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RD Sethna Scholarship for Studies in India Abroad foreign scholarship

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R.D. Sethna Scholarship fund grants loan scholarship to students of India so that they could pursue  professional studies in Engineering, Medical, Management, Arts, Science, Commerce and Law  in India and abroad. The scholarship is provided to all India students irrespective of his community, caste or creed.

Every year the trust invites application for scholarship every year from 1st April onwards. The last date for submitting application for R.D. Sethna Scholarship for abroad studies is 31st May and for Local studies is 31st August each year.

Only those students who have passed their HSC examination and have not secured not less than 50% of total marks in the last qualifying exam given by them prior to making application can apply for this loan scholarship.

In order to be considered for R.D. Sethna loan scholarship the applicant must requires a male guarantor. The proposed guarantor must be permanent resident of Mumbai having monthly income of atleast Rs.10,000/- for applicants undergoing studies in India and Rs. 15,000/- for applicants intended to study abroad. Besides this the applicant must  furnish two letters of recommendation from permanent residents of Mumbai.


The applicant must satisfy following conditions in order to be considered for R.D. Sethna Loan scholarship:

1. The applicant must have passed his SSC examination and secured at least 50% marks in his last examination.
2. The person that you have nominated as your guarantor must be a male and permanent resident of Mumbai.
3. The monthly income of the guarantor must not be less than Rs.10,000/- for an applicant applying for pursuing studies in India and Rs.15,000/- for applicants pursuing studies abroad.
4. The applicant must provide 2 letters of recommendation from 2 recommenders who are a permanent resident of Mumbai city.

Note: This loan scholarship is granted to Indian students who are undertaking scientific, technical, industrial or commercial studies in India or abroad.



Deadline Details

Every year the Trust invites application for RD Sethna scholarship from 1st April. The last date for submitting an application for abroad studies and local studies is 31st May and 31st August respectively.


Scholarship Amount Details

The amount granted under RD Sethna loan scholarship will depend on applicants course of education in India or abroad.



1.The application form for R.D.Sethna loan scholarship can be obtained on request application sent to trust office in located in Mumbai.(Address is given in contact detail section)
2.The request application for the application form must be accompanied by payment of Rs.50/- either by a postal order or by demand draft drawn in favour of R.D. Sethna Schoalrship Fund.
3.The applicant must also send a self-addressed envelope of size: 23 cm x 10 cm with Rs.10/- stamped affixed on it. Applicant must also indicate whether the scholarship application form is required for inland studies or overseas studies.
4.The filled-in application form in all respects along with the below-mentioned documents must be submitted at Trust's office before the due date.
The application form for scholarship must be accompanied by following documents:

  • Certified copies of mark sheets of each examination starting from SSC or other equivalent examination 
  • Photocopy of College/Institutions/University admission letter at which the applicant intends to take admission. For studies in the USA, the applicant must enclose a copy of form I-20. For studies in India, the applicant must produce the receipt of admission fees paid to the college or Institutions.
  • A copy of salary certificate or Income tax returns of the applicant's parents and the person proposed as guarantor.
  • A passport size photograph duly certified by S.E.M or Gazetted officer or head of the institution in which the applicant has studied or is studying.
  • Students undergoing studies in Indian Universities must submit proof of the recognition granted to the College/Institution  by the Govt. of India.







Contact Person: Mr. Farrokh M. Rustomji - CEO
Esplanade House,
29 Hazarimal Somani Marg, Fort,
Mumbai-400 001
Phone: 91 22 2207 7044
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