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Volume 3 Issue 8 - April 15, 2005

Rajiv Gandhi Scholarships announced

DNIS News Network - Under the Rajiv Gandhi Scholarship Scheme 2005, meritorious disabled students can apply for scholarships for professional/postgraduate courses.

The Rajiv Gandhi Scholarship Scheme for Students with Disabilities is once again inviting applications for this scholarships this year. Under the scheme, 20 scholarships will be given under the N.C.P.E.D.P.-Shell Scholarships for students pursuing professional courses in Management and Engineering. Students applying for other professional/postgraduate courses in architecture, mass communication, law, etc, are also invited to send in applications for the other scholarships instituted under the Scheme.

Candidates with visual impairment, hearing disability, locomotor disability, cerebral palsy, leprosy, Thalassemia, Haemophilia and learning disabilities are eligible to apply for the scholarships. The scholars will be given a monthly stipend of Rs 1,200 per month.

The scholarships were instituted in 1998 to support meritorious disabled students with limited means of pursuing professional/postgraduate courses. Go to www.ncpedp.org for details and to download the application forms.

Completed application forms should be sent by 30 May, 2005, to: N.C.P.E.D.P., A - 77 South Extension Part II, New Delhi.

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