Organisation : National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation
Scholarship Name : National Scholarship Trust Fund Renewal 2018-19
Applicable For : 2500 Differently Abled Students
Applicable States/UTs : All Over India
Application Deadline : 30.06.2019
Website : http://www.nhfdc.nic.in/New_Registration_home.aspx
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NHFDC National Scholarship Renewal
National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation invites applications for National Scholarship Renewal for the year 2018-19.
Related : AICTE Pragati Scholarship 2018-19 : www.scholarships.net.in/29390.html
The objective of the Scheme is to provide financial assistance to the differently-abled students to enable them to pursue professional or technical courses from recognized institutes and get employed/self-employed.
Who Can Apply?
i) Financial assistance will be given to pursue degree and/or post graduate level technical and professional courses from a recognized institution.
ii) Scholarship will be awarded for only one course at a time.
iii) A candidate who is awarded scholarship for one course, after its completion will be eligible for another course too.
iv) A scholarship holder under this Scheme will not avail any other scholarship/stipend for pursuing the course.
v) The annual income of the beneficiary/parent or guardian of beneficiary should not exceed Rs. 3.00 lakh from all sources.
How to Apply?
Application in enclosed prescribed format shall be submitted at any time during an academic year to the assigned agency.
An advance copy of the application should also be submitted on line. To Apply for Online follow the below steps.
Step 1 : Go to the official website of National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation through the URL http://www.nhfdc.nic.in/
Step 2 : Then Click on the 2500 Scholarships(2017-18) link in the left side of the home page.
Step 3 : Next Select Scholarship link and then Click Apply Online
Step 4 : Read the instructions carefully and Click To Register link in the bottom of the page.
Step 5 : Enter the required details to complete your application Form
Step 6 : In case of Renewal of Scholarship Application you have to enter your Email Address and Password.
Each applicant shall be given a registration number on receipt of the application. The screening committee shall examine these applications quarterly and the scholarship amount will be disbursed.
i) Academic record – attested copies of relevant certificates/mark sheets for the qualifying examination.
ii) Proof of annual income – Proof of income shall include last salary slip of parent/guardian, acknowledgement of income tax/income certificate e from revenue official/gazetted officer/public representative e.g. MP, MLA, MLC, Panchayat officials etc.;
iii) Attested copy of Disability certificate;
iv) Course fee receipt if any, duly paid during the academic session;
v) Receipt/Invoice of eligible assistive devices duly countersigned by the authorized signatory of the institution;
vi) Attested copy of Aadhar Card
vii) In case of continuation of scholarship in a succeeding year, a copy of the mark sheet of the preceding year.
Number of Scholarships
To start with every year 2500 scholarships will be provided to the differently-abled students throughout the country. 30% scholarships will be reserved for girls, which will be transferable to male students in case of non-availability of female candidates.
Rate of Scholarship
(i) Non-refundable fees shall be fully awarded in case of Government/Government-aided institution. In case of private Institutes the reimbursement would be restricted to similar courses in Government/Government-aided institutions.
(ii) Maintenance allowance will be paid to the students for a period of 10 months only in one academic year at following rates.
(Rs. per month)
(Rs. Per annum)
|Professional Graduate Courses||2500/-||6000/-|
|Professional Post-Graduate courses||3000/-||10000/-|
(iii) Visual,Hearing and Orthopaedically handicapped differently-abled students, in addition will be provided aids and appliances, only once during lifetime, as given below
Visually Handicapped :
|1.||Brailler / Brailler Typewriter||Rs. 10,000||For blind|
|2.||Laptop or Desktop with Screen reading software||Rs. 40,000||For blind|
|3.||Laptop or Desktop with Screen Magnification software||Rs. 60,000||For low vision|
Hearing Handicapped :
|1.||Binaural digital programmable hearing aid with annual provision of button cells||Rs 50,000 + Rs 3600 p.a.|
|2.||Cell phone with SMS SIM card||Rs 5,000|
|3.||Laptop or Desktop with WiFi (Blue tooth) facility||Rs 70,000|
Orthopaedically Handicapped :
|1.||Laptop or Desktop||Rs. 40,000|
Rejection of Applications in the following conditions :
(a) Applications received after the last date i.e 30.06.2019;
(b) Incomplete in any respect;
(c) Not accompanied by copies of the required documents;
(d) Any fresh paper / enclosures submitted after closing date, shall not be considered;