3.5 Cr as scholarship to 2000+ students of to get Rs Konkani community
Mangaluru, in its decennial year of existence, the Vishwa Konkani Student Scholarship Fund (VKSSF), established by World Konkani Centre, will award Merit Cum Means Scholarships worth Rs 3.5 crore to 2000 plus students from Konkani Community at a function to be held at the TV Raman Pai Convention Centre here on August 25.
VKSSF was envisioned by the corporate leader TV Mohandas Pai has successfully raised and distributed over 22,000 Scholarships to the tune of Rs. 21.40 Crore.
VKSSF presently has several Scholarship Programmes. The Flagship programme being the Engineering and MBBS Scholarships with a Scholarship Amount of Rs. 40,000 and Rs. 50,000 per year per student respectively.
VKSSF also has a Study Abroad Scholarship for higher education abroad, with Scholarship Amount of Rs. 1 Lakh per year per student. Since 2010 VKSSF has awarded 120 Scholarships under this programme and 36 Scholarships will be awarded this year under this category.