RV University Institutes 100 Scholarships In Its First Year
100 per cent scholarship for those who lost one or more parents to COVID
Bangalore-based RV University (RVU) has instituted about 100 scholarships for meritorious students and those who are impacted by COVID-19. These have been instituted during the commencement year itself to enhance access to education.
RVU has decided to provide scholarships equivalent to 100 per cent of the tuition fees for eligible students who have lost one or both parents due to COVID-19. Ten students will be covered under this scholarship in its three Schools dealing with Liberal Arts and Sciences, Design and Economics and Finance.
The RV University has also instituted several school-specific scholarships. In the School of Economics & Finance which offers B.B.A., B.Com., B.A. (Economics) programmes, 100 per cent of tuition fee will be provided as scholarship to ten students who have scored 95 per cent or more marks in their 12th Standard or Pre-University Course (PUC) examination. Scholarship equivalent to 25 per cent of tuition fee will be provided to 25 students in BBA and B.Com programmes and to 15 students in the B.A. (Economics) programme, who have scored between 80 per cent-95 per cent marks in their qualifying examination.
In the School of Liberal Arts & Sciences, a sum of Rs. 15 lakhs has been earmarked for scholarships in the current academic year 2021-22. candidates who fulfil the academic eligibility requirements and have demonstrated exceptional co-curricular and extra-curricular activities at national and international levels are eligible for these scholarships. The amount of scholarship is commensurate with the achievements and is decided by the Scholarship Committee of RV University.
In the School of Design, a sum of Rs. 15 lakhs has been earmarked to provide scholarships for students in 4 years B.Des and 2-year M.Des degrees in 2021-22. They are awarded based on their performance in Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design (UCEED) and NID Design Aptitude Test (DAT). 50 per cent of the annual tuition fee will be provided as scholarship to those in 1-400 Rank in UCEED or those who secured 81-100 Marks in DAT. 30 per cent of the annual tuition fee will be provided as scholarship to UCEED Rank 401-800 and NID-DAT Marks 66-80. For those who secured UCEED Rank 801-1500 or NID-DAT Marks 51-65, 15 per cent of the tuition fee will be provided as a scholarship.
These scholarships will be awarded on a first-come-first-served basis. Renewal of this scholarship is subject to outstanding performance in 1st year. Students can avail any one of the above scholarships.
The RV University has also instituted Alumni Scholarships worth Rs. 25,000 per annum each to those students who have studied at any of the RV institutions in the past and have received their first degree/ certificate at RV Educational Institutions. They will continue to receive the scholarship in the following years if they pass in all the courses in an academic year, maintain good attendance and conduct.
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