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Scholarship Programme for Diaspora Children (SPDC) 2019-20

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Scholarship Programme for Diaspora Children (SPDC) 2019-20

Government ofIndialaunched a scheme “Scholarship Programme for Diaspora Children” (SPDC) in the academic year 2006-2007, for the children of Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) and Non-Residents Indians (NRIs) to assist them in pursuing Under Graduate courses in Indian Universities/Institutes. Under SPDC scheme, financial assistance for specific undergraduate courses in Professional and Non-Professional courses (except Medical and related courses) is provided towards tuition fee, admission fee and post admission services.

The scheme is applicable to the children of NRIs and PIOs/OCIs living inSwitzerland. The SPDC is open to applicants in the age group of 17 to 21 years as on 31st October 2019. Detailed guidelines for academic session 2019-20 regarding the scholarship programme and application procedure is attached.

The last date for receiving applications is30thNovember 2019. The online scholarship Application Form is available at the SDPC Portal (http://spdcindia.gov.in)

Guidelines 2019-20.