UPES believes that youth should not be deprived of education due to financial constraints. So the university has extended the scholarship offer this year for the students who fulfill the eligibility criteria.
When a student is awarded a scholarship, it starts a series of changes. The students who receive the scholarship go ahead to lead a satisfying life and create a positive impact in society. Financial aid has a clear impact on student retention, academic success, and graduation rates in higher education. The scholarship program at UPES has been designed to ensure that no student is left behind from their academic goals due to unfavorable economic conditions.
SHAKTI SCHOLARSHIP FOR GIRLS UPES is providing a 20% scholarship to girl students entering undergraduate programs for the academic year 2021-22, bridging the opportunity gap from the classroom to the boardroom. This scholarship is being given to all girl students taking admission in UPES in 2021 for the first year on tuition fee, which is available to those who get a minimum of 70% marks in class XII board examinations. For more details please visit the website https://upesforshakti.upes.ac.in/.
Last year the Shakti Scholarship Program benefited 1300 girl students from across India, providing them access to quality higher education through financial support. The university received an overwhelming response from the girl students and their families from Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Haryana, Maharashtra, and Jharkhand. Most of them opted for undergraduate and postgraduate programs in computer science, engineering, health science, design, and business.
Domicile Scholarship (Domicile Scholarship)
UPES has been providing attractive scholarships to the domicile residents of Uttarakhand also. It is offering a 33% concession in tuition fees for Uttarakhand state board toppers. For more details please visit the website https://www.upes.ac.in/aspiring-students.
Girls of Uttarakhand are availing double benefits of both Girl Scholarship and Domicile Scholarship, taking the total scholarship ratio for them to a high of 46% percentile.
COVID Warriors In recognition of the selfless and dedicated services of COVID Warriors such as teachers, health workers, doctors, paramedics, military, paramilitary, and policemen and civilian workers, UPES is offering scholarships to their children. Financial assistance is also being received by the children of those who were the sole breadwinners of their families and died in the pandemic.
The scholarship has been introduced for UG and PG students during the academic year 2021-22 and will be given only for one year of the course. For more details please visit the website https://www.upes.ac.in/corona-warriors-scholarship-scheme.
UPES is offering 100% merit-based scholarships to deserving students in specific courses. These scholarships are allotted to deserving candidates in the order of merit for the first semester. For more details please visit the website https://www.upes.ac.in/scholarships.
STATE GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIPS
UPES students are eligible to get scholarships in Bihar under Mukhyamantri Nischay Swayam Sahayata Bhatta Yojana and e-Kalyan Scholarship Portal, Jharkhand.
How UPES Scholarship Benefited Students Over the Years
Alisha Farheen, a student of the School of Health Sciences, said, “I want all my dreams to come true and UPES is helping me do so through its Shakti Scholarship. One day when I will tell my story to someone, I will tell them how this scholarship changed my life forever.”
Tisha Goswami, a student of UPES School of Engineering says, “My father was about to take education loan for my under graduation. I was starting to lose hope of getting this loan, only then I came to know about the Shakti Scholarship being offered by UPES. Now I am honored to have received it. Not only has it been a huge financial help to my family, but it has also helped me pursue my dream of pursuing engineering.”
Ayushi Verma’s life took a new turn in the year 2016 after her father suffered a paralytic attack. She says, “I had hardly any hope and I could hardly see any ray of hope. But as people say, good things happen when we least expect them. UPES offered me 100% scholarship which includes hostel fee, uniform, books, industrial tour, and other expenses.”
These are just a few of the many talented and confident students who have made the most of the UPES scholarship. UPES as an institution sees this scholarship as a partnership between the students, their families, and the University. This range of UPES Scholarships is designed to help hardworking and meritorious students realize their academic dreams and further their higher education experiences.