J. N. Tata Endowment awards


The J. N. Tata Endowment awards a one-time loan scholarship only at the beginning of the course to Indian nationals for full time Postgraduate/​Ph.D./Postdoctoral studies abroad, in all fields, irrespective of caste, creed, gender or community.


  • Applicants should be Indian nationals who are graduates of a recognised Indian University, with a consistently good academic record and other achievements to their credit 
  • Students in the final year of the degree course and those awaiting results are eligible to apply. 
  • Mid-career professionals up to the age of 45, with a good academic record and experience in their fields for further research, specialisation or training may also apply. 
  • Candidates need not have the admission/​offer letters from the Universities to which they have applied for the academic year 2018 – 2019 at the time of making the application. Candidates may, therefore, update their application form once they secure admission and submit it again, using the same Login ID. 
  • Scholars going abroad for seminars, conferences and undergraduate studies are not eligible for a J. N. Tata Endowment Loan Scholarship

To Apply

  • Candidates have to register for the J N Tata Endowment loan scholarship for the year 2018 – 2019 by using their email I.D.
  • After successful registration, a one-time password will be sent to the registered email I.D. which will be valid for 48 hours. Candidates can login using their registered email I.D. and password to proceed further. 
  • Candidates have to change their password within 48 hours. 
  • Candidates may complete the application form online in one visit or more than one visit but must remember to save the draft before exiting each time. There is a preview option before final submission. 
  • Candidates should upload the following only in a pdf format: 
    1. A statement of purpose(not more than 800 words). 
    2. A scanned copy of a recommendation letter specifically addressed to the Trustees of the J. N. Tata Endowment on the respective letterhead with full address, telephone and mobile numbers OR from the official email address of: 
      • a Professor of the College or University OR 
      • the Employer, in case the applicant is / was working. 
    3. If candidates are unable to furnish the recommendation letter along with the application form, they are required to upload a document mentioning recommender?s Full Name, Designation, Name of the Organisation and Official Email id. 
  • Applications should not be sent by post. 
  • Please do not leave any field blank. You may write Not applicable’. 
  • If the instructions are not followed and the information given by candidates on the application form is incomplete or incorrect, the application is liable to be rejected 
  • Registration for the application form will be available till Monday, 12th March, 2018 till 12.00 noon. The completed application forms will not be accepted after Monday, 19th March, 2018 till 12.00 noon. 

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