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Organisation : Kotak Education Foundation
Scholarship Name : Kotak Shiksha Nidhi Financial Assistance 2021-22
Applicable For : Students studying in schools & colleges
Last Date : 31.03.2022
Website : https://www.buddy4study.com/page/kotak-shiksha-nidhi
What is Kotak Shiksha Nidhi Financial Assistance?
Kotak Education Foundation is implementing ‘Kotak Shiksha Nidhi’ – financial assistance to students, who have lost primary earning member of the family due to COVID-19, for the continuation of education. Last date for scholarship application is 31st March 2022. Visit Buddy4Study website to apply for the scholarship online.
Related / Similar Scholarship : BYPL SASHAKT Scholarship 2021
1. Students studying in schools and colleges across India falling under any of the below categories
** Loss of both parents due to COVID-19
** Loss of one of the parents due to COVID-19
** Loss of the primary earning member of the family (other than parent) due to COVID-19
2. Applicants must be school or college going students from 1st standard up to Diploma or Graduation (ages 6 years to 22 years).
Selection for Kotak Shiksha Nidhi
** The selection of eligible students for Kotak Shiksha Nidhi and the extent of assistance under Kotak Shiksha Nidhi (financial assistance for school and college fees payment) will be at the discretion of Kotak Education Foundation.
** Kotak Education Foundation will review the Kotak Shiksha Nidhi applications based on proofs of continuation of education, related expenses from school/junior college/college as may be the case, and valid proof of the loss of parent/parents/primary earning member of the family (other than parent) due to COVID-19.
** Includes Indian national students studying in schools and colleges in India.
** Includes school & college fees, library deposit, stationery and other continuation of education relevant expenses payable to school/college, hostel lodging & boarding expenses
** Excludes International boards such as IGCSE, IB, etc.
How To Apply For Kotak Shiksha Nidhi Assistance?
Follow the steps below to apply for the Kotak Shiksha Nidhi Financial Assistance/scholarship
** Click on the Apply Now button below
** Login to Buddy4Study using registered ID. This will navigate the students to the ‘Online Application Form” page
** If not already registered on Buddy4Study – register using the email id/mobile phone number/Facebook/Gmail account
** Once logged in, the students will then be redirected to the “COVID Crisis Support Scholarship” application form page
** Click on the ‘Start Application’ button to begin the application process
** Fill in the required details in the online scholarship application form
** Upload the required documents
** Click the ‘Accept’ button for terms and conditions. Students must ensure that they have read the terms and conditions before accepting it.
** Click the ‘Preview’ button. If all the details filled in by the applicant are displaying correctly on the preview screen, click on the ‘Submit’ button to complete the application process.
For minor applicant (under 18 years) : Minor applicant’s Aadhaar Card along with identity proof of the parent/guardian of the minor applicant: Aadhaar Card, Voter Identity Card, Driving License, PAN Card
For applicants over 18 years : Aadhaar Card, Voter Identity Card, Driving License, PAN Card.
** Current academic year admission proof such as fee receipt/ bonafide letter/institution ID card/admission letter and mark sheet of previous class
** Death certificate of primary earning member(s), parent, parents
** Proof of death due to COVID-19 such as hospital receipt, doctor prescription, COVID-19 test report, medical bills for COVID-19 medication, hospital discharge summary, etc.
** Reference from two (2) persons who are aware of the family’s crisis (can be a school teacher, doctor, head of school, college, or a government officer, etc.), if required
** Bank account details of the applicant, if the beneficiary student (applicant) is above 18 years
** Bank account details of the applicant’s parent or guardian, if the beneficiary student (applicant) is a minor
** Passport size photograph of the applicant and the guardian
What is the Last Date of Kotak Shiksha Nidhi Assistance?
Last date to apply for Kotak Shiksha Nidhi Financial Assistance is 31st March 2022.