Organisation : University Grants Commission (UGC)
Scholarship Name : PG Indira Gandhi Scholarship For Single Girl Child 2020-21
Applicable For : Girl students who are admitted in the first year of PG courses
Last Date : 30-10-2020
Website : https://scholarships.gov.in/
UGC PG SGC Scholarship
UGC has introduced a 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.
Related / Similar Scholarship : NSP UGC PG Scholarship For University Rank Holders 2020-21
The objectives of the proposed scheme are:
a) To support post graduate education of single girl child in postgraduate courses only.
b) To recognize the value of observance of small family norm.
** Girl students who are admitted in the first year of PG courses in the following Universities / Colleges and happen to be the only girl child in the family:
** Universities/Institutions/Colleges included under section 2(f) & and 12(B) of UGC Act.
** Deemed to be Universities included under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956 and eligible to receive grants-in-aid from UGC.
** Those Deemed Universities which do not receive funds from the Central/ State Government are not eligible institutions under the scheme.
** Universities/Institutions/College funded by Central/State Government.
** Institutes of National Importance.
** 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 if one son and one daughter is available then girl child will not be considered for scholarship under the scheme.
** Slots : 3000
** Age limit: Girl students up to the age of 30 years at the time of admission in first year of PG courses are eligible.
** The scheme is applicable to such single girl child who has taken admission in regular, full- time 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.
Procedure For Applying
** The candidates fulfilling the eligibility conditions are required to apply online on National Scholarship Portal after initiation of application process and notice to be published on UGC website.
** The host institution where the candidate is studying is required to verify the online application.
** It is expected from the institutions where student has taken admission in the first year PG course, no tuition fees will be charged by the institute from girl students to pursue PG degree course in Universities/Colleges/Institutions
Apply Online : https://scholarships.gov.in/
** 3,000 fresh scholarships will be awarded every year.
** The awardee can avail of other scholarship also during the tenure of this scholarship.
Duration of Scholarship
** After selection, the awardees will be paid scholarship on DBT mode on annual basis.
** The scholarship will be renewed for the next year of study on receipt of renewal.
** Students failing to get promoted to the next class/ level would forfeit the scholarship.
** Change in course of study will not be permitted.
** If the awardee changes the course of study, the scholarship will stand forfeited from the date of such a change.
** Scheme will be implemented and monitored by the UGC.
** The awardees of previous years will continue to follow the pattern of assistance through UGC/Canara Bank portal.
Scheme Closing Date : Open till 30-10-2020
Defective Verification : Open till 15-11-2020
Institute Verification : Open till 15-11-2020