Scholarship program for non-professional courses only at P.G. level for Single Girl Child
Study Subject:Non-professional courses only at P.G. level.
Employer: Indian Institutions/University/College
Scholarship Description: The University Grants Commission, based on the initiative of M/HRD, had introduced, from the year 2005-06, Post-Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child with purpose of supporting higher education through scholarship to such girls who happen to be only child in her family and also to provide incentive for the parents to observe small family norm.
Any single girl child being the only child of her parents is eligible under the scheme. The benefit under scheme will be available to such a single girl child who has taken admission in first year of a Master’s degree in non-professional programme in any recognized university or a post-graduate college during the current year i.e. 2010-11.
Rate of Scholarship: Rs. 2000/- p.m.
Duration of Scholarship: 2 years (for 10 months in a year) (Total 20 months)
Number of Scholarships per year: 1200
Scholarship Application Deadline: 22 November 2010