August 31, 2017

National Scholarship Trust Fund For Differently Abled Students


National Scholarship Trust Fund - SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME II - FOR 2500 DIFFERENTLY ABLED STUDENTS


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.

Differently-abled students face several barriers physical, financial, psychological, mental in pursuing studies and living with dignity. At times such students are deprived of harnessing their latent skills and thereby miss the opportunity to earn their livelihood and find a dignified place for themselves in the society. This scheme envisages encouraging differently-abled students by providing scholarships and other assistance to pursue professional or technical courses and various skill development courses for their empowerment.

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.

Scope: These scholarships will be available for studies in India, for all differently-abled students who are covered under the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunity, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995 and the National Trust for the Welfare of Persons with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation and Multiple Disabilities Act, 1999. Only Indian Nationals will be eligible for scholarships.

NOTE: Rejection of Applications in the following conditions:-

(a) Applications received after the last date i.e 30.06.2018;

(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;

For other details like Rate of Scholarship and other benefits under the scheme, Conditions for Scholarship, Procedure for application and Processing of applications please refer the

More Details and Website: http://www.nhfdc.nic.in/scholarship.html



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