Engineering Scholarships

Engineering Scholarships

Engineering is one of the most sought after career options after 12th. The field attracts innumerable studnets every year. But often students belonging to financially weak backgrounds tend to give up on their dream of pursuing Engineering courses due to the skyrocketing tuition fee. For all those who are stuck in similar situations and are eager for pursuing the reputed Engineering programs, read through the blog and get to know about some wonderful Engineering scholarships for Indian students

List of Engineering Scholarships

Engineering Scholarships Amount 
Ratan Tata Scholarship for Engineering Students $25 Million 
Merit Cum Means Based Scholarships Rs. 10, 000 per year in addition to the course fee
Indian Oil Corporation ScholarshipsRs. 2000 per month
VIT University Ignite Scholarships Entire tuition fee for 4 years
NTPC Scholarship SchemeRs. 1,500 onwards
Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana FellowshipRs. 4,000 to 7,000 a month 
Central Sector Scholarship Scheme for College and University StudentsRs. 1000 will be given for 10 months in an academic year 
ONGC Scholarships for SC/ ST StudentsRs. 1,500 per month for 4 years
North-South Foundation ScholarshipsRs. 5000-15,000 per year 
Panasonic Scholarship Rs. 42,500 per year
LIC Golden Jubilee Scholarship Rs. 10,000 per year
FAFA BHEL Scholarship It covers the entire tuition fee, maintenance fee, books allowance, etc. 

Now that you are familiar with some of the famous Engineering scholarships, let us take a detailed look at them. 

Ratan Tata scholarship for Engineering Students 

This scholarship is provided to 20 students at a time by the Tata Education and Development Trust. For all those who aspire to pursue engineering from Cornell University, can avail this offer. Only the undergraduate students who are an Indian citizen and have secured admission at Cornell University can seek this scholarship. To know more about the application process, eligibility criteria and mandatory conditions, read our exclusive blog on Ratan Tata Scholarship

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Merit Cum Means Based Scholarship

For all those belonging to the minority communities of the country, this scholarship is your exclusive chance to secure a BTech degree. Candidates belonging to the communities like Sikhs, Christians, Jains, etc can apply for this scholarship. The aspirants family income must be lower than INR 2,50,00 per annum. 

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Indian Oil Corporation Engineering Scholarships 

Offered by the esteemed Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), out of all the Engineering scholarships, this one is specifically available for those who have an annual family income less than INR 1,00,000. If you have secured admission in the first year of the engineering program and fulfil the above-mentioned criteria, you can register to avail this scholarship as there are only 100 seats available. To know more about it, read our blog on Indian Oil Scholarship.

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VIT (Vellore Institute of Technology) University Ignite Scholarships

One of the renowned institutions of the country, VIT avails this exciting scholarship opportunity for the Engineering students. Your dream of acquiring the Engineering degree from an elite institution may come true through this scholarship. This scholarship is exclusively for those who have attained admission in the VIT in any of the Engineering branches. Via this scholarship, only 200 students will be selected for the grant. 

NTPC Scholarship Scheme: Engineering Scholarships 

For all the engineering aspirants belonging to SC, ST communities or are PwD, NTPC Scholarship Scheme comes as a ray of hope. Unlike the other Engineering scholarships, this one can be claimed by the 2nd year students only. Candidates must be enrolled into a full-time engineering program and should be a 2nd-year student to be eligible to register for this scholarship.  

Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana Fellowship 

Offered the prestigious Department of Science and Technology of the Indian Government, Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana Fellowship can enable you to pursue your dream engineering course from the institution of your choice. Along with engineering, it also opens for the candidates willing to secure their career in the fields of Medicine and Science. Before registering for the scheme, here are the eligibility criteria for it- 

  • At least 60% in 10th and 12th class for General students 
  • Minimum 50% in 10th and 12th class for SC/ St students

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These were some of the Engineering scholarships that can help you in your higher education. Do you know most of the universities abroad offer exciting scholarships and grants to international students? To get a hold of such financial aids, get in touch with Leverage Edu and skyrocket your career!

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