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Home > Campaigns > Policy Campaign > Vouchers, CCT and Scholarships > State Scholarships - Kerala

 

Scholarships offered by Kerala Government

1. School Education

a. Pre-matric scholarships (typically for studies between Std I and Std X)

 
Scholarship Name
Scope of Study
Eligibility
Benefits
Outlay
More Info
Income (p.a.)
Social
Academic
Allocation
Uptake
1.
Scheduled Caste Development Programme
Pre-primary
SC

Meal: Rs 5 per day; Uniform: Rs 200 in a year; Grant: Rs 50 as a lumpsum amount

2.
Scheduled Caste Development Programme
Grade 1 - 10
SC
Lump Sum Grant: Grade 1-3: Rs 70; Grade 4: Rs 75; Grade 5: Rs 110; Grade 6,7: Rs 125; Grade 8-10: Rs 175
3.
Scheme for Mentally Disabled children studying in private schools
Rs 10,000/- per year
Mental Disability

Rs 75 p.m.

4.
Scheme of Special Inventives to Talented Students
Exam in Class 4 and 7
Competitive Exam

Scholarships and other assistance up to tenth standard

Rs 110 Lakh

 

b. Higher Secondary scholarships (typically for studies Std XI - XII)

 
Scholarship Name
Scope of Study
Eligibility
Benefits
Outlay
More Info
Income (p.a.)
Social
Academic
Allocation
Uptake
1.
Scheduled Caste Development Programme
Grade 11-12
SC
Good performance in exam
Cash Award: Rs 1,000/-
2.
Tutorial Scheme for School Going Students and Failed Students
Grade 9-12
ST
Academically weak and failed students
Fees of nearby tutorial class
Rs 100/- Lakhs

 

2. Vocational / Technical scholarships (courses from technical institutes that do not lead to graduation)

 
Scholarship Name
Scope of Study
Eligibility
Benefits
Outlay
More Info
Income (p.a.)
Social
Academic
Allocation
Uptake
1.
Scheduled Caste Development Programme
Polytechnic
SC
Good performance in exam

Cash Award: Rs 1,000/-

3. Higher Education Scholarships (typically for graduation and post-graduation studies)

 
Scholarship Name
Scope of Study
Eligibility
Benefits
Outlay
More Info
Income (p.a.)
Social
Academic
Allocation
Uptake
1.
Scheduled Caste Development Programme
Post SSLC Studies
 
SC
 

Grant: Rs 245/- to Rs 1,100/- (according to nature of course); Monthly stipend: Day Scholars: Rs 215/-; Hostellers: Rs 250/-

   
2.
Scheduled Caste Development Programme
Post Graduation / Professional Course and Under Graduation
     

Encouragement for performance in studies - Cash Award: Post Graduation / Professional Course: Rs 2,000/-; Under Graduation: Rs 1,500/-

    More info
3.
Chief Minister Scholarship
SSLC
SC

 

4 toppers will be given Rs 1,000/- each

More info
4.
Assistance to the socially and educationally backward
Post Graduation / Professional Course
Family income less than Rs 36,000/-
Socially and educationally backward

 

Fee concession

More info

 

Scheduled Caste Development Programme

Financial Assistance is given through Local Self Governments. A nursery school kid gets Rs 5 per day for meals, Rs 200 for uniform and Rs 50 as lump sum grant.

Rs 2,200/- is given to send a child to a private nursery school where government schools are not reachable. For more information, please visit: http://www.kerala.gov.in/dept_sc/sheduledcastdevelopementdept_index.htm

 

Scheme for the mentally disabled children studying in private schools

Under this scheme financial assistance is paid @ Rs 75 p.m. and school requisites and dress allowance at Rs 15/- per year respectively is paid to mentally disabled children studying in Private Institution. Income ceiling is Rs 10,000/- per year. For more information visit: http://www.kerala.gov.in/dept_socialwelfare/Disabled.htm

 

Scheme of Special Incentives to Talented Students

Under this scheme, talented students are selected through competitive examination at fourth and seventh standard. These talented students are provided with scholarships and other assistance up to tenth standard. An amount of Rs 110 Lakh is set apart for this scheme. For more information visit: http://india.gov.in/govt/viewscheme.php?schemeid=1777

 

Scheduled Caste Development Programme

Encouragement for performance in studies: The students who register good performance in their examinations are eligible to get a cash award specified. For more information visit: http://www.kerala.gov.in/dept_sc/sheduledcastdevelopementdept_index.htm

 

Tutorial Scheme for School Going Students and Failed Students

In order to increase the percentage of pass, students of High School, Plus I and Plus II classes are provided special coaching under this scheme. The monthly tuition fee would be directly given to parents for providing tuition through nearly tutorials. For more information, please visit: http://india.gov.in/govt/viewscheme.php?schemeid=1778

 

Scheduled Caste Development Programme

Fee concession, lump sum grant, monthly stipend for higher education: This assistance is available for post-SSLC studies. Limp sum grant ranging from Rs 245/- to Rs 1,100/- is given to the students in accordance to the nature of the course. The monthly stipend is Rs 215/- or Rs 250/-. The hostlers will get money for food and stay along with pocket money. For more information visit: http://www.kerala.gov.in/dept_sc/sheduledcastdevelopementdept_index.htm

 

Scheduled Caste Development Programme

Four SSLC toppers from SC students are given scholarship of Rs 1,000/- each by the Chief Minister of Kerala. For more information visit: http://www.kerala.gov.in/dept_sc/sheduledcastdevelopementdept_index.htm

 

Assistance to the socially and educationally backward

As per Kumara Pillai Commission Report all students with a family income limit of Rs 36,000/- are eligible to get fee concessions in PG or professional studies. For more information visit: http://www.kerala.gov.in/dept_sc/sheduledcastdevelopementdept_index.htm

 

 

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