Homi Bhabha Center for Science Education Scholarships


The Homi Bhabha Center for Science Education Scholarships is a scholarship program for those post graduate science students or students in their last as well as final year of post-graduation who want to do research work in respective fields of scientific studies.

The Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (HBCSE) is an organ of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai. The goal of HBCSE is to bring about overall improvement in the field of Science as well as Mathematics by transcending new boundaries of research and studies.

This national center propagates the study of science as well as mathematics right from the time a child enters the boundaries of his school till the time he graduates into a great scientist or mathematician. Research and Development in Science and Mathematics forms a prime agenda in HBCSE's goal to achieve expertise in the desired fields. The HBCSE is a thirty-year-old center, which served India with distinction since its inception.

The fields of study in which scholarships offered are stated below:

  • Physical Science.

  • Chemical Science.

  • Biological Science.

  • Earth Sciences.

  • Mathematics.

  • Statistics.

  • Computer Science.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have post-graduate degree in any of the subjects mentioned above or in the final year of post-graduation.

  • Candidates must have got a good percentage of marks in all the past examinations Value of Scholarships.

  • Candidates who got selected are provided with a monthly scholarship grant of Rs. 8, 000. However, This amount is increased to Rs. 9, 500 after the candidate successfully registers for his PHD degree.

  • The yearly contingency grant incase of the scholarship is Rs. 10, 000.

  • Yearly tuition fees upto an amount of Rs. 4, 000 is included in the scholarship.

Application Procedure

Applications for the Homi Bhabha Center for Science Education Scholarships should be sent to:

  • Sr. Administrative Officer
  • Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education
  • Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR)
  • VN Purav Marg, Mankhurd
  • Mumbai-400 088

With the application for scholarship, a candidate must send a Demand Draft for Rs. 300/-drawn in favor of ‘Homi Bhabha Centre’ for Science Education'payable in Mumbai.


  • Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, V. N. Purav Marg, Mankhurd, Mumbai 400 008
  • Phones: + 091 − 022 − 255580036
  • + 091 − 022 − 25567711
  • + 091 − 022 − 25554712
  • Fax: + 091 − 022 − 25566803
  • Email: postmaster@hbcse.tifr.res.in