Fair and Lovely Foundation – Project Saraswati Scholarships
The Fair and Lovely Foundation Project Saraswati Scholarships are awarded to women graduates and undergraduates of exceptional ability who have the mental strength and the determination but not the financial soundness to attain a position of social standing and economic independence. The Fair and Lovely Foundation was instituted with the initiative taken by Hindustan Lever Limited, presently known as Unilever India Limited. The Foundation is dedicated towards economically empowering Indian women through education, training and development of necessary skills.The Fair and Lovely Foundation Project Saraswati scholarships are for a period of 2 years.
Scholarship Type : Scholarships and Fellowships for Postgraduates and Reasearch Scholars
Award Value : In terms of the Project Saraswati Scholarships, graduate and under graduate Indian women are selected on the basis of their educational background and overall performance. The amount of financial assistance given to each student under the scholarship is Rs.1, 00,000 per year
Eligibility : The following are the eligibility criteria for applying for scholarships awarded by the Fair and Lovely Foundation under Project Saraswati: .Applicants should necessarily be women .Applicants should have obtained a minimum of 60% marks at the secondary and higher secondary level for scholarships at the under graduate level .For post graduation scholarships candidates must be graduates .Applicants should have a fair degree of knowledge in English .Awarded for pursuing graduate degrees only
Process : Applications are invited through newspaper publications on an all-India basis. The format of the application is also given along with the advertisement. The advertisements are normally published during May or June every year. The application form is also available in the official website of the Fair and Lovely Foundation. The application form will have to be sent within the specified date along with attested copies of requisite academic certificates / documents .Candidates should also send a write up in English, in not more than 500 words, stating the reason for their seeking the scholarship.
Contact : Fair and Lovely Foundation,P.O. Box No. 11281,Marine Lines Post Office,Mumbai 400 020, Phones: 1800 220130, 022 – 30971682