Shishu Sarothi announces 2020-21 scholarships for students with Disabilities in NE

Last updated on: August 11, 2020 at 10:38 pm IST

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Dimapur, August 11: Shishu Sarothi (Center for Rehabilitation and Training for Multiple Disability), a rights-based non-profit organization based in Guwahati (Assam), in partnership with Bharti Infratel Ltd., has announced the 2020-21 BISP scholarships to be awarded to 120 deserving students with disabilities.
This program is available for students from Northeast India who wish to pursue or are pursuing higher education in academic& professional courses at levels ranging from Higher Secondary to Post Graduation.
The scholarship is also offered for students with disabilities from other states in India studying in colleges/ educational institutions/universities located in northeast India. The scholarship program provides financial support for the scholars to cover educational expenses/fees paid till the completion of their courses.
Additionally, some deserving students will be provided support for specific requirements of study materials, assistive equipment and devices, conveyance allowance and hostel fees to facilitate and motivate them to complete the course of study.
A total of 120 students will be selected in 2020-21 and supported till the completion of their course. Shishu Sarothi has partnered with local organizations across the 8 NE states of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura for dissemination, application support to candidates and monitoring and mentoring of selected students locally.
Online and Offline Applications for the 2020-21 session has commenced from August 10. All details about the scholarship are available at www.bisp. shishusarothi.org . Last date of applying is September 10. For any queries students can also call on HELPLINE: +91 70862 68549 between 10 am-5 pm on working days.
State Partner Organization for BISP in Nagaland is Prodigals’ Home, Dimapur.
(Page News Service)