Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child for PG academic session 2009-11
The University Grants Commission, based on the initiative of M/HRD, had introduced,from the year 2005-06, Post-Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl
Child with purpose of supporting higher education through scholarship to such girls who happen to be only child in their families and also to provide
incentive for the parents to observe small family norm.
Any single girl child being the only child of her parents is eligible under the
scheme. The benefit under scheme will be available to such a single girl child who has taken admission in first year of a Master?s degree programmes in any recognized university or a post-graduate college during the current year i.e.
Rate of Scholarship:
Duration of Scholarships:
2 years (for 10 months in a year)
(Total 20 Months)
Number of Scholarships per year:
The scheme is fornon-professional courses only at P.G. level. The scheme is applicable to such students who have taken admissions in regular, full-time Master Degree course in any recognized University/Institution or a Post Graduate College. Distance
mode of education is not covered.
A student desirous of leaving the studies mid-way without completing the PG degree will have to take prior approval from the UGC by submitting an application along with justification through the concerned University/
College/Institution. Any student who discontinues the studies without prior approval of the UGC will have to refund the whole amount and the concerned institution will be responsible for this refund.
The University/College/Institution has to submit a certificate of completion of
the PG Course in respect of each student availing this scholarship.
Affidavit on Rs.50/- Stamp Paper from SDM/First Class Magistrate/Gazetted Officers (not below the rank of Tehsildar) conforming that she is the only child in her family without having any brother.
Documents to be submitted at the time of application:
Procedure for application:-
- Application in prescribed
- Proof of admission to IstYear Master's degree course in a recognized Indian University/College/Institution.
- Joining Report from the institution where the candidate has taken admission for PG Course (Annexure-I).
- An affidavit Rs.50/- Stamp Paper from the parents/girl duly attested by the SDM/First Class Magistrate/Gazetted officer (not below the rank of Tehsildar) copying the same language
mentioned at (Annexure-II).
- Matriculation Certificate.
Eligible students who are pursuing postgraduate 1st year course in the current year i.e. 2009-2010 may submit their applications for this scholarship in the prescribed format with relevant attested copies of all documents. The
application may be submitted to Mr. Satish Ahuja, Under Secretary (SA-III),University Grants Commission, Bahadurshah Zafar Marg, New Delhi-110002 within 30 days from the date of publication of this
advertisement in Newspapers. Application received after the due date will not be considered. Those who had applied earlier need not to apply afresh in response to this advertisement, if they had taken PG admission in the year
Envelops containing application should be marked prominently as APPLICATION FOR INDIRA GANDHI PG SCHOLARSHIP FOR SINGLE GIRL CHILD (2009-10).
Here To Download Application Format(pdf)