3 scholarship and fellowship programmes you can apply to now!

Scholarship programmes from good companies, colleges or universities can be a blessing especially for meritorious students who are facing an economic crunch and find it hard to pay the fees.

Scholarship programmes can build confidence, increase exposure, and give a better idea about what to expect in the job industry after passing certain courses.

Check out these three major scholarship and fellowship programmes in India you can apply to now:


1. HDFC Bank Parivartan’s Covid Crisis Support Scholarship Program 2021

HDFC Bank Parivartan’s Covid Crisis Support Scholarship programme aims to support students who have been through Covid-led crisis and are studying in Class 1 to post-graduation level to continue their education.

  • Indian students who have either lost their parent(s)/earning members or whose earning family members have lost their employment (or livelihood) during the pandemic are eligible.
  • They must be currently studying in Class 1 to 12, Diploma, Undergraduate or Postgraduate (including professional and non-professional courses) level.
  • They should be enrolled and continuing their education. Annual family income must be less than or equal to INR 6,00,000 (6 lakh) from all sources.

Prizes and rewards: Up to INR 75,000

Last date to apply: 31-10-2021

Application mode: Online applications only

Url: https://www.indiatoday.in/education-today/scholarships/story/hdfc-bank-scholarship-for-meritorious-but-needy-students-benfeits-up-to-rs-75-000-check-details-1817501-2021-06-21

2. IET India Scholarship Awards 2021

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is inviting applications from undergraduate engineering students to reward their creativity, innovation, leadership and excellence.

The scholarship aims to recognize and nurture future engineering leaders of India.


  • Open for students studying in the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th year of a full-time regular undergraduate engineering programme (in any field) at an AICTE/UGC approved institution.
  • They must have cleared all regular credit courses in a single attempt. Applicants must have scored at least 60% in aggregate or equivalent CGPA of at least 6.5 in a 10-point scale in the semesters cleared so far.
  • Also, applicants must have obtained more than 60% marks or equivalent grades in Class 12 (or equivalent).

Prizes and rewards: Scholarships worth INR 5,00,000

Last date to apply: 15-08-2021

Application mode: Online applications only

Url: https://www.theiet.org/impact-society/awards-scholarships/scholarships-and-bursaries/

3. ISEC Bangalore Post-Doctoral Research Programme (PDRP) 2021

Institute for Social Economic and Change, Bengaluru is inviting applications for Post Doctoral Research Programme 2021 from Ph.D. degree holders. This fellowship is for a maximum of 5 years.


The fellowship is open for candidates who have completed the Ph.D. degree during the period of the last 10 years with at least two publications in refereed National/International journals.

Prizes and rewards: Certificate of completion of the PDR Programme

Last date to apply: 31-07-2021

Application mode: Via post only

Url: http://www.isec.ac.in/post-doctoral.html


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