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Dr Reddy's Foundation Sashakt-Women for Science’ Scholarship 2018

Dr Reddy’s Scholarships in B.Sc. Natural Sciences 2018 for Women Students

Dr Reddy’s Foundation Sashakt-Women for Science’ Scholarship 2018 -In order to encourage more women to pursue a career in science, Dr Reddy's Foundation on the occasion of International Women’s Day on Thursday launched ‘Sashakt-Women for Science’ Scholarship for girls opting to study B.Sc. in pure natural sciences.


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Why Sashakt Scholarship?

  • The scholarship is meant for girls who have finished school and are at a crucial juncture in their career choices as they get ready to enroll for graduation.
  • Given that very few women embark on a career as scientist, this scholarship provides an opportunity for young girls to dare to dream without being restricted by financial constraints or family priorities.
  • The scholarship covers both the college and residential expenses for the three years of study in any one of the below 12 top shortlisted science colleges in India.


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List of Colleges

  • Delhi: Hindu College, Miranda College
  • Kolkata: Vivekananda College, Ramakrishna Mission Vidhyamandira
  • Chennai: Loyola College, Madras Christian College
  • Mumbai: Mithibai College of Arts, Chauhan Institute of Science & Amrutben Jivanlal College of Commerce and Economics, Sophia College for Women
  • Hyderabad: St. Francis College for Women, St. Ann’s College for Women
  • Bangalore: Department of Science (Christ University), The Oxford College of Science


Eligibility Criteria

  • Bright, young girls with a record of academic excellence, confident of getting admission in India’s best science colleges, can apply as soon as they complete their Class XII exams
  • Only students who opt to study pure/natural science courses for their graduation are eligible for this scholarship
  • Preference will be given to students with rural backgrounds, economically weak backgrounds and interest in scientific research


Application Process

  • Registration online
  • Fill application and submit documents (01 April 2018 onwards)
  • Scholarship Registrations will begin on 01st April 2018
  • The last date for application submission will be 31st July 2018, by which time all the listed colleges will have announced their final list of admissions. You need to have a confirmed admission offer in any one of the colleges
  • Admission slips will need to be submitted
  • For full details, visit the official website link http://www.sashaktscholarship.org/


Important Dates

  • Scholarship Registrations will begin on 01st April 2018

Last Date for Application Submission will be 31st July 2018, by which time all the listed colleges