The duration of sports scholarship shall be for a period of 3 years. After the completion of the 1st year of the sports scholarship, the performance of the player shall be reviewed. Based on this performance, the sports scholarship will be renewed for the 2nd year. The renewal for the 3rd year will be based on the performance in the 2nd year of sports scholarship. The Management may discontinue the scholarship granted to the sports scholar keeping in mind the eligibility criteria. The sports scholarship player will not be entitled to draw any other scholarship / financial aid / stipend from any other source whatsoever for sporting activity. There is no obligation on the part of IOC to give employment to the IndianOil Sports Scholars. The application will be routed through and recommended by Appropriate Authority / Institution (such as Head / Principal of Institution / School) along with certified copy of standing of sports scholar in appropriate National / State level issued by concerned Sports Authority.
Age: Scholarship will be given to upcoming players between the ages of 14 to 19 years. Team Games – Representing the country. Individual Games – National ranking between 1 to 5 in Juniors or Sub-Juniors category or semi-finalist / Finalists of national championships.