Foundation Scholarship Scheme 2017-18 Registration of Economically Backward-EBC Students for Professional Courses, Eligibility Criteria, Online Application/Selection/Renewal Process, Required Documents & Contact Details of NSF India

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    North-South Foundation Scholarship Scheme
    (उत्तर-दक्षिण फाउंडेशन छात्रवृत्ति योजना) is available to the meritorious students who belong to Economically Backward Communities and have secured merit-based admission to Professional Courses (व्यवसायी कोर्स) such as Engineering, Polytechnic, Nursing, Medicine, Agriculture etc. The students must be studying in Government or Govt-aided Institutions or under Government Quota seats in Private Colleges. The scholarship under North South Foundation is annual basis award and not a one-time payment. NSF- North-South Foundation (Encouraging Excellence in Education) is a volunteer driven non-profit organization (स्वयंसेवक संचालित गैर-लाभकारी संगठन) established in 1989. The objective of this organisation is to encouraging excellence in education and develop human resources by giving scholarships to brilliant but needy students in India entering colleges, regardless of religion, gender, or caste (धर्म, लिंग या जाति की परवाह किए बिना). The NSF has distributed more than 4,500 Scholarship to deserving students.

    »»O~Procedure to Apply for North-South Scholarship Scheme (2017-18) through Online Portal of NSF India~O««
    The North-South Foundation provides scholarships to undergraduate students (स्नातक के छात्र) entering into Medicine, Engineering, or 3-year Polytechnic (Degree/diploma in engineering). The students will be selected on the basis of merit and financial need (योग्यता और वित्तीय आवश्यकता) by the judging panel of NSF. The amount of NSF Scholarship is from Rs. 10,000/- (Ten thousand) to Rs. 25,000/- (Twenty-five thousand) per student per year. The students are supported by NSF for their entire course of study until graduation as long as the students maintain high academic standards (उच्च शैक्षणिक मानकों).

    Ω⇒Eligibility Criteria for North-South Foundation Scholarship Scheme 2017-
    In order to apply for the NSF Scholarship Programme 2017, the candidates must meet the following minimum criteria.
    1. The NSF Scholarship Scheme is available to all Indian students (सभी भारतीय छात्र), irrespective of their Age/Gender/Caste or Religion.
    2. The student must be studying in relevant Professional Courses i.e. Engineering, Medicine, or 3-year Polytechnic course in any Government or Govt-Aided College (सरकार या सरकारी सहायता प्राप्त कॉलेज).
    3. Also, the students have to be amongst the top 10% in Classes 10th or 12th in their states.
    4. The parental income (माता-पिता की आय) of students should not exceed more than Rs. 90,000/- (Ninety thousand) per annum from all sources.
    5. Students should not be availing any other aid or scholarship (सहायता या छात्रवृत्ति) for the same course from other sources.

    Ω⇒How to Apply for North-South Foundation (NSF) Scholarship Scheme- 2017?
    An interested and eligible student can apply for NSF Scholarship through online only. There is no offline mode available to fill application for this scholarship. “NSF Application Form” can only be filled online by the students. For online application, the students need to visit the official web portal of NSF India Scholarship Online Application Page (एनएसएफ़ इंडिया छात्रवृत्ति ऑनलाइन आवेदन पेज). The link is mentioned below.
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    All eligible candidates are advised to read the given instructions in the “Applicant Login Page” (आवेदक लॉगिन पृष्ठ) carefully before filling the online application form. After accessing the above website, there are 2 simple steps to complete the application process:

    (Step 1st) Registration Process (पंजीकरण की प्रक्रिया)- First of all, the applicant will have to register into the portal by providing the basic information such as Name, Address, Mobile Number, & Email Id. To fill the Online Application, the applicant must have an Email Id. If you are registered user then do not re-register again, instead of entering your existing Email Id & Password. After this, enter the additional information (अतिरिक्त जानकारी) like Family Annual Income, Course Applying For, and Total Percentage obtained in the entrance exam and then hit the “Save” button to continue.

    (Step 2nd) Online Application Process (ऑनलाइन आवेदन प्रक्रिया)- After successful registration, you will able to fill “Online Application” for NSF Scholarship Scheme. Candidates are advised to fill all the mandatory information to avoid rejections. The details are as follow:
    • »Firstly, enter the personal details (व्यक्तिगत विवरण) like Applicant’s Name, Date of Birth, Gender, Residence Address etc.
    • »Then enter the current education details (मौजूदा शिक्षा विवरण)like Name of the course, Institution Name etc.
    • »In the next section, fill up the 'Past Education Details' (पिछले शिक्षा विवरण).
    • »After that, fill up the Family Members Details & Expenses/Finances (परिवार के सदस्यों का विवरण और व्यय/वित्त).
    • »Statements (बयान): In this part, you will have to answer few questions which are set by the NSF.
    • »Then after, upload one passport size photograph as well as your family photograph as per given instruction in the application form.
    In the last section, fill up the declaration that the mentioned above details are correct and true to the best of your knowledge & belief. Then tick the appropriate box and click on the “Submit” button to complete the process. After submitting the application online, take a printout of the filled-in application form (भरे हुए आवेदन फॉर्म) and then attach the attested hard-copies of the relevant documents (Listed at the end of the form) along with the printed application form. The application must be submitted to the nearest NSF Chapter Office of your area before the last Date. Please click the given below link for Names, Addresses, Email Ids and Phone Numbers of “India Chapter Coordinators” (भारत अध्याय समन्वयक).
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    Ω⇒Required Documents for NSF Scholarship Scheme 2017-
    The following documents are required to be attached with the application form.
    1. Two Passport size photographs of the applicant with signature.
    2. One family photo with standing in front of the house (Where they live in).
    3. Attested copy of Ration Card/Aadhar Card (राशन कार्ड/आधार कार्ड).
    4. A copy of College Admission Receipt (कॉलेज प्रवेश रसीद).
    5. CET/JEE/NEET Rank Card.
    6. Tuition fee paid receipt/payable annually duly certified (वार्षिक रूप से विधिवत प्रमाणित देय) by college authorities.
    7. Bonafide certificate from the college/institution into which student secured admission.
    8. Duly attested copy of the certificate/Mark sheet secured from Classes 10th & 12th.
    9. Income Certificate (आय प्रमाण पत्र) is required issued by a Revenue Department or any other competent authority.
    (A) Selection Process (चयन प्रक्रिया) for NSF Scholarship Scheme- The candidates will be selected on the basis of 'Merit' & 'Family Financial Status'. The academic record (शैक्षणिक रिकॉर्ड) is also seen as the criteria for selection of the candidate. North South Foundation will also review the special circumstances under which the students are submitting his/her application. Once the students will be shortlisted for the scholarship, will be called for the "Final Interview" (अंतिम साक्षात्कार). The preference is given for the NSF Scholarship for the students who coming from government colleges and getting the top rank in the first attempt.

    (B) Renewal Process (नवीकरण प्रक्रिया) for NSF Scholarship Scheme- Those students who are benefited with this scholarship last year and are still eligible can apply for renewal of the NSF Scholarship. Such students have to take a Bonafide Certificate (वास्तविक प्रमाण पत्र) from his/her college/institution, Marksheet of the previous year/semesters, Conduct Certificate, and Fees Paid Receipt for the current year and then forward it along with hard copy of “Renewal Application Form” (नवीनीकरण आवेदन पत्र). All candidates are advised to fill the Renewal Application Form carefully and fill up all the mandatory details to avoid inconvenience.

    Ω⇒Contact Details of North-South Foundation (उत्तर-दक्षिण फाउंडेशन के संपर्क विवरण)-
    NSF Scholarship Scheme (India)
    • »Office Address: - Room Number- 219-220, Model House, 2nd Floor, Panjagutta, Hyderabad, Pin Code- 500-082
    • »Contact Person: - Mr NR Sitaram (National Coordinator)
    • »Mobile Number: - (+91) 88869-21236
    • »Phone Number: - (040) 2335-6368
    • »Official Email Id: -
    • »Other Email IDs: - /
    Ø⇔Last Date of the Application (आवेदन की अंतिम तिथि): - 15th September 2017

    Users, here we provided to you all the information related to North-South Foundation Scholarship Scheme 2017-18 (उत्तर-दक्षिण फाउंडेशन छात्रवृत्ति योजना 2017-18). If you have any query regarding this article then submit your comment below or leave it at “Post Your Question” section. Thanks for visiting Scholarships Mart (India’s Largest Education Discussion Online Forum), stay tuned for more scholarships updates. For more details about NSF India Scholarship Programme, kindly visit the official web portal of North South Foundation (NFS) through the given below link.
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