JN Tata Endowment higher studies indians
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JN Tata Endowment For The Higher Education of Indians [Rs.1 Lakh – Rs.10 Lakhs]: Register by March 12

About:
The JN Tata Endowment for the Higher Education of Indians has been helping Indian students since 1892 with loan scholarships for higher studies. People consider it a matter of great pride to be called a ‘JN Tata Scholar’. There are now more than 5,004 JN Tata Scholars all over the world.
Loan Scholarship Process:

  • The J. N. Tata Endowment awards a one-time loan scholarship to Indian nationals only at the beginning of the course for full-time Postgraduate/Ph.D./Postdoctoral studies/Research Fellowships, in all fields, irrespective of caste, creed, gender or community.
  • The amount to be awarded to each scholar by way of loan scholarship is determined on the basis of the norms laid down for the purpose and ranges between Rs.1,00,000/- and Rs.10,00,000/-.
  • The selected scholars may also be recommended for a gift scholarship and travel assistance from our allied Trusts as may be decided at the sole discretion of the Trustees of the concerned Trusts.
  • A gift scholarship can be for a maximum amount of Rs.7,50,000/- and the travel grant can be a maximum of Rs.50,000/-.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicants should be Indian nationals who are graduates of a recognized Indian University, with a consistently good academic record and other achievements to their credit.
  • Students in the final year of the degree course and those awaiting results are eligible to apply.
  • Candidates may apply even if they do not have the admission/offer letters, at the time of making the application, from the Universities to which they have applied for the academic year 2018-2019, and may, therefore, update their application status with the Endowment once they secure admission.
  • Mid-career professionals up to the age of 45, with a good academic record and experience in their fields, specialization or training may also apply.

Selection:
Candidates may note the following points.

  • Apart from consistent academic performance, we give importance to participation in both co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.
  • A good GRE/GMAT/TOEFL/IELTS score is extremely important for those applying overseas. If you have received a low GRE score, it may be advisable to improve upon it, to increase your chances of receiving the loan scholarship.
  • A good statement of purpose will make a significant difference to your chances. We have provided some guidance on our website on how you can construct a good statement of purpose.
  • After the initial screening of applications, candidates who are found suitable will have to undergo an online test, the date and time of which will be informed to them.
  • Candidates shortlisted based on the online test will be called for an interview.
  • Such candidates should mail scanned copies of the required documents before the time of the interview.

Registration:
Click here to apply.
Important Dates:

  • Registration for the application form will be available: March 12, 2018
  • The completed application forms will not be accepted after March 19, 2018.

Contact:
Phone: +91 22 66657774, 66657198, 66657681
Email:  jnte@tatatrusts.org, jntealumni@tatatrusts.org

For further details, please click on the link given here.

 

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