Financial assistance to the SC students who are selected by the foreign universities for higher education, Karnataka

Ministry of Education, Karnataka


Description

This scheme helps to encourage and provide financial assistance to SC students who pursue higher education in Foreign Universities. Total income from all sources of the employed candidate or his / her parents /guidelines should not exceed Rs. 12,000/- per month as certified by the employer. A copy of the latest tax assessment is also enclosed with application.

Objective

To encourage and provide financial assistance to SC students who pursue higher education in Foreign Universities.

Eligibility

The following conditions apply for getting eligibility in order to obtain the Foreign Scholarships :

  1. The student should be a permanent resident of Karnataka State and should belong to the Scheduled Caste.
  2. The Student must have passed his University Degree / P.G. with minimum of 60% of marks to become eligible.Secondly, he must have obtained admission in a reputed Foreign University.
  3. Preference is given to Rank holders and merit.
  4. If two eligible students have the same marks or rank, then preference is given to the student, who is elder of the two.
  5. The age limit of the student should be bellow 35 years, as from the date of commencement of the course/ studies applied for and duly authorized as per list enclosed.

Beneficiaries

SC students who pursue higher education in Foreign Universities.

Benefits

The benefits are as below:

  1. Air fare in Indian Airlines in economy class only will be given once for traveling to the University after admission and again while returning after completing the studies.
  2. The Tuition fees and other compulsory fees, expenditure on books, stationery etc will be paid by the Government.
  3. The boarding and lodging charges incurred during the student's stay abroad is also paid by the Government of Karnataka.

How To Apply

Approach to The Directorate of Social Welfare, Bangalore-1.

Sponsored By

State

Ministry

Department of Social Welfare, Karnataka

Date of Launch

Valid Upto

Status

Active

Sector

Education



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