Merck India Charitable Trust Scholarship Program - Eligibility Criteria, Selection Procedure

Last Updated : 08 Feb 2021
Merck India Charitable Trust Scholarship

Merck India Charitable Trust (MICT) scholarship program is an initiative of Merck India for supporting higher education among underprivileged students. The scholarship is for students residing and studying in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Thane, and Bengaluru. Under this programme, financial assistance is provided to students after passing class 10th till they complete their graduation (in any discipline). Selected students will receive ₹ 35,000 per year (students need to submit the actual receipts of education expenses) to cover their academic expenses. The long-term financial assistance offered under this scholarship encourages talented students from economically weaker families to pursue a bright career and future.

Concerned Authority

Merck India

Scholarship Type

Scholarship for Underprivileged/ Financially Deprived

Courses

All disciplines

Classes

After 10th till Graduation

Award

₹ 35,000 per year

Deadline

23rd February 2021

Region

Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Thane, and Bengaluru

Merck India is known for running various scholarship programmes since 2005. Many students have benefitted from the scholarship in completing their education and are now employed in different fields viz. Medical, Engineering, Science, Commerce, and Aviation.

Latest Update - The last date for submitting the scholarship applications is 23rd February 2021.

Merck India Charitable Trust Scholarship: Quick Overview

Deadline 23 Feb 2021
Class / Course Class 11, Class 12, Undergraduates
Scholarship Type Under Graduate, ALL
Awarded Amount ₹ 35,000 per year
Age Limit N/A
Gender All
Religion All
State All
Country India
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Available Application Forms

Important Dates

Events

Important Dates

Application process started

8th January 2021

Last date for application submission

23rd February 2021

Eligibility Criteria

  • Students must have passed class 10th examination with a minimum of 80% marks in 2020.
  • Family income from all sources must be less than or equal to ₹ 20,000 per month.
  • Students must be currently studying and residing in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Thane, or Bengaluru.

Application Process

Eligible and interested candidates can apply for the scholarship programme through the Buddy4Study official website. The applications will be accepted online as well as offline. Here are the steps to be followed.

Online Mode

  • Go to the official Buddy4Study website.
  • Look for the ‘Merck India Charitable Trust Scholarship Program’ under the Scholarship section.
  • Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button.
  • Complete the registration process using your email account.
  • After successful registration, log in using your ID and password.
  • The scholarship form will appear on the screen.
  • Provide all the details carefully and upload the required documents.
  • Preview the application form and check all the details carefully before final submission.
  • Submit the application form.

Offline Mode

The scholarship applications can also be submitted through offline mode. Here are the steps to be followed:

  • Download the application form from the Buddy4Study official website.
  • Fill the application form carefully.
  • Enclose the filled-in application form along with the copies of required documents in an envelope.
  • Send it to:

Buddy4Study

A 14/15, Workly 3rd Floor,

Sector 59, Noida, Uttar Pradesh - 201309

OR

  • Scan the offline application form and the required documents.
  • Upload the scanned images in the email and send them to [email protected] The subject of the email should be ‘MICT Scholarship Application - candidate’s name - DoB (dd/mm/yy)’

Required Documents

  • Applicant’s passport size photograph
  • Photocopy of class 10th mark sheet attested by institute/ school’s principal or any gazetted officer
  • Income proof (salary slip - last three months) of all earning family members. The income proof must be attested by the respective employer and revenue officer/ tehsildar. The income certificate of the family from the revenue office/ Ration card/ BPL card will also be accepted as income proof.
  • Proof of permanent residence in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Thane or Bengaluru - (rent agreement/ election card/ ration card/ telephone bill/ electricity bill)
  • Student ID proof/ Latest fee receipt (Academic Year 2020-21)
  • Bank passbook or cancelled cheque or original letter from the bank clearly stating the following details:
    • Name of the account holder
    • Account number
    • IFSC code
    • Bank & branch name

Selection Procedure

The selection procedure is completed in the following stages:

Shortlisting - Applications will be shortlisted based on academic performance and financial need. Shortlisted candidates will be informed within two to three weeks of the last date of application submission via email or telephone.

Aptitude Test and Interview - Shortlisted candidates are required to undergo an aptitude test and face-to-face interview round.




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