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Scholarships for Top Class Education for Students with Disabilities

Scholarships for Top Class Education for Students with Disabilities

Brief Objective

Aims to recognizing and promoting quality education amongst students with disabilities by providing full financial support.

Benefits

  • It covers students with diabilities (SwDs) for pursuing studies at the level of graduate and post-graduate degree or diploma in notified institutes of excellence in education identified by DEPwD.
  • Tuition fees and nonrefundable charges paid/ payable to the Institution : Up to Rs. 2.00 lakh – per annum (subject to actual amount).
  • Maintenance Allowance - Rs. 3,000/- per month for hostellers; Rs. 1,500/- per month for day-scholars
  • Special Allowances (related to types of disabilities like reader allowance, escort allowance, helper allowance etc.) - Rs. 2,000/- per month
  • Books & Stationery - Rs. 5,000/- per annum.
  • Reimbursement of expenses for purchase of a computer with accessories. - Rs. 30,000/- per awardee as a one-time grant for entire course.
  • Reimbursement of expenses for purchase of Aids and Assistive Devices including necessary software related to the particular disability of the selected candidate. - Rs. 30,000/- per awardee as a one-time grant for entire course

Eligibility

  • A person with disability having not less than 40% disability and having a disability issued by any competent medical authority.
  • Annual parental income from all sources should not exceed Rs 6 lakhs
  • Not more than two disabled children of the same parents will be entitled to receive benefits of the scheme. Provided in case the second child is a twin, the scholarship under this scheme will be admissible to both the twins.
  • A scholarship holder under this scheme will not hold any other scholarship/stipend. 

How to apply

Online application to be done at Scholarship portal

Whom to contact

Directorate of Social Welfare

For more information, click here

Last Modified : 8/25/2020



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