Dr Reddy’s Foundation Sashakt Scholarship 2020 – 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. 

Interested women candidates can apply for Dr Reddy’s Foundation Sashakt Scholarship 2020 on or before August 15, 2020. Read further for more details.

Scholarship Details

Areas of StudyScience
LevelB.Sc. degree
Scholarship Funded ByDr Reddy’s Foundation, Hyderabad
Provided ToYoung women across India pursue a career in science



i.Encourage and support young, academically bright girls to pursue science studies.
ii.Address the attrition of girl students in science during transition from school to college.
iii.Financially empower rural and economically challenged girls to access the best science education in India.
iv.To contribute more women scientists as mentors and achievers to India and the world


Dr Reddy’s Foundation Sashakt Scholarship 2020 Important Dates

Scholarship Registrations will begin on01st March 2020
Last Date for Application Submission will be15th August 2020


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



Dr Reddy’s Foundation Sashakt ScholarshipThree year


Applicable Colleges

BangaloreChrist University; Mount Carmel College; St Joseph’s College; The Oxford College of Science
ChennaiMadras Christian College; Stella Maris College; Women’s Christian College
DelhiMiranda House; Hindu College; St. Stephen’s College; Kirori Mal College Hansraj College; ARSD; Gargi College
HyderabadSt. Francis Degree College for Women; St. Ann’s College for Women
KolkataVivekananda College, Madhyamgram
MumbaiMithibai College; St Xavier’s College; Sophia College for Women


Eligibility Criteria for Dr Reddy’s Foundation Sashakt Scholarship 2020

a)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.
b)Only students who opt to study pure/natural science courses for their graduation are eligible for this scholarship.
c)Preference will be given to students with rural backgrounds, economically weak backgrounds and interest in scientific research.
d)The scholarship will be given only to students who have confirmed admissions to any of the colleges listed.


Dr Reddy’s Foundation Sashakt Scholarship 2020 Application Process

Step-IRegister and apply online at www.sashaktscholarship.org
Step-IIFill application and submit documents.
Step-IIISelect institution/s.
Step-IVSubmit admission offer from any one institution (by 15th August 2020).
Step-VWait for the selection confirmation email.
Step VIThe last date for application submission will be 15th August 2020, by which time all the listed colleges will have announced their final list of admissions.


Documents Required

X Std. CertificateMandatory
X Std. Mark sheetsOptional
XII Std./ 10+2 Mark sheetsMandatory
XII Std./ 10+2 CertificateOptional
Income CertificateMandatory for household income less than Rs 5 lakhs
Disability CertificateMandatory for PwD Candidates

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