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Scholarships for Indian Students 2024

Scholarships for Indian Students 2024

Studying abroad has become increasingly popular for Indian students seeking world-class education and diverse cultural experiences. However, the cost of overseas education can be a significant barrier for many. 

Fortunately, many scholarships are available for Indian students to help them achieve their dreams of studying abroad. We have got all your queries covered.

List of Scholarships for Studying Abroad by the Indian Government

These scholarships cater to Indian students who aspire to study abroad or pursue higher education internationally. These scholarships aim to facilitate access to international education and promote academic excellence. 

Benefits include financial support for tuition fees, living expenses, and travel costs, making overseas education more affordable. Such scholarships enhance cross-cultural exposure, foster global networks, and contribute to personal and professional growth.

  1. National Overseas Scholarship Scheme
  2. Commonwealth Scholarship & Fellowship Program
  3. Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation
  4. JN Tata Endowment
  5. Fullbright-Nehru Fellowships 
  6. KC Mahindra Scholarship
  7. Raman-Charpak Fellowship

Here are some prominent scholarships that you can opt for:

Name of the scholarship ValueDegrees Eligible
National Overseas Scholarship Scheme→ Full course fees covered
→ One-way airfare
→ Medical insurance
→ Engineering & Science
→ Management & Finance
→ Medicine Humanities & arts etc.
Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP)→Stipend £ 1,043-1,279 per month→Offered under 6 CSC development themes
Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation Scholarships→Tuition fees up to $100,000 covered
→ Living Expenses
→Travelling allowance
→Social Sciences
→ Humanities
→ Law
→ Fine Arts
→ Architecture
JN Tata Endowment→Tuition fees covered
→ Travel expenses
→ No interest if Loan paid within time
→Architecture
→ Art and Planning
→ Management etc (the course eligibility depends on the scheme chosen under Sir Tata Trust)
Fulbright-Nehru Fellowships→J-1 USA Student visa
→ Round trip fare
→Tuition fee coverage
→Living & Accomodation
→4 year bachelor's degree or completed master's degree
→full-time postgraduate diploma ( if UG degree is of less than four years' duration)
KC Mahindra Scholarship for Postgraduate Studies Abroad→INR 10 lakh to top 3 Mahindra fellows
→INR 5 lakh to remaining candidates
→Possess a First Class degree or;
→equivalent diploma of similar standard from a recognised University.
Raman-Charpak Fellowship→1500 Euros per month for daily expenses, local travel, accommodation charges etc.→Master’s degree (in science, technology or medicine)

Why opt for Scholarships?

These scholarships alleviate the financial burden on deserving students and build a skilled workforce with international exposure and diverse perspectives. You can also use these scholarships to cover the hefty tuition fees and travel expenses.

By investing in the education of its youth on a global stage, the Indian government paves the way for innovation, collaboration, and leadership that will undoubtedly propel the nation towards a brighter and more interconnected future. As these scholars return home armed with knowledge and experiences, they are poised to make invaluable contributions to various fields and enrich the nation’s fabric as a whole. 

Education is meant to foster minds and not create hassle in students’ minds. To gather more information on these scholarships, visit the AdmitX website and discuss all your queries. 

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