With the motive to provide financial assistance to differently- abled students for employment in professional and technical field of work, National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation has launched scholarship for special citizens to aid their education and take care of their related expenses.
Application submission closes on June 30, 2017. To check the eligibility and application procedures follow the proceedings:
The opportunity is for disabled candidates only.
Candidate must have taken admission in technical course at any graduate or post- graduate level, on the base of competitive exam.
Candidate must not be availing scholarships from any other source.
Candidate's family income must not be above 3L p.a.
In the case of change of course, the grant will be revoked.
Candidate will not be awarded with the scholarship during the internship period of MBBS.
Eligible and selected candidates will be fully awarded non- refundable fees of government or government aided institutions. If the candidate studies in private institute, reimbursement will be restricted to similar courses to that of government or government aided institutions. Candidates will also be provided with maintenance allowance in one academic year for the period of ten- months in the following categories:
Professional graduate course- Maintenance allowance of INR 2500 p.m. and stationary allowance of INR 6000 p.m.
Professional post- graduation course- Maintenance allowance of INR 3000 p.m. and stationary allowance of INR 10,000 p.a.
To visual, hearing and orthopedically disabled students, additional aids or appliances will be provided, once during their lifetime:
Braille or braille printer of up to INR 10,000.
Laptop or desktop with screen reading software of up to INR 40,000.
Laptop or desktop with screen magnification software of up to INR 60,000.
Cell phone with SMS sim card of up to INR 5000.
Laptop or desktop with Wifi/ Bluetooth facility of up to INR 70,000 (for hearing impaired).
Binaural digital programmable hearing aid with annual provision of button cells of up to INR 53,600 p.a.
For orthopedically handicapped, laptop or desktop of up to INR 40,000.
How to Apply:
Applications are accepted online only.
National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation which falls under Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment is focusing on the scholarship drive to make disabled abled in their own capacities and to give them a livelihood of respect and dignity.