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80% applicants for pre-matric scholarship approved in 2018-19: Hyderabad NGO

By Our Representative
The Confederation of Voluntary Association (COVA) a Hyderabad-bases NGO, has claimed major success in the sanction of pre-matric scholarships for the year 2018-19, pointing out, of the 3,557 students from 32 schools assisted by COVA that applied, 2,828 applications were approved (80.25% success).
"Together they received Rs 1,20,45,161 from the government as scholarships at an average of Rs 4,259 per student. COVA had spent a total of Rs 2,28,652 received as donations for this programme", COVA director Mazhar Husain said in an email alert.
"The results detailed above show that for every rupee donated and used for the scholarships program!e, COVA was able to generate Rs. 52 as scholarships", he asserted.
"For 2019-20 the scholarship programme of the government starts from July 1, 2019 and COVA plans to support 15,000 students to access Rs 4.5 crore", he added.

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