(Scholarship) J. N. Tata Endowment Scholarships (JNTE) 2011–2012

The J. N. Tata Endowment Scholarships (JNTE) 2011–2012.

The Scholarship Program:
Inherent flexibility and transparency in the selection process define the uniqueness of the J.N.Tata Endowment Scholarship Program.

The scholarships are open to:

» All Indian nationals irrespective of caste, creed, community, socio-economic background, gender and geographical location.
» All age groups, upto the age of 45 years, covering the entire spectrum of scholars from fresh graduates to mid-career professionals and academics with several years of work experience.
» Scholars pursuing higher education in all areas and fields of study, with newly emerging fields of relevance to the country.
» Scholars pursuing higher studies irrespective of the course duration and the selected course being either a short term training program, or a full-fledged Masters or Doctoral program.

Who is Eligible?

» Only Indian nationals are eligible for the scholarship.
» Graduates of a recognised Indian University, with a consistently good academic record.
» Students in the final year of the degree course and those awaiting final year results.
» Academicians and other mid-career professionals, upto the age of 45 years, with experience in their fields, who wish to go abroad for further specialization.

How to Apply?

» Applications for the loan scholarships are invited by the Endowment once a year, through advertisements in leading Indian newspapers on the first Saturday of December, for the following academic year.
» The application is to be made on a prescribed form available in the Endowment’s Administrative Office from the first week of December till the dates specified.
» The prescribed application form can be obtained either personally, from the Endowment's Administrative Office on payment of an application fee of Rs. 100 by cash, or by sending a request by a 'money order' or ‘demand draft’ for the amount, giving the applicant's full name and address in the "Space for Communication".
» Completed application forms along with all the enclosures duly certified, should reach the Endowment's office on or before the dates specified for the year for which the scholarship is sought.
» Short listed candidates are required to come for a personal interview conducted by relevant subject experts in Mumbai during March – June. The personal interview is mandatory.

When to Apply?

» The Endowment awards a one-time loan scholarship; applications for which are to be made only at the beginning of the course.
» Candidates applying for the scholarship should have applied for admission to the university they plan to join.
» Students awaiting admission can also apply for the scholarship, the final award of which is subject to their securing admission and obtaining the relevant visa.
» If a separate selection round is held for the spring semester, applications for the same are received in the month of October of the previous year.


» Address
J.N. Tata Endowment,
Administrative Office,
Mulla House, 4th Floor,
51, M.G. Road, Fort,
Mumbai 400 001.

» Email 

» Telephone: (022) 6665 8282, 6665 7681, 6665 7198, 6665 7774

Courtesy: Dorabjitatatrust.org