Tamil Nadu Scholarship – A Complete List
S.No. Scholarship Name Provider Name Eligibility Conditions Award Details How to Apply
1 R. I. M. C. Dehradun Scholarship, Tamil Nadu Directorate of Collegiate Education, Government of Tamil Nadu The students studying in Rashtriya Indian Military College, Dehradun are eligible for this scholarship. INR 4,000 per month Apply offline through the Directorate of Collegiate Education
2 Deceased Government Servants Scholarship, Tamil Nadu Directorate of Collegiate Education, Government of Tamil Nadu The scholarship is applicable for the wards of deceased government servants who died in harness. Tuition fees, hostel fees and other admissible items of special fees up to UG level Apply offline through the Directorate of Collegiate Education
3 PhD Scholarship, Tamil Nadu Directorate of Collegiate Education, Government of Tamil Nadu The students pursuing the first year, second year or third year of full-time PhD research from a government or government-aided college of arts and science can apply. (Note: The students having M.Phil. qualification must be studying in the first or second year of PhD course) The applicant must have scored 60% marks in postgraduate degree. The students, who are pursuing a part-time course or are in receipt of any other scholarship are not eligible to apply. INR 3,000 per month Apply offline through the Directorate of Collegiate Education
4 EVR Nagammai Scholarship, Tamil Nadu Directorate of Collegiate Education, Government of Tamil Nadu This scholarship is applicable only for girl students who are pursuing postgraduate degree courses in Arts and Science from a recognised college in Tamil Nadu. Variable financial assistance Apply offline through the Directorate of Collegiate Education
5 CENTRAL SECTOR SCHEME OF SCHOLARSHP (CSSS) Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) Applied for UG first year students. Minimum qualification above 60 percentage (Higher Secondary) Community and Subject Based UG yearly INR 10,000  PG YEARLY INR 20,000 Apply online www.scholarships.gov.in
6 Scholarship to Son and Daughter of Differently Abled Persons, Tamil Nadu Commissionerate for Welfare of Differently Abled, Government of Tamil Nadu 1. The wards of any differently abled person holding the Identity card issued by the Welfare Board of Differently Abled can apply for this scholarship.      2.  The scholarship is applicable for studies from class 11th to Postgraduate level (including ITI/Polytechnic diploma courses). Financial assistance of up to INR 6,000 Apply offline through concerned District Office of Differently Abled Welfare
7 Scholarship for Differently Abled Students from Class 9th Onwards, Tamil Nadu Commissionerate for Welfare of Differently Abled, Government of Tamil Nadu 1.The scholarship is open to differently abled students studying in class 9th to postgraduate level (including Vocational, Professional, Medical and Engineering courses)                                                        2. The applicant should have scored at least 40% marks in the previous qualifying examination. Financial assistance of up to INR 7,000 per annum Apply offline through concerned District Office of Differently Abled Welfare
8 Scholarship for Differently Abled Students towards Purchase of Books & Note Books, Tamil Nadu Commissionerate for Welfare of Differently Abled, Government of Tamil Nadu Applicable for Differently-Abled students. The students studying in class 1 to 8. Scholarship of INR 100 per month (for students of class 1 to 5) Scholarship of INR 300 per month (for students of class            6 to 8) Apply offline through concerned District Office of Differently Abled Welfare
9 Free Education Schemes for BC, MBC & DNC students, Tamil Nadu Department of Backward Classes and Most Backward Classes and Minority Welfare, Government of Tamil Nadu The scholarship is open to students belonging to BC/MBC/DNC category who are pursuing a 3-year degree or polytechnic diploma course or professional degree course. The annual income of the family should not be more than INR 50,000. Tuition fees, examination fees, special fees and other compulsory fees up to INR 10,000 (approximate) Apply through the district office of Backward Classes and Minority Welfare
10 Incentive Scheme for Rural MBC/DNC Girl Students, Tamil Nadu Department of Backward Classes and Most Backward Classes and Minority Welfare, Government of Tamil Nadu The scheme is applicable for rural girl students belonging to MBC/DNC category who are studying in class 3rd to 6th. The annual income of the family should not be more than INR 25,000. INR 500 per annum to students of class 3rd to 5th                                    INR 1,000 per annum to students of class 6th Apply through the district office of Backward Classes and Minority Welfare
11 Thanthai Periyar Memorial Award, Tamil Nadu Department of Backward Classes and Most Backward Classes and Minority Welfare, Government of Tamil Nadu The top two boys and two girls of each district in Tamil Nadu who have scored highest marks in class 10th and are pursuing a Polytechnic diploma can apply for this scholarship.The scheme is open only for BC/MBC/DNC students INR 3,000 per annum for three years Apply through the district office of Backward Classes and Minority Welfare
12 Perarignar Anna Memorial Award, Tamil Nadu Department of Backward Classes and Most Backward Classes and Minority Welfare, Government of Tamil Nadu The top two boys and two girls of each district in Tamil Nadu who have scored highest marks in class 12th and are pursuing a Professional degree course (medical, engineering, law, etc.) can apply for this scholarship.
The scheme is open only for BC/MBC/DNC students
INR 3,000 per annum for four years or till the normal completion of course Apply through the district office of Backward Classes and Minority Welfare
13 Vidyadhan Scholarship Program Sarojini Damodaran Foundation Besides Tamil Nadu, the scholarship is also open for the residents of Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Kerala and Telangana.The applicant must have passed out class 10th / SSLC from the above-mentioned states.The annual income of the family should not exceed INR 2 Lakh. Up to INR 6,000 per annum for class 11th & 12th Apply online through Sarojini Damodaran Foundation’s website
14 National Talent Search Exam NTSE National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) The students of class 10th can apply for this scholarship. Note: The students studying through open schools or distance learning can also apply if they are below 18 years of age. INR 1,250 per month for class 11th and 12th INR 2,000 per monthfor under graduates and postgraduates For PhD students – the amount specified by UGC Apply offline through respective state liaison officer