Marga-Schulze Scholarship Scheme (MASS)

Marga Schulze Scholarship Scheme for Higher Education of Girls With Visual Impairment

The Marga Schulze Scholarship scheme is aimed at helping blind girls in Africa and Asia to pursue higher education. This scheme supported by Dr. Hans-Eugen Schulze, a retired German Judge, who himself a person with visual impairment, is a significant movement towards empowering girls with visual impairment. In South India, the scheme is operated and monitored by the UDIS Forum, located in Coimbatore. The Christoffel Blindenmission, South Asia Regional Office (South) in Bangalore is regulating the scholarship scheme. The following guidelines will help parents, students, and administrators of higher education institutions to understand the modalities of the scheme.