Scholarship to help underprivileged students to pursue diploma courses with Government Polytechnics
Bangalore, August 10, 2023: The K. C. Mahindra Education Trust (KCMET) has been working since 1953 to make a difference in the lives of thousands of students by offering them a variety of scholarships. KCMET is inviting applications for its annual Mahindra All India Talent Scholarship (MAITS) 2023 to encourage and support students from low-income families who wish to pursue a job-oriented Diploma course from recognized Government Polytechnic Institutes in India. A scholarship award of Rs. 10,000/- per annum is given to 550 students annually, for a maximum period of 3 years.
To be eligible, the candidate should have passed SSC/HSC or equivalent examinations in the 10th /12th standard with more than 60% marks. The candidate should have secured admission in a government or any other recognized Polytechnic Institute for a diploma course. This scholarship will only be given to candidates who are enrolling for the first year of their course.
For further details on the Mahindra All India Talent Scholarship (MAITS) please visit our official website
The application form and list of documents required for the application is available on our portal. Kindly first register yourself with your valid email ID to login on the portal.
For students in Karnataka and Telangana, the deadline to submit the application is around 20th August 2023 and for Tamil Nadu it’s around 30th August 2023. Shortlisted applicants will be informed of the interview date and venue in advance.
The K. C. Mahindra Education Trust has been awarding this scholarship since 1995. Till date, 11,840 students have been awarded this scholarship across India. A special preference is given to girls, children from lower income group families, differently abled children, and children of armed forces personnel or other Central Armed Police Forces, while awarding the scholarship.
MAITS recipients have gone on to win over adversities and chart a new course in their lives. Today MAITS awardees are in established positions in diverse fields like Computer Engineering, Civil Engineering, Information Technology, Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering etc.
About K C Mahindra Education Trust (KCMET)
The K. C. Mahindra Education Trust (KCMET) was founded by the late K. C. Mahindra in the year 1953. With its vision to transform the lives of people in India through education, by providing financial assistance and recognition to them, across age groups and income strata, KCMET has undertaken many education initiatives. Since inception, these initiatives have made a difference in the lives of over 13,76,327 deserving and needy students through the provision of more than USD 136.30 million in the form of scholarships, livelihood training programmes, educational support, and financial aid.
Founded in 1945, the Mahindra Group is one of the largest and most admired multinational federation of companies with 260,000 employees in over 100 countries. It enjoys a leadership position in farm equipment, utility vehicles, information technology and financial services in India and is the world’s largest tractor company by volume. It has a strong presence in renewable energy, agriculture, logistics, hospitality, and real estate. The Mahindra Group has a clear focus on leading ESG globally, enabling rural prosperity and enhancing urban living, with a goal to drive positive change in the lives of communities and stakeholders to enable them to Rise.
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