G.P. Birla scholarship is for meritorious students from West Bengal who are in need of financial assistance for pursuing their higher studies after class 12. The scholarship is given by G.P. Birla Educational Foundation.
Further studies after class 12 may be in Science, Humanities, Engineering, Medicine, Architecture, Commerce, Law, Chartered Accountancy, Company Secretary and Cost Accountancy Course in any recognised University in India.
The foundation was established to carry forward the cherished dream of Late Shri G.P. Birla, the renowned Industrialist and Philanthropist.Through the GP Birla scholarship, the foundation wants to promote education, develop human resources and empower the youth of the Country.
Duration & Renewal of the Scholarship: The scholarship is offered to 65 students for a period of one year at a time, but can be renewed every year till the completion of the course subjected to the performance of the candidate in the final examination of a previous year.
GP Birla Scholarship Eligibility Criteria
Gender – Both
Region – West Bengal
Class/ Age – Passed Class 12 in 2016
Academic Qualification: The applicant must have cleared class 12 or equivalent in the year 2016.
Minimum Marks: The applicant should have secured 80% marks or more from State Board or 85% or more from Central Board or have secured rank in top 15,000 in JEE / AIPMT Entrance Exam.
Financial Status: Students in need of financial help to pursue further studies.
Eligible Subjects for the Scholarship: Further studies after class 12 may be in Science, Humanities, Engineering, Medicine, Architecture, Commerce, Law, Chartered Accountancy or Company Secretary or Cost Accountancy Course in any recognized University in India.
G.P. Birla scholarship Rewards
The following benefits will be offered to the candidates who will be selected for the GP Birla scholarship:
The scholarship will be given to 65 students in one year at a time. Until last year, the scholarship was given to 50 students.
Tuition & Hostel Fees: GP Birla Scholarship amount will be to cover Tuition Fees and Hostel Fees (if applicable) subject to a ceiling of Rs. 50,000 per student per year.
Books Allowance: Additional one-time payment of Rs. 7000 towards the purchase of Books in 1st Year shall also be given.
Duration of Scholarship
The Scholarship will be granted for one year at a time. It would be continued until the completion of the Course.
Renewal: It would be renewed on a yearly basis, subject to performance by the student in the preceding year, as evaluated by the Trust.
Disbursement of Scholarship: The amount will be directly disbursed to the student to place where he/she doing their higher studies.
ONLY STUDENTS FROM WEST BENGAL WILL BE CHOSEN FOR THE SCHOLARSHIP.
Last date : 15 July
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