UGC Indira Gandhi PG Scholarship for Single Girl Child 2016

PG Scholarship for Single Girl Child 2016 at UGC Indira Gandhi

University Grants Commission (UGC) has invited applications for Post Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child pursuing various non-professional PG programs in Universities / Colleges for 2016-17 sessions and happens to be the only girl child in the family.

Objective of the Scholarship: The objective of the scholarship is to support post graduate education of single girl child in non-professional programs only.

Scholarship Details

The value of Scholarship is Rs.2,000/- p.m  for a period of 2 years only (10 months in the year) for full duration of the Program.

Note: No other additional grant will be payable in lieu of hostel charges and medical charges etc.

Eligibility Criteria

Any single girl child who happens to be an only child or twin daughter or fraternal daughter in the family, if one son and one daughter is available then girl child will not be considered for scholarship under the scheme.

The scheme is applicable to such a single girl child who has taken admission in regular, full-time 1st year Masters Degree course in any recognized university or a post graduate college.

This scholarship is available to PG-I year student only.

Admission to PG Course in distance education mode is not covered under the scheme.

Age: Girl students up to the age of 30 years at the time of admission in PG courses are eligible.

How to Apply?

Applicants can download the application form from here.

Applicants can apply online here.

The scheme is applicable to a Single Girl Child who has taken admission in regular, full-time 1st year Master’s Degree course in any recognized university or a post graduate college. This scholarship is available to PG 1st year student only.

Important Dates

Start date for filling in the Application form: August 15th 2016, Monday

Last date of application: September 15th 2016, Thursday

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