Scholarship Program

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About the Scholarship Program

In 2006, Cummins India Foundation (CIF) initiated the 'Cummins Scholarship Program' for meritorious students from financially and socially disadvantaged backgrounds to pursue professional degree and diploma courses. Till date CIF through the program has provided the scholarship to around 1339 deserving students. Cummins also entrusts these scholars to its senior employees, who as mentors provide guidance through the entire duration of the course.

Who Can Apply? 

Students meeting below criterion can apply for the Scholarship:

  • Students currently pursuing professional degree/diploma in Engineering at an educational institute recognized by the University Grants Commission / Central / State Government OR who have attained a minimum of 60% marks in their senior secondary exam or higher secondary exam and have been admitted for further studies in the above specified courses.
  • The candidate must have obtained a minimum of 60 % in the previous exams of the course they are studying in.
  • Age of candidate should not be more than 25 years. Preference will be given to 1st / 2nd year degree and diploma students.
  • Students appearing for the last year of Engineering degree / diploma and the post graduate students are not eligible for this Scholarship.
  • The total family income of the candidate should not exceed ₹.3 lakhs per annum.
  • This scholarship program can be availed by students currently residing / studying in and around Pune, Jamshedpur, Ahmednagar, Phaltan, Indore (Dewans / Pithampur) ONLY.

How to Apply?

Click here to apply now. Application forms will be accepted from June 15 to August 31. Incomplete online applications shall not be considered. For any clarification, please contact our helpline at 020-67067379 (10 am to 5 pm, Monday to Friday).

Selection Process and Timeline

Application forms will be scrutinized and the 1st round of eligible candidates will be called for an aptitude test in September. The candidates selected after the aptitude test shall be invited for a round of personal interviews in October. The final list of selected candidates will be announced in November / December.

Cummins' decision about selection or rejection of any candidates under this Scholarship Program will be final and binding on the Candidates. Selected candidates will be updated about the results of the selection process, hence please be accessible on mail and SMS once you apply. Do not be on do not disturb (DND) mode.

Ответы на вопросы

Can the Candidates residing outside these locations (Pune, Phaltan, Dewas, Pithampur, Jamshedpur, Ahmednagar) apply for this Scholarship?

Candidates residing / studying in these locations can only apply for this scholarship. Candidates studying in Indore can apply for the scholarship under Dewas / Pithampur locations.

Which expenses are covered under the Scholarship?

The admission and tuition fees payable to the Educational Institution are covered under the Scholarship. Further, the expenses borne by the beneficiary towards purchasing stationery up to 1,500/- per semester are reimbursed.

Which expenses are not covered under the scholarship?

However, please note, that certain expenses as mentioned below are not covered under the Scholarship:

Private tuition fees, expenses for accommodation like Hostel, mess, transport, bus expenses etc,
Canteen or cafeteria charges and/ or, Deposits [whether refundable/ non-refundable] or caution money demanded by the Educational Institution etc.

What is the duration of the Scholarship?

The Beneficiary is eligible to receive Scholarship amount till the completion of his / her academic course for which he/ she is selected under the scholarship program provided that he / she secures an aggregate of minimum 60% in each academic year.

Does the beneficiary needs to repay the Scholarship amount or execute a bond with the Foundation?

The Beneficiary does not need to repay the Scholarship amount or execute a bond with the Foundation.

What is the process of conducting the personal interview?

The Foundation shall arrange personal interviews of the candidates shortlisted after the initial screening and aptitude test. The personal interview will be conducted by a panel which will evaluate the students based on technical and non-technical parameters. The supporting documents submitted by candidates shall be scrutinized in detail during the personal interview.

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