The Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT Kanpur) will conduct a special scholarship programme for all India top 100 rank-holders of JEE Advanced 2022. The scholarship -- Bright Minds Scholarships, has been awarded by the IIT Kanpur for the second year in a row this time.
The scholarship programme constitutes ten prestigious and highly sought-after academic scholarships for students from the top 100 AIR in JEE 2022. The scholarships were introduced for the first time, established with the support of IIT Kanpur alumnus Lokvir Kapoor in 2021, with the motive to encourage and reward meritorious students. The scholarships will cover all the expenses including tuition fees, living costs and other miscellaneous expenses during their stay at IIT Kanpur.
The scholarships would be awarded to the selected students who have been admitted to the BTech/BS Program for the academic year 2022-23. IIT Kanpur shall ensure that not a single meritorious student should face any hurdle in their education due to financial constraints. Each of the eligible students would be entitled to an annual scholarship of Rs.3 lakhs, which would cover their expenses during the UG program.
An undergraduate student at IIT Kanpur approximately spends Rs 12 lakhs through the four-year BTech and BS programmes. A student scholarship provides a significant way to extend support towards the cost of education that includes tuition fees, boarding and lodging, books and supplies, health insurance and transport. The annual tuition fee of IIT Kanpur is Rs 2 lakh and other miscellaneous expenses such as hostel, books, mess fees, medical insurance come to around Rs 1 lakh.