About the Program

Dr Abdul Kalam Scholarship for Medical/Engineering Aspirants is an initiative of Buddy4Study India Foundation to financially support meritorious students from Economically Weaker Section (EWS). The scholarship aims to help needy students and enable them to complete their professional programme in higher education. The financial assistance is only meant for students who take admission into any govt-recognised public/private engineering or medical institutions. 

Buddy4Study India Foundation is a not-for-profit organization. It has been helping deserving students, who face financial problems, in completing their education.


  • Open for students appearing for national/state level medical/engineering entrance exams.
  • Must be an Indian citizen.
  • The applicants must have passed Class 12 board with minimum 55% marks (Those appearing in board exam in 2020 are eligible to apply. However, they will have to present the result-sheet after their results are announced) 
  • The annual family income should be less than INR 6,00,000 (6 lakhs) per annum.

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  • INR 20,000

What is the selection process for this scholarship?

  • The selection of scholars for the ‘Dr Abdul Kalam Scholarship for Medical/Engineering Aspirants’ involves a multi-stage process.
  • The scholars will be selected based on their family income and academic background.
  • The key steps of the selection process are mentioned below:
  1. Screening of scholarship applications based on financial need and academic background
  2. Telephonic interviews for further shortlisting of candidates
  3. Face-to-face interview for final selection (if required)

Documents required for Dr Abdul Kalam Scholarship for Medical/Engineering Aspirants

The following documents are required to be uploaded at the time of application:

  • Photo identity proof
  • Address proof
  • Class 12 marksheet (self-attested copy)
  • Income certificate
  • Bank account details of the scholarship applicant (cancelled cheque/passbook copy)
  • The admission receipt to an Engineering/Medical programme will be required for the final selection round.

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How to Apply

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