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Post Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship For Single Girl Child

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A scholarship scheme by the University Grants Commission for Girl students who are admitted in the first year of PG courses in any designated university or a postgraduate college, and happen to be the only girl child in the family. The amount of fellowship is ₹ 36,200/- p.a. for the full duration of a PG course. The scheme has been introduced with an aim to compensate direct costs of girl education at all levels, especially for such girls who happen to be the only girl child in their families.

The objectives of the proposed scheme are:
a) To support the postgraduate education of single girl children in postgraduate courses only.
b) To recognize the value of observance of the small family norms.

The candidates are required to apply online on National Scholarship Portal after initiation of the application process and notice to be published on the UGC website. 3,000 fresh scholarships will be awarded every year and will be paid on DBT mode on annual basis.
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