• The scholarship program aims to support higher education of students coming from underprivileged sections
  • To be awarded to 41 meritorious students of class 10th and 12th

vivo, the leading global smartphone manufacturer, has announced the ‘vivo for Education Scholarship’ program to support higher education of deserving students from underprivileged sections of the society in Maharashtra. The program aims to bridge the social and fiscal divide and support students from low-income families to continue their education.

Under the initiative, students who are studying in class 10 and 12 will be provided with a fixed one-time financial assistance of INR 10,000 to cover their school fees and other related academic expenses. The scholarships will be distributed among students in partnership with ‘Buddy4Study’, India’s largest student scholarship platform. 

vivo has introduced the scholarship program as part of its CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) mandate, and will be granting scholarships worth INR 5 lakhs to 41 students in Telangana securing more than 80% marks in class 9th or 11th in 2020-21. (For more information, please visit: Link)

Launching the program, Nipun Marya, Director-Brand Strategy, vivo India said, “Education is the backbone of any country. At vivo, we believe that business should go beyond the company’s interest to the larger population and the society we operate in. As part of our ‘vivo for Education Scholarship’ program, we aim to help pave the road for tomorrow’s creative geniuses all across the country. We believe in helping young people across the country gain access to better education and learning opportunities for a better tomorrow. 
We are excited to support the empowerment of the next generation of India, and it’s an honor to walk with them in their journey towards a promising future.”

“We are delighted to announce this program for our budding stars of tomorrow. It’s a proud moment for us as we help these students realise their dreams” said name, State Head designation, vivo India.

With the vision to provide Joy of learning, aided through scholarships, vivo is committed to creating a social impact by taking education to the remotest areas. vivo is committed to its legacy of innovation to transform communities and create a better life for people through its ‘vivo for Education Scholarship’ initiative.