INVITATION OF APPLICATIONS FOR THE NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES (2010-11)
Applications (in English or Hindi) are invited latest by 30th September, 2010 in the prescribed proforma from the persons with disabilities to award the National Scholarships for the year 2010-11 for pursuing technical and professional courses from recognized institutions. Salient features of the scheme are:
? 500 National scholarships will be awarded to eligible students with disabilities for the year 2010-11 for pursuing technical and professional courses from recognized institutions.
? Financial Assistance can 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.
? Scholarship of Rs. 1000/-p.m. for hostellers and Rs.700/- p.m. for day scholars studying in professional courses at graduation and above level, and Rs.700/-p.m. for hostellers and Rs.400/- p.m. for day scholars pursuing Diploma /certificate level professional. Course fee is reimbursed up to ceiling of Rs. 10,000/- per year.
The eligible students with disabilities should submit their applications for scholarship in prescribed format duly countersigned and recommended by the head of the institution, where they are studying, so as to reach, complete in all respects to: National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation (NHFDC), Red Cross Bhawan, Sector-12, Faridabad-121007 on or before 30-09-2010.
Details containing the eligibility conditions, the prescribed proforma for the application are available on website of Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt. of India: www.socialjustice.nic.in
For further details, please visit website of NHFDC: www.nhfdc.org or contact: NHFDC, Red Cross Bhawan, Sector-12, Faridabad – 121007. Tel Nos: 0129-2226910, 2287512, 2287513 Fax: 0129-2284371, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications received, other than countersigned and recommended by the head of the institution in which the applicant is enrolled for study or after the last date or incomplete in any respect (i.e. without requisite information or documents), shall not be considered.
MINISTRY OF SOCIAL JUSTICE AND EMPOWERMENT GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
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