The scholarship is meant to support underprivileged and meritorious children of drivers (all light motor vehicles and small commercial vehicles such as Taxi, Jeep, Car & delivery vans such as Pickup, magic, school van etc) holding a valid driving license who are studying in Class 1 to postgraduation level.
Eligibility for the Saksham Scholarship:
Open for students from Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and Telangana.
Applicants must be studying in Class 9 to 12.
Applicants must have secured 60% and above marks in their previous class.
One of the parents should be a driver (all light motor vehicles and small commercial vehicles such as Taxi, Jeep, Car & delivery vans such as Pickup, magic, school van, etc.) and should hold a valid driving license
Annual family income of the applicants from all sources should not be more than Rs 4,00,000.
Children or family members of Mahindra Finance & Buddy4Study are not eligible.
NOTE: Scholarships will be awarded to a maximum of two students per family.
Benefits of Saksham Scholarship:
For Class 9 and 10 – Rs 8,000 for 1 year | For Class 11 and 12 – Rs 10,000 for 1 year
Documents needed for Saksham Scholarship:
Marksheet of the previous qualifying examination
Photo identity proof (Aadhaar card/voter id card/driving license/PAN card)
Family income proof (Form 16A/income certificate from government authority/salary slips, etc.)
Admission proof (Fee receipt/admission letter/institution ID card/ bonafide certificate)
Bank account details of the applicant (cancelled cheque/passbook copy)
Commercial driving license (taxi, cab, minivan, school van, magic/pick-up, etc.)
Contract copy/income proof/employee ID card (for cab driver’s profile if they do not possess a commercial driving license)