Scholarships Based on Course Level

Key Information

Conducted By The government of India and private organisations
Eligibility Students from class 1 to post doctorate level
Region India and overseas
Rewards Up to INR 76,95,000
Last Date of Application August 31, 2023

The citizens of India can avail different kinds of scholarships based on course level that the government of India conducts. The principal purpose of various scholarship programs is to extend a helping hand to financially deprived students and compensate for their variable educational expenditures. The scholarships based on course level supports meritorious candidates and help them attain their higher education in their respective disciplines.

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List of Scholarships Based on Course Level

The scholarships based on course level incorporate different scholarships programs based on the level of degrees as undergraduate, postgraduate, and research programs in any stream. These scholarships support academically brilliant students whose families are economically backward. A list of scholarships based on course level is furnished below:

  • Phd Scholarships
  • MBBS Scholarships
  • MBA Scholarships
  • B.Ed Scholarships
  • BA Scholarships
  • M.Sc. Scholarships
  • LLM Scholarships
  • MS Scholarships
  • B.Tech Scholarships
  • M.Tech Scholarships
  • MA Scholarships
  • LLB Scholarships
  • B.Com Scholarships

Ph.D. Scholarships

The Ph.D. scholarships offer financial assistance to aspiring students who want to pursue Ph.D. or are already undertaking it. The government of India and various private institutions conduct scholarship programs that benefit needy students. A list of Ph.D. scholarships are mentioned below:


Eligibility Criteria 


IIT Roorkee Chemistry Department of Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Students holding a PhD degree.

INR 60,000

National Post Doctoral Fellowship

Students from ST/ SC or OBC backgrounds studying for Ph.D. and other courses.

INR 2,00,000

MOMA Scholarship

Students studying in classes 1 to Ph.D. level.

INR 20,000

Tata Innovation Fellowship

students studying Ph.D. and other courses.

INR 6,00,000

Post Matric Scholarship for Scheme for Minorities

Students of class 11 to Ph.D. levels.

INR 2,00,000

Swami Vivekananda Scholarship

Students of class 1 to Ph.D. levels.

INR 8,000

Aikyashree Scholarship

Students of class 1 to Ph.D. levels.

variable rewards

Maulana Azad Scholarship

Students of class 9 to Ph.D. levels.

INR 35,000

DCE Scholarship

Kerala students studying in class 10 to postgraduate degrees.

INR 20,000

National Overseas Scholarship for Scheduled Tribe Students

Students pursuing Ph.D. and other courses.

INR 11,50,000

WBMDFC Scholarship

Students from class 1 to Ph.D. levels.

INR 22,000

MBBS Scholarships

MBBS scholarships are a source of encouragement for underprivileged students having a weak financial background. These scholarship schemes are proposed by the central/state government and other private organizations and fund the education of worthy candidates by providing them with the required resources.


Eligibility Criteria 


Central Sector Scholarship Scheme

Candidates who are pursuing a regular course in Medical and Engineering in an institution sanctioned by AICTE, Medical Council on India (MCI), etc.

INR 20,000

Nirankari Rajmata Scholarship Scheme

Students pursuing technical/professional courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

100% reimbursement of their tuition fees

Swami Vivekananda Merit-Cum-Means Scholarship

Students of class 1 to Ph.D. levels.

INR 8,000

CCB Scholarship

Students pursuing MBBS and other courses.

80% of the tuition fees will be reimbursed

Nationwide Education and Scholarship Test

Students studying in 9th standard to postgraduate degree.

INR 1,00,000

IOCL Scholarship

Students in 11th/ ITI, Engineering, MBBS, and MBA courses.

INR 10,000

STS Scholarship

Students in the 4th year of their MBBS/BDS degree.

INR 25,000

Tata Trust Scholarships- Cornell University Tata Scholarship, NY

Indian students aspiring for MBBS abroad.

Various funding

Swami Dayanand Education Foundation Merit-Cum-Means Scholarship

Students pursuing professional degrees in engineering, medical, architecture, and other undergraduate courses.

INR 1,00,000

Sahu Jain Trust Loan Scholarship

Students studying professional courses in management, technical and medical fields.

INR 25,000

MBA Scholarships

The MBA scholarships assist financially poor students with strong academic backgrounds who lag because of financial constraints. The candidates aspiring for MBA and other professional courses are eligible for this scholarship program and will be rewarded with various funding. Different types of MBA scholarship schemes are given below:


Eligibility Criteria 


IOCL Scholarship

Students pursuing ITI, engineering, MBA, and other courses.

INR 3,000 per month

IDFC FIRST Bank MBA Scholarship

Students enrolled in MBA courses across India.

INR 2,00,000

IIM Ahmedabad Research Assistantship (EPABA)

Students pursuing an MBA degree.

INR 40,000 per month

Ericsson Empowering Girl Scholarship Program

Female students studying in the 2nd year of Engineering or MBA courses.

INR 75,000

Mahatma Gandhi Scholarship

Candidates studying MBA and other master's courses.

Tuition fee remission of upto 50%.

IIM Ahmedabad Research Associateship (SWE)

Students studying MA, MBA, and PhD courses.

Monthly remuneration

SSE (Stockholm School of Economics) MBA Scholarship

Indian students pursuing an MBA in the parent college of Sweden.

Tuition fee waiver and VAT of SEK 495,000.

MakeMyTrip' Padhte Raho, Badhte Raho' Scholarship

Students studying in class 1 to postgraduate levels.

INR 50,000

University of Queensland MBA Scholarship

International students applying for a master's degree in business and management.

25% of the tuition fee for 2 years.

B.Ed Scholarships

The B.Ed scholarships are conducted put forth by central and state governments in cooperation with some private entities for students pursuing their academic careers in B.Ed. The scholarship schemes provide financial support to the candidates belonging to economically weaker sections of society.


Eligibility Criteria 


Tata Trust Scholarship for B.Ed and D.Ed Students

Meritorious students of North-East India.

Waiver on the tuition and other institutional fees.

Vidyasaarathi MPCL Scholarship

Students pursuing their education in Nursing, ITI and B.Ed courses.

INR 8,000

CARE Rating Scholarship Scheme

Meritorious students pursuing MBA/ PGDM/ B.Ed/ B.Sc and Bachelors of Designing.

INR 25,000

UGC Emeritus Fellowship

Retired teachers from universities and colleges approved under the UGC Act.

INR 10,000 per month and other benefits.

Widow-Abandoned Chief Minister (B.Ed.) Sambal Yojana

Abandoned/divorced female candidates studying/working in any state/non-state training institute of Rajasthan.

Reimbursement of institution fees.

BA Scholarships

BA scholarships are conducted by the Indian government and some international institutions. The scholarships aim to motivate the students pursuing BA courses to achieve higher. These scholarships provide financial help to meritorious students who cannot afford educational expenses. Furnished below is a list of essential BA scholarships.


Eligibility Criteria 


Cultural Talent Search Scholarship Scheme

Students falling in the age group between 10 to 14 years.

INR 9,000

Inlaks Shivdasani Scholarship

Candidates should have a first-class degree from a recognized university.

USD 1,00,000

Fulbright Foreign Student Scholarship Program in the USA

Students studying PG and PhD courses.

Various rewards

Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Scholarship

Students studying UG, PG, and PhD courses.

750 Euros and other benefits.

Saryu Doshi Graduate Fellowships in Liberal Arts & Sciences

UG student from a recognised Indian university.

INR 3,00,000

Scheme for Scholarships to Young Artistes in Different Cultural Fields

Students of age group from 18 to 25 years.

INR 5000 per month

M.Sc. Scholarships

M.Sc scholarships are initiated to provide financial assistance to the students to complete their education and help them in fulfilling their educational goals. These are conducted by the central and state governments along with other private companies.


Eligibility Criteria 


IISER Tirupati DST-SERB Junior Research Fellowship

Students studying M.Sc and other courses.

INR 31,000 plus HRA allowances per month

IIT Kanpur Department of Mathematics and Statics Junior Research Fellowship

M.Sc and Ph.D. students.

INR 31,000 per month

Zoological Survey of India NRC Junior Research Fellowship

Students studying M.Sc courses.

INR 31,000 per month

Bihar Agricultural University SERB-DST Senior Research Fellowship

Students holding M.Sc. degree

INR 35,000 and HRA

INSPIRE Programme

Students having Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Basic and Natural Sciences.

INR 80,000

Jawaharlal Nehru University School of Environmental Science Research Associateship

Students who have completed their masters degree in Environmental Sciences, Geology, Biochemistry, Physical sciences, and Chemistry.

Monthly remunerations

IIT Jodhpur Senior Research Fellowship

Students with M.Sc or degrees.

INR 35,000

ABV-IIITM Gwalior DST-SERB Junior Research Fellowship

M.Sc students in India.

INR 35,000

LLM Scholarships

The LLM scholarships benefit those candidates who want to pursue their post-graduate law degrees. The government of India motivates young talented minds to attain their post-graduation without financial hurdles.


Eligibility Criteria 


The Felix Scholarship

Academically proficient students aspiring their postgraduate studies from the university of UK.

Various scholarships rewards.

The Rhodes Scholarship

Meritorious students who are pursuing law courses.

Multiple benefits.

Inlaks Shivdasani Scholarship

Meritorious law students.

INR 76,18,250

OCSI Scholarship

Candidates enrolled in MPhil, LLM, BCL, Diploma, CASM or Part III Maths, MBA, PGCE etc.

INR 2,00,000

Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship

Students aspiring for a Masters degree should not be residents of Hungary.

Several benefits

Commonwealth Scholarship

Candidates who are undergraduates and permanent residents of a commonwealth country.

Total funding of tuition fees and living expenses.

Chevening Scholarship

Students pursuing their full time master's degree in the UK.

Several monetary benefits.

The Schwarzman Scholarship

Candidates who wish to pursue their master's degrees abroad.

Various monetary aids.

Fulbright-Nehru Master's Fellowship

Graduate from a recognized university with an aggregate of 55% and 3 years of work experience in the relevant field.

Total funding of tuition fees and living expenses.

J.N. Tata Endowment

Student aspiring master’s degree.

INR 10,00,000

MS Scholarships

The government of India offers MS scholarships for meritorious candidates who are willing to pursue higher studies in MS and such professional programs. The purpose of the MS scholarships is to empower them to obtain their master's degrees without any economic restraints. A list of MS scholarships are provided below:


Eligibility Criteria 


Aga Khan Foundation Scholarship

Students aspiring for a Master's degree having 30 years of age with an exceptional academic record.

Variable monetary rewards.

Generation Google Scholarship

Students willing to study in the US or Canada.

USD 10,000 

AAUW International Fellowships

Academically competent women candidates.

INR 13,85,190

Inlaks Scholarship

Students aspiring to pursue master's from American, UK, and European universities.

INR 76,95,300

Global Study Awards

Students of age 18 years or above and must have taken an IELTS exam organized by the British Council.

INR 10,13,020

Narotam Sekhsaria Foundation Scholarships

Students should hold an undergraduate degree.

Interest free loans

Stanford Reliance Dhirubhai Fellowship

Meritorious student aspiring masters degree from Stanford.

USD 150,000

KC Mahindra Scholarship

Indian student having an undergraduate degree and enrolled in a reputed foreign university. 

INR 8,00,000

SN Bose Scholarship

Meritorious students enrolled in top universities in the US.

Variable Monetary Rewards

B.Tech Scholarships

The B.Tech scholarships are incorporated by the state government and other private organizations to financially support the students aspiring for higher education by proposing several B. Tech scholarship schemes. The primary aim is for impoverished applicants to continue their technical education. The applicants with a strong academic background can benefit from the following scholarships.


Eligibility Criteria 


UPESEAT Scholarship for B.Tech Students

Meritorious students enrolling for BTech degree at UPES.

50% refund on the tuition fee.

Rolls-Royce Unnati Scholarships for Women Engineering Students

Female candidates pursuing the 1st, 2nd or 3rd year of BE/BTech degree.

INR 35,000

DXC Progressing Minds Scholarship

Students pursuing 1 year of B.E./ B.Tech undergraduate engineering degree in information technology or any other affiliated courses.

50% of the total course fees or INR 40,000 whichever is less.

Samsung Star Scholarship

Students pursuing B.Tech or dual degree (B.Tech/ M.Tech) at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) or National Institute of Technology (NIT).

INR 2,00,000

L&T Build India Scholarship

Students of core civil engineering and electrical engineering with minimum 70% marks in B.E./ B.Tech.

INR 13,400 (per month)

IET India Scholarship

Students enrolled in UGC/AICTE with minimum  60% marks in previous exams.

INR 5,00,000

Sitaram Jindal Foundation Scholarship

Students of classes 11-12/ ITI/ Diploma/ B.Tech/ bachelor's and master's courses.

INR 2,500 (per month)

ONGC Scholarship

Students pursuing undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in geophysics/geology subjects.

INR 48,000

Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj Scholarship

Students pursuing a professional/ technical diploma course to postgraduate level.

100% reimbursement of the exam and tuition fees

Ratan Tata Scholarship for Engineering students

Engineering students who wish to pursue their graduation at Cornell University.

Fee waiver for the tuition fees and other benefits.

Timken Scholarship

Candidates with a minimum score of 50% in their SSC/HSC and Diploma exams.

INR 75,000

M.Tech Scholarships

M.Tech scholarships aim to provide the required financial assistance to the students pursuing M.Tech courses by sponsoring several programs. These programs are to encourage and nurture young talents. A list of various M.Tech scholarships is listed below.


Eligibility Criteria 


Reliance Foundation Scholarship

Candidates should have secured a rank in the JEE (Main) or GATE exam.

INR 36,000

GLA University Admission Scholarship

Students pursuing B.Tech/ M.Tech/ Ph.D/ B.Pharma or M.Pharma.

INR 1,33,000

Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology Junior Research Fellowship

Students pursuing M.Tech/M.E. (GATE qualified)

INR 35,000

DRDO Scholarship Scheme for Girls

Students who scored minimum 60% in B.Tech/BE or equivalent degree.

INR 1,86,000

TATA Steel Millennium Scholarship

Candidates enrolled in the B.Tech/ Degree in Engg. in IITs/ IT BHU/ ISM Dhanbad/ PGDM courses in IIMS/XLRIs.

INR 50,000

Focus Area Science Technology Summer Fellowship

Students and teachers from North-Eastern India, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, and union territories of Jammu Kashmir and Ladakh.

Variable Rewards

ICMR-DHR International Fellowships

Candidates with M.D/ M.S/ Ph.D degree (M.D./ M.S./ M.D.S. or MBBS/ BDS/ MVSc./ M.Sc./ M.Pharma/ M.Tech or equivalent with Ph.D. in health/biomedical research

INR 22,85,217

DBT Junior Research Fellowships

Students pursuing research programmes in areas of Biotechnology and Life Sciences.

Fellowship stipend every month.

CSIR-IMTECH Chandigarh Internship Program

Students Pursuing M.Sc., M. Pharma, M. Tech., B. Pharma, B. Tech., MCA etc.

INR 25,000

Kashmir Education Initiative Post Graduate Scholarship Program

Undergraduates with minimum 70% 

Variable Monetary Rewards

MA Scholarships

The MA scholarships are provided to selected students pursuing post-graduation courses in arts who cannot pay their educational expenses. The government of India and some private organizations are offering significant scholarship programs for MA students to continue their higher education without any monetary restraints. A list of MA scholarships in India is tabulated below:


Eligibility Criteria 


NSP Post Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities

Minority students from class 11 to PhD level.

INR 1,200 (per month)

Sterling and Wilson Solar Scholarship

Students pursuing full-time Postgraduate courses.

INR 40,000

Central Sector Scheme of Scholarships for College and University Students

Students who have passed class 12  with minimum 80%


INR 20,000

Post-Matric Scholarships for Students with Disabilities

Students from class 12 to postgraduate degree.

INR 4,000

NEC Merit Scholarship

Permanent residents of North Eastern states who have passed class 10 or class 12 board exams.

INR 30,000

Post-Matric UP Scholarship

Students studying class 9 to PhD level or above.

Variable monetary rewards.

Post-Matric Scholarships for the Students of Minority Communities

Students from class I to PhD degree from minority communities.

INR 20,000

Swami Vivekananda Scholarship

Students studying in classes 11 and above.

INR 8,000

Symbiosis International Scholarships in India

International/Domestic students pursuing PG and UG degree programs.

Variable Rewards

Post Matric Scholarship for Minorities (Karnataka)

Permanent residents of Karnataka belonging to the minority communities, studying in class 12 to PhD level

INR 10,000 and other benefits

LLB Scholarships

LLB scholarships are offered to the students who aspire to become future advocates and judicial officers but might be deprived of good law education because of financial restrictions. The LLB scholarship schemes provide financial support and encourage worthy candidates to pursue higher education. Some of the top LLB scholarships are mentioned underneath.


Eligibility Criteria 


GEV Memorial Merit Scholarship

Students who have passed class 12 and law entrance exams.

INR 2,00,000

Aditya Birla Scholarship Programme

Students from select IIMs,  IITs, XLRI, BITS Pilani, and renowned law institutions in India.

INR 1,80,000

PNB Housing Finance Limited Scholarship

Students enrolled in Law, MBA/ PGDM, and C.A. programs at Army Institute of Law, Mohali.

Variable monetary benefits

Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship

Students who have passed class 12  with minimum 80%

INR 20,000

Quill Foundation Scholarship

Students who have passed 10+2 with minimum 60% marks in English optional/elective subjects.

Mentorship, training and other benefits.

Post-Matric Scholarship for Minorities

Students from class 1 to PhD degree from minority communities.

INR 20,000

Post-Matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

Students from class 12 to postgraduate degree.

INR 4,000

Nirankari Rajmata Scholarship Scheme

Students from class 12 to postgraduate degree, including professional/technical courses.

Entire tuition fee reimbursement.

Fully Funded Science & Law School Scholarship

Students across the world pursuing UG/ PG/ Doctorate or law program from top 1,000 QS ranked institutions.

Full educational and other expenditures covered.

B.Com Scholarships

B.Com Scholarships are government initiatives for bright students with financial limitations. These scholarships motivate and support academically brilliant students and present them with various monetary rewards and other benefits covered under B.Com scholarships. Eligible candidates can apply for the following B.Com scholarship and receive multiple benefits.


Eligibility Criteria 


Marubeni Scholarship

Students who have passed the class 12 board exam.

INR 40,000

Sitaram Jindal Foundation Scholarship

Students pursuing class 12  to PG in ITI, diploma and other professional courses.

INR 3,200 (per month)

MakeMyTrip' Padhte Raho, Badhte Raho' Scholarship

Students from class 1 to postgraduate degree.

INR 50,000

Kotak Shiksha Nidhi Scholarship

Students from class 1 to undergraduate.

INR 1,00,000

HDFC Ltd's Badhte Kadam Scholarship

Students from class 9 to 12 and professional undergraduate degree courses.

INR 1,00,000

WBMDFC Scholarship

Students of West Bengal studying in class I to PhD level.

INR 33,000

BYPL SASHAKT Scholarship

Students studying in the final year (any stream) of Undergraduate program.

INR 30,000

Sarla Devi Scholarship

Students pursuing undergraduates in different streams.

INR 75,000

CLP India Scholarship Scheme

Students pursuing 10+2 and higher courses.

INR 18,000

Azim Premji University Undergraduate Scholarship

Students who have passed class 12 board examination.

Full tuition fee waiver along with other benefits.

Application Process for Scholarships Based on Course Level

The candidates applying for scholarships based on course level may apply by submitting an online application form on the different portals. All the vital documents should be valid and kept handy before proceeding further. The simplified steps to apply for scholarships based on course level on all portals are given below.

Step 1: Eligible candidates should visit the official website of the scholarships based on the course level.

Step 2: After opening the homepage, users should register themselves and get the login details.

Step 3: Applicants can select the desired scholarship and fill in the requested information in the application form.

Step 4: After filling in the information, the candidates must cross-check the form, whether the filled information is correct, and upload the documents needed.

Step 5: The application form can now be submitted to end the process.

Note: The application process might differ for various scholarships.

Essential Documents

The candidates eligible to apply for the different scholarships must submit the required documents. The applicant must fulfill the eligibility criteria of the scholarships and present valid documents while applying for the scholarships. A list of essential documents is presented below:

  • Photograph
  • Aadhaar card
  • I.D. proof
  • Fee receipt
  • Marksheets
  • Income certificate
  • Bank details
  • Reference letter
  • Admission proof
  • Minorities certificate
  • Disability certificate
  • Caste certificate
  • BPL card
  • Migration certificate
  • Recommendation letter from the head of the institution

For more details, visit our Scholarships 2023 Directory.

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