Every year Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) offers scholarships to all its distance education students who need financial assistance. IGNOU, for the session 2016-17, will offer the scholarships to students coming from financially weak backgrounds, or a student who is a single girl child of the family. Apart from these it is also open to all the students belonging to reserve category like SC, ST, OBC etc.
IGNOU will also offer the IGNOU scholarship for National Centre for Promotion of Employment of Disabled People (NCPEDP) for PG equivalent courses. This scholarship will be available only to PG I year students only.
Students are supposed to download the official application form for the scholarship and fill it with relevant details. The application form is to be submitted before the last date.
The students along with the form also have to submit an affidavit on a 50Rs. stamp paper of the student or the parent which should be signed by an SDM, a gazetted officer or any First Class Magistrate. Also the required documents are:
One copy of passport size photograph
Attested certificates of educational qualification
Income declaration – affidavit
For more details on the scholarship visit the official website of the university: www.ignou.ac.in