The “Young Engineers Scholarship (YES), was established on January 1, 2015 to provide financial assistance to qualified students of JNTU, Kakinada who are in need of financial assistance to pursue a Bachelor’s in Engineering program.  The scholarship was established by Mrs. Madhumathi Yendamuri Garlanka, in honor of

Nagarjuna Yendamuri

who is an alum of JNTU, Kakinada with a B.E. in Mechanical Engineering. He has held several leadership positions in his career with BHEL (Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited) and has turned an entrepreneur after his retirement from BHEL. He has also contributed to several philanthropic causes including a Shirdi Sai Baba temple located in Ramachandrapuram, Hyderabad.

Sudhakar Garlanka

who is an alum of JNTU, Kakinada with an M.Tech in Civil Engineering. Mr. Garlanka is an entrepreneur in the Information Technology field in the Washington, DC metro area in the USA. He is an active contributor to the Next Step Foundation supporting the delivery of free education to 300+ underprivileged children at the Nagarajan Educational Academy in Miyapur, Hyderabad.

The scholarship is intended to cover any and all of the following expenses:

  • College fees
  • Hostel expenses
  • Reimbursement of expenses related to books/stationery

for a period of four years. Continued grant of scholarship for each year is contingent upon the student maintaining a minimum percentage of 60% each year and minimum attendance of 70%.

Applications will be accepted starting august of each year until October 31st.

Since a lot of families are impacted by COVID-19, we are accepting applications from 2nd, 3rd and 4th year students also at this time… please submit your application today.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Studying B.Tech/B.E. In JNTU, Kakinada
  • Demonstrated financial need


  • Submission of application (including supporting documentation): October 31st of each year.
  • Announcement of scholarship award: Two weeks after application deadline.
  • Student reply date for acceptance of award: 7 days after scholarship award notification.

Application process will re-open in August, 2024

  • Click here to apply for the scholarship. There is no application fee for this scholarship.

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