Swami Vivekananda Single Girl Child Scholarship in Social Science

To promote girls education, UGC has introduced this scholarship in social sciences with an aim to compensate direct costs of higher education, especially for girls who happen to be the only girl child in their family.

Eligibility: A single girl student who has taken admission in regular, full-time Ph.D. programme in social sciences with maximum age of 40 years (general) and 45 years (SC/ST/OBC/PD).

Application: Online

Prizes and rewards: 300 scholarship seats; Rs. 12,400 per month for first two years. Thereafter, Rs. 15,500 per month for third and fourth year.

Deadline: June 30

Website: http://www.b4s.in/plus/SVS812

HDFC Educational Crisis Scholarship Support

To provide interim support to children facing a personal/economic crisis.

Eligibility: Class VI to XII, diploma, graduates, postgraduate students.

Application: Online, by post.

Prizes and rewards: Total annual school fee up to Rs. 10,000 and college fee up to Rs. 25,000.

Deadline: July 15

Website: http://www.b4s.in/plus/HEC351

Vishwa Konkani Student Scholarship

This is a merit-cum-means-based scholarship for supporting higher education of Konkani students for their bachelor’s or master’s degree. Scholarship for studying abroad is also offered to students.

Eligibility: Students with Konkani language as their mother tongue and who are in their first year can apply. Family annual income should not be more than Rs. 4.5 lakh.

Application: Online

Prizes and rewards: Rs. 30,000 for engineering and Rs. 40,000 for MBBS per year per student.

Deadline: July 10

Website: http://www.b4s.in/plus/VKS264

Source: The Hindu