Sashakt Scholarship is a one-of-its-kind initiative to encourage young women across India to prepare for and pursue a career in science.
It provides a level playing ground to female students, especially from rural India and low socio-economic backgrounds, to get access to quality education in some of India’s best science institutions by offering financial support and mentorship throughout their undergraduate studies.
Bright, young girls with a record of academic excellence, confident of getting admission to India’s best science colleges, can apply as soon as they complete their Class XII examinations.
Students who opt to study B.Tech., M.B.B.S. and natural/ pure sciences in B.Sc. will be eligible for this scholarship.
Preference will be given to students with rural backgrounds, economically weak backgrounds, and interest in scientific research.
NOTE: The scholarship will be given only to students who have confirmed admissions to any of the colleges listed.
Bangalore – Indian Institute of Science (IISc) M S Ramaiah College of Arts, Science, and Commerce Department of Science, Christ (Deemed to be University) Mount Carmel College St Joseph’s College
Chennai – Madras Christian College Stella Maris College Presidency College Loyola College Queen Mary’s College Ethiraj College for Women
Delhi – Miranda House Hindu College St. Stephen’s College Sri Venkateswara College Hansraj College ARSD Lady Shree Ram College for Women Kirori Mal ANDC
Hyderabad – St. Francis Degree College for Women Bhavan’s Vivekananda College of Science Humanities and Commerce Telangana Mahila Vishwavidyalayam
Kolkata – St. Xavier`s College Bethune College IISER Kolkata
Mumbai – The Mithibai College of Arts Chauhan Institute of Science & Amruthben Jivanlal College of Commerce and Economics Sophia College for Women St. Xavier’s College
Others – IISER Pune IISER Mohali IISER Bhopal IISER Thiruvananthapuram IISER Tirupathi IISER Berhampur
The last date to apply is November 30, 2023.