Scholarship Examination in India


In this blog, AISEE– a platform that provides scholarship for engineering and medical scholarships for students in India, gives you complete details about H.H Dalai Lama-Sasakawa Scholarship 2019. Find out the eligibility, awards, and benefits, how to apply, documents required, terms and conditions and more. 

About H.H Dalai Lama-Sasakawa Scholarship 2019:

Sasakawa India Leprosy Foundation (SILF) provides H.H Dalai Lama-Sasakawa Scholarship to financially support students residing in self-settled leprosy colonies for pursuing higher professional studies. The scholarship will be given for pursuing professional Masters, Bachelors and Diploma courses. The scholarship will be available only for courses offered by Government recognized institutions. The selected students will receive a monthly stipend, tuition fees and other benefits. SILF will support up to 25 students this academic year.


H.H Dalai Lama-Sasakawa Scholarship 2019 Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible, an applicant must:

  • Have at least one parent who has leprosy and must be residing in a self-settled leprosy colony
  • Be admitted to professional courses at Government recognized institutions (students enrolled in non-professional courses are not eligible) 
  • Have completed Senior Secondary (10+2) education
  • Be a first-year student beginning his/her studies/course in the academic year 2019-20
  • Belong to Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh or Delhi to avail the scholarship
  • Not have availed scholarships from other organizations/individuals
  • Be less than 17 years at the time of application
  • Have completed the previous course in the year 2017, 2018 or 2019 

Note: Only one individual from a family can avail the scholarship.


Awards and benefits:

  • SILF will pay for the tuition fees, admission fee, mess fee, and boarding/hostel expenses to the institutes directly.
  • SILF will also pay a stipend per month to each candidate to meet his or her requirements.


How to apply for H.H Dalai Lama-Sasakawa Scholarship 2019?

Follow the steps below to apply for the scholarship:

Step 1: Visit the official application link and download the application form.
Step 2: Provide information on personal and education details.
Step 3: Fill up the annexures and submit the application form along with required attested documents and send it to SILF office latest by 31st May 2019.

Sasakawa India Leprosy Foundation
2nd Floor, IETE Building,
2, Institutional Area,
Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003


Documents required for the H.H Dalai Lama-Sasakawa Scholarship 2019:

  • Three passport size photographs
  • Self-attested copies of the following documents:
    • Birth certificate or proof of date of birth
    • Pass Certificate for matriculation (10th), senior secondary (12th) and graduation (if applying for Masters course)
    • Mark sheets of the 10th, 12th Board Exam and Graduation (if applying for Masters Course)
    • Leprosy certificate of parent/parents (treatment certificate from the place where treated or certificate from District leprosy Officer or Disability certificate mentioning Hansen’s disease/leprosy)
  • A provisional admission letter issued by the institute to which s/he has secured admission or else applicant should indicate names of three colleges in which they are seeking admission
  • A reference letter from the colony leader certifying that the candidate is a resident of the colony and is the only candidate from their family


H.H Dalai Lama-Sasakawa Scholarship 2019 Selection Criteria:

  • All eligible candidates will be listed in the order of the set criteria of merit in the last examination.
  • Twenty top candidates will be selected for the scholarship by the selection committee.
  • The scholarship fund will be given only if admission is secured for a professional course in a government recognized institution
  • In case, a candidate decides not to avail of scholarship or fails to secure admission for a professional course in a government recognized institution, the candidate next in line will be eligible to avail of the scholarship.


Terms and Conditions:

  • Applications from students who do not meet the eligibility requirements will not be considered.
  • No capitation fee will be paid for admission.
  • First-time applicants are eligible to apply for a scholarship only to a professional course leading to employment.
  • Applications, which are not on the prescribed forms and are incomplete, will not be considered.
  • Applications need to be verified by state leaders. Without state leaders verification, the application will be considered incomplete.


Contact details

Sasakawa India Leprosy Foundation
2nd Floor, IETE Building,
2, Institutional Area,
Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003Phone: +91-11-24603439

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