Enable a poor student to complete graduation by reimbursing fee for Degree Course ( BA / BSC / BCOM ) for a year, INR 3000

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Vidya Poshak is a registered Non Government Organization (NGO), serving education community. The organization was started by a group of compassionate people in the year 2001 at Dharwad with the aim of supporting financially challenged bright students.

The Basics

Nurture Merit- Financial assistance is a well designed, structured and focused program to support bright students coming from economically challenged families. Vidya Poshak empowers underprivileged bright students through financial assistance by supporting their college fees, exam fee etc.

How It Works

• Courses supported are Engineering, Medical, Nursing, BSc Agri, BCA & BBA.
• The identification of students is done by physical visits to the student’s home by Vidya Poshak volunteers or staff to assess the need to ensure that only a deserving applicant received the assistance.
• The identification of a deserving student is based on academic merit and poverty.
• After verifying their eligibility, and verifying the fees etc. the scholarship cheque is handed over.
• The same students are helped till they finish their graduation, provided they pass the final exam every year with a minimum percentage.
• The programme has a well-structured monitoring and reporting procedure in place.
• The progress of each student is closely monitored throughout the support period.
• The contact details of students along with their profiles are provided to donors.


• 60% - Minimum percentage of marks to be obtained by the students each year in order to be supported by the Nurture Merit- Financial assistance programme

Donation Option Break-up cost in INR
College fees & exam fees 2700.00
Program support & Admin 300.00
Unit Price 3000
Total 3000
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Nurturing Merit –Story of Pravenchandra
Praveen’s father is a agricultural laborers and mother is house wife. The family is having 11 guntas of land and growing areca nut. The family is residing in a small own house with 3 rooms, mud floor and grass roof. Praveen is having a brother studying in school. The family income does not exceed Rs.30,000/-
Vidya Poshak identified the potential of Praveenchandra and his family situation. Mr.Praveen chandra was supported for B.com& CA course for 6 years.
With the assistance of the Vidya Poshak he completed his CA and presently he is working in Dawn Consulting, Financial Strategies for Formation and Transformation, Bangalore with the annual package of Rs.3,60,000/- Now he stated financial help to his family.

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