nhfdc.nic.in NHFDC Announces Total 3000 Scholarships for Students with Disabilities

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The National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation (NHFDC), on behalf of Department of Disability Affairs, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt. of India, invites students with disabilities along with their filled application for the award of Scholarships.
Scholarship Details:
There are two Scholarship schemes are available which are given below:

  • Scholarship Scheme (Trust Fund)
  • Scholarship Scheme (National Fund)


Scholarship Scheme (Trust Fund):

  • Total number of Scholarships are 2500
  • There will be around 30% scholarships will be reserved for girls students
  • All eligible students will be provided with a Maintenance allowance of Rs. 2,500/ per month for next 10 months for Professional Graduate Courses and Rs.3000/- per month for Professional Post Graduate Courses in one academic year.
  • Those students who are pursuing Professional Graduate Courses will be provided the complete Books/Stationery allowance of Rs.6,000/ per annum and Rs.10,000/- per annum for pursuing Professional Post-Graduate Courses.
  • Differently abled students will also get the financial assistance for purchase of aids & appliances (only once during life time).

Scholarship Scheme (National Fund):

  • The total number of Scholarships are  500
  • All eligible applicants will get the scholarship of Rs.1,000/-per month for hostelers and Rs.700/-per month for day scholars studying in professional courses at graduation and above level
  • Scholarship of Rs.700/- per month for hostelers and Rs.400/-per month for day scholars pursuing Diploma/Certificate level professional courses.
  • Course fee reimbursed up to ceiling of Rs.10,000/- per year.
  • Applicants will get the Financial assistance which will be given for computer with editing software for blind/deaf graduate and post graduate students pursuing professional courses and for support access software for cerebral palsy students.


Eligibility Criteria :

Scholarship Scheme (Trust Fund):

  • This scholarships will be awarded to all those eligible students with disabilities for degree and post graduate level professional and technical courses from recognized institutions in India.
  • The Monthly income of applicant’s parent or guardian should not be more than Rs.25,000/- (Rs. 3.00 Lakh per annum) from all sources.
  • A Scholarship holder is not allowed to apply for any other scholarship or stipend for pursuing the course under this scheme.

Scholarship Scheme (National Fund):

  • The scholarships will be awarded to the eligible students with disabilities for pursuing higher academic/professional or technical qualification.
  • This scholarship shall be awarded once in a academic year under this scheme
  • The Monthly income of the applicant’ parent or guardian should not exceeded upto Rs.15,000/ – (Rs. 1.80 Lakh per annum) from all sources.
  • Also the Scholarship holder is not permitted to apply for any other scholarship or stipend under this scheme.


How to apply:

  • All applicants are requested that they can apply online at: http://www.nhfdc.nic.in/scholarship  
  • Applicants are also informed that they must send their duly filled in printed copy of the online application form along with relevant documents to the following address:
    National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation (NHFDC),
    Red Cross Bhawan,
    Sector-12,
    Faridabad-121007.


Last Date: Apply at any time in academic year

For more details, Please Visit: http://www.nhfdc.nic.in/site/TF_adv.pdf

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