National Overseas Scholarship For Students With Disabilities by Indian Government

The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities is delighted to offer a number of National Overseas Scholarships which are exclusively open to any Indian students with disabilities. Those scholarships will support students pursuing master and PhD degree abroad. Those are selected will be granted financial support for their study. To apply, entries must be received no later than 3 October 2015.

Scholarship Description
The Government of India, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, invites applications for National Overseas Scholarship for Students with Disabilities for the year 2015-16 to provide financial assistance to pursue Master’s Degree and Ph.D. courses abroad in the fields of Engineering, Management & Pure Sciences, Applied Sciences, Agricultural Science, Medicine, Commerce, Accounting & Finance, Humanities, Social Sciences, Fine Arts. Number of scholarships to be awarded every year is twenty (20) out of which six (6) scholarships are reserved for women candidates. In addition, there is provision of two passage grant (cost of air fare only, no scholarship).

Award Value
There is no detail information. Please contact the employer for further information.

Level and Area of Studies
Master and doctoral degree in the fields of Engineering, Management & Pure Sciences, Applied Sciences, Agricultural Science, Medicine, Commerce, Accounting & Finance, Humanities, Social Sciences, Fine Arts.

Place of Study
The study should be taken outside of India.

Eligibility and Criteria
All applicants are expected to satisfy the given criteria as follow:
For Doctoral Degree :

  • First class or 55%(fifty five per cent) marks or equivalent grade in relevant Master’s Degree. Preference would be given to the experienced candidates, especially to those who are on lien with their existing post and employer.

For Masters’ Degree :

  • 55%(fifty five per cent) marks or equivalent grade in relevant Bachelor’s Degree. Preference would be given to the experienced candidates, especially to those who are on lien with their existing post and employer.

Age Requirement :

  • Below 35(Thirty Five) years, as on first day of the month of the advertisement of the scheme.

Income Ceiling :

  • Total income from all sources of the employed candidate or his/her parents/guardians, shall not exceed Rs.6,00,000/-( Indian Rupees six lakh only) per annum, (excluding such allowances as are not treated as part of total income for the purpose of income tax) as certified by the employer.

Applicants’ Nationality
Only Indian students are invited to apply.

Application Instruction
Please download and complete the application form at the website and application link below.

Submission Deadline
3 October 2015

Website and Application Link

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