Narotam Sekhsaria Scholarships

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Narotam Sekhsaria Scholarships offer Indian graduates an opportunity to pursue postgraduate program from an accredited university abroad. It is an interest-free loan to meritorious students, planning to achieve higher education in Australia, UK, USA, Canada, and other countries.

  • Narotam Sekhsaria Scholarships are only applicable to students below the age of 30 years.
  • Eligible applicants must submit an online scholarship application along with application fee of INR 500.
  • Candidates must receive an offer of admission from an accredited university in the UK, USA, etc.
  • Applications must be completed and submitted online before the assigned deadline.
    • Application deadline for Narotam Sekhsaria Scholarships 2021 are yet to be announced.
  • Scholarship decisions are declared in July and recipients are notified via email.

Selections for the Narotam Sekhsaria Scholarships are based on academic merit and personal interview session. The shortlisting and selection for the Narotam Sekhsaria loan scholarship takes place in the months of April and May.


Highlights

Scholarship Type Merit-Based
Offered byTrust
OrganizationNarotam Sekhsaria Foundation
Application DeadlineN/A
No. of ScholarshipsN/A
AmountVariable
Renewabilityno
International Students EligibleYes
Scholarship Website Linkhttps://pg.nsfoundation.co.in/

Eligibility Criteria

Before applying for the Narotam Sekhsaria Scholarships, applicants must verify the eligibility criteria given below:

  • Indian national, currently residing in India
  • Below 30 years of age as of January 31, 2020
  • Graduates from an accredited Indian University
    • Final year students are also eligible
  • Planning to pursue PG studies at top ranking institutions from Fall 2020

Only those applicants who fulfill these requirements are encouraged to apply for the scholarship program. Applications of ineligible students will be automatically rejected.


Application Process

For every academic year, applications for Narotam Sekhsarai scholarships are invited January onwards. To access the application form, you have to complete is a 3-step procedure:

Step 1: Register online at the official website.
Step 2: Upon registration, login credentials will be generated and sent to the registered email ID.
Step 3: Using the credentials, log in and pay the application processing fee of 500 INR.
You can use either Net Banking or a Demand Draft in favor of The Narotam Sekhsarai Foundation.

After successfully registering at the website, use the same login credentials to complete your Narotam Sekhsarai scholarship application form.

Documents Required for Narotam Sekhsarai Scholarships

As a part of the application process, you have to upload the following documents:

  • Attested copies of academic mark sheets and transcripts
  • Standardized test scores like GRE, GMAT, GATE, etc.
  • Acceptance letter along with the fee structure
  • Reference letter
  • Latest income tax return of parents
  • Attested copies of the passport.

Applicants must ensure that their Narotam Sekhsaria scholarship application package is complete and submitted before the specified deadline.

The applications for 2020 are closed. The deadline for Narotam Sekhsaria scholarships 2021, are yet to be announced.


Selection Process

The shortlisting process for the Narotam Sekhsaria Scholarships takes place in the month of April and May. Submitted scholarship applications are assessed by the Narotam Sekhsaria Foundation. Decisions are based on the following factors:

Based on this, the Foundation compiles a list of shortlisted students, a personal interview session is organized in Mumbai in the month of May. These are conducted during the  2-day orientation program, which is mandatory for all. 

Interviews are the final stage of the entire process, students are selected based on their personal interview. The interview session assists the Foundation in understanding the career goals of each student.

Repayment Procedure

After receiving a copy of the visa, the scholarship amount will be disbursed. Narotam Sekhsaria Scholarships repayments will commence one year after the completion of the course as per the following schedule:

  • 1st year after course completion: Nil
  • 2nd year after course completion: 30% of the scholarship amount
  • 3rd year after course completion: 35% of the scholarship amount
  • 4th year after course completion: 35% of the scholarship amount

Grant Details

The Narotan Sekhsaria Foundation is a non-profit organization set up by an endowment from Mr. Narotam Sekhsaria, a visionary entrepreneur with a strong sense of social commitment.

Narotam Sekhsaria Loan Scholarship offers Indian students a chance to study abroad and pursue a PG program from an accredited university in Australia, UK, USA.

EligibilityIndian graduates (or final-year student)
Application SystemOnline
Application FeeINR 500
Selection CriteriaAcademic score and interview

Applications for Narotam Sekhsaria Scholarship 2020 will be processed in the months of April and June. Applicants must note that securing Narotam Sekhsaria Loan Scholarship is subject to admission to an accredited US university.

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