Nursing Scholarship, Sasakawa India Leprosy Foundation 2021

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EligibilityB.Sc. Nursing (Basic)
Awardup to INR 1,13,000 (Including Tuition fees, Accommodation, Mess)

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About the Program

Sasakawa-India Leprosy Foundation (S-ILF) is inviting applications from students residing in self-settled leprosy colonies who wish to avail of Nursing Scholarship, Sasakawa India Leprosy Foundation 2021. Under this scholarship, students can avail of the maximum financial support limit for 1 student, which would be up to INR 1,13,000 (including Tuition fees, Accommodation, Mess). 

Scholarship Details
  • Nursing Scholarship, Sasakawa India Leprosy Foundation 2021 DeadlineClosed

    To be eligible, an applicant must:

    • Be a 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 2021-22
    • 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 organizations/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 limit for 1 student of up to INR 1,13,000 (including Tuition fees, Accommodation, Mess).
    • A monthly stipend of INR 1,000 to each candidate.

    The following documents should be attached with the application:

    • 3 passport size photographs of the applicant.
    • Self-attested copies of the following documents:
      • Birth certificate or proof of date of birth
      • Mark sheets of 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) * No photographs will be accepted.
    • Admission letter/call letter issued by the institute to which she has secured admission or else applicant should provide the Annexure-I.
    • A reference letter from the colony leader (Annexure-II) certifying that the candidate is a resident of the colony and is the only candidate from their family.
    How can you apply?

    The applications can be made both online and offline:

    Online Application: 

    Step 1: Click on the "Apply Now" button.
    Step 2: Now, click on the 'Click here to apply online button.
    Step 3: An online application page will open. Click on the 'Register' button and complete the registration. 
    Step 4: Once registered, log in using the registered email and password.
    Step 5: Fill in the scholarship application form and attach relevant documents. 
    Step 6: Submit the application. 

    Offline Application:

    Step 1: Download the application form from the 'Important Document' section below.
    Step 2: Fill in all the details carefully and attach relevant documents.
    Step 3: 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
    Tel No +91-11-24603439/ 40

Important Dates

Application Deadline: 31st May 2021

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.
  • In case, a candidate decides not to avail of 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 scholarships from other organizations 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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