IIT Kanpur Launches Bright Minds Scholarships 2022 for Top – 100 JEE Rankers

Bright Minds Scholarship 2022: The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur has announced the ‘Bright Minds Scholarships’ for all India top 100 rankers of JEE Advanced 2022. The Bright Minds Scholarships include ten after-academic scholarships for meritorious students who have been admitted to the BTech/BS Program for the 2022-23 academic year at the institute. Brightening the career of millions of children, IIT Kanpur wants to ensure that meritorious students do not face any hurdles in their education due to financial constraints.

Under the scholarship program, the students will receive tuition fees, boarding and lodging, books and supplies, health insurance, and transportation charges. The students will be selected on the basis of merit list and fulfilment of eligibility criteria.

Bright Minds Scholarship 2022 – An Overview

Bright Minds Scholarship is offering an annual scholarship amount of INR 3 lakh, which would cover the expenses during the UG BTech/BS programme. 

The students are advised to check the detailed overview of the scholarship from the table given below:

Particulars Details
Name of the Scholarship  IIT Kanpur Bright Minds Scholarships
Provider Institute of Technology, Kanpur
Scholarship Type Merit-based
Eligibility Top rankers of JEE exam
Scholarship Amount INR 3 lakh
Application mode Online
Date of Application October 2022
Result Declaration To be Announced

Bright Minds Scholarship 2022 – Eligibility

  • The gross annual income of the candidate’s family should not exceed INR 20 lakh rupees.
  • Candidates must fall in the range of top 100 rank holders in JEE Advance 2022.
  • Candidates must have taken admissions in BTech/BS courses.
  • Candidates must possess a Class 12 passing certificate.

Bright Minds Scholarship 2022 – Documents Required

  • Marksheet of Class 10 and 12 
  • Family income certificate
  • Aadhaar card
  • Bank passbook
  • Passport
  • JEE Advance score card
  • Passport size photograph

Bright Minds Scholarship 2022 – Selection Process

Mere fulfilment of eligibility criteria does not guarantee the selection for the scholarship. The selection of scholars for Bright Minds Scholarships 2022 will be done on the basis of the academic performance of the students and JEE Advanced 2022 score card.

Bright Minds Scholarship 2022 – Application Process

Candidates are required to follow the steps mentioned below to apply for the Bright Minds Scholarship 2022: 

Step 1 – Visit the official website – iitk.ac.in.

Step 2 – Navigate to the ‘Student’ section.

Step 3 – Click on the ‘scholarships and awards’ tab.

Step 4 – Click on the ‘Bright Minds Scholarship’.

Step 5 – Navigate to the ‘Apply Now’ link.

Step 6 – Fill in the required details and documents.

Step 7 – Click on the ‘Submit’ button.

Step 8 – Download the application form for future reference. 


What are the benefits of Bright Minds Scholarships 2022?

The selected students will receive an annual tuition fee of INR 2 lakh and other expenses like hostel, books, mess fee, and medical insurance that will cost around INR 1 lakh.

Where can one check the information regarding Bright Minds Scholarships 2022?

The candidates must visit the official website - iitk.ac.in - to check the information regarding Bright Minds Scholarships 2022.

When will IIT Kanpur launch Bright Minds Scholarships 2022?

The IIT Kanpur will launch Bright Minds Scholarships 2022 in October 2022.