Engineering is most sought-after career option in India. Engineering graduates not only grab high paying jobs in India but they also enjoy high social status in society. But unfortunately the cost of pursuing engineering in India is continuously rising and students from lower-income groups are finding it almost difficult to meet financial obligations set by the Engineering Colleges/Universities. Here comes the role of scholarships and funding. There are many scholarships for engineering students in India. These scholarships are mostly sponsored by Government organizations, Private Companies, Charitable Trusts and even Philanthropic Individuals.
If you are an engineering student and are looking for scholarships for engineering students in India, then you have come to the right place. Here you will find an overview of some of the most prominent scholarships for engineering students in India.
1. ONGC Scholarship for Economically Backward, General and OBC Students-2016:
Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited is offering 1000 merit-cum-need based scholarships for worth Rs. 48,000/- per annum for students of India. Out of these 1000 scholarships 600 scholarships are exclusively reserved for students pursuing engineering studies.
2. LIC Golden Jubilee Scholarship:
LIC’s Golden Jubilee Foundation a charitable wing of LIC is offering scholarships for engineering students in India through their CSR activity. This merit-cum-need based scholarship is awarded for pursuing engineering studies from Government and Private College/Universities. Any Indian student who has passed his 12th Standard Exam with atlest 60% marks or equivalent grades and have annual parental income less than Rs.100000/- can apply for this scholarship.
3. North South Foundation Scholarship:
North South Foundation offers 1000 merit-cum-means scholarship for pursuing Engineering, Medical and Polytechnic courses. The North South Foundation while granting scholarship besides reviewing academic record and income statements also takes into consideration all other circumstances under which the student is submitting his application.
4. Nirankari Rajmata Scholarship scheme:
Sant Nirankari Charitable Foundation(SNCF) provides financial assistance to underprivileged meritorious students who intends to pursue professional courses such as Engineering, Medical and Law. Nirankari Rajmata Scholarship scheme is open to all Indian students irrespective of caste, creed and religion. Total number of scholarships is equally divided among boys and girls students. While granting scholarship the committee members of SNCF assesses the financial condition and requirement of candidate and sanctions substantial amount so that he/she could continue his/her studies without financial hardship.
How to apply for Scholarships for Engineering Students in India:
In order to apply for any of the engineering scholarship mentioned above just follow the links and get you registered on the site. On registering yourself on the site you will get access to all these scholarships. Go through the eligibility criterion carefully and click on the apply link and you will be directed to online application form of the respective scholarship.
IPU CET 2017Result Announced!
JEE Main & Advanced 2017 Counseling by JoSAA-Check the Schedule
Best Engineering Colleges accepting JEE Ranks
MAH CET Counseling begins from June 5
Comed K UG 2017 result declared
Top engineering colleges in India
Nirf ranking 2017