The US Awasthi scholarship is a unique scholarship that is offered throughout the year for the young brigade and candidates from the youth who are willing to serve the country in its rural interiors.
This scholarship is mainly aimed at enthusing and building a rural rapport connection with the youth, who actually want to go to these remote villages, serve for them and work for their betterment.
In other words, it is to bring about a scientific enabled transformation in the field of agriculture and agricultural practices by putting in the best methods and practice in place, thereby paving the way for youth to lead a new generation of change.
This scholarship also aims to sensitise youth and put them together for other surrounding issues in rural pockets like women empowerment, sanitation and hygiene issues, education, addressing malnutrition and helping children get good nutritious food, access to drinking water and education facilities, building good roads and infrastructure facilities and many more programs.
All candidates who desire to apply for the US Awasthi Scholarship 2020 must be prepared to work and serve in these rural areas. The main sponsor of this scholarship is IFFCO (Indian Farmers’ Fertiliser Cooperative Limited).
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US Awasthi Scholarship 2020 – Overview
|Organization||IFFCO (Indian Farmers’ Fertiliser Cooperative Limited)|
|Scholarship Name||US Awasthi Scholarship|
|Eligible Standard||Citizens of India, above 18 years old|
|Scholarship amount||1,00,000 Rupees|
|Customer Care No.||1800 103 1967/ 011 4259 3130|
US Awasthi Scholarship is for those candidates who are genuinely interested in
- Working with innovative ideas and solutions for rural population improvement.
- Assimilate the contribution of the rural economy into mainstream Indian society.
- Identify and encourage the talent and productivity of rural youth for the betterment of society.
- Conduct skill development programs and activities to promote rural development
- Promoting agriculture as a gainer occupation amongst others in the Indian subcontinent
- Being sensitive about other needs of rural healthcare and senior citizen interests.
US Awasthi Scholarship 2020 – Eligibility Criteria
- The US Awasthi scholarship is available to local youth and citizens of India.
- All applicants must be above the age of 18.
- The applicant should be able to clearly explain and demonstrate his unique and innovative idea for rural development.
- This scholarship is also available to international students who have an innate desire and passion for serving in the remote and rural villages of the country.
- Candidates who possess a technical background in education so that technical knowledge can be further utilized to innovate ideas in rural development.
- Candidates who understand the technicalities of the field of agriculture.
- Candidates who can work to improve the healthcare sector in rural areas. Candidates who work for better facilities for women, senior citizens, children.
- Candidates who have the vision to empower rural societies by helping authorities build better infrastructure, roads, better sanitation facilities, etc.
- The ideas envisaged by the candidates should be such that they have mass appeal (at least achieve approval by more than million interested persons from allied fields)
US Awasthi Scholarship Application Process
Candidates should be informed that the US Awasthi scholarship is open round the year, and candidates can choose to apply throughout the year. All candidates should first and foremost check if they satisfy all the eligibility conditions and only then proceed to apply.
Important Note: There is absolutely no deadline to apply for the scholarship.
Steps to apply for the US Awasthi Scholarship
- Visit the official site of the scholarship www.iffcobazar.in
- Register on the website and thereby create a login id and password.
- Login with these details.
- Fill in all relevant and compulsory details of the application form.
- Using your own words and technical language, present your innovative idea in the most suitable and unique method possible.
- Cross check and verify all details entered.
- Submit your application form.
Documents Required For US Awasthi Scholarship
- Documents supporting age proof of applicant.
- Documents supporting identity proof of the applicant.
- Documents satisfying the educational criteria of the applicant.
- Details in documents of technical qualification, if any.
- Any technical projects and work undertaken in view of technical rural development programs, if any.
US Awasthi Scholarship – Selection Process
- All candidates shall be screened based on their application form submissions.
- They would be cross-checked to see if they meet the eligibility conditions as prescribed for the scholarship.
- Next, a panel of jury members shall study and research on the idea presented by the applicant.
- The study would conclude and an opinion formed about the workability and productivity of the idea in practical terms and its usefulness to rural development and transformation and the society in general.
- Overall, if the idea is found to be unique, innovative, and contributing towards rural development, then jury members shall decide to contact the applicant for the grant of scholarship.
- The decision of the panel members shall be final and binding.
Benefits of US Awasthi Scholarship
- Scholarship amount of INR 1 lakhs
- A unique and nationalized platform to work for the greater benefit of framers in the country.
- A portal to address farmer issues and raise technological concerns worldwide.
- An online portal to broadcast one’s unique ideas and innovations in the field of agricultural, rural promotion, and development.
- Unique opportunity to work with the technical collaboration department of IFFCO.
- Work towards the promotion of youth activities with respect to the Yuva portal of IFFCO.
US Awasthi Scholarship – Frequently Asked Questions
- Who is the promoter of the US Awasthi scholarship?
The US Awasthi scholarship is entirely funded by IFFCO, one of the leading agricultural co-operative societies in the country.
- When is the deadline to submit the application for the scholarship?
The application can be submitted round the year, and there is no deadline to apply.
- Should the applicant possess a technical background to apply for the scholarship?
Preferably yes. The scholarship is awarded to candidates who can digitally revolutionize the entire process of agriculture and rural development.
- What kind of ideas and projects be submitted along with the application form?
The ideas of projects submitted along with the application form should contain:
- Prospects of rural development, which is technology-enabled.
- Contributing aspects of agriculture towards the mainstream Indian economy.
- Tapping the skills and talent of youth in bringing about a transformation in the rural Indian employment scene.
- Can international students apply for the US Awasthi scholarship?
Yes. International students with willingness and desire to work in Indian rural places can apply for the scholarship.
- What is the contact detail of the scholarship committee in case of any discrepancy?
Contact Address: IFFCO Sadan (Office), C-1, District Center, Saket, New Delhi -110017.
Official Email ID: [email protected]
Phone Number to contact: 1800 103 1967/ 011 4259 3130
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