Government Scholarships

SCHOLARSHIPS – Categories of Scholarships available and sanctioned by the Government on proper application

Name of Scholarship

Sanctioning Authority

Eligibility Particulars, etc.

National Merit Scholarship

Director of Collegiate Education, Chennai.

On Merit basis

SC / ST / SCC Scholarship

District Adidravidar Welfare Officer

The students of Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), SCA and Converted Christians.

BC, MBC & DNC Scholarship

District Backward Classes Welfare Officer

  • To all the BC, MBC & DNC students

  • Parents Annual Income Limit is Rs. 2,00,000/-

  • Aided courses only

Merit cum Means Award

Adidravidar Welfare Officer, Chennai

  • SC / ST / SCA / SCC Students

Higher Educational Special Scholarship (HESS) Scholarship

District Adidravidar Welfare Officer

  • Hostellers

  • Parents Annual Income Limit is Rs. 2,00,000/-

  • Aided courses only

Fee Concession to children of Defense Services

Director of Collegiate Education, Chennai – 6.

  • Children of defence service personnel are eligible for fees concession only.

Scholarship to Children of Freedom Fighters

Director of Collegiate Education, Chennai – 6.

  • The students who are children of Freedom Fighters

EVR Nagammai Tuition Fee Concession Scheme to PG Students (Aided courses only)

Joint Director of Collegiate Education, Tiruchirappalli

  • Parental Annual Income Limit is Rs. 50,000/-

Farmer’s Children Welfare Scholarship

Tamil Nadu Government

  • For those students, whose parents have the Farmer’s Social Welfare Security Scheme Card issued by Tamilnadu Government

Minority Welfare Scholarship

Tamil Nadu Government

  • For the meritorious minority community students can apply.

  • Students should have not less than 50% marks at higher secondary/graduation level.

  • Parental Annual income Limit is Rs. 2,50,000.

Prize Money Award

Tamil Nadu Government

  • SC, ST, SCA and Converted Christian students who completed the course in UG / PG

  • First attempt with more than 60% of Marks

Central Sector Scheme Scholarship

Tamil Nadu Government

  • The children who scored above 955 marks in +2.

  • The renewal for remaining years during the course is must.

Beedi/Mine/Cine Workers Children scholarship

(Tamil Nadu Government

The Labour Welfare Commissioner Govt.of India)

  • Children of Beedi/Mine/Cine Workers (UG & PG)

Government Endowment Scholarship

Bharathidasan University

  • Meritorious students (College Toppers – I and II Place only)

  • All the toppers UG & PG can apply

Note :

  • No student is eligible for more than one scholarship.

  • Income Certificate issued by the Tamil Nadu Government.