Keep India Smiling Foundational Scholarship & Mentorship Programme-Apply Online, Eligibility, Last Date

Good day, everyone! Here is some great news for all deserving and meritorious students who want to pursue their careers in order to fulfil their dreams but are not able to do so because of financial issues. Keep India Smiling Foundational Scholarship & Mentorship Programme aims to provide financial help as well as mentorship and career guidance to those facing financial issues.

The application for this scholarship is open now, and the last date to apply is March 31, 2023. If any eligible student is not applying for this scholarship, you should apply now.

Apart from the education scholarships, there are also other scholarships for sportspersons and individuals who serve others.

Keep India Smiling Foundational Scholarship & Mentorship Programme- Overview

Scholarship NameKeep India Smiling Foundational Scholarship & Mentorship Programme
Scholarship ForClass 11 Students / 3 Year Graduation / BDS / for sportspersons and individuals who help others
Scholarship ByColgate-Palmolive India Ltd
Implementation PartnerBuddy4Study
NGO PartnerShikshadaan Foundation
Scholarship AmountRs 20,000/- to Rs 75,000/- (per annum)
Last DateMarch 31st, 2023
Official LinkApply Here
Scholarship Overview

This article will guide you through everything essential about the Keep India Smiling Foundational Scholarship & Mentorship Programme, including the eligibility criteria, documents required, and important dates related to the scholarship.

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Scholarship for Class 11

The Selected candidates will get a Scholarship amount of INR 20000 per annum for two years. You can find the eligibility criteria and required documents mentioned below in the table

Eligibility Criteria

  • The Student must have passed the Class 10 board examination in 2022.
  • He/She must be enrolled in Class 11 at a recognized school in India.
  • Should have scored at least 75% in Class 10 board exams.
  • The family income per year must not be more than 5 Lakhs INR.

Documents Required

  • Class 10 mark sheet
  • Photograph
  • Identity proof
  • Proof of Income
  • Fee receipt/Admission letter/College ID card/Bonafide certificate
  • In the case of any physical disability, a disability certificate will be required.

Scholarship for 3-Year Graduation 

The selected candidates will receive a scholarship amount of INR 30,000 per year for 3 years. The eligibility criteria and required documents for this scholarship are

Eligibility Criteria

  • The student must have passed the Class 12 board examination with a minimum of 60% in  2022.
  • He/She must be enrolled in a 3-year graduation programme in a recognized institution in India.
  • Family Income per year must not be more than INR 5 Lakhs.

Documents Required

  • Class 12 mark sheet
  • Photograph
  • Identity Proof
  • Proof of Income
  • Fee Receipt/Admission Letter/College ID card/Bonafide certificate
  • In the case of any physical disability, a disability certificate will be required.

Scholarship for the BDS course

The selected candidates will get a scholarship amount of INR 50,000 per annum for 4 years.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The student must have passed the Class 12 board examination with a minimum of 60% in either 2021 or 2022.
  • He/She must be enrolled in 1st year in any recognized BDS college in India.
  • Family Income per year must not be more than INR 5 Lakhs.

Documents Required

  • Class 12 mark sheet
  • Photograph
  • Identity Proof
  • Fee Receipt/Admission Letter/College ID card/Bonafide certificate
  • In the case of any physical disability, a disability certificate will be required.
  • Entrance examination results will be required in the case of those seeking admission.

Scholarship for Sportsperson

The selected candidates will receive a scholarship amount of INR 75,000 per year for 3 years and also Mentorship support from the Colgate KIS Program.

Eligibility Criteria

  • He/She must have represented at the state or national level in the last 3 years.
  • He/She must have ranked within the top 500 in the national ranking/within the top 100 in the state ranking.
  • Age Limit: 9-20 Years(as on  31st August 2022)
  • Family Income per year must not be more than INR 5 Lakhs.
  • Should have affiliated with a Sports Coach or a recognized Sports Body/Federation/Academy.

Documents Required

  • Photograph
  • Identity Proof
  • Proof of Income
  • Proof of Age/Class 10 mark sheet
  • Proof of affiliation with a recognized sports body/federation/academy or association with a sports coach
  • Scanned copy of the Highest performance achievement certificate

Scholarship for Individuals Helping Others

The selected candidates will receive a scholarship amount of INR 75,000 per year for 2 years and also Mentorship support from the Colgate KIS Program.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The minimum educational qualification is graduation.
  • He or she must be from the economically weaker or moderate-income group of society.
  • The candidate should be actively engaged in activities like Teaching, training, and skilling a group of underprivileged children.

Documents Required

  • Photograph
  • Identity Proof
  • Proof of Income
  • In case of any physical disability, a disability certificate will be required.
  • Name & Registration number of NGO/Rotary/Association/ Not for profit

Note: The information provided in this article is for reference purposes only. Please visit the official website for more information about the scholarship before applying.

FAQ – Keep India Smiling Foundational Scholarship & Mentorship Programme

What is the last date to apply for Colgate’s Keep India Smiling Scholarship?

The last date to apply for the scholarship is March 31, 2023.

How can a student apply for the Keep India Smiling Scholarship?

Eligible students can apply for the scholarship through the official Colgate website.

Who is eligible for the Keep India Smiling Scholarship?

The scholarship is available to students in classes 11, 3 years of graduation courses, and BDS courses. Aside from that, there are a few more special scholarship programmes for sportspersons and individuals helping others.

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