HDFC is Giving Economic Support to Students under Educational Crisis

With the motive of empowering students, belonging to the economically and socially disadvantaged section of the society, struggling with the inability to fund their school fee pertaining to financial constraint can make the most of this offer. Family crisis, bereavement, death, permanent disability or loss of job of the breadwinner of the family, any of such factors leading a student to financial hardships are extended help by HDFC bank under its HDFC Educational Crisis Scholarship 2018.

Last date to submit the application form is August 15, 2018. In order to be eligible for this scholarship, candidates need to fulfil the mandated requirements:


Students of class 6 to post- graduation (degree or diploma courses), part time or full time, from college or universities recognized under AICTE, UGC, State or Central government rules, whose family is facing any unfortunate crisis since two years, are eligible to apply.

Scholarship Reward

Selected school students will be rewarded with up to INR 10,000 as their annual fee and INR 25,000 (max) will be given to cover college or university fee. 

How to Apply

Interested candidates are requested to apply online.

Other Important Details

Candidates are required to submit below mentioned documents:

  • Verification form duly signed and stamped by the school principal/college dean/director.
  • Attested copies of last years' mark sheet
  • Two copies of address proof
  • Doctor's note (in case of illness)
  • Salary Slip (if any)
  • Class 10/12 mark sheet
  • Self-declaration of family income (for self-employed) OR income proof from the employer


Economic hardship or a crisis in the family sometimes has a direct impact on the education of children, often resulting in the child dropping out of school/college/university. Educational Crisis Scholarship Support (ECSS) programme is envisaged to provide interim support for children facing a personal or economic exigency.

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