Sunday, January 08, 2012

1000 scholarships for differently-abled students @ NHFDC
The National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation (NHFDC) set up by Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment in Jan 1997 grant funds to persons with disabilities through the State Channelising Agencies (SCAs) nominated by the state govt.(s)

Scholarship sponsored by: National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation (NHFDC)

Number of scholarships: 1000

For whom: Students covered under Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunity, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995 and the National Trust for the Welfare of Persons with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation and Multiple Disabilities Act, 1999.

Course of study: Degree and Post Graduate level professional and technical courses from recognized institutions in India.

Eligibility: Monthly income of the beneficiary/ parent should be Rs. 25, 000 (Rs. 3 Lakh p.a) or less from all sources/ should be an Indian

Amount for maintenance
  • Professional Graduate Courses: Rs. 2500 p.m (for 10 months)
  • Professional PG Courses: Rs. 3000 p.m
Amount for Books & stationery:
  • Professional Graduate Courses: Rs. 6,000 p.a
  • Professional PG Courses: Rs. 10,000 p.a
Visual and hearing differently-abled students will be financed for purchase of aids and appliances (once during lifetime).

How to applyClick here to apply online

Click here
 to view details 
National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation (NHFDC)
Red Cross Bhawan, Sector-12
Faridabad -121 007

Phone: (0129) 2226910, 2287512, 2287513

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