In order to achieve and promote girls education, UGC has introduced a Post Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship for single girl child with an aim to compensate direct costs of girl education to all levels especially for such girls who happen to be the only girl child in their families.
The target group is girl students who are admitted to various non-professional PG courses in Universities/Colleges and happen to be the only girl child in the family without having any brother. In a family if one son and one daughter is available then girl child will not be considered for scholarship under the scheme.
You may download a pdf file containg details of the scholarship, instructions and application form by clicking here.
UGC's website : http://www.ugc.ac.in