Indian Oil Sports Scholarship Scheme 2018

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Last updated on: 17-Oct-2018
EligibilitySportspersons within the age limit of 13 to 19 years
RegionIndia
AwardUp to INR 19,000 per month for 3 years
DeadlineClosed

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About the Program

Indian Oil Sports Scholarship Scheme 2018 invites applications from budding young sportspersons who have represented the country or state at junior or senior level. The scholarship aims to encourage budding talent and create a pool of ace sportspersons.

Scholarship
  • Indian Oil Sports Scholarship Scheme 2018 DeadlineClosed
    Eligibility

    Indian Oil Sports Scholarship Scheme is disbursed in two categories: Elite Scholar and Scholar. The eligibility for the same is mentioned below:

    • The applicants must be above the age of 13 years and below the age of 19 years as on 1 September 2018.
    • For Elite Scholar:
      • The applicant must have represented the country at the junior or senior level, in case he/she is applying for the scholarship in the team game.
      • The applicant must have acquired the national ranking between 1 to 5 in the sub-junior/ junior/senior category or must be the semi-finalist/finalist in a national championship, in case he/she is applying for the scholarship in an individual game.
    • For Scholar:
      • The applicant must have represented his/her state team at the junior or senior level, in case he/she is applying for the scholarship in the team game.
      • The applicant must have acquired the national ranking between 6 to 15 in the sub-junior/ junior/senior category or must be the quarter-finalist in a national championship, in case he/she is applying for the scholarship in an individual game. 
    • In athletics, only individual events will be considered. Cross Country event will not be considered for the scholarship.
    • In archery, all the categories will be considered.
    • In swimming, only individual events will be considered. Categories like freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly will also be considered.
    • The events under artistic gymnastics will be considered for selection.
    • In the section of kabaddi, beach kabaddi will not be considered.
    • In volleyball, beach volleyball will not be considered for selection.
    • In football, futsul / 7 a side football participation will not be considered.
    • In hockey, 5 a side tournament will not be considered.
    • In chess, only events under the Classical Time Control will be considered.
    Benefits
    • The scholarship will be provided for the duration of three years, provided the selected candidates' performances are at par with the prescribed criteria at the end of every year. 
    • The selected 'Elite Scholar' will get a monthly stipend of INR 15,000 in the first year, INR 17,000 in the second year and INR 19,000 in the third year. 
    • The selected 'Scholar' will receive a monthly stipend of INR 12,000 in the first year, INR 14,000 in the second year and INR 16,000 in the third year.
    Documents
    • A scanned copy of certificate for age proof (class 10th pass certificate with birth date mentioned on it/ school leaving certificate/ passport/ Aadhaar card/ birth certificate issued by Municipality or Gram Panchayat
    • A scanned copy of performance certificate - two certificates of the highest performance achieved (at least one certificate is mandatory)
    • A scanned/soft copy of passport size photograph
    How can you apply?

    The eligible candidates can apply online for the scholarship by following the given steps:
    Step 1:
    Click here to start the application process.
    Step 2: Now, click on the checkbox of 'I Agree' and then on 'Next' to proceed.
    Step 3: Fill all the necessary details in the form.
    Step 4: Upload the required documents.
    Step 5: Now, submit the application form.

Selection Criteria

Based on the latest results/rankings available on the official website of the government-recognised Sports Body or communication received from government Sports Body, candidates will be selected for the scholarship. 

Terms and Conditions
  • For Team Games-
    • Representation in the latest National Level Tournament (National Tournament immediately preceding the Date of advertisement) will be considered.
    • In case there are more eligible candidates for the scholarship than the number of vacancies announced, the player representing his/her state which has reached the higher level in nationals will be considered.  
    • If there is more than one candidate who has reached the same level in a National Championship, then the player younger in age will be given preference. 
  • For Individual Games-
    • Ranking/ position in the latest National Tournament (National Tournament immediately preceding the Date of advertisement) will be considered.
    • In case of more eligible applicants than the number of vacancies, the players with better ranking will be considered.
    • In case of the same ranking in two different levels, the player participated in senior level of the two will be given preference. 
  • The scholarship will be renewed for the 2nd and the 3rd year after the performances of the candidates will get reviewed.
  • The application is liable for rejection if it is not submitted in line with the terms and conditions of the scholarship.
  • The selected candidates must not draw benefit from any other scholarship/ financial aid/ stipend for sporting activity.
  • IOC is not obligated to provide any kind of employment to the Indian Oil Sports Scholars.
  • The performance certificate and age proof certificate of the shortlisted candidates will be verified with their originals at the designated offices of IOC on dates which will be communicated to them subsequently. 
  • The shortlisted candidates are required to visit the designated offices of IOC at their own expenses.
Contact Us

Address: Sports Cell, 
Administration and Welfare Deptt., 
Indian Oil Corporation Ltd., 
Indian Oil Bhavan, G-9, 
Ali Yavar Jung Marg, 
Bandra(E), Mumbai 400 051 
Phone No. (022) 26447494 / 26447341 / 26447214
Email: mphadke@indianoil.in

 

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