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Dr Reddy’s Foundation Sashakt Scholarship 2019, Dates, Application

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Dr Reddy’s Scholarships in B.Sc. Natural Sciences 2019 for Women Students

Dr Reddy’s Foundation Sashakt Scholarship 2019 – 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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About the Scholarship

  • Sashakt Scholarship is a one-of-its-kind initiative to encourage young women across India to prepare for and pursue a career in science.


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.



  • The scholarship covers all three years of study towards earning a B.Sc. degree.
  • With a lead woman scientist as a mentor, the scholars are guided through the crucial stages of their education, apart from having a role model for a career in science.


Scholarship Award

  • The scholarship award is Rs 2,40,000 (Rs 80,000/year) for three years of study, which covers the college tuition fees, study expenses and basic living costs.


List of Colleges

  • Limited scholarships available, for students securing admissions in any of the below-listed science colleges.
  • Bangalore: Christ University, Mount Carmel College, St Joseph’s College, The Oxford College of Science
  • Chennai: Madras Christian College, Stella Maris College, Women’s Christian College
  • Delhi: Miranda House, Hindu College, St. Stephen’s College, Kirori Mal College, Hansraj College; ARSD; Gargi College
  • Hyderabad: St. Francis Degree College for Women; St. Ann’s College for Women
  • Kolkata: Vivekananda College, Madhyamgram
  • Mumbai: Mithibai College; St Xavier’s College; Sophia College for Women


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 examinations.
  • 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.
  • Important: The scholarship will be given only to students who have confirmed admissions to any of the colleges listed.


Application Process

  • Register and apply online at www.sashaktscholarship.org
  • Fill application and submit documents.
  • Select institution/s.
  • Submit admission offer from any one institution (by 31 Jul 2019).
  • Wait for the selection confirmation email.
  • The last date for application submission will be 31 Jul 2019, by which time all the listed colleges will have announced their final list of admissions.


Important Dates

  • Scholarship Registrations will begin on 15th December 2018
  • Last Date for Application Submission will be 31st July 2019, by which time all the listed colleges will have announced their final list of admissions.



Dr Reddy’s Foundation, 6-3-655/12, Somajiguda, Hyderabad-500082, PHONE: +91-40-65343424, 23304199 /1868, FAX: +91-40-23301085, Email: info@sashaktscholarship.org, Website www.sashaktscholarship.org

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