Pune: Sakal India Foundation, Pune, has invited applications from those wanting to pursue postgraduate (PG) education abroad to avail interest-free loan scholarships for the academic year 2018-2019.
In the year 2017-18, Sakal India Foundation, Pune, had marked over 58 years of promoting excellence in education. On the occasion of the celebration in the service of youth, the Foundation has decided to offer up to 55 interest free loan scholarships each of Rs 60,000 every year on all-India basis. The loans offered can be repaid in two years.
The students, who aspire to pursue PG courses, research studies and PhD in foreign countries, can avail this facility.
The applicant must have secured confirmed admission for PG degree in any foreign university for academic study of not less than one year’s duration for the academic year 2018-2019 or the applicant must have valid registration, for doing research leading to PhD in a statutory university/national institute/institution of equivalent standing in India, two years previous to the date of application for interest free loan scholarship.
In addition, one scholarship of Rs 10,000, which is non-refundable will be awarded to a deserving student prosecuting PG studies or research leading to PhD in journalism satisfying above pre-conditions in India or abroad.
Those, who satisfy above pre-conditions, are advised to write along with a xerox copy of formal admit letter or registration letter of confirmed admission from the concerned university/institute, for a prescribed application form and send a self-addressed envelop admeasuring (11cm x 24cm) with Rs 10 postage stamp affixed, before May 31.
The application is to be posted at the executive secretary, ‘Sakal India Foundation’, Sakal Office Building, 595, Budhwar Peth, Pune - 411 002 (Maharashtra).