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Last date for Scholarship Program for Diaspora Children extended to 18th October, 2017  

 Government of India launched a scheme called “Scholarship Programme for Diaspora Children” (SPDC), in the academic year 2006-2007, for the children of Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) and Non-Resident 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 following four categories:

1. Children of Person of Indian Origin

2. Children of Non-Resident Indians

3. Children of Indian Workers in ECR countries studying outside India

4. Children of Indian Workers in ECR countries studying in India

The last date of submission of applications online is 30th September 18th October, 2017. The guidelines and the details of the scholarship program are available in the link below.