SCHOLARSHIP SCHEMES FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES UNDER GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

SCHOLARSHIP SCHEMES FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES UNDER GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

Department of Empowerment of persons with Disabilities, under Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India, is providing following Scholarship schemes for students with Disabilities from Class IX to Ph.D. Students including admission to Overseas Universities.

  1. Pre-Matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities.

Courses covered : Class IX and X
No. of Scholarships per Year : 46,000
Parental Income ceiling per Annum : Rs. 2,00,000/- (Two Lakhs)
Rate of Scholarship : Scholarship of Rs. 350 for Day Scholars and Rs. 600/- per month for hostellers plus book and ad hoc grant and other allowances like Transport allowance, reader allowance etc.
How to apply : Apply Online at www.scholarships.gov.in
  1.  Post-Matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities.

Courses covered : Class XI to Master’s Degree or Diploma Level.
No. of Scholarships per Year : 16,650
Parental Income ceiling per Annum : Rs. 2,50,000/- (Two Lakhs fifty thousand)
Rate of Scholarship : There are different rates of maintenance allowance for Post Graduate, Grduate, Diploma, Professional Courses leading to degree, Diploma etc. in Different Disciplines. It ranges from Rs. 650 – 1200 Per Month for Hostellers and Rs. 400 to 550 for Day Scholars plus tuition fee (Maximum ceiling Rs. 1.5 lakhs per annum), book allowance and other allowances like Transport allowance, reader allowance etc.
How to apply : Apply Online at www.scholarships.gov.in
  1. Scholarship for TOP CLASS EDUCATION for Students with Disabilities.

Courses covered : Post Graduate Degree Or Diploma in 240 Notified Institutions of Excellence.
No. of Scholarships per Year : 160
Parental Income ceiling per Annum : Rs. 6,00,000/- (Six Lakhs)
Rate of Scholarship : Monthly  maintenance allowance of Rs. 3000/- Per Month for Hostellers and Rs. 1500/-for Day Scholars, Rs. 2000 per Month Disability Allowance, BOOK grant of Rs. 5000/- per annum and tuition fee  upto 2 lakhs per annum.
How to apply : Apply Online at www.scholarships.gov.in

  1. National Overseas Scholarship for Students with Disabilities.

Courses covered : Post Graduate Degree and Doctorate Degree in Foreign Universities abroad.
No. of Scholarships per Year : 20
Parental Income ceiling per Annum : Rs. 6,00,000/- (Six Lakhs)
Rate of Scholarship : Monthly  maintenance allowance of Pound (Great Britain) 9,900 per annum for UK and US $15,400 for other countries, plus Tuition fees,contingency allowance, cost of air passage etc.  
How to apply : Apply Online at www.disabilityaffairs.gov.in  The application may be submitted to the address in the Prescribed format. The Under Secretary (Scholarships), Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Room No. 516, 5th Floor, Pandit Deendayal Antyodaya Bhawan, Lodhi Road, New Delhi -110003
  1. National Fellowship for Students with Disabilities.

Courses covered : M.Phil/Ph.D
No. of Scholarships per Year : 200
Parental Income ceiling per Annum : No Income Ceiling
Rate of Scholarship : Monthly  Rs.25,000 for JRF(First Two Years) and Rs.28,000/- for SRF  and book allowance and other allowances like Transport allowance, reader allowance etc. are applicable.
How to apply : Apply Online at www.ugc.ac.in

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