Scholarships for students with disabilities; apply now
Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divayangjan), Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India; 5th Floor, Pt. Deendayal Antyodaya Bhavan, CGO Complex, Lodhl Road, New Delhi-110003, has invited applications for various scholarships for Students with Disabilities for 2019-20.
There are 3 scholarships announced. The Pre-Metric Scholarships are for Students with Disabilities studying in Class 9 and 10 while the Post-Metric Scholarships are for Students with Disabilities studying in Class 11 to Post Graduate/Diploma Programmes. The third one, Scholarship for Top Class education for Students with Disabilities, is for pursuing Graduate and Post Graduate Degree/Diploma Programmes in notified institutes of excellence in education.
Applications can be submitted at www.scholarships.gov.in by October 15 for Pre-Metric Scholarships and October 31 for Post-Metric Scholarships & Scholarship for Top Class Education.
The last date for online verification at the Institution level is October 31 and November 15 respectively. The last date for online verification by the State Nodal Officer is November 15 and November 30 respectively.
All the above scholarships are applicable to students with disability (Disability is as defined in Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016) of 40% and above and having a proper disability certificate to this effect issued by a competent Medical Authority.
For Verification of applications, each Institute has to fill their Institute Nodal Officer Verification form and get it approved by the District/State Nodal Officer, failing which they will not be able to verify the application online. The details of the State Nodal Officers for Scholarships for Students with Disabilities (Name, e-mail, contact details etc) are available at the 2 sites mentioned.