Nursing Scholarship Sasakawa India Leprosy Foundation 2022 23

Nursing Scholarship, Sasakawa India Leprosy Foundation 2022-23


To be eligible, an applicant must 

  • Not be less than 17 years of age at the time of application
  • Have had leprosy or at least one parent had the disease
  • Be residing in a self-settled leprosy colony
  • Be beginning studies/courses in the academic year 2021-22
  • Be pursuing B.Sc. Nursing (Basic) & GNM degree
  • Be a first-year applicant beginning studies in the academic year 2022-21

Note – Applicants opting for B.Sc. (Basic Nursing) must have cleared their higher secondary education (10+2) from a recognized school with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English.

The selected students will receive variable awards.


  • Passport size photographs of the applicant
  • Self-attested copies of the following documents –
  • Birth certificate or proof of date of birth
  • Marksheets of the 10th, 12th Board Exam
  • Leprosy certificate of parent/s (treatment certificate from the place where treated or Certificate from
  • District Leprosy Officer or Disability certificate mentioning Hansen’s disease/leprosy)
  • Admission letter/call letter issued by the institute to which the applicant has secured admission or else the applicant should provide the Annexure-I
  • Proof of admission in a government recognised institute (In case the student has already gained admission)

How can you apply?

To apply for the scholarship, the applicant must follow the below-mentioned steps –
Step 1: Click on the “Apply Now” button and read the details carefully.
Step 2: Navigate to “How to Apply” and click on the given link.
Step 3: Click on ‘Nursing Scholarship, Sasakawa India Leprosy Foundation 2022-23’ and fill in the details to ‘Register’. (Note – If the applicant is already registered, log in using valid credentials.)
Step 4: Fill in the required details, attach the relevant documents, and submit.

Note – For detailed information, kindly go through the ‘Application Instructions Document’.

Important Dates
Application Deadline – 5th June 2022

Selection Criteria

  • The selection of the candidates will take place in the following manner:
  • All eligible candidates will be listed in the order of the set criteria of merit in the last Board examination.
  • Meritorious students will be called for the personal interview and top candidates will be selected for the scholarship by the selection committee.

Terms and Conditions

  • No capitation fee will be paid for admission.
  • The selected candidates will be expected to have
  1. Regular attendance and dedication to learning
  2. High performance
  • Those availing scholarships from other organizations will not be considered for this scholarship.
  • The application forms can also be received from the State Leaders of the Association of People affected with Leprosy (APAL).
  • Incomplete applications will be rejected.
  • The scholarship fund will be given only if admission is secured.
  • As proof of leprosy, no photograph will be accepted.
  • The application will not be considered complete without the verification of the State leader.
  • The candidates selected for the scholarship should display high performance, regular attendance, and a dedication to learning.

Note – For detailed information, kindly go through the ‘Guideline Document’

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