Organisation : Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities
Scholarship Name : 2017-18 Scholarships For Top Class Education For Students With Disabilities
Applicable For : Students With Disabilities
Applicable States/UTs : All Over India
Application Deadline : 31-10-2017
Website : http://disabilityaffairs.gov.in/content/page/scholarship-of-top-class-education.php
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Scholarships For Top Class Education :
The last date for submission of applications for Top Class Education Scholarship by the Students with Disabilities is 31-10-2017
Update : NSP Scholarship For Top Class Education For Students With Disabilities 2018-19 : www.scholarships.net.in/25461.html
Conditions of Eligibility:
(a) A citizen of India,
(b) A person with disability having not less than 40% disability and having a disability certificate issued by any competent medical authority.
(c) Having selected and got admission in any of the notified institutions for pursuing a full-time course at the level of Post Graduate Degree/Diploma according to the norms prescribed by the respective institution.
(d) The candidate is not receiving any other scholarship under any scheme of the Government of India.
(e) Income Ceiling of parents/guardians:
Total income from all sources of the candidate and/or his/her parents/guardians, shall not exceed Rs.6,00,000/- (Rupees six lakh only) per annum, (excluding such allowances as are not treated as part of total income for the purpose of income tax).
(f) Two children in a family :
Not more than two disabled children of the same parents/guardians will be eligible and to this effect a self-certification will be required from the candidate. Provided, more than two children of the same parents can be allowed in case the second/third children are twins.
(g) One time award :
The awardee cannot be considered for the award for second or subsequent times as the individual can be awarded only for once
Procedure of Application & Selection :
a) Applications will be called for through the National e-Scholarship Portal, an on-line scholarship management program www.scholarships.gov.in developed by Department of Electronics & Information Technology for this purpose.
b) The applicants should submit their application through the on-line system within the last date prescribed for receipt of applications. All requisite documents like photograph, proof of age, disability certificate, income certificate of the parent, etc. duly filled in the prescribed format will be required to be uploaded in the said scholarship portal.
c) The Institute in which he/she is studying shall forward the application through the portal to the Education/Disability Welfare Department of the State Govt. concerned after doing the necessary verification of the facts contained in the application like age, date of birth, Disability certificate, recognition of the course, fees received etc.
d) Final selection will be done by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities based on the recommendations of the State Govt. considering, inter alia, the no. of slots available to that particular State.