Sports Scholarships from Indian Oil
August 28, 2012 : IndianOil has announced the ‘IndianOil Sports Scholarships’ to be awarded to promising young players,with a view to encourage talent and create a pool of sportspersons from whom to select sport appointees to the Corporation.
Applicant should be an upcoming player of at least 14 years of age & below the age of 19 years as on 30th September, 2012. Scholarships will be awarded in two categories, namely,'Elite Scholar' and 'Scholar'.Under the ‘Elite Scholar’ scheme, those who have representedthe country forTeam Gamesand those having National ranking between 1 to 5 in Juniors or Sub-Juniors category or semi-finalist / Finalists of National Championships in Individual Games will be considered.
In the ‘Scholar’ Programme,those who have representedstateinTeam Games,and those individuals who have secured National ranking between 6 to 15 in Juniors or Sub-Juniors category or quarter-finalist of national championships will be considered.
The sports scholarships will be awarded for Athletics, Badminton, Billiards & Snooker, Chess, Cricket, Golf, Hockey, Table Tennis, Tennis&Other Games. 'Other Games' category includes Basketball, Volleyball, Archery, Boxing, Carrom, Gymnastics, Kabaddi, Shooting, Swimming, Wrestling and any other game (with international medal prospects).
The duration of sports scholarship will be 3 years. After the completion of the 1st year of the sports scholarship, the performance of the player will be reviewed. Based on this performance, the sports scholarship will be renewed for the 2nd year. The renewal for the 3rd year will be based on the performance in the 2nd year of sports scholarship.The sports scholars will have to submit their performance report through the Head of Institution / Principal or from their National / State Association,immediately after the completion of a tournament with necessary press clippings. The Management may discontinue the scholarship granted to the sports scholar keeping in mind the eligibility criteria.
The sports scholarship player will not be entitled to draw any other scholarship/financial aid/stipend from any other source whatsoever for sporting activity. There is no obligation on the part of IOC to give employment to the IndianOil Sports Scholars.
Application has to be recommended and routed through the Appropriate Authority / Institution (such as Head / Principal of Institution / School) along with certified copy of standing of sports scholar in appropriate National / State level, issued by concerned Sports Authority. The Management has the right to decide on the awarding the scholarships as mentioned above depending on the vacancies available in the games so advertised.
The sportsperson should submit the application necessarily in the formats given at www.iocl.com/Aboutus/IndianOilSports.aspxwith all columns duly filled alongwith passport size photograph and a copy of the birth certificate. Photo copies of relevant press cuttings and the certificates, duly authenticated by their respective State Association or the Principal of their school/college should also be submitted.
The duly completed and signed applications should reach D. V. Prasad,Manager (Admn), IndianOil Corporation Ltd., G-9, Ali Yavar Jung Marg, Bandra (East), Mumbai 400051, latest by 30th September, 2012. e-mail - firstname.lastname@example.org