SRM University offers several scholarships, fee waiver schemes, teaching and research assistance to meritorious and deserving students. In 2007-08, close to 750 students benefited from various schemes and 1500 in 2008-09. Fee waiver of 50% students with above 90% in CBSE and above 95% in State Board examinations. Founder’s Scholarship-full waiver on tuition, books, hostels and mess, plus a stipend of Rs.1000 per month to top state, SRMJEE, JEE (Main) rankers, sports person, and socio-economics disdained.