Nursing Scholarship, Sasakawa India Leprosy Foundation 2022-23

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EligibilityB.Sc. Nursing (Basic) & GNM students
AwardVariable awards

About the Program


Last Updated On : 19-04-2022   Posted By : Salma

Nursing Scholarship, Sasakawa India Leprosy Foundation 2022-23 is an initiative by 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 variable awards.

  • Nursing Scholarship, Sasakawa India Leprosy Foundation 2022-23

    To be eligible, an applicant must -

    • Not be less than 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 beginning studies/courses in the academic year 2021-22
    • Be pursuing B.Sc. Nursing (Basic) & GNM degree
    • 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 variable awards.

    • Passport size photographs of the applicant
    • Self-attested copies of the following documents - 
      • Birth certificate or proof of date of birth
      • Marksheets of the 10th, 12th 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 (In case the student has already gained admission)
    How can you apply?

    To apply for the scholarship, the applicant must follow the below-mentioned steps - 

    Step 1: Click on the "Apply Now" button and read the details carefully.
    Step 2: Navigate to "How to Apply" and click on the given link.
    Step 3: Click on 'Nursing Scholarship, Sasakawa India Leprosy Foundation 2022-23' and fill in the details to 'Register'. (Note - If the applicant is already registered, log in using valid credentials.)
    Step 4: Fill in the required details, attach the relevant documents, and submit.


    Note - For detailed information, kindly go through the 'Application Instructions Document'.

Important Dates

Application Deadline - 5th June 2022

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.
  • 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 of 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 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.


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

This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by April, 2023. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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