Nursing Scholarship For Girls, Sasakawa India Leprosy Foundation 2020

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Last updated on: 29-May-2020
EligibilityGirl students residing in self-settled leprosy colonies
AwardUp to INR 88,000

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About the Program

Sasakawa-India Leprosy Foundation (S-ILF) is inviting applications from girl students residing in self-settled leprosy colonies who wish to pursue nursing studies for Nursing Scholarship for Girls 2020. Under this scholarship, students can avail maximum financial support of up to INR 88,000. The scholarship is available only for Institutes recognised by Indian Nursing Council.

  • Nursing Scholarship For Girls, Sasakawa India Leprosy Foundation 2020 DeadlineClosed

    To be eligible, an applicant must:

    • Be a girl student interested in pursuing B.Sc Nursing (Basic)
    • Have one parent who has leprosy and must be residing in a self-settled leprosy colony
    • Be a first-year applicant beginning her studies in the academic year 2020-21
    • Have passed Class 12th with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English
    • Not be less than 17 years of age at the time of application
    • Not be availing scholarship from other organisations/individuals

    Note: Students who do not meet the above requirements will not be considered.


    The scholarship offered by S-ILF covers the following:

    • Financial support up to a maximum of INR 88,000 for one student that covers tuition fees, admission fee, mess fee and boarding/hostel expenses
    • A monthly stipend of INR 1,000 to each candidate

    The following documents should be attached with the application:

    • Three passport size photographs 
    • Self-attested copies of birth certificate or proof of date of birth 
    • Self-attested copies of mark sheets of the Class 10th and 12th
    • Leprosy certificate of parents (or treatment certificate)
    • Admission letter or Annexure-I
    • Reference letter from the colony leader or Annexure-II
    How can you apply?

    Follow the steps below to apply for the scholarship:

    Step 1: Click here to download the application form.
    Step 2: Provide personal and academic details.
    Step 3: Fill the annexures and attach the required documents.
    Step 4: Send the application along with documents to the address below:

    Sasakawa India Leprosy Foundation
    2nd Floor, IETE Building,
    2, Institutional Area,
    Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003

Important Dates

Application deadline : 31st May 2020

Selection Criteria

The selection of the candidates will take place in the following manner:

  • All eligible candidates will be listed in the order of the set criteria of merit in the last Board examination.
  • The selection committee will select top 10/15 candidates for the scholarship.
  • In case, a candidate decides not to avail the scholarship, the candidate next in line will be eligible to avail it.
Terms and Conditions
  • No capitation fee will be paid for admission.
  • The selected candidates will be expected to have-
    • Regular attendance and dedication to learning
    • High performance
  • Those availing scholarship from other organisations will not be considered for this scholarship.
  • The application forms can also be received from the State Leaders of Association of People affected with Leprosy (APAL).
  • Incomplete applications will be rejected.
  • As proof of leprosy, no photograph will be accepted.
  • The application will not be considered complete without the verification of the state leader.
  • The candidates selected for the scholarship should display high performance, regular attendance and a dedication to learning.

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