Application Invited for Birla Scholarship

ORG-G.P Biral Educational Foundation
Closing Date- 15 July 2019
The Trust has been established to carry forward the cherished dream of Late Shri G. P. Birla, the renowned Industrialist and Philanthropist, to promote education, develop human resources and empower the youth of the Country. With this objective, the Trust proposes to grant Scholarships to meritorious students, male or female, from West Bengal, who have in the year 2019, passed class XII examination and have secured 80% marks or more from State Board or 85% or more from Central Board and whose family income is less than Rs. 3,00,000/- per year and as such are in need of financial help to pursue further studies. For students who have secured 95% or more from State Board or 97% or more from Central Boards, maximum family income criteria may be relaxed in the specific cases at the discretion of the Trustees.


Scholarship amount will be to cover Tuition Fees and Hostel Fees, [where applicable], subject to a ceiling of Rs. 50,000/- per student per year. The Scholarship will be granted to 100 selected students for one year at a time and to be continued upon satisfactory performance by the Student in the preceding year, as evaluated by the Trust, up to the completion of the Course subject to a ceiling of 4 years, on yearly basis. Additional onetime payment of Rs. 7000/- towards the purchase of Books in 1st Year shall also be given.

Selection Process

For the selection of Students for Scholarship, an Expert Panel of the Trust, which presently includes Prof. Sumanta Basu of Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata and Dr. Rajib Das of Jadavpur University, Kolkata, will review the applications received and interview shortlisted prospective candidates. The decision of the Expert Panel will be final. Applications may be forwarded through the Head of the Institution from which the Student has passed Class XII or where he has taken admission. It is expected that financial support of GP Birla Educational Foundation will help produce future leaders of the country.

How to apply 
Students who meet the above criteria of merit, and need financial assistance for pursuing further studies, may apply in the prescribed Form, available in the download section, by sending a completed application form along with enclosures to:-
G.P. Birla Educational Foundation, 78, Syed Amir Ali, Avenue, Kolkata - 700019”..
Completed Application Form should reach us on or before 15.07.2019.


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