Education Scholarship Scheme for Wards of Soldiers who Die in Harness
DIAV Directorate of Indian Army Veterans

B.Com. (Bachelor of Commerce),B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science),High/Secondary School

Scholarship Overview

The Education Scholarship Scheme for Wards of Soldiers who Die in Harness 2018-19 is an education grant initiative taken by Rehabilitation and Welfare Section Directorate of Indian Army Veterans (DIAV) a sub-part of the Indian Army to financially support the children of soldiers who died in Harness.


The selected students will be awarded an education grant as financial assistance for students of class 1 and onwards.


The following documents are required to be attached: 

  • A photograph of the student
  • A certificate provided by the school/college/institute completed and signed by the principal 
  • Photocopy of the mark sheet for the academic year 
  • Photocopy of the casualty document of the soldiers with details of his death
  • Photocopy of discharge book and family particulars


The following students are eligible for the scholarship: 

  • Wards of soldiers who died in harness 
  • The students should have passed in all the subjects 
  • The student should be enrolled in class 1 or above

How To Apply

Follow the steps to apply: 

Step 1: Download the application form.
Step 2: Fill the complete form carefully.
Step 3: Attach the necessary documents.
Step 4: Submit the application form by post to the following address: 

Rehabilitation and Welfare Section,
Directorate of Indian Army Veterans (DIAV),
Adjutant General’s Branch,
Integrated Headquarters of Ministry of Defence (Army), 
Adjacent to Central Org ECHS, 
104 Cavalry Road, Delhi Cantt -110010