Post Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship for single girl child
University Grants Commission (UGC), Bhadur Shah Zafar Marg New Delhi-110 002, has invited applications for the Post Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child with an aim to compensate direct costs of girl education to all levels especially for such girls who happen to be the only girl child in their family.
Girl students without having any brother or the girl student who are twin daughters/ fraternal daughter may also apply for scholarship under the aforesaid scheme.
In a family with one son and one daughter, then girl child will not be considered for scholarship under the scheme.
The scheme aims to support education of single girl child in Postgraduate courses only and to recognize the value of observance of small family norm.
A total of 3000 scholarships are available under the scheme.
Eligibility: Applicants should be Girl students not exceeding 30 years of age at the time of admission in first year of PG course. The scheme is applicable to such single girl child who has taken admission in regular, fulltime first year Masters Degree course in any designated university or a post graduate college. Admission to PG Course in Distance education mode is not covered under the scheme.
Scholarship Amount: Amount of fellowship: Rs.36,200/- p.a. for a period of two years.
Application: Applications can be submitted through the link available at https://scholarships.gov.in (UGC/AICTE Schemes link) latest by 30 October 2020.
The host institution where the candidate is studying is required to verify the online application by 15 November 2020.
The detailed Guidelines is given at the Website https://scholarships.gov.in.