|My Himachal, for the third year in a row, is pleased to announce HOPE SCHOLARSHIPS for financially challenged, outstanding students of Himachal Pradesh studying in various HP Government schools for the academic year 2010-11.
Last Date of application: February 15th, 2011
For an applicant to be eligible, the applicant must be a bona fide Himachali, currently enrolled in a HP Government School in any class from 8th – 10+2, and must have Fully Passed the lower qualifying class with at least 65% marks. The applicant’s family Annual Gross Income from All Sources as of financial year end on March 31 2010, must not exceed Rs. 55,000.
My Himachal HOPE (Helping Outstanding Pupils’ Education) Scholarships were introduced in the year 2008 and are designed to help deserving bona fide Himachali students, who are financially challenged, but have the dreams and drive to further their education, on Merit-cum-Means basis. The scholarships are awarded annually and fresh applications are invited each year. This is one of the initiatives by My Himachal to enable the people and the state of Himachal Pradesh prosper.
Our goal for the academic year 2010-11 is to maximize the number of students that we can support on Merit-cum-Means basis, via HOPE Scholarships and pay for their School fees, books and School uniforms.
- Raise at least Rs 2, 00, 000/- for academic session 2010-11.
- Support at least 55 students from 8th class up to 12th class.
- Maximize grant amount per student, to cover most of education expense
For the year 2009, we received over 108 applications, but were able to reachout to only 40 of the applicants, due to limited funds.
Your Generous donation will be greatly appreciated!!!
You can help by donating online (Paypal or Facebook), or by mail (Check, Money Order, Demand Draft) in favor of “My Himachal”.
My Himachal members and subscribers residing in Himachal, are urged to download & print copies of these forms, visit their local schools and make representations to the respective school principals and contacts to encourage them to make as many copies of these and distribute them amongst the students who may wish to apply for the scholarship this year.
My Himachal members residing outside Himachal, can send these forms to their relatives and contacts in Himachal to help us reach out to students who may need financial assistance for education.
Please feel free to contact Disha Singh via e-mail, should you experience any issues with downloading applications form(s) or have questions regarding the My Himachal HOPE Scholarships.
Secretary – Public Relations and Member Services