SHDF Scholarship (NISHKAM) 2023: Application Form, Eligibility, Benefits

Application forms are invited for the SHDF Scholarship 2023 session by the Nishkam Sikh Welfare Council. Interested students can check their eligibility and seek applications for the scheme to get the benefits. If you desire to grab more information in respect of the SHDF Scholarship (NISHKAM) then you should hoard the information available in this article. Further, you will get answers to all your questions related to the SHDF Scholarship like who can apply for this scheme, what is the selection criteria to grab the benefits, what is the application process, how you can get an application form, what benefits do you get, what documents do you need and much more.

SHDF Scholarship (NISHKAM) 2023

SHDF Scholarship (NISHKAM) is an initiative of the Nishkam Sikh Welfare Council, New Delhi associated with Sikh Human Development Foundation, U.S.A. Under this scheme, the students of the Sikh community will be benefited. Selected students will get scholarships up to Rs. 33000/- per year. Selection of the applicants will be made through a defined process. You may apply for the scheme by following the step-by-step guidelines given below for new & renewal applications.

SHDF Scholarship

Highlights Of SHDF Scholarship

  • Name of the scheme: SHDF Scholarship
  • Launched by: Nishkam Sikh Welfare Council, New Delhi with Sikh Human Development Foundation, U.S.A.
  • Launched for: students
  • Benefits: Monetary
  • Mode of application: Offline
  • Official site: nishkam.org

Minority Scholarship

Objective Of SHDF Scholarship

The major objective of the Nishkam Sikh Welfare Council, New Delhi behind starting the SHDF Scholarship is to financially support the Sikh students of Punjab state. Moreover, to encourage the Sikh students to pursue professional degree courses who belong to low-income families.

Benefits Of SHDF Scholarship

Students who get selected for the grant of the scholarship will get an amount up to Rs. 33,000/‐ per year for pursuing the Professional Degree/Diploma Courses. To continue the benefits, applicants have to submit a renewal application.

Selection Procedure- New Applicants

Selection of the candidates will be made on the basis of the following:

  • Written exam
    • Paper I: Elementary test in Punjabi language
    • Paper-II: Religious and Moral studies
  • Interview (Date, time, and venue for the interview will be notified later)

Punjab Chief Minister Scholarship Scheme

Selection Procedure- Renewal Applicants

Selection of the candidates will be made on the basis of the following:

  • The interview will be held for the selection
  • The Interview will be held at different centers located in Amritsar, Ludhiana, Chandigarh, Faridkot, Bathinda, Moga, Hoshiarpur, Shahbad, and New Delhi
  • The interview date and time will be intimated later on by e-mail

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicant must be pursuing a professional diploma, degree, or postgraduate courses from a recognized university/ institute
  • Applicant must have possessed at least 60% marks in the previous two examinations.
  • The annual income of the applicant’s family from all sources should not more than Rs. 2,50,000/-

Documents Required for New Application

  • Recent photographs
  • Mark sheets of 10th Class Examination, Sr. Secondary Examination & later exam
  • DMC /Attested copies of Gazette of professional courses.
  • Copies of Fees receipts
  • Copy of Death certificate
  • Proof of family income
  • Photocopy of the front page of the passbook or canceled cheque
  • Report from College Authoritiesduly signed by the HEAD OF THE COLLEGE/INSTITUTE with DATE AND COLLEGE STAMP (in prescribed format)

Merit Scholarship for SC/ST/OBC/Minority Students 

Documents Required for Renewal Application

  • DMC/ Self-attested Gazette of last 2 Semesters or 1 year of college education Examinations
  • Fees receipts for the amount paid to college/institute for the last year.
  • Copy of Death certificate(s), if father/mother is not alive.
  • Photocopy of the front page of the passbook or canceled cheque leaflet having your name on the cheque.
  • Report from College Authorities duly signed by the HEAD OF THE COLLEGE/INSTITUTE with DATE AND COLLEGE STAMP (in prescribed format)
  • Recent photographs
  • Proof of family income (both parents)

Imporatnt Dates

  • The last date to apply for the scholarship for Renewal Applicants is 30th September 2021.
  • The last date to apply for the scholarship for New Applicants is 30th September 2021.

SHDF Scholarship (NISHKAM) 2023 Application Procedure- New

  • To apply you have to check the eligibility details available above in this article and then go to the official website of the Nishkam Sikh Welfare Council, New Delhi
SHDF Scholarship (NISHKAM) 2021 Application Procedure- New
Application Procedure- New
  • PDF file will open on the screen with the details and application form
  • Give print command and take print out of the application form format only
  • Start filling the application form in your own handwriting with NO DOTS or DASHES
    • Roll No.
    • Full Name (in Capital Letters)
    • Date of Birth
    • Religion
    • Whether belongs to SC / ST / OBC / General
    • Gender
    • Contact No
    • Valid Email-ID
    • Permanent Residential Address(in Capital Letters)
    • Residing in Rural Area or Urban Area
    • Family details
    • And many more
  • Complete the application form and attach all the required documents
  • Enclose the application form in an envelope and mention the “SHDFScholarships- 2021” on the top of the envelope
  • Forward it to “Nishkam Sikh Welfare Council, NishkamBhawan, B-Block, Tilak Vihar, New Delhi-110018” by speed/registered post or courier before last date

SHDF Scholarship (NISHKAM) 2022 Application Procedure-Renewal

  • To apply you have to go to the official website of the Nishkam Sikh Welfare Council, New Delhi
SHDF Scholarship (NISHKAM) 2021 Application Procedure-Renewal
Application Procedure-Renewal
  • PDF file will open on the screen with the details and application form
  • Give the print command and take a print out of the application form format only
  • Start filling the application form in your own handwriting with NO DOTS or DASHES
    • Roll No.
    • Full Name (in Capital Letters)
    • Date of Birth
    • Religion
    • Whether belongs to SC / ST / OBC / General
    • Gender
    • Contact No
    • Valid Email-ID
    • Permanent Residential Address(in Capital Letters)
    • Residing in Rural Area or Urban Area
    • Family details
    • And many more
  • Complete the application form and attach all the required documents
  • Enclose the application form in an envelope and mention the “SHDFScholarships- 2021” on the top of the envelope
  • Forward it to “Nishkam Sikh Welfare Council, Nishkam Bhawan, B-Block, Tilak Vihar, New Delhi-110018” by speed/registered post or courier before last date

For Enquiry Regarding Availability of Books

Areacontact personMobile No./Telephone No.
New DelhiMs. Simranjot Kaur0‐11 28333842, 0‐11 28333377, 0‐11 28334477, 0‐11 28335577
LudhianaM/S SUKRIT Guru Gobind Singh Study Circle9888266676 9888025960
Chandigarh, Mohali   S. Manjit Singh8872209922 9417374491 7986946264
HoshiarpurNavpreet Singh8872010691 9855173278
Amritsar‐Tarn Taran  S. Gurjot Singh9914017038 9914017086 9815415575
Sangrur‐ Mansa‐ BarnalaS. Surinder Pal Singh Sidki9888499726
GurdaspurS. Pritpal Singh9914409442
PatialaS. Damanjit Singh9501224411 7508018905 9878084055
JalandharS. Bakhsis Singh9876750027 9815583239 9872076276 7696233600
Ferozepur‐ MogaS.   Kulwinder   Singh9855504406 9855590860 9855531875
Abohar‐Ganga NagarDr.Mandip Singh9815923537 8872800538 9915744143
Faridkot‐ Muktsar‐  BathindaS. Harvinder Singh8437221325 9814900645 8360623921
Ropar – NawanSeharS. Tejinder   Singh  9888893879 9256232307 9417707099

Helpline Number

  • Contact at 011‐ 28333842/28334477
  • E‐mail toscholarships@nishkam.org

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