RSP financial help to students

Rourkela: Rourkela Steel Plant(RSP) will give financial assistance to 10 schedule caste and scheduled tribe students pursuing professional courses. The students should be residents of any resettlement colony/camp/block of RSP or any village coming under any of the revenue blocks of Bisra, Kuarmunda, Lathikata and Nuagaon of Sundargarh district, RSP sources said.

The students should have obtained admission in the professional course in the current academic year in degree courses of at least four years duration in engineering, medical or agriculture streams, the sources said.

Students of post graduate courses of at least two years duration in engineering, medical, agriculture, MCA or MBA streams would also be eligible. The students whose parents are employed in any PSU (state/central) or state and central governments or in any reputed business organization are not eligible for the assistance.

The best ten – five boys and five girls would be selected for financial assistance. For the under graduate courses, the financial assistance is Rs 1 lakh per student for the entire duration of the course. For the post-graduate courses, the financial aid is Rs 50,000 per student. The last date and time for receiving applications is 15th June 2012, 4 pm, the sources added.