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Scholarship Programme for Diaspora Children (SPDC)-Last Date (15 October 2018)

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Last Date of online SPDC application extended to 15 October 2018

Ministry of External Affairs, the Government of India executes Scholarship Programme for Diaspora Children (SPDC) Scheme for the children of Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) i.e. Malawian Passport holders of Indian Origin and Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) i.e. Indian Passport holders to assist in pursuing undergraduate courses in Indian Universities/Institutes for their children. 150 scholarships shall be provided for the Academic Session 2018-2019. The scheme is applicable to NRIs and PIOs from 66 selected countries including Malawi. SPDC is awarded to following four categories:-

  1. Children of Persons of Indian Origin

  2. Children of Non-Resident Indian

  3. Children of Indian workers working in ECR countries studying outside India (Malawi is not ECR countries)

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

2. The last date of submitting application online has been extended to 15th October 2018. There will be no further extension of this deadline. For detailed and latest information regarding SPDC for the Academic Session 2018-19, eligible candidates are advised to monitor the SDPC Portal (http://spdcindia.gov.in). The guidelines for Academic Session 2018-2019 are also attached herewith.

Guidelines of SPDC 2018.


October 4, 2018