Colgate Scholarship 2022-23– Eligibility, Last Date, Apply Online.

Colgate Scholarship 2022-23– Eligibility, Last Date, Apply Online.

Keep India Smiling Foundational Scholarship Programme, announced by a leading global consumer products company, Colgate-Palmolive (India) Limited, aims to provide foundational support to individuals, who are deserving & meritorious but may lack resources to pursue their dreams. Along with the financial support, the programme also focuses on mentorship and career guidance to the beneficiaries as and when required. Under this scholarship programme, a scholarship amount of up to INR 75,000 per annum is to be awarded to the selected candidates studying at different levels of education. The students of class 11, graduation and professional courses, as well as young athletes who play at the national/state/district level and individuals helping them, are eligible to apply for this scholarship scheme named Keep India Smiling Foundational Scholarship Programme.

Colgate Scholarship 2022-23– Eligibility, Last Date, Apply Online.
Colgate Scholarship 2022-23– Eligibility, Last Date, Apply Online.

In this article, we have covered all the details of the Keep India Smiling Foundational Scholarship Programme. These details include scholarship types offered under this scholarship scheme, key dates, scholarship amount, eligibility conditions, application procedure, important documents, selection process and more. Find below an overview of this scholarship programme.

Application Timeline of Keep India Smiling Foundational Scholarship Programme

S. No. Scholarship Name Application Start Date* Application Deadline*
1 Keep India Smiling Foundational Scholarship & Mentorship Programme 11th July 2022 31st December 2022
2 Keep India Smiling Foundational Scholarship and Mentorship Programme for Sportsperson and Individuals 1st September 2022 31st December 2022

 

The dates mentioned above may change as per the directive of the scholarship provider.

Keep India Smiling Foundational Scholarship Programme – Scholarship Amount

The candidates selected for this scholarship become eligible to receive the financial assistance so that they do not face any monetary hurdle while pursuing their education. In 2022, the students selected under this scholarship programme will receive a scholarship amount of up to INR 30,000 per year for up to 4 years of studies depending on their current level of education. The selected candidates from the other category will get INR 75,000 per year for a maximum of 3 years (depending on scholarship type). Find below all the details of the scholarship amount to be disbursed under the Keep India Smiling Foundational Scholarship Programme.

Details of Scholarship Amount

S.No. Scholarship Type Scholarship Amount
1. Keep India Smiling Foundational Scholarship & Mentorship Programme for Class 11 INR 20,000 per year for 2 years
2. Keep India Smiling Foundational Scholarship & Mentorship Programme for 3 Year Graduation INR 30,000 per year for 3 years
3. Keep India Smiling Foundational Scholarship & Mentorship Programme for Professional Categories INR 30,000 per year for 4 years
4. Keep India Smiling Foundational Scholarship & Mentorship Programme for Sportsperson INR 75,000 per year for 3 years
5. Keep India Smiling Foundational Grant for Individuals Helping Others INR 75,000 per year for 2 years

 

Keep India Smiling Foundational Scholarship Programme – Eligibility Criteria

In order to avail of the benefits of Colgate Palmolive scholarship 2022, the students need to follow certain conditions prescribed by Colgate-Palmolive (India) Ltd. Given below are the eligibility criteria for Keep India Smiling Foundational Scholarship Programme.

Detailed Eligibility Conditions

S.No. Scholarship Type Eligibilityenrolled in Class 11 at a recognised school in India
1. Keep India Smiling Foundational Scholarship & Mentorship Programme for Class 11
  • An applicant must have passed Class 10 board examination in 2022
  • The applicant must be enrolled in Class 11 at a recognised school in India
  • The student must have scored at least 75% in Class 10 board exams
  • Annual family income of the applicant should be less than INR 5 lakhs
2. Keep India Smiling Foundational Scholarship & Mentorship Programme for 3 Year Graduation
  • An applicant must have passed class 12 board examination in 2022
  • The applicant must have scored a minimum of 60% in Class 12 board exams
  • The candidate must be enrolled in a 3-year graduation programme in a recognised institution in India
  • Annual family income of the applicant should be less than INR 5 lakhs
3. Keep India Smiling Foundational Scholarship Programme for Engineering Courses
  • The candidate must have passed Class 12 board examination in 2022
  • He/she must have scored a minimum of 60% in Class 12 board exams.
  • The candidate must be enrolled in any recognised professional category (B.E./B.Tech/BDS/MBBS/Others) in India
  • Annual family income of the student should be less than INR 5 lakhs
4. Keep India Smiling Foundational Scholarship & Mentorship Programme for Sportsperson
  • The candidate must have represented at state/national level in the last 2-3 years
  • He/she must be ranked within the top 500 in the national ranking/ within the top 100 in the state ranking
  • Must be aged between 9 to 20 years as on 31st August 2022
  • Annual family income of the applicant should be less than INR 5 lakhs
  • Must be affiliated with a Sports Coach or a recognized Sports Body/Federation/Academy
  • Playing individual sports such as chess, boxing, athlete, swimming, badminton, cycling, gymnastics, martial arts, powerlifting, running, etc.
5. Keep India Smiling Foundational Grant for Individuals Helping Others
  • The applicant must be involved in activities, which is impacting more than 20-25 people (multiplier effect) and are done at individual level:
    • Teaching, training, skilling a group of underprivileged children or providing sports training to them
  • The scholarship award for community help is not applicable for NGOs, who receive corporate funds or donation receipts of more than INR 1 lakh in a year
  • Must be from the economically weaker or moderate-income group of society
  • Graduation as minimum educational qualification
  • Relevant community references to be provided by the candidate

 

Keep India Smiling Foundational Scholarship Programme – Terms and Conditions

Below are some important terms and conditions that Colgate-Palmolive (India) has announced regarding the scholarship programme. The applicants must read them carefully before submitting the application form.

  1. ‘Keep India Smiling Foundational Scholarship Programme’ (Hereinafter ‘the Scholarship Program’) is being conducted by Colgate-Palmolive (India) Ltd. (“Colgate” / “Company”) from August 5, 2022 to March 31, 2023 [Keep India Smiling Foundational Scholarship & Mentorship Programme] | September 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022 [Keep India Smiling Foundational Scholarship and Mentorship Programme for Sportsperson and Individuals] (“Scholarship offer period”) and is open for Indian Nationals Only.
  2. The Scholarship Program is applicable to individuals/candidates from economically weaker sections/ below poverty lines. The documents for the same will be as prescribed by statutory norms and is open to those desirous candidates/ individuals who have all the requisite documents at the time of making an application. The specific details of the categories, eligibility criteria and entitlements of the Scholarship Program have been provided herein below.
  3. It is the sole responsibility of a candidate to go through the categories and the corresponding eligibility criteria as mentioned below and apply for the applicable category.
  4. The data collected through the registration process will not be used for any commercial purposes other than shortlisting candidates for the Scholarship Program.
  5. Meeting the eligibility criteria and applying for the Scholarship Program does not guarantee selection. The process entails various steps for shortlisting and final selection, which may take a few months.
  6. Colgate shall not entertain any correspondence with regards to the non-selection of the candidates.
  7. Upon successful selection for the Scholarship Program, candidate/ individual will be approached by Colgate/technology implementation partner.
  8. Relevant supporting documents will be required before / on or after allocation of the applicable scholarship amount. The Scholarship Program for a specific category will be strictly for the duration mentioned for the respective category.
  9. Colgate holds the right to perform internal due diligence for verifying the documents uploaded by the candidate.
  10. Colgate reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to the fullest extent permitted by law: (a) to reject or disqualify any application; or (b) subject to any written directions from a regulatory authority, to modify, suspend, terminate or cancel the scholarship, or (c) to change the program based learning; as appropriate.
  11. If at any point of time during the period of scholarship or even later it is found that any of the particulars mentioned in the form are/were false and/or misleading or that the candidate has willfully suppressed any material facts, Colgate will be at liberty to withdraw the scholarship allotted to such candidate.
  12. The Scholarship Program shall be evaluated at regular intervals by Colgate and terms and conditions thereof may be modified, withdrawn or cancelled at the discretion of the selection panel of Keep India Smiling Foundational Scholarship Programme and CSR committee of Colgate.
  13. The candidate hereby acknowledges that Colgate does not commit or intend to employ any of the successful candidates.
  14. No candidate or Individual has to pay any registration or application fee for applying to the Scholarship Program. No purchase of Colgate products is mandatory for participating in the Scholarship Program.
  15. Colgate reserves the right, to use the photograph /profile of the scholarship applicant/beneficiary for future publication use; and/or disclosures; and/or for communication purposes with Colgate’s stakeholders; and/or for submissions before various authorities and interested parties from time to time for reporting progress thereof; and/or for use in Corporate brochures, websites, social media, archives and other material publicity, if any in relation to its activities without any monetary compensation payable to any applicant and without any restriction to its frequency and use.
  16. Colgate would not be liable or held responsible for any lack or lapse in any communication on account of failure or delay by internet, telecom, SMS and/or E-mail service providers. No correspondence in this regard will be entertained.
  17. Employees of the Company, its affiliates and their family members are not eligible to participate in the Scholarship Program.
  18. The decision of the Company with regard to the Scholarship Program and the declaration of the winners is final and binding.
  19. Disputes; if any, shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts at Mumbai only.
  20. The candidates are required to upload the following documents:
  • Passport sized photograph
  • Valid ID proof – Either of Aadhaar Card/Driving License/Voter Id Card/Pan Card
  • Income Proof – Income certificate/BPL certificate/Food security certificate/Any other certificate of income issued by competent government authority.
  • 10th class marksheet
  • Latest marksheet and education certificate
  • Fee Receipt/Admission Letter/College ID card/Bonafide certificate (in case admission for a professional course already taken)
  • Entrance examination result (In case seeking to take admission)
  • Disability certificate, in case of any physical disability
  • Scanned copy of highest performance achieved (If applying for Sports Scholarship)
  • Name & Registration no. of NGO/Rotary/Association/ Not for profit (If applying for general financial support category)

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