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Lila Poonawalla Wardha Engineering Scholarship for Indian Women

Lila Poonawalla Foundation is a charitable trust in Mumbai, Maharashtra working for the upliftment of Indian women and girl by financially supporting them through Lila Poonawalla Foundation Scholarship to pursue higher education. Lila Poonawalla is first Indian woman to secure a degree in mechanical engineering, she is a former chairperson of Alfa Laval and Tetrapak India. She was awarded the Padma Shri in 1989.  The vision of this trust is to contribute to the empowerment of Indian women by supporting academically outstanding and financially deserving girls, through scholarship to pursue higher education. The criteria for selection are well defined and deserving girls are selected by the trustees and educationists from Wardha. Girls with outstanding academic records are eligible.

Benefits of the Lila Poonawalla Wardha Engineering Scholarship for Indian Women:

  • Lila Poonawalla Wardha Engineering Scholarship for Indian Women provides Scholarship in the form of financial assistance
  • The scholarship amount will be decided on merit, need and performance in interview
  • The Scholarship amount will not exceed Rs. 50,000/- per year

Required Eligibility and Conditions for Applying Lila Poonawalla Wardha Engineering Scholarship for Indian Women:

  1. The age limit of the student is 20 years as on June in respective year
  2. Family’s total annual income from all sources and all family members not to be exceeded Rs 3,50,000/- per annum
  3. Candidate should secure minimum 60% marks in 10th & 12th  examination
  4. The scholarship is for a period of four academic years and is subject to the candidate passing in all subjects and securing a minimum overall score of 60% marks each academic year in the same college
  5. For each subsequent Year, the candidate will have to submit the University / College mark sheet for verification before raising the claim
  6. It is mandatory to attend minimum three training workshops per year arranged by the Foundation and the continuation of the scholarship will depend on the same
  7. Only those candidates who have taken admission in Wardha district for 1st year of Engineering for academic year are eligible to apply

Document Required for Applying Lila Poonawalla Wardha Engineering Scholarship for Indian Women:

  1. Proof of age.
  2. Leaving Certificates (10th & 12th)
  3. Academic Record: 10th and 12th
  4. Admission Letter / Allotment Letter from College
  5. Gap Certificate (If there is gap in your education)
  6. Income proof of all earning members in Family OR last three months’ salary slips
  7. If not an IT payer and not doing job then only Income Certificate from Zilla Parishad / Local Government Authority
  8. Original Copy +4 Xerox copies of Part B of the Form

Application Procedure:                             

  1. Applicants should collect the application form from Lila Poonawalla Foundation, Wardha office by paying Rs. 200 each
  2. Applicants should submit their application form along with the requisite documents on or before last date at Lila Poonawalla Foundation, 25 Yashwant Colony, Behind Hero Showroom, Nagpur Road Wardha 442001

Contact Details:

  1. All correspondence in respect of scholarship can contact to: Lila Poonawalla Foundation, 25 Yashwant Colony, Behind Hero Showroom, Nagpur Road Wardha 442001
  2. For any queries please contact: Sarika Moon
  3. Contact No.: (07152) 242777 / 243777 / 7030652558
  4. Email: sarika@lilapoonawallafoundation.com

References & Details:

  1. For more information and application form student can visit the following links:
  2. http://www.lilapoonawallafoundation.com/
  3. http://www.lilapoonawallafoundation.com/page/Scholarship%202016/Wardha
  4. http://www.lilapoonawallafoundation.com/Resources/Pdfs/CATEGORY%20D%20ENGINEERING%20(W).pdf
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