Samsung to award 150 new scholarships to JNV Students who have qualified for IITs, NITs

Samsung-awards-150-new-scholarships-to-JNV-Students150 additional students of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV) who have qualified for IITs and NITs this year will be offered financial support of up to Rs. 2 lakh annually for maximum 5 years under Samsung’s ‘Star Scholar’ program. The new additions take the total scholarship count to 300; prior to the announcement 150 sholarships were offered to students annually.  The ‘Star Scholar’ program came into existence in 2016, when 150 students were offered scholarships to pursue higer studies. Willing candidates can download the application form for the scholarship from the Samsung website; last date to submit completed application forms is August 31, 2017. The scholarships will be offered based on the rank obtained by candidates in Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2017. The fincancial aid will cover a host of items including tuition, hostel and mess expenses.

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  • 150 new scholarships have been announced for Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya candidates who have qualified for IITs and NITs

  • The new scholarships are in addition to the 150 scholarships already on offer taking total scholarship count to 300.

  • Each scholarship is worth Rs. 2 lakh per annum and is available for up to five years.

  • Application forms have to be downloaded from the Samsung India website

  • The scholarship program is aimed at needy candidates from rural areas. In the process it seeks to bridge the gap between rural and urban India.

  • Scholarships will be awarded based on JEE Main 2017 scores.

Last date to submit application form: August 1, 2017

 

Speaking about the rationale behind the scholarships, Mr. Deepak Bhardwaj, Vice President, CSR, Samsung India, said that Samusung India endevors to plant the seeds of higher education in rural India so that young, aspiring and capable minds can fulfill their dreams of studying at top institutes in the country. The scholarships are expected to greatly reduce the financial strain of studying in a top institute like the IITs, which otherwise can be financially prohibitive for families with mere incomes.

 

According to the company sources, the scholarships are in line with the company’s drive to take higher education to the masses by taking financial consideration out of the equation. Samsung, which is associated with Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti since 2013, is currently running the Samsung Smart Class program in around 500 odd Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas across the country.

 

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