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.

  • GEV Memorial Merit Scholarship 2022-23 for Law Students

    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
    • have scored a minimum of 60% in Class X and XII board exams 
    • have an annual family income of not more than INR 10,00,000 from all sources
    • be willing to sign-up for the scholarship fund’s annual mentorship programs to assist and nurture the next batches of GEV Merit Scholars

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

    • 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 (optional) 
    • 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.
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    • 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.

In case of any queries, please reach out to:

011-430-92248 (Ext- 298) (Monday to Friday - 10:00AM to 6PM)

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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