Scholarship for Konkani students

According to a press release, the eligibility criteria will be as follows;

Only candidates with Konkani as mother tongue can apply for this scholarship regardless of cast and religion. Mother tongue certificate needs to be provided while applying; only Candidates who are seeking admission to the first year of the Engineering or MBBS course in 2011 can apply; Only Candidates who have scored above 70 per cent in SSLC and in the core subjects in PUC and also secured a ranking of 20,000 and below in the Entrance
Examination can apply.

The annual income of the family of the candidates should be less than Rs 2.5 lakh.    Student should be willing to sponsor two students on securing employment and should contribute 20 days in a year for community service. The selected candidates will be given Rs 30,000 and Rs 40,000 for the engineering and MBBS.

Candidates must apply online for the scholarships 2011 through an online application module set up by World Konkani Centre on their website: www.vishwakonkani.org.

Application module will be opened for applying from June 5 onwards and will be active only till June 20. Applications received in hard copy will not be processed for the Vishwa Konkani Student Scholarships 2011.

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