Lucknow University establishes fund to help deserving students in need


Lucknow University has set up a fund to help poor but deserving students with 15,000 scholarships per year, to be awarded to 49 students selected this academic year. The university earlier launched the Karmyogi program, offering part-time jobs on campus to poor students.

“According to the eligibility criteria of this scheme, the total income of parents or guardians must not exceed 300,000 per year; students should have obtained at least 60% of marks in the previous exam with at least 75% attendance and they should not receive any other financial aid, including scholarships, ”said the spokesperson for the Durgesh Srivastav University.

Dean of Student Welfare Prof Poonam Tandon said the university administration received 343 applications for the program and a total of 49 eligible students were selected on the basis of merit from among the undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral students.

The university already runs another program to provide part-time jobs on campus, allowing needy students to work two hours a day, for up to 50 days in an academic session while paying them at the rate of 150 per hour, allowing a maximum gain of 15,000 in one year. Work assignments can be in labs, library, office, computer center, hotel / mess, teacher aid, daycare, etc.


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