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Prime Minister's Scholarship Scheme for wards/ widows of ex-servicemen
June 15, 2006
What: Ministry of Defence, Government of India, invites applications for the Prime Minister's Scholarship Scheme for wards/ widows of ex-servicemen (personnel below officer rank) who died in harness.
~ The scholarship is for wards/ widows of ex-servicemen pursuing professional degree programmes in engineering, medicine, dental, veterinary, MBA, MCA, recognised by the respective government regulatory bodies such as AICTE, UGC etc.
~ The scheme will be applicable only to those who have joined the professional courses in the academic year 2006-07.
~ Amount of scholarship
- Rs 1,250 per month for boys
- Rs 1,500 per month for girls
~ For further details, visit http://www.dgrindia.com/.
~ Please send in your completed application form before August 31.
How to apply
~ Obtain the application form from the Kendriya Sainik Board by sending a demand draft of Rs 30 drawn in favour of Secretary KSB, payable at Delhi or Director Rajya Sainik Board, payable at their respective state capitals/ cities.
~ Or, download the application form by visiting http://www.dgrindia.com/.
Kendriya Sainik Board
West Block-IV, Wing-V
R K Puram
New Delhi -- 110 066
Phones: (011) 26192361, 26715250
Web site: www.dgrindia.com