Scholarship Programme for Diaspora Children (SPDC)  2017-18 

LAST DATE : 31.10.2017

Dear Sir/Madam,

         This is with reference to an email received from the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs regarding a scheme called the ‘Scholarship Programme for Diaspora Children (SPDC) for the academic year 2017-18 , which was launched on 17th July, 2017. All the details are available on the online portal for the scheme, which  is The last date of submission of applications online is 31.10.2017.

         As you are aware, SPDC is applicable to Children of NRIs/PIOs/OCIs in 66 countries for undergraduate programmes. The scheme is applicable to the following four categories:

  1. a) Children of Persons of Indian Origin
  2. b) Children of Non-Resident of Indians
  3. c) Children of Indian workers working in ECR countries studying abroad &
  4. d) Children of Indian workers in ECR countries – studying in India

         You are requested to give wide publicity to the programme among members of your association, the Indian community, especially the children of NRIs/PIOs.


(T. Ramesh)

Vice Consul

संस्कृति अनुभाग / Culture Section

भारत का प्रधान कौंसलावास / Consulate General of India, Hamburg

ग्रौमनसवेग 57, 22087

हैम्बर्ग, जर्मनी/ Graumannsweg 57, 22087 Hamburg, Germany

Tel: +49-40-330557,

Fax: +49-40-323757





The last date of submission of applications online - SDPC 2017-2018