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List of Scholarships for Architecture students and/or other streams:

Swami Dayanand Education Foundation


First & Second Year Graduate Students of Engineering / Medical / IT / Pharmacy / Architecture

All students studying in Govt. Colleges & selected private colleges (list available on Foundation’s website and Facebook page)

Minimum 85% marks in 12th/CGPA 7.5 in first year

Annual family income less than 6 Lacs per annum

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Geddes Fellowship

It is an annual Geddes Scholarship for the study of the methodology and principles of Geddes town planning from students of planning and architecture/young professionals.

The scholarship is only open to Indian Nationals in the age group of 20 to 30.The applicant must be a student of planning and architecture at a graduate/postgraduate/research level from a recognized university or institution and /or young practicing professionals. The applicants can be an individual or can be a collaborative work of a group of individuals.

The objective of the scholarship is to promote and advance interest in and understanding of Patrick Geddes’ principles of town planning. This scholarship will provide an opportunity to create awareness among young planners and architects of Geddes’ principle of ‘place, work, and folk’.

The duration of the scholarship will be six months. The scholarship of Rs. 45,000 will be given in two phases; the first installment at the commencement of the scholarship and the second installment after the submission of the complete project report.
Three months after the commencement of the work, an interim report should be submitted to the coordinator. The report will be circulated to the Committee who may offer comments to the researcher to consider. The final report when submitted will also be reviewed by the committee and any changes required can be incorporated.
On the successful completion of the study the candidate may be invited to present the findings in a seminar in Delhi.

Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation

Scholarships are granted at top American, European and UK institutions, for funding requirements including tuition fees.

The deadline for submissions is 15th of April 2018.


  • Scholarships are open to all Indian citizens who are resident in India at the time of application. Candidates are normally expected to hold a good first degree from a recognized university in India. Indian citizens who hold a good undergraduate degree from a recognized university outside India, must have resided continuously and been employed or been studying in India, for at least two years, after their under-graduation. People having a postgraduate degree (e.g. Master’s or PhD) from a university outside India are not eligible; those who have started but not completed a postgraduate degree outside India are also ineligible.
  • It is essential to have prior admission to the institution and course chosen. The Foundation will not consider candidates without admission or pending admission. The institutions concerned must only be top rank.
  • Candidates must be below 30 years of age on the first of July in the year of application. Candidates who are already studying or have started their program abroad are not eligible.
  • The award of other grants, teaching assistantships and support from other sources for the proposed program will be regarded by the Foundation as a positive factor. The Foundation also encourages applications from young people currently employed.

Your application should be submitted with these enclosures in the following order:

  1. 2 sets of application forms
  2. CV/ Resume
  3. Recommendation letters (3)
  4. Offer letter
  5. Fee Statement
  6. Writing samples (if any)
  7. Language test results (if any)
  8. Photocopy of the first and last page of your passport
  9. Additional Certificates (extra curriculum)
  10. Portfolios if not too bulky / DVD (architecture/fine arts/ film / media)

The J. N. Tata Endowment

Registration for the application form will be available till Monday, 12th March, 2018 till 12.00 noon.

It awards a one-time loan scholarship to Indian nationals only at the beginning of the course for full time Postgraduate/Ph.D./Postdoctoral studies/Research Fellowships, in all fields, irrespective of caste, creed, gender or community. The amount to be awarded to each scholar by way of loan scholarship is determined on the basis of the norms laid down for the purpose, and ranges between Rs.1,00,000/- and Rs.10,00,000/-. All selected scholars do not necessarily qualify for the maximum amount. The scholarship is offered at a simple interest of 2% per annum. However, if students repaid the loan within the specified time period (between the end of 3rd and 7thyear), the Trustees may waive the interest.

The selected scholars may also be recommended for a gift scholarship and travel assistance from our allied Trusts as may be decided at the sole discretion of the Trustees of the concerned Trusts. A gift scholarship can be for a maximum amount of Rs.7,50,000/- and the travel grant can be a maximum of Rs.50,000/-.

 Eligibility Criteria

Applicants should be Indian nationals who are graduates of a recognised Indian University, with a consistently good academic record and other achievements to their credit. Students in the final year of the degree course and those awaiting results are eligible to apply. Candidates may apply even if they do not have the admission/offer letters, at the time of making the application, from the Universities to which they have applied for the academic year 2018-2019, and may, therefore, update their application status with the Endowment once they secure admission. Mid-career professionals up to the age of 45, with a good academic record and experience in their fields, specialisation or training may also apply. Scholars going abroad for seminars, conferences and undergraduate studies are not eligible for a J. N. Tata Endowment Loan Scholarship.

Scholarship for Engineering Students in India

There are many Scholarships for Engineering Students offered by
Government, private bodies and NGOs to Engineering students of the Country.

Merit Cum Means Scholarship:

1. IOCL Scholarship

This is a scholarship offered by Indian Oil to the 1st engineering
students who have taken admission in the college in the first year. It
is a merit cum means scholarship for engineering students whose annual
family income is less than Rs. 1 lac. Preference will be given to the
students whose family income is less than Rs. 60,000.

300 scholarships would be given to the engineering students. The
selected students will be given Rs. 3000 per month for 4 years. IOCL
also offer scholarships to Class 10/ ITI, MBBS & MBA students under this
scholarship scheme.

2. MOMA Scholarship- Merit Cum Means Scholarship for Engineering Students

This scholarship for engineering students is offered by Ministry of
Minority Affairs, Govt. of India. Scholarships are given to the students
belonging to national Minority Community that is Muslims, Sikhs,
Christians, Buddhists, Zoroastrians, Parsis & Jains. It is also a merit
cum means scholarship and more than 20,000 scholarships are given every
year. The scholarship is offered to the students who are enrolled in
engineering colleges in India and whose annual family income does not
exceed Rs. 2.5 Lacs. Students would be paid Rs.10,000 per year (Rs. 5000
for day scholars) + Course Fee. Full course fees would be compensated
for the students studying in selected Engineering colleges like IITs & NITs.

3. Central Sector Scholarship Scheme for College & University

This scholarship is offered by CBSE and 82000 scholarships are given
(41,000 each for boys and girls). The students who have taken admission
in UG courses in Indian universities are eligible for the scholarship.

The selected engineering students will be paid Rs. 1000 per month for 3
years and Rs. 2,000 per month in the 4th year provided that the annual
income of the family does not exceed Rs. 6 Lacs.

4. North South Foundation Scholarship

The scholarship for engineering students is given by North South Foundation. The Scholarship is given to students pursuing professional
courses like Engineering, Medical etc.The scholarship would be given for
the entire course subject to the performance of the students.

The selected engineering students would be given a scholarship in the
range of Rs. 5,000-15,000 per year given that the annual income of the
family does not exceed Rs. 65,000

5. ONGC Scholarship for SC/ST Students

This scholarship is provided by ONGC for SC/ST students who are pursuing
professional courses like Engineering. Out of 500 scholarships, 247
will be provided to the students pursuing Engineering. The selected
students will be given Rs. 4,000 per month for 4 years and the
scholarship is subject to renewal every year. To avail, this scholarship, the annual family income of the students should not exceed Rs. 4.5 Lacs per annum.

6. LIC Golden Jubilee Scholarship

The scholarship is provided by LIC and is applicable for students who
are pursuing graduation in any stream from a Govt./ Private college. The
selected students are provided Rs. 10,000 annually to pursue higher
education provided the family income does not exceed Rs. 1 Lac. The scholarship is provided for the entire duration of the course.

7. Siemens Scholarship

This scholarship is for 1st year engineering students in IITs and NITs
and whose annual family income is less than Rs. 2 Lacs.

8. Panasonic Scholarship

Scholarship by Panasonic India for the 1st year engineering students who
either hold a BPL card or are not able to fund their studies at IIT.

9. Foundation for Excellence Scholarship

It is a scholarship for B.Tech and MBBS Students and is given to those
students whose annual family income is less than Rs. 1,80,000. This is a
scholarship given on merit cum means basis.

10. FAEA BHEL Scholarship

It is a scholarship provided by BHEL and is given to students of
Socially & Economically Weaker Backgrounds in the Below Poverty Line –
BPL Category. It is given to engineering students as well as to the
students in other science, arts, and commerce stream. It covers the
tuition fee, maintenance fee, books allowance etc.

11. Swami Vivekanand Merit Cum Means Scholarship (For West Bengal Students)

This is the Scholarship by Govt. Of West Bengal for the students of the
state who have taken admission in the first year program of the
Engineering. The scholarship is only applicable to students whose annual
parental income is less than Rs. 2,50,000.

Merit-Based Scholarships:

1. UGC Scholarship for Rank Holders

The students who have secured 1st and 2nd rank in university get the
scholarship from UGC to carry on their post-graduation studies.

2. Central Sector Scholarship (By MHRD)

The scholarship is given by MHRD to the meritorious students who have
secured good marks in Class 12 board exams and have taken admission in
1st year of any undergraduate course in a recognized university in India.

3. OP Jindal Engineering & Management Scholarship (OPJEMS)

Scholarship for Engineering students.This scholarship is offered by O.P.
Jindal Group companies and was started in 2007. Every year 100
scholarships are given to students from 40 engineering & management
institution. The shortlisted students will take an online test to
qualify for the scholarship. Selected engineering students will receive Rs. 80,000 as scholarship.

4. IET India Scholarship

This scholarship is offered by IET for 2nd & 3rd year Engineering
students in India. The scholarships worth Rs. 8 lacs will be given to
the selected students. The students have to go through multiple rounds
of selection including an online test to get this prestigious
scholarship. This scholarship was not available for the year 2017.

5. NEST Scholarship

The scholarship exam is conducted by SUFI (NGO) and SEMCI and is open to
3rd & 4th year Engineering Students. 10 or more scholarships of Rs.
35,000 will be given and the topper of the NEST exam will get Rs. 75,000

6. Google Anita Borg Scholarship (Only for women)

The scholarship is given to female undergraduate/postgraduate students
who are pursuing studies in the field of science or closely related
field based on their academic performance and leadership qualities. Many
Indian women have won this scholarship from Indian engineering colleges
and science institutes.

7. NTPC Scholarship (Only for SC/ST & PH Candidates)

The scholarship program is for SC, ST & PH students who are studying at
IITs, NITs, and BITS and have completed their first year at the
respective college. The scholarship amount is Rs. 4000 per month.

8. TOEFL Scholarship

The scholarship for pursuing undergraduate/ graduate degree program in
institutes which accept TOEFL score in India, Australia, Mainland China,
Japan, Korea, and Taiwan.

9. Aditya Birla Scholarship

Scholarship by Aditya Birla Group for pursuing studies in IITs, IIMs,
BITS Pilani and Law Colleges in India.

10. GE Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship is given to 2nd-year students of the selected
engineering colleges which are MIT Manipal, VIT Univerity Vellore, IIT
Gandhinagar, BITS Pilani and Tezpur University Assam.

11. Cargill Global Scholars Program

The scholarship is given to students of selected engineering colleges in
India which are IIT Delhi, DTU, IIT Bombay, BIT Mesra, NIT
Tiruchirapalli. The students will receive a scholarship of $2,000 (USD)
per year for the 3rd and 4th year of their undergraduate studies.

12. Samsung Star Scholarship (For JNV Students)

This is the scholarship for students who have graduated from JNV and are
pursuing B.Tech First year course.

13. Adobe India Scholarship for Women in Technology

An opportunity to pursue an Internship with Adobe India and also get a
scholarship for the B.Tech Tuition Fee.

Other Opportunities for the Engineering Students

Exchange Programs

SN Bose Scholars Program
A 3 months student exchange program to leading institutions in the USA.

Charpak Exchange Program
An Exchange Program of 1-4 months (basically for one semester in leading to leading institution in France.

Global Undergraduate Exchange Program
Spend one semester of your undergraduate studies in the USA. All expenses paid

Internships for Engineering Students

MITACS Global Internship
12 weeks Internship in Canada. (Open to 5th, 6th & 7th Sem Students)

Internship with Microsoft Research
Only Final Year students can apply for this.
DAAD wise Internship
Internship for around 3 months in top institutions in Germany. Students of 5th & 6th Sem can apply for this internship.

Viterbi-India Program
8 weeks Research In USA supported by Viterbi School of Engineering and the Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF)

University of Queensland Summer Research Program
It is a 10 weeks research program in Australia for 1st-year students of UG Studies.

Charpak Internship
It is offered by French Embassy in India to students pursuing graduate or postgraduate studies in science, economics or engineering fields and wish to attend training courses at a French laboratory during the academic break, i.e. between May and July.

LAMP Fellowship
An opportunity to work with a Member of Parliament in India after your
graduation for 11 months + a stipend of Rs. 20,000 p.m.

Lok Sabha Fellowship

Scholarship for Master’s outside India

Charpak Scholarship for Master’s in France

Commonwealth Shared Scholarship

National Overseas Scholarship for SC Students

National Overseas Scholarship for ST Students

National Overseas Scholarship for OBC Students


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6 thoughts on “SCHOLARSHIP

  1. I need help to continue my education, am a science student, please I need someone who can help me to continue my education, my parents are poor, they could not afford to pay fees. I don’t want to become dropout, please if you can help me

  2. hello sir,
    myself manoj kumar,i have recently written my gate exam 2018 and got qualified and my doubt is when it comes to applying colleges or universities for post graduation some of them were saying that there were no gate seats here this is a private college and this happens for most of the architecture colleges so why do this happens if there any colleges which accepts gate and i will get my styfund .
    please suggest me the list of colleges for which there is a gate applicability and for which colleges i can get my styfund.

    1. Manoj, Take an example of SPA Bhopal. For admission in a master’s course there, GATE scorecard is not required. And if you get admission there, you are eligible for scholarship of Rs. 12400 per month for two years from MHRD as you have valid GATE scorecard. This is one of ways how a GATE scorecard works.


    1. MP, for getting stipend from MHRD you need a GATE score. It doesn’t matter in which college (Govt. or Private) you get admission. For safe side, before getting admission cross-check the scholarship process in that college.

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