Keeping with its tradition, SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University) has awarded sports scholarship amounting to Rs. 4,40,65,000/- to one hundred and eight (108) sports men and women admitted in 2014 to its various programs in Engineering and Technology, management, Science and humanities etc. This scholarship is given to them as full tuition fees, hostel accommodation, and mess and transport fees. The university provides a total sports scholarship of nearly Seven (7.0) crores in a year by including the existing senior class sports person.
The awardees were selected in the selection trials conducted in a transparent manner on 5th and 6th April 2014,and furtheron 13th to 18th may 2014 in which more than six hundred (600) sports persons participated. The trails were conducted in Cricket, Basket ball, Volley ball, Foot ball, Hockey, Badminton, Ball Badminton, Tennis, Table tennis and Chess by experts from inside and outside the university.
The university is proud to have selected many national and international players such as Mr. Siva Krishna (International volley ball player), Mr. S.Stany (International players in chess), Mr. Sushmit Sriram (International player in Table Tennis), Y.Monicha,Varsha,Neelaamsingh(International in Ball Badminton Players)
The scholarship award function was held at the SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University) Vadapalani campus on 10.07.2014 at 12.00 Noon. The chancellor of the university Dr.Pariventhar presided and gave the admit cards to the awardees. The Chairman, Vice chancellor, Registrar and the Director of Sports were present along with other university officials.