rdsethnascholarships.org R D Sethna Loan Scholarship Scheme 2014
The R D Sethna Scholarship is one of the oldest and best known scholarship known programme. It was initiated after the death of Mr R D Sethna, Indian Philanthropist in 1938 assisting outstanding and deserving students of all communities. The R D Sethna Scholarship Fund awards only loan scholarships scheme to those students who are Indian citizens , regardless of community, caste or creed. So those who attain the age and eligibility criteria , must apply for this scholarship scheme.
The Loan scholarships is granted to enable the eligible students to undertake scientific, technical, industrial or commercial studies in India and overseas on the condition that they are repayable with interest in terms of the agreement and other documents required to be entered into and executed by applicants and their male guarantors. This scholarship scheme also give assistance to all those candidates who are not ale to pursue their education.
Only those candidates who have passed the Secondary School Certificate examination or other equivalent examination and who have secured minimum 50% of the total marks in the previous final examination and given by them prior to the making of the applications are eligible to apply for a loan scholarship.
An individual proposed as guarantor of the scholarship holder must be a male candidate , and also a permanent resident in Mumbai, and having a monthly income atleast Rs. 10,000/- for those applicants who are pursuing studies in India and Rs. 15,000/- for applicants pursuing studies overseas. All applicants are informed that they must submit the letters of recommendation from 2 recommenders who are permanent residents in Mumbai.
All eligible applications are invited from Indian students of all communities for grant of Loan Scholarships for Scientific, Technical, Medical and other Professional courses in India and abroad.
Candidates are informed that the Application forms can be obtained from the Trust office on payment of Rs.50/- either in cash or by Postal Order.
Candidates are requested to post their forms by post must send a self-addressed of Rs.10/- stamped envelope of size: 23cm x 10cm. Duly filled Application Forms should be delivered to the Trust Office before the last date.
Eligibility Criteria :
- The Loan scholarships will be awarded to those students who undertake scientific, technical, industrial or commercial studies in all over India and overseas on the condition that they are repayable with interest in terms of the agreement and other documents required be entering into and executing by applicants and their male guarantors.
- Only those candidates who have passed minimum Secondary School Certificate examination or other equivalent examination and who have secured atleast 50% of marks in the previous examination which is given by them prior to the making of the applications are eligible to apply for a loan scholarship.
Official Website : http://rdsethnascholarships.org/
Last Date : 31st August 2014
Mr. Farrokh M. Rustomji – CEO,
Esplanade House, 29 Hazarimal Somani Marg,
Fort, Mumbai – 400001.
Tel: +91 22 2207 7044.