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Scholarship Programme for Diaspora Children (SPDC) 2018-19

Government of India launched 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 in Switzerland.  Detailed guidelines for academic session 2018-19 regarding the scholarship programme and application procedure is attached

The last date for receiving applications is 30th September 2018. The online scholarship Application Form is available athttp://spdcindia.gov.in