GEV Memorial Merit Scholarship 2019 for Law Students


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What is GEV Memorial Merit Scholarship 2019 for Law Students?

The GEV Scholarship Fund Trust invites applications from law aspirants in India for the GEV Memorial Merit Scholarship 2019. The scholarship aims to provide financial assistance to meritorious law students and help them pursue a quality legal education at premier Indian institutes. The program also offers opportunities for mentorship and leadership participation to the selected candidates, creating a robust community of young law scholars


Who is offering this scholarship?

This scholarship fund has been initiated in the memory of Late Dr. Goolam E. Vahanvati, who was the 13th Attorney General of India. The Dr. Goolam E. Vahanvati Scholarship Fund acts in the interest of law education aspirants, providing them mentoring and financial support to continue their education.


Who can apply for this scholarship?

Students who wish to apply for this scholarship must fulfill the following eligibility criteria. They must:

  • Be an Indian citizen
  • Be already enrolled in any year of an LLB/LLM degree course at a recognized law institute in India, or applying for CLAT, LSAT-India, AILET, or any other law entrance exam in 2019
  • Have scored a minimum of 60% in class X and XII board exams 
  • Have an annual family income from all sources not more than INR 10,00,000 (10 lakhs)
  • Be willing to sign-up for scholarship fund’s annual mentorship programs to assist and nurture the next batches of GEV Merit Scholars

NOTE: Students who may be taking the entrance exams post the deadline (31st May) will also get an opportunity to apply for the scholarship till 31st August. 


What are the benefits?

The complete benefits of the GEV Memorial Merit Scholarship 2019 for Law Students include:

  • INR 50,000 to INR 2,00,000 aid per scholar per year towards payment of tuition fees and other academic expenses
  • Subsequent Scholarship installment will be based on the scholar's academic performance
  • Scholars will also receive mentoring from top law professionals and GEV Scholars
  • Exposure among the Judiciary Community of India from events/interactions organized under the mentorship program


How can you apply?

Applicants can follow the below steps to apply for this scholarship:-

Step 1: Click on 'Apply Now'

Step 2: Login/Register using Facebook, Google Plus or the Email account

Step 3: Once signed in, click on 'START APPLICATION' to start filling the form

Step 4: Fill in all the details and upload the documents required

Step 5: Click on Submit

Note: On successful completion of Online Application Process, the applicants will receive a confirmation email/SMS on their registered email id/mobile number. They can also track the application status by logging in into their account.


What are the documents required for the GEV Memorial Merit Scholarship 2019 for Law Students?

Following documents are mandatory for GEV Merit Scholarship application (All documents should be self-attested before uploading):

  • Copies of the Mark sheets (each qualifying examination from Secondary School Certificate examination to latest qualification)
  • Copy of the letter of admission to the Law College, Institution or University at which the applicant is enrolled or intends to undertake studies
  • Income proof (Salary Statement, IT Returns) of applicant’s parents
  • Copy of latest CLAT/LSAT-India/AILET/other law entrance exam results
  • Passport size photograph
  • Scanned copy of Aadhar Card


What are the important dates?

Applications opening date: April 15, 2019

Last date of application: May 31, 2019 (Phase -I)

Last date of application: August 31, 2019 (Phase - II)



Q. Can students in 2nd year to final year also apply for this scholarship?

A. Yes, students undertaking law degree courses in any year of LLB/LLM from a recognized institution/college/university may apply for the scholarship. 

Q. Does the applicant need to get academic records and identification documents attested by some authority?

A. No, the self-attested documents would be enough for the scholarship application. Though, the applicant might need to provide the original documents for review if shortlisted for the subsequent selection stages of the scholarship program. 


Terms and Conditions

All selected scholars are required to undergo the selection process, mentioned as follows:

  • Online Application & Shortlisting
  • Telephonic Interview Round
  • Document Verification
  • Personal Interview



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