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Sports flowing at college level has upgraded the sporting culture in the country. With Education being an undoubted priority in the Indian society, Up and Until a decade ago sports and athletes were not received the same way they are today. The Indian parents perceived sports as something that would hinder the education of their children.
College sports has played a vital role by recognizing the athletes and providing them education along with a forum to display their skills. Besides, there many colleges supporting these athletes by offering scholarships and rewarding them on account of their outstanding skills.
Take a look at some of the best Colleges in Tamil Nadu that offer sports scholarships to these athletes.
Anna University the Government of Tamil Nadu’s Engineering institution, which is regarded the best Engineering College at the state has allocated 600 spots for sportspersons in the colleges affiliated to it. Deserving sportspersons admitted through Sports Quota would be given scholarships based on their performances.
Madras University, one of the oldest and prestigious Universities in India, which has a number of Colleges affiliated to it, grants admissions to sports students and funds them through various endowment and scholarship schemes. The University also conducts various tournaments for the colleges affiliated to it.
M.O.P VAISHNAV COLLEGE FOR WOMEN
M.O.P. Vaishnav College for Women, one of the top ranked Colleges in Chennai also excels in the sporting realm. The college that holds a record for clinching a number of trophies and producing a number of International talents a number of supports and grooms sports talents by recognizing and providing scholarships to deserving sportspersons.
Loyola ranked 6th at the NIRF rankings is one amongst the college that rules the domain of college sports. The college known for producing a number of talents, also provides sports scholarships for the sports students.
SRM University is another College that recognizes athletes and offers scholarships extensively. The College invests around 7 Crores on sports students every academic year including the food and accommodations. The University is also noted to have bagged titles at various sports meets.
WOMEN’S CHRISTIAN COLLEGE
Women’s Christian College, braces and supports the development of sports through selection trials. The college conducts selection trials and offers scholarships to deserving students.
SSN College of Engineering the 36th NIRF ranked college, regarded as one amongst the best Engineering Colleges in Chennai, has also been a hub of sporting activity and has produced many Sporting stalwarts including Ravichandran Ashwin. The College affiliated to Anna University has scholarships schemes supporting sportspersons who have represented higher levels.
ST.JOSEPH’S INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
The College falling under Jeppiar Group of Institutions, encourages sports by admitting students through sports quota and provides them with scholarships rewarding their performances. The college invests around 3 Crores every academic year for the welfare of Sports students.
HINDUSTAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY AND SCIENCE
Hindustan Institute of Technology, which has a sound sporting infrastructure, offers educational scholarship to sports students. The college sponsors the tournament expenditure of the athletes also provides training facilities for the athletes.
ETHIRAJ COLLEGE FOR WOMEN
Ethiraj College one of the oldest and reputed colleges in Chennai which is inevitably amongst the top colleges in Chennai, has a sport facility that aims at the all-round development of sports. The college holding a record for a number of titles provides scholarships for athletes.