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AFNA Assam Foundation Akadamics Scholarship 2018 North America

Assam Foundation AFNA 2018 Akadamics Scholarship

This is an initiative under the auspices of Assam Foundation of North America to award educational scholarships and mentoring to students who are financially deprived but have demonstrated promising academics.


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Important Dates

Applications Open for 2018/2019:                                                            01st Jan. 2018
Last Date for Application Submission (Online or Paper):                    30th Apr. 2018
Last Date for Documentation Submission:                                              15th June 2018
Last Date for Document Submission (appearing in 12th Grade Exam): 30th June 2018
Scholarship Announcement:                                                                      31st July 2018


Purpose of the AFNA AKADAMICS

  • The scholarships are awarded to students pursuing postsecondary education. The objective is to encourage higher education among financially needy students and eventually making them capable of providing for their family.


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Eligibility Criteria

  • Students seeking to or already enrolled in a bachelor’s degree course in any discipline are eligible; no scholarship is available at this stage for pursuing diploma/certificate level courses.
  • Applicant should have passed his/her Higher Secondary/Pre-University/CBSE/ISC or equivalent board qualifying exam
  • Students of families whose per-head family income (i.e. total family income/total family members) is at or below Rs.50000/- per year are eligible for the scholarship
  • Family income refers to the income after deductions for taxes or other purposes. Only direct family members will count towards the total family members
  • A potential awardee should be a permanent resident of the state of Assam verified through appropriate documentation


Selection Criteria

  • There is no minimum academic score, grade or percentage necessary to be eligible for the scholarships
  • AFNA SSB will use all information provided in the application form including the essay questions in Section 10 to make the scholarship
  • Potential awardees will be required to complete an application form. Applications are accepted between January 1st and April 30th of every year.
  • Completed applications are reviewed by the AFNA Scholarship Selection Board (SSB) and the decision of the Board is final



  • For completing applications online click here- Application Form
  • For completing paper applications, please print the online form and mail it to the address provided at the bottom of this page

For more details visit the official website www.assamfoundation.net