Fully free education for one economically backward and meritorious student in each UG/PG programme offered by the University. This freeship include tuition fees, examination fees and hostel fees. This was initiated by Hon’ble Vice Chancellor Prof. P. Kolandaivel from the academic year 2018-19.
Endowment Merit Scholarship in the name of National leaders Thiru Rajaji and Dr. Ambedkar has been created for meritorious students of the University Departments/Government Colleges/Aided Colleges /University Constituent Colleges/Periyar University PG Extension Center. Meritorious and outstanding students of various PG and M.Phil. courses securing the highest percentage of marks in U.G final year and first year P.G. examination shall be eligible for the award of Merit Scholarship @ Rs. 3000/-.
Full time research scholars admitted to the Ph.D. programme of the University Departments are offered a monthly fellowship of Rs. 6000/- with an annual contingency of Rs. 6000/-.