Students from Chennai who have completed plus-2 in March, 2019 are eligible for this scholarship to join college. The students should have studied Plus-2 in Govt, Govt Aided,
Corporation, Free Schools and private Schools which charge fees less than Rs 20,000 per year.
Ans: You have to score more than 60% in your Plus-2 Exams to be eligible for the Scholarship.
Ans: 'I am the Change Scholarship' is more than a financial Scholarship program. Apart from the financial assistance of Rs 30,000 we provide every year, we also conduct 100 hours of skill development training through 100 training sessions a year which consists of 20 Classroom training sessions (First Penguin Club) and 80 Telephonic training sessions (Speak Out).
We also arrange Internship opportunities for students with corporates and startups in Chennai during their summer vacation. The students also need to do voluntary work for 20 hours every year till they finish graduation.
These initiatives can be managed better if students are in a single, thereby fully deriving the benefits of being an Everest scholar. Hence, we have currently opened the Scholarship program only for 'Chennai Students'.
Ans: Yes, you should be staying in Chennai as it is mandatory to attend the weekend training program and internship, which are organized in the city.
Ans:Yes, the college should be in and around Chennai. Also, the student should be staying in Chennai throughout their graduation to attend the training programs.
Ans: There will be a minimum of ten mandatory training sessions per semester which makes it 20 sessions per year.
Ans: Yes it is mandatory to attend the training program. We take our training program attendance very seriously. If a student is not attending the training program on a regular basis, we will stop sponsoring the student.
Ans: We partner with various Corporates and Startups to provide internship opportunities for our Scholars during Summer Vacation (May). Optional internship opportunities during other months are also available.
Ans: On being selected, you need to commit to a minimum of 20 Hours of volunteering a year and participate in at least 5 events.
Ans: It costs us Rs. 40,000 per student per year. We give up to Rs 30,000 to student to cover the college fees, Book fees, transportation fees, Hostel fees, Mess fees, exam fee and lab fees. Rs 10,000 is used to provide 100 hours of training per year for the student so that they become employable by end of their graduation program.
Ans: The total amount to make one student graduate is 1.2 Lakhs.
A donor can either donate the full graduation fees of Rs 1,20,000 as one time donation or yearly fees of Rs 40,000 per year as or choose to donate any amount of their choice.
- Be a volunteer to train them in Soft Skills on weekends.
- Volunteer for our Tele-Volunteering initiative, 'Speak Out' to help them improve their communication skills on a daily basis.
- Refer a Corporate to provide space to conduct Training classes.
- Refer our scholars for internship opportunities
- Volunteer to train scholars in Soft Skills on weekends.
- Be a part of our Tele-Volunteering initiative, 'Speak Out', to help them improve English language communication on a daily basis.
- Be a Mentor to the student.
- Help conduct weekend training programs for students in your office campus if the organization is willing to provide a space for 25 students on a sunday.
Ans: Yes, Team Everest is eligible to receive foreign donations as we have FCRA.
Ans: Yes, all donations to Team Everest are exempted under 80G. We issue 80G tax exemption receipt to corporates for making any donation.
Ans: No. There is no minimum donation amount. The corporate can choose to support 1 or many students too.