The Stanford Reliance Dhirubhai Fellowship was established to support Indian nationals living in India who need financial assistance in obtaining an MBA at Stanford. This is one of the most generous international scholarships for Indian students, and it is awarded by Reliance Industries, Ltd, along with Stanford University. Every year, Stanford awards up to three Reliance Dhirubhai fellowships to Indian nationals.The Reliance Dhirubhai Fellowship Program aims to offer future leaders with a strong educational foundation so they can make a positive change in India. Recipients of this scholarship need to return to India to lead organizations that are working towards the rapid development of the Indian economy. This scholarship will cover almost 80% of the cost of attendance and the associated fee for each year of the two-year MBA program offered by Stanford. Within two years of finishing the MBA, fellows need to come back to India and work for an Indian organization.
The selection of scholars for the Stanford Reliance Dhirubhai Fellowship involves a multi-stage process. The scholars will be selected after a thorough assessment of merit and need of all the applicants. The selection process includes:
Screening of scholarship applications based on financial need.
Terms and Conditions
The continuation of the scholarship depends on the good academic performance of the scholars in the examinations conducted by their respective universities.
Renewal cases of stipend holders who are not promoted to the next year will not be considered for further renewal.
This scholarship needs a separate external application.