What is PES 2017?
Prathidhwani Education Scholarship (PES) 2017 is an initiative by Prathidhwani (Socio-Cultural & Welfare Organisation of IT Employees) to encourage and promote academically excellent students from BPL (Below Poverty Line) families. This merit scholarship is offered to students from Thiruvananthapuram district who scored A+ in all subjects in the SSLC exam held in March, 2017. All qualifying students will be eligible for a monthly allowance of ₹1000 as a token of appreciation for two whole academic years to aid their Higher Secondary Education (+1 & +2). The scholarship will be given to eligible candidates in every quarter. The total scholarship amount to each student is Rs.24,000/-.
What is it for Technopark?
This is a platform for IT Employees in Technopark to give back to society. Hence any IT employee or Group of employees or Companies can sponsor one or more students. This kind deed will lit up the hopes of many a student. In the previous year’s program, 80 Students and 25 schools in Thiruvananthapuram district were benefited. One of the student who got the scholarship, scored full marks in +2.
Awarded to students from BPL (Below Poverty Line) families in Thiruvananthapuram district (Kerala, India) who scored A+ in all subjects in the SSLC exam held in March, 2017. Few extra criteria are included to give priority to the most eligible ones (Students with no parents,single parent, who does not have a house etc).
Invitation for scholarship were published in all major newspapers like Manorama, Mathrubhumi, Deshabhimani, Kerala Kaumudi etc . We got 263 applications and shortlisted them based on our criteria. There are 189 eligible candidates. We will now give priority and order the applicants based on the above mentioned extra criterias.
How can you contribute
For giving scholarship to all eligible students, we need around 45 lakhs. You can contribute to sponsor one or more students individually or as a group.
For one student, Sponsorship contribution can be donated as
- ₹24,000 /- Single payment
- ₹12000/- Yearly payment
- ₹3000/- Quarterly payment
- ₹1000/- Monthly payment
The entire amount sponsored is transferred to students. No money from sponsorship is taken for any administration cost or for any other activities.
We plan to invite the eligible students to Technopark for giving the initial scholarship amount during October last week. In the function, we will distribute first two quarters amount (Rs.6,000/-) to all selected students. There will be total eight quarters for this scholarship. Rest of the six installments will be directly transferred to student’s bank account once in three months from Prathidhwani’s SBI account.
We plan for all possible tracking from our side. There will be one Prathidhwani Volunteer for every single student. The Volunteer would be in touch with student, parent and class teacher. All sponsors will be mapped to the Prathidhwani Volunteer and student. Once in three months the volunteer will update the summary to the tracker. Also we plan to have some motivational and career guidance classes to the selected students.
Payment Options are
a) Standing instruction (SBI to SBI)
b) Internet transfer
c) Cheque or
For all payment options, we are giving PES receipts to sponsors.
Bank : SBI, Technopark Branch, Thiruvananthapuram
Account Name : Prathidhwani Education Scholarship
Account No : 37124252105
IFSC Code : SBIN0007617
SWIFT Code : SBININBB565
Want to Sponsor?
Please do call Sinu Jamal – 8547076995 Or Nishin TN – 9995483784 for any clarifications.