Single Girl Child? Apply for the UGC Scholarship Now!

Single Girl Child? Apply for the UGC Scholarship Now!

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Name of the scheme: Post Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship Scheme for Single Girl Child

Purpose: Main purpose of this scheme is to support post graduate education of single girl child in non- professional courses.


  • Any single girl child of a family.
  • She has to be the only girl child in the family without having any sibling.
  • The girl students who are admitted to various regular full-time 1st year Masters Degree course in any recognized university or a post graduate college in India.
  • This scholarship is available to PG-I year student only.
  • Distance education mode is not covered under the scheme.
  • Age criteria- Girl students up to the age of 30 years at the time of admission in PG courses are eligible.

Available slots: Per year 1,200 slots are available for this scholarship.

Nature of assistance:

  • The scholarship value is Rs. 2,000/- per month for a period of two years only (10 months in the year).
  • No tuition fees will be charged by the university/college/institute (covered under Sections 2(f) and 12(B) of UGC Act) where a girl student has taken admission in the first year to pursue PG degree course.

Important documents to be submitted:

  • The candidate is required to submit an application in the prescribed format.
  • Proof of admission to Ist Year MasterΓÇÕs degree course in a recognized Indian University covered.
  • An affidavit on 50/- Stamp paper from the student/parent duly attested by SDM/First Class Magistrate/Gazetted Officer.
  • A certificate from the College/University where the student has taken admission to first year PG Course in the current academic year.

How to avail?

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