SHDF Scholarships 2020-21

For Students pursuing Professional Courses
(Up to Rs. 33,000/- per year per student)

Nishkam Sikh Welfare Council (Regd.), New Delhi in association with Sikh Human Development Foundation, U.S.A. (SHDF)invites Applications for Scholarships from regular students studying in recognized Colleges and Universities for Professional Degree/Diploma Courses.

Students who have appeared in Class X & XII Examination in March 2020 and want to pursue Diploma/Degree Courses during 2020-21 can also apply for this scholarship. Duly filled-in Application Form along-with attachment must reach at Nishkam Sikh Welfare Council (Regd.), Nishkam Bhawan, B-Block, TilakVihar, New Delhi – 110018 by post or scanned copy through email.

Regarding Application Form

1 Fill the Application Form clearly and completely in English (BLOCK LETTERS) IN YOUR OWN HANDWRITING. Please fill in all the columns with NO DOTS or DASHES.
3 Report from College Authorities (2 pages –already present with application form) should be signed by the HEAD OF THE COLLEGE/INSTITUTE with DATE AND COLLEGE STAMP.
4 Ensure that duly filled in & signed Application Form along-with required documents must reach us on or before 31st October, 2020.
5 Application forms received AFTER THE DUE DATE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

For any other query, please contact at 011- 28333842/28334477 or send e-mail to scholarships@nishkam.org

Mata Gujri Sukh Niwas

At village Khanpur, Kharar (Punjab) is a project set up by `Nishkam’ over a period of six years (1993-99), with aid from Sadh Sangat of India, Kuwait, Europe, U.S.A. & Canada.


Funded by Sikh Human Development Foundation (SHDF), Relief Committee of Greater New York and Nishkam to the needy students

Sikligar Upliftment

Bringing into main stream the Sikligar, Vanjara & Lobana Sikhs of Karnataka, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Punjab


In Sikhism, true Seva (selfless service) must be without desire (Nishkam), guileless (Nishkapat), in humility (Nimarta), with purity of intention (Hirda Shuddh), with sincerity (Chit-Laae) and in utter selflessness (Vichon Aap Gavaae). Such Seva is the doorway to dignity as well as to Mukti (liberation).

Our Projects


Funded by Sikh Human Development Foundation (SHDF), Relief Committee of Greater New York and Nishkam to the needy students

Medical Centers

Established in 1985, Nishkam Medical Centers runs several medical services with the aim to prevent disease and provide access to medical care for underprivileged.

Career Counselling

Interaction with youth on personality development, soft skills and their future career was done by personnel from various organizations.

Stitching Training

The center was started in 1985 to provide training and gainful employment to the widows-sisters of November, 1984 carnage and their daughters as also to women from poor families.

Computer Training

Nishkam Computer Center is one of our mainstream skill-building initiatives started in 1992 with a mission to enable underprivileged youth the dignity of self-reliance and improve their livelihood options.

Short Hand & Typing

Our qualified teachers are experts in their respective fields, who will give you the hands on training you need to prepare yourself to excel in your career just after Class 10.

College Level Scholarship

We support bright students from underprivileged families so that they become self-reliant leaders of tomorrow while pursuing professional level courses in colleges, universities and in polytechnics.

We also nurture them in career- building workshops as well.

Distribution Ceremony of College Level Scholarships

Talent Search & Support

This project is aimed to search and support talented needy & deserving students pursuing or want to pursue professional/vocational or career-oriented courses. The career path of each student will be finalised based on his/her capabilities and interest with the help of experts.

Target Groups

Students enrolled in Professional level Degree/Diploma courses. We prefer Chartered Accountancy/Company Secretary/MBA program students.


1. Financial assistance upto 100% of study expenses incurred during tenure of the course subject to periodic review.

2. Allocation of Mentor For regular supervision & mentoring of the candidates throughout the period, a mentor will be allocated to each & every student.

3. Career counselling by professionals with personal interactions with students & parents by a team of experts to assess academic interest & capability, financial position and moral values.

Computer Trainings

Nishkam Computer Centre is one of our mainstream skill-building initiatives started in 1992 with a mission to enable underprivileged youth the dignity of self-reliance and improve their livelihood options. After developing computer knowledge the students are able to improve employability with many taking up jobs or setting up their own businesses. Our centres offer Certificate courses in basic computer knowledge as well as advanced courses in our project locations at Delhi, Haryana and Punjab.


01. Over 4000 students trained
02. 6 Days Classes,
03. Fee Concessions for needy
04. 28 Years of Excellence
05. Job-oriented courses
06. Duration- One month to 6 months
07. Fast Track classes available
08. Training Centres in 3 states
09. Project based training
10. 1 Computer to every learner
11. Expert Faculty


Computer for Beginners /Basic: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Internet)

Graphic Designing/DTP (Adobe Photoshop, PageMaker, CorelDraw); Advance Photoshop, CSS

Web Designing: HTML, Adobe Photoshop, PageMaker, CorelDraw, Flash, Dreamweaver, Java Script, FTP, CSS

Data Entry Work: MS Excel, Advance Excel

currently serving in

Delhi Tilak Vihar(Project Office)
Sikligar Education Project, Scholarship Programs, Medical & Dental Care, Eye Care and Pharma, Computer Centre, Typing & Shorthand, Music Education Tuition Centre Library.

Uttar Pradesh (Major Cities Covered)
Sikligar Education Project

GNDU, Amritsar Computer Center
Mata Gujri Sukh Niwas Orphanage & Old Age Home, Mohali

Physiotherapy, Medical & Dental Centre, Computer Centre, Sikilgar Education Project

Sikligar Education Project

Karnataka (Major Cities Covered)
Sikligar Education Project

Atlanta – Georgia, Visit Site

Brampton – Ontario, Visit Site