LPU (Lovely Professional University) has introduced COVID-19 FRONTLINE Scholarship scheme worth Rs.20 Crore, to honor the selfless contribution of the COVID-19 workforce others in all the regular programmes offered for Academic session 2020-21. The scheme has been launched by LPU as an idea that states “because thank you is just not enough”.
Who all are eligible?
The fees are waived off according to several categories (A-L) developed by LPU. Full fees is waived for Survivors of Covid 19, Deceased due to COVID 19 whereas 20% fess are waived off for Medical staff and Health workers, Medical Professionals, Police Professionals, Municipal Corporations, Media Persons, Indian Railway employees, Airline Employees, Bank Employees, Employees of Pharma Companies, District Administration.
Last date to apply for scholarship under this scheme is 31st May 2020.
The students are required to submit the valid proof (ID Card, Service certificate, Certificate from employer, Drug license, Medical Shop Registration, Discharge Certificate from Hospital or any other document certifying the proof of eligibility for scholarship)
A certificate from the Head of the Institute may have to be submitted certifying the involvement of concerned employee in essential services during lockdown due to COVID-19.
Other candidates who are not related to COVID-19 frontline workers can also avail scholarships from LPU. For that, students have to appear for LPUNEST 2020. LPUNEST will be held as an online proctored exam. Apart from the scholarship test, the candidates who want to take admission in B.Tech, MBA, Ph.D and PG Agriculture courses have to appear for LPUNEST 2020 compulsorily for admission.
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