Scholarship for Handicapped Students


The National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation (NHFDC) has invited applications from Students with Disabilities for award of Scholarship Scheme (National Fund).

Highlights

  • 500 National Scholarships will be awarded to eligible students with disabilities for pursuing higher academic/professional or technical qualification.
  • This NHFDC Scholarship for handicapped students shall be awarded once in a academic year under this scheme.
  • Scholarship of Rs.1000/- p.m. for hostellers and Rs.700/- p.m. for day scholars studying in professional courses at graduation and above level, and Rs.700/- p.m. for hostellers and Rs.400/- p.m. for day scholars pursuing Diploma/Certificate level professional courses. Course fee reimbursed upto ceilingof Rs.10,000/- per year.
  • Financial assistance can be given for computer with editing software for blind/deaf graduate and postgraduate students pursuing professional courses and for support access software for cerebral palsy students.
  • 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:-

The applicant has to apply online (www.nhfdc.nic.in) before 31.08.2013 and the printed application form along with requisite documents duly countersigned and recommended by the head of the institution, where they are studying, should reach to:

National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation (NHFDC), Red Cross Bhawan, Sector-12, Faridabad-121007.

Please note, without a hard copy (printed and filled copy) of application, a candidate’s application in soft copy will not be entertained.

For more detailed information on the scholarship, click – HERE

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