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The Tiara Special Grant is a one-time Grant for students who already have an offer of a place in a University overseas for Post Graduate Studies, with a scholarship/fee waiver and teaching assistantship to finance their study.

The Foundation hopes to award this grant to those who have the potential to be of consequence to others around them in later years.

Applications for The Tiara Grant has been suspended until further notice.

Award Amount

US$ 3500 for U.S. and £ 2200 for U.K. colleges.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Consistent academic record with a first class in the Sciences and in Economics and at least 55% in Humanities.

  2. You should be an Indian citizen, resident in India.

  3. Not more than 25 years of age.

  4. You must have an acceptance letter from a reputed University overseas for a Graduate Studies Programme with full financial support which can be in the form of committed Teaching / Research Assistantships and/Waiver of Tuition.

  5. You need to be proficient in English and at least one Indian language.

  6. Excellence in non-trivial extra-curricular activities

Appication Guidelines

Please download the application form/checklist and send it along with scanned copies of documents required.

You need to submit the following with your application:

1. A brief single page resume.

2. Two (2) recommendations from members of faculty.

3. Transcripts of marks.

4. A short (one page) statement of purpose written in your own words.

5. Evidence of excellence in non-trivial extra-curricular activities. 

6. An offer letter from the University where you have got admission for Post Graduate study in the academic year 2020-21.

7. Evidence of full financial support.

8. A passport sized photograph.


Step 1: Email Application Form along with the above documents by 15 July 2020

Step 2: Documents submitted will be verified with the concerned authority or board.

Step 3: Credentials will be evaluated and based on that the applicants will be shortlisted and notified.

Step 4: The final short listed candidates will be be invited for a personal interview with the Scholarship Committee.

Step 5: The final short listed candidates will be reimbursed 3 Tier AC Train fares if travelling from out of New Delhi on submission of a copy of the ticket. If coming in by air, a 3 Tier AC equivalent fare will be reimbursed.

Step 6: The Scholarship Committee will notify successful candidates.

Step 7: The Scholarship amount will be wired to the candidates' newly opened accounts abroad once they have joined their respective Universities.

The Trust maintains an unbiased approach in providing financial assistance to individuals. It may be therefore noted that awarding a scholarship to individuals is at the discretion of the Foundation and the decision made in this respect is final.

Please note: Only students with an offer from a reputed University with full scholarship, will be considered for this Special Grant.

(All applications must be sent through Email to . All relevant documents must be in low resolution but in legible PDF and attached with the application.)

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