NHFDC Scholarship 2016-17 Scholarship for Differently Abled Students (All India) (Download PDF)

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About NHFDC Scholarship: NHFDC Scholarship 2016 - 17 is offered by National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation (NHFDC) . It invites applications from differently abled students who are pursuing Graduate and Postgraduate level professional and technical courses.


  • The interested candidates need to make an online application for the NHFDC Scholarship 2016 - 17 and there are 2500 slots available for the scholarship.
  • The applications are open throughout the year and the scholarship is awarded on a quarterly basis for the application received in the preceding quarter.
  • The candidates will receive reimbursement of non-refundable fees restricted to the limit of a fee of similar courses in Government/Government-Aided institutions in addition to Maintenance allowance and Stationary allowance.
  • Reservation for Girls: There is a reservation of 30 % scholarships for Girl candidates, these NHFDC scholarships will be transferred to male candidates in case a sufficient number of suitable female applicants are not available.

NHFDC Scholarship Reward

NHFDC Scholarship provides various allowances and monthly maintenance allowance in order to help them continue their studies. The details of the benefits are provided below:

  • Number of Scholarships: There are total 2500 scholarships available and 30 % scholarships are reserved for female candidates.
    • These reserved scholarships can be transferred to male candidates in case suitable female candidates are not available.
  • Reimbursement of Fee: Beneficiaries of the scholarship will get the reimbursement of the non-refundable fees paid to the Institution in which they are studying.
    • The amount of fee that will be reimbursed restricted to the limit of the fee of similar courses in Government/Government-Aided institutions.
  • Maintenance Allowance: The candidates will get a monthly allowance for 10 months at the rate of ₹ 2,500 per month for the professional Graduate courses and ₹ 3,000 per month for professional Post-graduate courses.

Conducted by: National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation

Eligibility: Pursuing Graduation/Post-graduation

Last date for Application: Jun 30,2017

- Published/Last Modified on: March 19, 2017

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