In order to achieve and promote girls education, UGC has introduced a Post Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child with an aim to compensate direct costs of girl education to all levels especially for such girls who happen to be the only girl child in their family.
Eligibility: Any single girl child who happen to be a 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 students only.
Applicant will be required to upload scanned copies of the following documents while applying online:
1. An affidavit on Rs. 50/ Stamp paper, from the student/parent duly attested by SDM/First Class Magistrate/Gazatted Officer. Download Prescribed Format
2. A Joining report from College/University where student have taken admission to 1st year PG course. Download Prescribed Format
Note: Candidate will not be able to submit her application unless above mentioned documents are uploaded.
Apply online at: http://www.ugc.ac.in/sgc/registration.aspx