Application forms are out for the National Fellowship for Persons with Disabilities (NFPwD) for the selection years 2018-19 and 2019-20. As per the official notice, the last date to apply is June 19, 2020.
The fellowship selection will be done on the basis of post graduation marks. Each year UGC provides fellowship to 200 candidates, out of which 15% seats are reserved for SC candidates and 7.5% seats are reserved for ST candidates.
NOTE: The NFPwD is provided to MPhil and PhD candidates for a maximum of 5 years. It is provided under both Junior Research Fellow (JRF) and Senior Research Fellow (SRF) schemes.
Get complete insight about the fellowship from the table below:
INR 25,000/- per month for initial 2 years
INR 28,000/- per month for remaining tenure
Contingency (Humanities and Social Sciences including Arts, Fine Arts)
INR 10,000/- per year for initial 2 years
INR 20,500 per year for remaining tenure
Contingency (Science, Engineering and Technology)
INR 12,000/- per year for initial 2 years
INR 25,000/- per year for remaining tenure
Escorts, Reader assistance
INR 2,000/- per month for candidates with physical and visual disabilities
House Rent Allowance (HRA)
As per Government of India norms
Visit the scholarship portal of UGC i.e. https://www.ugc.ac.in/ugc_schemes/.