Scholarships & Awards

A testament of alumni giving back to their alma-mater.


Summer Internship Assistance

Providing support for students participating in summer internships. This scholarship helps students cover the costs associated with summer internships, allowing them to gain valuable work experience without financial constraints.

SURA Awards

Awarded annually to a student team demonstrating exceptional innovation and creativity in science/engineering.

Mantra Awards

The Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL) at BITS Pilani aims to create future leaders by recognizing outstanding students with leadership potential and/or entrepreneurial initiative.

Student Travel Assistance Scholarship

Providing financial aid to students for travel expenses related to education. This scholarship aims to reduce the financial burden on students who need to travel for educational purposes, ensuring that they can focus on their studies without worrying about travel costs.

Research Scholarship

Supporting students in their research endeavors with financial assistance. This scholarship encourages and supports students in pursuing research projects by providing them with the necessary financial resources to conduct their studies effectively.


Bharati & B Balaji Scholarship

Mr. Balaji Bakthisaran from 1977-1982 Batch have initiated 03 Scholarship under 40% category of the Merit-Cum-Need (MCN) category for the qualified, needy, First-Degree students as per the scholarships policy applicable from time to time to study at the Pilani and Goa Campuses of BITS Pilani.

BITSAA UK Scholarship

BITSAA International has announced a new Merit-Cum-need scholarship hosted by BITSAA UK community from the year 2023. Mr. Naveen Patha from 1996 batch, along with Vidya Narasimhan of 1992 batch and Prabhjyot Singh Sodhi of 2013 batch have initiated the scholarship for the period of five years. More than 30 generous donors from the BITSAA UK community have already pledged their support to this effort. The scholarship commenced from September 2023 and will be awarded semester basis

BITSians’ Day Giving Scholarship

The scholarship is initiated with the funds raised during BITSians’ Day Giving Campaign by BITSAA International, an annual event tied to BITSians’ Day gathering around the world. The goal is to extend additional financial support to the existing MCN scholarships at each campus.

Bhushan Bhatia Scholarship

The Bhushan Bhatia Scholarships have been instituted by Brij Bhushan, an alumni from the class of 1964. Brij Bhushan is currently retired from Reston Consulting Group, which he founded in 1986. RCG provides Systems Integration services in the field of telecommunications to the US Federal Government. Brij and his wife Champa (also a BITS alumnus) live in the suburbs of Washington DC and have three grown up children Anju, Anita and Anup. The name of the scholarship has been derived from Brij’s surname and his wife Champa Bhushan’s maiden surname Bhatia.

Vaibhav Gajulapalli Memorial Scholarship (VGMS)

Dr. Sudesh Kumar Gajulapalli and Mrs. Padmaja S. Kumar in loving memory of their son Mr. VAIBHAV GAJULAPALLI (Goa, 07-11), an alumnus of BITS Pilani K K Birla Goa Campus, have established one (1) 100% scholarship for Male student at the BITS Pilani K K Birla Goa campus to financially low-income background.