The , Jeddah (IDB), in pursuance of its policy of helping students belonging to Muslim Community around the world, has announced Scholarships for students from the Muslim Community of India for study in a recognized University/College in their own country. The is for the meritorious but financially weak and needy students who intend to seek admission in the academic year 2011-12 in the First Year of the professional degree course in the field of Medicine i.e. , BDS, Pharmacy, Veterinary, Physiotherapy, Nursing including Bachelors Degree in Unani, Ayurvedic & Microbiology or Engineering (all Branches including Computer and Communications), Agriculture, Bio-Technology, Fisheries, Forestry, Food Technology, Business Administration and Law.
Applications for the scholarship should meet the following requirements:
The candidate must have secured minimum 60 per cent marks in English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Mathematics in SSC (10+2) examination except for Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamilnadu who should have 70 per cent in the aggregate in above four subjects.
Besides, applicants for bachelor courses in BBA + MBA (integrated course) 4 years and LAW have scored minimum 60 per cent marks in English and optional/elective subjects in SSC (10+2) can also apply.
Before applying, candidate should make sure that her or his age is not over 24 years. Moreover they should also not be in receipt of any other scholarship. This scheme is open for students whose parents are financially weak and unable to pay for his/her education. Students opting for payment seats need not apply.
Students benefiting from this scholarship must undertake to serve his/her community and country on completion of their studies for a period not less than the duration of the scholarship
The last date for submission of application form is.
Application Forms are available Free of Charge by giving course details and the date of admission along with a self-addressed envelope of 25×11 cm size with postage stamps of Rs. 15/= affixed on it, to: THE STUDENTS ISLAMIC TRUST, E-3, Abul Fazl Enclave, Jamia Nagar, New Delhi – 110 025. Telephone: 011-26941028, 26957004 and e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com.
(Rizwan is executive secretary, The Student Islamic Trust. He can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org)