The Kerala State Wakf Board has invited applications from Muslim students for its loan scholarships. The scholarships are distributed to Muslim boys and girls doing professional courses like engineering and medicine.
As per the allotment for the academic year 2009-10, applications are invited only from those who have joined for the first year courses.
A total of 100 students will get the scholarships this year (MBBS- 35, B Tech- 35, BDS- 11, BVSC- 2, BHMS- 5, BSc Nursing- 7). The applicants should have acquired 80% marks or similar grades in the previous exams. However, those doing B Ed, M Ed, MCA and MBA need have only 60% marks. The annual income should be below Rs 2.5 lakh.
Application forms are available at the Kochi and Calicut centres of the Kerala State Wakf Board. They can also be downloaded from the website http://www.keralastatewakfboard.org/
The filled up application forms should reach the office of the state Wakf Board in the following address on or before September 30 : Chief Executive Officer, Kerala State Wakf Board, VIP Road, Kaloor, Kochi – 17.