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Scholarship for poor girls from AP, Telangana, Karnataka

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

Consumer Care & Lighting today announced the third edition of Santoor Women's Scholarship programme to help poor girl students pursue a degree of a minimum three-year period.

The scholarship rolled out in collaboration with ' Cares' is offered to the students from Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and

Each student is awarded of Rs 24,000 per annum.

"Santoor Scholarship is a platform for empowering underprivileged girls by providing them with the financial support necessary for completing their graduation.

We hope the girl students will come forward and use this opportunity," of Consumer Care & Lighting S told reporters here.

The scholarship was first offered in 2016 as an annual programme and it has so far benefitted 1,800women, Rai said.

Each year, 900 students are offered the scholarship, he said.

To qualify, the student must have passed her grade 10 and 12 from a government school/college.

Applications for this year are available with all the government principals across the three States, he said adding students can also apply online on

The last date to submit the application is September 15, Rai added.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, August 07 2018. 16:30 IST