New Delhi: Popular Front of India announces scholarship program 2017 for poor and meritorious students. The scholarship is only for those who wish to pursue higher studies after completing Higher Secondary School (12th). Applications are invited from students who are pursuing their course in the academic year 2017-18.
Students pursuing PG Courses, Degree and Diploma or other higher studies whose course duration is not less than a year are eligible. Priority will be given to students studying journalism, law and Social work. Application must be submitted online through the www.popularfrontindia.org website before the end date. The last date for the receipt of application is 31st Aug 2017. For further details one can contact 011-29949902/29945003.
When asked about the scholarship amount per student to Popular Front over the phone, they said scholarship amount will range in between Rs 6000 to Rs 12000 per student depending on the number of eligible applications received.
Popular Front scholarship distribution started in the academic year 2011-12 at national level. So far Rs 5.2 Cr distributed to 6482 (3890 boys and 2592 girls) students across 13 states. They educate students to contribute back to society financially for scholarship fund and in providing social service once they are employed as responsible citizens.