NHFDC Scholarship for Students with Disabilities 2023: Apply & Win 1000 Per Month

If you have a disability and you find it really hard to get blended into society then you can apply for this scholarship scheme specially presented by the organization working towards the development of PWD candidates and making it easier for them to avail their education without any problem. Given below are the details regarding the eligibility criteria and the step-by-step procedure through which you will be able to apply for the NHFDC Scholarship opportunity without any problem. 

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What Is NHFDC Scholarship 2023?

The National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation has started an NHFDC Scholarship for persons with disabilities and all of the people who are eligible for this scholarship must apply for it before the last date in order to get all of the benefits and continue their education. You can apply for the scholarship by filling out the application form available at the official website of the organization that has inaugurated this scholarship. 

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Details Of NHFDC Scholarship

Name NHFDC Scholarship for Students with Disabilities 2023
Launched byNational Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation
Objective Providing scholarships 
Beneficiary PWD Candidates 
Official siteNHFDC

NHFDC Scholarship Eligibility Criteria 

The applicant must follow the following eligibility criteria to apply for the scholarship:-

  • Financial assistance will be available to Indian students with at least 40% disabilities certified as per definition under the Persons with Disabilities Act 1995.
  • Financial assistance will be given for pursuing post-Matric/Post-Secondary technical and professional courses including Ph.D. & M.Phil from recognized institutions. However, for students with disabilities of Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation, Multiple Disabilities, and Profound or Severe Hearing Impaired, the minimum educational qualification will be a class VIII pass and a scholarship will be awarded to them for pursuing general, technical, vocational, or professional courses.
  • The scholarship will be awarded to one student for pursuing only one course.
  • Continuation/ renewal of the award for next year will depend on successfully completing the course in the preceding year with a minimum of 45 (forty-fifty) percent marks for professional courses and 40% for other courses.
  • The Assistance under this Scheme is not intended for Post-Matric/Post Secondary Technical/Professional courses having a duration of less than one year.
  • A scholarship holder under this scheme will not concurrently hold any other scholarship/stipend. If already any other scholarship/stipend awarded, the student is required to exercise his/her option for choosing the scholarship that he/she proposes to avail of and inform awarding authority about the same.
  • The monthly family income of the beneficiary should not be more than Rs. 15,000/- from all sources. Family income includes the income of the parent/guardian.

Benefits Of NHFDC Scholarship

The following benefits will be provided to the candidates in this scholarship:-

  • Up to five hundred awards are to be given annually through institutions in which students are pursuing studies/courses.
  • The amount of scholarship will vary among courses and will also depend on the availability of a hostel/residential facility with the institution.
  • The students will also be reimbursed the course fee subject to a ceiling of Rs.10,000/- per year.
  • Besides students living in the hostel/residential facility provided by the institutions, those students will also be considered hostellers who live in accommodations hired at least by a group of 3 students living together with a common mess arrangement. Such students will have to furnish a certificate in this regard countersigned by the head of the institution and a certificate from the owner of the house in case of own arrangement or accommodation is taken on rent.

Awards Details

The following awards will be provided according to the category of the students:-

Category Male StudentsFemale Students
Students with orthopedic disabilities58 Awards58 Awards
Students with blindness or low vision58 Awards58 Awards
Students with hearing disabilities58 Awards58 Awards
Students with Cerebral palsy, Mental Retardation, Multiple Disabilities, Profound or Severe Hearing Impairment76 Awards76 Awards
          Total 250 Awards250 Awards
Course Details 

The details of the awards according to the courses are given below in the following table:-

Courses of Study(Rs. Per month)
 Rate of scholarship hostellers (Rs/month)Day scholars (Rs/ month)
PhD. / M. Phil and Post Graduate/Graduate level courses in Engineering/Indian and other systems of Medicine/ Agriculture/Veterinary/ IT/ Biotechnology, Education Management / Architecture, Physiotherapy, Music, and other professional courses1000700
Diploma and certificate-level professional courses700400
In respect of students with cerebral palsy, mental retardation, multiple disabilities, and profound or severe hearing impairment, for pursuing general/professional/technical/vocational courses after class VIII700400
Documents Required

The following documents are required to be submitted with the application form:-

  • Academic records (attested copy of certificates and Mark sheets – matric & above), 
  • Family Income Certificate/ Proof of annual income, e.g. Salary Slip, last Income tax Assessment order
  • Attested copy of Disability Certificate 
  • Course fee receipt (if any) with break up of each item duly paid during the academic session
  • Hostel Certificate or certificate from the house owner in case of accommodation hired by at least by a group of 3 students living together with common mess arrangements.

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NHFDC Scholarship Application Procedure

To apply for the recruitment you will have to follow the simple procedure given below:-

  • Visit the NHFDC website of the scholarship by clicking on the link given here
NHFDC Scholarship Official Website
  • The details related to the scholarship will open on your screen.
  • Read all of the details carefully 
  • Now click on the option called Click To Register
  • The registration page will open on your screen 
  • Successfully, register yourself.
  • After applying online, the duly filled printed copy of the application for the scholarship may be sent to the National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation (Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt. of India), Red Cross Bhawan, Sector-12, Faridabad-121007 (Haryana).

Contact Us

  • Telephone no. 2226910, 2287512, 2287513,
  • Fax-0129-2284371 
  • E-mail- nhfdcnf1@gmail.com

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