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Ministry of Education

Savitribai Jyotirao Phule Fellowship For Single Girl Child

Girl Child
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Savitribai Jyotirao Phule Fellowship for Single Girl Child (SJSGC) is a Fellowship Scheme by the University Grants Commission (UGC), Department of Higher Education, for pursuing research work leading to the award of a Ph.D. degree. The target group of this scheme are the ‘single girl child’, i.e. the only girl child in the family without having any brother or sister. A girl scholar who is one of the twin daughters/fraternal daughters is also eligible to apply for fellowship under the scheme. The number of slots for the fellowship will be decided every year on the basis of eligible applications complete in all respects, received through online mode.

Objectives of the Scheme -
i. To support the higher education of single girl children in Social Sciences.
ii. To recognize the value of observance of the small family norm.
iii. To recognize the norm of single girl children in society.
iv. To propagate the concept of single girl child norm.
v. To promote single girls in society.
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