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Need Based scholarship in India

There are many need based scholarship available for the needy students i.e. the students who are facing financial problems or who don’t have enough money to continue their studies, can apply for these scholarships and can avail the chance to study and to live there dreams.

 

1)Santoor Women's Scholarship

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

Award- Rs 24000-36000 per annum

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

 

2) Internshala VTC Young Achiever Scholarship

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- Virtual Training Center’s programs worth Rs 2 lacs

Eligibility- Undergraduate, Postgraduate students

Apply-Online

Application-February, March

B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/IVYAS

 

3) IDB Scholarship Programme for Muslim Communities in Non-Member Countries (SPMC)

 

Purpose- The objective of the Programme is to improve the socio-economic conditions and to preserve the cultural and religious identities of Muslim Communities in Non-member Countries through developing their human capital resources.

Award- Loan Scholarship

Eligibility- Class 12 passed Muslim

Apply- Post

Application-May, June

B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/ISPMCNMC

 

 

4) AAGHAZ foundation financial assistance and scholarship programme

Purpose- To plug school drop outs and give financial assistance to poor Muslim students Status: Each month they pay the fees of several hundred students

Award- Financial Assistance

Eligibility- Underprivileged children from minority communities

Apply- Online, email

Application-Round the year

B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/AFFAA

 

 

5) Birkbeck International Merit Scholarship

Purpose- Birkbeck is offering a limited number of merit scholarships to suitably qualified students from Thailand, Vietnam and India who accept offers for  Master’s degree programme  at Birkbeck, University of London, starting in September.

Award- £4,000 paid as a contribution towards tuition fees

Eligibility- Bachelor having atleast 70% marks

Apply- Email

Application- May, June

B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/IOMSA

 

6) National Scholarship Test

Purpose- Mission of NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP TEST national wide is to promote the talent of school children and to work with a range of charities from small projects to large endeavors.With the focus of education and welfare of children.

Award- Scholarships ranges Rs.20000 to Rs 1 lakh

Eligibility- Class 5-10

Apply- Post, in person

Application- March, April

B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/NST

 

 

7) Central Sector Scholarship Schemes for Students With Disabilities

 

Purpose- To support students who are  disable  in   their study of  classes 9 and 10 onwards so that the incidence of drop-out, especially in the transition from the elementary to the secondary stage is minimized.

Award- Financial Support & allowances

Eligibility- Class 9 to 12, Poly Tech, Graduate Students

Apply- Online

Application- August-October

B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/CSSPD

 

8) Commonwealth Shared Scholarships 

 

Purpose-To contribute to development  of  needs in  Commonwealth countries by providing training for skilled and qualified professionals and academics who would not otherwise have been able to study in the UK. Scholarship is available for individuals with a strong academic background , beginning their post graduation  in  UK University in September/October

Award- Full tuition fee waiver, accommodation, monthly stipend & flights expenses.

Eligibility- Graduates who want to study in UK University and are unable to pay the expenses.

Apply- Online application via participating UK universities (varies as per university)

Application- Deadline varies as per Universities, however in most cases, it’s in April

B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/CSS

 

 

9) Bright Life Scholarship

Purpose-They offer service to the young at Risk like - children living on the streets, child labourers, abandoned / orphaned children, victims of drug abuse, victims of child abuse, begging children, rag pickers etc.

Award- Laptop worth  Rs. 21,000 with Rs.500/- Month for 5 Years, Gift & Scholarship Certificate.

Eligibility- Class 8-12

Apply- Online

Application- February, March

B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/BLS

 

 

10) I am the CHANGE Scholarship

 

Purpose- This scholarship is for single parented and parentless students who are financially poor, good at academics and willing to do their graduation.

Award- Rs 35,000 per year

Eligibility- Class 12 passed

Apply- Phone

Application- February

B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/ICS

 

11 )Mahamana Malviya Scholarship

 

Purpose- The scholarship aims to help poor and meritorious students to pursue higher education by mitigating their sufferings and economic hardship.

Award- Cash prize of Rs 10,000 and a citation

Eligibility- For class 11 and 12

Apply- Post

Application- December, January

B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/MMS

 

12 )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 25,000

Eligibility- Any girl between the ages of 17 to 23 years with a career objective

Apply- Online

Application- December, January

B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/ICSFG

 

 

13)  Swami Vivekananda Merit- cum Means Scholarship

Purpose- The students of post-Madhyamik levels in regular courses who are domiciled in West Bengal and studying in one of the educational institutions of this State after passing out from the State Board/Council of Secondary/Higher Secondary Education and Madrasah Siksha Parishad or a University of West Bengal, set up by State Act, are eligible to apply for the scholarships.

Award- Cash up to Rs 1500 pm

Eligibility- Undergraduate and Postgraduate students (Arts, Commerce and Science)

Apply- Online, Post

Application- Round the year

B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/SVMCM

 

  14)Mrs. Sudha Krishnan Endowment Scholarship

 

Purpose-  To promote and assist meritorious students belonging to financially constraint groups. The interest accrued on Endowment Corpus will be utilized to award ten numbers of Scholarships to undergraduate students (1st year/1st semester) studying in Government/Aided colleges affiliated to Kannur University.

Award- Financial assistance

Eligibility- Graduation 1st year students

Apply- Post

Application- November, December

B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/MSKES

 

15) Fedbank Hormis Memorial Foundation Scholarship

Purpose- This Scholarship is set up by Federal Bank to perpetuate the fond memories of its founder K.P. Hormis. It invites applications for the Foundation's scholarships in Medicine (MBBS), Engineering (B.E/B.Tech), Agriculture (B.Sc), Nursing (B.Sc) and MBA courses.

Award- 20 scholarships for each discipline which provides 100% tuition fee as Scholarship subject to a maximum of Rs. 1,00,000 in a year 

Eligibility- First year students studying in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat and Maharashtra states, whose family income is below Rs. 3 lakh per annum can apply.

Apply- Post

Application- November, December

B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/FHMFS

 

16) 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. Scholarships are granted to applicants domiciled in Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai and Gurgaon only.

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

Eligibility- Girls right now studying in 10th class having 80% in Class 9th

Apply- Online

Application- Round the year

B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/ASA

 

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 handicapped, widows & unmarried wards of ex-servicemen. Students must be enrolled in regular courses.

Apply- Post

Application- Round the year

B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/SJFS

 

18) Tata Housing Scholarships for Meritorious Girl Students 

Purpose-  A merit -cum need scholarship to recognize, promote and financially assist the meritorious Girl 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 subject to a maximum limit of Rs 60 thousands.

Eligibility- Girls studying 2nd year of Civil Engineering/Architecture in B. Tech/B.E/B. Arch or Girls studying 1st year of MBA course in Construction Project Management with total annual family income less than Rs 3 Lakh can apply.

Apply- Post

Application- November, December

B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/THSMG

 

19) Cultural Talent Search Scholarship Scheme

 

Purpose-   To support & encourage exceptionally talented and outstanding students in cultural activities through scholarship.

Art forms: Indian Classical Music (Hindustani / Carnatic Music - Vocal & Instrumental); Light Music (Rabindra Sangeet/Nazrul Geeti/Qawwali/Ghazal etc.); Classical Dances & Music (Bharatnatyam, Kathak, Kathakali, Kuchipudi, Manipuri, Mohiniattam, Odissi & Sattriya); Theatre (Drama, Mime); Folk / Traditional & Indigenous Art Forms; Visual Arts (Painting, Sculpture, Traditional Craft forms)

Award- Total 620 scholarships renewed in every 2 years.

Reward: Rs 300-400 p.m. till 20 years age along with Rs 9000 per year to Guru/Institution.

Eligibility- Age 10 to 14 years students with min. 3 year training in the field of art can apply.

Apply- Post

Application- November, December

B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/CTSSS

 

 20)Imperial College India Foundation Postgraduate Scholarship 

 

Purpose- To support academically outstanding students to study for PhD or Masters programme at Imperial College London.

Courses available in science, engineering, maths & business streams

Award- full tuition fees, a maintenance allowance and an airfare, additional costs

Eligibility- Only Candidates who received admission offer & have at least 6.5 in IELTS, are committed to contribute to India on their return, and who is in need of financial support.

Apply- Online

Application- February, March

B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/ICIFP

 

 21) 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 given which is of Rs. 50,000 per year for full course.

Eligibility  - Only one girl per family who has taken admission in regular, full-time in an undergraduate degree/diploma course during academic year 2015-16. Annual Family income should be less than Rs. 6 lakhs. She must be a 1st year student.

Apply- Online

Application- October, November

B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/ASSGC

 22)Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship Scheme for College and University Students

Purpose - To provide financial assistance to meritorious students of  lower  income families to meet a part of their day-to-day expenses while pursuing graduate/post graduate studies in colleges and universities and for professional courses, such as Medical, Engineering etc.

Award- 82000 scholarships per annum (41000 for boys and 41000 for girls)

Scholarship: Rs 1000 per month for 3 years, Rs 2000 per month for 2 years after graduation

Eligibility- Class 12 passed Students of all streams can apply who scored minimum 426 in Science or 412 in Commerce, or in 351 in Others.

Family income should not exceed 6 lakhs per annum.

Apply- Online then post

Application- August, September

B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/CSSS

 

23) 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 10 & 12 can apply.

Apply- Online, post

Application- October, November

B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/FALHE

 

24) 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, post

Application- October, November

B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/FALDYC

 

25) Fair and Lovely Foundation-Start a Business 

 

Purpose- To support a woman Entrepreneur who have atleast 3 years of relevant work or business experience

Award- Starting Business Capital

Eligibility- Candidates should have secured minimum 50% in the 10th and 12th standard.

Apply- Online

Application- October, November

B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/FALSB

 

26)North South Foundation (NSF) Scholarship 

Purpose- NSF provides scholarships to undergraduate students entering into engineering, medicine or 3-year polytechnic (diploma in engineering) based on merit and financial need. 

Award- 1,000 students will receive a scholarship of Rs 6000 to 18000 each.

Eligibility- Students who are among the top 10% in their 10th and 12th examination are eligible to apply. Annual family income should not be more than Rs 80,000.

Apply- Online

Application- September, October

B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/NSF

 

 27)TANA Foundation's Graduate Scholarships 

Purpose- This scholarship is supported by TANA Foundation to support Telugu Students to pursue higher education in the USA in 2014-2015 academic year.

Award- Seven $2000/- Graduate Scholarships for 2 years i.e. $500 each semester

Eligibility- Telugu Students of Andhra Pradesh who have been admitted to a Graduate School in a US University & needs financial aid.

Apply- Email

Application- June, July

B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/TFGS

 

 28 )5th Girl Child Scholarship Scheme (G.C.S.S.)

Purpose- It aims to provide financial assistance to girls from the economically weaker section, to enable them continue their school education.

Award- 300 needy girls will be provided with an education scholarship amounting to Rs. 5000/- each for their education for a full year.

Eligibility- The girl must be nominated by her school for this scholarship. Should be studying in between class 2 to 10 with minimum aggregate marks of 60% in her previous class.

Apply- Through School

Application- September, October

B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/GCSS

 

29) Bright Life Scholarship 

Purpose-  To improve the live  of disadvantaged children, their families and communities through an approach that puts children at the center of community development. 

Award- Rs. 21,000 with Rs.500/- Month for 5 Years, Gift & Scholarship Certificate

Eligibility- Class 8th-12th

Apply- Online, Post

Application- October, November

B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/BLS

30 )National Overseas Scholarship For Students With Disabilities

Purpose- Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, GoI is inviting applications from Students with Disabilities. Financial assistance will be provided for pursuing studies abroad at the level of Masters’ Degree and Ph.D in the field of engineering, management & pure sciences, applied sciences, agricultural sciences, medicine, commerce, accounting, humanities, social science & fine arts.

Award- 20 seats, 6 reserved for women. Annual maintenance allowance: 9900 pounds for UK, & US$15,400 for other countries in addition Tuition fees, Air travel, Contingency , Visa Fees, Travel

Eligibility- Students below age of 35 years with 55% marks in Graduation/Masters degree can apply. Maximum parental income should be less than 6lakhs.

Apply- Post

Application- September, October

B4S: www.b4s.in/UID/NOSSD