Award of LSFI Scholarships

LSFI Scholarships (Free) are instituted by Life Science Foundation India to support and encourage meritorious but needy students as part of its Education Promotional Programmes. Every year applications will be invited from students of Indian Nationality for pursuing studies in frontier areas of any discipline or subject in any of the Indian Universities, Colleges, or Institutes. The scholarships are tenable for one year and expendable up to two years.


Students studying, or applied & awaiting admission in any of the university or college in India are eligible to apply. Academic record should be good and consistent and must have passed their previous examination with 50% (45% for female and reserved). The applicants should be above the age of 16 years, and below 33 years (relaxed up to three years for female & reserved categories).


The scholarship will be initially for a period of one year, may be extendable for 2 years based on performance of students. The upper limit of the scholarship will be Rs. 2500/- pm and it may vary depending on the recommendation of selection committee and fund availability. The candidates will be chosen for this award by the panel of Peer Reviewers and Selection Committee. Merit & academic records, present & future plan, societal commitment, research / project plan, family income, character & conduct, co-curricular record etc. will be duly considered while selection of the most deserving student. Short-listed applicants will be interviewed telephonically or by questionnaires or personally to make final selection. The candidates called for personal interview will be paid one-way travel allowances by shortest route. Recommendation made by the panel will be final.


Interested candidates shall apply in the prescribed application form. Application forms and other information can be obtained from the LSFI office either personally or by post on written request accompanied by a self-addressed stamped (Rs.10/-) envelope (27cm x 12cm). The same information and forms may be downloaded from our website. Duly completed and signed applications may be submitted on or before 31st August.


May be sent by land Post to “Executive Director, Scholarship (Free) Section” or may send an email to by mentioning “Scholarships free” in the subject space.


Obtaining & Submission of application forms every year : 1st June -31st August

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