NHFDC Scholarship for Students with Disabilities 2021-22

National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation (NHFDC) is implementing 2 Scholarship schemes under the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India for disabled students.

Under these schemes, nearly 2500 (Two Thousand Five Hundred) new scholarships are provided each year for pursuing higher and technical courses.

The main objective of this scheme is to give financial support to the differently-abled candidates to empower them to continue professional and technical programs from any Government recognized institutes.

Differently-abled students struggle so much they face so many barriers, physically, financially, and mentally in completing their studies and living with respect and dignity.

This scholarship scheme encourages such students with disabilities by providing financial assistance to reach their goal in their by achieving professional courses, technical courses, or any skill development courses.

This scheme can be obtained for studies in India only, for any differently-abled candidates who are coming under the PWD (Persons with Disabilities). Maintenance allowances shall be paid for 10 months in a single academic year.

NHFDC Scholarship Details:

Organization: National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation

Scholarship Name: Scholarship for Differently-abled Students

Academic Year: 2021-22

Official Website: http://www.nhfdc.nic.in

Number of Scholarships: 2500 (Two Thousand Five Hundred)

Last Date: 30-06-2021

Email: nhfdcg97@gmail.com

Phone: 0129-2226910 / 2287512

Address: NHFDC, Red Cross Bhawan, Sector-12, Faridabad 121 007, Haryana

NHFDC Scholarship Status

Scholarship Scheme (Trust Fund):

Under this scheme, a total of 2000 (Two Thousand) Scholarships are provided in a single year to the various eligible students with disabilities for pursuing Post Metric courses including professional and technical of more than one-year duration.

Eligibility Criteria:

The monthly annual income of the candidate’s parents or guardian should not exceed Rs. 3 lakh and the candidates should not apply for another scholarship other than this.

Maintenance Allowance:

Rs. 2500/- per month for graduate courses and Rs. 3000/- per month for postgraduate courses in 1 year.

Book Allowance:

Rs. 6000/- per annum for graduate courses and Rs. 10,000/- per month for postgraduate courses.

NHFDC Scholarship

Scholarship Scheme (National Fund):

Under this scheme, a total of 500 (Five Hundred) scholarships are provided in a single year to disabled students for pursuing their post metric professional & technical courses.

Eligibility Criteria:

The monthly annual income of the candidate’s parents or guardian should not exceed Rs. 1.80 lakh and the candidates should not apply for another scholarship other than this.

Hostel Allowance:

Rs. 1000/- per month for hostelers and Rs. 700/- per month for day scholars for pursuing professional level courses and Rs. 700/- per month for hostelers and Rs. 400/- per month for day scholars pursuing Diploma level courses.

Amount of Scholarship:

The Scholarship amount is 1.50 lakhs (One Lakh Fifty Thousand) depending on course fees, maintenance, books, stationery allowance, aids, and appliances of the disabled student.

Scholarship Renewal:

The scholarship renewal is subject to the completion of the course successfully in the previous academic year.

How to Apply for NHFDC Scholarship?

Students can apply online from the official website http://www.nhfdc.nic.in and send the (hard copy) of the application form duly signed by the head of the institution or college along with a copy of necessary documents to the address given below.

How to Check the Scholarship Status Online?

  • Visit the official website http://www.nhfdc.nic.in.
  • Click on apply online on the left side of the page.
  • Click on the “Know Your Application Status” link.
  • Enter your registration number.
  • Enter your date of birth.
  • Now enter the captcha and click on the view button.

Last Date: 30th June 2021

Important Links:

Visit Here to Apply Online

Visit Here for Scholarship Renewal

Visit Here to Check the Status Online

Visit Here for the FAQ

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