Jindal Trust Studentship

Introduction

The Jindal Trust Studentship awards are scholarships awarded by the Sitaram Jindal Foundation or SJ Jindal Trust as called previously. The SJ Jindal Trust was established by Dr. S. R. Jindal with the able assistance of his wife Smt. Jamnadevi Jindal since 1969. Among its many objectives, the Sitaram Jindal Foundation focuses mainly on

  • Providing financial assistance and maintaining schools, colleges, pathshalas and other centers of learning for the education of children

  • Establish schools, colleges and educational institutions for the spread of knowledge and mental growth of individuals in the country.

  • Offering financial help to orphanages, old age homes and homes for rehabilitation of women who are in distressed condition.

  • Offering financial help to physically disabled students.

Trust Studentship

The S. J. Jindal Foundation has since the beginning awarded scholarships and financial grants to outstanding students belonging to the economically backward section of the society.

These scholarships have been awarded to students to help them to study the higher education courses and acquire graduation, post-graduation degrees in the field of engineering, agriculture, veterinary sciences, medicine etc. In case of students who perform exceptionally well in their academic careers, the amount of financial assistance under the scholarships are enhanced. Scholarships under the aegis of the S. J. Jindal Foundation are also given to academically sound girl students so that they can prove their excellence and become financially independent.

The Jindal Trust Studentship will be provided for:

  • B. Tech Scholarships

  • BA Scholarships

  • B. Arch Scholarships

  • B. Com Scholarships

  • B. E. Scholarships

  • B. Ed. Scholarships

  • B. Pharm Scholarships

  • BSc Scholarships

  • BSc Agriculture Scholarships

Eligibility Criteria for the Jindal Trust Studentship

The S. J. Jindal Foundation scholarships are available to:

  • Girl students studying in classes 9 and 10.

  • Girl students studying in classes 11 and 12.

  • Graduates from all streams such as Arts, Science, Commerce, Pharmacy, Homeopathy, Naturopathy, Engineering, Medicine.

  • Post graduate courses in Arts, Science, Pharmacy, Library Science, Mass Communication, Veterinary Science etc.

  • Students who have obtained more than 65% marks in the courses mentioned above are eligible to apply for the scholarships. Students should have passed the earlier examination in the first attempt.

  • Girl students who have obtained atleast 50% marks in class 9 or 10 are eligible for the scholarships.

  • Since the scholarships are for students representing the financially weaker sections of our society, documentary evidences are required to be submitted to the Foundation for availing of the scholarships.

  • The candidates applying for the scholarships should be citizens of India.

  • The candidates should not be in employment either part time or whole time.

  • Students who are either registered in part time courses or are pursuing private correspondence courses cannot avail of the scholarships.

Value of Scholarships

The scholarship amount differs from a monthly allowance of Rs. 400/-to Rs. 2, 200/-

Eligibility Criteria for the Jindal Trust Studentship

The eligibility criteria for the Jindal Trust Studentship are quoted below:

  • Candidates applying for the studentship should have a Bachelor's degree with atleast 60% marks.

  • Candidates must necessarily belong to the economically weaker section of the society.

Duration

The number of fellowships that awarded in year are not fixed. The Fellowships are for a period of 1 year.

Application procedure of the Jindal Trust Studentship

Applications for the studentships are scrutinized and judged by the Trust members and selection is done by them. The applications should have the information stated below:

  • Information about family.

  • The course for which he/she is applying for scholarship.

  • Percentage of marks obtained in the previous examination.

  • Yearly income of parents.

  • Valid reasons for applying for the scholarship.

Value of Fellowships

The Fellowships provide for tuition fees of the students.

Address

For students in the northern and eastern parts of India the contact address is:

  • Sitaram Jindal Foundation, Naturalle, No. 11, Green Avenue, Behind Sector D 111, Bhatta Road, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi 110 070
  • Phone: 011 26890962 − 63 011 − 26890914
  • Email: jaldel@jindalaluminium.com

For students in the southern and western parts of India the contact address is:

  • Sitaram Jindal Foundation, Jindal Nagar, Tumkur Road, Bangalore 560073
  • Phone: 080 2371 7777
  • Email: sjjt@inysonline.org