The Trust has been established to carry forward the cherished dream of Late Shri G. P. Birla, the renowned Industrialist and Philanthropist, to promote education, develop human resources and empower the youth of the Country. With this objective, the Trust proposes to grant Scholarships to meritorious students, male or female, from West Bengal, who have in the year 2018, passed class XII examination and have secured 80% marks or more from State Board or 85% or more from Central Board and are in need of financial help to pursue further studies.
Further studies may be in any stream including Science, Humanities, Engineering, Medicine, Architecture, Commerce, Law, Chartered Accountancy, Company Secretaryship and Cost Accountancy Course in any recognized University/Institution in India.
Scholarship amount will be to cover Tuition Fees and Hostel Fees, [where applicable], subject to a ceiling of Rs. 50,000/- per student per year. The Scholarship will be granted to 100 selected students for one year at a time and to be continued upon satisfactory performance by the Student in the preceding year, as evaluated by the Trust, up to completion of the Course subject to a ceiling of 4 years, on yearly basis. Additional onetime payment of Rs. 7000/- towards purchase of Books in 1st Year shall also be given.
For selection of Students for Scholarship, an Expert Panel of the Trust will review the applications received and interview shortlisted prospective candidates. The decision of the Expert Panel will be final. Applications may be forwarded through the Head of the Institution from which the Student has passed Class XII or where he has taken admission. It is expected that financial support of GP Birla Educational Foundation will help produce future leaders of the country.
Send the completed application form along with enclosures to:-
“G.P. Birla Educational Foundation, 78, Syed Amir Ali, Avenue, Kolkata – 700019”.