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Scholarship Programme for Diaspora Children (SPDC)

Scholarship Programme for Diaspora Children (SPDC)


Government of India launched a scheme “Scholarship Programme for Diaspora Children” (SPDC) in the academic year 2006-2007, for the children of Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) and Non-Residents Indians (NRIs) to assist them in pursuing Under Graduate courses in Indian Universities/Institutes.


Under SPDC scheme, financial assistance for specific undergraduate courses in Professional and Non-Professional courses (except Medical and related courses) is provided towards tuition fee, admission fee and post admission services. The scheme is applicable to the children of NRIs and PIOs/OCIs living in Myanmar.


The scholarship programme for the current academic year has now been announced. Detailed guidelines regarding the scholarship programme and application procedure can be obtained from the website www.spdcindia.gov.in

Scholarship Programme for Diaspora Childred (SPDC) 2019-20