Basic Qualification and Scholarship Criteria
Applicants must have at least one parent in full-time employment of the Indian Police Service (“IPS”), Rajasthan Police Service (“RPS”), Rajasthan Home Guards (“RHG”) or a Rajasthan cadre officer serving on deputation with equivalent institutions such as the Border Security Force (“BSF”), Central Reserve Police Force (“CRPF”) or Central Bureau of Investigation (“CBI”), amongst others. On a limited and exceptional basis, the Board will consider applicants whose parent(s) is serving in the police services outside this preferred group described above.
This is a merit-based and not a need-based scholarship available to children of officers and non-officers, equally. Scholarships are offered for studies in science and engineering, medicine and pharmacology, economics, and finance.
The Foundation will provide ALL expenses for completing the chosen field of study including, but not limited to, the following: tuition, room & board, travel to and from India, clothing and incidental expenses, medical insurance, and all other study related expenses not described herein. This is not a work-study program … only a study focussed program.
Mandatory Requirement for Applying for Scholarship from the Foundation:
- Applicant must first obtain admission to Indian Institute of Technology (“IIT”), Birla Institute of Technology and Science (“BITS”) or any equivalent university in India for undergraduate studies in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (“STEM”), based on merit; and
- Applicant must complete one year (two regular semesters) with exemplary grades.
Applications may be submitted after completion of the first semester, described above. The Foundation will advise if applicant is conditionally approved, depending on results of the second semester; Scholastic Aptitude Test (“SAT”) scores; and subsequent application and admission to a selected top-tier university in the USA.