Selection Process

Applications will be selected on the basis of academic excellence, consistency, quality of the application and economic hardship.


Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview with the guardian at the beginning of January. Selected candidates will be notified by the end of January.

Applications Open

1 September

Schools / NGOs identify and nominate five Class XII students to Vahani Scholarship

1 November

Deadline for submitting application forms

1 December

Review and shortlist of candidates by the Vahani expert committee

1 - 20 December

Personal interviews of shortlisted candidates & verification of documents

1 - 7 January

Final decisions released

24 - 31 January