Dr Reddy’s Sashakt Scholarship Program 2022 for Women to study B.Sc. Natural Sciences


Dr Reddy’s Foundation Sashakt Scholarship 2022 – Dr. Reddy’s Foundation Sashakt Scholarship is a one-of-its-kind initiative to encourage young women across India to prepare for and pursue a career in science. It provides a level playing ground to girl students, especially from rural India and low socio-economic backgrounds, to get access to quality education in some of India’s best science institutions by offering financial support and mentorship throughout their undergraduate studies. 

Dr Reddy’s Foundation Sashakt Scholarship 2022


Important Dates

  • Last Date for Application Submission will be : 31st October 2022


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

  • Step-I – Register and apply online at https://www.sashaktscholarship.org/
  • Step-II – Fill application and submit documents.
  • Step-III – Select institution/s.
  • Step-IV – Submit admission offer from any one institution (by 31 Oct 2022).
  • Step-V – Wait for the selection confirmation email.
  • Step VI – The last date for application submission will be 31 Oct 2022, by which time all the listed colleges will have announced their final list of admissions.


Documents Required

  • X Std. Certificate – Mandatory
  • X Std. Mark sheets – Optional
  • XII Std./ 10+2 Mark sheets – Mandatory
  • XII Std./ 10+2 Certificate – Optional
  • Income Certificate – Mandatory for household income less than Rs 5 lakhs
  • Disability Certificate – Mandatory for PwD Candidates


Applicable Institutions

  • Bangalore : Department of Science, Christ (Deemed to be University) | Mount Carmel College | St Joseph’s College | IISc
  • Chennai  : Madras Christian College | Stella Maris College | Presidency College | Loyola College
  • Delhi : Miranda House | Hindu College | St. Stephen’s College  | Sri Venkateswara College |  Hansraj College | ARSDC | Gargi College
  • Hyderabad : St. Francis Degree College for Women | Loyola Academy
  • Kolkata : St. Xavier’s College | Loreto College
  • Mumbai : Mithibai College | Sophia College for Women
  • Others : IISERs


Fellowship Amount

  • i. The scholarship covers all three years of study towards earning a B.Sc. degree.
  • ii. 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.
  • iii. Limited scholarships available, for students securing admissions in any of the listed science colleges


For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website


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