Post-Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child 2021-22

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EligibilitySingle Girl Child of up to 30 years of age
AwardINR 36,200 per annum for two years

About the Program


Post-Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child 2021-22 is an initiative for girl students of up to 30 years of age who happen to be the only girl child in their families. The scholarship aims to promote girl education and compensate for the direct costs of girl education to all levels.

  • Post-Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child 2021-22

    To be eligible for this scholarship, an applicant must:

    • Be a girl student of up to 30 years of age
    • Be the only child of the family
    • Have taken admission in regular, full-time 1st-year Masters degree program in any designated university or a postgraduate college


    Note: Girl students having no brother or girls who are twin daughters/fraternal daughter are also eligible.

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    A total of 3,000 scholarships will be awarded to girl students from across the country. An amount of INR 36,200 per annum will be provided for a duration of 2 years or the full duration of the postgraduate course.

    Note: No additional grant will be payable to the students.

Important Dates

Scholarship Closing Date: 30th November 2021
Last Date for Defect Verification: 15th December 2021
Last Date for Institute Verification: 15th December 2021

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Terms and Conditions
  • This scholarship is not applicable to students pursuing postgraduation through distance education.
  • The host institution needs to verify the candidate's online application.
  • All the disbursals of the scholarship will be governed by the Aadhaar Act, 2016.
  • All the incomplete applications will be summarily rejected.
  • Those students who fail to get promoted to the next class/level will forfeit the scholarship.
  • UGC will be responsible for the implementation and monitoring of this scholarship scheme.
  • The students will not be permitted to change the course after the award of the scholarship.

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Dimple Thapa on 12-Jul-2021

Dear Sir

If your daughter fulfills all the eligibility conditions specified in the scholarship guidelines, she can apply for this scholarship. The applications for 2020-21 are closed. We would request you to keep visiting the scholarship page on our website to stay updated about it.

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