Symbiosis Society Foundation


The Symbiosis Society Foundation (SSF) is an integral part of the Symbiosis Society but has a separate Advisory Committee to focus on Educational, Social and Charitable activities.
The contributions and endowments received from Symbiosis Society and other sources are utilized for giving Scholarships, Awards, Prizes as well as for Social, Charitable and Philanthropic activities by Symbiosis Society Foundation.

Objectives
1. To award scholarships to meritorious and needy national and international students for pursing undergraduate and post graduate studies in Symbiosis International University and other institutions of the Symbiosis Society
2. To award scholarships to outstanding sports persons and outstanding students participating in co-curricular activities who are pursuing undergraduate and post graduate studies in Symbiosis International University and other institutions of the Symbiosis Society
3. To promote charitable activities in the form of medical aid for staff, students and poor/ needy patients at the proposed Symbiosis Hospital and Research Centre
4. To confer 'Citizenship Awards' to students for meritorious service to the community
5. To promote charitable and social activities conducive for the wellbeing of the society
6. To raise funds and resources for pursuing charitable and philanthropic activities approved by the Symbiosis Society Foundation
7. To carry out any other activities relevant to the overall charitable and philanthropic ideals of the Society

Activities of Symbiosis Society Foundation (SSF)


Award of Scholarships
• Merit based PG Scholarships
• Jayatee Deshmukh PG Scholarship for a Girl Student
• Malhotra Weikfield Foundation Scholarship for MBA-IB
• Alumni Scholarship for first rank in MBA-IB
• Alumni Scholarship for second rank in MBA-IB
• Merit based UG Scholarships
• Jayatee Deshmukh UG Scholarship for a Girl Student
• Adv. Ram Jethmalani Scholarship for Topper in Law of Evidence
• Adv. S. K. Jain Scholarship for Toppers in BBA LLB and BA LLB
• S.N. Gupta Scholarship for Topper in Law of Contracts
• Nani A. Palkhiwala Memorial Trust Scholarship for Toppers in Taxation Course and Constitution Course
• The Shantanu Tomar Scholarship for all round excellence in first four years of BBA/BA LLB
• Late Rajeev Agarwala Award for Excellence in Company Law and Taxation Law
• International Student Scholarships
• Outstanding sports person Scholarships
• Outstanding student participating in co- curricular activities
• Jayatee Deshmukh Award
• Ajay Bhargava Best student award of MBA-IB

Community Development Activities
• Stipends for community development work
• Citizenship Award for meritorious community service
• Charitable and social service activities undertaken by institutions of Symbiosis Society

Special Initiatives of Symbiosis Society


Welfare of International Students: Symbiosis established an International Cultural Centre in Pune and provided a home away from home for foreign students. Many alumni of Symbiosis are presently occupying prestigious positions in their home countries and they have become cultural ambassadors of India.

Establishment of Dr. Babasaheb Amedkar Museum: Symbiosis established a memorial to Dr Ambedkar and now the B. R. Ambedkar Memorial is a hallowed monument dedicated to one of India's most illustrious sons. It is also a centre of cultural activities open to all the citizens of the city of Pune and outside.

Service to the Armed Forces: One of the greatest contributions of Symbiosis is establishment of Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS), an exclusive educational centre to offer rehabilitation training to the retiring armed forces personnel. It also has a Post Graduate Management Programme exclusively for the wards of Armed Forces Personnel.

Welfare of Wards of Police Personnel: To provide quality education to the children of Police Personnel, Symbiosis developed a partnership with the police administration in the state of Maharashtra and established a school for the wards of police force.

Accessible Quality Education for People in the Remote Rural Areas: Symbiosis is providing quality education in a rural school in the village Harali in the District of Kolhapur. Sports Facilities and Training: Symbiosis established Spa to promote sports and to provide systematic training in sports in addition to cricket. It has also instituted an award, honoring the lifelong achievements of sports personalities.

Health Care and Insurance of Students and Staff: Symbiosis Centre for Health Care provides quality medical facilities to students and staff at a very low cost. All students and staff are covered under Health Insurance.

Service Learning Centre: Symbiosis International University has established Service Learning Centre for involving students in social and community activities. The Centre will connect campus and community resources to create diverse learning experience for students to serve needs of the community.

Contact Us
Symbiosis Society Foundation
Senapati Bapat Road,
Pune-411004. Maharashtra
Ph. No. 020-39116211
E-mail id - ssf@symbiosis.ac.in