National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation ( NHFDC ) Scholarship 2013

Government of India,
Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment,
Website : www.nhfdc.nic.in
Telephone Nos : 0129-2226910, 2287512, 2287513 Fax no. 0129-2284371,
E-mail : nhfdc97@gmail.com

National Handicapped Finance & Development Corporation ( NHFDC ) is implementing two Scholarship Schemes 2013 :

  1. 1500 Scholarships under Trust Fund and
  2. 500 Scholarships under National Fund, under the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment. These scholarships are for students with disabilities ( with disability 40% and above ) for pursuing professional courses during the academic year 2013-2014.

NHFDC Scholarship Scheme for Trust Fund 2013

  1. A student is required to send an advance copy Online to NHFDC ( www.nhfdc.nic.in ) and send printed copy to National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation ( NHFDC ), Red Cross Bhawan, Sector-12, Faridabad – 121 007.
  2. 1500 scholarships under Trust Fund will be awarded in 2013-14 to students with disabilities for professional courses at Graduate and Post Graduate level. Under this scheme, total non-refundable fee is reimbursed as applicable to Government. Institutions. In addition, maintenance and books / stationery allowance to the tune of Rupee 31,000/- for Graduate Course and Rupee 40,000/- for Post Graduate Courses are also allowed.
  3. Financial assistance will also be provided for purchase of aids and appliances for visual, hearing impaired and orthopedically handicapped students ( once in life-time ). This scholarship scheme is restricted to those students with disabilities whose total family income is not more than Rupee 3.00 lakh per annum. A novel feature of this scheme is that students can apply anytime online during the academic year 2013-14 ( i.e. from 01.07.2013 to 30.06.2014 ). Even students pursuing correspondence courses are eligible under this scheme.

NHFDC Scholarship Scheme for National Fund 2013

  1. 500 Scholarships under National Fund will be awarded in the year 2013-14 to students with disabilities for higher academic / professional or technical courses Ph.D / M.Phill / PG Level / Graduate or at Diploma / Certificate level. Financial assistance can be given for computer with editing software for blind / deaf graduate and post-graduate students pursuing professional courses and for support access software for cerebral palsy students. This Scholarship scheme is restricted to those handicapped students whose total family income is upto Rupee 1.80 lakh per annum. A student must apply online from 01.07.2013 to 31.08.2013.
  2. Under Scholarship Scheme ( National Fund ), a student is required to send an advance copy on-line to NHFDC ( www.nhfdc.nic.in ) and send printed copy to National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation ( NHFDC ), Red Cross Bhawan, Sector-12, Faridabad – 121 007.
  3. The applicant has to apply online ( www.nhfdc.nic.in ) for both the scholarship schemes and send printed copy of the online filled application duly countersigned and recommended by the Head of the Institution, where they are studying along with the requisite documents. It is to be noted that without a hard copy of application, a candidate’s application in soft copy will not be entertained in both the schemes.

How to Apply for NHFDC Scholarship 2013

The applicant has to apply online ( www.nhfdc.nic.in ) before 31.08.2013 and the printed application form along with requisite documents duly countersigned and recommended by the head of the institution, where they are studying, should reach to the following address.

National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation ( NHFDC ),
Red Cross Bhawan,
Sector- 12,
Faridabad – 121 007.

It is to be noted that without a hard copy of application, a candidate’s application in soft copy will not be entertained.

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