HDFC Bank Parivartan’s ECS Scholarship


HDFC Bank Parivartan’s ECS Scholarship

HDFC Bank Parivartan’s ECS Scholarship aims to support meritorious and needy students belonging to underprivileged sections of the society. The scholarship programme is meant for school students from Class 6 to those pursuing UG and PG programmes. Under the ECS scholarship, the students who are unable to bear the cost of education due to personal/family crisis or any other financial problems and are at a risk of dropping out are provided with monetary assistance of up to INR 75,000 for their studies. HDFC Bank, India’s top banking and financial service provider, has introduced this scholarship as part of its flagship programme – Educational Crisis Scholarship (ECS). The bank has been undertaking various projects in the field of education and livelihood training as part of its social initiative - Parivartan.

Scholarship Overview

HDFC Bank today announced the launch of Covid Crisis Support Scholarship for students who have been impacted by Covid19. The scholarship is part of Parivartan, HDFC Bank’s umbrella for its social responsibility. 

The scholarship programme is meant for school students as well as those pursuing UG, PG and diploma courses. Under this scholarship scheme, students will be provided with a one-time financial assistance ranging from Rs 15,000 to Rs 75,000. The programme is available to students who have: 

  1. lost either or both of their parent(s)

  2. earning family member(s) have lost their employment (or livelihood) during the pandemic 

The bank has created a corpus of Rs 9 crore for the Parivartan Covid Crisis Support Scholarship. The Parivartan Covid Crisis Support Scholarship will help around 3,200 students under two categories


  • Only Indian nationals are eligible.
  • Students must be studying in class 6th to 12th in any recognised private, government or government-aided school.
  • Students must have secured a minimum of 55% marks in the previous examination.
  • Annual family income must be less than or equal to ₹ 2.5 lakh

Application Process

Here is the application process for the scholarship:

  • Visit the Buddy4Study official website.
  • Look for the scholarship.
  • Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button.
  • Register using your email/ Facebook/ Gmail account.
  • The application form will appear on the screen.
  • Click on the ‘Start Application’ button and begin.
  • Fill in all the details in the respective fields.
  • Upload the required documents.
  • Preview the completed application form and check all the details carefully before final submission. If there is any mistake, correct it. If not, submit the completed application form.

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