Sophia Merit Scholarships – 2020, India

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Sophia Merit Scholarships 2019 – 2020

Sophia Scholarship is ready to receive applications for the academic year 2019 – 2020 from academically outstanding and financially deserving students. The prospective students should download the application form and instructions from this website. The completed application form along with the requested details and attachments should reach the contact address by 15th September, 2019.

After the selection process is completed the candidates will be informed of the decision by November / December of 2019. The awards for the selected Sophia Scholar will be distributed towards the end February 2020  at an award ceremony in Chennai. Awards will be sent by mail to Sophia Scholars who are unable to attend the Award Ceremony. Scholarships will be awarded to students for pursuing Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Medicine after completion of higher secondary education. Students entering first year college only eligible to apply.

Sophia Merit Scholarships 2019 Eligibility

Prospective Candidates should fulfill the following eligibility to be considered for Sophia Scholarship

  • Should have completed Higher Secondary Education.
  • Should be interested in Pursuing Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Medicine in a recognized College or University in India.
  • Should have secured admission for the academic year 2019 – 2020.
  • Only students who secure admission by merit will be considered. Students who secure admission by paying Capitation fee will not be considered for Scholarship.
  • Only students entering College in First Year are eligible to apply.
  • Students should demonstrate Financial Need.

Prospective scholars will be selected from applicants who meet all the above requirements. Selection will be based purely on Merit and demonstrated financial need.

Time Line for Sophia Merit Scholarship Application 2019

  • Down Load 2019 Application form and Application Information from this site.
  • Completed Application Form Application Form along with required Attachments should be received at Address by 15th September, 2019.T. Sivasubramanian,
    Sophia Merit Scholarships,
    11/6, First Floor,
    Fourth Street,
    Padmanabha Nagar, Adyar,
    Chennai – 600020.Candidates provisionally selected for Sophia Scholarship will be informed of the decision by end of November / December 2019.
  • Scholarship Award will be made by end of February 2020 in Chennai.

Attachments :

  1. Completed Sophia Merit Scholarships Application Form
  2. Proof of Admission in the Engineering / Medical College for the year 2019 – 2020.
  3. Attested copy of the higher Secondary Mark Sheet (+2). Attestation can be done by any Gazette officer of the State / Central Government or Head master of the School Studied or by the Principal / Dean or Head of the Department of the present college.
  4. Proof of Income of the parents from Employer or appropriate authorities as the case may be.

Application with insufficient information will be summarily rejected without any further correspondence.

Contact Details :

Sophia Merit Scholarships Inc,
5437 Tree Side Drive,
Carmichael Ca – 95608,
Phone : 916 – 550 – 0689, 916 – 359 – 5104, 408 – 997 – 2702,
E-mail :

JEE Main

Application Form Submission 16 Dec 2020 to 16 Jan 2021.