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Abdul Kalam Scholarship 2020-21 Application Form, Eligibility, Rewards

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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 of this scholarship. The APJ Abdul Kalam Scholarship has been recognized by several domestic as well as international Universities, to provide monetary support to the struggling Indian students.

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Dr. Kalam Scholarship Application Form 2020

1- IGNITE Awards 2020

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 2019 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.


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.

How To Apply

Submission can be done by following methods.

  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 P/A. 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.

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3- AcSIR Summer Training Program 2020-21

AcSir is funded and supported by the Academy of Scientific & Innovating Research. Candidates obtain a bachelor's or Master's Degree in science are eligible to apply 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.

Reward: Selected students will get up to INR 25000 and INR 5000 as travel allowances.

4-Kalam Technology Innovation National Fellowship

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.


  • 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.


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. 31st December 2020.

Selection Procedure

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

5- Notice Board Internship Experience Writing Competition 2020

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.


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

Last Date to Apply


Note - Students can apply through the official website [email protected] from May 23, 2019, within two weeks of completion of the internship.

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Eligibility for Abdul Kalam Scholarship Apply Online

  • Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam 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 the Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Scholarship are free to receive Stipends or any other financial assistance from other sources, however, they must inform the University about the same.

Reward Of Kalam Scholarship On Monthly Basis

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

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

Selection Procedure For APJ Abdul Kalam Scholarship

  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.

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Important Documents Kalam Scholarship Registration

  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
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