Scholarship for poor students in professional courses


Delhi government has announced scholarship and reimbursement of half of the tuition fee for socially and economically backward students in non-technical professional courses in universities of Delhi for the current academic year. The Delhi Higher Education Aid Trust of Directorate of Higher Education has asked the eligible socially and economically backward students studying in different varsities of the capital to apply for the scholarship under the “Yuva Nirman Scheme”. In 2009-10, an amount of Rs 3,36,750 was disbursed to 15 students, in 2010-11, Rs 1,72,250  to 8 students, in 2011-12 Rs 2,02,400 to 7 students and in 2012-13 Rs 6,97,450 to 27 students as a part of the scheme. The concerned university or institute have been directed to constitute a committee of at least three officers at their own level to scrutinize the applications and to forward the same with their recommendation to the Director, Directorate of Higher Education along with the requisite attested documents.