The Internshala Career Scholarship for Girls (ICSG-2020) has been announced with the annual award of INR 25,000/- which is meant to help advance one girl’s career in her chosen field.
Internshala, the internship and training platform, has announced its annual scholarship, Internshala Career Scholarship for Girls (ICSG-2020). ICSG is an annual award of INR 25,000/- which is meant to help advance one girl’s career in her chosen field be it academics, sports, arts, or any other field.
The scholarship will be awarded as an allowance for pursuing an internship or undertaking a project in the chosen field, payment towards a specialized training programme, special equipment, etc.Who can apply for the Internshala scholarship for girls?
Any Indian girl between the age group of 17 to 23 years is eligible to apply for the scholarship by January 15, 2020.
How and when will the scholarship amount be paid?
Wherever possible, the amount will be paid directly towards the cause at the time of the need through the referee provided in the form.
How to apply for the girls scholarship
To apply, the girls need to fill this form and state their career objective.
The application process consists of three steps-
Online form: Submission of application.
Interview: A short-list for a telephonic interview would be announced and interviews would be conducted. You would be asked to furnish all the necessary documents and proofs before the interview.
Referee check: After the interview, your referee (provided in the form) would be contacted for verification, after which the final winner would be selected and announced.
How will scholarship applications be sorted?
The applications will be shortlisted based on four elements including the fight against odds, achievement, purpose, and need.
What are the selection criteria?
Your application will be evaluated on the following criteria:
An element of fighting against odds these can be financial, societal, physical handicap or anything that might have put obstacles in your path.
An element of achievement you must have done remarkably well in your chosen field, be it academics, sports, music or arts.
An element of purpose the purpose for which you will use the scholarship amount.
An element of need everything else being the same, the scholarship would be awarded to someone who is in greater financial need.
How many candidates would be shortlisted for the interview?
There is no lower or upper limit for the shortlist. We would shortlist as many deserving candidates as possible.
Important information about the girls scholarship
Scholarship amount: Rs 25,000
Last date to apply: January 15, 2020
Website to check details: http://bit.ly/ICSG-2020
ICSG-2020 result announcement: February 1, 2020
Why did Internshala launch this career scholarship for girls?
The inspiration for this scholarship lies in the sad coincidence that that Nirbhaya’s struggle for life ended on the same day that Internshala celebrated its 2nd anniversary (December 29, 2012).
Through ICSG, Internshala has been able to help girls who after fighting against the odds and overcoming hardships, are still pursuing their careers relentlessly.
Who won the Internshala career scholarship for girls last year?
The winner of ICSG-2019 was Gazala Praveen from Sikta, West Champaran in Bihar.
Gazala belongs to a family that still has the mindset of not educating girls and marrying them off early. Despite social and economical obstacles, she never gave up on her education.
Source : https://www.indiatoday.in/education-today/scholarships/story/internshala-launches-career-scholarship-for-girls-how-to-apply-1631883-2019-12-27
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