The J. N. Tata Endowment loan scholarships are awarded to Indian nationals for full time Postgraduate/PhD/Postdoctoral studies, in all fields (irrespective of caste, creed, gender or community). The awards are a one-time loan scholarship only at the beginning of the course.

Scholarship value: between Rs.1,00,000/- and Rs.10,00,000/- (all selected applicants do not necessarily qualify for the maximum amount); selected scholars may also recommend for a gift scholarship and travel assistance of maximum amount of Rs.7,50,000/- and the travel grant can be a maximum of Rs.50,000/-.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicants must be Indian nationals who have graduated from a recognized Indian University, with a consistently good academic record and other achievements to their credit.
  • Final year students 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 2017-2018.
  • Mid-career professionals up to the age of 45, with a good academic record and experience in their fields, specialisation or training may also apply.
  • Scholars going abroad for seminars, conferences and undergraduate studies are not eligible for a J. N. Tata Endowment Loan Scholarship.


  • Candidates applied before will have to update their application status with the Endowment once they secure admission.

Selection criteria:

  • Excellent consistent academic performance in both co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.
  • Good GRE/GMAT/TOEFL/IELTS score (for overseas scholarships)
  • Statement of purpose; must be written by applicant and free from plagiarism.

How to apply:

  • Apply online by registering yourself on the official website with a recommendation letter.
Quick Overview————-
Organization The J.N Tata Endowment for the Higher Education of Indians
Fellowship Level Master’s/PhD/Postdoc
Country India
Subject areas All disciplines
Fellowship amount between Rs.1,00,000/- and Rs.10,00,000/-
Eligibility Open to Indian nationals

8th March 2021


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