World Bunts Foundation Trust ®,Mangalore, invites application on Merit cum Means basis,from eligible students for Education Loan and Education Scholarship for the year 2019-2020.
I) Educational Loan (Fresh) :- Medical, Dental,B Pharma/D Pharma(all profesional courses namely- Allopethic and AYUSH courses) Nursing/para medical discipline,Fisheries/Agriculture, Veterinary ,Engineering and 5 years Law Course from National Law colleges Eligibility:
A) Engineering: Through CET. Karnataka CET Ranking : Candidates securing seat under government Quota(in government and private colleges) are only eligible. B) Medical and other allied activities-.through All India NEET/CET Examination.Government seat(merit) in Government and private colleges are only eligible C) Engineering lateral entry: Students who have secured admission to Engineering after Diploma (Lateral) through Karnataka CET .Only Government seats(merit) in Government and private colleges are only eligible D) Students secured admission through EEE/JEE/NATA are also eligible to apply. E) Agriculture, Fisheries/Veterinary- CET/NEET Ranking F) Law Courses:Students who have secured rank in the CET conducted by the National college for Law * Seats under payment seat are not eligible. Application for fresh Education loan – Click here to download Application Forms for Education Loan Duly filled in applications along with the attested copies of the documents, mentioned on the application be sent to the office of the Trust on or before 30.09.2019 (Application received thereafter will not be considered). For further details contact office of the Trust. Phone. No.0824- 2424205.
II)Renewal of Education loan availed in the previous years Students, who have availed Education loan in the previous years ( from 2016-2017 to 2017-18 and 2018-2019) are eligible for current years installments. Request for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th year studies, be sent to the office of the Trust, along with duly attested photo copies of following documents. 1) Request Letter 2) Marks cards of applicable previous 2 semesters. 3) Fee paid receipt for the year 2019-2020 4)Study certificate issued by the college authority
III)Educational Scholarship (A) Fresh CourseEligibililty 1. Polytechnic Diploma/ITI/BPED/B.Ed./D.Ed/JOC: Minimum 60% marks in qualifying Exams 2. Post Graduation (M.A./M.Com/M.Sc.): Minimum 70% marks in qualifying Exams
(B)Renewal of Educational Scholarship availed in the previous years Students, who have availed Education Scholarship in the previous year (2017-2018 and 2018-19) are eligible for current years installments. Application for 2nd & 3rd year studies(wherever permissible) be sent to the office of the Trust, along with duly attested photo copies of following documents, duly mentioning previous Scholarship reference number. 1) Request Letter. 2) Marks cards of applicable previous 2 semesters. 3) Fee paid receipt for the year 2019-2020 4) Study certificate issued by the college authority.
Duly filled in applicants along with the attested copies of the documents, mentioned on the application be sent to office of the Trust on before 30.09.2019.(Application received there after will not be Considered) For further details contact office of the Trust. Ph. No.0824- 2424205.
Place : Mangalore K.M Shetty Date : 01..07.2019 Secretary WORLD BUNTS FOUNDATION TRUST =================================================================================================================================== WORLD BUNTS FOUNDATION TRUST (Regd) 7th Floor,Rambhavan Complex,Kodialbail, Mangalore- 575003 Tel : 0824-2424205
World Bunts Foundation Trust ®, Mangalore is pleased to invite application for
1) Late Kothwalguthu Mechu Shedthy Memorial Endowment Fund – sponsered by Dr.S.S.Kaup
“TheKothwal Scholarship” of Rs.25000/= Per year for either three years or four years of baccalaureate degree program to a student from a needy single female parent family.
The applicant should satisfy the following requirements to qualify for the award :
Should either be a son or daughter of a single female parent who bears the financial Burden to educate the child.
Comes from an indigent family and cannot afford the cost of college education.
Should show intense desire to enhance his/her knowledge by furthering college education.
He /She maintains “B” or ‘second class’ achievement level. In addition, if an applicant proven to be good in any extracurricular activity like music, sport or voluntary community service he/she will earn a bonus point toward his/her qualification over other applicants.
Will be awarded a scholarship of Rs.25,000/= per year for three years or four years.
It is incumbent on the recipient to maintain the intellectual excellence at the same rate as when he/she started in order to receive the scholarship for the following years.
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2) Late Kothwalguthu Nadumane Rathna Shedthy Memorial Charitable Fund – sponsered by Dr.S.S.Kaup
“Kothwal Helping Hand” grant of Rs.10,000/= per year for two years to a needy singlefemale parent family with high school or pre-college going children, and one who has shown willingness to work hard and/ or has a plan to improve her family economic condition.
The applicant should satisfy the following requirements to qualify for the award
1. Should be a single female parent with one or more children, pursuing high school or precollege education, and who has proven financial difficulties to provide education and/or has a business plan to improve the financial difficulties of the family. 2. Explaining how the funds would be used. 3. Will be awarded the “Kothwal Helping Hand grant” of Rs.10,000 for two years. At the end of first year, recipient should submit an account of previous years’ activities in order to qualify for second year.
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- For both scholarships, 1) Applicant should send requests in one page letter to World Bunts Foundation Trust. The letter should contain all the details/ Information/commitments mentioned above with supporting evidence and/or commitments/documents. 2) For the academic year 2019-2020, inquiries should be sent to The World BuntsFoundation Trust. Last date for receipt of application is 30.09.2019
Place : Mangalore K.M Shetty Date : 01.07.2019 Secretary WORLD BUNTS FOUNDATION TRUST ===================================================================================================================================
Activities of the Trust
WBFT is a charitable institution, supported by the donations from the Trustees and members from the community. Contributions to the endowment remain on permanent deposit with the Bank and interest income thereon is distributed to the purpose for which the endowment is instituted. Donations so received help support the programs and services in the areas of Health, Education, Sports, Art, Culture and Economic Development. A contribution to WBFT is tax-exempt under section 80G of the Income Tax Act, 1961, in the hands of donors subject to the limits prescribed therein. WBFT pays no salaries to its Office Bearers, and its officers serve on a volunteer basis. Annual operating expenses are minimal, funded primarily by Board members and other community member contributions.
Dream of accomplishing goal and setting benchmark for self is linked to skill set of the student. Right education and coaching is very important to develop the required skill set. The cost of education is increasing at alarming pace within India and abroad. But, the weak economic condition is considered as the constraint for many students from the community from achieving their dream.
In the above milieu, the Trust, considering the weak economic condition, because of which a large number of Bunt children remain un-educated or fail to have higher education, started a novel scheme of extending Interest Free Education loan in the year 1997 to needy bunt children. It was the belief of the Trust that once empowered; these students make our community proud. Since then, the scheme has been receiving enthusiastic response from students from the community. This has enabled students to pursue higher studies in streams such as Engineering, Medicine, Para-medical, Law and Pharmacy, A large number of such students have pursued further higher education from premier institutes in India and abroad. The most heartening thing is that almost half of the beneficiaries are girls. The Interest free Loan scheme of the Trust, it is believed, unleashes the potential of the youth of our community to grow into leaders in their respective fields.
Interest Free Education Loan- Courses covered:
Medical-MBBS,BDS,B Pharma/D Pharma, Para Medical disciplines
5 year Law Course by the National Law colleges
I. Medical Course:
Annual loan is available for course period. Loan amount is restricted to the Government fee payable in Government colleges and Government seats in Private colleges. Candidate shall score:
minimum 80% mark in the qualifying exam i.e. PUC and;
NEET/CET- on merit cum means basis
Note: Further, Special consideration shall be given for students who have secured admission for Medical, Dental and Engineering courses under special category.
II. Engineering course:
Annual Loan is available for three/four years (depending upon the duration of the course). Duration of the course is 4 years for direct entry students and it is three years for the lateral entry.Loan amount is restricted to the Government fee payable in Government colleges and Government seats in Private colleges. Candidate shall score:
Minimum 80% mark in the qualifying exam.
CET ranking- 15000.
III. 5 year Law Course by the National Law Colleges: Annual Loan is available for five years.Loan amount is restricted to the Government fee payable in Government colleges and Government seats in Private colleges. Candidate shall score:
Minimum 80% mark in the qualifying exam, i.e.PUC and;
National ranking in the Entrance Examination -on merit cum means basis.
Scholarship is a boon for students belonging to the weaker sections of the society/community, who are unable to pursue their education for some reason or the other. Scholarship is an incentive as well as encouragement for students, who are talented, but do not have enough means to study further. Scholarships, under the Education initiative of the Trust are meant only to meet some portion of the requirement and the scholarships are awarded to meritorious students who demonstrate need for financial support. There are a variety of scholarships – merit-based, need-based, and student-specific. These young scholarship recipients represent our community’s ‘hope, optimism and potential’.
Scheme Details: Diploma Courses- Annual Scholarship is available for three years and the quantum of the scholarship is presently Rs. 5000.00 per year. Scholarship amount for Nursing Courses is fixed at Rs.5, 000/- per year. Candidate shall score minimum 60% mark in the qualifying examination.
Post Graduate Courses-Annual Scholarship is available for two/three years (depending upon the duration of the course) and the quantum of the scholarship presently is Rs. 10,000.00 per year. Candidate shall score minimum 70% mark in the qualifying examination. Source of funds for the Scholarship
Board of Trustees will make budgetary allocation for every financial year for the above. While scholarship amount for different courses is as stated herein above, the scholarship amount under different endowment is as per the endowment details as shown hereunder. Following Endowments are in operation during the current financial year:
Late Dr K C Naik Endowment (Mr.K Ashok Alva)
Mr. Ashok Alva has instituted an Endowment in the name of his uncle Late Dr. K C Naik, First Vice Chancellor of University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore. The endowment is on merit-cum-means basis, with a cash award of Rs.7,500.00 per year. It is stipulated that the beneficiary shall preferably student pursuing Fisheries, Agriculture, and Veterinary Sciences.
2. Smt. Kodialguthu Rathna Rai (Ms.Jyothi Alva), The scholarship amount is fixed at Rs. 7,500.00 per year. Scholarship will be given to a Lady student pursuing Masters.
3. Late Smt. Laxmi Hegde (Mr.K S Hegde) The scholarship amount is fixed at Rs. 7,500.00 per year (2 students are eligible). Students pursuing Masters, preferably, student from Science discipline.
4. Late Meremajalu Ramakrishna Punja (Ms.K Hemalatha Punja) The scholarship amount is fixed at Rs. 7,500.00 per year. Students pursuing Masters, preferably, student from Science discipline.
5. Late B Ranganath Hegde memorial Endowment Fund(Ms.Vijayalakshmi Hegde), Student pursuing Agriculture, Veterinary, Fisheries or any post graduation studies is eligible. Scholarship amount is Rs. 7,500.00.
6. Late Kothwalguthu Mechu Shedthi Memorial Endowment Fund” (Dr. S. S. Kaup) The Kothwalguthu Mechu Shedthy Memorial Fund “The Kothwal Scholarship of Rs. 25,000.00 per year for either three years or four years of Bachelor degree program to a student from a needy single female parent family.
7. Late Kothwalguthu Nadumane Rathna Shedthy Memorial Charitable Fund “Kothwal Helping Hand”(Dr. S. S. Kaup) Kothwal Helping Hand” Scholarship of Rs.10000/= per year for two years to a needy single female parent family with high school or pre college going children, and one who has shown willingness to work hard and/or has a plan to improve her family economic condition. 8. Late Dr P Amaranth Hegde memorial Endowment Fund (Ms Nirmala Hegde), Student pursuing Nursing , Pharmacy and Para medical or any post graduation studies is eligible. Scholarship amount is Rs. 7,500.00.
Health Care Initiative
Trust works towards enhancing access to quality and affordable healthcare. The Trust’s ‘Health for Needy’ motto and its healthcare model provides continuum of care to the weaker sections of our society through a Universal Health Insurance Policy under strategic partnership with K S Hegde Charitable Hospital, Derlakatte and also through direct help to the needy.
Sports bring cultures together and bridges gaps across generations. These activities have been a great motivator to enhance the spirit of learning and leadership, especially amongst our young children. Trust, therefore, recognised it as an essential element of learning through physical activities and games and decided to help support the sport by recognizing the achievements of our boys and girls at different levels and help them financially to some extent.
Preserving Art & Culture
The Trust is playing its role to protect and promote our priceless heritage to not only sustain but also make art and culture relevant to the younger generation. Ours is a land of diverse cultures and it is our endeavor to ensure that the youth appreciates and connects with its rich heritage and arts. In this direction, the Trust brought out a Book-both in Kannada and English-Bunts in History and culture. The Book, it is believed, will help understand the rich heritage that our forefathers have bequeathed to the posterity to follow.
Further, with an avowed objective to promote and foster community connection with the Traditional Folk art of Coastal Districts of Karnataka viz. Yakshagana, the Trust has been identifying and honoring eminent Yakshagana Artists every year. This has helped to stay connected with this great Folk Art.
Honoring eminent Bunt personality
The Trust believed that honoring a community champion/personality creates an example for the rest of the community to follow. It may inspire others to emulate and even become community champions themselves. As such, it has been the practice to honor every year one such community personality who has made indelible impression in the community.
Your donation and contribution can make a huge difference
We at WBFT do our best to provide help, via our various initiatives. To maximize our reach and improve outcomes, we have to undertake various programs in the identified focus area of our operation. The success of our initiatives depends upon the patronage of community members by their whole hearted liberal donations/contributions. Therefore, it is our appeal to all community members to move well beyond their business/professional/service activities and contribute to a positive societal impact through their engagement in our various initiatives. You can choose a cause to help us do better. .
Mangalore K.M Shetty 21.07.2018 Secretary WORLD BUNTS FOUNDATION TRUST
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