Scholarship alert: Cornell Varsity-Tata scholarships

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Cornell Varsity-Tata scholarships

The Tata Scholarship Fund will support around 20 scholars at any given time and will ensure that the best Indian students have access to Cornell, regardless of their financial circumstances.

The scholarship will be awarded annually and recipients will receive the scholarship for the duration of their undergraduate studies at Cornell University.

Tata Education and Development Trust – a philanthropic affiliate of India’s Tata Group – has established a $25 million endowment, which allows Cornell to provide financial aid to undergraduate students from India.

Qualifications: To receive the undergraduate scholarship, a recipient must be a citizen of India and have attended secondary school in India; be offered admission to Cornell as an undergraduate student; be eligible for need-based financial aid.

Preference will be given to qualified students accepted to the College of Architecture, Art, and Planning; the College of Engineering; the Applied Economics and Management major in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences; and majors across colleges in the biological sciences, physical sciences, and other “hard” sciences, as well as the social sciences.

Application process: Undergraduate applicants will be eligible for consideration for the Tata Scholarship if they have completed the admission application and have applied for financial aid. All undergraduate applicants must apply

for financial aid by completing the financial aid application process for international students.

Documents: To apply for international financial aid the following documentation is required: Complete college scholarship service (CSS) profile (Cornell’s CSS code is 2098).

Additional information may be requested by the office of financial aid. To learn more about the financial aid process for international students visit


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