Who is offering this scholarship ?
This scholarship is being offered by HDFC Bank under the Educational Crisis Scholarship Support (ECSS) programme.
Who can apply for this scholarship ?
To be eligible for the scholarship, a candidate must fulfil the following criteria:
Be a student under anyone of the following categories
Student in classes 6 to 12 in private, government or government aided schools
Pursuing undergraduate, post-graduate, or Ph.D. courses (full-time or part-time) in colleges or universities recognized under AICTE/UGC/State/Central government rules
Pursuing Diploma/ITI/Polytechnic courses after completing 10th or 12th Standard
Must be facing a personal or family crisis that has occured during the past three years, due to which they are unable to continue bearing the cost of education and are at risk of dropping out of school/college/university
What are the benefits ?
Each individual scholar will receive the following benefits:
For school students: INR 10,000, or annual school fee (whichever is lower)
For college/university students: INR 25,000, or annual fee (whichever is lower)
For Diploma/ITI/Polytechnic courses after 10th or 12th Standard: INR 25,000, or annual fee (whichever is lower)
PLEASE NOTE: The scholarship will be disbursed in the form of a Demand Draft (DD) made in favour of the school/college/university. In no case shall funds be disbursed in cash or directly to the student.
How can you apply ?
The application form can be submitted online by following these steps:
Step 1: Click on "Apply Now"Step 2: Fill in the requested details Step 3: Upload the supporting documents.Step 4: Submit the application form
Note: No offline applications will be accepted for this scholarships
What are the documents required for the HDFC Bank Educational Crisis Scholarship Support 2019?
Last year's mark sheets
Address proof (Aadhaar Card/Voter ID/Driving License)
Current Year Admission Proof (Fee Receipt/Admission Letter/Institution ID Card/Bonafide Certificate)
Bank details of the educational institution (Bank Passbook/Cancelled Cheque) (Information will also be captured in the application form)
Income Proof (any of the three proofs given below)
Income Proof issued by Gram Panchayat/Ward Counsellor/Sarpanch
Income Proof issued by SDM/DM/CO/Tehsildar
Document/s as Proof of Crisis (Please refer to Selection Criteria for documents required in each case)
What are the selection criteria ?
An applicant will be considered under the HDFC Bank Education Crisis Scholarship Support if he/she has suffered a personal or family crisis during the past 3 years under any one of the following categories:
DOCUMENT REQUIRED AS PROOF
Death of Earning Member
Death Certificate/Slip/FIR Copy (in case of accident cases)
Job loss of Earning Member (Due to Accident, Critical Illness, Disability, or other reasons)
FIR Copy/Medical Receipt/Disability Certificate/Medical Documents/Termination letter/Affidavit from Gazetted officer
Relevant Document such as Court Order, Letter from respective responsible agency, etc.
Previous and Current Income Proofs
Medical Procedures of Family Member/s
Terms and Conditions
The scholarship will be disbursed in the form of a Demand Draft (DD)
All DDs shall be issued in favour of the school/college/university
No requests shall be entertained for disbursing the funds in cash or directly to the student
The shortlisted students will receive a confirmation on their registered numbers
Selected students will receive intimation from their nearest HDFC Bank branch to collect their DD
The scholarship cannot be transferred in case of a change in school/college/university
To avail the scholarship for another year of study, the students need to submit a fresh application and requalify for ECSS
The scholarship is granted only for 1 year, and can be availed for a maximum of 2 years
NOTE: Only one application per family will be considered for the scholarship