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GyanDhan Scholarship

Offered by GyanDhan

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Jan 25, 2024
1 award worth


Grade level

Graduate Students

Application deadline:

August 31, 2024

Scholarship Overview

Are you an Indian resident with an undergraduate degree from an Indian university who plans to pursue a 2-year postgraduate course in the US, Canada, UK, Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, or Germany? If so, the GyanDhan Scholarship may be an amazing opportunity for you! Each year, the scholarship awards INR 100,000 (approximately $1,200 USD) to the top applicant. To apply, interested students must submit their university acceptance letter, GRE/GMAT score, TOEFL/IELTS score, a resume, a ~1,500-word statement of purpose, and an optional letter of recommendation. If this sounds like a good opportunity for you, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

About GyanDhan

GyanDhan's mission is to enable Indian youth to achieve higher education through accessible financial products. They envision a society of empowered Indian youth and hope that GyanDahn will become their financial partner of choice.

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

Grade Level

Graduate Students




Applicants must (1) be Indian residents, (2) have an undergraduate degree from an Indian institution, and (3) plan to pursue a 2-year postgraduate course in the US, Canada, UK, Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, or Germany.

Application information

In addition to the application materials below, interested students must submit their GRE/GMAT score as well as their TOEFL/IELTS score.

1,500-word statement of purpose

Proof of enrollment

Resume or CV

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Scholarship FAQ

Is this scholarship open to international students?

Yes, this scholarship is open to international students.

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact GyanDhan at [email protected].

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

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