Srinagar: Kashmir Education Initiative (KEI) which is a non-profit, non-political charitable educational organization has announced Kashmir Education Initiative Scholarship 2017.
The organization is, therefore, inviting applications for scholarships from students, who are residents of Kashmir Province, and have secured admissions in Academic Session 2017 through Open Merit in MBBS, BDS, B.VSc, Engineering and Agriculture Professional Degree courses in any of the following Universities / Colleges.
The Colleges covered under Kashmir Education Initiative Scholarship 2017 include Government Medical College Srinagar, SKIMS Medical College Srinagar, Government Dental College Srinagar, NIT Srinagar, University of Kashmir (B.Tech), Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Science and Technology – Kashmir (Under Graduate Courses) and Islamic University of Science and Technology (B.Tech).
The scholarship will offer an annual financial aid for an initial period of one year. In addition to the financial aid, the students will be offered mentorship and career guidance.
Eligibility Criteria: The applicant must have secured more than 60% Marks in 10th and 12th Class. Students in 1st Year / 1st Semester of their courses in any of the above mentioned institutions are eligible to apply. The student must also have sought admission based on Competitive Examinations of 2017.
The total annual household income for the applicants should not exceed Rs. 3,00,000/-. KEI shall verify this information using multiple sources, so candidates are advised to be accurate.
Students furnishing wrong information and availing the scholarship will face disqualification and disciplinary action. Students receiving financial aid / scholarships from any other source (Government or Private) are also not eligible.
Collection & Submission of Applications: Application forms can be submitted online from the official website of Kashmir Education Initiative (KEI).
Scanned versions of the supporting documents should also be uploaded along with the application form. The documents to be submitted are as follows:
I. Copy of Marks Certificates of all Board (10th and 12th Classes) and Admission Slip of the current Institute with Rank (Scanned) in the entrance tests.
II. Copy of All India Rank / State Rank obtained in JEE / NEET / CET / UET.
III. Proof of their Household Income (as shown in the Application Form).
The Office Address for the organization is Kashmir Education Initiative, Yatoo House, NIT Road, Hazratbal, Srinagar – 190006, J&K. Candidates can also contact at +91-9469156958, 0194-2414104 or email at [email protected]
The Last Date for submission of the application forms is 31 August, 2017.