To help the underprivileged with high merit students in completing their education by providing financial assistance, guidance and counselling.
The EAS is the Flagship program of MESCO. Selection of students for this program is based on their academic performance and economic condition of the family. Many students in spite of having excellent academic performances are forced to take a drop from studies due to financial constraints. The Scheme adopts the students from Std. IX onwards. Selection is on the basis of excellent academic performance, low financial capacity, home visits, interviews and counselling sessions and assisting them a financial, right upto degree and post graduate levels.
Every year MESCO there are over 500 students are adopted in this scheme
To provideScholarship to financially deserving and academically bright students for professional courses thus enabling them to be independent professionals and support their families.
The HCES program has been in operation since the last 16 years. The scholarship empowers and enhances the confidence of the students to pursue their professional dream. It is expected that students repay the scholarship amount soon after they finish their course. The repaid amount is utilized for the new student applicants.
Each year MESCO provides financial assistance to over 200 students to pursue professional courses
The responsibility of the organization goes beyond financial assistance and focuses on the overall development of the students. The programs and innovative activities are organized to groom them to become confident and mature human beings. Apart from the Economic or Financial Support the students need Psycho-social support and guidance to make a career choice. MESCO has a team of professionally qualified counsellors, who are catering to this need by providing information on various streams and career options. Individual / group counselling is conducted as per the need of the students. The team uses scientific tools to conduct aptitude tests. It helps in taking a right career decision and reduces the confusion in the formative and growing years. Parents of these students are also involved during counselling as per the need of individual case.
Over the years a very special bond is developed between MESCO and the students under this scheme. Our young MESCOites return back to MESCO as Ex-MESCOites after completion of their studies. Many of them have become Life Members and Patrons. Some have joined committees and are also sponsoring other needy students. The organization is proud to be the change maker for so many lives.
Iradamazboot to Manzilaasaan’, so said Sana Syed, one of our EAS students who has recently become a Chartered Accountant. Daughter of a zari worker, Sana had humble beginnings, not deterred by financial constraints, she overcame every obstacle and moved on successfully. Her academic performance was excellent throughout. She secured 85.23% at the SSC exam, 79% at the HSC (Com) exam and 79.71% at the B. Com exam. At the final CA exam, she got a score of 58%. Few students make it at the finals and she was one of them. She is very grateful to MESCO for the timely support and encouragement she received during her student years. Currently, she is employed as a Chartered Accountant at ACG Capsule Co., a Multinational Co. With her invincible spirit, cheerful outlook and positive approach, Sana will do well for herself and reach heights of glory.
Mr. Sachin Sharma, one of our students supported under HCES scheme, completed BE (Comp.), and presently employed with L & T InfoTech says,“MESCO has been a light in the path of darkness and has helped me in achieving success in my life. Apart from financial support it taught me in believing in oneself when the going is tough...