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Bighelp National Merit Scholarship-2017

Bighelp For Education
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About

Bighelp for Education, a voluntary organisation founded by NRIs living in USA  set up Bighelp National Merit Scholarship scheme for underprivileged students in India who have studied in government school and have a strong desire to pursue higher education after class 10. The main aim of Bighelp for education is to improve educational opportunities of underprivileged students by providing them access to formal and better quality education which would lead them to achieve economic self-reliance. Any child from any part of India irrespective of gender, class, race, religion and disability who has passed his SSC exam from government school and has scored GPA of 9.7 or more (out of 10) or 97% or above marks can apply for this scholarship

Number of Bighelp scholarships: Number of scholarships offered will be decided on the basis of eligible applications received in that particular year. Bighelp executive team selects candidates on the basis of their GPA or marks, financial status, community service and extracurricular achievements.

Eligibility

The applicant must meet all of the following criteria in order to qualify for Bighelp National Merit Scholarship:

  • The students must have passed 10th standard exam form any Z.P. / Municipal / Govt. School located in any state of India in the current academic year.
  • The students must have scored  9.7 or above G.P.A or 97% or above marks in 10th class.
  • The annual family income of student must not exceed Rs.1,00,000/- 

Please note: Students who have studied in Residential schools / Govt. aided private schools/ any other private schools / Central Govt. schools / Model Schools with Hostel Facility will not be considered for scholarship
 

Details

Deadline Details
  • Last date to apply for Bighelp National Merit Scholarship Scheme is 30th June 2017
  • Winners of scholarship will be announced on or before 15th August.
     

Scholarship Amount Details

Each winner of Bighelp scholarship will be receiving an amount of Rs. 5000 (five thousand rupees) per year for up to 6 years (total of up to Rs. 30,000) or until she/he completes the graduation or technical degree, whichever is earlier.

Procedure

Mode of application: offline or by email

  • Click on the apply link of the site to download the application form for Bighelp national Merit Scholarship 2017
  • Take a printout of apllication form fill-in all the columns in CAPITAL letters enclosed all the documents specified below and mail the application to Bighelp administrative office in Hyderabad, India.(Detail address is given in contact details section)
  • You can also scanned the scholarship application form and emailed it at scholarships@bighelp.org

Please attach following documents to your scholarship application form:

  •  A recent passport size photo (affix at the space provided in the application).
  • Copy of income certificate or ration card.
  • Copy of certificates received in co-curricular activities or social service.
  • Copy of 10th class mark sheet (signed by the school Head Master).
  • Physically handicapped certificate, if applicable only.
  • A handwritten letter on a white paper explaining why you need this scholarship, your current financial situation, family situation, your future goals etc. 

 

 

Contact

Bighelp For Education
Administrative office,
16 H.I.G.H (Duplex), APHB,
Balajinagar, Kukatpally,
Hyderabad – 500072

Contact Phone Number:  040-23152224,9515869653

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