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Pre-Matric, Post Matric and Top Class Scholarships 2018 for Disabled students

Department of Empowerment of persons with Disabilities invites applications for scholarships from students with disabilities. The application form of Scholarships for persons with disability is now available in online mode through the official link provided on this page. The disabled students who fulfil eligibility criteria as mentioned by Department of Empowerment of persons with Disabilities can only apply for this scholarship for disabled students. Before applying for Department of Empowerment of persons with Disabilities Scholarships 2018 for pre-matric level, post-matric level as well as for Top level education for disabled students can check here complete details as mentioned on this page below.

Key features of Department of Empowerment of persons with Disabilities Scholarships 2018

Scholarship level – National level

Official website – scholarships.gov.in

Scholarship Amount – Academic fee wave off (except refundable charges) along with other annual expenses for maintenance and disability

Number of Scholarships for students with disabilities –  

Scholarship name

Number of Scholarship

Pre-Matric Scholarships for students with disabilities

20000+

Post-Matric Scholarships for students with disabilities

17000

Top Class education scholarship for students with disabilities

300

Total

37300+renewal

Disabilities under Right of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 are as under –

  • Blindness
  • Low Vision
  • Leprosy-cured person
  • Hearing Impairment
  • Locomotors Disability
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Mental Illness
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Celebral Palsy
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Chronic Neurlogical Conditions
  • Specific Learning Disabilities
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Speech and Language Disability
  • Thalassemia
  • Hemophilia
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Multiple Disabilities including deaf  blindness
  • Acid Attack Victim
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Dwarfism
 

How to apply for Department of Empowerment of persons with Disabilities Scholarships 2018?

  1. Visit the official website for Department of Empowerment of persons with Disabilities Scholarships 2018 i.e. scholarships.gov.in
  2. Click on the Department of Empowerment of persons with Disabilities under Central Scholarship Scheme or go to the direct link provided for each scholarship category i.e. Pre-matric, Post-matric and Top level education
  3. For fresh scholarship application, click on new applicant registration, read the instruction and click on continue
  4. Fill basic details like name, category for scholarship, date of birth, e-mail id, valid mobile number, identification details, and bank account details.
  5. Enter the verification code and click on register. A user application id will be generated which can be used to login and complete the application procedure.

Click here for online application link for Scholarships for students with disabilities

Check below all about Department of Empowerment of persons with Disabilities Scholarships 2018

Pre-Matric Scholarships by Department of Empowerment of persons with Disabilities Scholarships 2018

Class level – Class 9th and Class 10th

Last date – September 30, 2018

Eligibility – Students should be studying in Class 9th and Class 10th as a regular student to be eligible for Pre-Matric Scholarships for students with disabilities.

  • Students with more than 40% disability and having a valid certificate of disability are eligible for pre-matric scholarships for students with disabilities.
  • Not more than one child of same parents can avail for this scholarship, unless both children are twins and disabled.  
  • The family income of these students must not be more than 250000 lakh per annum (income certificate will be required).

Ministry of Minority Affairs Scholarship 2018 for Meritorious Students

Post-Matric Scholarships by Department of Empowerment of persons with Disabilities Scholarships 2018

Class level – Class 11th to post graduate diploma/degree course  

Last date – October 31, 2018

Eligibility – Students studying in Class 11th and above of a government or private higher secondary school/college/university, including such residential institutes of the Government and private institutes recognised by state/UT/central government.

  • Students with more than 40% disability and having a valid certificate of disability are eligible for post-matric scholarships for students with disabilities.
  • Not more than one child of same parents can avail for this scholarship, unless both children are twins and disabled.  
  • The family income of these students must not be more than 250000 lakh per annum (income certificate will be required).
Download here the information brochure for complete details on Pre-matric, post matric and top level education Scholarships for students with disabilities 2018

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Top Class education scholarships by Department of Empowerment of persons with Disabilities Scholarships 2018

Class level – For graduate and postgraduate degree level  

Last date – October 31, 2018

Eligibility – Students studying at graduate and postgraduate degree level at notified institutes of excellence in education as recognised by Department of Empowerment of persons with Disabilities.

  • Students with more than 40% disability and having a valid certificate of disability are eligible for top level education scholarships for students with disabilities.
  • Not more than one child of same parents can avail for this scholarship, unless both children are twins and disabled.  
  • The family income of these students must not be more than 6lakh per annum (income certificate will be required).

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