Merit Based Scholarship For International Student 2020.

What do you understand about merit-based scholarships? The scholarships which are dispersed on the basis of a student’s academic merit are generally labeled under the merit-based scholarships section. Now the question arises, how will you identify such scholarships out of the thousands of options available? To make it less difficult for you, here is a selective list of some renowned merit-based scholarships announced every year.

So, if you are among the top rankers of your class, and looking for a scholarship to fund your schooling further, this list of merit-based scholarships available in India is positively going to assist you.

List of merit-based scholarships in India

S.No.Scholarship NameApplicable ForApplication Period*
1.Swami Dayanand College Scholarship for Delhi/NCRClass 12th passed students with minimum 85% marksNovember to December
2.Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme for Central Armed Police Forces and Assam RiflesStudents willing to pursue a professional program in graduation or post graduationAugust to December
3.SOF Scholarship of Excellence in English (S.E.E)Students of class 1 to 10July to December
4.L&T Build India ScholarshipStudents for final year BE/BTech degree in Civil/Electrical EngineeringNovember to December
5.INSPIRE Scholarship For Higher Education (SHE)Class 12 passed students pursuing BSc/BS/MS/Int. MSc courseNovember to December
6.Siemens Scholarship Program1st year govt. college B. Tech studentsJune to August
7.Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY)Class 11, 12 (PCM/B), BSc 1st year, Int. MSc 1st year studentsJune to August
8.11th All India Maths Science (AIMS) Talent ExaminationStudents of class 1 to 10thJuly to August
9.Dhirubhai Ambani Scholarship ProgrammeClass 12th passed studentsJune to August
10.National Scholarship ExamSchool students of class 5 to 12 and diploma/degree studentsApril to September
11.BTSE Bihar Talent Search ExaminationStudents of class 7th to 10thJune to August
12.National Science Concours (NSC)Students of class 6th to 12thJuly to November
13.J C Bose National Fellowship (Science & Engineering Research Board)Citizens up to 68 years of ageAlways Open
14.Nagaland State Merit ScholarshipClass 11th to Post GraduateMay to July
15.JM Sethia Merit Scholarship SchemeStudents enrolled in class 9 to 12, Graduation, PostgraduationMay to July
16.JSPN ScholarshipClass 11th to graduationMay to July
17.SIA Youth Scholarship in SingaporeClass 10th passed studentsJune to July
18.A-STAR India Youth ScholarshipClass 8th passed studentsJune to July
19.NBHM Scholarship for Post Graduate Studies in MathematicsGraduates in Mathematics or students enrolled/pursuing PG in MathematicsJune to July
20.J N Tata Endowment Loan ScholarshipGraduates/final year undergraduatesDecember to March
21.G.P. Birla Education Foundation ScholarshipClass 12th pass students from West BengalMay to July
22.Bighelp National Merit ScholarshipClass 10th passed studentsApril to June
23.RGIPT M. Tech FellowshipB. Tech/BEMarch to June
24.KSCSTE Prathibha Scholarship ProgrammeClass 12th passed students (Science)December to January
25.Abdul Kalam Technology Innovation National FellowshipProfessionals working in the Engineering profession in public-funded institutionsApril to August

*The application duration stated is tentative which may also change on the discretion of the scholarship providing authorities.