Nursing Scholarship, Sasakawa India Leprosy Foundation 2023-24

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EligibilityB.Sc. Nursing (Basic) & GNM students
AwardA monthly/annual financial support

About the Program


Last Updated On : 16-05-2023   Posted By : Rincy Kaur

Nursing Scholarship, Sasakawa India Leprosy Foundation 2023-24 is an initiative of the Sasakawa-India Leprosy Foundation (S-ILF) for B.Sc. Nursing (Basic) & GNM students residing in self-settled leprosy colonies. The selected students will receive monthly/annual financial support.

  • Nursing Scholarship, Sasakawa India Leprosy Foundation 2023-24

    To be eligible, an applicant must -

    • not be below 17 years of age at the time of application
    • have had leprosy or at least one parent had the disease
    • be residing in a self-settled leprosy colony
    • be pursuing B.Sc. Nursing (Basic) & GNM degree
    • be beginning studies/courses in the academic year 2021-22
    • be a first-year applicant beginning studies in the academic year 2022-21


    Note - Applicants opting for B.Sc. (Basic Nursing) must have cleared their higher secondary education (10+2) from a recognized school with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English.


    The selected students will receive monthly/annual financial support.

    • Passport-size photographs of the applicant
    • Self-attested copies of the following documents - 
      • Birth certificate or proof of date of birth
      • Marksheets of Class 10 and 12 board exam
      • Leprosy certificate of parent/s (treatment certificate from the place where treated or Certificate from District Leprosy Officer or Disability certificate mentioning Hansen’s disease/leprosy)
      • Admission letter/call letter issued by the institute to which the applicant has secured admission or else the applicant should provide the Annexure-I
    • Proof of admission in a government-recognised institute (Note - In case the student has already gained admission)
    How can you apply?

    Eligible candidates can apply for the scholarship using the steps listed below -
    Step 1: Click on the 'Apply Now' button below and read all details.
    Step 2: Click on the 'Register' button on the right-hand side of the dashboard and fill in the required details to 'Register'. (Note - If already registered, log in using the registered email Id.)
    Step 3: Navigate to 'How to Apply' and click on the given link.
    Step 4: Click on 'Nursing Scholarship, Sasakawa India Leprosy Foundation 2023-24' and fill in the details to 'Register'. (Note - If the applicant is already registered, log in using valid credentials.)
    Step 5: Fill in the required details, attach the relevant documents, and submit.

Important Dates

Application Deadline - 30th June 2023

Selection Criteria

All eligible candidates will be listed in the order of the set criteria of merit in the last Board examination.

The meritorious students will be called for the personal interview and top candidates will be selected for the scholarship by the selection committee.


Note - In case, a candidate decides not to avail of the scholarship, the candidate next in line will be eligible to avail it.

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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 scholarships from other organizations will not be considered for this scholarship.
  • The application forms can also be received from the State Leaders of the Association of People affected with Leprosy (APAL).
  • Incomplete applications will be rejected.
  • The scholarship fund will be given only if admission is secured.
  • 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.
  • The scholarship fund will be given only if admission is secured in a government-recognized institution.


Note - For detailed information, kindly go through the 'Scholarship Detail Document'.


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