The alumni of this prestigious institution under the aegis of 22Knots, the initial impetus from the batch of 1990-1994 and a grant instituted in memory of Mr BRK Gupta (DMET alumnus, PGM, ’53-’57) and Mrs. Rajkumari Gupta, are pleased to announce the setting up of DMECA scholarship programme for the third and fourth year MERI cadets.

This is the first of many initiatives the Alumni group has envisaged to bring to the cadets of this institution to nurture talent and help cadets in their chosen path of being Marine Engineers.
Cadets of all years are implored to spread the word among all others, provide feedbacks and request for initiatives for the Alumni to further actively participate in the general well-being of the cadets and the industry.


Also See : Scholarships 2019


The Prize

This Scholarship is a one-time grant of Rs.50,000 in cash sponsored by the Alumni group and Rs.50,000 in cash sponsored by the family of Mr. BRK Gupta (1953~1957), both disbursed by MERI Alumni Trust (MAT)

Application Form

Application from the deserving cadets will be solicited in the form of an application package, to be completed and mailed to designated email addresses in pdf format


All the applications will be assessed by a panel of Alumni, objectively, based on a scoring system. The panel will be constituted anew every year and the panelists will be announced during the Grant announcement every year. All the assessment papers of the panelist as well as the all information submitted by the applicants may be made available online to promote transparency and honesty. Assessments will be completed within 30 days from the last date of receipt of the applications


The winner shall be announced and the grant delivered within 60 days from the last date of receipt of application every year
Two Numbers each of Rs.50000/- (Rupees Fifty Thousand Only) in cash

Who Can Apply?

Cadets in third and fourth year as on October 04th 2016

Minimum Eligibility

No pending supplementaries as on October 04th 2016
No history of any major disciplinary action
Not a previous winner of this scholarship

How to Apply for DMECA Scholarship 2016

Submit the completed Application Form (can be downloaded or typed freshly in the same format) along with Parent’s/ Legal Guardian’s Income Certificate Academic results for all the semesters so far at this college and 1-page Personal Statement on – Why Should you be awarded this scholarship
Signed copy of the Consent Form (can be downloaded or typed freshly in the same format)
Send all the above details in soft copy, as a single pdf attachment, through email to [email protected]

Important Dates

Last Date for Mailing the Application Package 30th November 2016