Some of the prestigious scholarships awarding bodies are listed below.
Lady Tata Memorial Trust Research Scholarship
Gift Scholarships for carrying out doctoral studies in India in the field of biomedical/medical sciences. The project should be in the field of medicine/medical biotechnology. Tenure for three years. Monthly stipend of 8000 plus a contingency grant of 20000 per year. Apply by December of every year. Eligibility MDDS/MD/MSc from any branch of biological sciences. Application must be supported with an approved research plan by a supervisor duly recognized as research guide of an university or research institute. Selection is based on initial screening and interview. For more details please write to The Director, Lady Tata Memorial Trust, Bombay house, 24, Homi Modi Street, Fort Mumbai – 400001.
J.N. Tata Endowment Scholarship
J.N.Tata Endowment Trust offers loan scholarships for MS/PhD studies abroad in the field of Architecture, Biochemistry, Business administration, chemistry, computer science, English Literature, Mathematics, Pharmacy, Psychology, Physics. Eligibility criteria are graduate with consistent academic record in the respective discipline. Selection based on initial screening of application and subsequent interview. Repayment has to be done after the completion of degree. Award amount ranges from 50000-200000. For more details write to JN Tata Endowment, Administrative Office, Mulla House, 51, MG Road, Fort, Mumbai 400 001, India. For more information write to firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com. or call +91 (22) 6665 8282. Click here to visit the website
R D Sethna Scholarship Fund
Scholarships are awarded in the field of science and technology. For more information regarding application form and application procedure write to The Chief Executive, R D Sethna Scholarship Fund, Esplanade House, 29, Waudby Road, Mumbai – 400001
R D Birla Smarak Kosh Grants
Scholarships are awarded in the form of training grants in the field of medicine, science and technology. For more information regarding application form and application procedure write to The Director, R D Birla Smarak Kosh medical research center, Bombay Hospital trust, Hospital Avenue, Mumbai – 400020
K.C. Mahindra Education Trust Scholarship
Interest free loan scholarships are awarded to the deserving students in the area of Engineering, Natural science, Medicine, Business Management, Survey and prospecting of Mineral resources of the country, Alternate sources of energy, Oceanography, Off shore drilling, Harvesting of ocean wealth, water management, Agriculture research and Engineering, Transportation, High tech electronics, Economics and other emerging areas related to science and tech. Eligibility criteria are graduate with consistent academic record. Award duration is for two years. For more information please write to The Managing Trustee, K C Mahindra Education Trust, Cecil court, Mahakavi Bhusan Marg, Mumbai 400039
Sahu Jain Trust Scholarships
Scholarships in the area of science and technology. Duration is two years. For more information please write to The Secretary, Sahu Jain Trust, 18 Institutional area, Lodi road, New Delhi – 110003
Highly prestigious and huge scholarship from Indian source. Scholarships are awarded for MS/PhD studies both in India and Abroad. To be eligible for application the applicant must have secured confirmed admission in reputed universities India/Abroad. Selection is made through initial screening of application and subsequent interview. For more information please write to Inlaks Scholarships P.O. Box 2108. Delhi 110007. Click here for more information
Rhodes Scholarship For Indian Students for PhD studies at Oxford University
Six scholarships are awarded to Indian students each year for degree leading to PhD at Cambridge University. For more information write to The Office of Indian Secretary, Rhodes Scholarship Selection Committee, PO Box 2108, Delhi 110007. Click here to visit scholarship website
Indian Academy of Science Summer Research Fellowships
Summer Fellowships are awarded to bright students and teachers to work with fellows on research-oriented projects. Approximately 75 such fellowships to students and 25 fellowships to teachers are offered every year with travel and living expenses paid. Announcements inviting applications appear in Resonance and Current Science around November-December, and the selected applicants notified by February-March can avail the fellowships for two months between April and July. The fellowship is very prestigious. M.Sc first students in any branch of life science are eligible to apply. All of the selected candidate candidates are provided with a stipend of 3000 pm. To know more about the scholarship Click Here
Kishor Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY)
Indian Institute of Science Bangalore administers KVPY. The “Kishor Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana” is an ongoing program started by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India to encourage students of Basic Sciences, Engineering and Medicine to take up research careers in these areas. The aim of the program is to identify and encourage talented students with aptitude for research. Available to students studying XI, XII, B.Sc., M.Sc. B.E., B.Tech, B.Arch, M.B.B.S. etc. This program strives to assist the students to realize their potential and to ensure that the best scientific talent is tapped for research and development in the country. Generous scholarships will be provided (up to the pre-PhD. level) to the selected students. For more information please write to The Convener, Kishor Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore 560012. Click here to know more.
Ministry of Human Resource Development International Scholarships
Various fellowships are available for studies in Germany, UK, USA, Canada, Japan, Italy, Portugal and other countries. Then scholarships are available for MS/PhD, and short-term research. Catch the details Click Here
Department of Higher Education Scholarships
You will a find here a wealth of information of publicly funded scholarships for all educational levels. Special provisions for SC/ST and backward classes. For more details Click Here
CSIR- Junior Research Fellowship
Council For Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) conducts all India National Eligibility Test (CSIR-UGC-NET)for the award of Junior Research Fellowship at all CSIR research laboratories and university departments for higher education leading to the degree of PhD. The test is conducted twice a year, in June and December. The test details are advertised in all leading Indian dailies. The fellowship amount is Rs 8000 pm plus a contingency grant of 20000 pa for the first two years and 10000 pm plus annual contingency of 20000 pa for the nest three years. For updated information please visit the web site
CSIR – Senior Research Fellowship
Senior research fellowships (SRF) are awarded to working professional in government research laboratories or university departments who have at least two years of research/teaching experience. Applications are invited through advertisement in leading Indian dailies. Candidates who hold M.Sc/MBBS/MD/M.Tech or equivalent are eligible to apply. The selected candidates will be enrolled for PhD. Current scholarship amount is 10000INR/month and an annual contingency grant of 25000INR.Click here to know more.