NSP Scholarships for Top Class Education for Students with Disabilities 2019-20

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EligibilityStudents with disabilities pursuing studies at graduate/ postgraduate/ diploma level
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About the Program


Last Updated On : 21-05-2020   Posted By : Admin

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 recognise and promote quality education amongst students with disabilities by providing them with full financial support. 

  • NSP Scholarships for Top Class Education for Students with Disabilities 2019-20

    To be eligible, an applicant must:

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

    A total of 300 scholarships are given under this scheme. The selected candidates receive the following benefits:

    • Reimbursement of tuition fees and non-refundable charges paid/payable to the institute: Up to INR 2 Lakhs per annum (subject to actual amount)
    • Reimbursement of expenses for the purchase of a computer with accessories: INR 30,000 (one-time grant)
    • Reimbursement of expenses for the purchase of Aids and Assistive Devices: INR 30,000 (one-time grant)
    • Maintenance allowance for hostellers: INR 3,000 per month
    • Maintenance allowance for day scholars: INR 1,500 per month
    • Book grant (Hostellers and Day Scholars): INR 5,000 per annum
    • Special allowances: INR 2,000 per month

    The following documents should be upload while applying at NSP portal:

    • Photo of the applicant
    • Certificate of previous academic mark sheet
    • Fee receipt of current course year
    • Age proof certificate
    • Income certificate of the family
    • Bank account details
    • Disability Certificate
    How can you apply?

    Eligible candidates can apply for the scholarship through following steps -
    Step 1: Visit the homepage of the National Scholarship Portal and click on 'New Registration'.
    Step 2: Read the guidelines carefully, select the undertaking and 'Continue'. 
    Step 3: 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.
    Step 4: Provide the bank details (Bank name, IFSC Code, Account Number)
    Step 5: Select Aadhaar or Bank Account Number as identification detail and click on the 'Register' button.
    Step 6: The mobile number will be verified and an OTP will be generated.
    Step 7: Now, log in using OTP and fill the form.
    Step 8: An application ID and password will be generated. Use that for future references.
    Note: 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

Important Dates

Application start date: 15 July 2019
Application closing date: 15 November 2019
Last date for defective verification: 15 November 2019
Last date for institute verification: 15 November 2019

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

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