Kotak Shiksha Nidhi Scholarship 2021 – Application Form, Date, Reward, Eligibility

Kotak Shiksha Nidhi Scholarship 2021

Kotak Shiksha Nidhi Yojana is a collaborative CRS project on education and livelihood for students by Kotak group companies. This scheme is implemented by Kotak Education Foundation. This scheme is beneficial for children who lose their parents or primary earning family members due to the spread of COVID 19 virus. Beneficiaries will get monetary benefits to meet the educational expenses. Students who want to get benefits under this scheme can apply by following some easy steps mentioned in this article.

Overview of Kotak Education Fund

  • Scheme Name: Kotak Education Fund
  • Launched By: Kotak Group of Companies
  • Implemented By: Kotak Education Foundation
  • Launched for: Students
  • Benefits: Monetary
  • Last Date: March 31, 2023
  • Mode of Application: Online
  • Official Site: www.kotak.com

Important Dates

  • Commencement of submission of online application form – September 20, 2021
  • Last date for submission of online application form- 31st March, 2023.

Kotak Shiksha Nidhi Scholarship 2021 – Benefits

Beneficiaries availing the scholarship will get financial assistance for school and college fees, library deposit, stationery, and other relevant expenses of education payable to the school/college, hostel accommodation and boarding expenses. International boards like IGCSE, IB, etc. expenses are excluded. Kotak Education Fund Scheme is funded by the following Kotak Group companies

  • Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Company Limited (KMAMC)
  • Kotak Mahindra Capital Company Limited (KMCCL)
  • Kotak Mahindra Investments Limited (KMIL)
  • Kotak Mahindra Prime Limited (KMPL)
  • Kotak Mahindra Trustee Company Limited (KMTCL)
  • Kotak Infrastructure Debt Fund Limited (KIDFL)
  • Kotak Investment Advisors Limited (KIAL)
  • Kotak Securities Limited (KSL)

Eligibility criteria

Students must be school or college going students from 1st grade to diploma or graduation (6 years to 22 years of age).

Loss of one of the parents due to COVID-19

COVID-19. Loss of primary earning member of the family (other than parents) due to

Selection mode

Selected applicants will have to appear for a telephone communication and document confirmation check after which the final selection will be made.

Required Documents

  • Aadhar card,
  • voter id card,
  • driving license,
  • pan card
  • Parent bank account details of applicant or applicant’s parent or guardian
  • Recent passport size photograph of the applicant

Procedure to Apply Online for Kotak Education Fund Scholarship 2021

  • First of all log on to the official website of the department
  • Then find the notification of latest scholarship link
  • After that follow the application form and fill all the required details in the right place like personal details and academic details
    • Name
    • Date of birth
    • Guardian’s name
    • contact number
    • E mail ID
    • Course details etc.
  • Submit the application form carefully
  • Finally take a print out for the next course


Phiroza Choksi Kotak Mahindra Group +91 98203 63681 [email protected]
Sakshi Denis +91 70454 74287 [email protected]
Rakesh Sharma Fortuna PR +91 98335 37679 [email protected]
Himadri Buch +91 98203 46715 [email protected]

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