The applications for the academic year 2017-18 are open between January 10, 2017 and March 28, 2017. All applications must be received by the Foundation by March 28, 2017.
What are the eligibility criteria for the Postgraduate Scholarships?
To be eligible for the scholarship an applicant must:
• Be an Indian national, residing in India
• Be below 30 years of age as on January 31, 2017
• Have at least one qualification at degree level
• Could be in the final year of graduation or awaiting results
• Have secured admission or awaiting admission to pursue postgraduate studies for the Fall-2017 semester ( Students who have applied and awaiting a decision from the university are also eligible to apply)
Can an applicant register with different email ids?
No, it is preferable to register with a single email id to allow us to interact better. Each registration costs Rs. 500, single registration is preferred.
Can the form be downloaded and sent by post?
No. The form needs to be submitted online only. It cannot be sent by post.
Is it mandatory to register in order to fill in the application form?
Yes, online registration is mandatory to proceed with the application.
Does one also attach documents with the application form?
No, documents are required to be attached at this stage. Only after the first level of screening shortlisted applicants will be asked to upload attested copies of the documents for verification.
In the course of filling the application form, can one make changes to the application form?
Yes. One does have the option of saving the application form and completing the
application process later or making changes to the information entered.
To use this option, you need to click on the Save button.
However, once you submit your application, you will not be allowed to review your application.
Will it be possible to get a copy of the application form?
Yes. Once you submit the application form, you will receive an E-mail confirmation with
the copy of the form. You can also use your log in credentials and view your completed
application form. Student Log in remains active even after submitting the application form.
What are the documents required at the second stage of screening?
Only candidates shortlisted for the second stage will be required to produce the following documents:
1. Attested copies of the mark sheets of Xth, XIIth, and all years of the under-graduation study
2. Attested copies of score cards of any qualifying examination taken. (Eg. GRE, GMAT, CAT, GATE etc..)
3. Copy of the admission letter
4. Reference letters
5. Statement of course fee
6. Any other document indicating receipt of any other funding, fee waiver etc.
What is the amount payable for the application process?
The application fee for the postgraduate scholarship programme is Rs. 500/- which is
non-refundable under any circumstances.
What is the mode of payment?
The application fee is payable online using a debit/ credit card and netbanking.
When will the interviews be held?
The interviews will be held in the month of May-June 2017 in Mumbai.
How are the candidates informed?
Only shortlisted candidates are intimated about their selection.
Due to high volume of application we regret our inability to respond individually
to the candidates who have not been shortlisted.
In case an applicant can not travel to Mumbai for the interview, will it be possible to
have a telephonic interview or a skype interview?
No. Every candidate shortlisted for the interview has to be present in person for
the interview that is held only in Mumbai.
Are the candidates reimbursed for their travel and accommodation for the Scholarship
No. The candidates are not reimbursed for their travel and accommodation for the
In case of any query, where can the same be addressed?
The Foundation can be contacted via:
Tel: +91-22-61326208/ 10/ 14
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