Tata Trust Scholarship 2021 - Different Schemes, Steps to Apply, Eligibility

Last Modified: 17 Apr 2024

Tata Trust is an arm of the Tata Group of Industries. It has been formed with the aim of doing philanthropic work in society. Since its inception, the Tata Trust works to bring about social development through community development and empowerment. In this direction, it gives scholarships and grants. These scholarships aim at promoting quality education among brilliant and underprivileged students. The Tata scholarships can be availed at different levels of studies.

The article enlists the application process, eligibility conditions, rewards, and more about the Tata Trust Scholarships.

Tata Trust Scholarship - Quick Overview

Scholarship Name

Tata Trust Scholarship

Scholarship Provider

Tata Trust

Scholarship Type

  • Merit-Based Scholarship
  • Research-Based Scholarship
  • Means Based Scholarship

For Class / Course



Varied for different scholarships

Award/ Benefits

Course fee waiver

Age Limit

Maximum 40 years of age



All (No Limitation)

Application Process


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Tata Trust Scholarship: Quick Overview

Deadline 31 Dec 2021
Class / Course ALL
Scholarship Type Post Graduate, Graduate
Awarded Amount Course fee
Age Limit 40 Years
Gender All
Religion All
State All
Country India
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Types of Scholarships and Grants given by the Tata Trust

Loan Scholarship for those students who want to study abroad

Those Indian students who want to pursue higher studies abroad can apply for the Tata Trust interest-free loan scholarship and avail the benefits.

Scholarships for pursuing Bachelors and Masters programmes

Tata Trust gives a number of scholarships to students pursuing various Bachelors and Masters programmes in different streams. This is one of the major scholarship exercises of the Tata Trust.

Research Grants

The Tata Trust gives special Clinical Fellowships to encourage researchers to carry on rare research in diseases like Pancreatic Cancer.   

Famous Tata Trust Scholarships for Individuals

J.N Tata Endowment for Higher Education

This scholarship is given to meritorious students for pursuing higher education in some of the world-renowned colleges/ institutes.

Lady Meherbai D. Tata Trust Education

This scholarship is meant for those Indian women who are graduates and want to pursue higher education abroad.

Young Researcher Award

This scholarship award is given to young scientists who are carrying research in the medical field.

Eligibility Criteria for J.N Tata Endowment for Higher Education

  • Candidates ought to be Indian Nationals and graduates of UGC recognized Indian Universities with a good academic record
  • Interested students must be Indian citizens as well as graduates of Indian Universities which are UGC certified.
  • The student must have a good academic record to get themself considered for the scholarship.
  • Last year students can also apply for the endowments
  • Working professionals up to 45 years of age can also apply for the endowment

Eligibility Criteria for Lady Meherbai D Tata Education Trust Scholarship

  • Only female candidates who are Indian citizens are eligible for the scholarship.
  • The candidates must have already applied to a university or have a confirmed admission in recognized institutions of USA, UK or Europe.
  • Good academic record, consistently.

Eligibility Criteria for Young Researcher Award

  • Individuals below the age of 40 years as of 31st March 2021 are eligible for this award.
  • A minimum experience of 4 years is required from the professional along with Bachelors or Masters Degree in Biological and Medical Sciences or any other Biotechnology related degree.
  • The candidate must have published or to-be-published research papers along with a regular position at an Indian University/Institution.

List of Other Tata Scholarships - Application Period and Awards

Scholarship Name

Application Period

Benefits/ Rewards

Tata Trusts Professional Enhancement Grant/ Travel Scholarship

December to March

Travel grant to professionals who want to study abroad for professional enhancement

J N Tata Endowment Loan Scholarships

January to March

Loan scholarship of up to ₹ 10 lakhs with travel assistance of up to ₹ 50,000 and gift scholarship of up to ₹ 7,50,000

Tata Scholarship - Cornell University, NY

October to January

Up to full tuition fee based on students’ financial requirement

Tata Trusts Means Grant for School, Maharashtra

October to December

Financial assistance to students of classes 8th to 10th in Mumbai

Tata Trusts Means Grant for College

October to December

Financial assistance from class 11th onwards (except engineering) for students based in Mumbai

Tata Trusts Medical and Healthcare scholarships

November to December

30 to 80% of tuition fee

Tata Trusts Women Scholarship for Neuroscience

October to November

Tuition Fee waiver and other related fees paid to the institute

Tata Trusts Scholarship for Speech Therapy

October to November

Tuition Fee waiver and other related fees paid to the institute

Tata Trusts Scholarship for D.Ed. & B.Ed.

October to November

Tuition Fee waiver and other related fees paid to the institute

Lady Meherbai D Tata Education Scholarship

March to April

Financial assistance for higher studies

Tata Housing Scholarship for Meritorious Girl Students

February to March

Scholarship amount of up to ₹ 60,000

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Tata Trust Scholarship - Application Process

  • Visit the official website and click on the ‘individual’ link.
  • Provide email ID for registration.
  • After successful registration, fill the online application form by providing details such as aadhar number, date of birth, name, bank details, category, etc.
  • Attach the required documents.
  • Check all the details and submit the application form.

Keep a check on the official website for regular updates related to the Tata Trust scholarship schemes.