New Scholarship Programme for Diaspora Children (SPDC) launched for pursuing under graduate in India

The institutions that are covered under this scheme are: NITs, IIITs, Schools of Planning and Architecture, ‘A’ Grade institutions accredited by NAAC and recognized by UGC and Other institutions covered under DASA scheme.

New Scholarship Programme for Diaspora Children (SPDC) launched for pursuing under graduate in India

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) earlier this year established a scheme called " Scholarship Programme for Diaspora Children" (SPDC) for children of NRIs/ PIOs from 69 countries attending under graduate degrees in India.

As on July 31, 2021, the scheme is open to four groups of applicants aged 17 to 21 years. They should be Children of People of Indian Origin, Children of NRIs and Children of Indian workers of ECR (Emigration Check Required) countries studying outside and within India. The last date for submission of the application form is Nov. 30, 2021.