Scholarships in India

Where To Find Scholarships In India

Where To Find Scholarships

Students always crave scholarships. The needy and meritorious students mainly expect to get scholarships so that they can support themselves financially to complete their academics. In all countries, there is provision for scholarships for deserving candidates. A large number of Indians live below the poverty line. So, needy students who are meritorious and ambitious often look for scholarships. But, due to many reasons, sometimes all deserving candidates cannot grab the scholarships. The population of India is one of those reasons. It is often seen that students apply for scholarships in their own institutions. But, all are not granted scholarships. This is a little frustrating because many students depend on financial aid to complete their education. So, we are here to inform you that besides your own college or university there are many other scholarships offered by different government and non-government organizations. So, you must also apply for those if you don’t gt select for a scholarship in your own institution.

We can discuss some of the popular scholarship programs given to Indian students.


This scholarship is provided to students pursuing diplomas, bachelor’s degrees, or any post-graduate degree. The application process begins between June and August.


This scholarship program is for undergraduate students. The students must have passed the 12th standard with 80% and have a family income of 3lacs per annum. The student can study in any stream including Arts, Science, Medicine, Engineering, Architecture, Law, Commerce, or professional courses like Company Secretaryship, Cost Accountancy and Chartered Accountancy course from a recognized Indian University/Institution. The student must be a citizen of West Bengal.

  • A scholarship of up to INR 50,000 per annum is to be provided. 7000 rs can also be given for purchasing books.


This is for students pursuing all vocational, graduation, post-graduation courses. The applicant’s family must not own a four-wheeler, Air-condition, or LED TV. You have to produce your income certificate before the authority. The scholarship covers community catchment areas around all CLP India RE Assets locations.

  • Up to 18K can be provided per annum.


This scheme is for the reserved category students. All SC/ST students pursuing professional courses such as Engineering, Medical, MBA, Geology, and Geophysics are eligible for this scholarship. The student must be a 1st-year student of Graduate Engineering, MBBS Course, Masters in Geology/Geophysics, or MBA. The student can’t avail of other scholarships at the same time.

  • 48K per annum will be provided. 1000 students are offended scholarships every year.


In India, there is a knack for Nursing courses among girls. The cost of Nursing courses in private colleges is sometimes quite high. So, considering this, we will talk about scholarships for Nursing students.

 SYMBIOSIS SOCIETY FOUNDATION helps nursing students with financial aid. They have multiple schemes available for students. Let’s have a look at these.

  1. Lila Poonawala Fellowship up to Rs.1,00,000/- per annum available for deserving girl students pursuing B.Sc. Nursing and Rs.50,000/- for M.Sc. Nursing Students.
  2. Merit Cum Means Scholarship from Government of India for B.Sc. Nursing and M.Sc. Nursing Student
  3. Symbiosis Society Foundation Scholarship worth Rs.25000/ – to eligible candidates of B.Sc. Nursing.
  4.  Ishanya Foundation full Scholarship for P.B.B.Sc. Nursing Students
  5. SNA AND TNAI Scholarship.
  6. Foreign students Scholarship.


Students pursuing B.ED or M.ED can also avail themselves of scholarships from Indian organizations. We can now focus on that.


B.ED or M.ED students can get scholarships under Indian  NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME. Check the official website to know more about the eligibility criteria.


This is also for B.ED students. This is for students studying full-time 2-year courses in B.Ed from any institute located in India. The institute must have NAAC accretion. The students need to produce a record of their annual family income.

  • The annual scholarship amount is up to 30K.

There are some other scholarship programs that can help students complete their studies. Please go through the table and check which one is suitable for you.

Siemens Scholarship Program 1st-year govt. college B. Tech students
Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) Class 11, 12 (PCM/B), BSc 1st year, Int. MSc 1st year students
11th All India Maths Science (AIMS) Talent Examination Students of class 1 to 10th
Dhirubhai Ambani Scholarship Programme Class 12th passed students
National Scholarship Exam School students of class 5 to 12 and diploma/degree students
BTSE Bihar Talent Search Examination Students of class 7th to 10th
National Science Concours (NSC) Students of class 6th to 12th
J C Bose National Fellowship (Science & Engineering Research Board) Citizens up to 68 years of age
Nagaland State Merit Scholarship Class 11th to Post Graduate
JM Sethia Merit Scholarship Scheme Students enrolled in class 9 to 12, Graduation, Postgraduation
JSPN Scholarship Class 11th to graduation
SIA Youth Scholarship in Singapore Class 10th passed students
A-STAR India Youth Scholarship Class 8th passed students
NBHM Scholarship for Post Graduate Studies in Mathematics Graduates in Mathematics or students enrolled/pursuing PG in Mathematics
J N Tata Endowment Loan Scholarship Graduates/final year undergraduates
G.P. Birla Education Foundation Scholarship Class 12th pass students from West Bengal
Bighelp National Merit Scholarship Class 10th passed students
RGIPT M. Tech Fellowship B. Tech/BE
KSCSTE Prathibha Scholarship Programme Class 12th passed students (Science)
Abdul Kalam Technology Innovation National Fellowship Professionals working in the Engineering profession in public-funded institutions

To sum up, we would like to suggest that you better apply for the scholarships offered by organizations other than your own college or university. It will widen your chances to get selected. After all, it doesn’t matter who provides you financial aid. What matters most is how you complete your academics successfully without struggling. Because the more you can concentrate on your studies, the more will you be benefited. The aim of AIHS is to spread the light of education everywhere. This is our humblest attempt to help you out accordingly. Let us know in the comments section if it was helpful.

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