Sophia Merit Scholarship
Sophia Merit Scholarship is an award given by Sophia Board to Students who are financially backward with meritorious academic profile. Sophia Merit Scholarship receives applications from students of the above-specified criteria. The aspirants have to download the application form from the website. The Board analyzes the applications and they inform their decision to the selected aspirants. These awards are normally distributed in the month of February in their office itself.
Sophia Merit Scholarship Eligibility
Candidates who apply for Sophia Merit Scholarship should have passed in XII. The aspirant should be interested to undergo full time Bachelor degree in Engineering or Medicine from a recognized college or university in India. The aspirant who wishes to get the Sophia Merit Scholarship should have secured an admission in the present academic year. Only students who got admission on merit will be considered for Scholarship. Only first year students entering an engineering or Medical College are eligible to apply. Students have to prove their financial weakness by submitting relevant documents.
Objective of Sophia Merit Scholarship
This Scholarship provides financial assistance to eight new deserving students each year. This Scholarship covers areas on tuition, boarding, lodging and other education-related costs. The Scholarship is provided to all deserving candidates regardless of race, religion, caste, sex, language and location within India. Therefore, there is no special reservation for any caste group in this Scholarship. As Sophia provides a pathway for financially backward students, they should participate in Sophia’s mission when they become successful in life. They provide about Rs.1,00,000 for engineering and Rs. 1,10,000 for medicine. This amount covers the expenses of tuition, boarding and lodging for the entire degree program.
Application Form and Fee
The applications along with the application instructions can be downloaded from the website of Sophia. The student has to go through the instructions before filling the application form. While posting application, students have to submit proof of admission in the Engineering/Medical College for the academic year along with attested copy of XII mark sheet .They have to provide income certificate of guardian for reference. No special fees is deducted along with application. The Board reviews all the applications from which the final decision is made. Most deserving candidates are given more preference.
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