Top Engineering Scholarships with Deadline Closing Soon

The applications for various government and private engineering scholarships are closing soon. These scholarships are particularly meant to support the engineering studies of students in India. Organisations like AICTE, Colgate-Palmolive (India) Ltd, Samsung India are among the key leaders who offer scholarships exclusively for engineering studies. The key objective of these scholarships is to promote technical education within the country. The application deadline for these scholarships lies between 31st December 2020 and 28th February 2021.  

Given below is a compilation of top engineering scholarships which are currently active and will close soon. You are advised to read further to get a detailed overview of all these scholarships including their eligibility criteria, application process, deadline and scholarship award. 

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Merit Cum Means Scholarship for Professional and Technical Courses CS (Minorities)

 

This scholarship supports the technical and professional studies of students belonging to minority communities at undergraduate and postgraduate level. The students are required to have secured at least 50% marks or equivalent grade in the previous examination. Their annual family income must be less than INR 2.50 lakh from all sources. Also, they must have got admission in the UG/PG programme on the basis of competitive entrance examination or marks secured in the qualifying examination. 

Provider Detail: Ministry of Minority Affairs (MOMA), Government of India

Scholarship Award: Course fee and maintenance allowance

Application Deadline: 31st December 2020

 

AICTE Pragati Scholarship for Girls

 

Girl students who are pursuing a technical diploma/degree course in the first year or second year (through lateral entry only) are eligible for this scholarship. They must have an annual family income of less than INR 8 lakh from all sources. Please note that up to two girls per family are eligible for this scholarship. 

Provider Detail: All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)

Scholarship Award: INR 50,000 per annum

Application Deadline: 31st December 2020

 

AICTE-Saksham Scholarship Scheme

 

This scholarship is meant for specially-abled students who have more than 40% disability. They must be admitted to the first year or second year (through lateral entry) of technical diploma/degree courses at one of the AICTE recognized institutions. Their annual family income must be less than INR 8 lakh from all sources.  

Provider Detail: All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)

Scholarship Award: INR 50,000 per annum

Application Deadline: 31st December 2020

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Keep India Smiling Foundational Scholarship Programme

 

This scholarship is open for students who are studying in Class 11, Graduation, Diploma, BE/BTech/BDS, vocational courses. Sportspersons and individuals helping others are also eligible. They must fulfil the specified academic requirements for the course they are pursuing. Also, their annual family income must be less than INR 5 lakh from all sources.

Provider Detail: Colgate-Palmolive (India) Ltd. 

Scholarship Award: Up to INR 75,000 per year

Application Deadline: 28th February 2021

 

Samsung Star Scholar

 

Students of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNVs) who are currently pursuing a full-term B. Tech/Dual Degree (BTech + MTech) course in an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) or a National Institute of Technology (NIT) in India are eligible for this scholarship. They must have passed Class 12 from JNVs and be in good standing with the institute to receive a Samsung Star Scholar support. 

Provider Detail: Samsung India

Scholarship Award: Up to INR 2 lakh per annum

Application Deadline: 25th January 2021

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Key Steps to Follow

If you find yourself eligible for any of these scholarships, you can apply for them online through their respective portals or websites. The key steps to follow to make a successful application through the Buddy4Study portal include the following steps –

Step 1: Visit the official website of Buddy4Study.

Step 2: Search for the scholarship name with the help of the search button.

Step 3: Open the scholarship page and read all necessary details.

Step 4: Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button. You will be redirected to the respective official portals of the scholarships.

Step 5: Register yourself on the portal and log in to proceed with the application.

Step 6: Fill in the application form and upload relevant documents.

Step 7: Submit the application.

Hurry! Apply for these scholarships today to avoid any last-minute hassle. Furthermore, to know more about such scholarships, register on the Buddy4Study portal and get timely scholarship alerts on email and SMS.