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Scholarships for PG students are one of the best solutions for the students aspiring to continue their higher education. In the past few years, many students were able to make better career choices due to these postgraduate scholarships. It has not let meritorious students let go of their aspiration and potential because of their financial odds.

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Scholarships for PG students have helped students to manage their financial difficulties by offering assistance in the form of tuition fee waivers, financial aid, grants, stipends and monthly allowance etc. Both government and private organizations provide scholarships for postgraduate students. There are other scholarships for PG students available that are university-based and also for students who want to study abroad.

List of Scholarships for PG Students 2023

Government-funded Scholarships for PG Students

  • AICTE Postgraduate (PG- GATE/ GPAT) Scholarship 2023

To help the development of technical education in the country, the government of India has been offering INR 12,400 per month to full-time GATE/ GPAT-qualified students. To avail of this scholarship, students must be pursuing AICTE-approved postgraduate programs from AICTE affiliated institutions.

Eligibility Criteria

Students must have 

  • a valid GATE or GPAT score
  • be enrolled in a full-time course

Scholarship Award

INR 12,400 per month under this scheme

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Students will receive the scholarship amount for 24 months for their respective courses.

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Note: For more details, please visit the official website of AICTE.

  • S.N. Bose Scholars Postgraduate Program 2023

The Science & Engineering Board (SERB), Department of Science and Technology (DST), the Indo-U.S Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF), WINstep Forward and the Government of India have partnered together to support the future innovators and thought leaders. This benefits students by providing them with the opportunity to develop a dynamic and transformative student exchange program in the premium institutions of India and the United States.

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Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible, students must – 

  • Be citizens of India
  • Be pursuing Bachelor’s or Master’s degree at a recognised university or institution in India
  • Be pursuing Atmospheric and Earth Sciences, Engineering Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Physical Sciences and Mathematical and Computational Sciences are eligible to get this scholarship.

Tentative Time of the Scheme

May to July

Scholarship Award

The scheme fully funds the number of courses selected by students.

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Note: For more details, please visit the official website of Indo-U.S. Science & Technology.

  • Manohar Parrikar Goa Scholar Scheme for PG Programmers 2023

The Government of Goa with the help of the Department of Education has introduced a scholarship scheme for students pursuing postgraduate and doctoral studies. The scheme aims to promote talent in the state by identifying outstanding and meritorious candidates to provide this scholarship.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible, students must – 

  • Be domiciles of Goa
  • Be living in Goa for at least 15 years
  • Have pursued their academic studies for a minimum period of 7 years in Goa

Seats Available – 20 seats

Scholarship Award

  1. INR 8 Lakhs for students pursuing studies in India
  2. USD 25,000 for students studying abroad

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Note: For more details, please visit the official website of the Directorate of Higher Education.

Non-Government funded Scholarships for PG Students

  • Reliance Foundation PG Scholarship 2023

Reliance Foundation Scholarship aims to empower meritorious students to pursue their higher studies and contribute to the growth of the country.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible, students must – 

  • Have secured a score of 550 – 1,000 in the GATE examination
  • Be citizens of India
  • Be enrolled in Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Mathematics & Computing, Electrical/ or Electronics Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Renewable & New Energy, Material, Science & Engineering and Life Sciences
  • Have appeared for the GATE examination and secured a score of 7.5 CGPA and above in their undergraduate courses

Seats Available – 100 seats


The scholarship will be provided for the duration of the post-graduation program.

Scholarship Award

Up to INR 6 Lakh

  • Aditya Birla Scholarships 2023

The Aditya Birla Group offers these scholarships for management students to support their postgraduation journey. They are also providing an excellent opportunity for the most eligible candidates to work with them once they complete their studies.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Candidates must belong to the top 25% of their batch.
  2. Scholars’ work, participation in a minimum of two forums on the campus, and scholars’ learnings to be assessed during the course of their programme
  3. At least 60% of the assignments must have a rating of 7 on a 9-point scale.
  4. Scholars must submit a 250-word write-up on ‘Being an Aditya Birla Scholar— experience sharing’
  5. The data for the performance measurement must be submitted by the scholar and certified by the academic dean at their institute. The assessment is done based on the overall performance in all areas and no single factor will be a major determinant.

Scholarship Award

The MBA scholars are entitled to get up to INR 3 Lakh.

University-based Scholarships for PG Students

  • Chandigarh University Scholarships 2023

Chandigarh University offers unique scholarship programs to help students continue with their higher studies and promote them to build a better future. They offer multiple scholarships for both undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) students. Some of the postgraduate scholarships are discussed below.

Early Bird Scholarship for PG Students 2023

  1. Any graduate candidate who has already enrolled in a Master’s program (excluding an MBA program) can apply for this scholarship.
  2. 15% scholarship will be awarded to students who have completed their graduation degree from the University of Chandigarh.
  3. A 10% scholarship will be awarded to students who have e completed their graduation degree from other universities.

Covid Warrior Scheme

  1. The University of Chandigarh is offering a new scholarship for all the students (UG and PG) whose parents are employees of the university.
  2. Under this scheme, the university is considering a 10% concession on academic fees.

Note: For more information, candidates can refer to the official website of the University of Chandigarh.

  • Goa University Scholarships 2023

Bursary Scheme 2023

This scholarship scheme covers the expenses incurred for graduation and postgraduation courses offered at the University of Goa.

Dayanand Bandodkar Scheme for Higher Education for Orphans 2023

Students who have lost both their parents and are facing difficulties pursuing higher education due to a lack of financial resources are eligible to receive financial assistance for their graduation and postgraduation studies.

Note – For more information, candidates can refer to the official website of the University of Goa.

International Scholarships for PG Students

  • Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship 2023

The Aga Khan Foundation Scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance to deserving candidates. The scholarship also includes a rebate on tuition fees as well as livelihood expenses.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible, students must – 

  • Not be more than 30 years old
  • Be enrolled in a Master-level course
  • Be domicile of India

Scholarship Award

  1. Students will receive 50% scholarship grants and 50% loans under the scheme.
  2. Living cost is also covered for students studying abroad under this scholarship scheme.
  3. Tuition fees are also covered under this scheme.

Note: Students are not eligible to get travel expenses.

Important Dates

The application process started in January 2023 and the last date to apply is March 17, 2023.

Note: For detailed information, candidates must visit the official website of the Aga Khan Foundation.

  • Orange Tulip Scholarship 2023

The Nuffic Netherlands Education Support Office has launched Orange Tulip Scholarship for India this year. The foundation is supporting Indian students to pursue higher education. They are providing scholarships to rebate the whole tuition fee for students pursuing a postgraduate degree.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible, students must – 

  • Be citizens of India and previously or currently not living/ pursuing any courses in the Netherlands
  • Apply for a postgraduate degree in the Netherlands
  • Be fluent in written and spoken English
  • Have IELTS and TOEFL certificates
  • Have secured at least 75% in their last qualifying examination

Scholarship Award

Candidates will get their entire tuition fee covered under this scholarship scheme for their postgraduate studies.

Application Window

The application process for this scholarship started in January, 2023 and will be ending in May 2023, depending on the choice of the university.

Note: For more information about the scholarship, students can visit the official website of Maastricht University.

Edinburgh Global Online Distance Learning Scholarships 2023

The University of Edinburgh is offering distance learning scholarships for Master’s degree students. Under this scholarship scheme, students are eligible for part-time distance learning postgraduate courses offered by the University.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible, students must –

  • Be citizens of India
  • Have received an invitation to join the University of Edinburgh
  • Firmly confirm that they are intending to join

Scholarship Award

The scholarship scheme offers opportunities for postgraduate students to study part-time distance learning postgraduate courses at Edinburg University.

Important Dates – Applications are going on and will be closed by June 5th, 2023.

Note – For more information, applicants can refer to the online website of Edinburg University.

Also read: Scholarships for Postgraduates – Awards, Eligibility Criteria and Application Procedure

Also read: Best Scholarships and Fellowships in India for Postgraduates

Scholarships for PG Students – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Does the Indian Government provide Scholarships for PG Students in general category?

The Government of India has launched several scholarships for students belonging to all categories. Candidates can apply to various scholarship programmes according to their eligibility criteria.

Do private organizations provide Scholarships for PG Students in India?

Yes. Many private organizations including Reliance Group, Tata Group, SBI Foundation and others support students with financial difficulties to continue their higher education.

Are there University-based Scholarships for PG Students?

Many universities including the University of Chandigarh, the University of Goa and others provide different scholarship programs to support the postgraduate degree of students in India.

Are there any Available Scholarships for PG Students belonging to the Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) categories?

Several scholarship programs are offered by both government and private organizations to support the students belonging to the Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Other Backward Castes (OBC) and Economically Weaker Sections (EWS).


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