NHFDC Trust Fund Scholarships for Indian Students with Disabilities in India

Scholarship details
The scholarships applications are invited for the students with disabilities. These disability scholarships are bring provided to the students from India who wish to pursue technical courses from recognised institutions from India. The scholarships provided are around 2500 under this scholarship scheme. The female candidates will receive up to 30% scholarships. In case of non availability of female candidates, these scholarships will be transferable to the male candidates. Books and stationery will be provided to the candidates pursuing professional courses for about 6000 Rs per annum and postgraduate students will receive around 10,000 Rs per annum. 

The National handicapped finance and development corporation (NHFDC) on behalf of department of disability affairs, Ministry of social justice and empowerment, Government of India is offering these scholarships for the students with disabilities under the following two schemes – Scholarship trust fund and scholarship national fund. 

Study subjects

The scholarships are available for pursuing technical courses at the recognised institutions in India.

Course level

The scholarships are provided for both degree and postgraduate level.

Scholarship provider

The scholarship provider is the National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation (NHFDC). 

Scholarship can be taken at

The scholarship can only be taken at India.

Eligibility criteria

The candidate has to satisfy the below mentioned eligibility criteria to avail the scholarship.   

1.       Scholarship scheme (trust fund)
A)     The candidates may apply to this scheme at any part of the academic year to receive the scholarship for the preceding year. This scholarship is on a quarterly basis.
B)      30% of the scholarships are allocated for the female candidates and will be transferable to the male candidates in case of non-availability of female candidates.
C)      Under this scheme, 2000 scholarships are provided to the students with disabilities under this scheme.
2.       Scholarship scheme (national fund)
Under this scheme, the scholarships offered are around 500 for students with disabilities for pursuing higher education/professional/technical institutes.  

Scholarship is Open for International students

The students of India can only apply to these scholarships. 

Scholarship coverage

The scholarship coverage under the scheme of Trust Fund is applicable for the students with disabilities.

Reimbursement of non-refundable fees

Maintenance allowance of 2500 Rs per month will be paid to the candidate for the entire course of study.
Book and stationery fee of Rs. 6000 per month. A holder of this scholarship should not hold any other scholarships.
The scholarship coverage for the national fund is given as follows.
Scholars will be provided around 1000 Rs for hostellers and 700 Rs for day scholars. Course fee will be reimbursed with Rs.10000. Financial assistance will be provided. 

Selection criteria

The selection criteria for the position are not known. 


The notification time period is not known yet.  

How to apply

The mode of application is online.


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