SCHOLARSHIPS

The College has the following scholarships:

(a) Junior College:
The Dadiba M. Sethna Endowment Scholarships. The trustees of the DadibaM.Sethna Endowment Fund founded in 1979 have donated 12 merit scholarships, each or Rs.30/- p.m. six for the F.Y.J.C. and 6 for the S.Y.J.C. classes (4 for the Science and 2 for the Arts section in each class.) Scholarships awarded in the F.Y.J.C. class on the basis of the percentage of marks in the aggregate obtained at the S.S.C. or any other qualifying examinations for admission to the F.Y.J.C. class, will be tenable for one year. The Scholarships in the S.Y.J.C. class will be awarded for one year to the students of the College according to the percentage of marks obtained in the F.Y.J.C. Annual the College according to the percentage of marks obtained in the F.Y.J.C. Annual Examination, if the students continue their studies in the college for the college for the S.Y.J.C. Class.

(b) Senior College :
    i) The Bombay Municipal Corporation Endowment Scholarships : The Bombay Municipal corporation has endowed the following scholarships :
  • Two scholarships of Rs. 40/- p.m. each of the S.Y. and T.Y.B.A./B.Sc.


   ii) The college Centenary scholarships: At the time of the College Centenary in 1956, substantial funds were collected, the interest accruing from which was proposed to be awarded as scholarships. These scholarships came into force from June, 1968. The following scholarships are awarded from the Centenary Scholarships Fund :
  • Two Tata Scholarships of Rs. 50/- p.m. each to poor and deserving students, one from the T.Y.B.A., and one form the T.Y.B.Sc.
  • 27 Merit Scholarships, each of Rs.40/- p.m. to students of the three year B.A. and B.Sc. degree courses.


Class Total No. of Scholarships No. and Name of Scholarship Monthly Value of Scholarships
F.Y.J.C. Arts 2 2 Dadiba M. Sethna Endowment Scholarships Rs. 30/- each
S.Y.J.C. Arts 2 2 Dadiba M. Sethna Endowment Scholarships Rs. 30/- each
F.Y.J.C. Science 4 2 Dadiba M. Sethna Endowment Scholarships Rs. 30/- each
S.Y.J.C. Science 4 2 Dadiba M. Sethna Endowment Scholarships Rs. 30/- each
F.Y.B.A. 13 6 Centenary Scholarships Rs. 40/- each
7 College Open Merit Scholarships Rs. 15/- each
S.Y.B.A. 13 2 Municipal Scholarships Rs. 40/- each
4 Centenary Scholarships Rs. 40/- each
7 College Open Merit Scholarships Rs. 15/- each
T.Y.B.A. 14 1 Tata Scholarship Rs. 50/- each
2 Municipal Scholarships Rs. 40/- each
4 Centenary Scholarships Rs. 40/- each
7 College Open Merit Scholarships Rs. 15/- each
F.Y.B.Sc. 13 5 Centenary Scholarships Rs. 40/- each
S.Y.B.Sc. 13 2 Municipal Scholarships Rs. 40/- each
4 Centenary Scholarships Rs. 40/- each
7 College Open Merit Scholarships Rs. 15/- each
T.Y.B.Sc. 14 1 Tata Scholarship Rs. 50/-
2 Municipal Scholarships Rs. 40/- each
4 Centenary Scholarships Rs. 40/- each
7 College Open Merit Scholarships Rs. 15/- each


Rules governing the award of above mentioned Merit Scholarships:
  • Students who have not failed in any examination and have been throughout the College and University career, students of Elphinstone College.
  • Students transferring from other Colleges may be considered for the award if they obtained at least 55% marks in the aggregate in the subsequent college terminal examinations.
  • The award of a scholarship is subject to good conduct, satisfactory progress and regularity in attendance. A scholarship is withdrawn if in the terminal examination, or in the case of scholarship tenable for more than one year, in the Annual examination, the scholar does not obtain a Second Class except if in the option of the common room there are extenuating circumstances in respect of the failure to obtain a Second Class.
  • Scholars are not exempted from payment of College and Gymkhana fees.

In addition to the above scholarship there exist the following scholarships schemes administer by the Directorate of Education, Maharashtra State.
(A) GOVERNMENT OF INDIA'S SCHOLARSHIPS :

(1) National Merit Scholarships
(2) National Loan Scholarships
(3) National Talent Search Scholarships
(4) National Scholarships Talent Search Scholarship
(5) National Scholarships for Talented Children from Rural Area
(6) Cultural Talent Search Scholarships
(7) Sports Talent Search Scholarships
(8) Merit Scholarships to children of Primary and Secondary School Teachers.
(9) Scholarships for Post-Matric study in Hindi to students from Non-Hindi speaking states.
(10)Scholarships to students from Higher Secondary Course studying Sanskrit.
(11)Scholarships to students belonging to Backward Classes / Lower IncomeGroup.
(12) Scholarships / Educational Concession to children of Defence Services Personnel / Ex- Servicemen
(13)Scholarships / Educational Concession to children of Freedom Fighters.

(B) GOVERNMENT OF MAHARASHTRA'S SCHOLARSHIPS :

(1) Open Merit Scholarships
(2) Free-Studentships to students belonging to the Backward Classes
(3) Free-Studentships to students belonging to the Economically Backward Classes.
(4) Educational Concessions to girl students in Standards XI and XII (Junior College).
(5) Scholarships to students passing out from Government Public Schools.
(6) Sports Scholarships.

Note : The above list does not purport to be an exhaustive one. For application forms, further information and guidance, students are advised to contact the Professor-in-charge of Scholarships and the concerned clerk in the College Office.

BESIDES THE COLLEGE HAS ENDOWMENT SCHOLARSHIP AND PRIZES NAMED AFTER ITS DISTINGUISHED ALLUMNI

1. The Bai Mithibai Mugaseth Prize.
(For the highest percentage of marks in the major subject at the B.A. Examination)

2. Mr. Justice Ranade Momorial Prize.
(For the highest marks with first class in History at the B.A. Examination or a deserving student of Economics Major)

3. The S.C.Jog Prize
(For highest marks in History and Economics at the B.A. Examination now Economics Major)

4. The Behram B.Kanga Prize
(For the highest marks in Economics at the B.A.Examination)

5. The Sanjeev Shivapuri Memorial Prize
(For the highest marks in Economics at the B.A. Examination)

6. The Smt.Satyavati Bhaskar Dandekar Scholarship
(For the highest marks in Botany with a first class at the B.Sc. Examination)

7. The Prof. B.R. Ayachit Memorial Prize
(For the highest marks in Hindi at the T.Y.B.A. Examination. )

8. The Mountstuart Elphinstone Prize.
(The highest marks in aggregate at the F.Y.B.A. Examination.)

9. Sports Scholarships
The Sultan Dossal Sports Scholarships are given every year, from the 125th Anniversary College Endowment Fund, to junior and senior college students having an excellent record in sports during the year.

SCHOLARSHIPS TO THE STUDENTS FROM OUTSIDE TRUSTS:

1. The Dorab Tata Special Scholarships: Awarded by the Sir J.H. Bhabha Memorial Trust, to outstandingly good students from Standard XII (Junior College). They are merit-cum-means scholarships of Rs.150/-p.m. The final selection of scholars is done by the Trust.

2. The J.H. Bhabha Memorial Scholarships : Awarded by the J.H.Bhabha Memorial Trust, to outstandingly good students from families of modest means, studying in the First Year B.A./B.Sc. class (Senior College). The scholarship of Rs.150/- p.m. is tenable for one year but renewable for the second and third year based on the performance of the student in the annual examinations. The Final Selection of Scholars is done by the Trust.

COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS AND PRIZES
In addition to the above-mentioned Scholarships, the College also has many scholarships and prizes. For details, please contact the Professor-in-Charge of Scholarships or the College office. You may also visit the College web site www.elphinstonecollege.ac.in for more details.

Details of college fees (of both terms) for the year, to be paid at the time of admission to the college, will be displayed on the notice board and Web Site.

ACCOLADES
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