"What advances a nation or a community is not so much to prop up its weakest and most helpless members, but to lift up the best and the most gifted, so as to make them of the greatest service to the country."
— Jamsetji Tata
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Individual Grants Programme
The Lady Meherbai D Tata Education Trust awards scholarships, towards the tuition fee component, to Indian women graduates of reputed universities to pursue higher education abroad. For the academic year 2021-2022, the Trust invites applications in various fields of study. Click to know more
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About Tata Trusts
In a country that is home to the world’s second-largest population, when one of its largest organisations providentially happens to be a philanthropic organisation, it raises hopes for a promising and sustainable future. For people across the country, the Tata Trusts symbolise humanitarianism and personify the prodigious force that advances new frontiers of social and economic development.
A dream that lives on
The journey of a million smiles began in 1892 with Jamsetji Tata, the pioneer, visionary and founder of the Tata Group, setting up the JN Tata Endowment for higher education of Indians. Regarded as the 'Father of Indian Industry' and one of the most important builders of the modern Indian economy, Jamsetji introduced the apprentice system at work, crèches and primary classes for...Know more
— Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis
— Dr Monkombu Sambasivan Swaminathan, Indian Agronomist
— Amit Chandra, Managing Director, Bain Capital
— Suresh Subramani, Global Director, Tata Institute for Genetics and Society
— Ashish Dhawan, Founder and Chairman, Central Square Foundation
— Uma Bharati, Then Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation