Scholarships for needy students
VIJAYAWADA: The VR Siddhartha Engineering College Old Students Association has started a scheme called "Siddhartha Sahaaya" to provide scholarships to the economically backward and academically meritorious students who join the VRSEC.
OSA president Ravi Kumar Parvataneni says that the scheme is applicable to the bright and needy students effective from the academic year 2009-10.
The scholarship will be in the form of a minimum of Rs. 15,000 per year to a maximum of total amount of tuition fee for the entire period of four years of the course. Candidates with not less than 80 per cent marks in SSC or equivalent are eligible to apply.
They should have passed SSC, Intermediate and such examination in first attempt.
Applications for seeking scholarships can be obtained from the VRSEC principal's office or downloaded from www.vrsecosa.org
Applications should reach Ravi Kumar Parvathaneni, president, VRSECOSA, D.No. 40-13-4, Benz Circle, Chandramoulipuram, Vijayawada before July 4. For further details, contact Prasad Chundru at 9849111234. Email address is ' firstname.lastname@example.org'.