Science College, Shimoga is one of the twenty
privileged colleges in the country to participate in
the Ford Foundation sponsored global project called
main objective of the project is to identify the
academically distinguished students from the
socially and economically marginalized sections of
the society and to help them access higher education
through financial and academic assistance.
Sahyadri Science College is selecting twenty-five
such students every year since 2002-03 and helping
these students to shape their career through
training and various innovative activities like Computer
The students maintain regular diary on their
participation and document their learning. Apart
from this the students also undergo special
workshops during the mid-term and summer vacations.
Student assignments, field visits and community
outreach activities are conducted during these
workshops to instill a sense of social commitment
and social responsibility in them. A Social Research
Project was taken up for the year 2006-07 as a part
of community outreach activity.