FAER McAfee Scholar Awards 2020-21

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EligibilityEngineering students
AwardUp to INR 1,00,000

About the Program


Foundation for Advancement of Research and Education, Bangalore invites applications for FAER McAfee Scholar Awards 2020-21 from engineering students. The aim of this scholarship is to award the meritorious students from different engineering colleges of India based on their project work. Selected scholars will receive up to INR 1,00,000 (INR 80,000 for the students' team and INR 20,000 for the project guide).

  • FAER McAfee Scholar Awards 2020-21

    To be eligible, an applicant must:

    • Be a bonafide student pursuing BE in a recognized university/institution in India
    • Be willing to work for project based in the following areas -
      • Computer Science and Information Technology,
      • Cyber Security,
      • AI and Robotics,
      • Mobile Communications,
      • Renewable Energy Systems,
      • Signal Processing,
      • Rural Technologies,
      • Health Care Technologies,
      • Labour saving Technologies,
      • Ecology and Environment,
      • Mobile Applications
    • First Prize: INR 1,00,000 (INR 80,000 for the students' team and INR 20,000 for the project guide)
    • Second Prize: INR 75,000 (INR 60,000 for the students' team and INR 15,000 for the project guide)
    • Third Prize: INR 50,000 (INR 40,000 for the students' team and INR 10,000 for the project guide)
    • Research proposal
    How can you apply?

    Follow the below steps to apply: 

    Step 1: Click on the 'Apply Now' button below and read all details.
    Step 2: Send the hardcopy of the proposals of the projects (duly certified by the Project Guide and Principal) to Foundation for Advancement of Education and Research, G5, Swiss Complex, 33, Race Course Road, Bengaluru – 560001 and the softcopy to office@faer.ac.in

Important Dates

Application deadline for softcopy: 15th September 2020
Application deadline for hard copy: 30th September 2020
Project approval by FAER: 18th January 2021

Selection Criteria

Selections will be based on the evaluation of the completed projects through a Seminar-cum-Exhibition.

Terms and Conditions
  • FAER will reimburse up to a maximum of INR 5,000 to the project team after the completion of the project.
  • The selected scholars will be awarded the cash prize and certificates in FAER Scholar Awards Presentation Function.
  • The project team can have up to four students. 
  • The evaluation of the projects will be based on -
    • Relevance to the focused area
    • Originality/innovation/novelty
    • Technical strength
    • Utility/applicability and Feasibility
  • The teams can submit the project report by 20th May 2021.
  • A team can submit only one project proposal. 
  • The Seminar-cum-Exhibition will be organised at Bangalore.

This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by August, 2022. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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