Applications are invited for HDFC ECSS Scholarship 2023 for School/UG/PG Students. The last date of application is 31 Dec.

About the Scholarship

HDFC Bank Parivartan’s Educational Crisis Scholarship Support (ECSS) Programme is an initiative of HDFC Bank that aims to support meritorious and needy students belonging to underprivileged sections of society. The scholarship programme is meant for school students from Class 1 to 12 and those pursuing diploma, ITI, polytechnic, UG and PG (general and professional) programmes.

Selection Process 

The selection process of HDFC Bank Parivartan’s ECSS Programme is a multi-stage process where students are selected based on merit and their financial need or personal/family crisis. Details of the selection process are mentioned below:

  • Shortlisting of the candidates based on the eligibility criteria
  • Document verification
  • Personal interview of the shortlisted candidates post document verification
  • Announcement of the final list of scholars


  • Monetary assistance of up to INR 75,000 for their studies


  • Open for Indian nationals only.
  • The students must be currently studying in Classes 1 to 12, diploma, ITI, and polytechnic courses in private, government, or government-aided schools
  • OR The students must be pursuing graduation courses (general courses- BCom, BSc, BA, BCA, etc. and professional courses- BTech, MBBS, LLB, B Arch, Nursing) in recognized colleges or universities in India.
  • OR The students must be pursuing postgraduation courses (general courses – MCom, MA, etc. and professional courses – MTech, MBA, etc.) in recognized colleges or universities in India.
  • The applicants must have passed the previous qualifying examination with at least 55% marks.
  • Annual family income must be less than or equal to INR 2.5 Lakh.
  • Preference will be given to those applicants who are facing personal or family crises that have occurred during the past three years due to which they are unable to continue bearing the cost of education and are at risk of dropping out.


  • For Class 1 to 6 – INR 15,000
  • For Class 7 to 12, Diploma, ITI, & Polytechnic students – INR 18,000
  • For general undergraduate courses – INR 30,000
  • For professional undergraduate courses – INR 50,000
  • For general postgraduate courses – INR 35,000
  • For professional postgraduate courses – INR 75,000


  • Passport size photograph
  • Previous year’s marksheets (2022-23)
  • Identity proof (Aadhaar Card/Voter ID/Driving License)
  • Current year admission proof (Fee Receipt/Admission Letter/Institution ID Card/Bonafide Certificate) (2023-24)
  • Applicant Bank Passbook/Cancelled Cheque (Information will also be captured in the application form)
  • Income Proof (any of the three proofs given below)
    • Proof of Income issued by Gram Panchayat/Ward Counsellor/Sarpanch
    • Income Proof issued by SDM/DM/CO/Tehsildar
    • Affidavit
  • Proof of family/personal crisis (if applicable)

How can you apply?

  • Click on the Apply Now button below.
  • Login to Buddy4Study with your registered ID and land onto the ‘Application Form Page’.
    • If not registered – Register at Buddy4Study with your Email/Mobile/Gmail account.
  • You will now be redirected to the ‘HDFC Bank Parivartan’s ECS Scholarship’ application form page.
  • Click on the ‘Start Application’ button to begin the application process.
  • Fill in the required details in the online application form.
  • Upload relevant documents
  • Accept the ‘Terms and Conditions’ and click on ‘Preview’.
  • If all the details filled in the application are correctly showing on the preview screen, click on the ‘Submit’ button to complete the application process.


  • September 30, 2023

Click here to view the official notification of HDFC ECSS Scholarship 2023.