COVID Crisis (Jyoti Prakash) Support Scholarship 2021

Last Modified: 26 May 2024

An initiative of Buddy4Study India Foundation, COVID Crisis (Jyoti Prakash) Support Scholarship, aims at providing support to children whose family was struck by the COVID-led crisis due to which they have very little or no support for continuing their further education. Under the programme, scholarships will be provided to such candidates for continuing their education without any issue. Mentoring and guidance will also be provided under the scheme.

Latest Update - The last date for submission of COVID Crisis (Jyoti Prakash) Support Scholarship 2021 application is 31st July 2021.

COVID Crisis Support Scholarship - Quick Overview

Scholarship Name

COVID Crisis (Jyoti Prakash) Support Scholarship

Scholarship Provider

Buddy4Study India Foundation

Scholarship Type

COVID Crisis Scholarship


Classes 1st to Graduation

Benefits/ Awards

₹ 9000 - ₹ 30000

Application Process


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COVID Crisis (Jyoti Prakash) Support Scholarship - Important Dates


Important Dates

Deadline for application submission

31st July 2021

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COVID Crisis (Jyoti Prakash) Support Scholarship: Quick Overview

Deadline 31 Jul 2021
Class / Course Pre-Matric, Post-Matric
Scholarship Type COVID Crisis Scholarship
Awarded Amount ₹ 9000 - ₹ 30000
Age Limit N/A
Gender All
Religion All
State All
Country India
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Eligibility for COVID Crisis Support Scholarship 2021

Following eligibility criteria must be fulfilled for getting the scholarship:

  • Applicants must be Indian nationals.
  • Must be studying in classes from 1st to Graduation.
  • Must be enrolled and continuing their education.
  • Must have faced any of the two below-mentioned crisis:
  • Lost their parent(s)/ earning family member since January 2020


  • The earning family member has lost their job during the COVID pandemic

Benefits under COVID Crisis Support Scholarship

The following benefits will be provided to candidates. Here is the class-wise distribution:


Benefits/ Awards

Below Class 8th

₹ 9,000

Classes 9th and 10th

₹ 12,000

Classes 11th and 12th

₹ 15,000

Pursuing graduation

₹ 18,000 to 30,000

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Other Benefits

  • One-to-one or one-to-many online mentoring programmes from working professionals
  • Career counselling, learning and development classes

Required Documents

  • Passport size photograph
  • Marksheet of previous educational degree
  • Government-issued ID proof (PAN card/ Aadhaar card/ Driving License/ Voter ID)
  • Current year’s admission proof (admission letter/ fee receipt/ institution ID card/ bonafide certificate)
  • Crisis documents (Death certificate or proof of job loss)
  • Reference from a person about the family’s crisis (can be doctor, school teacher, head of school/ college or a government officer)
  • Applicant’s or parents’ bank account details 

Application Process for COVID Crisis Support Scholarship 2021

Follow the steps provided here to fill the application form:

  • Visit the official Buddy4Study website
  • You will see the link for the scholarship on the home page. Click it.
  • On the scholarship page, click on the Apply Now button under the application process section.
  • Click on the ‘Register’ link for new registration.
  • Register with your Facebook/ Google account or provide the information asked such as name, mobile number, email ID, and password. Click the ‘Register’ button.
  • After successful registration, log in and you will be redirected to the COVID crisis support scholarship page.
  • Click on the ‘Start Application’ button.
  • Fill in all the required details.
  • Upload the required documents.
  • Accept the terms and conditions.
  • Click on the ‘Preview’ button, check all the details carefully and ‘Submit’ the application form to complete the process.

Selection Procedure for COVID Crisis Support Scholarship 2021

The final selection will be done based on the following criteria:

  • Socio-economic background
  • Need-cum-crisis
  • Subjective answers related to life situation and support requirements
  • Document verification
  • Telephonic interaction

The decision of the selection committee will be final in the selection of scholars.

COVID Crisis Support Scholarship - (Frequently Asked Questions) FAQs

Question 1: What is the last date for scholarship application submission?

31st July 2021.

Question 2: Will there be any extension on the last date for application submission?

There is no information related to the same yet.

Question 3: How will I receive the scholarship amount?

The scholarship amount will be transferred to the applicant's bank account on an annual basis.

Question 4: Do I need to renew the scholarship?


Question 5: What documents are required for scholarship renewal?

Fee receipt of the new year and academic grade report of the last exam passed.


Amit das, July 16, 2021

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