The KC Mahindra Education Trust was founded by the late Mr. KC Mahindra in the year 1953, with an objective of promoting literacy and higher learning in the country. It is registered as a public Charitable Trust under the Bombay Public Trusts Act, 1950. Over the years, KC Mahindra Education Trust has undertaken a number of education initiatives, which make a difference in the lives of deserving and needy students. The trust has provided more than Rs. 440.34 million (8.81 million $) in the form of grants, scholarships and loans. These funds are derived from the trusts investment portfolio, the main donor of which is the Mahindra group of companies.
The KC Mahindra Scholarship for Post Graduate Studies Abroad is an interest free loan scholarship which is awarded to deserving graduates interested in pursuing their postgraduate studies overseas in various fields. This scholarship has been ongoing since 1956.
Who can apply: To be eligible, you are required to possess a First Class degree or equivalent diploma of the same standard from a recognized university. You must have secured admission or at least have applied for admission to a reputable university or institution abroad at the time of submission of the application form.
Students going abroad for undergraduate studies, seminars and conferences are not eligible for this scholarship.
Scholarship Amount: A maximum of Rs. 8 lakhs per scholar will be awarded to the top 3 KC Mahindra fellows. The remaining successful applicants will be given a maximum of Rs. 4 lakhs per scholar.
Application forms can be downloaded from the trust’s website and your applications should reach them latest by March 31, 2017.
For more details, visit KC Mahindra Scholarships for Post Graduate Studies Abroad’s Page.
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