SBIF Asha Scholarship Program 2023 – Apply Online, Eligibility Criteria, Last Date

State Bank of India Foundation (SBIF) is now accepting applications for the SBIF Asha scholarship program 2023 under its education vertical – Integrated Learning Mission (ILM). Under this scholarship program, college students pursuing their first year of undergraduate studies from top NIRF universities/colleges and IITs, MBA/PGDM from IIMs, and Ph.D. from premier institutions are eligible to receive a scholarship of up to INR 5 lakh for 1 year. The eligible and interested candidates can apply for this scholarship before April 30, 2023. In today’s article, we will learn everything there is to know about the SBIF Asha Scholarship program.

Scholarship for Undergraduate Courses 2023

The scholarship provides benefits for the UG course of up to INR 50,000 for one year.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have secured a minimum of 75% in their Class 12 examination.
  • Students pursuing the first year of their undergraduate studies at top NIRF universities or colleges in the academic year 2022–23 are eligible.
  • The applicants’ total family income from all sources must not exceed INR 3 lakh. 
  • Students from PAN India are eligible to apply.

Documents Required

  • Previous academic year mark sheet (Class 12 or graduation or postgraduation, whichever is applicable)
  • Valid Identity Proof (Aadhaar card)
  • Photograph of the student
  • Proof of income must be valid, certified, and government-authorized
  • Proof of admission for the current year (fee receipt/ admission letter/institution identity card/bonafide certificate)
  • Bank account details of the candidate or parent

Scholarship for IIM Students 2023

The scholarship provides benefits for IIM students of up to INR 5,00,000 for one year.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Students pursuing their first year of MBA or PGDM courses at top IIMs in the academic year 2022–23 are eligible.
  • Candidates must have secured a minimum of 75% aggregate marks at graduation.
  • The applicants’ total family income from all sources must not exceed INR 3 lakh. 
  • Students from PAN India are eligible to apply.

Documents Required

  • Previous academic year mark sheet (Class 12 or graduation or postgraduation, whichever is applicable)
  • Valid Identity Proof (Aadhaar card)
  • Photograph of the student
  • Proof of income must be valid, certified, and government-authorized
  • Proof of admission for the current year (fee receipt/ admission letter/institution identity card/bonafide certificate)
  • Bank account details of the candidate or parent

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Scholarship for Ph.D. Students 2023

The scholarship provides benefits for Ph.D. students of up to INR 2,00,000 for one year.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Students enrolled in the first year of a Ph.D. programme (any stream) at recognized institutions in the academic year 2022–23 are eligible.
  • Candidates must have secured a minimum of 75% aggregate marks at postgraduation.
  • The applicants’ total family income from all sources must not exceed INR 3 lakh. 
  • Students from PAN India are eligible to apply.

Documents Required

  • Previous academic year mark sheet (Class 12 or graduation or postgraduation, whichever is applicable)
  • Valid Identity Proof (Aadhaar card)
  • Photograph of the student
  • Proof of income must be valid, certified, and government-authorized
  • Proof of admission for the current year (fee receipt/ admission letter/institution identity card/bonafide certificate)
  • Bank account details of the candidate or parent

Scholarship for IIT Students 2023

The scholarship provides benefits for IIT students of up to INR 3,40,000 for one year.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Students pursuing the first year of their undergraduate studies at top IITs in the academic year 2022–23 are eligible.
  • Candidates must have secured a minimum of 75% aggregate marks at the Class 12 examination.
  • The applicants’ total family income from all sources must not exceed INR 3 lakh. 
  • Students from PAN India are eligible to apply.

Documents Required

  • Previous academic year mark sheet (Class 12 or graduation or postgraduation, whichever is applicable)
  • Valid Identity Proof (Aadhaar card)
  • Photograph of the student
  • Proof of income must be valid, certified, and government-authorized
  • Proof of admission for the current year (fee receipt/ admission letter/institution identity card/bonafide certificate)
  • Bank account details of the candidate or parent

How can you apply online for the SBIF Asha Scholarship Program 2023?

The candidate needs to follow the below-mentioned steps to complete the online application process

  • Firstly, visit Budd4Study.
  • Log in and register on Buddy 4 Study with your email, mobile, or Gmail account.
  • Then, you will be redirected to the ‘SBIF Asha Scholarship Program 2023’ application page.
  • Click on the “Start Application” button to begin the online application process, and then fill in the required details correctly in the online application form.
  • Upload all the required documents.
  • Accept the “Terms and Conditions” and, checking if the entered details are correct, click the “Submit” button to complete the application process.

Note: The information provided in this article is for informational purposes only. Please visit the official website of the scholarship provider for the eligibility criteria, documents required, and terms and conditions before applying for the scholarship.

FAQ – SBIF Asha Scholarship Program 2023

What documents are required for the Asha scholarship?

Admission proof of the current year (Admission Letter, Institution Identity Card, Fee Receipt, Bonafide Certificate), the bank details of the student or the parents, proof of income (an income certificate from the legal authority or salary slips, Form 16A), a passport-size photograph of the applicants, and a previous academic year mark sheet (Class 12 or graduation or postgraduation, whichever is applicable).

How do I apply for the scholarship?

Eligible and interested candidates can apply online mode at the Buddy4Study website.

When is the application deadline?

Interested candidates can apply for the scholarship before April 30, 2023.

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