Reliance Foundation Scholarships are a pioneering initiative aimed at nurturing India’s technology leaders of tomorrow. Reliance Foundation will identify and support 100 of India’s brightest first-year undergraduate and postgraduate students who are pursuing degree programmes in Artificial Intelligence, Computer Sciences, Mathematics and Computing and Electrical and/or Electronics Engineering

Reliance Foundation Scholarships

Quick Overview of Reliance Foundation Scholarship

Name of the ScholarshipReliance Foundation Scholarships 2021-22
AuthorityReliance Foundation
Year2021-2022
AimTo support higher-level education of Meritorious Students
BeneficiariesUndergraduate and Postgraduate Students
CoursesArtificial Intelligence, Computer Science, Mathematics and Computing, and Electrical or Electronics Engineering
Number of Slots100 (60 UG and 40 PG)
Scholarship AmountUp to Rs. 4 Lakhs for UG Students
Up to Rs. 6 Lakhs for PG Students
DurationThe entire duration of the Course
Mode of applicationOnline
Last date to Apply14 February 2022
Announcement of Shortlisted CandidatesJune 2022
Date of Virtual InterviewExpected June 2022
Final Selection of CandidatesTo Be Announced
Amount Disbursement ModeOnline through Direct Bank Transfer Window or DBT
Official sitewww.scholarships.reliancefoundation.org
Quick Overview of Reliance Foundation Scholarship

Up to 60 undergraduate students will receive a grant of up to INR 4 Lakh each, while up to 40 postgraduate students will be awarded up to INR 6 Lakh each for the duration of their degree. 

Reliance Foundation Scholars will also gain valuable opportunities to interact with leading global experts, apply for mentoring and internships, volunteering opportunities, a strong alumni network and will join a vibrant community of scholars who will be at the forefront of leading India’s journey in technological innovation. 

Scholarship features:

  • Nurturing India’s talented youth who have the potential to become future leaders of tomorrow for the benefit of society.
  • The Reliance Foundation Scholarships will identify and select the best and brightest students in India through a rigorous and competitive selection process.
  • We welcome applicants from all socio-economic backgrounds and scholarships will be granted on the basis of merit.
  • Up to 60 undergraduates and 40 postgraduate scholars will be selected.
  • At the undergraduate level, the total amount of scholarship available over the duration of the degree programme, will be up to Rs/INR 4 Lakhs.
  • At the postgraduate level, the total amount of scholarship available over the duration of the degree programme, will be up to Rs/INR 6 Lakhs.
  • 80% of the funds will be granted in advance at the start of each academic year, to use for tuition and direct academic expenses. The remaining 20% of the funds will be granted upon request to support professional development, including indirect academic and personal development expenses, including conference related expenses.
  • Scholars will also benefit from additional engagement and development activities (including the chance to attend talks and workshops with leading global experts, opportunities to apply for mentoring/internships, volunteering opportunities, a strong alumni network and more), and will join a vibrant community of scholars that will be at the forefront of creating and building a new India.

Eligibility

The following are the eligibility criteria to apply for the Reliance Foundation Scholarships: 

  • Open for Indian nationals only.
  • Applicants must be currently enrolled full-time in the first year of undergraduate or postgraduate degree programme in the following subjects: Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Sciences
  • Mathematics & Computing and 
  • Electrical and/or Electronics Engineering. 
  • Applicants must fulfil the following academic criteria
    • For Undergraduate Scholarships: Applicants who secured a rank of 1-35,000 in the JEE Main (Paper 1) Examination can apply.
    • For Postgraduate Scholarships: Applicants who secured a score of 550-1,000 in the GATE examination, OR applicants who have not attempted GATE and have scored 7.5 or above in their undergraduate CGPA (or % normalised to CGPA) can apply.
  • Applicants from all institutes in India are eligible, subject to meeting the eligibility criteria.

Benefits:

For Undergraduate students: Up to INR 4,00,000 over the duration of the degree
For Postgraduate students: Up to INR 6,00,000 over the duration of the degree

Scholars will also benefit from a strong development programme that will nurture their skills to innovate for social good, including expert interactions, industry exposure and volunteering opportunities.

Documents

Applicants are required to upload the following documents at the time of application:

  • Passport photograph
  • Address Proof (for address ticked as preferred physical correspondence address)
  • Current Resume
  • Marksheet of 10th Class Board Examination
  • Marksheet of 12th Class Board Examination
  • Marksheet of JEE Main Entrance Examination (for Undergraduate students) OR Marksheet of GATE Entrance Examination (for Postgraduate students, if applicable)
  • Official transcript/ Marksheet of your undergraduate degree (for Postgraduate students)
  • Bonafide Student Certificate of current college/institution of enrollment, or Student ID Card
  • 2 Reference Letters: 1 academic and 1 character

If Applicable: 

  • Experience certificate/ letter/s from work experience/ internships 
  • Official Disability Certificate 
  • Family Income Proof (Students with household income of 10 lakhs or less)

How can you apply?

  • Open the official website: www.scholarships.reliancefoundation.org
  • You will open the ‘Reliance Foundation Scholarships 2021-22’ official page.
  • Fill the online Eligibility Questionnaire. 
  • If you fulfil the eligibility criteria, you will be sent an email invitation with log-in information to apply through Reliance Foundation’s application portal.
  • Log in to the application portal using the username and password received on email.
  • Fill the scholarship application form and upload necessary documents. 
  • Submit the application.

Contact

In case of any queries, please reach out to:

WhatsApp: 7977100100 (Please text ‘hi’ on WhatsApp)
Email: RF.Scholarships@reliancefoundation.org

Important Date

The last date to apply for the scholarship program is 14th February 2022.

Eligible Courses for Reliance Foundation Scholarships

  • B. Tech. and M. Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering (5-year, Dual Degree)
  • B. Tech. in Computer and Communication Engineering
  • B. Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering (Cyber Security)
  • B.S. in Mathematics and Scientific Computing
  • B.Tech and M.Tech in Mathematics and Computing
  • B.Tech. in Artificial Intelligence
  • B.Tech. in Computer Engineering
  • B.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering
  • B.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering- Artificial Intelligence
  • B.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering – Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
  • B.Tech. in Data Science & Engineering
  • B.Tech. in Information and Communications Technology
  • B.Tech. in Information Technology
  • B.Tech. in Mathematics and Computing
  • Integrated M.Sc. in Mathematics and Computing
  • Integrated M. Tech. in Mathematics and Computing
  • M.E. Big Data and Data Analytics (2 year)
  • M.E. Cloud Computing
  • M.S. (Research) in Computer Science and Engineering
  • M.S. Computer Science
  • M.Sc. in Applied Mathematics and Computing
  • M.Sc. in Applied Statistics and Data Analytics
  • M.Sc. in Mathematics and Computing
  • M.Sc. Mathematics and Computing program
  • M.Sc. in Mathematics and Scientific Computing
  • M.Sc. Mathematics and Computing program
  • M.Tech. (Research) in Computational and Data Sciences
  • M.Tech. (Research) in Computer Science and Automation
  • M.Tech. (Research) in Computer Science and Engineering
  • M.Tech. (Research) in Computer Science andEngineering – Information Security
  • M.Tech. (Research) in Information Technology
  • M.Tech. Computer Science and Engineering
  • M.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering
  • M.Tech. in Artificial Intelligence
  • M.Tech. in Artificial Intelligence and Data Science
  • M.Tech. in Artificial Intelligence and Data Science (Inter-Disciplinary Dual Degree Programme (IDDDP)in AI and Data Science)
  • M.Tech. in Computational and Data Science
  • M.Tech. in Computer Applications
  • M.Tech. in Computer Science
  • M.Tech. in Computer Science and Data Processing
  • M.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering
  • M. Tech Computer Science and Technology
  • M.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)
  • M.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering (Information Security)
  • M.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering (Machine Learning)
  • M.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering (Spl. In Information Security)
  • M.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering with specialisation in Cyber Physical Systems
  • M.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering with Spl. in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • M.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering with Spl. in Big Data Analytics
  • M.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering with Spl. in Information Security
  • M.Tech. in Computer Science and Information Security
  • M.Tech. in Computer Technology
  • M.Tech. in Cyber Security
  • M.Tech. in Cyber Security Systems and Networks
  • M.Tech. in Data Analytics
  • M.Tech. in Data Science
  • M.Tech. in Industrial Mathematics and Scientific Computing
  • M.Tech. in Information Security
  • M.Tech. in Information Technology
  • M.Tech. in Networks and Information Security
  • M.Tech. in Robotics and Automation
  • M.Tech. in Software Engineering

Selection Procedure for Reliance Foundation Scholarships

The selection procedure of reliance foundation scholarship may include the following steps:

  • Screening of application form
  • Documents verification
  • Virtual interview

Eligible Institute for Reliance Foundation Scholarships

  • Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri Kerala
  • Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Bengaluru Karnataka
  • Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Chennai Tamil Nadu
  • Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore Tamil Nadu
  • Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur West Bengal
  • Indian Institute of Science Bangalore Karnataka
  • Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar Odisha
  • Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Mumbai Maharashtra
  • Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
  • Indian Institute of Technology Dhanbad Jharkhand
  • Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar Gujarat
  • Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Assam
  • Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad Telangana
  • Indian Institute of Technology Indore Madhya Pradesh
  • Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur Uttar Pradesh
  • Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur West Bengal
  • Indian Institute of Technology Madras Chennai Tamil Nadu
  • Indian Institute of Technology Ropar Punjab
  • Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee Uttarakhand
  • Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi Uttar Pradesh
  • Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal Karnataka
  • National Institute of Technology Calicut Kozhikode
  • National Institute of Technology Surathkal Karnataka
  • National Institute of Technology Rourkela Odisha
  • National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli Tamil Nadu
  • National Institute of Technology Warangal
  • Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU) Gandhinagar Gujarat
  • Vellore Institute of Technology, Chennai Tamil Nadu
  • Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore Tamil Nadu

About Reliance Foundation

Reliance Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Reliance Industries Ltd., has always worked with the single focus of building a more equitable nation. With the vision of empowering the most marginalised sections of our society, Reliance Foundation collaborates with social impact organisations and private and government stakeholders, creating lasting impact across India. With committed programmes, Reliance Foundation aims to create replicable and scalable models of development accessible to all.

FAQs

What is a Reliance scholarship?

The Reliance Foundation Scholarships aim to enable and propel India’s brightest youth, who are uniquely positioned to sit at the forefront of India’s technologically driven growth, to become the future leaders of tomorrow for the benefit of society. NURTURING INDIA’S BRIGHTEST STUDENTS TO CREATE TECH FOR SOCIAL GOOD.

Is it necessary to get enrolled in the eligible course in an eligible institute before applying for the scholarship?

Yes, at the time of submission of application for the scholarship you must enrol in an eligible course in an eligible institution.

Can I apply for the scholarship again if I have already availed of the benefits of the scheme?

Yes, you can apply for the scholarship again if you already getting the benefits of the scheme.

I am an NRI student can I also get the scholarship?

No, this program is only for the Indian citizens currently residing in India. You cannot apply even if you opt for the eligible course in an eligible institution.

How do I get selected for the scholarship?

You will be selected on the basis of Screening and shortlisting of applications along with document verification which is followed by a Virtual interview.

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