Scholarship Programme for Diaspora Children (SPDC) has been operational since 2006-07. Under this scheme, financial assistance is provided to Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) and Non-Resident Indian (NRIs) for pursuing Undergraduate courses in Indian Universities and Institutes. SPDC cuts across both professional (except Medical and related courses) and non-professional courses.

Only fresh year students are eligible to apply for the scheme. Further details regarding the scheme are available on Eligible students from Sri Lanka are requested to submit their applications directly on the said portal by 10TH December 2023.