SNU Scholarships 2017

Shiv Nadar University (SNU) is a merit based university and focuses on research oriented, multidisciplinary education. One of the key objectives of the University is therefore to attract the most meritorious students as they enhance the learning curve of the entire University. SNU believes that teaching entails a healthy interaction between students and educators and thus the entire academic community is benefited in the pursuit of knowledge when extraordinary students are present at the University.

To further the advancement opportunities for students with exceptional talent and for students coming through constrained opportunities, Shiv Nadar University has instituted two Scholarship plans for Admissions of 2017 into Undergraduate Programs called

  • Gifted Student Scholarships
  • Rural Student Scholarships

The details of these scholarships are given in the following pages. The rules and guidelines apply to these Scholarships are:

  • These scholarships may be in addition to the existing merit-based Scholarships offered by Shiv Nadar University.
  • These scholarships are completely at the discretion of the University.
  • The University reserves the right to offer these Scholarships through its own additional assessment and restrict the number of scholarships offered under either of the plans.
  • The decision of the University towards such Scholarships will be final and binding. The scholarships are a privilege towards fulfilling specific purpose and not an entitlement.
  • These Scholarships will be processed after a student joins the University. Until the time of joining, the candidates are expected to follow the common selection process.
  • The University may keep higher academic performance criteria for retention or continuation of these scholarships compared to other students at the University. The same will be communicated at the time of award of the scholarship.
  • The University may ask for additional documents by way of School Certificates, Income Statements, Details of examination taken, etc. The onus will be on the candidate to produce the required documents in Original to support the award of scholarship. The list of documents given here is indicative and the University may ask for more documents beyond these on a case-to-case basis.

SNU Scholarships Eligibility 2017

Gifted Student Scholarships

The Gifted Student Scholarships are for students who have shown exceptional academic acumen in various credible national level assessments.
The following tests / examinations / assessments are recognised for admissions under the Gifted Student Scholarship

  • National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) toppers conducted by NCERT, holding ranks upto 1,000 (Scores matching General Category).
  • The Indian National Olympiad conducted by Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education, top 5 – 10 rank holders for each subject in Sciences & Mathematics.
  • Top 10 rank holders in class 12 from each Board of Education.
  • INSPIRE fellows awarded Scholarship for Higher Education (SHE) by Department of Science & Technology (DST), Ministry of Higher Education
  • JEE (Advanced) top 500 ranks

Fellowship awardees under Kishor Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) conducted by IISc Only the Latest instance of these tests will be considered for grant of Scholarship. Any past instance of these tests will not be valid.

Rural Student Scholarships

The Rural Student Scholarships are for students who have demonstrated academic potential despite constrained opportunities.The Rural Student Scholarships will be offered to students who join Shiv Nadar University from the following Schools

  • Jawahar Navoday Vidyalay, All India.
  • Rajkiya Pratibha Vikas Vidyalaya.
  • Municipal Schools.
  • Super 30 under Ramanujan School of Mathematics.
  • Art of Living Schools under AOL Foundation.
  • Aditya Birla Public School under The Aditya Birla Foundation.
  • Udayachal School under Godrej Foundation.
  • Satya Bharti School under Bharti Foundation.
  • Kallam Anji Reddy Vidyalaya under Dr. Reddy’s Foundation.
  • Sarswati Vidya Mandir under NALCO Foundation.
  • The Suryodaya School under Kanoria Foundation.
  • Jindal Public School under Sitaram Jindal Foundation.
  • Isha Vidya under Isha Foundation.
  • Vidya School under Vidya NGO.
  • Vidya Vanam School under Bhuvana Foundation.
  • Door Step School.
  • Free School India.
  • Sri Sathya Sai VidyaKendra, Chikballapur, Karnataka.
  • Ramakrishna Mission Vidyapith, Deoghar, Jharkhand.

SNU Scholarships Selection Criteria 2017

Gifted Student Scholarships

The students under this category are assumed to have proven their academic credentials through the rigorous assessments mentioned in I. Therefore, there is a provision for such applicants to appear directly for an interaction with the members of faculty of the relevant department to be considered for selection. Such interaction will take place only at Shiv Nadar University campus on an individual case basis. There will be no travel allowance paid for appearing at such interaction. The candidates can also come through the regular selection process of Shiv Nadar University appearing for SNUSAT and APT.

Rural Student Scholarships

The candidates from these schools are required to come through Shiv Nadar University’s regular selection process through SNUSAT and APT. There is no reservation in seats or relaxation in the selection criteria.

Fees and add on Scholarships

Gifted Student Scholarships

The candidates who qualify based on the assessments given in I will be awarded full tuition fees waiver. If they are already eligible for full waiver under the meritscholarship, then there will be no additional financial incentive applicable.They will be required to pay Living and Administrative Costs like other students.

Rural Student Scholarships

The candidates who have completed their class 12 from schools given in point I will be awarded full tuition fees waiver. If they are already eligible for full waiver under the merit-scholarship, then there will be no additional financial incentive applicable.The Hostel Fees for students under this category will be extended as loan to be repaid after completion of the Undergraduate Degree Program. Details of such arrangement will be communicated at the time of award of this scholarship.

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