SOF Defence Services Academician Scholarship (DSAS) 2023-24

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EligibilityClasses 1 to 10 students
AwardINR 5,000 each and a certificate

About the Program


Last Updated On : 14-06-2023   Posted By : Debadrita Karmakar

SOF Defence Services Academician Scholarship (DSAS) 2023-24 is an opportunity offered by the Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF)* to the students of Classes 1 to 10. Under this scheme, the academic achievements of students from defence services/internal security families will be rewarded.

*SOF is an educational organization that was established with the aim of promoting Science, Mathematics, Computer Education, English, Social Studies, General Knowledge, and professional courses. 

Source: Science Olympiad Foundation

  • SOF Defence Services Academician Scholarship (DSAS) 2023-24

    To be eligible, an applicant must:

    • be a resident of India
    • be studying in Classes 1 to 10

    The SOF will provide cash awards/scholarships of INR 5,000 each and a certificate.

    • Recommendation proposal signed by school Principal/Headmistress/Headmaster
    • Report card of the previous year, duly certified by the Principal
    How can you apply?

    Eligible candidates can apply for the opportunity by following the below-mentioned steps:
    Step 1: Click on the 'Apply Now' button.
    Step 2: Click the 'Register' button and fill in the required registration details. (Note - If already registered, log in using Gmail/Mobile number/Email Id)
    Step 3: The students are requested to contact the school to apply for the opportunity.

    Note - The schools will send a proposal recommending students for the scholarship. The duly signed recommendation by the Head Master/Head Mistress/Principal will be sent by the school to SOF at the below-mentioned address -

    Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF)
    1st Floor, Plot no. 99, 
    Sector - 44, Gurugram (Haryana) India
    Pin Code - 122003

Important Dates

Application Deadline - 31st December 2023

Selection Criteria

The candidates will be selected based on the following criteria - 

  • The selection committee of SOF will evaluate all recommendations sent by the schools.
  • A final list of deserving candidates will be prepared and they will be informed individually through their respective schools.
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Terms and Conditions
  • The DSAS is an annual award/scholarship.
  • Each school can recommend only one student. 
  • The decision of the SOF Committee set up by SOF is final and binding.
  • The schools can download the nomination form from the official website.
  • Recommendations should be sent in the specified format with all necessary documents.
  • The school must send a copy of the student's previous year's report card duly certified by the principal with the GCSS form.

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