How Can I Be A Sponsor For Education?

Education being one of the major and one of the basic rights to all Indians, why not give back to the society in the form of education?

Success is defined differently by different people. Everyone has their own definitions for it and all of them are unique and beautiful in their own ways. However, it all boils down to what did you do to facilitate success in someone else’s life, especially those who are less privileged? At an individual level, how much have you contributed to the society? One might also ask why is it so important to give back to the society? The answer to all these questions is simple, to provide aid and empower those who don’t have the means to achieve their dreams. The best means of doing this is to help underprivileged students to complete their education.

When you sponsor for education of underprivileged students, you enable them to break free from the socio-economic barriers that block their progress. Your sponsorship allows them to complete their higher education and acts like a ray of hope for a better future.

How to be a sponsor for education

Partnering with Vidya Chetana will open up lots of opportunities to support education of underprivileged students. It is a registered NGO that provides financial aid to help underprivileged students complete their PUC (10+2), degree, engineering and medical studies. There are many ways to sponsor for education through Vidya Chetana: 

  • Donate online to support a student. 
  • Collaborate with Vidya Chetana as a CSR partner. 
  • Conduct a fundraising campaign.
  • Donate for education of underprivileged students on your special days like birthday, wedding anniversary, festivals, as well as on days of national and international importance like Children’s Day, Independence Day, World NGO Day etc.

As an NGO for education, Vidya Chetana not only provides financial aid for the education of underprivileged students, but also empowers them with several developmental programmes. All the beneficiaries of Vidya Chetana receive the following benefits, aside from academic support:

  1. Admission guidance for college and course selection
  2. Career guidance sessions & soft skills workshop
  3. Training on 21st century skills
  4. Mentorship programs to mould them into responsible citizens through residential camps, value inculcating workshops etc.
  5. Employability Readiness Program (for final year students)

Impact of supporting education

Vidya Chetana is not just an NGO for education but a platform for students where they get a chance to attain their aspirations and achieve their goals. The happiness of each beneficiary who graduates is worth a mention and here are a couple of them:

  • Sahana, a BTech Graduate from Presidency University, Bengaluru and a Vidya Chetana Alumni says, “The scholarship I received from Vidya Chetana helped me to complete my final year BTech, following which I also secured a placement in IBM. I am extremely grateful to Vidya Chetana for helping me achieve my goal.” 
  • Yathish K.S., a B.E. Mechanical Graduate from RVCE, Bengaluru and a Vidya Chetana Alumni says, “I could complete my Engineering only because of the scholarship I received from Vidya Chetana. After completing my studies, I immediately got a placement in DXA Technology. I am thankful to the team of Vidya Chetana for supporting my education.”


Sponsoring education to help underprivileged students is an ideal way of giving back to the society. Education is the basic right, so why leave students from weaker sections to struggle for it? Become a donor with Vidya Chetana and help an underprivileged student. As a donor, you will receive: 

-80G tax exemption on all transactions of ₹500 and above. 

-Updates on academic progress and development of the student you have sponsored. 

-Personal or virtual meeting with the sponsored student through Vidya Chetana.

-Send and receive messages from the sponsored student through Vidya Chetana. 

Sponsor education today and give back to the society in a meaningful way.

Author Profile:

Vidya Chetana Scholarship Program is an initiative of Youth for Seva to support higher education of socio-economically underprivileged children. Your support will help children wanting to pursue PUC (10+2), Degree, Engineering, and Medical Courses. Your contribution towards the Scholarship Program will help children continue their education as well as qualify you to receive tax exemption on your donated amount (₹500 & above). 

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