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Samsung Star Scholarship 2017

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31 August 2017

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About Samsung Star Scholarship

Samsung Star Scholarship 2017 is a scholarship programme offered by Samsung Electronics Private Limited for Indian Students as part of its corporate social responsibility initiatives. The Samsung scholarship is initiating the scholarship across Indian Institute of Technology and National Institute of Technology for the benefits of the students of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas to provide them with the higher opportunities for good quality higher education. Under Samsung Star Scholarship 2017, students selected will get their Tuition fee, Hostel Fee and Mess charges waived off as a reward for the scholarship Scheme.

The duration of the scholarship will be 1 academic year which can be extended to three to four years; Applicants can get the detailed information on Eligibility, Application Form, Rewards.

About Samsung

Samsung is a South Korean multinational company which provides the wide ranges of electronics. Its mobile phones have become its most important source of income. Samsung India is at the spearhead to empower the youth of India with education through technology. Samsung does not stop here only; it is now initiating to support the dreams of the students and to help them in their journey of academic excellence.

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Samsung Star Scholarship 2017 Dates

Events Dates
Samsung Star Scholarship starts 7 August 2017
Samsung Star Scholarship ends 31 August 2017
Announcement of Scholarship 29 September 2017

Selected Institutes for Samsung Star Scholarship 2017

  • Indian Institute of Technology: The Samsung Star scholarship programme is offered at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) at the following locations. The candidates are suggested to look at the table below.

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North Guwahati







Top Engineering Colleges in India

  • National Institute of Technology: The Samsung Star scholarship programme is offered to the students of National Institute of Technology (NIT) at the following Institute. The list of the National Institute of Technology is given along with the location. Candidates are advised to see the table below.

Name of the institutes


National Institute of Technology


Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology


Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology


National Insitute of Technology


National Institute of Technology


National Institute of Technology


Malaviya National Institute of Technology


Dr B.R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology


National Institute of Technology


National Institute of Technology


Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology


National Institute of Technology


National Institute of Technology


National Institute of Technology


National Institute of Technology


National Institute of Technology


SV National Institute of Technology


National Institute of Technology


National Institute of Technology


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Samsung Star Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

Gender Any
Region India
Class/ Age Class 10 & 12

The Samsung Star Scholar Scholarship programme is offered to the following students:

  • The candidates should have completed 18 years of age to be eligible for the scholarship 
  • If the candidate is below 18 years, then he/she needs to counter signed their application form by their respective legal guardians
  • The scholarship would be offered to the selected educational institutes such as Indian Institute of Technology and National Institute of Technology.
  • The candidates who have passed class 10 & 12 in the year 2016 would be eligible for the scholarship.
  • The Samsung Star scholarship will be offered to the students graduating from Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya administered by the Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti.
  • The candidates who are in the first year of the B.tech/Dual Degree course would be considered as an eligible candidate.

Samsung Star Scholarship Reward

  • The scholarship will be granted to the students to support their tuition fee, hostel fee and mess charges only.
  • The candidates granted should not be availing of any financial assistance or scholarship related to these expenses from either a Government or Non-Government source, during their pursuance of their B. Tech/Dual Degree (B.Tech+ M.Tech) course from the Institute
  • The duration of the scholarship will be for one academic year, which can be extended to successive three years for B. Tech. Degree course and four years for Dual Degree (B.Tech.+M.Tech.) course which will be based on the rules applicable.

Reward: The mess charges shall be limited to Rs 36,000 annually and the entire amount of annual scholarship shall not exceed Rs 2,00,000

Samsung Star Scholarship Application form and Process

The eligible candidates can fill the application form after downloading it from the link given below and have to submit the same along with the relevant enclosure of the documents to the head of the Samsung office. The address of the office is mentioned below on this page. The application form can be filled on or before the due date i.e. 31 August 2017.

Samsung Star Scholar Application Form - Download Here

Important Points to remember while submitting Samsung Scholarship Application

  • The candidates must fulfil the eligibility criteria as if the candidate does not meet the eligibility criteria then the application form of that candidate will not be considered
  • The candidates need to know that the application form would be filled completely with Black or Blue ink and all the sections are required to be filled.
  • The candidates have to submit only one application with the enclosure of all the relevant documents. The incomplete application would not be considered.

Documents to be enclosed along with Samsung Star Scholarship Application

  • Self-certified copy of class 10 and 12 CBSE Mark Statement
  • Self-certified clear copy of JEE (Main) ranking certificate
  • Self-certified clear copy of Final admission letter from the Institute.
  • Original copy of admission/first semester/annual fee receipt deposited at Institute attested and verified by the Institute’s Dean Academic
  • A signed cancelled cheque of the bank account in which the Scholarship amount has to be deposited.
  • Self-certified clear copy of address proof (only Aadhaar Card will be considered)
  • Self-certified clear copy of PAN Card
  • Brief write up on the following topics
    • Why are you a qualified candidate for a scholarship?
    • How will you be impacted if chosen?

Submission of the Samsung Star Scholarship Application

The application form along with the attachments of all the documents mentioned above will be submitted to the head office of the Samsung. The candidates need to know that the applications must be sent as a hard copy as well as through email. Applications should be emailed in pdf format to the official email address (star.scholars@samsung.com) on or before the date of 31 August 2017 along with all required documents attached. 

The candidates are advised to keep a copy of the completed application form for the future reference. The application form would be sent by the speed post to the following address

Samsung India Electronics Pvt. Ltd.
Corporate Citizenship (CRO)
20th - 24th Floor, Two Horizon Centre,
Golf Course Road, Sector - 43, DLF Phase V,
Gurgaon, Haryana -122002, India

Samsung Star Scholarship Selection Process

  • The Samsung star scholarship would be awarded to Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya students on the basis of their merit at the Joint Entrance Examination Main (JEE Main).
  • The candidates will be notified as to whether they have received a scholarship after 29 September 2017.
  • The selection of the participants will be the sole responsibility of the Samsung so that no request in this regard will be considered.

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Samsung Star Scholarship Contact Details

Samsung India Electronics Pvt. Ltd. 
Corporate Citizenship (CRO) 
20th - 24th Floor, Two Horizon Centre, 
Golf Course Road, Sector - 43, DLF Phase V, 
Gurgaon, Haryana -122002, India

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