North South Foundation (NSF) - Igniting Minds

About NSF:

 The North South Foundation (NSF), founded in the US in 1989, provides educational access to talented and economically disadvantaged students. With over 20,000 scholarships distributed primarily in India, we conduct academic competitions and programs focused on STEM and English-language arts.

 Our online and offline competitions attract thousands of participants annually. In addition to education, we emphasize universal values and character development through programs like Young Changemakers. In 2020, our Young Changemakers helped distribute Chromebooks to Title I schools in the U.S., enabling remote learning for over 1000 underserved students.

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Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Annual Income of Parents: (Less than) <2 Lakhs
  2. APEAPCET Rank: (Less than) < 15000 for admitted in B.Tech I Year Regular
  3. APECET Rank: (Less than) < 10000 for admitted in B.Tech II Year Lateral Entry (Integrated Rank)


Academic Year No. of Students Benefitted Amount (In Rs.)
2023 - 24 174 43,50,000/-
2022 - 23 87 21,75,000/-


Merit Scholarships

Dr. L. Hanimi Reddy Merit Scholarships

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Academic Toppers (Branch wise Topper during the course of study)

Merit Scholarships

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Academic Toppers (Topper in the Academic Year branch)