Dr. Reddy's Foundation Sashakt Scholarships for Girls for B.Sc., MBBS, B.Tech. courses 2023

Looking for science scholarships for girls from poor families for B.Tech., MBBS or B.Sc. courses in India? This article provides complete information on the Sashakt Scholarships for girls from low-income families, especially from rural areas, to study an undergraduate B.Tech., MBBS, or B.Sc. course in India. The scholarship amount, eligibility criteria, application procedure, and the list of documents required to apply, are mentioned in the article.

Dr. Reddy's Foundation has announced applications open for Sashakt Scholarships for girls for studying in an undergraduate science course after clearing the Class 12 (10+2) exam. All costs for the three-year undergraduate degree courses of B.Tech., MBBS, and natural/pure sciences in a B.Sc. course will be covered, but the student should have received a definite offer of admission to one of the colleges that have been listed by the Foundation. For the final selection, girls from the rural areas of India, those who are from families with a low household income, and keenly interested in undertaking scientific research will be given preference.

Highlights of Sashakt Scholarship

An eminent lady scientist will guide each student throughout her academic years. The student will get a scholarship award of Rs. 2,40,000/-, that is, Rs 80,000/- for each year of the three years of study. The amount will be for the tuition fee for the course, as well as for other relevant expenses required for academic study and basic living costs.

Sashakt Scholarships Eligibility requirements

The scholarship is open only to female students having an excellent academic track record and will take up a B.Tech., MBBS, or B.Sc. course right after completing the Class 12 exams.

It is also mandatory to have secured a confirmed admission to any of these colleges-
Mumbai Colleges-
  1. Sophia College for Women

  2. St. Xavier's College

  3. Mithibai College

Chennai Colleges-
  1. Madras Christian College

  2. Stella Maris College

  3. Presidency College

  4. Loyola College

  5. Queen Mary's College

  6. Ethiraj College for Women

Kolkata Colleges-
  1. St. Xavier`s College

  2. Bethune College

  3. IISER Kolkata

Hyderabad Colleges-
  1. St. Francis Degree College for Women

  2. Bhavan's Vivekananda College of Science Humanities and Commerce

  3. Telangana Mahila Vishwavidyalayam

Bengaluru Colleges-
  1. Indian Institute of Science (IISc)

  2. M S Ramaiah College of Arts, Science, and Commerce

  3. Department of Science, Department of Science, Christ (Deemed to be University)

  4. St Joseph's College

  5. Mount Carmel College

New Delhi Colleges-
  1. Miranda House

  2. Hindu College

  3. St. Stephen's College

  4. Sri Venkateswara College

  5. Hansraj College

  6. ARSD

  7. Lady Shri Ram College for Women

  8. Kirori Mal College

  9. ANDC

Scholarships will also be offered for admission to these prestigious institutions for the courses that are eligible as mentioned earlier-
IISER Mohali
IISER Bhopal
IISER Thiruvananthapuram
IISER Tirupathi
IISER Berhampur

Application procedure

Interested students should register and apply at the official website https://www.sashaktscholarship.org/

Fill in all the required details, scan and upload the required documents, and submit the application. The list of documents are given below.

The mandatory documents are-
  • Class 10 Certificate

  • Class 12 (10+2) mark sheet

  • The income certificate for those whose household income is less than Rs. 5 lakhs

  • The Disability certificate for those who are PwD applicants

Other documents (optional)-
  • Class 10 mark sheet

  • Class 12 (10+2) certificate

  • Important dates

    Start date for registrations: 1st May 2023.
    Closing date for submission of online application along with the college admission offer: latest by 30th November 2023. Note that it is mandatory to submit the admission slip.

    Contact information

    Dr. Reddy's Foundation
    6-3-655/12, Somajiguda, Hyderabad-500082.
    Ph: +91 40 4856 2041, 23319697.
    Email: info@sashaktscholarship.org
    Foundation website: https://drreddysfoundation.org/
    Scholarship website: https://www.sashaktscholarship.org/

    Scholarships are also open for Junior Sashakt Scholarships for Girls for Class XI and XII Science Stream

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