If you are applying for a scholarship from any state/central or private organization then you need to submit a bonafide certificate. A bonafide certificate confirms that you belong to a specific school or college.
To get your bonafide certificate you need to write a request letter to your principal, here are the sample letter formats to apply for a bonafide certificate from your school (or) college for the scholarship. You can use any of these formats.
Bonafide Certificate Application for Scholarship (Format 1)
Sub: Application for bonafide certificate.
My name is [your name] studying [course & year] with roll no. [xx]. I am writing this letter requesting a bonafide certificate which I need to apply for the [scheme name] scholarship program.
Therefore kindly issue me the bonafide certificate at your earliest, I shall be grateful to you in this regard.
Bonafide Certificate Request Letter for Scholarship (Format 2)
Sub: Request for Bonafide Certificate.
I, [your name] a student of [course name] in this college writing this letter requesting to issue my bonafide certificate.
I need it to apply for the ………………. Scholarship. Therefore, kindly issue me a bonafide certificate so that I can get some financial support.
Bonafide Certificate Application for Scholarship by Parents
Sub: Application for the bonafide certificate for my son/daughter.
I am writing this application requesting you to provide a bonafide certificate on behalf of my son/daughter [student name] a student of [course name] in your esteemed institution.
He/she needs a bonafide certificate to apply for the scholarship under [scheme name].
So I kindly request you to issue the bonafide certificate at the earliest possible time.
Thanks in advance.
F/O Student name,
Class & Section.
Roll no ….
What is a student bonafide certificate?
It is a confirmation letter from the school/college, which certifies that the student belongs to their educational institution.
Why is a bonafide certificate required?
It is required to apply for scholarship schemes, open bank accounts, bank loans and to apply for passports, etc.
Who is a bonafide student?
A student who is pursuing education in a school or college will be considered as their bonafide student.
What is the validity of a bonafide certificate?
A bonafide certificate is valid up to 3 months from the date of issuance.