Reliance Foundation announced on Monday that 5,000 first-year undergraduate students from 27 states and 4 union territories would receive its undergraduate scholarships for the academic years 2022–2023.
A scholarship grant of up to Rs 2 lakh would be given to chosen applicants.
On this occasion, Jagannatha Kumar, CEO of Reliance Foundation, said, “By enabling access to education, the Reliance Foundation Scholarships hope to give wings to dreams of young people. This is a diverse group of scholars as they are from varying disciplines of study, from nearly all the states of India and with girls and boys being equally represented. We congratulate every selected scholar, and we are confident that they will build a strong future for themselves while contributing to India’s progress.”
The Reliance Foundation Undergraduate Scholarships are given to students in any field of study based on their merit. Selected students this year come from a variety of academic disciplines, including engineering/technology, science, medicine, commerce, the arts, business/management, computer applications, law, education, hospitality, architecture, and other professional degrees.
51% of the 5,000 chosen scholars for 2022–2023 are female. Through a thorough selection procedure, these prospects were picked from over 40,000 applications enrolled at more than 4,984 academic institutions.
Reliance Foundation declared in December of last year that it would grant 50,000 scholarships over the following ten years. On a merit-plus-means basis, the Dhirubhai Ambani Scholarships have been given to over 13,000 undergraduate students since 1996; 2,720 of these recipients had impairments.
Selected scholars will be informed promptly of their selection. Visitors to www.reliancefoundation.org can also check the status of their applications there. In July, it's anticipated that the Reliance Foundation Postgraduate Scholars for 2022–23 will be announced.