Empowering the women is most important to develop the Nation. Education will prepare them to have control over their lives. To develop the mindset of the Women elementary education is the basic rights of every girl child and was declared by Govt of India. Govt of India has taken various steps towards Women empowerment and women Education by various initiatives.
In order to Promote Girl Education , UGC Introduced “Post Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship” for single girl child.
Who will be Eligible for Post Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship Scheme?
Any single girl child, who happens to be the only child or twin daughter or fraternal Daughter, in the family is eligible for the Scholarships. If One son and one Daughter is available in the Family, then girl child will not be considered for the scholarships.
The scheme is applicable for them, who have already taken admission in regular first year Master Degree Courses in any of the Recognised University.
This Scholarship is available for PG-1st year students only.
Last Date of Application for the Scholarship: 15/09/2014
Application Procedure for Post Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship Scheme:-
Candidate eligible for the Scholarship are advised to apply online through UGC website.
Required Document for the Scholarships:-
- An affidavit on Rs 50/- stamp paper from the student/parent, attested by SDM/First Class Magistrate/ Gazetted Officer.
- Joining Report from the institute.
Amount of Scholarship for Post Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship:-
Amount of Rs 2000/- will paid to the selected candidate for a period of 2 years ( 10 months in a year)