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Pre-matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities


About theProgram

The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Government of India invites applications for NSP Pre-Matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities 2020-21 from physically challenged students of Class 9 and 10. The key objective of the scholarship is to support the students with disabilities for their studies and prepare them to earn their livelihood and find a dignified place for themselves in society.

Scholarship

NSP Pre-Matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities 2020-21DeadlineClosedEligibility


To be eligible, an applicant must:
Be a regular full-time student of Class 9 or 10 in government or recognised school
Have more than 40% disability and a valid certificate for the same
Belong to the family where the annual income is not more than INR 2.50 lakh from all the sources.Benefits


The selected scholars will receive the following benefits -
Maintenance allowance for 12 months in an academic year (for hostellers): INR 800 per month
Maintenance allowance for 12 months in an academic year (for day scholars): INR 500 per month
Book grant (for both hostellers and day scholars): INR 1,000 per annum
Disability allowance as follows -
Visually impaired: INR 4,000 per annum
Hearing impaired: INR 2,000 per annum
Physically disabled: INR 2,000 per annum
Intellectual disability: INR 4,000 per annum
All other types of disability: INR 2,000 per annumDocuments

Photo of the applicant
Certificate of previous academic mark sheet
Fee receipt of current course year
Age proof certificate
Income certificate of the family
Bank account details
Disability certificateHow can you apply?


Eligible candidates can apply for the scholarship through following steps -
Step 1: Click on the 'Apply Now' button below.
Step 2: Read the guidelines carefully, select the undertaking and 'Continue'.
Step 3: Select the state of domicile, scholarship category (Pre Matric), scheme type (scholarship scheme), gender, write the applicant's name, date of birth, mobile number, email ID.
Step 4: Provide the bank details (Bank name, IFSC Code, Account Number)
Step 5: Select Aadhaar or Bank Account Number as identification detail and click on the 'Register' button.
Step 6: The mobile number will be verified and an OTP will be generated.
Step 7: Now, log in using OTP and fill the form.
Step 8: An application ID and password will be generated. Use that for future references.
Note: All the applicants are advised to fill the form correctly, no changes can be made once submitted. The applicants are also advised to fill only one application as multiple applications will lead to the cancellation of the form.

Important Dates

Scholarship announcement date: 16th August 2020
Scholarship closing date: 31st December 2020
Last date for defect verification: 15th January 2021
Last date for Institute verification: 15th January 2021

Selection Criteria

The following factors will be taken into consideration for selecting the scholars -
Fulfilment of eligibility conditions
Number of slots available to the State
Recommendation of the State Education Department
Academic merit of the candidate in the qualifying examination

Note: In case of a tie in marks obtained by the students, the selection will be based on the percentage of disability. Furthermore, if a tie still prevails, the age will be taken into consideration and the older candidate will get the preference.

Important documentsScholarship Guidelines

Terms and Conditions
50% of the total scholarships are reserved for the female candidates. However, in case of the adequate number of female students are not available, the unutilised slots can be utilised by the suitable male candidates.
Not more than two children with disabilities of the same parents can avail benefits under this scheme.
The final selection of the candidates will be done by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities based on the recommendations of the concerned state government department.
The amount of scholarship will be directly transferred into the bank account of the beneficiary through PFMS.

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