September 2: University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi has introduced Post Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child for promoting girl education to all levels. UGC is offering scholarships for Single Girl Child of a family for Post-Graduate education. The SGC Scholarship Scheme for the academic year 2012 - 13 has been released. The scheme is named as Post-Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship and is offered for Single Girl Child only.
Eligibility: Any single girl child of her parents can apply. If the family has a son and a daughter, that applications will not be considered for scholarship under this scheme. The Single girl child should have taken admission in regular and full-time 1st year Masters Degree course in any recognized university or a recognized post graduate college.
The scholarship is applicable for PG-I year student only. Those registered for the course under distance mode are not eligible. Age should be below 30 years. The value of Scholarship is Rs.2,000/- per month for a period of two years only. For more details, see www.ugc.ac.in/sgc.
Interested and eligible candidates can apply online through website : www.ugc.ac.in/sgc. Opening date for the submission of online applications is 3rd September, 2012. Closing date for the submission of online applications is 3rd October, 2012.