Scholarship for student philatelists

Mysuru: The Postal Department under the ‘Deenadayal Sparsh’ scheme is offering scholarship for promotion of aptitude and research in stamps as a hobby among children.

Students studying from 6th to 9th standard and who have scored 60% during 2017-18 and having a Philately Deposit Account or membership with Stamp Collectors Forum or interested in continuing stamp collection as a hobby are eligible for the scholarship of Rs. 6,000 per annum.

The students will be selected through a written quiz contest. The selected students should successfully complete a project assigned by the Postal Department.

The last date to obtain the application form for the quiz contest is Sept.15. For more details, visit the department websites. www.indiapost.gov.in or www.karnatakapost.gov.in.