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Organization Details

Particulars Instructions for completing the form
Name Sakal India Foundation
Address 595, Budhwar Peth, Pune 411 002. Maharashtra, India
Telephone no + 91- 20 -24405895
Fax no. 24450583
Email address sakalindiafoundation@esakal.com
Website -
Contact Person Gayatri
+ 91- 20 -24405895
Scholarship / Sponsorship / Fellowship Scholarships, Fellowships as well as Sponsorships.
Courses / Classes for which scholarship is given
  1. Career Development Scholarship ( C. D. S. ) : Post S.S.C. classes i.e. 11 th , 12 th and diploma, undergraduate, graduate, Post graduate.
  2. Interest free Loan Scholarship : Ph.D in India as well as Pursuing higher education ( M. S., Ph.D ) abroad.
  3. Research Fellowships : For doing research in India.
Target Geographical Area ( if any)
  1. C. D. S. : Any student from Maharashtra.
  2. Interest free Loan Scholarship : Any student from India.
  3. Research Fellowships : Any student from Maharashtra.
How do the students know about your scholarship programme
  1. C. D. S. : Mouth to mouth publicity.
  2. Interest free Loan Scholarship : Announcement in News Papers all over India.
  3. Research Fellowships : Announcement in daily News Paper and sending the announcement letters to the research institutions.
Criteria for selecting the candidates
  1. C. D. S. : Percentage of marks, extra-curricular activities, co-corricular activities, family income etc.
  2. Interest free Loan Scholarship : Selection through interviews by the Expert Committee.
  3. Research Fellowships : Research proposals selected by the Expert Committee.
Procedure of selecting the candidates
  1. C. D. S. : To fill the prescribed application form within the stipulated time.
  2. Interest free Loan Scholarship : Announcement in the News Papers. To submit the prescribed application form along with the necessary documents, Conducting interviews by the Expert Committee.
  3. Research Fellowships : To submit the prescribed application form within the stipulated time, along with the Rssearch Proposal, Discussion with the expert committee.
Documents to be submitted by the candidates
  1. C. D. S. : The prescribed application form should be submitted along with academic certificates, Co- corricular and Extra-curricular certificates and Family income certificate etc.
  2. Interest free Loan Scholarship : Duly filled in prescribed application form along with the Letter of registration from the University / Institution if the candidate is doing research leading to Ph.D Admission letter from abroad university, i) I-20, ii) Visa, iii) Air Ticket etc.
  3. Research Fellowships : The prescribed application form along with Research propsal should be submitted with the signature of Guide / Head of the department / Head of the Institution.
Are home visits undertaken If required.
Amount of Scholarship
  1. C. D. S. : 11 th , 12 th and Diploma : Rs. 4,000/- per year. Undergraduates, graduates, Post graduates : Rs. 5,000/- per year.
  2. Interest free Loan Scholarship : Rs. 70,000/-
  3. Research Fellowships : Rs. 40,000/- per annum
Method of payment of Scholarship
  1. C. D. S. : One installment.
  2. Interest free Loan Scholarship : One installment.
  3. Research Fellowships : Two installments.
Whether the scholarship is a grant or reimbursement
  1. C. D. S. : A grant
  2. Interest free Loan Scholarship : To be reimbursed after Two years.
  3. Research Fellowships : A grant
Duration of Scholarship
  1. C. D. S. : Every year till the completion of education.
  2. Interest free Loan Scholarship : Two years.
  3. Research Fellowships : One year and may be continued for second year.
Any condition that needs to fulfilled by the candidate b) Interest free Loan Scholarship : Agrement between student and the Foundation on stamp paper, separate Letters from two Guaranters addressed to the Sakal India Foundation.