College Board India Scholars Program

Key Information

Conducted By College Board and Global Alliance
Eligibility Students in class XI and class XII
Region India
Rewards Up to 100% waiver on tuition fee
Last Date of Application February 11, 2022

The college board India scholars program 2021 helps students aspiring to study in Indian universities to save their money by offering a discount while applying for the SAT exam. The college board India scholars program is a non-profit organisation run by India's college board. The students should attend the Scholarship Aptitude Test (SAT) and score a minimum of 1350 out of the total 1600 points to be eligible for the scholarship. 

The board conducts a college entrance exam four times a year called SAT, and the candidates who clear the exam can enrol for undergraduate courses in Indian universities. If the students secure top ranks in the SAT exam, the providers will waive 100% of their tuition fee. The last date to apply for the college board India scholars program SAT exam conducted on March 12th, 2022, is February 11th, 2022

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Eligibility Criteria

The students should be Indian citizens to apply for the college board India scholars program 2021. The eligible candidates can benefit from the scholarship in two ways. They are:

  1. The candidates applying for the SAT exam will obtain up to 90% discount on their SAT registration fees, which is up to INR 6,149 
  2. The top rankers in the SAT exam will receive scholarships at selected Indian universities. 

Eligibility Criteria for Discount on SAT Registration Fees

Applicants studying in class XI and class XII can apply for the discount vouchers and save up to 90% on the SAT registration fees. All the eligible candidates who apply for the SAT discount will obtain an SAT reduction voucher. The eligibility criteria are as follows: 

  • The candidate can be studying in class XI or class XII.
  • They should be Indian citizens.
  • The candidates with a family income less than INR 8,00,000 per annum will get a 90% discount on their SAT registration fee.
  • Those with a family income between INR 8,00,000 to INR 15,00,000 can get a 50% discount on their SAT registration fee.

Eligibility Criteria to Apply for Scholarship

The college board India scholars program provides scholarship opportunities to students enrolling in selected Indian universities. The candidates will receive the scholarship amount based on their family income. The eligibility criteria are as follows:

  • The candidates should be Indian citizens.
  • They should have passed the class XII exam.
  • The family income should not exceed INR 8,00,000 per annum.
  • The candidate should have secured a minimum of 1300 marks in the SAT exam. 
  • The candidates should have enrolled in an undergraduate degree in one of the selected Indian universities.

Note: The board will consider candidates who score 1300 or more marks in the SAT entrance exam as SAT India top performers.

College Board India Scholarship Benefits

In collaboration with the global alliance, the college board disburses scholarship amount to deserving candidates. The college board grants up to INR 1,60,000, and the global alliance members will cover the rest of the scholarship amount. The selected scholars will receive a standard scholarship amount until the completion of their course. The providers will waive 100% of the selected candidates' tuition fees until they complete their course.

How to Apply for College Board India Scholars Program?

The college board India scholars program prioritises students who come from lower-income families. Interested candidates can refer to these steps to know how to apply for the college board India scholars program:

Step 1 - The candidates should visit the official college board India scholars program website.

Step 2 - They should scroll down and click on the link 'register now'.

College Board India Scholars Program
College Board India Scholars Program

Step 3 - The candidates should click on the 'create account' button.

College Board India Scholars Program - Create an Account
College Board India Scholars Program - Create an Account

Step 4 - Fill in the registration form with the correct details.

Step 5 - After reading the terms and conditions, the candidates should tick the box and click on 'next'.

Step 6 - The candidates should upload the necessary documents and click on 'submit'.

Step 7 - They will now obtain a voucher code on their registered email ID.

Step 8 - The candidates should sign up to apply for the SAT exam.

Step 9 - While paying the SAT exam registration fees, the candidates should enter the discount voucher code sent to their mail.

Step 10 - After the payment, candidates will receive a confirmation email from the college board.

Step 11 - Next, they should upload the confirmation email on the buddy4study website.

Step 12 - The candidates should take a print-out of the confirmation page.

Colleges and Universities Under the Program

The candidates who enrol in one of the below colleges/universities under the college board India scholars program can avail the benefits of the scholarship:

  1. Ahmedabad University
  2. Ashoka University
  3. Azim Premji University
  4. Bennett University
  5. BML Munjal University
  6. FLAME University
  7. Manav Rachna University
  8. Manipal University
  9. SRM Institute of Science and Technology
  10. SVKM's NMIMS

SAT Exam

The candidates should score at least 1300 (out of 1600) in the SAT exam to be eligible to receive the college board India scholars program's benefits. The organisers conduct the SAT entrance exam in the following cities:

Amritsar Lonavala
Ajmer Madurai
Ahmedabad Pune
Bangalore Nagpur
Bhopal Mohali
Bhubaneswar Mussoorie
Bhilwara Mumbai
Chandigarh Nashik
Chennai Noida
Cochin New Delhi
Coimbatore Goa
Delhi NCR Raipur
Dehradun Ranchi (Jharkhand)
Guwahati Rajkot
Gurgaon Sohna (Haryana)
Hyderabad Suri
Jaipur Surat
Indore Trivandrum
Kolkata Visakhapatnam
Kodaikanal Vijayawada
Lucknow -

Essential Documents

The candidates should ensure the documents contain factual and accurate details. They should upload the mandatory documents in the prescribed format. The key documents to submit while applying for the college board India scholars program are:

  1. Previous mark sheets of the qualifying exams
  2. Certificates (if any)
  3. A copy of the candidate's address proof
  4. Passport size photos
  5. Identity proof
  6. Income certificate from the competent authorities
  7. Caste certificate (if required)

Selection Criteria

The students can present their skills required to complete the university-level courses by taking the SAT entrance exam. The organisers will select the candidates solely based on their SAT entrance exam scores. Several international colleges and universities globally accept the SAT entrance exam. The board will choose students who have scored at least 1300 in their SAT entrance exam for the scholarship program. 

Contact Details

In case of any queries, the candidates can reach out to the below numbers:

Contact Details
Telephone Number 866-630-9305
Email ID [email protected]
International Number +1-212-713-8000

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