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).


  • 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 ( 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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