SHDF Scholarship 2016

Last date to apply

June 30,2016

About Nishkam Scholarship

SHDF Scholarship 2016 are given by Sikh Human Development Foundation, USA (SHDF) and Nishkam Sikh Welfare Council, New Delhi. Also known as Sikh Human Development Foundation Scholarship, SHDF Scholarship 2016 is for students pursuing Professional Courses. Students belonging to needy families are only eligible to apply.

SHDF scholarships 2016 registrations are open for regular students studying in recognized Colleges and Universities for Professional Degree/Diploma Courses such as;

  • Engineering/IT
  • Computer Science
  • Medical/Nursing
  • Home Science
  • Architecture
  • Agriculture
  • Business Management
  • B.Ed
  • Journalism
  • CA  

The last date to apply for the SHDF Scholarship 2016 is June 30, 2016. Written Test and Interviews of the shortlisted candidates will be conducted in August/September 2016 the dates are yet to be announced. 

Under this programme, scholarships up to Rs. 27,000 per year per student plus Incentives up to Rs. 3,000 to Toppers / Position Holders).The scholarship is renewable on the annual basis during the tenure of the course based on the performance of the candidate.

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Nishkam Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

Gender  Any
Region  All India
Class/ Age  Diploma,UG & PG
Details
  • The candidates must be pursuing a professional diploma, Undergraduate or postgraduate courses in a recognized institution/University in India.
  • The applicant must have obtained at least 60% marks in the previous year’s / Semester’s examination.
  • The gross family income of the applicant must not exceed an average of Rs.12500 per month (i.e. Rs. 1,50,000 per year).

Nishkam Scholarship Reward

Scholarship Up to Rs. 27,000 per year per student is given by to the selected students plus Incentives up to Rs. 3,000 to Toppers / Position Holders is distributed by Nishkam Sikh Welfare Council (Regd.)

  • 4013+ Scholarships Awarded
  • 1500+ Students Graduated
  • 30+ Disciplines Covered
  • Covered all districts of Punjab

Last year SHDF has provided scholarships to students in 30+ disciplines. Graduated scholarship recipients have been gainfully employed with multi-national companies like Infosys and American Express, and known national organizations like Indian Air Force, Department of Space, State Bank of India, Merchant Navy and other business enterprises.

Nishkam Scholarship Application form and Process

Applicants participating in the scholarship program can only apply online by downloading and filling the form from the link given below.

Click here to apply

  •  The application form has to be filled in Block Letters in candidate's own handwriting. 
  • The candidate must make sure to fill in all the columns with NO DOTS or BLANK. No columns must be left blank as it will lead to rejection of the application. 
  • Make sure to enclosed the required documents with the application form, the list is given below:

List of documents to be enclosed with application form:

  • Three passport size colored photographs. Paste TWO photographs at an appropriate place in the Application Form and ONE with your name on the backside of it in an envelope to be attached to the form.
  • Self-attested Copies of Mark sheets of 10 and Class 10+2.
  • DMC copy duly attested by Gazetted officer (for Examinations passed during April 2015 to March 2016) of professional courses.
  • Self-attested copies of fees receipts paid for the period from June 2015 to May 2016 (from Jun 2016 onwards for New admission).
  • Proof of family income (Both parents):  Must attach attested copy of latest Income Tax Return / Employer Certificate/Pension Certificate mentioning yearly income, the original valid certificate from the Tehsildar or village Sarpanch (stating agriculture land’s acreage and annual income).
  • For daily wage laborers, small shopkeepers (specify the type of shop), self-employed persons (who have filed no income tax return) provide the original affidavit, stating income from all sources as per the appropriate FORMAT enclosed with application form.

Submission of SHDF Scholarship Application Form

The candidates have to send the duly filled-in Scholarship Application Form along with the required enclosures to the Nishkam Office by June 30, 2016 (till 5 pm). Write “SHDF Scholarships-2016” on the top of the envelope containing the application and send it by registered post or courier to the following address:

“Nishkam Sikh Welfare Council (Regd.),
Nishkam Bhawan, B-Block,
Tilak Vihar, New Delhi-110018”

Admit card: The admit cards for the written test will be sent to e-mail and not through post. Schedule of written test and venue will be intimated through said admit card or at our website www.nishkam.org .

Nishkam Scholarship Selection Process

The applications received at the Nishkam Office will be checked, the eligible candidates whose application forms are found complete in all respects will have to appear in the Written Test. 

  • Nishkam council will assign Roll No. to each shortlisted applicant through email or website. The selected candidates are advised to always keep Roll Number ready while contacting Nishkam Council.
  • Candidates qualifying the written test will be called for Interview by Nishkam Sikh Welfare Council (Regd.). The applicants will be shortlisted on the basis of the Interview.

  • Date, time, and venue for the interview will be notified later on.

Written Test for SHDF Scholarship 2016


The written test for SHDF Scholarship will be conducted in the Punjabi Language. The test will consist of the following two papers: 

Exam

Subject

Syllabus

Paper 1 

Punjabi Elementary test

General Grammar

Paper 2

 Religious & Moral Studies

From book “Naitik Sikhiya”


The book NAITIK SIKHIYA, published by Guru Gobind Singh Study Circle is available on sale at book stalls in different test centers in Punjab and Delhi. The students from New Delhi may purchase the book from:

Nishkam Sikh Welfare Council (Regd.),
B-Block, Tilak Vihar,
New Delhi-110018.

The applicant must score a minimum of 50% marks in each of the above two papers to become eligible for the interview.

Nishkam Scholarship Address

Nishkam Sikh Welfare Council (Regd.), 
B-Block, Tilak Vihar, 
New Delhi-110018.

Nishkam Scholarship Contact Details

Phone No.011-28333842/011-28333377,
Email-ID: nishkamsewa1984@gmail.com

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