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Embassy of India


This is to inform you that Governmentof India has launched Scholarship Programme for Diaspora Children (SPDC) for the academic year 2018-19. The online portal for the scheme is spdcindia.gov.in. The last date of submission of applications online is 30.09.2018.

2.       As you are aware, SPDC is applicable to Children of NRIs/PIOs/OCIs in 66 countries for undergraduate programmes. The scheme is applicable to the following four categories:

a) Children of Persons of Indian Origin

b) Children of Non-Resident of Indians

c) Children of Indian workers working in ECR countries studying abroad &

d) Children of Indian workers in ECR countries  studying in India

3.       Out of 150 scholarships under SPDC, 50 are reserved for category (c) and (d) above.

4. Those who are interested may kindly refer to the attached guidelines, visit the website (spdcindia.gov.in) and apply.