The Sensodyne IDA Shining Star Scholarship Programme, a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative launched by Haleon India in collaboration with Buddy4Study (B4S) and the Indian Dental Association (IDA), aims to provide financial assistance to deserving, economically disadvantaged students across India who are pursuing 4-year Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) courses in government or government-aided colleges.
Sensodyne IDA Shining Star Scholarship 2023
Under this initiative, 57 exceptional first-year BDS students from government or government-funded colleges will be selected to receive scholarships. Following an assessment conducted by IDA and B4S, selected students who meet the eligibility criteria will be granted financial support of INR 4,20,000 (INR 1,05,000 per year) for 4 years, assisting them with academic and living expenses.
Sensodyne IDA Shining Star Scholarship details
Haleon is a global leader in the consumer healthcare sector, home to renowned brands dedicated to enhancing everyday health for humanity. Haleon India, previously known as GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, is a prominent consumer healthcare company offering a range of products in Oral Health, Pain Relief, Respiratory Health, Digestive Health, and Vitamins, Minerals, and Supplements (VMS).
Their established brands, such as Sensodyne, Eno, Iodex, Otrivin, Crocin, Polident, Parodontax, and Centrum, play a significant role in improving health and wellness. Haleon’s commitment to innovation is driven by profound human understanding, research, and a dedication to delivering precisely what consumers require.
About Indian Dental Association (IDA)
The Indian Dental Association (IDA) champions oral health and supports bright, deserving students in achieving success as dental professionals. IDA stands by financially disadvantaged and diligent students who aspire to forge new paths and embody IDA’s vision of “Improving oral health and quality of life.” As the official Knowledge Partner for the Sensodyne IDA Shining Star Scholarship Programme, IDA contributes to this impactful initiative.
About Give Grants
Haleon India has collaborated with Give Grants to manage and execute its CSR programs. Give Grants empowers corporations, foundations, and High Net-worth Individuals (HNIs) to maximize their social impact. Guided by a focus on making a difference and utilizing technology to enhance effectiveness, Give Grants supports the entire grant-making life cycle. Leveraging a network of over 3000 trusted non-profit organizations, Give Grants has facilitated the grant-making journeys of 300+ partners, ensuring convenience, compliance, and maximum impact.
Sensodyne IDA Shining Star Scholarship Eligibility Criteria
This scholarship is open to students entering their first year of the Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) program in government or government-funded colleges. Applicants should have achieved a minimum of 60% in their Higher Secondary Education, and their family’s annual income should not exceed INR 8,00,000 from all sources. Students from across India are eligible to apply.
Note: Recipients of the Sensodyne IDA Shining Star Scholarship must maintain a minimum score of 60% in each semester/year to continue benefiting from the scholarship renewal. Children or family members of employees from Haleon, IDA, Give India, and Buddy4Study are ineligible to apply for this scholarship.
Sensodyne IDA Shining Star Scholarship Benefits
Each selected Sensodyne IDA Shining Star Scholar will receive INR 1,05,000 per year, totaling INR 4,20,000 over the 4-year BDS course, provided they maintain a minimum 60% score in each semester/year. The scholarship is designed to support academic expenses such as tuition fees, hostel fees, food, internet, mobile, laptop, books, stationery, and online learning.
Sensodyne IDA Shining Star Scholarship 2023 Application
- Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button.
- Login to Buddy4Study using your registered ID or create a new account.
- Access the ‘Sensodyne IDA Shining Star Scholarship Programme 2023-24’ application form.
- Fill in the necessary details.
- Upload relevant documents.
- Review and accept the ‘Terms and Conditions.’
- Preview your application and, if accurate, click ‘Submit.’
Please Note: Starting from the second year, scholars must submit an academic grade report from the previous exam and a character certificate from their college to receive the scholarship for subsequent years.
Sensodyne Scholarship Contact Details
011-430-92248 (Ext- 301) (Monday to Friday – 10:00AM to 6PM)