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FAEA invites application for scholarships for the year 2015-2016 to pursue undergraduate studies in arts/commerce/science/medical/engineering and other technical and professional disciplines at any university/institution/college in India.
- Students belonging to socially and economically disadvantaged sections in the BPL category
- Students who have passed Class XII from a recognized board in India
- 1st year under-graduate students.
Scope of Scholarship - FAEA, on selection
of student for the FAEA scholarship, provides financial aid for completion of
undergraduate courses which includes tuition fee, maintenance allowance or
hostel/mess charges and other allowances to cover travel, clothing and book
purchase as per our norms. The continuance of scholarship and amount of scholarship is, however,
subject to good academic performance and availability of funds.
Important Instruction -
- After filling the application form online successfully, you will be
allotted 8 digit auto generated "Confirmation Code" which should be kept note of for future
correspondence with FAEA.
- Please do NOT send any document/certificate at this stage
of applying. If you are
shortlisted in the preliminary round of selection you will be advised to
appear for an interview and bring along with the original documents. Failure
to attend the interview and to present the original documents will result in
disqualification for award of scholarship.
- Incomplete application form shall not be
- In case you require any clarification regarding the online application,
please send e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that no other form of communication will be entertained including
telephone call, conventional mail, fax etc.
- For Reprint of Application form (for future reference), if you have already submitted Online Application. Click here to Reprint Application Form
- For Uploading of Photograph and Signature, if not uploaded earlier Click here to Upload Photograph & Signature
References - Candidates should choose at least one
person out of the 2 given options who is known to them extremely well and has
been in a position to observe and evaluate their work skills and academic
ability. At least one of the referees must be from a formal academic
institution. FAEA shall write to the referees directly if you are short listed
to appear for the interview.
Policy Guidelines -
Location of study: This scholarship programme is designed so
that scholars may study in any university/institution/college in India that best
meets their educational needs.
Duration and related considerations:
Scholarships may be for up to a maximum of five years. All grants must be renewed annually, based on the Scholar's progress and availability of funds with FAEA. Students must engage in full-time study and be enrolled in formal degree programme.
Other Financial support: FAEA Scholars are responsible for informing FAEA office of other grants, scholarship and financial aid they have received for their study programme.
Award amounts may be negotiated on the basis of this information. Failure to report additional financial support/scholarship can constitute grounds for withdrawal of the BHEL-FAEA Scholarships.
Deferment: Deferments (postponement) may be permitted
once for up to one year. A request for deferment may be made
for personal reasons such as serious illness of the fellow or his or her
immediate family or adverse conditions in the scholar's home state. Requests for
deferment must be submitted to the FAEA office in New Delhi and be accompanied
by substantiating documentation or evidence.
Successful progress: Recipients of FAEA scholarships are
expected to excel in their studies and show success in their course work.
Results from the host university/institution/college must be forwarded to the
FAEA office on an annual basis. In addition, Fellows will be required to submit
periodic reports of their progress.
Disbursement of funds: Funds will be disbursed directly to
Scholars, with the exception of tuition, hostel and related fees, which will be
disbursed directly to the educational institution. Applicants are expected to
take advantage of on-campus housing and meal plans when possible.
Award amount: These are determined by FAEA to ensure
compliance with budgetary guidelines. Final awards are based entirely on
the discretion of the FAEA and may cover the full cost of proposed study plans
up to five years.
Travel: Second class travel for one round trip to the point
of destination and return to the home city/village will be provided to the
candidate for appearing in the interview. In case of female candidates,
reimbursement will be given to one accompaniment also.
Selection Process: Shortlisted candidates will be invited
for interviews across India in the metropolitan city. Thereafter, a national panel will make the final selection and results
will be declared. The support granted shall be subject to the candidate being
accepted by the host university/institution/college.
Withdrawal of awards: Grounds for possible revocation or
termination may include (1) failing to maintain satisfactory academic progress.
(2) Suffering from a physical or mental illness that prevents the scholar from
continuing the programme of study. (3) Detection of any false declaration by the