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Organisation : Sasakawa India Leprosy Foundation
Scholarship Name : H.H Dalai Lama-Sasakawa Scholarship 2019-20
Applicable For : Students Residing in Self-Settled Leprosy Colonies
Applicable State : Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi
Application Last Date : 30th May 2019
Website :

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SILF H.H Dalai Lama-Sasakawa Scholarship

Sasakawa India Leprosy Foundation (SILF) is pleased to invite applications for financial support from students residing in self-settled leprosy colonies for pursuing higher professional studies.

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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) Admissions to professional courses from Government recognized institutions are eligible for scholarships. Students admitted to non-professional courses are not eligible.

3) Applications for professional courses will only be accepted on completion of Senior Secondary (10 + 2).
4) Only first year applicants beginning their studies/courses in in the academic year 2019-20 are eligible.

5) Only one individual from a family can avail of the scholarship in any one year.
6) Applicants availing scholarships from other organizations/individuals will not be considered.

7) Applicants from Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi states will be given the benefits of the scholarship.

8) Applicant must not be less than 17 years at the time of application.
9) Applicant must completed previous course in year 2017, 2018 or 2019.

How To Apply?

Just follow the below steps to apply for the H.H Dalai Lama-Sasakawa Scholarship 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) Pass Certificate for Matriculation (10th) senior secondary (12th) and Graduation (If Applying for master’s course)
iii) Mark sheets of the 10th, 12th Board Exam and Graduation (If applying for Masters Course)

iv) Leprosy certificate of parent/ parents (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.

** Candidates must submit a provisional admission letter issued by the institute to which s/he has secured admission or else applicant should indicate names of 03 colleges in which they are seeking admission

** A reference letter from the colony leader certifying that the candidate is a resident of the colony and is the only candidate from their family.
** Applications to be verified by state leaders. Without state leaders verification the application will be considered incomplete.

Scholarship Amount

** SILF will pay for the tuition fees, admission fee, mess fee and boarding/ hostel expenses to the institutes directly.
** SILF will also pay a stipend per month to each candidate to meet his or her requirements.

Guidelines :

Selection of Students

** All eligible candidates will be listed in the order of the set criteria of merit in the last examination.
** Twenty top candidates will be selected for the scholarship by selection committee.
** The scholarship fund will be given only if admission is secured for a professional course in a government recognized institution

** In case, a candidate decides not to avail of scholarship or fails to secure admission for a professional course in a government recognized institution, the candidate next in line will be eligible to avail of the scholarship.

Contact Address :
Sasakawa India Leprosy Foundation
2nd Floor, IETE Building,
2, Institutional Area,
Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003
Tel No +91-11-24603439,24603440

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