Applications for scholarships

CHENNAI: For the current academic year, candidates studying in accredited colleges and universities doing their graduation or vocational courses that are eligible for financial assistance from the Central government can download the application form from >www.tn.gov.in/dge and >www.tngdc.in. The last date for submitting applications is January 28, according to a press release. Candidates whose parents’ annual income does not exceed Rs. 4.5 lakh and who have obtained the marks specified in the website in the March 2008 higher secondary school examination are eligible. For the first three years, the Centre will provide Rs. 1,000 per month. For the fourth and the fifth year, a sum of Rs. 2,000 per month will be provided for 10 months. — Staff Reporter

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