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RV University earmarks Rs 10 crore for Merit Scholarships

RV University earmarks Rs 10 crore for Merit Scholarships

January 12, 2023

RV University (RVU) has allocated Rs 10 crores for merit scholarships for the ensuing academic year starting in August 2023. It will benefit 500 students pursuing undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes.

Nearly 200 B.Tech. students and 50 B.Sc. students in the School of Computer Science Engineering will benefit from these scholarships, besides 75 students pursuing five-year integrated B.A.LL.B. and B.B.A.LL.B. as well as LL.M. programmes in the School of Law. These scholarships will cover nearly 40 students each from the School of Liberal Arts and Science and School of Design and Innovation. 80 merit scholarships have been proposed for students pursuing B.B.A, B.Com. and B.A. (Economics) programmes in the School of Business and School of Economics.

These scholarships would enable meritorious students to pursue their academic aspirations and create a talent-pool of future leaders. These include 100%, 50% and 25% scholarships for study in the first year. Renewal of scholarships is based on maintaining merit. As the admissions for the academic year 2023-2024 are open, students can apply for the scholarships for this year.

RVU had announced 100 scholarships in its first year of inception in 2021 which included 100% scholarships for students who lost one or more parents to COVID. In 2022, nearly 200 students were given scholarships worth Rs. 3 crores. The University is constantly increasing the scholarship corpus fund to enable the academic pursuits of meritorious students and students from the economically weaker sections of society.

Professor Y.S.R. Murthy, Vice-Chancellor, RV University, Bengaluru said,“We are pleased to announce these merit scholarships to deserving students. Academic excellence has been at the core of our mission since 2021. We have constantly increased the scholarship funds over the years. I wish to sincerely thank the Rashtreeya Sikshana Samithi Trust for extending fruits of education to students from all strata of society. These scholarships will help us in the task of producing next generation of leaders and contribute to nation building.”

The Pro Chancellor, RV University and Secretary of RSST, Dr. (h.c.) A.V.S. Murthy said, “Making education accessible to students in every strata of society is an avowed goal of our Trust. In just the third year of RVU’s operations, we have increased the scholarship fund by 20 times. This is a strong affirmation of our commitment to make education affordable to as many students as possible. I hope deserving students will make full use of these scholarships and contribute their mite to the nation.”

The President, RSST, Dr. M.P. Shyam said, “The spirit of the scholarships aligns with our Trust mission to provide affordable world-class education to students in need. RVU promises to offer a vibrant interdisciplinary ecosystem of learning. We are committed to creating a significant corpus to fund scholarships. I appeal to philanthropists and socially conscious individuals to contribute to RV University’s Scholarship Fund.”

The scholarships will be awarded on first come-first served basis. Renewal of this scholarship is subject to outstanding performance in first year. These scholarships are open to students from all state and central boards and other recognized institutions across India with a good academic performance. The amount will cover the cost of tuition fees, either in full or part. Students can register themselves on and learn more about the process by contacting the admissions team.

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