Please Note: Grant-making is solely at the discretion of the Shanti foundation and the Allied Trusts. All grants and scholarships are given, subject to the eligibility criteria being met and the availability of funding.

Lady Meherbai Shanti Foundation Education Trust Scholarships

The Lady Meherbai Shanti Foundation Education Trust awards scholarships to Indian women graduates from recognised Indian universities who wish to pursue higher education abroad.

The Trust invites applications for the following fields of study:

  • Social work

  • Social Science

  • Education and Welfare of Children with Special Needs

  • Status – Health and Empowerment of Women

  • Education

  • Gender Studies

  • Child Health, Development and Nutrition

  • Health Policy and Health Education

  • Public Health – Community Health Services, Reproductive Health

  • Rural Development Work (with a focus on women and children)

  • Communication for Development (with a focus on women’s issues)

  • Eligibility Criteria

  • Indian woman graduates from a recognised Indian University, with a consistently good academic record.

  • Graduates who have already applied for admission to, or secured admission at universities or institutions in the United States, U.K. or Europe for the current academic year.

  • Work experience in the related fields will be considered an added qualification.

  • Please note: Candidates in part-time, short or correspondence courses are not eligible to apply.