Scholarships Provided by India to Pursue Masters’ Abroad to Indian Students

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Many students from all over the globe seek to take admission in different universities of the world so as to brighten their future, but unfortunately many are unable to do so due to different problems like the financial need, etc. So the Indian Government and also some private foundations decided and started the provision of providing the scholarships to the Indian students especially to those who are extra – ordinarily meritorious, talented and due to some of their financial need or some of their other problems, they can’t afford to take the admission.Scholarships Provided by India to Pursue Masters’ Abroad to Indian Students

Given below are some of the scholarships that are provided by India and which are available for the Indian students for their admission in the colleges abroad for pursuing their degree of Masters.

The scholarships provided by India are:

1.       R.D. Sethna Scholarships

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This scholarship is named after the Indian Philanthropist Mr. R D Sethna this scholarship provides funds to the students of India who have completed their undergraduate degree with very good marks. The candidates must be outstanding and deserving and can be from any community.
Eligibility: Only those applicants who is holding their bachelors’ degree and who have secured not less than 50% of the total marks in the last examination given by them prior to the making of the applications are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
Scholarship Amount: Rs. 10,000 or more
How to Apply: The application form must be legibly filled in along with the documents certified copies of the Mark sheets, a copy of the letter of, in the case of the applicants who have secured admission to USA Universities or Institutions must enclose a copy of the Form I-20. For the studies in India the applicant must produce the receipt of the admission fees paid to the College or Institution. Copies of the testimonials / letters of recommendations that was given to the applicant. A passport size photograph duly certified as the applicant’s photograph by a S.E.M. or Gazetted Officer or head of any recognized College or Institution in which the applicant has studied or is studying. Students proposing studies in India must submit proof of the recognition granted to the College or the Institute by the Govt. of India. All copies submitted with the application Form should be certified as true copies by a S.E.M. or Gazetted Officer or head of any recognized College or Institution in which the applicant is studying or has studied.

2.       Sahu Jain Trust Scholarships

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Sahu Jain Trust is a philanthropic organization that is founded By Smt. Rama Jain & Sahu. Shanti Prasad Jain announces the need – cum – merit based educational scholarships.
Eligibility: Indian students who have completed their undergraduate degree, have extraordinary merits and have a financial need are eligible for this scholarship.
Scholarship Amount: Rs. 1,000 per month
How to Apply: Application forms will be available free of charge or can be had by post sending a 9″x 4″ self addressed stamped (Rs. 10/-) envelope to the Secretary, Sahu Jain Trust, 18, Institutional Area, Lodhi Road, New Delhi – 110 003. The candidate needs to fill up the form and then submit to the same address.

3.       J. N. Ratan Tata Endowment

Founded in 1892, the J. N. Ratan Tata Endowment scholarship by Tata group, selects 120 scholars for pursuing higher studies at the best universities in the world.
Eligibility: Only Indian nationals are eligible for the scholarship those have graduates from a recognized Indian University, with a consistently good academic record, students in the final year of a degree course and those awaiting final – year results, academicians and other mid – career professionals, up to the age of 45 years, with experience in their fields, who wish to go abroad for further specialized training.
Scholarship Amount: Between Rs. 60,000 and Rs. 4,00,000
How to Apply: Prescribed application forms will be available from the Administrative Office of the Endowment from December February at the address “Mulla House 4th Floor 51 M.G. Road, Fort Mumbai – 400 001”. The application fee of Rs. 100 be paid in cash or by Demand Draft or Money Order in the name of the J. N. Tata Endowment mentioning the applicant’s full name and address for the Endowment to post the form. Completed application forms should be sent to the office of the Endowment.

4.       Lady Meherbai D. Tata Education Trust Scholarships

The Lady Meherbai D. Tata Education Trust awards scholarships to Indian women graduates from recognized Indian universities who wish to pursue higher education abroad.
Eligibility: The Indian women graduates from a recognized Indian Universities with a consistently good academic record, who have already applied for admission to, or secured admission at universities or institutions in the United States, U.K. or Europe for the current academic year and have work experience in the related fields will be considered an added qualification for the eligibility.
Scholarship Amount: The amount that would be covering all the expenses of tuition, books, living, academics, health, etc.
How to Apply: The candidates need to fill up the application form and submit at the address “Sir Dorabji Tata Trust, Bombay House, 24, Homi Mody Street, Mumbai 400 001, India”.

5.       Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation Scholarships

Inlaks Scholarships provide the opportunity to the young people with an exceptional talent in any field to broaden their vision abroad and improve their skills to operate in the society, thus making them a future vehicle of change in their environment.
Eligibility: All Indian citizens who is holding a good first degree from a recognized university in India, holding 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, at the time of application are eligible for this scholarship.
Scholarship Amount: The amount that would be covering tuition fees, adequate living expenses and one-way travel for the period granted.
How to Apply: The candidates need to fill up all the applications for Inlaks Scholarships Abroad which can be downloaded from here. It needs to be filled in and submitted at the address “Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation, C/o Inlaks India Foundation 86 / 87 Atlanta, Nariman Point, Mumbai 400021, India”
Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation Scholarships Application Form

Scholarships Provided by India to Pursue Masters’ Abroad to Indian Students6.       Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarships

The Aga Khan Foundation provides a limited number of scholarships each year for postgraduate studies to outstanding students from select developing countries that have no other means of financing their studies, in order to prepare them for employment, primarily within the AKDN.
Eligibility: Any international candidates who have consistently excellent academic records, genuine financial need, have a call letter for the admission to a highly reputable university or program of study and must have a relevance of the field of study to AKDN’s focus areas.
Scholarship Amount: The amount that would be covering the expenses of academics, tuition fees, books, living and accommodation, etc. will be given but half of the scholarship amount will be considered as a loan, which must be reimbursed with an annual service charge of 5%.
How to Apply: The candidates need to obtain application forms as of January 1st each year from AKF offices or Aga Khan Education Services / Boards in their countries of current residence. The completed applications should be returned to the agency from which the form was obtained. They should not be sent to Geneva.

7.       B. D. Bangur Endowment Scholarships

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This endowment scholarship is offered to the Indian nationals to undertake their higher studies abroad for the Master’s Degree or for Doctoral Courses in Science, Engineering, Humanities, Medicine, Business Administration and other Professional Courses.
Eligibility: Any international candidates, who have graduated and are holding their bachelors’ or equivalent degree and is aged 19 to 30 years are eligible for this scholarship.
Scholarship Amount: The amount that would be covering the expenses of academics, tuition fees, books, living and accommodation, etc. will be given.
How to Apply: The application forms are available at the office of the Endowment C/o Graphite India ltd., 31 Chowringhee Road, Kolkata 700 016 or Cia Graphite India Ltd. The candidate needs to fill the form and submit in the same address. For more details also the candidate may contact the above mentioned address. The shortlisted candidates will be interviewed in Kolkata or Mumbai for the final award of the loan scholarship. The last date for sending request for application form is 31 March and for submitting the application forms the last date is 25 April of every year. Although these dates are subject to change.

8.       Bharat Petroleum Scholarship

This scholarship is provided to those students who have demonstrated all around brilliance and have a passion to achieve excellence in their chosen field.
Eligibility: Any eligible international students who are able to demonstrate their all round brilliance and have a passion to achieve the excellence in their chosen field.
Scholarship Amount: The value that would be covering full expenses of academic, travel and living for two years.
How to Apply: The candidates need to log – in to “www.bharatpetroleum.com” and fill up and submit their application form online itself.

9.       ETS TOEFL Scholarship

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This scholarship program recognizes the students in India who excel extraordinarily in the academics and demonstrate their well – rounded qualities such as participation in extracurricular activities, including community service.
Eligibility: Any candidate who is currently living in India, have completed the online scholarship application (new this year) and uploaded the academic transcripts, are holding a grade point average of 80 or higher on a 100-point scale, or a 3.0 grade point average or higher on a 4-point scale, have completed their undergraduate or graduate degree at a college or university listed in the TOEFL Destinations Directory, have a valid TOEFL test score used as a requirement for admission into an undergraduate or graduate program and are able to demonstrate effective leadership skills and an overall well-rounded portfolio with extracurricular activities, including community service, etc. are eligible for this scholarship.
Scholarship Amount: US $ 10,000
How to Apply: The candidates need to complete their application form online and upload the transcripts there.

10.       Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan

This scholarship is awarded by the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission and is available to all the Commonwealth countries. The India program is managed jointly by the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU, the UK).
Eligibility: Any international students who are able to demonstrate their all round brilliance, have a passion to achieve the excellence in their chosen field, are holding their bachelors’ degree with extraordinary marks, etc. are eligible for this scholarship.
Scholarship Amount: The amount that would be covering tuition fees, adequate living expenses and one-way travel for the period granted.
How to Apply: The candidates need to log – in fill up and submit their application form online which is available at the website “http://www.csfp-online.org/”.

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  2. Darshil Bhayani says:

    As I came to know that the organization provides help to the student for their further education – who are actually needed.

    IN precise, I need any kind of financial help from your trust – if possible – for my further education in the USA.

    To be honest, I had lost my father when I was 1 year old and my mother struggled a lot and made me capable of earning our living.
    Simultaneously, I also studied well as I acquired,

    87% in 10th,
    81% in 12th,
    8.62 in B.E.
    3.5 Years of work experience.
    IELTS 7.5/9
    GRE – 303/340

    as I tried well for my all academic and competitive exams. additionally, I am also working continuously after my graduation.

    So, please can this trust, do any financial aid than it would be grateful for me.
    If you can suggest me any other way around to get financial help, that is also acceptable.

    Please let me know if you need any kind of documents to verify.

    Please reply me back on mail or by cell, 9724493792.

  3. Swarnendu Ghosh says:

    I’m right now in my first year of BTech in Biotechnology and want to pursue MS after completion of this. Please suggest through mail only what to be prepared for after 4 years, the possible scholarships or the opportunities right now to work ad study together

  4. Piyush Desai says:

    i want to know about the steps and eligibility norms like marks …entrances and all….plz kindly inform me….i am counting on u…..i want to pursue Ms abroad like top universities

  5. keerthana says:

    dear sir/madam, I am keerthana doing my final year in aeronautical engineering. I would like to pursue my masters degree in abroad. how much should I score in my UG and GRE and also i would like to know the cost details.Awaiting your positive response. Thank you.

  6. akash says:

    Sir/Mam, I have completed my bachelor’s in chemical engineering with the overall CGPA of 7.99. I want to know about the scholarships that India and Universities of abroad provide to do Masters in abroad??
    Is the scholarship’s are only based on the academics or there is a exam for that?
    I want complete knowledge about that.

  7. jueli patel says:

    great post..i am also trying to get scholarship to complete my master study from USA..i found one site on that i got helpful information MSMBAinUSA..

  8. Swati says:

    Some more are :

    Oxford and Cambridge society of India Scholarship.
    Huawei Maitree Scholarship for study in China.

    Raman-Charpak fellowship for Indian and French PhD Students.

    Commonwealth Scholarship and fellowship.

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