Popular Front of India has announced its Scholarship programme-2018 in New Delhi today. This scheme supports poor and meritorious students who wish to pursue higher studies after completing the Higher Secondary (12th). Applications are invited from students who are pursuing their course in the academic year 2018-19. Popular Front is implementing this national scholarship scheme for higher education for the 8th consecutive year.
Students pursuing PG Courses, Degree, Diploma or other higher studies whose course duration is not less than a year are eligible for the scholarship. Priority will be given to students studying Journalism, Law and Social work. Application should be submitted on www.popularfrontindia.org. The application will be available online from 31st July 2018 and the last date for submission is 31st Aug 2018.
Popular Front began the scholarship distribution in the 2011-12 academic year at the national level. So far 6.4 Crore rupees worth of scholarships have been distributed to 7366 students (4114 boys and 3252 girls), across India’s 13 states. Popular Front educates students to contribute back to the society through social service once they complete their courses and are employed.