Scholarship Program is a TITAN supported CSR Intervention for more than 2000 (2162 to be precise) poor meritorious students from the underprivileged section of our society have received the education scholarship from the company, mostly from Dharmapuri and Krishnagiri districts in Tamil Nadu. The scholarship is given every year to students with good academic performance based on their soci-economic background, particularly from the economically backward groups of society.

Scholarships are given to ITI, Diploma, UG, PG, BE, MBBS students only. Scholarships are given strictly to permanent resident students of Dharmapuri and Krishnagiri in Tamil Nadu. It is given only for full time regular courses from recognized educational institutions located in India, and it also strictly on merit cum need basis. Students from SCs / STs, differently able, girls, orphans, of single parent will have added advantage. Only students with more than 50 percent marks on an average in 10th and 12th are eligible. TITAN Company Ltd has authorized GRAAM to evaluate and to assess the midterm impact of the program.

 

Project Name: Evaluation and Impact Assessment of Scholarship Program, under Titan’s Corporate Social Responsibility
Project Sanction Date 27th August 2018
Project Period 16th August to 31st March 2019
Project Location Krishnagiri District, Tamil Nadu.
Project Supported by TITAN Company Ltd.
Implementation Partner Grassroots Research And Advocacy Movement
Project Team Project Director and Mentor: 
Mr. Basavaraju R, Executive Director
Project Manager and Contact person: 
Mr.Bhagavan Bidarakote – Manager Strategic Consultation.
Research Team
Dr. Sayed Ajmal Pasha , Dr.Shivaprasad, Ms.Nagina Suresh
Scope of Work: 1. How far Titan Scholarships have brought changes in the socio-economic conditions of the beneficiaries and their families who got the Titan Scholarships.
2. Were the scholarships helpful in reaching the neediest?
3. Perceptions of the beneficiaries and people at large about Titan Scholarships.

Detailed objectives:

1. To study the design, structure, content, processes, implementation and performance (process performance)
2. To examine and assess whether the beneficiaries are better off, worse off or remain the same after getting Titan Scholarships,
3. To assess the multiple effects, if any, of the Titan Scholarships on the beneficiary families,
4. To examine the employability of the beneficiaries of Titan Scholarships, and
5. To assess the overall effects of Titan Scholarships for further improvements.