The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangan), under the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India, has recently announced the Pre-matric Scholarships for Students with Disabilities. This scheme aims to provide financial assistance to students with disabilities to support their education and empower them to achieve their academic goals.
The Pre-matric Scholarships for Students with Disabilities is a significant initiative by the Indian government to ensure equal opportunities for students with disabilities. The scholarships are available for students studying in classes 9 and 10 in recognized schools in India.
To be eligible for this scholarship, students must have a minimum disability of 40% and a valid disability certificate issued by a competent medical authority. The annual family income of the applicant should not exceed INR 2.5 lakh.
The application process for the Pre-matric Scholarships for Students with Disabilities is online. Interested students can visit the official website of the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities to apply. The last date to submit the application is 31st December 2023.
This scholarship scheme is a significant step towards creating an inclusive and accessible education system in India. It not only provides financial support but also encourages students with disabilities to pursue their dreams and contribute to society.
For more information and detailed guidelines, interested students can visit the official website of the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities.
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