Scholarships in India

Scholarship in india
Lists of some reknowned Merit-based Scholarship of India

Indian Scholarships:-

Since India is the developing country, many of the peoples are below poverty line. Hence, in India Scholarships are source for the students to choose best career option for them.

Many government and private organizations supports Indian students in providing the scholarships to reach their goals and fulfill their dreams. In this article we will see about some of those scholarships.

Merit-Based Scholarship:

What do you understand by merit-based scholarships? The scholarships which are given on the basis of a student’s academic reports are categorized under merit-based scholarships section.

But one problem arises, how will you identify such scholarships out of the thousands of options available ? So, to make it easier for you, here is a selective list of some renowned merit-based scholarships and fellowship which are announced every year.

List of Merit-based scholarships in India

S.No.Scholarship NameApplicable ForApplication Period
1.Swami Dayanand college scholarship for Delhi-NCRClass 12th passed students with minimum 85% marksNovember to December
2.Prime Minister’s scholarship scheme for Central Armed police Forces and Assam RiflesStudents willing to pursue a professional program in graduation or postgraduationAugust to December
3.SOF Scholarship of Excellence in English (S.E.E)Students of class 1 to 10July to December
4.L&T Build India ScholarshipStudents for final year BE or B.Tech degree in Civil/Electrical EngineeringNovember to December
5.INSPIRE Scholarship For Higher Education (SHE)Class 12 passed students pursuing BSc/BS/MS/Int. MSc courseNovember to December
6.Siemens Scholarship Program1st year govt. college B. Tech studentsJune to August
7.Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY)Class 11, 12 (PCM/B), BSc 1st year, Int. MSc 1st year studentsJune to August
8.11th All India Maths Science (AIMS) Talent ExaminationStudents of class 1 to 10thJuly to August
9.Dhirubhai Ambani Scholarship ProgrammeClass 12th passed studentsJune to August
10.National Scholarship Exam (NSE)School students of class 5 to 12 and diploma or degree studentsApril to September
11.BTSE Bihar Talent Search ExaminationStudents of class 7th to 10thJune to August
12.National Science Concours (NSC)Students of class 6th to 12thJuly to November
13.JC Bose National Fellowship (Science and Engineering Research Board)Citizens up to 68 years of ageAlways Open
14.Nagaland State Merit ScholarshipClass 11th to Post GraduateMay to July
15.JM Sethia Merit Scholarship SchemeStudents enrolled in class 9 to 12, Graduation, PostgraduationMay to July
16.JSPN ScholarshipClass 11th to graduationMay to July
17.SIA Youth Scholarship in SingaporeClass 10th passed studentsJune to July
18.A-Star India Youth ScholarshipClass 8th passed studentsJune to July
19.NBHM Scholarship for Post Graduate Studies in MathematicsGraduates in Mathematics or students enrolled/pursuing PG in MathematicsJune to July
20.JN Tata Endowment Loan ScholarshipGraduates or final year undergraduatesDecember to March
21.G.P. Birla Education Foundation ScholarshipClass 12th pass students from West BengalMay to July
22.Bighelp National Merit ScholarshipClass 10th passed studentsApril to June
23.RGIPT M. Tech FellowshipB. Tech/BEMarch to June
24.KSCSTE Pratibha Scholarship ProgrammeClass 12th passed students (Science)December to January
25.Abdul Kalam Technology Innovation National FellowshipProfessionals working in the Engineering profession in public-funded institutionsApril to August