Fair And Lovely Foundation Scholarship For Women

Fair And Lovely Scholarship

The Fair & Lovely Foundation has been offering scholarships for an amount up to Rs. 1 lakh every year to academically bright girl students/women since 2003.

More than a thousand young women have achieved their dreams through this scholarship.



The Fair and Lovely Scholarship for Women:


The Fair and Lovely Scholarship for Women is offered at 3 stages:

  • for higher education - scholarship to study further
  • for career development - scholarship for vocational training
  • for starting a business - capital for a start-up

Last date to apply online/ receive applications: 31 August, 2016


Eligibility criteria

You should be a female with Indian citizenship to be eligible for the Fair & Lovely scholarship. The rest of the eligibility criteria varies according to the purpose of your application:


For higher education

  • You should have successfully completed 12th standard securing at least 60% in both 10th & 12th.
  • You should be planning graduate studies/ post graduate studies / Ph.D studies from government recognised Indian universities.

For career development

  • You should have successfully completed 8th standard securing at least 50%.


For starting a business

  • You should have successfully completed 12th standard securing at least 50% in both 10th & 12th.
  • You should have at least 3 years of relevant work or business experience.


Application process

Female applicants may apply for this scholarship online (https://secure.fairandlovely.in/Login.aspx) or download the form, fill it and mail it to the following address along with relevant documents:

Fair & Lovely Foundation,
Hindustan Unilever House
B.D. Sawant Marg, Chakala,
Mumbai-400099


The documents you need to send will differ according to the kind of scholarship you are applying for:

For higher education
Documents needed:

  • 2 passport size photographs
  • 1 attested photocopy of mark sheets &  certificates
  • 1 attested photocopy of family income proof (BPL card/ Income certificate/ payslip of the immediate earning family member)
  • 1 attested photocopy of proof of admission (to a government recognised university/ institute)
  • 1 copy of statement of purpose - write an essay (250-300 words) about yourself, your ambition in life and how you plan to achieve it


For career development & for starting a business
Documents needed:

  • 2 passport size photographs
  • 1 photocopy of address proof (Ration Card/BPL card/ Voter’s Identity Card/ Aadhar card/ Driving License/ Pass book/bank statement for previous 6 months)
  • 1 photocopy of Photo ID (PAN card/ Voter’s Identity Card/ Aadhar card/ Driving License/ 10th std Marks card with photo)
  • 1 Self Attested photocopy of Academic Record (Class X, XII, Graduation and Post Graduation certificates and marks sheets)
  • 1 Self Attested photocopy of Training Certificates
  • 1 Self Attested photocopy of Work Experience proof (Appointment Letter/ last 3 months salary slip/ letter from employer/ trade license)
  • 1 Self Attested photocopy of Business Experience Documents (Incorporation Certificate, Bank Account Statement, Tax Documents etc. as applicable)



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