Scholarships for Top Class Education for students with disabilities.

Name of the Scholarship
Scholarships for Top Class Education for students with disabilities.

Sponsor body of the scholarship
The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Government of India is offering this scholarship. 

About the scholarship
The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Government of India is offering Scholarships for Top Class Education for Students with Disabilities 2019-20 to promote quality education among students who are pursuing studies at graduate/post graduate/diploma level. The key objective of the scholarship is to recognize and promote quality education amongst students with disabilities by providing them with full financial support. 

Eligibility for the scholarship
1. Be pursuing studies at graduate/postgraduate degree/diploma level in notified institutions of excellence in education
2. Have more than 40% disability and a valid certificate for the same
3. Have an annual family income of less than INR 6,00,000

Benefits of the scholarship
A total of 300 scholarships are given under this scheme. The selected candidates receive the following benefits:
1. Reimbursement of tuition fees and non-refundable charges paid/payable to the institute: Up to INR 2 Lakh per annum (subject to actual amount)
2. Reimbursement of expenses for the purchase of a computer with accessories: INR 30,000 (one-time grant)
3. Reimbursement of expenses for the purchase of Aids and Assistive Devices: INR 30,000 (one-time grant)
4. Maintenance allowance for hostellers: INR 3,000 per month
5. Maintenance allowance for day scholars: INR 1,500 per month
6. Book grant (Hostellers and Day Scholars): INR 5,000 per annum
7. Special allowances: INR 2,000 per month

Term and condition
1. The scholarship can be given to a maximum of two children of the same family (admissible if the second child is a twin)
2. Scholarship for studying in any class will be given only for one year. On repeating the class, the scholarship will be withdrawn.
3. 50% of the total scholarships will be reserved for girl candidates.

Application procedure
1- Select the state of domicile, scholarship category (Scholarships for Top Class Education for students with disabilities), scheme type (scholarship scheme), gender, write the applicant's name, date of birth, mobile number, email ID.
2- Provide the bank details (Bank name, IFSC Code, Account Number)
3- Select Aadhaar or Bank Account Number as identification detail and click on the 'Register' button.
4- The mobile number will be verified and an OTP will be generated.
5- Log in using OTP and fill the form.
6- All the applicants are advised to fill the form correctly, no changes can be made once submitted. The applicants are also advised to fill only one application as multiple applications will lead to the cancellation of the form

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Any additional information
Documents Required
1. Photo of the applicant
2. Certificate of previous academic mark sheet
3. Fee receipt of current course year
4. Age proof certificate
5. Income certificate of the family
6. Bank account details
7. Disability Certificate


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