Saturday, July 31, 2010

Sitaram Jindal Foundation Scholarship

Criteria for availing Scholorship

CATEGORY -'A' : BPL Students
a)  Girl students belonging to BPL families studying in class IX to XII in a Govt. and Govt. Aided Schools are eligible.
b)   Boy and Girl Students belonging to BPL families studying in Graduation and Post Graduation Courses as mentioned below in Category ‘C’.

'CATEGORY -'B' : ITI Students
Students studying in Govt. and Private ITIs in courses/ trades as per Annexure-III Courses of duration, one year or two year shall only be eligible.  Further, students staying in hostel shall be paid extra in addition to scholarship.

CATEGORY -'C' : General Students
  1. Students who have secured 55% or above in the case of girls and 70% or above in the case of boys in their last/ qualifying examination including X & XII.
  2. Students whose entire family income from all sources is less then Rs.2.00 lacs p.a. shall be eligible.
  3. Scholarship shall be discontinued after the student crosses 30th year of age.
  4. Only those who study in reputed colleges on regular basis, affiliated to university of repute – UGC are eligible.
  5. Those who study through correspondence or in Part time colleges are not eligible.

Following courses shall be eligible for scholarship :
1. Students of Graduate Courses like :
B.A., B.Com, B.Sc., BFA, Homeopathy, B.Pharma, BCA, BBA, BBM, Bachelor of  Business Economics/Finance, B.Sc. (Agriculture), BVSC and course in  Naturopathy like : BNYS.
2. Engineering courses like : Computer Science/ Engineering (IT) / (Bio-Technology), Nuclear Engineering, Industrial Environment Engineering, Plastic Technology & Petro Chemical Engineering.
3. Students of Post Graduation Courses like : M.A., M.Phil, M.Com, M.Pharma, M.Lib (Science), MBA, Master of Business Economics/Finance/ Human Resources Management/ International Business/ M.Sc. / MVSc, M.Sc. (Agriculture), MCA, Organic Agriculture, Solar Energy, Rural/Urban Management.
4. Students of Graduation and Post Graduation including diploma courses in the field of Environment like : Environment Scientist, Environment Engineer and Environment Journalist.
5. Students of Graduation and Post Graduation Courses in Hospitality, Architecture, Physiotherapy, Micro Biology, Forensic Sciences and Social Work.
---It is further to clarify that no Ph.D. courses are eligible for scholarship.

---Applications for medical including dentistry and engineering courses -degree or diploma other than mentioned above will not be entertained at all.

Physical Challanged or Handicap Students : Scholarship eligible for pre-university, graduation and post graduation courses.

Widows and unmarried wards of ex-servicemen::  Scholarship eligible for graduation and post graduation courses.

Meritorious Students :
  • Students who have secured 80% or above marks in their qualifying examination shall be paid additional amount for graduation and post graduation courses.
  • Students staying in hostel and pursuing graduation and post graduation courses shall be paid extra in addition to the scholarship amount
I. Application forms and documents to be attached
1. Application form is now applicable to all cases of  Scholarship.The form is available on the website of the Foundation, and can be freely downloaded from there.
Application forms may also be called for from the Foundation office.Photocopies of the prescribed form are also permitted.Typed copies and Hand-written applications shall be allowed, provided they follow the Prescribed format.
2. The candidate should have his photograph affixed on the application form. He should fill the application form carefully and in detail. He should give His full name at all places. The form shall also be signed by his father/Guardian.
3.The applicant shall have the application form signed by the Principal/Head By way of verification and attestation of the photograph and all the  Information contained therein. The Principal/head of institution shall sign In full and affix his seal.

The application should be accompanied by the following documents:-

For BPL Students (School Girls) & (College Boys & Girls)
  • Photocopy of BPL Card duly attested by the Principal and copy of Marks Card of previous Examination

For ITI students:
  • In case student stays in hostel, submit payment receipts alongwith original Hostel Certificate/ Letter from Warden duly attested by the Head of the Institution where studying.

For College Students (both graduate and post graduate):
1)Photocopy of income certificate issued by competent authority duly attested by the Principal/ Head as per ANNEXURE-IV.
2)Photocopy of the marks sheet of class X, XII and last qualifying examination passed duly attested by the Principal/ Head
3) In case student stays in hostel, submit payment receipts alongwith original Hostel Certificate/ Letter from Warden duly attested by the Head of the Institution where studying.

Additional documents to be attached in case of :
(i) BPL student :
  • Photocopy of BPL Card duly attested by the Principal/ Head.

(ii) Physically Handicapped Students :

  • Photocopy of the disability certificate issued by the competent authority duly attested by the Principal/ Head.

(iii) Widows and wards of Ex-servicemen :
(a)  Attested photocopy of discharge book and PPO of the ex-serviceman
(b)  Attested copy of ex-serviceman/ widow identity card issued by Rajya/ Zila Sanik Board
(c)  Attested copy of relationship/ dependency certificate from OIC records.

Release of subsequent scholarship installments:
For release of subsequent scholarship installments, the following documents should be submitted;
1. Money receipt (if possible) in respect of the previous installment duly signed  by the student and countersigned by the Principal.
2.Progress report of the student, including result of the last examination taken by the student, to be signed by the Principle/Head, along with seal.
3. A report by the Principal/Head that the student is continuing with his Studies.

Disbursement of Scholarships
1.All scholarships will be given in instalments covering a period of six months at a time, irrespective of the amount involved. For courses of 9 months duration, the scholarship shall be given in a single consolidated instalment.
2.In case the candidate has appeared in an examination during that period and the result has been announced, the result of examination shall be conveyed by the Principal in his progress report.
3.In case the result has not been announced, the instalment shall not be released till such announcement. If the student fails in an examination or is unable to appear in it, the payment of further scholarship shall be suspended till he passes the examination.
4.The scholarship amount should be disbursed through electronic transfer to the bank account of the student if possible, otherwise through crossed A/c.Payee cheque or DD giving the name of student in full.The cheque shall be sent directly to the student.The Foundation should open a bank account in the State Bank of India.The students may be given the option of opening their account with HDFC,SBI or Canara Bank.They should intimate the details of the account opened to the Foundation office.
5.In case of electronic transfer, intimation should be sent by postcard to the students.An intimation about sending of the amount to the student shall be sent to the Principal / head through email or by a letter.
6.The scholarship shall not be denied merely because he has availed himself of a bank loan for his studies.
7.If a student leaves the educational institution, it shall be his duty and the duty of the Principal / Head to give an intimation to the Foundation.
8.In the case of ITI students, if they are allowed by the institute to leave the course in the middle and rejoin it after some interval, the due amount of scholarship shall be given at the time of resumption of the course, but not for the intermediate period of absence.
Contact Detail:
For those located in Northern India and Eastern India, please apply with full details to:

The Trustee 
Sitaram Jindal Foundation
No.11, Green Avenue, Behind Sector D III,
Bhatta road, vasant Kunj, New Delhi 110 070
Phone Nos. 011 26890962/63,  26890914
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For those located in Southern India and Western India, please apply with full details to:
The Trustee 
Sitaram Jindal Foundation
Jindal Nagar, Tumkur Road,
Bangalore – 560 073
Phone Nos. 080 23717777 (7 Lines)
Email :-