Bangalore : Bangalore-based RV University (RVU) has instituted about 100 scholarships for meritorious students and those who are impacted by COVID-19. These have been instituted during the commencement year itself to enhance access to education. RVU has decided to provide scholarship equivalent to 100% of tuition fee for eligible students who have lost one or both the parents due to COVID-19. Ten students will be covered under this scholarship in its three Schools dealing with Liberal Arts and Sciences, Design and Economics and Finance.
The RV University has also instituted several school-specific scholarships. In the School of Economics & Finance which offers B.B.A., B.Com., B.A. (Economics) programmes, 100% of tuition fee will be provided as scholarship to ten students who have scored 95% or more marks in the their 12th Standard or Pre-University Course (PUC) examination. Scholarship equivalent to 25% of tuition fee will be provided to 25 students in BBA and B.Com programmes and to 15 students in the B.A. (Economics) programme, who have scored between 80%-95% marks in their qualifying examination.
In the School of Liberal Arts & Sciences, a sum of Rs. 15 lakhs has been earmarked for scholarships in the current academic year 2021-22. In the School of Design, a sum of Rs. 15 lakhs has been earmarked to provide the scholarships for students in 4 year B.Des and 2 year M.Des degrees in 2021-22.
These scholarships will be awarded on first-come-first served basis. Renewal of this scholarship is subject to outstanding performance in 1st year. Students can avail any one of the above scholarships.
The Vice Chancellor, RV University, Professor Y.S.R. Murthy said, “Our aspiration is to make the RV University a world class one. Our vision is to empower youth who are the future of our nation. I sincerely thank all Trustees of RSST and its office bearers for not only establishing the RV University but also instituting generous merit-based scholarships and other scholarships in the first year itself. I am sure that they will immensely help students.”