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, who have in the year 2014, passed class XII examination and have secured 80% marks or more from State Board or 85% or more from Central Board or have secured rank in top 15000 in AIEEE/JEE/AIPMT Tests and are in need of financial help to pursue further studies.
Further studies may be in Science, Humanities, Engineering, Medicine, Architecture, Commerce or Law streams in any recognized University in India.
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. In deserving cases, at the discretion of the Trustees the Scholarship amount may be increased. The Scholarship will be granted for one year at a time, to be continued till completion of the Course on yearly basis, subject to satisfactory performance by the Student in the preceding year, as evaluated by the Trust. The Scholarship amount will be disbursed through the Institute where the Student will be pursuing his/her higher studies.
For selection of Students for Scholarship, an Expert Panel will be appointed by the Trust to review the applications received. Preference will be given to applicant domiciled in West Bengal. The decision of the Expert Panel of the Trust will be final. Applications may be forwarded through the Head of the Institution from which the Student has passed Class XII or where he/she has taken admission. It is expected that financial support of GP Birla Educational Foundation will help produce future leaders of the country.
Students who meet the above criteria of merit, and need financial assistance for pursuing further studies, may apply in the prescribed Proforma, available in download section. Those who want Application Form sent to them by post, may send a stamped self-addressed envelope to:-
“G.P. Birla Educational Foundation,1582, Rajdanga Main Road, Southend Conclave, 4 Floor, Kolkata – 700 017”.
Complete Application Form should reach on or before 31.07.2014.