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APJ Abdul Kalam Scholarship 2021-22, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Rewards & Registration Last Date

Abdul kalam scholarship is providing to complete their educational dream. Under this scheme, students who want to pursue UG, PG, and Ph.D. Courses can attain benefits and can fulfill their dream of getting a Higher education. It is providing to complete our former president's dream to make 100% literate India. The concept is introducing to provide financial support to Indian students who want to pursue higher studies but are lacking behind because of the shortage of finance/ funds.

Kalam Scholarship Scheme works differently from other junior scholarship schemes. There is no amount that you get on a monthly basis under this Scholarship. However, under this scholarship scheme, the gross fee charged by Jamia Milia Islamia is reimbursed to the student subject to the maximum limit of Rs 10,000 per annum. Female candidates will be given preference under this scholarship, 50% of which is available for female candidates. However, the candidates should adhere to strict eligibility criteria in order to avail themselves of this scholarship. 

Abdul Kalam Scholarship List 2021-22

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IndusInd Foundation ScholarshipStudents got 80 % in their class 12. Must be pursuing a full-time engineering course
Samsung Star Scholar Programme 2021-22An applicant must be pursuing B.Tech or B.Tech+M.Tech dual degree program from the notified IITs and NITs.Candidates must be in the top 50% of their class
Sitaram Jindal Scholarship Scheme 2021-22Class 11th, 12th ITI, Diploma, graduation, and post-graduation.
Central Sector Scheme Of ScholarshipsThe Student must pursue a regular graduate or post-graduate course or professional courses such as medical or engineering from a recognized College/ University. Candidate must secure above 80% in the relevant stream in 12th standard.
R D Sethna Scholarship 2021Students who have passed their 12th exam with at least 50 % marks are eligible to apply for the above scholarship.
HDFC Educational Crisis Scholarship 2021-22All boys and girls from across India studying in between class 6th to postgraduate level can apply for HDFC Scholarship.
Umbrella Scheme for Education of ST Students Post-Matric ScholarshipThis scheme is available only for Gujarat bonafide students, studying inside or outside the state. Candidate family income must be less than INR 2,50,000/- PA
Baba Gurbachan Singh Scholarship SchemeStudents who are pursuing a 1st-year degree/ diploma course from a recognized institution.

APJ Abdul Kalam Scholarship In India 2021 Details

1- IGNITE Awards 2020-21

It offers by some well-known organizations such as Honey Bee Network, SRISTI, and CBSE, National Innovation Foundation (NIF). Students who are studying Class 1st To 12th and want to participate in this Ignite Award 2021 have to send their original creative technological ideas and innovations to the NIF official address. The motive of this initiative is to utilize and promote the creative and innovative ideas/ innovations/ projects of the students. The projects/ Creatives/ Innovations of selected candidates will be put on exhibition.

Eligibility

All those candidates who are out of school and maximum age should not be more than 17 years can elect to participate in this IGNITE Awards.

Steps to fill out the application form-

  1. Click here to submit innovations Online.
  2. Fill out all the correct details.
  3. And Upload your ideas or creativity.
  4. .After filling in all the information then click on the submit button.
  5. After that Candidate can email the details at [email protected]


Last Date To Apply

The last date to apply for this scholarship before 31st August 2020.

2- APJAK Kerala 2020-21

It invites all the students of minority categories to apply for this scholarship. It is granted by the Department of Minority Welfare, Government of Kerala for minority students who are pursuing their diploma course from government/aided polytechnics. Students applying must be of the minority community and their family income should be less than Rs 8 lakh PA. The preference will be given to the candidates below the poverty line.

Last Date – The last date to apply for the scholarship is 30 September 2020.

To know more about this scholarship Click here

3- AcSIR Summer Training Program

AcSIR is funded and supported by the Academy of Scientific & Innovating Research. Candidates who obtain a bachelor's or Master's Degree in science are eligible to apply for this summer training. The main objective of this two-month training program is to provide a chance for students to work with leading scientists in India. Overall only 20 students will receive the fellowship.

Rewards: Selected students will get up to INR 25000 and INR 50000 as travel allowances.

4-Kalam Technology Innovation National Fellowship 2020-21

It invites all the creative and genius engineers to apply for this scholarship. The scholarship is organized by the Indian National Academy of Engineering to support and encourage transitional research and promote innovation and development in the field of engineering.

Eligibility

  • The candidate must be Indian National working in India at a public funding institution.
  • Should possess a bachelor’s Degree and relevant educational qualification.
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years of service left at the organization where he/she is working.
  • The applicant should not have any other fellowship.

Rewards: Selected candidates will get 25k per month along with regular income. It is to be noted that as per the Government of India rule tax will be deducted from a scholarship amount.

Last Date– Candidates can apply on the last date i.e. 30 June 2020

Selection Procedure

The selection will be done by the research committee which comprises experts. The selection of 10 people will be done twice a year.

5- Notice Board Internship Experience Writing Competition 2020-21

Notice board Internship Experience Writing Competition invites any discipline and any level of study except law. Students having PG, UG, and Ph.D. to share the experience with Notice board educational opportunities. The experiences will be published on the notice board and the best write-ups will get attractive cash prizes.

Rewards: There are multiple cash rewards along with E-Certificates given to each 13 prize winners.

Last Date to Apply

15-Aug-2020

Note- Students can apply through the official website [email protected] from May 23, 2021, within two weeks of completion of the internship.

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Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Scholarship 2021 Eligibility for 2021 Online Application

  • Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Scholarship 2021 Scheme is available only for the citizens of India.
  • Candidates who are bonafide students of Jamia Milia Islamia’s undergraduate/ post-graduate and the Ph.D. regular course can apply for this Scholarship.
  • Candidate must have got 75% marks in the requisite course in order to apply for the Scholarship Scheme
  • . For applying against this scheme, students should have cleared the class XII exam OR an undergraduate degree.
  • Candidates must be from financially weaker families whose yearly income is less than or equal to Rs.2.0 Lac (Rs. Two Lacs only) per annum.
  • Female students studying in Jamia Millia Islamia have got a 50% reservation in the above scholarship.
  • Students who have been given Scholarships are free to receive Stipends or any other financial assistance from other sources, however, they must inform the University about the same.

Abdul Kalam Scholarships Rewards on Monthly Basis

The amounts of scholarships that the students will get on a monthly basis are divided into four groups.

GroupAmount
AHostler- 1200Day Scholar- 550
BHostler- 820Day Scholar- 530
CHostler- 570Day Scholar- 300
DHostler- 380Day Scholar- 230

Abdul Kalam Scholarship 2021-22 Selection Procedure

  1. The selection of the candidate under the A.P.J. Scholarship Scheme is subject to fulfilling all the eligibility criteria and needs of the candidate.
  2. The entire procedure works at the discretion of the organization that is providing the scholarship.
  3. Secondly, the economic background of the family will be kept in mind while considering the candidate for scholarship purposes.
  4. Besides, Scholarships are usually awarded to candidates who perform extremely well in academics and overall educational accomplishments are kept in mind.
  5.  Educational accomplishments could be calculated in the form of CGPA, brilliant SAT scores, and other such criteria that could be followed.
  6. This award is for students who score high on standardized tests.


Note:
 
You have to be sure of the regulations of the scholarship and then act or respond accordingly
.

For more information, visit here:

https://www.jmi.ac.in/upload/advertisement/dapjak_scholarship.pdf

Important  Document For Abdul Kalam Scholarship 2020-21 

  1. As age proof, a School-leaving certificate is required.
  2. Identity card issued by the University.
  3. Parent’s Income Certificate issued by the competent authority.
  4. Death Certificate of Mother & Father (in death cases)
  5. A write-up on a justification for getting a scholarship (in not more than 300 words).
  6. The application is to be forwarded by the Dean of Faculty/ Head of Dept./ Director of Centre
  7. Mark sheet of the Last exam Mark Sheet


APJ Abdul Kalam scholarship FAQs 

Que: What is Abdul Kalam Scholarship?

Ans: Abdul Kalam Scholarship is disseminated to honor the former president of India Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. There are different APJ scholarships running by the state governments and other educational institutions. Take a look at the list of different APJ scholarships 2021-22 in this article.

Que: How can I apply for the 2021-22 Abdul Kalam scholarship?

Ans: As there are many scholarships running, you can apply by visiting the relevant scholarship official website. Some applications can also be sent from their respective colleges through the heads of the institution or organization. 

Que: What is the Application Procedure for Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Scholarship?

Ans: Different scholarships have different application processes. You can comment in the section below if you are willing to know about a particular scholarship.

Que: How is the Selection Process for Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Scholarship for Medical/Engineering Aspirants done?

Ans: The selection will be done on the basis of three process –

  • Selected on the basis of financial need and academic background. 
  • Then students will be going through a round of telephonic interviews.
  • After that face to face, the interview will also be conducted if needed. 

Que: How much will the students benefit under the Dr. Abdul Kalam Scholarship 2021?

Ans: ABJ Abdul Kalam Scholarships are providing financial support to the needy and deserving candidates. Financial benefits vary from scheme to scheme to cover full fees or half of it or making a yearly payment directly to the receiver’s account.

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