Scholarships by North South Foundation for Diploma & Degree students in professional courses

 North South Foundation based in Chicago, USA offers scholarships to meritorious students in India coming from families facing extreme financial hardship. Scholarships are available for Diploma and Degree students pursuing professional courses.

Please pass on the following press release to needy students and encourage them to apply for the NSF Scholarships.

North South Foundation Announces 1500 College Scholarships for 2011-2012

*Chicago, August 25, 2011:* North South Foundation based in Chicago, USA has announced the decision to award 1500 scholarships for needy students in India for the current academic year. Out of these 900 scholarships will be renewals and 600 scholarships are for first year students.

Scholarships are available for students pursuing professional courses such as Engineering, Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Science, Pharmacy, Agriculture or Nursing. Scholarships of up to Rs 12,000 per year are awarded to Degree students and up to Rs 5,000 per year are given to Diploma students. To be eligible for NSF scholarship the student must have scored
within the top 10% at the state or central board examinations or the common admission tests. Annual family income of the student must not exceed Rs 40,000 in rural areas or Rs 60,000 in urban areas.

Application forms can be downloaded from the NSF website Forms can also be filled in online.

 Last date to submit the applications is September 30, 2011.

 Scholarships are administered by NSF India chapter coordinators in various cities. Currently NSF chapters are active in
Hyderabad, Tanuku, Visakhapatnam, Guwahati, Patna, Bangalore, Kochi, Pune, Bhubaneswar, Patiala, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Chennai, Madurai, Nagercoil,Moradabad, Kolkata, Panchkula, Bhavnagar and Chandigarh.

 Applications with supporting documents must be mailed to the nearest chapter coordinator or to the Hyderabad main office where there are no NSF chapters within the state. Selected students will be called for an interview to determine the eligibility for the scholarship.

North South Foundation was established in 1989 by Dr. Ratnam Chitturi to promote educational excellence among NRI children in the USA and to award scholarships to meritorious children from needy families in India.   

For more information please visit the NSF website or send email to

**NSF India Office:* 

North South Foundation, 
Room No. 316, Model House, 3rd Floor, 
Panjagutta, Hyderabad, AP‐500082
Ph: 9000006198 Email:



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