Staff Reporter

CHENNAI: ‘Cresk,’ a non-governmental organisation, is offering scholarships to economically backward students who have completed Standard X.

‘Cresk’ president S. Jayashree said that students would be offered financial assistance either in the form of cheque to the educational institution or the parent or as books and uniforms. Students could also claim the assistance for training in extra-curricular activities. Students applying for the scholarship should have scored not less than 70 per cent in the Standard X examination. The family income of the applicant should not exceed Rs.28,000 per annum. The last date for submission of the application form is July 30. The form could be downloaded from For details, contact the organisation at No.1, A 2, North Kavarai Street, West Mambalam. Ph: 97907 07177.