The University Grants Commission (UGC) has extended the timelines for online applications for government scholarships till January 20. The last date for verification of application by institutions of students including re-submission of defective applications is February 5.
The portal has been open since September 1. The scholarships for which the applications are still open include, Indira Gandhi PG Scholarship for Single Girl Child (SGC), PG Scholarship for University Rank Holder candidate (URH), Ishan Uday Special scheme for North Eastern Region (NER), PG Scholarship for Professional Courses for SC/ST candidates (PGSPROF).
“The students are advised to submit their online applications well in time so that their institutions are able to verify applications within the prescribed timelines,” UGC said in an official notice.
The guidelines of each scheme may be accessed at the ‘National Scholarship Portal’. The students who are eligible and are admitted in the recognised institutions, as per the guidelines, may submit their applications through the National Scholarship Portal on its website – scholarships.gov.in.
“The eligible Institutions are also advised to verify applications of their students immediately after receiving the applications on Portal. It would be in the interest of students, if all the applications are verifred by Institutions by 31 January, 2O21, so that they are able to correct/rectify the defected applications” reads the notice.