How to Apply for the 2021 Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Global Skills Scholarship?

The Global Indian International School in Ahmedabad offers the Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Global Skills Scholarship to its students of grades 6-12. Students who gain a national or international rank in Olympiads, National Science Congress, or ISRO Space Quiz receive this scholarship from the school.

Various students of today have a keen interest in technology. They grow up in a world where technology and gadgets surround them at every step. They are incredibly tech-savvy, and their inclination towards the digital makes them proficient in the subject from their early years. If you show such talent and have shown interest through your achievements in the field of science and technology, you can apply for this scholarship.

Global Indian International School invites its students to apply for the Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Global Skills Scholarship from Feb 1, 2021-Feb 28, 2021.

How to Apply for the Scholarship?

Step 1: Check whether you meet the eligibility criteria of the scholarship.

The Eligibility criteria are as follows:

This scholarship is open to students of classes 6-12. To apply, the student must exhibit the following:

  • Category A: Students who show the following merit get 9% off their tuition fee

Applicant should be amongst the top 10 ranks at the National Level at the Olympiad by SOF/STEM Olympiad/Robotics Olympiad (or)

Should be a 1st, 2nd, 3rd Prize National Winner at the annual competition of National Children’s Science Congress

  • Category B: Students who show the following merit get 6% off their tuition fee

Applicant should be amongst the top 20 ranks at the National Level at the Olympiad by SOF/STEM Olympiad/Robotics Olympiad (or)

Should be a 1st, 2nd, 3rd Prize State Winner at the annual competition of National Children’s Science Congress (or)

Part of Ranking 1 teams at ISRO Space Quiz, NSS-National Space settlement

  • Category C: Students who show the following merit get 3% off their tuition fee

Applicant should be amongst the top 30 ranks at the National Level at the Olympiad by SOF/STEM Olympiad/Robotics Olympiad (or)

Amongst the Top 10 Rankers at any national/ international competitions run by IT giants like Microsoft/ Google/ Adobe/ Intel etc. especially google science fair (or)

Amongst the Top 10 Rankers at National / State / International Level Robot Olympiad (or)

Part of Ranking 2 teams at ISRO Space Quiz, NSS-National Space settlement

Apart from the above requirements, the student must also furnish the following:

  1. The applicants must be Indian Citizens.
  2. The applicant should have written a paper, thesis, or published documents or invented or innovated a tool/ gadget related to digital space like Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, Robotics, Coding, App-making, BlockChain, etc.
  3. They must provide relevant proof/s of the paper, thesis, publication, tool, instrument, application, etc.

Step 1: Application – Open the Link to the application form available on the scholarships page of the GIIS Website. 

Step 1A: Documentation – Fill the application form and upload academic records for the previous two years along with Paper, thesis or published documents, Technology Project documents.

Step 2: Notification – Shortlisted applicants will receive a notification via email within ten days of application.

Step 3: Scholarship Assessment

Step 4: One to One Interview (If Applicable)

Step 5: Scholarship Selection + Disbursal

This scholarship backs students financially so that they get an excellent platform to achieve their dreams.

Winning the Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Global Skills Scholarship is an achievement, as it is through extensive competition. The benefits of winning this scholarship follow the students through higher education. It demonstrates talent, skill, and hard work which are highlighted in their profile for various future opportunities. They become a part of a healthy community which helps them grow and perform better.

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