Secret Alert! Do you want to know Santoor’s secret? Santoor, a flagship sandalwood soap brand from Wipro Consumer Care – the FMCG division of IT Giant WIPRO, not just enlightening skin but lives of girl students, too. Started in 2016, named as SANTOOR SCHOLARSHIP offers the opportunity to 900 underprivileged girls from Andra Pradesh, Telangana, and Karnataka to pursue their dreams by giving wings to them. This scholarship is the necessary fuel for underprivileged students, especially girls, as it provides backbone – the financial support for pursuing careers in various fields. It is a recurring scholarship, which means once you get it, it offers you financial back up for the next three years till the completion of the graduation program. Let us explore more about it.
Santoor Scholarship overview
|Scholarship Name||Santoor Women’s Scholarship|
|Scholarship Provider||Wipro Consumer Care & Wipro Cares|
|Scholarship Amount||Rs. 24000 per annum till the course gets completed|
|Scholarship Beneficiary State||Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka|
|Scholarship Count||900 girls per year|
Santoor Scholarship eligibility criteria
Santoor Women’s Scholarship, as its tag lines say, “brightening women’s future” – brightens lives of selected 900 girls who fulfill below eligibility criteria followed by the selection procedure.
- Girl applicant must be a resident of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, and Karnataka only.
- Only underprivileged girls (Economically poor and disadvantaged background) students can apply for this scholarship.
- She must have passed the Class 10 board exam from a local governmental school.
- She must have passed the Class 12 / Junior College exam this academic year only.
How to Apply for Santoor women’s Scholarship?
If a girl student qualifies with the eligibility mentioned above list, she should follow the below step by step process for application purpose.
Step 1: Visit www.santoorscholarship.com
Step 2: One should check the eligibility criteria carefully before applying.
Step 3: Check the deadline for planning your application process.
Step 4: Check the Scholarship Amount before you start the process.
Step 5: Click on Application and then click “Download The Application Form.”
Step 6: Read the instruction first and use Ball Point or GEL pen while filling up the form.
Step 7: Use BLOCK letters as requested for hassle-free application experience.
Step 8: Once filled up the application form, take necessary signatures from the authorities and post the filled application form and necessary documents on the given address –
Wipro Cares – Santoor Scholarships,
Bangalore – 560035,
Documents required for Santoor Scholarship
Every application process is required to be supported by necessary documents. Along with your Santoor Scholarship application form, attach the below documents as requested by them.
- Recent Passport size color photograph
- Photocopy of
- Grade 10 Certificate
- Grade 12 Certificate
- AADHAR CARD as Identity Proof
- First 2 pages of applicant’s Bank passbook. (Grameen bank accounts won’t be considered) The account holder should be the applicant itself.
Santoor Scholarship selection procedure
Once you send your application to the concerned authorities, they will arrange the selection procedure in a short time. The selection process remains surprised as it consists of single to multiple interview rounds. One should always be prepared to prove the eligibility to their dreams, which helps them clearing the selection process.
Santoor Scholarship rewards
If you clear the selection process, you will be the receiver of below monetary and non-monetary rewards.
- Rs. 24000 per annum amount, which can be spent on paying tuition fees and other educational activities.
- You will be a proud member of the scholarship achiever club of 900 members.
- The scholarship amount of 24000 Rs per annum will be given to you till the completion of the course. The course tenure should be of Min. 3 years.
Santoor Scholarship terms and conditions
While applying for the Santoor Scholarship, along with eligibility criteria, some terms and conditions need to check too. Go through the below mentioned terms and conditions:
- Candidates with prerequisites not matching the criteria will be rejected.
- The application doesn’t guarantee the scholarship.
- Scholarship approval, modification, discontinuation rights solely owned by Wipro Cares.
- No other body or agencies or third parties can make an offer on the Santoor Scholarship.
Results of Santoor women’s Scholarship
Once the selection procedure ends, the announcements of the deserving scholarship winners will be made online on the website. The declaration of the scholarships of 2019 is yet to be announced.
FAQS on Santoor women’s scholarship
Q1. Are students who have passed last year are eligible to apply for this year if they have taken a drop?
A. No, this scholarship is allowed for the same year passing and enrolling students. Any other candidates are not eligible.
Q2. If a student from any other state take admission in Karnataka and underprivileged, is she eligible for the scholarship?
A. If she is from Telangana or Andra Pradesh before shifting to Karnataka, then she is eligible, but any other state citizen is not eligible for this scholarship.
Q3. If a student gets rejected for this year’s scholarship. Will she be eligible for next year’s scholarship?
A. The same passing year and enrolment year is one of the eligibility criteria for application. So, if she reappears for exams and applies freshly, she might be considered (The last decision lies with Wipro Cares)
Q4. What is the last date of application?
A4. To check the latest update on the application date this year – please visit www.santoorscholarships.com
Q5. If a student enrolled for BE/B.Tech program, how much scholarship she is eligible to receive?
A. She will be receiving 24000 Rs per annum until the completion of the course, i.e., four years.
Q6. Who is the provider of the Santoor Scholarship?
A. Santoor Women’s Scholarship is an initiative by Wipro Cares and Wipro Consumer Cares for underprivileged girl students.
Q7. When can we apply for the 2020 scholarship?
A7. Right now, due to educational policy changes due to Covid-19, updates are not out yet. Please keep visiting our site as once we receive information officially, we will release the same information.
Q8. If an underprivileged student takes admission in a private college, will she be eligible for the scholarship?
A. Yes, if the eligible candidate takes admission in college from Andra Pradesh, Telangana, or Karnataka, the scholarship amount Rs. 24000 fixed will be given to the student.
Q9. When did this scholarship start?
A9. In the year 2016-17 was the first year when Santoor Scholarship had been given to 900 students.
Q10. What is the website for the application?
A. www.santoorscholarships.com: Please click on the website for an application.
Q11. Can students use the amount apart from tuition fees?
A11. Yes, students can utilize the funds for education purpose related expenses.
Q 12. Can scholarship amount increased if the tuition fees of any enrolled college are higher?
A. No, the amount of 24000 Rs per annum is fixed to be given to students.
Q13. How many times can the scholarship application be made?
A. One Time (Apart from some special cases considered by Wipro Cares)
Q14. Once you make an application, is it confirm that scholarship will be given?
A. No, the application doesn’t offer any confirmation on scholarship. It depends on the selection process and decision taken by Wipro Cares.
Q15. Can Santoor Scholarship merge with any other scholarship?
A. This decision shall be taken by Wipro Cares, so please write at email@example.com for further information.