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Scholarship Programme for Diaspora Children (SPDC) for AY 2023-24

Posted on: December 09, 2023 | Back | Print

Scholarship Programme for Diaspora Children (SPDC) for AY 2023-24

 SPDC scheme is a scholarship scheme of the Ministry of External Affairs to assist the Children of Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs)/ Overseas Citizens of India (OCIs) and Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) who are pursuing Undergraduate courses (except medical courses) in Indian Universities/Institutes. The SPDC scheme provides them financial assistance towards tuition fee, admission fee and post admission charges.

  1. Now, the Ministry has launched the  SPDC Programme for the academic year 2023-24 for the Children of NRIs/PIOs/OCIs pursuing Undergraduate courses in several disciplines in India. (A copy of the SPDC guidelines for 2023-24 are given below).

  1. Eligible candidates for the scheme, may apply for the scholarship through SPDC portal (https://spdcindia.gov.in). The last date for submission of the duly filled-in application forms in the prescribed format has been extended till 24 December 2023.