Scholarships

Click here to download the Application for H.H DALAI LAMA-SASAKAWA SCHOLARSHIP 2018-19
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Guidelines for H.H DALAI LAMA-SASAKAWA SCHOLARSHIP 2018-19

  1. Sasakawa-India Leprosy Foundation (S-ILF) is pleased to invite applications for financial support from students residing in self-settled leprosy colonies of Delhi, U.P., M.P., Bihar, Odisha, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal and Maharashtra for pursuing higher professional studies.
  2. The scholarship will be given for only Professional Diploma/ Bachelors/ Masters Degree courses, within a academic span of two to four years.
  3. The scholarship will be available only for courses offered by Government recognised institutions. 
  4. No capitation fee will be paid for admission.

Applicants are eligible to apply for a scholarship only to a professional course leading to employment. To qualify for a scholarship, applicants must meet eligibility Criteria.

IMPORTANT NOTE: THIS SCHOLARSHIP IS COMPLETELY FREE. S-ILF DOES NOT ASK FOR ANY SECURITY DEPOSIT FROM THE CANDIDATES. 

WHO CAN APPLY?

Applicants must fulfil the following criteria:

  1. At least one parent or the candidate itself must have had leprosy and must be residing in a self-settled leprosy colony.
  2. Admissions to professional courses from Government recognized institutions are eligible for scholarships. Students admitted to non-professional courses are not eligible.
  3. Applications for professional courses will only be accepted upon completion of Senior Secondary (10 + 2).
  4. Only first-year applicants beginning their studies/courses in in the academic year 2018-19 are eligible.
  5. Only one individual from a family can avail of the scholarship in any one year.
  6. Applicants from Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh,  Odisha, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Delhi states will be given the benefits of the scholarship.
  7. Applicants availing scholarships from other organizations/individuals will not be considered.
  8. Applicant must not be less than 17 years at the time of application.

NOTE: Applications from students who do not meet the above requirements will not be considered.

HOW TO APPLY?

  1. Interested students are required to apply for the scholarship on the prescribed forms. These forms are available with State Leaders of Association of People affected with Leprosy (APAL) as well as the S-ILF website (www.silf.in).
  2. The application form should be completed and along with required attested documents should reach S-ILF office latest by 15th May 2018. APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER DEADLINE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
  3. In case the student has already gained admission, proof of admission in a government recognised institute is mandatory. Candidates can also submit an admission call letter issued by the institute to which s/he has secured admission. In case admission is still being sought, the candidate must fill up Annexure I in the application form.

PLEASE NOTE: Applications, which are not on the prescribed forms and are incomplete, will not be considered. 

Accompanying documents:

Application forms must be accompanied by the following documents:

  1. 3 passport size photographs of the applicant,
  2. Self-attested copies of the following documents:i) Birth certificate or proof of date of birthii) Pass Certificate for Matriculation (10th) senior secondary (12th) and Graduation (If Applying for master’s course)iii)  Mark sheets of the 10th, 12th Board Exam and Graduation (If applying for Masters Course)iv) Leprosy certificate of parent/ parents (treatment certificate from place where treated or Certificate from District leprosy Officer or Disability certificate mentioning Hansen’s disease/leprosy) * No photographs will be accepted.
  3. Candidates must submit a provisional admission letter issued by the institute to which s/he has secured admission or else applicant should indicate names of 03 colleges in which they are seeking admission
  4. A reference letter from the colony leader certifying that the candidate is a resident of the colony and is the only candidate from their family.
  5. Applications can come directly to S-ILF or through state leaders.

Selection of Students

  • All eligible candidates will be listed in the order of the set criteria of merit in the last examination.
  • Top 35-40 candidates will be selected for the scholarship by the selection committee.
  • After the personal interview, the top 25 candidates will be selected for the scholarship.
  • The scholarship fund will be given only if admission is secured for a professional course in a government recognized institution
  • In case, a candidate decides not to avail of scholarship or fails to secure admission for a professional course in a government recognized institution, the candidate next in line will be eligible to avail of the scholarship.

Payment

  • SILF will pay for the tuition fees, admission fee, mess fee and boarding/ hostel expenses to the institutes directly.
  • Scholarship provided to each scholar per year is maximum of Rs 1,50,000. This includes a stipend of Rs 1,000 per month to each candidate to meet his or her requirements. If college fees is more than Rs 1,50,000 the student has to make arrangements to pay for additional amount to the college.

Expectations from Selected Candidates

  • Regular attendance and dedication to learning
  • High performance
  • Regular performance reports will be submitted by the beneficiary every quarter or as decided at the time of award of scholarship. A draft Performa will be provided to the selected candidates
  • The candidates should adhere to all the rules, regulations, and discipline of the respective institution/hostel where they are studying.  Any report from the institute/hostel which amounts to a violation of the above would result in withdrawal of the scholarship.
  • He/she is also expected to motivate and guide other youths in the colonies. A contract of commitment to free community service shall be worked out between the students and S-ILF.

Contact Address
Sasakawa-India Leprosy Foundation
S-260, First Floor, Panchsheel Park, New Delhi-110017
Tel No +91-11-26013439, Website- www.silf.in
Email Id:

tanzeel@silf.in
pgadhiok@silf.in
nsingh@silf.in

Click here to download the Application for Nursing Scholarship for Girls
Click here to download the Guidelines for Nursing Scholarship for Girls

Guidelines for Nursing Scholarship for Girls

ANNOUNCEMENT OF NURSING SCHOLARSHIP FOR GIRLS.

Sasakawa-India Leprosy Foundation (S-ILF) is pleased to invite applications for financial support for girl students residing in self-settled leprosy colonies for pursuing nursing studies only in B.Sc. Nursing.

  1. The scholarship will be available only for Institutes recognised by Indian Nursing Council.
  2. No capitation fee will be paid for admission.

IMPORTANT NOTE: THIS SCHOLARSHIP IS COMPLETELY FREE. S-ILF DOES NOT ASK FOR ANY SECURITY DEPOSIT FROM THE CANDIDATES. 

 

WHO CAN APPLY?
Applicants must fulfil the following conditions:

  1. At least one parent or the candidate itself must have had leprosy and must be residing in a self-settled leprosy colony.
  2. Only one individual from a family can avail of the scholarship in any one year but next year the applicant is eligible to apply.
  3. Only first-year applicants beginning their studies/courses in the academic year 2018-19 are eligible.
  4. Applicants availing scholarships from other organizations/individuals will not be considered.
  5. Applicant opting for B.Sc (Basic Nursing) must have cleared her higher secondary education (10+2) from a recognized school with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English.
  6. Applicant must not be less than 17 years at the time of application.

NOTE: Applications from students who do not meet the above requirements will not be considered.

HOW TO APPLY?

  1. Interested students are required to apply for the scholarship on the prescribed forms. These forms (Application for Nursing Scholarship Programme) are available with State Leaders of Association of People Affected by Leprosy (APAL) as well as the S-ILF website (www.silf.in).
  2. Application form (including annexure II) should be completed and along with required self-attested documents should reach S-ILF office latest by 30th May 2018.
  3. In case the student has already selected for admission, proof of admission/call letter in an India Nursing Council recognised institute is mandatory. In case admission is still being sought, candidate must fill up Annexure I

PLEASE NOTE: Applications which are not on the prescribed forms and are incomplete will not be considered. 

Accompanying documents:

Application forms must be accompanied by the following documents:

  • 3 passport size photographs of the applicant,
  • Self-attested copies of the following documents,
  1. Birth certificate or proof of date of birth
  2. Mark sheets of the 10th, 12th Board Exam.
  • Leprosy certificate of parent/s (treatment certificate from 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.

Selection of Students  

  • All eligible candidates will be listed in the order of the set criteria of merit in the last Board examination.
  • Top 10 candidates will be selected for the scholarship by a selection committee.
  • In case, a candidate decides not to avail of scholarship, the candidate next in line will be eligible to avail of the scholarship.

Payment

  • S-ILF will pay the tuition fees, admission fee, mess fee and boarding/ hostel expenses to the institutes directly.
  • Maximum financial support limit for 1 student would be up to Rs 88,000 (Including Tuition fees, Accommodation, Mess) per year. This amount would be paid directly to the institute. Any fees above this will be borne by scholars.
  • S-ILF will also pay a stipend of Rs 1000 per month to each candidate to meet their requirements.
  • The total scholarship provided for each scholar for four years course including Tuition, Hostel, Mess fees etc. and personal maintenance is maximum up to Rs 4,00,000. If college fees are more than Rs. 4,00,000 then the student has to make arrangements to pay for the additional amount to the college.

Expectations from Selected Candidates

  • Regular attendance and dedication to learning
  • High performance
  • Regular performance reports will be submitted by the beneficiary every quarter or as decided at the time of award of scholarship. A draft Performa will be provided to the selected candidates
  • The candidates should adhere to all the rules, regulations, and discipline of the respective institution/hostel where they are studying.  Any report from the institute/hostel which amounts to a violation of the above would result in withdrawal of the scholarship.
  • Scholar is also expected to motivate and guide other youths in the colonies. A contract of commitment to free community service shall be worked out between the students and S-ILF.

Contact Address
Sasakawa-India Leprosy Foundation
S-260, First Floor, Panchsheel Park, New Delhi-110017
Tel No +91-11-26013439, Website- www.silf.in

Email Id:
tanzeel@silf.in
pgadhiok@silf.in
nsingh@silf.in