Various scholarships are provided or administered by Department of Higher Education, Department of Collegiate Education, Government of Tamilnadu, Chennai to the talented students form state of Tamilnadu.
These scholarships include National Merit Scholarships (Government of India), State Scholarships for the children of school teachers, State Merit Scholarship, Adhoc Merit Grant for S.C & S.T. students, State Collegiate Scholarships, Scholarships to Tamil Nadu students pursuing research studies in Jawharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, Scheme of payment of stipend to full time Ph.D. research scholars in Govt. and aided colleges and many more.
Central Sector Scholarship Scheme for College and University Students
This scholarship scheme by ministry of HRD, New Delhi for College and University students. Its examination used to be held by the Directorate of the Govt Examinations.
From 2011-2012, this selection process will be held by the Department of Collegiate Education, Chennai.
Guidelines related to scholarship application can be found here.
Eligible candidates are required to apply online at the TNDCE.in.