Scholarship for defence personnel

CHENNAI: WLC College India (WLCI), one of the professional education institutions in India has announced special scholarships in their exclusive project to reward defence personnel, their spou

Published: 05th September 2009 04:23 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 12:15 AM   |  A+A-

CHENNAI: WLC College India (WLCI), one of the professional education institutions in India has announced special scholarships in their exclusive project to reward defence personnel, their spouse, children and ex-servicemen.

These scholarships will be offered for professional courses in business eco nomics, fashion technology, advertising and graphic design, visual communications and mass communications.

The scholarships for the defence personnel and their wards have been categorised into three prominent sections.

Children of personnel, of any rank, who were killed in action, will be rewarded 100 per cent scholarship.

Wards of personnel of any rank who died in harness and wards of personnel up to the rank of JCO will be privileged to get 50 per cent scholarship.

Moreover, Army officers and children of Army officers will be awarded 25 per cent free-ship.

To apply for professional programme scholarship, applicant must hold a graduate degree or equivalent and X, plus two/ equivalent qualification for scholarships in advanced programmes.

Besides this, as part of eligibility criteria, the applicant must also obtain merit in both the WLC College Admission Test and Scholarship Interview to apply for either of above scholarships.

Says Malobika Sengupta, CEO, WLC College India, “AT WLCI, our endeavour has always been to contribute to the society in one way or the other. Our scholarships for the defence personnel, is a way to show our gratitude towards their work and sacrifice for the unity and progress of the nation.” This scholarship is a PAN India programme running through the different channels of communication. Any defence personnel can acquire the entry for this scholarship by contacting the WLC campus based in their city or can even acquire details online from www.

wlccollege.org or can contact at WLC toll free no: 1800 102 4456 for more information.

An SMS can also be sent by typing ‘WLC’ to ‘57575’ for further details.

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