Kotak Launches Kotak Kanya Scholarship

Students will have to apply through Buddy4Study one of India’s largest scholarship platforms. KEF will accept application forms till 30th September 2021.

Kotak Mahindra Group today announced the launch of the Kotak Kanya Scholarship - a scholarship for girls. Kotak Kanya Scholarship is a collaborative CSR Project on Education & Livelihood of Kotak Mahindra Group companies, which is being implemented by Kotak Education Foundation (KEF). Kotak Kanya Scholarship will financially support meritorious girl students from underprivileged sections of society to pursue higher education after class 12. 

Kotak Education Foundation (KEF) will implement the Kotak Kanya Scholarship 2021* for girls. Under Kotak Kanya Scholarship, meritorious girl students who aspire to pursue professional graduation (degree) courses from institutions of repute (NAAC/NBA/UGC accredited) after class 12 will be provided scholarships to pay their educational expenses till the completion of their graduation (degree). The professional graduation (degree) courses include Engineering, Medicine, Architecture, Designing, Specialised Commerce & Finance, Chartered Accountancy (CA), Company Secretary (CS), Bachelor of Law (LLB) and Computer courses, etc. Further, applicants must have scored 75% or more marks in their 12th grade Board examinations or equivalent, and the applicant’s annual family income should be Rs 3 lakh or less. 

Children of employees of Kotak Mahindra Group, Kotak Education Foundation & Buddy4Study are not eligible to apply for Kotak Kanya Scholarship 2021.

This scholarship is exclusively for Indian students. The application process, which is being administrated online, commences on 9th August 2021.

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