Scholarships & Awards


Scholarships and awards are offered by the school on the basis of achievements of the students as well as on the basis of the stringent financial conditions of the families of students. The scholarships are offered every year to the students of 11th and 12th classes, who have obtained the highest marks in their examination of the 10th class from the Vivekananda School by

(A) Sir Dietrich Brandis Memorial Scholarship, after the name of German British Botanist and forestry academic and administrator who worked with British Imperial Forestry Service in Colonial India for nearly 30 years. He also served in Inspector General of Forests in India. In retirement he dedicated himself to scholarly work resulting in his monumental book Indian Trees. He is considered the father of Tropical forestry and has also been described as Father of Scientific forestry.

(B) Lady Katherina Brandis Memorial Scholarship, after the name of Lady Katherina, W/o Sir Dietrich Brandis who lived in Dehradun from 1869 to 1883 and has left a rich collection of Water Colour painting of the landscape and the Flora ofthe Himalayas including Dehradun. This scholarship is given to the students who secure good marks in class 10th and take Painting as a subject in class 11th.

(C) Prof. Henning Brandis Memorial Scholarship, after the name of a well-known German Microbiologist, the founder of Sir Dietrich Brandis Foundation and the grandson of the Father of Forestry, Sir Dietrich Brandis. This scholarship is given to the students who take Science subject.

(D) Dr SK Sharma Memorial Scholarship, after the name of founder of the School. This scholarship is provided to the students who secure good marks in English and History.

(E) Prof Tapas Majumdar Memorial Scholarship for Economics, after the name of professor who worked in JNU University. It is given to students who take Economics as subject.

(F) Shri Puran Chandra Gupta Foundation, after the name of a prominent educationist of Dehradun and the first Principal of the Hindu National Inter College. It is given for Science subject. It is given to two students.

(G) Dr. Paresh Nath Mukherjee Memorial Scholarship, after the name of a prominent scholar and educationist of Dehradun, who taught History at the DAV College and was the Head of the Department for a long time, to a student who takes History as one of the subjects in 11th and 12th Classes.

(H) Shri K N Bahuguna Memorial Scholarship, after the name of the teacher who worked in Colonel Brown School and Cambrian Hall School, Dehradun. It is given to student who secures good marks in Hindi Subject.

(I) Late Shri Kashinath Chakraverty Memorial Scholarship, given to the student who pursue commerce stream in class 11 and 12. Mr Chakraverty belonging to Indian Foreign Service got posted in various countries like Switzerland, USA, Nepal, Mexico and Chile. He retired as Consul General ofIndia. West Berlin in year 1984.


The following scholarships are offered every year to the students of 11th and 12th class in various subjects after the name of prominent persons.

S.No. Name of the Student Class Scholarship
1 Aditi Kumari XII D Sir D Brandis Memorial Scholarship
2 Priyansh Semwal XII B Prof. H Brandis Memorial Scholarship
3 Simran Rana XII D Shri K N Bahuguna Memorial Scholarship
4 Ritesh Rawat XII B Shri Puranchand Gupta Memorial Scholarship
5 Ashutosh Shukla XII B Shri Puranchand Gupta Memorial Scholarship
6 Simran Mengwal XII A Dr. P N Mukharji Memorial Scholarship
7 Neha Bartwal XII C Prof. Tapas Majumdar Memorial Scholarship
8 Abhishek Rawat XII D Lady Kathrina Brandis Memorial Scholarship
9 Vivek Koirala XII C Mr. K N Chakravorty Memorial Scholarship
10 Ayushi Juyal XII D Dr. S. K. Sharma Memorial Scholarship
11 Varishtha Bagri XI D Sir D Brandis Memorial Scholarship
12 Shivansh Dutt XI B Prof. H Brandis Memorial Scholarship
13 Kirti Kaushal XI D Shri K N Bahuguna Memorial Scholarship
14 Shourya Bahuguna XI B Shri Puranchand Gupta Memorial Scholarship
15 Abhishek Singh Rathore XI B Shri Puranchand Gupta Memorial Scholarship
16 Ayushi Petwal XI A Dr. P N Mukharji Memorial Scholarship
17 Deepak Rawat XI C Prof. Tapas Majumdar Memorial Scholarship
18 Nupur Verma XI B Lady Kathrina Brandis Memorial Scholarship
19 Puspa XI C Mr. K N Chakravorty Memorial Scholarship
20 Vaishnavi Aggarwal XI D Dr. S. K. Sharma Memorial Scholarship
21 Neeraj Singh Gusain XI A Dr. S. K. Sharma Memorial Scholarship