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3 scholarship and fellowship programmes you can apply for by March 2022

School and college students pursuing graduation can benefit much from ace scholarship programmes. These can build confidence, increase exposure, and give a better idea about what to expect in the job industry after passing certain courses.

Getting through a scholarship program in reputed institutes, organizations or companies can change the career trajectory of young students. In such programmes, you will get to work beside the top students and faculty of India.

Check out these three major scholarship and fellowship programs in India you can apply to by March 2022:

1. KC Mahindra Scholarships for Post-Graduate Studies Abroad 2022

KC Mahindra Scholarships for Post-Graduate Studies Abroad 2022 is an opportunity offered by KC Mahindra Education Trust for graduate students to pursue postgraduate studies abroad.


  • Open for Indian candidates who have secured admission or applied for admission to pursue postgraduate studies abroad in various fields in reputable foreign universities for courses commencing from August 2022, but no later than February 2023.
  • Applicants must hold a first-class degree or an equivalent diploma of a similar standard from a recognized university.

Prizes and rewards: Interest-free loan scholarship up to INR 8 lakh

Last date to apply: 03-31-2022

Application mode: Online applications only

Url: https://www.kcmet.org/what-we-do-Scholarship-Grants.aspx

2. SERB Start-up Research Grant 2022

SERB Start-up Research Grant 2022 is an opportunity offered to PhD or MD/MS/MDS/MVSc degree holders. The aim of the scheme is to assist the researchers of the country to initiate their research careers in a new institution.


Open for Indian citizens who hold a PhD degree in Science or Engineering or MD/MS/MDS/MVSc degree and a regular academic/research position in any recognized academic institution or a national laboratory or any other recognized R&D institution

Prizes and rewards: Research grant of INR 30 lakh plus overheads for 2 years

Last date to apply: 01-03-2022

Application mode: via email only

Url: http://serb.gov.in/srgg.php

3 Kotak Shiksha Nidhi

Kotak Shiksha Nidhi invites applications from school and college students who have lost a primary earning member of their family due to Covid-19, for continuity of their education from Class 1 to diploma and graduation level courses


  • Loss of both parents
  • Loss of one of the parents
  • Loss of primary earning member of the family (other than parents)
  • Applicants must be school or college going students aged between age 6 to 22 years ie, class 1 to diploma or graduation course

Prizes and rewards: Terms and conditions apply Selection and the quantum of assistance under Kotak Shiksha Nidhi will be based on fullfilment of the eligibility criteria and will be at the discretion of the Kotak Education Foundation

Last date to apply: 03-31-2022

Application mode: Online applications only

Url: https://kotakeducationorg/kotak-shiksha-nidhi/

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