Female Science Aspirants, Apply for Sashakt Scholarship 2020

Last Modified: 13 Jun 2024

Sashakt Scholarship 2020 by Dr Reddy’s Foundation is for class 12th passed girl students.  After the completion of Sashakt Scholarship 2019 year, the scholarship conducting authorities is all set to launch their 2020 session. The official dates for the same has not been announced yet, however, it is likely to begin from 23rd May 2020 and will conclude on 26th July 2020. The aim of the programme is to encourage more females to pursue a career in Science.

The main goals are as follows:-

  • Encourage and support young, academically bright girls to pursue Science studies.
  • Address the attrition of girl students in Science during the transition from school to college.
  • To contribute more female scientists as mentors and achievers to India and the world.

Financially empower rural and economically challenged girls so that they get access to the best Science education in India.

Sashakt Scholarship: Quick Overview

Deadline 26 Jul 2020
Class / Course Class 12th Passed Girl students
Scholarship Type Under Graduate
Awarded Amount ₹ 240,000 for 3 years of study
Age Limit 25 Years
Gender Female
Religion All
State All
Country India
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Sashakt Scholarship 2020 is a progressive platform, supports the initiative of girl child education. Through this programme, a meritorious girl who wants to pursue Science subject can achieve their dream education. Check complete details of the Sashakt Scholarship below.

About Dr Reddy’s Foundation

Dr Reddy’s Foundation was established in 1996 to allow socially and economically weak groups to take control of their lives. It is a not-for-profit organization set that focuses at developing and testing creative solutions to deal with complex social problems and promote the scale-up of impact by leveraging partnerships. The Foundation works with children, youth (including persons with disabilities), women and Households in over 18 States in India.

Benefits under Sashakt Scholarship 2020

  • The scholarship amount is ₹ 240,000 for 3 years of college.
  • The reward covers the tuition fee, basic living expenses, cost of stationery and books.

Eligibility Criteria - Dr. Reddy’s Sashakt Scholarship 2020

  1. Girls with an excellent academic record.
  2. Students who select pure/natural Science courses for their graduation.
  3. Candidates having interest in Science and belonging to rural or economically weak backgrounds get preference.

How to Apply?

  • Click here to register as a new user.
  • Log-in using the registered details.
  • Start filling the application form.
  • Upload all the essential documents.
  • Select institution.
  • Then, submit admission offer from any one institution.
  • Wait for selection confirmation email.

 Essential Documents

Class 10th Certificate


Class 10th Mark-Sheet


Class 12th Certificate


Class 12th Mark-Sheet


Annual Family Income Certificate

Applicants with family income less than 5 lakhs

Disability Certificate

If applicable

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Listed Colleges

Admissions take place only in listed colleges: -

Delhi: Miranda House, Hindu College

Kolkata: Ramakrishna Mission Vidyamandira, Vivekananda College

Chennai: Madras Christian College, Loyola College

Mumbai: Mithibai College of Arts, Sophia College for Women,  Chauhan Institute of Science & Amrutben Jivanlal College of Commerce and Economics

Hyderabad: St. Ann’s College for Women, St. Francis College for Women

Bangalore: The Oxford College of Science, Department of Science (Christ University)

Sashakt Scholarship Important Dates 2020

Check the below-guided table to know the important dates of the scholarship scheme:

Sashakt Scholarship

Important Dates (Tentative)

Beginning of the application process

23rd May 2020

Last date to apply

26th July 2020

Announcement of the fellowship rewards

18th August 2020

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