The K.C. Mahindra Scholarship for Post-Graduate Studies Abroad awards an interest-free loan of up to Rs. 200,000 to deserving graduates who are interested in pursuing advanced studies overseas. Initiated in 1956, preference is given to students interested in pursuing subjects which are not readily accessible in India. Candidates must possess a First Class Degree and be admitted to a foreign university. The selection is announced in leading newspapers across India every January.In the year 2010, the trust announced the KC Mahindra Fellows Fund where the 3 most deserving candidates selected are awarded an interest free loan scholarship ranging from Rs 5 to Rs 8 lakhs, based on merit and need. Govt. and Quasi-Govt. officers with a creditable academic record, going abroad for specialised qualification are also eligible to apply.
-He/She is required to possess a First Class degree or an equivalent diploma of similar standard of a recognized Indian University. -Applicant must have secured admission or atleast have applied for admission in reputable foreign Universities or Institution. -Applicant’s character, aptitude and ambition will be the major factors in guiding the Trustees to arrive at a decision regarding the final selection.