Shardashish Interschool Fellowship

Awarded by : Columbia University

Updated on Dec 01, 2022
Tanuj Kumar

University Research Analyst

Shardashish Interschool Fellowship

  • Applicable for

    All universities in India +189 more

  • Max scholarship per student

    Rs 41,23,000/-

  • No. of students to be awarded


  • Course Level


  • Intake year

    Sep 2023

  • Type of scholarships


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Scholarship Overview

  • The intention of the Shardashish fellowship at Columbia University is to make available the best of global educational opportunities to bright and committed students who are economically challenged.
  • Beneficiaries of “Shardashish” (blessings of Mother of Knowledge) must push their existing boundaries to achieve and excel.  The expectation of Shardashish fellows is that they will maximize their learning opportunities and once successful will pay it forward, through enabling others.

Applicable course, university and country

This scholarship is applicable for Masters Degree

This scholarship is applicable for all universities in India, UK, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand +185 more

  • This scholarship is applicable to all MS programs in an engineering discipline, MA in Biotechnology, MA in Mathematics Of Finance, MA in statistics, MPA in environmental science and policy

Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: USD 50,000 => Rs 41,23,000

Conversion rate used: 1 USD = Rs. 83.22 (last updated 10th April 2024)

Scholarship amount will be given: One Time

Scholarship amount can be used for

Type of Expense Indicates if scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Tuition & Fees Scholarship amount can be used for this
Living Expense ×Not covered in scholarship
Accommodation ×Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses ×Not covered in scholarship
Spouse/Child Care ×Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover ×Not covered in scholarship
Application ×Not covered in scholarship
Others ×Not covered in scholarship

  • Funding is for one year, varying in amount depending on the particular program, level of financial need, and application qualifications. 
  • The maximum amount for any individual fellow is $50,000 for one year.  The award can be applied to tuition and fees.

Student Awards

Number of students to be awarded: Varies

Scholarship Eligibility

Special Restrictions

  • No Special Restriction applicable

Exams Details

Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
TOEFL Required
IELTS Required
GRE Required
12 Required
UG Required


  • Applicants must hold a bachelor's degree in a related field received from an institution of acceptable standing

Preference will be given to following candidates:

  • Established commitment to India and its future
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Preference to residents of India
  • Must have applied and been admitted to one of the specific Columbia University schools

Eligible student nationality

This scholarship is applicable for students from India

Application Process for this scholarship

Application Documents

Type of documents Indicates if this type of document is required to be submitted
LOR Required
CV Required
Official transcripts Required

  • Official transcript copies from every post-secondary institution attended
  • Three recommendation letters
  • Official (GRE) General Test Scores*
  • Personal statement
  • Resumé or Curriculum Vitae
  • $85 non-refundable application fee

Scholarship Application

This scholarship needs a separate external application.

Important Dates

Date Additional Details
Application final end date Not Available
  • Deadlines have been past

Please note that these dates could be in local country times and may not be IST (Indian standard time).

Contact email
Phone number (212) 854-2404

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