Friday, 9 August 2013

Sir Ratan Tata Trust Scholarship

The Trust awards merit scholarships to students pursuing undergraduate and post-graduate studies in India. The objective of the programme is to encourage outstandingly meritorious / deserving students to pursue academic excellence. 

The Enrollment for the 
Sir Ratan Tata Trust Scholarship begins this September:

Studies in India Programme 2013 - 2014
Forms issued:September 18, 19 and 20, 2013
Last date of submission:September 30, 2013
Timings:10.30 a.m. to 12.00 noon.
(Trust Office is closed on Saturdays and Sundays)

For the financial year 2013 -14, scholarship forms from the Trust Office will be issued to the following course of study only:
Sr. NoCourseUndergraduatePostgraduateCut-off percentage
1.Architecture2nd year onwards1st year onwards70 %
2.Catering & Hotel Management (Diploma/Degree after 12th/HSC)2nd year onwards1st year onwards70 %
3.Fine Arts (BFA/MFA)2nd year onwards1st year onwards70 %
4.LL.B. (three year course)2nd year onwards-70 %
5.LL.B. (five year course)2nd year onwards-70 %
6.LL.M-1st year onwards70 %
7.Education (M.Ed.)-1st year70 %

Terms & Conditions for applying:

Students will NOT be issued forms if:
(a) The student is waived from paying tuition fee;
(b) The student has already received full scholarship from trusts / organisations;
(c) The student is receiving a stipend
All students who have passed their 12th (HSC) and have secured admission to the 1st year architectural or LLB (five year) courses are NOT eligible for the scholarship.
No forms will be issued to students studying diploma, part-time, correspondence or certificate courses.
Only one student per family may benefit from the scholarship, each year.
The Sir Ratan Tata Trust awards scholarships to students studying in India coveringtuition fee only at the undergraduate or postgraduate level.
Hostel and other fee are not covered under the scholarship.
Travel Grants: 
Travel grants are provided to the students proceeding for post-graduate and doctoral studies and for professionals proceeding for their mid-career programmes or to attend relevant and meaningful seminars and conferences abroad.
The grant to students consists of only a partial international airfare from India to the university / organisation abroad. The students proceeding for fall session (July, August and September) are requested to submit their personal application to the Trusts, after finalising the university they intend to join. The last date for applying to the Trusts is May 31 every year. Students proceeding abroad for the spring session are requested to contact the Trusts three / four months prior to their departure, after finalising the university.
The grant to professionals offers partial travel assistance towards return international airfare and visa fees. Professionals are requested to apply three / four months prior to their departure.
A travel grant application can be made with the following documents
A written application from the student / professional
Statement of purpose
Updated resume
In case of students, confirmed admission letter from the university abroad stating details of admission (no email accepted)
In case of professionals, letter of invitation from organisers (no emails accepted), along with letter of leave of absence from employers
Also, mention the mode of presentation - oral / poster (Applicable for individuals travelling for conferences)
Recent pay slip/s of all earning members in the family
The Trusts maintain an egalitarian and professional approach in granting the various forms of financial assistance to individuals. Hence it may be noted that awarding financial assistance to individuals is at the discretion of the Trusts and the decision made in this respect is final.


The Secretary & Chief Accountant
Sir Ratan Tata Trust
Bombay House
Homi Mody Street
Mumbai - 400 001
Tel: 022 6665 8282
Fax: 022 6665 8013


  1. i m 2nd year engineering student... can i apply for scolarship ??? how to apply 4 scolarship??

  2. is this scholarship for engineering student??????

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  4. I appeared HSC , how can i get scholership?