Scholarship and Merit programs available for students in India | Higher secondary education to colleges

This article would help students who are looking for scholarship programs,seeking scholarship opportunities and scholarship websites online. You are done now. Here it is..

International community has recognized the talents of Indians, which is because of their education. IIT,IIM's,IISC has made Indian education proud by giving  world class competitive education.

Many Indian students preferred to go to US,Australia,Britain,Singapore and other foreign nationals to do their Masters degree. And the parents has to invest so much of money to study their even many foreign universities provide aid. Despite that Banks are providing education loans. We will see about Scholarships available for Indian students for their College,Higher secondary education. But still Indian education system stand high and need some modifications.

Indian government has also sighted the importance of education in India and planning to bring reforms. So there will be tremendous change in education system with more facilities and good infrastructure to support in the coming days.

Cost of education also plays a important role, one has to know how much student has to spend to study MBBS or Engineering in India. The fees of these specialized education courses have reached Himalayan height. So there is a shift where only those have money can study such High class education. To stop this trend, many volunteer have come forward to help students in completing their studies.

Now we could see many NGO, private organizations, even State and Central government awarding scholarship for poor students. The scholarship amount would vary based on which class they are doing like right from 9th std to +12 students. Not to forget, the corporate companies do help their employee kids education by providing proper scholarships.

Considering all these facts, there will be complete make over in the Indian education system  in the future to come.


Aamir Mustafa Kidwai Trust
Contact Person: Mrs Aziza Kidwai
B-28, West End Colony, New Delhi - 110021; Tel. 011-24670009, Mob: 09868679107
Scheme: Financial assistance & scholarships for pursuing higher studies to needy and meritorious persons belonging to educationally backward minorities.

Aga Khan Foundation (UK)
Aga Khan Foundation, Sarojini House, 6 Bhagwan Das Road, New Delhi 110001 
Scheme: University study in the UK for grad and post grad programmes

Agha Khan Program for Islamic Architecture, The
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77, Massacuhsetts Ave. Vomm 7-238, Cambridge M A 02139-4307 USA
Scheme: Three scholarships awarded every year for research & investigation in Architecture of the Muslim world.

Ajmal Foundation
Scholarships through Ajmal Talent Search Examination (Class III to XII); Apply by September end each year to appear in the exam. (Assam students only)
Secretary, ATS Examination, College Road, Hojai, Nagaon, Assam - 782435, India,Tel. 03674-254514, Fax: 253199, Mob: 9435062706

Al-Ameen Charitable fund Trust Super tannery (I) Ltd.
Jajmau Road, Jajmau, Kanpur - 208 010 (U.P.)
Scheme: Post Metric Scholarship for higher education

Al-Ameen Welfare Society
Zakat scholarships to deserving poor Assamese Muslim students. Deserving post matriculation students already admitted to educational institutions are eligible. There is no last date for application as these are given as long as the funds last. 
Contact: K.Z.N.AHMED, 21 Bagharbari Road, Panjabari, Guwahati-781037,Assam

All India Talent Identification And Promotion Trust
#7, SRK Garden, Jayanagar (E), Bangalore-41 Tel. 080-56969672, 6646861 
Email:;  Web:

Apex Life Scholarship, The
The Coordinator (SCI Deptt.)
APEX Life International, No. 250, First Floor,
Sant Nagar, East of Kailash, New Delhi - 110065
APEX Life Scholarships for the school and college students for higher
studies in India and overseas.


Shikka scholarship education program

Asha chennai scholarships for school students in Tamilnadu

DIRECTORATE OF GOVERNMENT EXAMINATIONS scholarship scheme for college students

This scholarship scheme based on students mark on +12 exams they secured. It covers all kind of students from History group,vocational group,commerce group,science group

HDFC Bank and Horlicks scholarship program for school students.

The HDFC Bank Meritus Scholarships is an initiative by which we intend to bring more opportunities to talented and deserving students.
We plan to give out over 5000 Scholarships ranging from Rs.2,500 to Rs.10 Lakh amounting to Rs.1.5 crore, to students from the 4th to the 9th standard.

A special panel of judges will evaluate the final shortlisted participants and decide the winners.

Evaluation will be based on the following parameters:
a. Academics: Last 2 years performance in school
b. Extracurricular activities and Sports: Competitions won in intra-school, inter-school, state level and national level
c. Final written tests

Sophia Merit Scholarships Inc - Scholarships will be awarded to students for pursuing Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Medicine after completion of higher secondary education. Download merit application form.

Foundation for academic excellence and access - Scholarship for Higher education

SIA YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP - sponsored by Singapore Ministry of Education in collaboration with Singapore Airlines

Sir Dorabji Tata Trust - Education for poor students

List of several scholarship and financial aid resources for high school juniors - From foreign countries

I wish this would help to choose your course and continue your education. Apply for the scholarships now and continue your education, make our country proud.

In the coming weeks I will post about Book banks available in India for Engineering,Medicine,Science and other college students. Good luck guys..

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