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Facilities - Scholarship Schemes

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Meenakshi Aachi Scholars Program

Sona has opportunities for outstanding early-career researchers – the Meenakshi Aachi Scholars program. Any BE/BTech student with good GATE score or extraordinary TANCET score can apply, Scholarship amount is Rs. 1 Lakh Per Year. Graduates with relevant industry experience may also apply. In addition to gaining a scholarship/stipend to do masters' degree the program will help you build your research network and hone vital skills at this important time in your career.


Scholarships Scheme Norms Eligibility
Merit Scholarship
(Tuition Fee Waiver) Rs 10,000 to Rs 40,000
per annum
Students of first year BE/BTech/ME/MBA/MCA are eligible based on the commitment given during admission on the basis of cut off marks / TANCET score / MAT score.

The scholarship amount may be continued for further years based on the following conditions.

1. The student should not have any arrear in the previous year(s).
2. The student should have a minimum of 95% attendance in the regular classes and class/model tests/exams in the previous year(s).
3. Academic results should be within top 10% in the branch.
First Year BE, BTech, ME, MBA, MCA
Merit cum Means Scholarship Rs 5,000 to Rs 10,000
per annum
1. The annual income of the parents (Father & Mother) or Guardian should not exceed Rupees One Lakh per annum.
2. Students other than first year will be required to fulfill the following conditions.
3. Students should not have any arrears in any of the subjects.
4. 95% overall in class attendance in the previous year.
5. Every students selected for this scholarship will have to contribute 8 hours / month for Library /Admission/students’ affairs/Laboratory/ Cleaning of the class room/ Sports assistance etc.
All Students of BE, BTech, ME, MBA, MCA
Sports Scholarship Rs 10,000 to Rs 40,000
per annum
Based Sports Performance on the academic year in Zonal, Inter-zonal, State, National, International Participation and Place All Students of BE, BTech, ME, MBA, MCA
Special Scholarship
 (a) Category I
It is applicable for all the classes (First year to Final year). This scholarship is to the students who are physically handicapped and wards of deceased/serving defense personal/ex-service man. This will be continued based the following conditions.

1. The students should not have any arrear in the previous year.
2. The student should have a minimum of 90% attendance in the regular classes and class/model tests/exams in the previous semester(s)
All Students of BE, BTech, ME, MBA, MCA
Special Scholarship
 (b) Category II
It is applicable for the students based on the performance in the extra curricular activities of NSS, NCC, YRC and RRC based on the performance in the respective fields. All Students of BE, BTech, ME, MBA, MCA


Scholarships Scheme Address Eligibility Contact Details/Website/Email address
Government Scholarship The District Welfare Officer,
BC/MBC Welfare Department, Salem.
BC / MBC – SWS only
Parent Annual Income
should be less than 1,00,000/- Apply through college
Government Scholarship The District Welfare Officer,
Adi Dravidar Welfare Department, Salem.
SC / ST – SWS only
Parent Annual Income
should be less than 2,00,000/- Apply through college
Government Scholarship (SC/ST Fee waiver scheme) 100% free The District Welfare Officer,
Adi Dravidar Welfare Department, Salem.
SC / ST – SWS only
Parent Annual Income
should be less than 2,00,000/- Apply through college
Govt. Special Scholarship The  District  Welfare Officer,
Adi Dravidar Welfare Dept. Salem.
SC/ST Students only
Stay in Sona College Hostel
Parent Annual Income
should be less than 1,00,000/-
  Apply through college
Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College & University Students The Joint Director (Hr. Sec.),
Directorate of Government Examinations, D.P.I. Campus,
College Road, Chennai – 600 006.
80% and above Marks in HSC Apply through college
Merit Scholarship Municipal Administrative Commissioner,
Ezhilagam Building (Annexure) ,
6th Floor, Chepauk, Chennai-5.
Highest marks in HSC & studied in Municipal/ Corporation School Apply through college
Chief Minister Farmers Security Scheme The Commissioner of Technical Education, Guindy, Chennai-25. Wards of Farmers Apply through college
Tamilnadu National Teacher Welfare Fund The Secretary-Treasurer,
National Foundation for Teachers’ Welfare, Chennai –600 006.
Wards of Teachers 044 – 28267186
Tamilnadu Educational Trust, Chennai The Manager,
Tamilnadu Educational Trust,
Rajah Annamalai Building Annexe, IInd Floor,
18/3 Rukmini Lakshmipathi Road,
Chennai – 600 008.
60% and above Marks in HSC
Parent annual Income
should be less than 50,000/-
Apply through college
Minority Scholarship The Commissioner of Minorities Welfare,
807 (5th Floor)
Anna Salai, Chennai – 600 002.
Christians, Muslims, Sikhs & Buddhist
50% marks in previous exams
Apply through college
Physically Challenged Scholarship National Handicapped Finance and Development Corp. (NHFDC) Students with disability
Apply through college


Scholarships Address Eligibility Contact Details/Website/Email address
Sri Vijayalakshmi Trust Sri Vijayalakshmi Trust,
107 A Sengupta Street,
Ramnagar, Coimbatore – 641 009.
Coimbatore, Erode, Tiruppur & Nilgiri District students only apply Tel: 0422-2233798
Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Ltd., The Manager (HR)-I/C
SC/ST cell, Room No.3
Old Secretariat Building, ONGC,
Tel Bhavan Dehradun – 248003
SC/ST Meritorious students Engg., Geo Sciences & MBA
Parent Annual Income
should be less than should be less than 1.5 lakh
The Hindu – Hitachi Scholarship The Hindu,
859 & 860 Anna Salai,
Chennai – 600 002.
B.E., B.Sc., (Engg.) or its equivalent from any recognized university. One year professional experience need apply  
NTPC Scholarship Dy. General Manager (HR-Welfare),
NTPC Ltd.,
NTPC Bhawan, Scope Complex,
Core-7, Lodi Road,
New Delhi – 110 003.
SC/ST/Physically challenged persons
Titan Scholarship Titan Industries Ltd.,
3 Sipcot industrial Complex,
Hosur – 635 126.   Krishnagiri Dt.
Dharmapuri & Krishnagiri District students only apply
The J.N. Tata Endowment Fund Bombay House, Behind Askarrally’s Lane, 24, Homi Mody Street, Mumbai 400 001   022-22049131
Rotary Scholarship Rotary Service Center
Juhu Tara Road
Mumbai 400 049
  022-26609847, 26607217
(Praful M. Bhatt)
Also see:
RD Sethna Scholarship Esplanade House, 1st Floor
RD Sethna Scholarships, Fund 29, H. Somani Marg, Fort,
Mumbai 400 001
American Alumni Association C-Vulcah Insurance Building, Veer Nariman Road, Opp: Churchgate Station, Mumbai 400 020   022-2821413, 2821485
Lotus Trust Lotus House, Near Liberty Theater, 6, New Marine Lines, Mumbai 400 020    
The Fulbright Commission / Also known as the USEFI Has offices in Mumbai, Kolkata, Delhi and Chennai.  Check the site for the addresses   022-22624603 (Mumbai)
044-28112049 (Chennai)
033-22881637 (Kolkata)
011-23328944 (Delhi)
Bal Shrinbai and Seth Horusji Mody Trust C/o Kapadia Damania Company, Bhupen Chambers, Dalal Street, Mumbai 400 001   022-2673806
Shri Brihad Bhartiya Samaj Scholarships Sri Brihad Bhartiya Samaj, NKM International House, 178, Backbay Reclamation, Babubhai M. Chinai Marg, Mumbai 400 020   022-22020113
(Mrs. Gadre)
Currimiji Jiwanji Moriswala Charity Trust Trust 157 Kazi Sayeed Street, Mumbai    
Dawoodbhoy Fazalbhoy Muslims Educational Trust Dawodbhoy Fazalbhoy Muslim Educational Trust, 42, Ibrahim Md. Merchant Road, Dhadah Khadak, Mumbai 400 029    
Deccan Educational Society Foreign Scholarship Fund Deccan Educational Society, Pune    
Ichalkaranji Educational Endowment ‘Yeshodham’, 7, Tapobhumi Society, Near Kirloskar Press, Mukund Nagar, Pune – 9    
Eduljee Dinshaw Trust Bombay University, M.G. Road, Mumbai 400 023    
G.B. Kimaye Scholarship Fund Trust c/o Director of Education, Pune, Maharashtra    
GSB Foreign Education Society Trust Chikitsaha Samuha Building, Sadashiv Cross St. Khadilkhar Road, Mumbai 400 024    
H.C.J. Trust Readymoney Mansion, Veer Nariman Road, Mumbai    
Hinduja Foundation Trust Hinduja House, Dr. Annie Besant Road, Worli, Mumbai 400 018    
Homi Bhabha Foundation Trust c/o National Centre for Performing Arts, Nariman Point Mumbai 400 021    
India Foundation (For Free Passage) Sakal Office Building, 595 Budhawar Peth, Pune 411 002    
Jain Educational Society Trust c/o V.T. Sheth, 14, Murzban Road, Fort, Mumbai 400 023    
Jivraj Mulukchand Shah Charitable Trust Trust Vasant Nivas, 1st Babulnath Lane, Mumbai 400 007    
K.C. Mahindra Education Trust Mahindra Spincer Building, 15, J.N. Heredia Marg, Ballard Estate, Mumbai 400 038    
The V.C. Vaidya Hundi Education Fund Managing Trustee, C/o New India Assurance Co. Limited, M.G. Road, Fort, Mumbai 400 001    
Time & Talents Club Victory Stall, Apollo Bunder, Mumbai 400 001    
Vasketu Foundation Great Eastern Shipping Corporation, Mercantile Bank Building, Mumbai 400 023    
Manekji & Shrinibai Neterwalla Trust Liberty Building, 4th Floor, New Marine Lines, Mumbai 400 020    
Naina Parikh Education Trust Vithaldas Chambers, Opp: State Bank, Bruce Street, Mumbai 400 001    
B.D. Bangur Endowment Mumbai Office, C/o, Graphite India Limited, Bakthwar Towers, Nariman Point, Mumbai    
Hinduja Foundation Hinduja House, Worli, Mumbai    
Rameshwardas Birla Smarak Kosh Hospital Avenue, Mumbai    
Sir Vitthaldas Thackersey Sir Vithaldas Chambers, 16, Apollo Street, Near Mumbai House, Mumbai 400 023    
Shriyans Prasad Charitable Trust 2nd Floor, Nirmal Building, Nariman Point, Mumbai 400 021    
Somaiya Charitable Trust C/o Godavari Sugar Mills, Next to Davar’s College, 3rd Floor, Mumbai 400 001    
Jagjivan Vibbanji Charitable Trust Mann Mansion, Shaheed Bhagat Singh Road, Mumbai 400 001    
Maneckji and Shirinbai Netterwalla Foundation Liberty Building, Sir Vithaldas Thackersey Marg, Mumbai 400 020    
Mumbai University Scholarships

1. Sir Mangaldas Nathubhai Travelling Fellowships
2. Sir Mangladas Nathubhai Tech. Scholarships
3. Sir Currimbbhoy Ibrahim Scholarships
4. C.I. Patel Scholarships
Mumbai University, Fort, Mumbai (Only for Mumbai University students)    
S.R. Bomanji Charitable Trust 60, Forbes Street, Mumbai 400 001    
Hasanbbhoy Jeejeebhouy Trust Ballard House, Adi Marzban Path Ballard Estate, Mumbai 400 039   022-2618446
ESSAR Scholarships Corporate Communication Dept. Investors Relations Group, Plot No. 82, Survey 104, Laxmi Umaji Gadkari Marg, Anik Chembur    
G.D. Gokhale Trust 90 Mumbai Chemicals, 5th Floor, Manecji Wadia Building, Nr. Chicago Road, Mumbai    
Aga Khan Foundation (For Khoja Muslims only) Diamond Jubilee Trust, Aga Hall, Nezbitt Road    
Shambhekar Trust Udyog Bhawan, Tilak Road, Pune 411 002    
Agatha Harrison Memorial Fellowship Scholarships The Ministry of Education and Social Welfare, Department of Education, E.S. 5, Section, Room No. 517, B. Wing, Shastri Bhavan, New Delhi – 110 001    
Anand Charitable Trust 100, Jor Bagh, New Delhi – 110 001    
Charanjiv Charitable Trust Charanjiv Charitable Trust, 11d, Ansal Bhawan, 16, Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi – 110 001    
Citibank Cambridge Scholarships Cambridge Commonwealth Trust (TPG) C/o the Nehru Trust for Cambridge University, Teen Murti Marg, New Delhi – 110 011    
Dr. Ambedkar Overseas Fellowships Dr. Ambedkar Foundation, 25, Ashoka Road, New Delhi – 110 001    
Dr. P.N. Behl Foundation Scholarships Dr. P.N. Behl Foundation, N. Block, Opposite of Lady ShriRam College for Women, Greater Kailash, New Delhi 110 048    
Raunaq Education Foundation Rannag Management and Personnel Consultancy Services, 17, Parliament Street, New Delhi – 110 001    
S.J. Jindal Trust Jindal Trust, 1/6 – B Asaf Ali Road, New Delhi – 110 002    
Sahu Jain Trust Times of India House, 4th Floor, 7, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi 110 003    
Aga Khan Foundation Sarojini House, 2nd Floor, 6, Bhagwandas Road, New Delhi – 110 001   011-3782157/73/85
Fax 3782174
Janaki Ramachandran Educational Trust 31, Doraisamy Road, Chennai 600 026   044-4833045
Jeppiaar Educational Trust Jeppiaar Nagar, Chennai 600 119   044-4961179
Maharatta Education Fund The Hon. Secretary, Maharatta Niwas, 219, Mowbrays Road, Chennai 600 018    
MGR Memorial Charitable Trust MGR Memorial House, 27, Arcot Street, Chennai 600 017   4359094
Lalbhai Dalpatbhai Charity Trust Sheth Lalbhai Dalpatbhai Vanda Pankornaka, Ahmedabad 380 001 or Pankari Naka, Ghenkanta Trust, Ahmedabad 1    
H.E.H. The Nizam Charitable Trust Trust Haveli Manjili Begum Shah Ali Banda, Hyderabad 2    
Neichu Foundation The Managing Trustee, Neichu Foundation, C/o Needle Industries Limited, Nilgris, Tamil Nadu 643 243    
Taraknath Das Foundation C/o Southern Asian Institute, Columbia University 420 West 118th Street New York NY 10027-7296   (212)854-2592 or (212) 854-8017
Birla Education Trust Pilani, Rajasthan    
ITC Limited Virginia House, 37, Chowringhee Lane, Kolkata 700 071