JN Tata Endowment Loan Scholarship 2023-24

JN Tata Endowment Loan Scholarship 2023-24

The JN Tata Endowment is a prestigious scholarship program founded by Jamsetjee Nusserwanjee Tata, the founder of the Tata Group, in 1892. The scholarship is awarded to meritorious Indian students for their overseas higher education and provides support to candidates regardless of their caste, creed, religion, or any other factor. Each year, the Endowment awards around 100 loan scholarships to eligible candidates who have shown exceptional merit. The scholars come from diverse backgrounds and have gone on to study a range of subjects including Applied Sciences, IT & Computing, Engineering, Management, Law, Economics, and more.

The US is the most popular destination among JN Tata Scholars, followed by the UK, Europe, and some parts of the APAC region. Since its inception, the Endowment has supported over 5600 Scholars who have gone on to achieve great success and make significant contributions to their respective fields. The JN Tata Endowment is proud to have supported many illustrious individuals and continues to support the education and growth of talented students.


  • Candidates should be Indians, not older than 45 years as on June 30, 2023, and graduates of a recognized Indian University with at least 60% marks on average in their undergraduate or post-graduate studies. If the undergraduate degree is not from a recognized University in India, candidates are not eligible to apply.
  • Candidates who did not get selected in the previous year/earlier for the loan scholarship and candidates who could not avail of the loan scholarship when they were selected are eligible to apply. Such candidates are required to follow the entire selection process.
  • Candidates who missed applying to the J N Tata Endowment at the beginning of their overseas studies may apply at the end of 1st year or the beginning of 2nd year provided there is a minimum of 12 months remaining in their studies, at the time of award of the loan scholarship, which is usually July of any calendar year. 
  • Candidates in the final year of their degree courses and those awaiting results are eligible to apply. Candidates may apply even if they do not have the admission/offer letters at the time of making the application, from the Universities to which they have applied for the academic year 2023-2024. However, they must update their application status with the Endowment once they secured admission by sending an appropriate email to jnte@tatatruts.org by quoting the reference number which appears on the top left side of the form.
  • Candidates going overseas for seminars, conferences, training, workshops, paper presentation, undergraduate studies, and any post-graduate degree/diploma/certificates through Distance learning or online medium are not eligible to apply.
  • Candidates planning to pursue postgraduate and undergraduate studies in India are not eligible to apply.
  • The course to which candidates are admitted must be recognized as a Graduate Program (post-graduate in Indian terminology).
  • J N Tata scholars who have fully repaid their existing loan scholarship amount are eligible to apply.

Benefits  of JN Tata Endowment Loan Scholarship 2023-24

Loan scholarship of up to INR 10 lakh


The entire selection process has been divided into four phases and candidates will be informed about the status of their application at the end of each phase.

Phase 1 – ends on 7th March 2023, the final date of submission of the application   

  • Candidate’s photo (500 * 500 pixels in jpeg format)
  • Aadhar card
  • Pan card
  • Passport (first & last page)
  • Transcript/s for each qualification
  • Statement of Purpose (SoP)
  • Work experience certificate from the employer (applicable for working professionals)
  • Appointment letter from the employer (applicable for working professionals)
  • One-year ITR/3 months’ pay slips (applicable for working professionals)

Phase 2 – Shortlisting for an Online Test

No documents required

Phase 3 – Shortlisting for Technical Interview

  • Letter of admission
  • Guarantor’s photo (500*500 pixels in jpeg format)
  • Guarantor’s Aadhaar card, Pan card, one-year ITR/pay slip last 3
  • Letter of Recommendation (LOR) specifically addressed to “The Trustees of the J N Tata Endowment” either from a professor of the college or university or the employer, in case the applicant is/was working

Phase 4 – Interview

  • Final year mark sheets and degree certificate
  • Certificate of scholarships/ranks/prizes (if any)
  • Co-curricular and extra-curricular activities
  • Research work/Project work (only one)

NOTE: All documents should be uploaded in a grayscale pdf with their required nomenclature.

How can you apply?

  • Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button below to start the application.


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