Dhirubhai Ambani Scholarship (DAS) Programme
The Dhirubhai Ambani Scholarship Programme is aimed towards fulfilling Shri Dhirubhai Ambani’s vision of providing opportunities to the youth and empowering them to become future leaders. Initiated in 1996, the scholarship supports meritorious students of standard XII to pursue college education and nurtures them to emerge as young professionals. Dhirubhai Ambani Scholarship Programme is a targeted programme where scholarship is awarded to top few meritorious students who meet the selection criteria of Reliance Foundation, based on the merit list provided by the State/CBSE Board.
The Dhirubhai Ambani Scholarship has enabled students to pursue higher studies in streams such as engineering, medicine, law, pharmacy, science, business management and other social sciences. A large number of Dhirubhai Ambani Scholars have pursued further higher education from premier institutes in India and abroad, for e.g. IIT, IIM, Stanford University etc. Almost half of the Dhirubhai Ambani Scholars are girls. The scholarship unleashes the potential of the youth of India to grow into leaders in their respective fields.
More than 11,500 meritorious students, 20 percent of whom are specially-abled, have been awarded scholarships under the Dhirubhai Ambani Scholarship Programme in India. The scholarship programme plays a key role in building confidence and motivating students to excel in their lives.
Currently the programme reaches out to all States and Union Territories of India both in rural and urban areas. The scholarships are awarded to meritorious students who demonstrate need for financial support and to differently abled meritorious students under a separate category. These young scholarship recipients represent the ‘hope, optimism and potential’ of Future India.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”
By Nelson Mandela
What is Dhirubhai Ambani Scholarship Programme 2019?
Dhirubhai Ambani Scholarship Programme 2019 invites applications from class 12 passed students who are in the merit list of their state or CBSE board examination and are willing to pursue a graduate degree in streams like engineering, medical, science, law, pharmacy business management and other social sciences. The objective of the scholarship is to provide financial assistance to these meritorious students so that they can pursue their higher education without any impediment and emerge as future leaders.
Note: The applications for this year’s scholarship will start from the month of June
Who can apply for this scholarship ?
Students who have passed their class 12 board examination and are declared in the merit list of their state board or CBSE board will be eligible for this scholarship
What are the benefits ?
The selected students will receive the following benefits:
For Engineering students: INR 36,000 per annum throughout the course.
For Medical students: INR 40,000 per annum throughout the course
How can you apply ?
Step 1: The Reliance Foundation will send a link to the top selected students in the merit list via e-mail.
Step 2: Open the link and fill in all the required details.
Step 3: Upload necessary documents (if required).
Step 4: Submit the online form.
What are the selection criteria ?
Top students will be selected by an expert committee of the Reliance Foundation on the basis of the state merit list and CBSE merit list issued after the declaration of results.Terms and Conditions
The selection of the students is purely based on the merit list provided by the state board and the CBSE board.
Students must have registered their e-mail address and other contact details in the institution where they have applied for the course.
Students are advised to keep copies of all important certificates/mark sheets while applying through the online link provided by the Reliance Foundation.
The scholarship is applicable only for students who are willing to join a bachelor degree course in the streams like engineering, medical, science, law, pharmacy business management and other social sciences.
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