The Priyamvada Birla Scholarship, instituted and funded by the Madhav Prasad Priyamvada Birla Apex Charitable Trustwas launched in the academic session 2013-14.This is administered by the South Point Education Society. The scholarship is open to meritorious but needy students, studying undergraduate degree courses viz. B.A., B.Com, B. Sc, BBA, BCA, LLB, B.E. / B. Tech., MBBS / BDS or similar courses in recognized colleges / institutions in the State of West Bengal. Aspirants whose annual family income from all sources is less than Rs75,000 are only eligible to apply. The Jaswant Singh Lodha Scholarship, instituted and funded by the Lodha Charitable Trust, launched in the academic session 2018-19, also provides similar scholarships to needy students. The said scholarship is also administered by South Point Education Society.
This Scholarship Schemes award 30 successful aspirants each a sum of Rs24,000/- per year towards meeting their expenses for tuition fees, boarding and mess charges and study materials. It shall remain valid for the entire duration of their course, but not exceeding 4 (four) years, provided they maintain a certain academic standard.
This year due to the COVID 19 pandemic, submission of forms from aspirants will be accepted online only. Students who have enrolled for their 1st Year of Under Graduate studies in the session 2020-21 may apply by clicking on the tab "APPLY NOW" below.
The Priyamvada Birla Scholarship will be awarded every year, starting from 2013, to meritorious students belonging to the low income group, pursuing their studies in under-graduate courses in Colleges and Institutes in West Bengal on Merit cum Means Basis.