The Kotak Kanya Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship that is awarded to girl students in India. The scholarship is worth up to Rs. 1.5 lakh and is open to all girl students who are enrolled in a recognized educational institution in India.
The Kotak Kanya Scholarship is designed to help girl students achieve their educational and career goals. The scholarship is also designed to support the education of girls in India by helping to produce highly qualified female graduates.
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About the Kotak
Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited is an Indian banking and financial services company headquartered in Mumbai. It offers banking products and financial services for corporate and retail customers in the areas of personal finance, investment banking, life insurance, and wealth management. It is India’s third largest private sector bank by market capitalisation after HDFC Bank and ICICI Bank. As of 31 March 2023, the bank has a national footprint of 1,780 branches and 2,963 ATMs.
About the Kotak Kanya Scholarship
Kotak Kanya Scholarship is a collaborative CSR Project of Kotak Mahindra Group companies and Kotak Education Foundation to promote education and livelihood among economically disadvantaged sections of society. This scholarship aims to offer financial assistance to meritorious girl students from low-income families to empower them to pursue higher studies in the field of professional education after Class 12. Under Kotak Kanya Scholarship 2023, girl students who have passed Class 12 and aspire to pursue professional graduation courses (including Engineering, MBBS, Architecture, Design, integrated LLB, etc) from institutes of repute (NAAC/NIRF accredited) will be provided scholarship of Rs. 1.5 lakh* per year to pay their educational expenses till the completion of their graduation (degree).
Open for girl students across India.
Applicants must have scored 85% or more marks or equivalent CGPA in Class 12 board examination.
Applicant’s annual family income must be Rs. 6,00,000 (Rupees Six Lakh) or less.
Meritorious girl students who have secured admission to first-year graduation programs in the Academic Year – 2023 from institutes of repute (NIRF/NAAC accredited) for professional academic pursuits such as professional graduation courses like:
Integrated LLB (5 years) or
Other professional courses (Design, Architecture etc)
Children of employees of Kotak Mahindra Group, Kotak Education Foundation & Buddy4Study are not eligible to apply for Kotak Kanya Scholarship 2023.
Scholarship amount of Rs. 1.5 lakh per year will be given to each selected scholar till completion of her professional graduation course/degree. The scholarship amount under Kotak Kanya Scholarship 2023 should be utilized to cover academic expenses, including tuition fees, hostel fees, internet, transportation, laptop, books and stationery.
Disclaimer: Terms and Conditions Apply. Scholarship selection and amount are based on fulfillment of the eligibility criteria and will be at the discretion of Kotak Education Foundation.
Mark sheet of previous qualifying examination (Class 12)
Income proof of parents/guardians
ITR of parents for FY 2022-23 (if available)
Fee structure (for academic year 2023-24)
Bonafide student certificate/letter from college
College seat allocation document
College entrance examination score card
A passport-size photograph
Disability certificate (if applicable)
Death certificate of parent (for single parent/orphan candidates)
How To Apply ?
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