The SBIF Asha Scholarship Program for School Students 2023 is an educational initiative sponsored by the SBI Foundation, operating under its education-focused division, the Integrated Learning Mission (ILM). The primary objective of this scholarship program is to extend financial support to highly capable students hailing from economically disadvantaged backgrounds across India, thereby ensuring the uninterrupted continuation of their educational pursuits. This program is open to students studying in classes 6 through 12, providing them with the opportunity to secure a scholarship amounting to INR 10,000 for a duration of one year. Buddy4Study is the trusted partner responsible for the implementation of this scholarship initiative.
The SBI Foundation represents the corporate social responsibility (CSR) arm of the State Bank of India. Staying true to its longstanding commitment of service that transcends traditional banking functions, the Foundation is currently engaged in diverse projects spanning across 28 Indian states and Union Territories. These projects encompass Rural Development, Healthcare, Education, Livelihood & Entrepreneurship, Youth Empowerment, Promotion of Sports, and more. The overarching goal is to contribute to the socio-economic advancement and upliftment of underprivileged sections of society. The SBI Foundation is firmly aligned with the values and principles of the SBI Group, actively promoting ethical interventions that foster growth, equity, and a positive societal impact.
For more information, please visit their official website at www.sbifoundation.in.
- Students studying in Classes 6 to 12 are eligible.
- Applicants must have scored a minimum of 75% marks in the previous academic year.
- Annual family income of the applicant must not be more than INR 3,00,000 from all sources.
- Students from PAN India can apply.
INR 10,000 for one year
- Marksheet of the previous academic year
- A government-issued identity proof (Aadhaar card)
- Current year admission proof (fee receipt/admission letter/institution identity card/bonafide certificate)
- Bank account details of applicant (or parent)
- Income proof (Form 16A/income certificate from government authority/salary slips, etc.)
- Photograph of the applicant
How can you apply?
- Click the ‘Apply Now’ button below.
- Login to Buddy4Study using a registered ID to land onto the ‘Online Application Form Page’.
- If not registered – Register at Buddy4Study with your Email/Mobile number/Gmail account.
- You will now be redirected to the ‘SBIF Asha Scholarship Program for School Students 2023’ application form page.
- Click on the ‘Start Application’ button to begin the application process.
- Fill in the required details in the online application form.
- Upload relevant documents.
- Accept the ‘Terms and Conditions’ and click on ‘Preview’.
- If all the details filled in by the applicant are correctly showing on the preview screen, click on the ‘Submit’ button to complete the application process.