Reliance Foundation Scholarships 2023 – 2024 (Application Guide

February 1, 2023

With the help of Reliance Foundation Scholarships, deserving students can pursue further education, develop into young professionals, and propel India’s economic development.

Over 600 million Indians, or half the country’s population, are under the age of 25. The Reliance Foundation is dedicated to improving Indian youth’s access to higher education. The Reliance Foundation Undergraduate Scholarships are designed to enable up to 5,000 deserving individuals to complete their education without worry about money by providing funding for their undergraduate college education based on a merit-plus-means standard. The Scholarships are designed to help students pursue their aspirations, become successful professionals, and realize their potential to improve their communities, themselves, and India as a whole.

You can apply if you are a first-year undergraduate student in any subject stream with a household income under Rs. 15 lacks.

Over the course of their degree program, selected scholars will get a stipend of up to 2 lakhs. Along with the scholarship money, the Reliance Foundation Undergraduate Scholarships will give recipients the chance to join an active alumni network and a supportive network that will have a long-term impact on their personal and professional trajectories.

‌Benefits of Reliance Foundation Scholarships

  • Support meritorious students from all corners of the country with an undergraduate college education]
  • For first-year students studying any stream of their choice
  • Awarded on a merit-cum-means basis to meritorious students
  • Up to 5,000 undergraduate scholars will be selected
  • The total amount of scholarship available over the duration of the degree program will be up to Rs/INR 2 Lakhs
  • The scholarship will go beyond financial support, with students automatically gaining networking opportunities through a strong alumni network

The Eligibility Criteria for Reliance Foundation Scholarships

  • Be a resident Indian citizen
  • Passed Standard 12th with a minimum of 60% and is attending a full-time undergraduate degree program In India
  • Students having House Hold income < Rs. 15 Lakhs (preference given to < Rs. 2.5 Lakhs)
  • In order to apply, students first need to register for the scholarship. Once you register, you will receive an email with your login details.

Postgraduate Reliance Scholarships

  • Nurturing India’s future leaders who can think big, think green, and think digital for the benefit of society.
  • The Reliance Foundation Postgraduate 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 100 postgraduate scholars will be selected.
  • The total amount of scholarship available over the duration of the degree program 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 Criteria for Postgraduate Reliance Scholarships

Reliance Foundation invites first-year postgraduate students who are enrolled full-time in an eligible degree program (in Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Mathematics & Computing, Electrical and/or Electronics Engg., Chemical Engg., Mechanical Engg., Renewable & New Energy, Material Science & Engg. and Life Sciences) to apply.

  • Be a resident Indian citizen
  • Postgraduate Scholarship: First-year PG Students who secured a score of 550 – 1,000 in the GATE Examination.


  • Students who have not attempted GATE but have scored 7.5 or above in their Undergraduate CGPA (or % normalized to CGPA)
  • Eligible degree programs – Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Mathematics & Computing, Electrical/or Electronics Engg., Chemical Engg., Mechanical Engg., Renewable & New Energy, Material, Science & Engg. and Life Sciences.

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