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IDFC FIRST Bank MBA Scholarship

The IDFC FIRST Bank MBA Scholarship 2019-21 is a financial assistance programme aimed at providing financial assistance to Indian students who are just starting out with their MBA/PGDM or equivalent management programmes at selected 150 B-Schools of India.

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To help the students for pursuing higher management studies in India, IDFC FIRST Bank has launched a scholarship programme this year.

MBA education is an academic dream for many Indian students. But the rising expenses of MBA Programmes across the nation have been pulling back the aspirations of many such students. Today, the average cost of an MBA program is INR 7,53,200 per year. To help the students for pursuing higher management studies in India, IDFC FIRST Bank has launched a scholarship programme this year.

Scholarship Details

The IDFC FIRST Bank MBA Scholarship 2019-21 is a financial assistance programme aimed at providing financial assistance to Indian students who are just starting out with their MBA/PGDM or equivalent management programmes at selected 150 B-Schools of India.

Eligibility Criteria

Students are required to follow simple eligibility conditions mentioned here below to apply for this scholarship.

  • Open to Indian Nationals residing in India only.
  • Gross annual family income of the applicant from all sources should be less than or equal to Rs 6 Lakhs per annum
  • Applicant must be enrolled in first year of 2019-21 batch of MBA degree (or its equivalent) programme are eligible
  • Only applicants from 150 selected MBA colleges list available at scholarship application link mentioned below

Awards

IDFC FIRST Bank is providing holistic financial assistance to its scholars. The scholarship program awards cover academic fees of MBA (or equivalent) students for 2 years of management studies. It provides a scholarship award sum of INR 1.00 Lakh per year for 2 years of studies.

Application Process

The steps to apply for this scholarship are as follows: -

  1. Visit the IDFC FIRST Bank MBA Scholarship 2019-21 application link
  2. Login/Register using Facebook, Gmail or Buddy4Study E-mail account. 
  3. Once signed in, click on 'Start Application' to start filling the form. 
  4. Fill in all the details and upload the required documents.
  5. Finally, click on 'Submit'.

Application Link: http://www.b4s.in/BWE/IFBMS1

Selection Criteria and Process

Applications for this scholarship programme will be vetted on the basis of financial need of the applicants. Students with limited financial resources to continue their education and academic performance to ensure a bright career in the field of management will be given preference for this scholarship. It is important to note that students pursuing Executive MBA or Integrated MBA or MBA Exchange Programs might not be able to apply for this scholarship.

The selection process will involve multi-stage interviews and document verification steps to ensure that the students who most need this scholarship are benefitted.

Selection Process Step 1: Scholarship Application Shortlisting

Selection of applications on the basis of compliance with the eligibility criteria

Selection Process Step 2: Interview rounds

Telephonic Interview to verify the application form information and analysis of applicants’ financial, academic and personal identity

This step might lead to the next level of face-to-face interviews if required.

Selection Process Step 3: Final selection

IDFC FIRST Bank will identify the final list of IDFC FIRST Bank MBA Scholars by August 2019 (tentatively)

Important Dates

The last date to apply for this scholarship is July 31, 2019

MBA Education in India has been on the rise in the last decade. It has grown three times of what it used to be in 2011 and still more students are applying for MBA studies every year. This scholarship offers such students an opportunity to achieve their aim of quality academic and professional career in management. We wish all the best to all the IDFC FIRST Bank MBA Scholarship 2019-21 applicants.

For queries applicants may call at 011-430-92248 (Ext- 124) or send an email to idfcfirstbankcsr@buddy4study.com

Disclaimer: The views expressed in the article above are those of the authors' and do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of this publishing house


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