Persistent Foundation – 'Kiran' Girls Scholarship Program 2018-19

“Kiran” is a Scholarship Program for girls pursuing B.E/B.Tech in Computer Science/Information Technology, MSc Computer Science/ Bioinformatics/ MCA.
The Scholarship is given to 40 selected girls.


  •  Maximum INR 40,000/- per year to selected girls, till the completion of Graduation (maximum 4 years in case of B. E.\ B. tech, maximum 2 years in case of MSc Computer Science/ Bioinformatics/ MCA). 

Eligibility Criteria:

  • First year engineering girls pursuing Computer Science/ Information Technology course with 70% marks in 10th and 12th standard
  • Second year Engineering Girls pursuing Computer Science/ Information Technology course with 70% marks in 10th and 60% in final year Diploma
  • First year MSc Bioinformatics, MSc Computer Science and Master of Computer Application [MCA] girls with 70% marks in 12th and 60% in graduation
  • The candidate is pursuing the course mentioned above in a college within Pune District | Nagpur District | Goa | Hyderabad City | Bengaluru City
  • Annual family income is less than INR 5.00 lakhs

Application & Selection Procedure

  • Interested & eligible candidates should fill up the application form & commit the same on or before 7th September 2018.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be called for first round of test/interviews.
  • Shortlisted candidates from the first round of test/interviews will be called for second round of interviews.
  • Final list of selected candidates will be declared by the end of October 2018.

Continuation of scholarship is subject to: 

  • Achievement of 55% of marks without any backlog by the candidate for the previous year.
  • Attendance to Training & Personal/Group mentoring programs organized by Persistent Foundation is mandatory.

In case of any queries, feel free to write to PoC –

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