Vodafone Idea Foundation Announces Rs. 1 Lakh Cash Scholarship to Teachers and Rs. 20,000 to Students

  • All Teachers and Students from across the country can apply for the Scholarship
  • Rs. 1 lakh cash scholarship for Teachers and Rs. 20,000 for Students
  • 200 Teachers and 2500 Students were granted scholarships in 2020

Vodafone Idea Foundation has invited applications from Teachers and Students for the ‘Learning with Vodafone Idea Scholarship’ program for the year 2021-22. Vodafone Idea Foundation is offering Rs. 1 Lakh cash Scholarship to Teachers and Rs. 20,000 to Students to help them avail necessary resources for quality education. 

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The scholarships are merit-based for teachers and merit-cum-means based for the students. The selection process is entirely online, overseen by an independent jury, including eminent educators, representatives of civil society organizations.

Eligibility Criteria

Full-time teachers from government/government-aided schools or low-income private schools with 3+ years of experience can apply for the scholarship. They must be teaching standards 8 and above and possess credentials in the form of recognized academic awards, papers, teaching-learning innovations, and content creation, to be eligible. 

Students from government/government-aided schools from 6th to 12th class with recognized academic or extra-curricular achievements can apply for the Vi CSR Scholarship. Scholarship winners can use the money to procure IT equipment (laptop, printer) and pay for course fees, educational books, magazines, school tuition fees, amongst other school-related essentials.

Commenting on the announcement, P. Balaji, Chief Regulatory & Corporate Affairs Officer, Vodafone Idea Limited said “Vi is committed to leveraging our technology expertise and network to create social impact. Providing access to education is one of the fundamental ways of improving employability, thereby reducing poverty in the country. We strongly believe that no student or teacher should be held back from achieving their true potential due to financial constraints.”

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