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SILF Nursing Scholarship For Girls 2019-20 : Sasakawa India Leprosy Foundation

Organisation : Sasakawa India Leprosy Foundation
Scholarship Name : Nursing Scholarship For Girls 2019-20
Applicable For : Girl Students
Application Last Date : 30th May 2019
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SILF Nursing Scholarship For Girls

Sasakawa India Leprosy Foundation (S-ILF) is pleased to invite applications for financial support for girl students residing in self-settled leprosy colonies for pursuing nursing studies.

Related : SILF H.H Dalai Lama Sasakawa Scholarship 2019-20 :

Who Can Apply?

Applicants must fulfill the following conditions :
1) At least one parent must have had leprosy and must be residing in a self settled leprosy colony.
2) Only one individual from a family can avail of the scholarship in any one year.

3) Only first year applicants beginning their studies/courses in in the academic year 2017-18 are eligible.
4) Applicants availing scholarships from other organizations/individuals will not be considered.

5) Applicant opting for B.Sc (Basic Nursing) must have cleared her higher secondary education (10+2) from a recognized school with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English.

6) Applicant opting for General Nursing & Midwifery must have cleared her higher secondary education (10+2) from a recognized school preferably with Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

7) Applicant must not be less than 17 years at the time of application.

How To Apply?

Just follow the below steps to apply for the Nursing Scholarship For Girls 2019-20.

Steps :
Step 1 : Visit the official website of Sasakawa India Leprosy Foundation through provided above.
Step 2 : Interested students are required to apply for the scholarship on the prescribed forms.

Step 3 : These forms are available with State Leaders of Association of People affected with Leprosy (APAL) as well as the S-ILF website. Forms can also be obtained by post from S-ILF office in New Delhi.

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Step 4 : Application form should be completed and along with required attested documents should reach S-ILF office latest by 31st May 2019.

Step 5 : In case the student has already gained admission, proof of admission in a government recognised institute is mandatory. Candidates can also submit an admission call letter issued by the institute to which s/he has secured admission. In case admission is still being sought, candidate must fill up Annexure I

Documents Required

Application forms must be accompanied by the following documents
** 3 passport size photographs of the applicant,

** Self-attested copies of the following documents,
i) Birth certificate or proof of date of birth
ii) Mark sheets of the 10th, 12th Board Exam.

** Leprosy certificate of parent/s (treatment certificate from place where treated or Certificate from District leprosy Officer or Disability certificate mentioning Hansen’s disease/leprosy) * No photographs will be accepted.

** Admission letter/call letter issued by the institute to which she has secured admission or else applicant should provide the Annexure-I
** Applications to be verified by state leaders. Without state leaders verification the application will not be considered complete.

** A reference letter from the colony leader (Annexure-II) certifying that the candidate is a resident of the colony and is the only candidate from their family.

Selection of Students

** All eligible candidates will be listed in the order of the set criteria of merit in the last Board examination.
** Top 10/15 candidates will be selected for the scholarship by selection committee.
** In case, a candidate decides not to avail of scholarship, the candidate next in line will be eligible to avail of the scholarship.

Scholarship Amount

** S-ILF will pay for the tuition fees, admission fee, mess fee and boarding/ hostel expenses to the institutes directly.

** Maximum financial support limit for 1 student would be up to 88,000 (Including Tuition fees, Accommodation, Mess). This amount would be paid directly to the institute.
** SILF will also pay a stipend of Rs 1000 per month to each candidate to meet their requirements.

Guidelines :

Expectations From Selected Candidates

** Regular attendance and dedication to learning
** High performance

** Regular performance reports will be submitted by the beneficiary every quarter or as decided at the time of award of scholarship. A draft Performa will be provided to the selected candidates

** The candidates should adhere to all the rules, regulations, and discipline of the respective institution/hostel where they are studying. Any report from the institute/hostel which amounts to violation of the above would result in withdrawal of the scholarship.

** Scholar is also expected to motivate and guide other youths in the colonies. A contract of commitment to free community service shall be worked out between the students and S-ILF.

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