Wipro announced Scholarship for underprivileged girls students


Bengaluru based IT Giant, Wipro announced scholarships for underprivileged girl students who pursue higher education after grade 12 to encourage them. Wipro Consumer Care in association with “WiproCares” has announced the Santoor Scholarship Programme to financially support them.

This program offers 300 scholarships in Karnataka and will be rolled out in 2016-17, the company said. It will be a Recurring Annual Programme under which grant given to each of the beneficiaries can be utilized for tuition fee or other expenses incidental to education, it said.

Santoor scholarships are open to girls from underprivileged and disadvantaged backgrounds who want to pursue their diploma/degree of a minimum two-year period. To qualify this scholarship program, the student must have passed her grade 10 and 12 from a government school/college.

Sixty percent of the scholarship is earmarked for students who wish to pursue higher education in the fields of humanities, liberal arts and sciences. The remaining 40% can be availed by students pursuing professional courses. Priority would be given to girls from the backward districts, it said.

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