The Santoor Women Scholarship program is an initiative of Wipro Consumer Care and Wipro Cares. It intends to financially support girls from disadvantaged backgrounds, who wish to pursue higher education after grade 12. The program is being launched in 2016-17 and will offer 900 scholarships across the states of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. It is a recurring annual program and selected girls will be supported for the duration of their higher education. The support covers tuition fees and incidental expenses.
Who can apply: Girl students from the states of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana who want to pursue professional courses starting 2016-17 like Engineering, Medicine can apply. Those who intend to pursue higher education in the field of humanities, liberal arts and sciences can also apply under this Santoor Women Scholarship. Preference will be given to students from backward districts.
Number of Scholarships: 900
Scholarship Amount: Upon selection, the winners would be given Rs. 24,000 or Rs. 36,000 per annum, depending on where they pursue their diploma/graduate program. The higher scholarship will apply to students studying in metros and large cities. You are permitted to utilize the scholarship for tuition fees or other expenses incidental to education.
It is a recurring annual program and selected girls will be supported for the duration of their higher education.
The last date to apply for these scholarships is August 31, 2016.
For more details and to download the application form, visit Santoor Women’s Scholarships website.
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