The Bharat Petroleum Corporation Scholarships


The Bharat Petroleum Corporation Scholarship for Higher Studies was instituted by the Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), a public sector undertaking of the Government of India, Bharat Petroleum Corporation of India Limited or BPCL came into existence in August 1997, due to the renaming of Bharat Refineries Limited. Bharat Refineries Limited was in turn formed when the Government of India took over the Burmah Shell Group of Companies in January 1976. Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited awards scholarships for higher studies to students of exceptional merit having the desire and the motivation to transcend boundaries in their selected fields of study. Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited takes great initiatives in the field of education to award financial grants to students who approach the organization for furthering their educational plans. The Bharat Petroleum Corporation Scholarships for Higher Studies are awarded to Indian students who are keen to pursue their post graduation studies either in India or abroad. Applications for scholarships are called for by BPCL every year and the next round of applications will be notified during September -October 2007.


* Candidates seeking scholarships should not be more than 25 years of age * * Candidates should have obtained a minimum of 60 % marks in graduation * Candidates who are already registered in a full time post graduation degree course can only apply. However, students doing post graduation in fine arts are not eligible to apply for the scholarships * Scholarships are not awarded for pursuing research or obtaining a Ph.D degree


Application Procedure for BPCL Scholarships: * Application forms for the BPCL Scholarships are available online twice during the year i.e. once between 1st May - 31st May and then again between 1st September and 30th September. Applications received by BPCL after the due date will not be considered. * Applications sent by post are liable to be rejected * Photographs and documents are not required to be sent along with the application in the beginning. Only those called for the interview will be asked to submit these documents


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