Scholarships for Indian girls & women

If you educate a man you educate an individual, but if you educate a woman you educate three families.

To help girls in getting Scholarships for Higher Education in India and   to get good education & pursue their dreams their are many organizations providing scholarships. We truly believe that every girl and women should know about these opportunities and get benefits.

Buddy4Study recommends you to know about these following scholarships and apply for them. You should also share this article among your friends and family members so that deserving needy girls can be benefited

1.Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship

Purpose- In memorial of Anita Borg, this scholarship aims to encourage women to excel in computing and technology, and become active role models and leaders in these fields.

Award- Tuition and education-related expenses

Eligibility- Graduating, Post graduating female students in computer science, computer engineering  or related technical field  with strong academic background can apply.
Apply-Online
Application- April, May
B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/GABMS


2. Santoor Women's Scholarship

Purpose- The Santoor Women’s scholarship is open for girl students from underprvileged and disadvantaged background who wish  to pursue higher education after grade 12  in any discipline with   minimum of two years’ duration.

Award- Rs 24000-36000 per annum

Eligibility- Enroll for a full time recognized diploma/degree programme
Apply- Post
Application- June, July
B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/SWS


3.Lady Meherbai D Tata Education Scholarship

Purpose- This scholarship is provided by the Tata Trust group for  Indian women who want  to go to US, UK or Europe for higher studies in the following areas:

Social Work, Social Science  Education, Education & Welfare of Children with Special Needs, Empowerment of Women, Gender Studies, Child Health -  Development and  Nutrition , Health Policy and Health Education, Public Health - Community Health Services, Reproductive Health, Rural Development Work, Communication for Development, Development Studies

Award- Financial assistance will be provided

Eligibility- Female candidates who have completed their graduation & have consistently remarkable academic record
Apply- Application can be done by post or by email
Application- March, April
B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/LMDTET


4.Adobe Research Women in Technology Scholarship

Purpose- To bring more gender diversity to the technical industry.They are pleased to invite applications to the inaugural Adobe Research Women-in-Technology Scholarship. The Adobe Research Women-in-Technology Scholarship recognizes outstanding undergraduate female students anywhere in the world who are studying computer science.

Award- $10,000 award

Eligibility- Full-time undergraduate student . Majoring in Computer Science, Computer engineering, or a closely related technical field.
Apply- Online
Application- November, December
B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/ARWTS


5.Tata Housing Scholarships for Meritorious Girl Students

Purpose- A merit-cum need scholarship to recognize, promote and financially assist the meritorious female students belonging to economically weaker sections, so that they are able to complete higher education in civil engineering, architecture and construction project management and be a part of the flourishing Real Estate Industry.

Award- Fees related to admission, tuition, library, examination, purchase of books etc subjected to maximum limit of Rs 60 thousands.  

Eligibility- Girls pursuing  2nd year of Civil Engineering/Architecture in B. Tech/B.E/B. Arch.or Girls pursuing  1st year of MBA course in Construction Project Management with total annual family income less than Rs 3 Lakh can apply.
Apply- By Post
Application- November, December
B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/THSMG


6.AICTE-Scholarship Scheme to Girl Child (SSGC) under Pragati

Purpose- An endeavour from AICTE to promote technical education (Engg., Architecture, Pharmacy, applied arts etc.) at Degree and Diploma levels to a girl child. The scheme is to support a girl per family.

Award- 4000 Scholarships will be provided  which is of Rs. 50,000 p.a  for full course.

Eligibility- Only one girl per family who has taken admission in regular, full-time  undergraduate degree/diploma course during academic year 2015-16. Annual Family income should be less than Rs. 6 lakhs. She should  be a 1st year student.
Apply- Online
Application- October, November
B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/ASSGC


7.Fair and Lovely Foundation-Higher Education Scholarship

Purpose- To support higher education for women in India, Fair & Lovely scholarship has been launched. This scholarship is given to pursue graduation, post graduation and PhD studies from any Government Recognised Indian Universities.

Award- College fee will be given to the students
Eligibility- Class 12 passed girls students who have secured more than 60% In class 10th 12th .

Apply- Online, by Post
Application- October, November
B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/FALHE


8.Fair and Lovely Foundation-Develop Your Career Scholarship

Purpose- To promote vocational skilling among girls to empower them

Award- Course Fee

Eligibility- Minimum qualification for the candidate is Class 8 passed
Apply- Online, By Post
Application- October, November
B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/FALDYC


9.Prabha Dutt Fellowship

Purpose- The purpose of the Fellowship is to encourage young women who wish to investigate and research on any topicrelated to  contemporary information . The work can be executed in Hindi, English or any regional language .

Award- 10 month duration fellowship with a reward of Rs 1,00,000.

Eligibility- Open to women print journalists who are in the age group of 25 to 40 yrs.
Apply- By Post or by  email
Application- September, October
B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/PRDF


10.UDAAN - A Programme to Give Wings to Girl Students

Purpose- To address the teaching gap between school education and engineering entrance and  also to enrich the teaching and learning of Science and Mathematics at School level, the CBSE is launching a project to provide free online resources to girl students of Class XI and Class XII for preparation of admission test for the premier engineering colleges in the country.

Award-Provide free online resources to girl students

Eligibility- girls  of class 11 with science background.
Apply- Online
Application- July, August
B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/UDAAN


11.KSCSTE Prathibha Scholarship Programme 

Purpose- To motivate aspiring students from Kerala for  higher studies and  career in Science by providing this prestigious scholarship. The scholarship supports students who aspire to pursue degree/ post graduate courses in basic/ natural science in Institutions/ Universities in India.

Award- Scholarship amount of Rs 12,000 to 60,000 per year

Eligibility- Students who have scored 90% for all subjects and minimum 95% aggregate marks for all science subjects in class 12.  
Apply- By post
Application- August, September
B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/KPSP


12.Maulana Azad National Scholarship Scheme for Girls belonging to Minorities

Purpose- To recognize, promote and assist meritorious girl students belonging to minority communities (i.e. Muslims, Christians, Jain, Buddhists, Sikhs, Parsis) to continue their education without financial support. Scholarship will be admissible for expenditure on payment of school/college fee, etc.

Award- Rs 12,000 for a period of two years.

Eligibility- Only girl students, who have got 55% in class 10 board and studying in class 11 are eligible to apply. Family annual income must be less than 1,00,000 Rs
Apply- By Post
Application- August, September
B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/MANSMG


13.L’Oréal India For Young Women in Science Scholarship

Purpose- To encourage and support young women to pursue careers in science, every year, L’Oréal India has started this scholarship for promising but to economically  disadvantaged young women.

Award- Total 50 scholarships with an individual award of Rs 2.5 lakh paid over 4 years

Eligibility- Girl students from the science stream who have passed class 12 this year with minimum 85% marks in PCM/PCB. Family annual income must be less than INR 4 lakh.
Apply- Online or By Post
Application- June, July
B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/LIFYW


14.Swami Vivekananda Single Girl Child Scholarship for Research in Social Sciences

Purpose- To promote girls education, UGC has introduced this scholarship with an aim to compensate direct costs of higher education especially for such girls who happen to be the only girl child in their family.

Award- Rs.12,400/- p.m for first two years thereafter Rs.15,500/- p.m for third and fourth year.

Eligibility- A single girl child who has taken admission in regular, full -time Ph. D. program in Social Sciences with maximum age of 40 years (general) and 45 years (SC/ST/OBC/PD) can apply.
Apply- Online
Application- May
B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/SVSGCSRSC


15.Post Doctoral Fellowship To Women Candidates

Purpose- To provide an opportunity to carry out advanced studies and research in science, engineering and technology, humanities and social sciences in Indian Universities, UGC has initiated this Scheme.

Award- Total duration of fellowship is 5 years. Stipend varies from Rs 18000 to 46500 per month. Total seat is 100.

Eligibility- The candidate must have doctorate degree with an upper age limit of 55 years (in few cases upto 60 years too).
Apply- Online
Application- May
B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/PDFTW


16.Post-Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child For PG Programs 

Purpose- In order to achieve and promote girls education, UGC has introduced this scholarship for single girl child with an aim to compensate direct costs of girl education in non-professional courses only.

Award- Rs 3100 per month stipend for 2 years

Eligibility- Any single girl child who happen to be a only child and has taken admission in regular, full-time 1st year Masters degree course from any recognized university. Maximum age for applying is 30years. 
Apply- Online
Application- June, July
B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/PIGSF


17.Sitaram Jindal Foundation Scholarship

Purpose- An annual means cum merit scholarship funded by Sitaram Jindal foundation for following courses:  Arts, Phil, Science, Commerce, Homeopathy, Naturopathy, Pharma, Computer applications, Business, Economics/Finance, Agriculture, Hospitality, Architecture, Physiotherapy, Micro-Biology, Forensic Sciences, Social Work, Integrated course for 5 years.

Award- Rs 400 to 2000 per month as per courses. In addition, Rs 500 to 1000 per month scholarship is also given for hostellers.

Eligibility- Scholarship is given to general category students of class 11, 12 (BPL), ITI, Graduation, Post Graduation, Engineering & Medicine Courses, Diploma courses, Physically disabled, widows & unmarried wards of ex-servicemen. Students must be enrolled in regular courses.

Apply- By Post
Application- Round the year application
B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/SJFS


18.Clinic Plus Scholarship

Purpose- To provide an opportunity for mothers to help their daughters in  completing thier  secondary education.

Award- Educational scholarship for supporting the girl child education

Eligibility- Class 5 to 12 girl students can apply
Apply- By Post
Application- September, October
B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/CPS


19.Internshala Career Scholarship for Girls

Purpose- This is an academic scholarship with an objective to recognize a girl who has fought against odds to pursue a career of her dreams in any field (Academics, Sports, Arts etc.).

Award- Cash prize of Rs 25000

Eligibility- Any girl between the age of 17 to 23 years with a career objective
Apply- Online
Application- December, January
B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/ICSFG


20.Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship-College Students

Purpose- Central government scheme is  to support students with 80 percentile of successful candidates in the relevant stream in class 12 or equivalent conducted by State Board/CBSE/ICSE..

Award- 82,000 (50% for Boys, 50% for Girls), Cash Prize of Rs 10,000 to Rs 20,000 per annum for 3 to 5 years

Eligibility- Class 12 passed
Apply- Online, By post
Application- August, September
B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/CSSS


21.Avasar Scholarship

Purpose- Opportunity Foundation Trust provides a 6 years post matric scholarship for girls from disadvantaged families who are excelling in their academic performance. Do not send this application if you scored less than 80% marks in your 9th grade.

Award- College fee, grant of Rs 1,80,000, books, stationery, Bus pass, dresses, Daily allowance

Eligibility- Scholarships are granted to applicants domiciled in Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai and Gurgaon Only. Girls having 80% in Class 9 who also is studying in class 10.
Apply- Online
Application- Round the year
B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/ASA


22.CBSE Merit Scholarship Scheme for Single Girl Child

Purpose- To provide scholarships to the meritorious girl students, who are the only child of their parent  to continuing their further school education of Class 11 and 12. 

Award- Scholarship amount of Rs 500 per month for two academic years.

Eligibility- All Single Girl Students, who have secured 60%/6.2 CGPA or more in CBSE in 2015 Class X Examination and are studying in Class XI from CBSE affiliated Schools are eligible to apply.
Apply- Online  Application
Application- September
B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/CMSSGC


 

23.Scientist Scholarship for Research in S/T (WOS-B)

Purpose- To encourage women scientists involved in research and application of innovative solutions for various societal issues. This scholarship would be made available to the aspiring women scientists willing to work for the search, design, adaptation and demonstration of Science and Technological skills and techniques for improving the income generating activity and reducing drudgery of weaker sections of our society in different occupations, capacity building on the societal programs at the grassroot level etc.

Award- Candidate will be awarded upto Rs.15,000/- per month.

Eligibility- PhD, PG Women
Apply- By email and post
Application- Round the year application
B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/WOSB


24.Women Scientists Scheme (WOS-A)

Purpose- To provide opportunities to women scientists and technologists for pursuing research in basic or applied sciences in frontier areas of science and engineering. A special provision has been made under this Scheme to encourage those women scientists who have had breaks in their careers. It will provide a launch pad for them up to the age of 50 years to return to mainstream science and work as bench-level scientists in the field of science and technology.

Award- This scheme will provide a research grant with an upper limit of Rs. 23 lakh (for Ph.D. or equivalent) and Rs. 20 lakh (for M.Sc. or equivalent) for a well-defined R&D project proposal for a period of three years

Eligibility- Women scientists, with a minimum of Post Graduate degree, equivalent to M.Sc. in Basic or Applied Sciences or B.Tech. or MBBS or other equivalent professional qualifications, are eligible for this scheme. Maximum age limit for this category is 35 years at the time of submission of the application.
Apply- Online, By post
Application- Round the year application
B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/WOSA


 

Few Girls based examination test

25.BHU Central Hindu Girls School Entrance Test

Purpose- Admission in Class Nursery, 6, 9 & 11

Eligibility- Age 3+ year for Nursery, Class 5, Class 8, Class10 Passed
Apply- By Post, In Person
Application- March, April
B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/BCHGS


26.All India Kittur Rani Sainik School for Girls Entrance Exam

Purpose- Admission in Class 6

Eligibility- Age between 10 to 12 years, Class 5 passed
Apply- By Post
Application- November
B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/AIKRS


27.Banasthali Vidyapith Admission

Purpose- Admission in Class 6, 9 & 11, Graduation, Post Graduation

Eligibility- Class 5, 8, 10 Passed, 12 Passed (Only Girls)
Apply- Post, Online
Application- February to May
B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/BVA