UWBe announces Scholarship program for 200 students

United Way Bengaluru is inviting applications from 10th standard students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds to apply for our scholarship program in order to pursue your 1st PUC college program.
The Scholarship will be given to 200 students residing in Mahadevapura, WhiteField, HSR Layout, Marathahalli and KR Puram  zone, Bengaluru.
Highlights of the Scholarship
  1. Scholarship covers Admission fees ( pre-fixed amount ), cost of books, stationery, bus pass, subject specific tuitions.
  2. The scholarship includes spoken English and personality development skills, counseling and mentoring sessions for the selected students. These sessions are mandatory and in the interest of these selected students.
  3. During the Education support program period several personality development skills, counseling and mentoring programs will be organized during vacations.
Interested candidates, please write to us at info@uwbengaluru to avail the application forms.
The last date for submitting your duly filled applications with all the required supporting documents will be Friday, 5th May, 2017.
Kindly read the criteria form carefully and reach out to us at 080 40906345/ 2525 8363 if you have any doubts or concerns.
CRITERIA FOR APPLYING FOR SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
  1. The applicant must be a citizen of India, and must provide a copy of proof of citizenship by providing a copy of Aadhar card/Election ID card*
  2. The applicant must be living in and around Mahadevapura, WhiteField, HSR Layout, Marathahalli and KR Puram  zone, Bengaluru.
  3. The applicant must have completed class 10 and must provide a copy of proof appearing for the 10th Board Exam.*
  4. The shortlisted candidate must provide proof of passing the board exam –  must secure at least a cumulative 40% aggregate marks in the recent 10th std board examination.
  5. The applicant must be from economically disadvantaged group/family, and must provide copy of BPL/Ration /other certificates*.
  6. Preference shall be given to girl candidates and coming from families with single parent/widowed mother/ parents suffereing from Health problems such as Cancer, HIV, Kidney failure, orphans.*
  7. The applicant must share details of number of siblings in the family and number of dependents on parents.
  8. The applicant is required to provide a copy of the course details/prospectus of the registered course and institution applied for and provide copy of the statement of tuition and fees*.
  9. The applicant must show proof of financial needs after filling in the application form with all due information about family, parents occupation, family annual income etc*.
  10. The applicant must submit a motivational letter/letter of purpose ( in Kannada or English language) to United Way Bengaluru stating how the scholarship will help.
  11. The applicant has to submit two recommendation letters from teacher and Principal of Institution from where the applicant is passing out.*
  12. The applicant is encouraged to share all extra curricular activities that he/ she has participated in since school years and mention if any awards have been won. (Music, dance, sports, art/craft, theatre etc)
  13. The applicant should attend the interview along with a guardian / parent as part of the selection process on the specified date and time.
  14. UWBe reserves the right to verify the documents submitted by the candidate by conducting personal visits to school, homes and other contacts provided or though our sources.
(*  indicates need for copies of relevant documentation)
Selection procedure of the suitable candidates
  1. All applications are subject to verification for eligibility. Once applications are received the selection team will short- list 220 students for a panel interview and intimate the same over phone.
  2. The short-listed candidates should clear the Interview round which will be conducted by a panel of experts.
  3. Based on the interview round and final results, 200 most deserving candidates will be selected for this scholarship. The decision of the panel is final and binding.
  4. The selected student would be required to sign a partnership agreement to ensure that they will honor the support and strive to complete the program.
 Last dates
1) For submitting an application: The deadline is 5:00 p.m.  Indian Standard Time, May 5, 2017. Applications can be sent via courier delivery or posted to the below address or through email @ info@uwbengaluru.org
Our address is
No: 811, 1st floor, 7th main,
1st cross, HAL 2nd stage,
Bengaluru- 560008
Tel: +91-80-4090 6345, + 91 80- 2525 8363
2) Interview date for the candidates: The shortlisted candidates would be called for a personal interview between 15th and 16th of May to UWBe office or any other location.  Venue details shall be intimated in advance.
3) Announcement of the final list of selected candidates: The final list of shortlisted candidates shall be displayed on UWBe website www.uwbengaluru.org by 24th May 2017.