INR 50,000 to INR 2,00,000 per year towards payment of their tuition fees and other academic expenses. Besides this, they will also get the following benefits –

    • Mentoring from top law professionals and GEV Scholars
    • Exposure among the Judiciary Community of India from events/interactions organized under the mentorship program

    Note: Subsequent Scholarship instalment will be based on the scholar's academic performance.

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