Sashakt Scholarship - 2020 for B Sc (Natural Sciences) girl students


Sashakt Scholarship is a one of its kind initiative to encourage young women across India to prepare for and pursue a career in science.
It provides a level playing ground to girl students, especially from rural India and low socio-economic backgrounds, to get access to quality education in some of Indias best science institutions by offering financial support and mentorship throughout their undergraduate studies.
  • Encourage and support young, academically bright girls to pursue science studies.
  • Address the attrition of girl students in science during transition from school to college.
  • Financially empower rural and economically challenged girls to access the best science education in India.
  • To contribute more women scientists as mentors and achievers to India and the world
  • Scholarship award: The scholarship award is Rs 2,40,000 (Rs 80,000 per year) for three years of study, which covers the college tuition fees, study expenses and basic living costs.


  • The Scholarship is open for studies in the designated colleges in India and for Indian Nationals only.
  • Bright, young girls with a record of academic excellence, confident of getting admission in Indias best science colleges, can apply as soon as they complete their Class XII examinations.<.li>
  • Only students who opt to study pure/natural science courses for their graduation are eligible for this scholarship.
  • Preference will be given to students with rural backgrounds, economically weak backgrounds and interest in scientific research.

    How to apply: Applicants can apply online mode only
    Last date: 15th August, 2020.


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