Top trending merit scholarships to look for in 2017

Merit scholarship is financial assistance offered to meritorious students, who find it difficult to support their higher studies financially. Such scholarships are awarded, purely based on a student’s performance in their respective field of study.

Various Government and Private organizations and institutions provide merit scholarships to school and college students. Merit scholarships are awarded for excellence in artistic ability, academic performance and athletic performance etc.

Here is a list of top trending Merit scholarships for 2017

1. Aditya Birla World Academy Scholarship 2018-19

This scholarship is for students studying at Aditya Birla World Academy and aspirants, who wish to get admission at this academy. Provided to the meritorious students, it covers up to 100% of the tuition fee. The criteria for selection is strictly based on the academic record, group discussion and performance in a written examination.

Deadline is 13 August, 2017

2. JM Sethia Merit Scholarship scheme 2017

This scholarship is for students studying in Class 9 and onward. Under this scholarship, 20% of the seats are reserved for handicapped students involved in extracurricular activities and for students, whose parental income is not more than INR 1,20,000.

Deadline is 31 July, 2017

3. All India Meritorious Scholarship Test [AIMST] 2017

AIMST 2017 is a competitive examination for students of Class 11, Class 12 and Class 12 [2017 pass-outs] to get scholarships. This scholarship is only for students who have passed their board exams in the current academic year. In addition to 1000 students, with 80 Percentile and above, receiving certificates for participation, 62 merit-based and 62 need-based scholarships will be awarded. AIMST score, clubbed with other parameters, will be considered to be the basis for awarding need and merit based scholarship to 124 students.

Deadline is 31 July, 2017

4. Nirankari Rajmata Scholarship Scheme 2017

This scholarship scheme is available to Class 12 pass-outs, who wish to pursue graduation. Under this scholarship, 50% of the seats are reserved for female candidates. The scholarship will be awarded to meritorious students to help them pursue their higher studies. To be eligible for this scholarship, the applicants’ parental income should not be more than INR 3.50 lac per annum.

Deadline is 30 Sept, 2017

If you are among the meritorious students of your school/college/institution and facing difficulty in arranging for finances to pursue education, apply for one of these scholarships, best suited to your credentials, and accomplish your goals.