Manipal, June 9, 2021: Manipal Academy of Higher Education has decided to offer full fee waiver as scholarship to its students who have unfortunately lost their father or mother who were the sole earning member of their family due COVID 19.
The entire course fee will be offered as scholarship across all programmes for the remaining duration of study. By this MAHE hopes to ensure that such students do not face financial difficulties and will be able to complete their study in time.
“MAHE always stands by its students and supports them in times of difficulties and I am sure that this decision of MAHE will help our students financially when they are faced with sudden unfortunate demise of their father or mother who was the sole earning member of the family due to COVID infection,” Dr H S Ballal, Pro Chancellor of MAHE said.
Lt Gen Dr M D Venkatesh, VSM (Retd), Vice Chancellor said with this step MAHE hopes to give some relief to the students who have unfortunately lost their sole earning member of the family and suffered the consequences of this COVID pandemic.