About the Scholarship
|Prizes & Rewards:||Up to INR 1,00,000|
|Last Date to Apply:||20-11-2023|
|Application mode:||Online applications only|
Badhte Kadam Scholarship 2023-24 is an initiative of the H T Parekh Foundation that aims to help high-performing students from lesser privileged backgrounds overcome financial barriers and successfully pursue their education. This scholarship not only supports students facing economic crises but also aims to provide additional assistance such as mentorship and access to career counselling programs in the future. The scholarship fund is specifically dedicated to covering various academic expenses, including tuition fees, hostel fees, learning devices or aids, books, stationery, and more.
The H T Parekh Foundation was established in 2012 as the philanthropic arm of Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited (now merged with HDFC Bank), to commemorate its Founder Chairman Shri Hasmukh Thakordas Parekh’s significant contribution towards the development sector in India. The Foundation works in partnership with non-profit organisations across India in the focus areas of Education, Healthcare, Environment and Disability.
- Indian students who are currently pursuing general or professional graduation courses are eligible.
- Students with disabilities having a disability level of more than 40% and a valid document can also apply.
- Must have obtained at least 70% marks (60% for students with disabilities) in the previous class or board exams.
- Annual family income of the applicants should be below INR 6 lakh from all sources.