The Legrand Empowering Scholarship Program is a remarkable initiative driven by Legrand as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) endeavor. This program aims to extend financial support to deserving girl students, including those with disabilities and transgender individuals, empowering them to pursue higher education.
Under this program, academically exceptional female students who have chosen to pursue B.Tech/BE/B.Arch. or other graduation degrees in finance or science-related fields such as BSC, BCOM, or BBA will be awarded 60% of the annual course fee, up to INR 60,000 per year.
Additionally, students falling under the special category will receive 80% of the annual course fee, up to INR 1,00,000 per year throughout the duration of their course, based on their academic performances.
Legrand Empowering Scholarship Program Details
|Name of the Scholarship Program
|Legrand Empowering Scholarship Program 2023-24
|31 August 2023
|Benefits of the Scholarship Program
|60% of the annual course fees (up to 60 thousand per year) to the students till their respective course gets completed.
|Scholarship Amount (General)
|60% of annual course fees, up to INR 60,000 per year (whichever is less)
|Scholarship Amount (Special Category)
|80% of annual course fees, up to INR 1,00,000 per year (whichever is less)
To be eligible for the Legrand Empowering Scholarship Program, candidates must fulfill the following criteria:
- Open to female students across India.
- Applicants must have secured admission in B.Tech/BE/B.Arch./BBA/B.Com/B.Sc. (Math and Science) degrees in India.
- Applicants must have completed their Class 12 studies between the years 2022 and 2023.
- Applicants must have achieved a minimum of 70% marks or above in both Class 10 and 12 examinations. However, differently-abled girl students and transgender students may be considered for exceptions.
- The annual family income of the applicant, from all sources, must not exceed INR 5,00,000.
It is important to note that students falling under the special category will be given preference during the selection process. The special category includes differently-abled students, transgender students, students with single parents, as well as those who tragically lost their parents due to COVID.
Benefits of the Scholarship
The Legrand Empowering Scholarship Program offers the following benefits to successful applicants:
- Eligible girl students will receive financial support equal to 60% of the annual course fees, capped at INR 60,000 per year, throughout the entire duration of their course. The amount awarded will be based on the academic performance of the students.
- Students falling under the special category will be entitled to financial support amounting to 80% of the annual course fees, capped at INR 1,00,000 per year. The scholarship amount will be disbursed based on the academic achievements of the students.
- At the culmination of their graduation, students from the special category who fulfill the basic job requirements for a particular role will also be considered for job opportunities.
Applicants must submit the following documents along with their scholarship application:
- Photo ID card
- Age proof (Birth Certificate, Aadhaar Card, Passport, Class 10 school leaving certificate)
- Aadhaar Card (if Aadhaar Card is not available, an equivalent document for proof of address)
- Class 10 & 12 marksheet
- Family income certificate or Form 16 of parents/bank statements from the last 6 months
- Passport-size photograph of the applicant
- Disability certificate (if applicable)
- Proof of admission or college/university fee receipt for the current academic year
- Transgender Certificate or Identity Card (if applicable)
To apply for the Legrand Empowering Scholarship Program, follow these steps:
- Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button below.
- You will be redirected to the ‘Legrand Empowering Scholarship Program’ application form page.
- Click on the ‘Start Application’ button to initiate the application process.
- Fill in all the required details in the online application form.
- Upload the necessary documents as mentioned earlier.
- Accept the ‘Terms and Conditions’ and click on ‘Preview.’
- Review all the details provided on the preview screen. If everything is accurate, click on the ‘Submit’ button to complete the application process.
The Legrand Empowering Scholarship Program is a beacon of hope for talented and deserving students, enabling them to overcome financial barriers and pursue their educational dreams. Apply now to avail of this incredible opportunity and pave the way for a brighter future.
Legrand’s dedication to empowering and assisting deserving students in their pursuit of higher education is exemplified by its Empowering Scholarship Programme. This programme opens doors and removes barriers that may prevent the academic aspirations of worthy girl students, including transgender people and those with impairments.
The programme ensures that financial hardships do not prevent these brilliant minds from realising their full potential by providing scholarships covering up to 60% of the annual course fees, up to INR 60,000 per year, for eligible female students and up to 80% of the annual course fees, up to INR 1,00,000 per year, for students falling under the special category.