Post Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child India
Post Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship is for the single girl child. University grants commission had introduced this scholarship program from the academic session 2005-2006. The prime aim of Post Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child is to support higher education through scholarship to such girls who happen to be the only child in the family and to provide incentive for the parents to motivate towards small family norms.
UGC norms for scholarship eligibility:
Any single girl child of her parents is eligible under the scheme. The scholarship scheme is beneficial only to such single girl child who has taken admission in Master degree in a non-professional programme in any recognized university or a postgraduate college during the current year 2011-12.
Other crucial points
The scholarship program is for non-professional courses only and that too at PG level. The scheme is available to only those students who have taken admission in regular or full time Master Degree courses offered by any recognized university within the country jurisdiction. Distance mode of learning is not covered under the scheme. The single girl chosen for Post Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship has not been debarred from accepting any scholarship. The student wishes to leave the PG course in mid way without completing the PG courses need to seek approval from the UGC by submitting an application along with proper justification on the decision. Any student do not follow the procedure of leaving the PG course needs to refund the whole amount and the concerned institute will be solely responsible for the entire refund. The university/institute/college has to submit the certificate of completion of the PG course in respect of each student availing this scholarship. An affidavit on 50/- stamp paper duly signed by First class magistrate/gazette officers needs to be submitted conforming that she is the only child in her family not having any siblings.