Description: National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation (NHFDC), for and on behalf of the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt. of India, invite applications from Students with Disabilities for award of the Scholarship Scheme (National Fund).
Eligibility: Monthly income of the beneficiary/parent or guardian should not be more than Rs.15, 000/- (Rs. 1.80 Lakh p.a.) from all sources. Family income includes income of parent/guardian. Scholarship holder under this scheme will not concurrently hold any other scholarship/stipend.
How to Apply: Applicant has to apply online. Applicant has to submit hard copy of the application duly recommended by the head of the institution.
Subject: Various Courses
Level: Pursuing Higher Academic/Professional or Technical Qualification at Graduation and Above Level.
Provider: National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation (NHFDC), for and on behalf of the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt. of India
For Which Country: India
For Whom: National
Number of Award: Under this scheme, 500 National Scholarships will be awarded to eligible students with disabilities.
What Does it Cover: Scholarship of Rs.1000/-p.m. for hostelers and Rs.700/-p.m. for day scholars studying in professional courses at graduation and above level and Rs.700/-p.m. for hostelers and Rs.400/-p.m. for day scholars pursuing Diploma/Certificate level professional courses will be awarded. Course fee reimbursed up to the ceiling of Rs.10, 000/- per year. Financial assistance can be given for computer with editing software for blind/deaf Graduate and Post-Graduate Students pursuing professional courses and for support access software for cerebral palsy students.