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 India’s best science institutions by offering financial support and mentorship throughout their undergraduate studies.
Who can apply?
Bright, young girls with a record of academic excellence, confident of getting admission in India’s best science colleges, can apply as soon as they complete their Class XII examinations.
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.
IMPORTANT: The scholarship will be given only to students who have confirmed admissions to any of the colleges listed.
Why Sashakt Scholarship
- 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 Registrations will begin on 1st March 2020.
The last date for application submission will be 15 Aug 2020, by which time all the listed colleges will have announced their final list of admissions. You need to have a confirmed admission offer in any one of the colleges. Admission slips will need to be submitted.