The Tata Scholarship is a scholarship program that was launched by the Tata Education and Development Trust. This scholarship allows Cornell University to provide financial aid to undergraduate students from India. The primary intention of the Tata Scholarship is to support approximately 20 scholars at any given time. The scholarship has been established to ensure that the very best Indian students have access to Cornell University, regardless of their financial circumstances, thus making it a need-based scholarship program. Recipients will receive the scholarship for the entire duration of their undergraduate studies at Cornell University, as long as the student completes his/her undergraduate degree at Cornell University. The scholarship will be awarded annually; recipients will receive the scholarship for the duration of their undergraduate studies at Cornell.
The selection of scholars for the Tata Scholarship involves a multi-stage process. The scholars will be selected after a thorough assessment of merit and financial needs of all the applicants. The selection process includes:
Terms and Conditions
The continuation of the scholarship depends on the good academic performance of the scholars in the examinations conducted by their respective universities.
Renewal cases of stipend holders who are not promoted to the next year will not be considered for further renewal.
Preference will be given to following candidates:
Preference will be given to qualified students accepted to the College of Architecture, Art, and Planning; the College of Engineering; the Applied Economics and Management major in the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business; and majors across colleges in the biological sciences, physical sciences, and other “hard” sciences, as well as the social sciences
Required documents will be conveyed to applicants after successful registration.