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Scholarship Programme for Diaspora Children (SPDC) - 2022 - 2023

December 15, 2022

Welcome to the Scholarship Programme for Diaspora Children for academic session 2022-23

Government of India launched a scheme called "Scholarship Programme for Diaspora Children" (SPDC), in the academic year 2006-2007, for the wards of Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) and Non-Resident 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 NRIs and PIOs from 66 countries.

The last date for submission of online applications on the SPDC portal has also been extended till 21 December, 2022 by the Ministry of External Affair.

Guidelines are also available on the SPDC portal:

Diaspora members of UK are hereby advised to take advantage of the SPDC program.