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MAJOR SCHOLARSHIPS OFFERED BY THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Scholarship
Eligibility
Awards and value
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National Scholarship for Persons with
Disabilities (2008-09)
 
Indian students with at least 40% disabilities certified as per definition under Persons with Disabilities Act 1995
 
Five hundred awards that range from Rs. 400 to 1,000 per month to be given annually through institutions, depending on the study undertaken. Also course fee is reimbursed to a maximum of Rs. 10,000. Facility for accommodation is also offered, subject to conditions
 
National Merit-cum- Means Scholarship Scheme
 
Meritorious students from low income families, securing a minimum of 80% of marks in 10+2 pattern or equivalent and not belonging to the creamy layer as defined by the Dept. of Personnel and Training applicable to all categories of students both &quotgeneral" and &quotreserved&quotparental income-ceiling is Rs. 4.5 lakhs per annum
82,000 scholarships annually (41,000 for boys and girls each) is awarded for graduate/postgraduate studies in colleges/universities for professional courses (Medical, Engineering etc) Rs. 1,000 p.m. at graduation level for first three years Rs. 2000 per month at  Postgraduation level and those pursuing professional courses would get Rs.2,000 p.m in 4th and 5th year.
 
 
Post-matric scholarship for students belonging to Scheduled Castes for studies in India
Annual income ceiling of Rs. 1,00,000 for students belonging to Schedule Castes who are willing to pursue post-secondary courses in recognised institutions
 
Full maintenance allowance and full fee for all courses annual study tour charges of Rs. 1,000 thesis typing/printing charges of Rs. 1,000 etc.
 
 
Indian Oil Academic Scholarships
 
Bright students selected on &quotmerit-cum-means&quotbasis pursuing full-time courses in different streams in recognised institutions age should be between 15 and 30 years
 
Awards 450 Scholarships for meritorious students of 10+ / ITI, Engineering, MBBS and MBA all over India and zone wise Rs. 2,000 per month for 4 years in case of  Engineering & MBBS 2 years for MBA courses and Rs 1,000 per month for 2 years in case of 10+ and ITI courses
 
National Talent Search Scheme by NCERT
 
All students of Indian nationality studying in Class VIII in any type of recognised school selected through a two-stage process: the individual State/UT and the NCERT
 
Normally 1,000 scholarships are awarded Rs. 500/- per month for all the students studying in Class IX onwards (irrespective of the class/course) except for Ph.D., wherein it is paid as
per UGC norms
 


Foundations that offer assistance for studies in India and abroad

1.
 
Ramakrishna Mission, Gol Park, Kolkata - 700 029
(Scholarships for higher studies and research abroad)
2.

 
 
K.C Mahindra Scholarship Trust. C/o Resident General Manager, Mahindra &
Mahindra Ltd., Jeevan Deep Building, 8, Parliament Street, New Dehi- 110001.
(Scholarships for School students as well as higher studies osverseas)
3.

 
 
Secretary, Sahu Jain Trust, 4th floor, Times House,
7 Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi - 110 002
(Loan scholarships for higher studies in India and overseas)
4.
 
Nehru Trust for Cambridge University, Teen Murti House,
New Delhi -110001
(Scholarships for higher studies at University of Cambridge)
5.
 
 
Asst. General Manager, Personal Banking Centre, State Bank of India,
B Block, Ground Floor, 11, Sansad Marg, New Delhi - 110 001.
(Loans for school, college and postgraduate studies in India and overseas)
6.
 
ITC Scholarships, Public Relations Dept., ITC Ltd., ITC Centre, 37, Chowringhee, Kolkata - 700 071
(Scholarships for higher studies abroad)
 
7.
 
Eveready Welfare Services, 2, Rainey Park, Kolkata - 700 019
(Scholarships for studies in India)
8.

 
 
Director. J.N Tata Endowment, Bombay House,
24, Homi Mody Street, Mumbai- 400 001
(Loan Scholarships for higher studies abroad)
9.

 
 
Mariwala Trust, Kanmoor House, 281/87, Narsi Natha Street, Mumbai - 400 009
(Loan Scholarships for higher studies overseas)
10.

 
 
Chief Executive, RD Sethna Scholarships Fund,
29, H. Somani Marg, Fort, Mumbai - 400 001
(Loan Scholarships for higher studies)
11.

 
 
Sir Muthuradas Visaanji Foundation, Commercial Union House, 9,&nbspWallance Street, Fort, Mumbai - 400 001
(Scholarship for higher studies)
12.

 
 
National Institute of Sports, Moti Bagh, Patiala - 147 001
(Sports Scholarships for school students)

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