Scholarships for School and College Students

Numerous scholarships await the students of academic excellence. Applications should be submitted online. Though teachers would enable the students to avail of such scholarships at school level, it may not happen at college level. The deserving students should take interest in filling up the application form and submit the same with relevant documents through the head of the institution. Let us have a glance at the different types of scholarships available for students from the school and College level. The details like name of scholarship, eligibility, scholarship amount, qualification, when to apply are clearly mentioned here.

1. Beegum Hazrat Mahal National Scholarship for Girl Students
Only Girl Students belonging to National Minorities, (i.e. Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains and Parsis ) can apply for Beegum Hazrat Mahal (earlier known as Maulana Azad National Scholarship). Scholarship will be awarded to girl students who are studying in Class 9th to 12th, and have secured at-least 50% marks or equivalent grade in aggregate in previous class. Annual income of student's parents/guardian from all sources does not exceed Rs. 2.00 lakh. Class 9th and 10th students would get Rs.10000/ a year, Class XI and XII students would get 12000.
Beegum Hazrat Mahal National Scholarship for Girl Students-Circular and Online Application Portal

2.Post Matric Scholarship for Minority Students
Only the minority students are eligible for this scholarship. Scholarship will be awarded to the students who have secured not less than 50% marks or equivalent grade in the previous final examination and Annual income should be below Rs.2 lakh. It is for all courses like Plus two, degree, PG, Ph.D etc. students from recognized unaided institutions will also be considered. Admission and tuition fee for classes XI and XII would be 7000.
Post Matric Scholarship for Minority Students-Circular and Online Application Portal

3.Inspire Scholarship
Update: Application for the Inspire Scholarship 2017 are invited from eligible candidates. The online portal will be open from 15th October 2017 to 31st December 2017.

About 10,000 top scorers in plus two in our country are the beneficiaries of this scholarship for their degree course in science. It can be availed of by those who pursue to do post graduation in science. There are no such constraints as income limit. It is from the central govt - Department of Science and Technology. The scholarship amount is Rs. 80,000/- per annum. Interested and eligible students must apply and submit their application with all essential documents through ONLINE mode only, through the web-portal Students with aggregate marks within top 1% of their Class XII examination of any State/ Central Board in India are eligible. List of students eligible for Inspire Scholarship has been published by the Department of Higher Secondary Education.
INSPIRE Scholarship 2017.Guidelines and Online Portal
4.Vidhya Samunnathi Scholarship
High school, Plus two, degree, PG students of forward communities whose annual family income is below 2 lakh can apply. 3000 students from degree level, 2000 students from PG level and 14000 students from plus two level would get this scholarship. Higher Secondary School level students would get Rs.3000/ a year, degree and PG level would be Rs.5000/- and Rs. 6000/ respectively. It is sponsored by the Kerala State Welfare Corporation for Forward Communities. Notification for 2017-18 is expected to be released in October 2018.
Vidhya Samunnathi Scholarship-Circular and Online Application Portal

5.Snehapoorvam Scholarship
Students who have lost their parents (either father or mother) can apply for this. There are no restrictions. It is available at the Higher Secondary, degree and PG level. The scholarship amount from Social Welfare Department is Rs.750 every month.
Snehapoorvam Scholarship-Circular and Online Application Portal

6.Prof.Joseph Mundasserry Scholarship for Full A+ Holders
Minority students belonging to BPL category and scored full A+ in SSLC / plus two studying in govt / aided institutions can be advantageous of this scheme. Rs.10,000/- is given to each eligible student by the Minority Welfare Organization.
Prof.Joseph Mundasserry Scholarship for Full A+ Holders-Circular and Online Application Portal

7.Blind /Deaf/PH(For the Disabled) Scholarship
Blind / deaf / physically disabled students in govt / aided institutions only can get this. Annual income limit is Rs 2.5 lakh where as it is is 4.5 lakh for the blind. E-grant beneficiaries are exempted from this. It is available at the Higher Secondary, degree and Plus two level. The amount includes the complete fee of the course and hostel fee.
Blind /Deaf/PH(For the Disabled) Scholarship-Circular and Online Application Portal

8.District Merit Scholarship Scheme
Students who passed with A+ grade to all subjects in SSLC examinations are eligible to apply for this scholarship. The eligible candidates will be awarded Rs.1250/- and a merit certificate.
District Merit Scholarship Scheme-Circular and Online Application Portal

9.Merit cum Means Scholarship for BPL Students
A comprehensive merit-cum-means scholarship scheme for the Higher Secondary students of Government and Aided schools whose parents or guardians come under the BPL category. The school selection committee shall select the eligible candidates from the applicants. Notification for 2017-18 is expected to be released in October 2018.
Merit cum Means Scholarship for BPL Students-Circular and Online Application Portal

10.Hindi Scholarship for Under Graduate and Post Graduate
For the students applying for this scholarship, it is mandatory that Hindi should be one of the subjects of their study. The students would get Rs.500/ per month.
Hindi Scholarship for Under Graduate and Post Graduate-Instructions
Hindi Scholarship for Under Graduate and Post Graduate-Online Application Portal

11. Prathibha Scholarship
Those who score more than 95% in plus two and join for a degree course in Science discipline can apply for this. No income limit. The beneficiaries of this scholarship are exempted from getting other grants. This scholarship is offered by the Kerala State Council for Science and Technology. The scholarship amount for students in degree 1st , 2nd and 3rd year is Rs.12,000/ , Rs.18,000/ and Rs.24,000/- respectively and for PG 1st year Rs.40,000/ and 2nd year Rs.60,000/-
Prathibha Scholarship-Instructions
Prathibha Scholarship-Online Application Portal

12.Central Sector
Students studying in degree courses or professional degree courses are eligible to apply. Plus two marks is the criteria. Annual family income should not exceed Rs. 6 lakh. 50% of the scholarship is reserved for girls. Central Human Resource Department offers this. Nearly one lakh students are the beneficiaries of this scholarship every year. It is Rs.12.000/- for degree (each year) and Rs.24,000/- for PG (each year).
Central Sector Scholarship-Instructions
Central Sector Scholarship-Online Application Portal

13. Suvarna Jubilee Scholarship
It is for BPL category only. All degree and PG students in govt / aided institutions can apply. Certain number of scholarships are there for each institution. 10,000 students in Kerala based on their merit would get this. It is sponsored by the Directorate of Collegiate Education. The students would get Rs.10,000/- every year.
Suvarna Jubilee Scholarship-Instructions
Suvarna Jubilee Scholarship-Online Application Portal

14. C.H.Muhammed Koya Scholarship
Students from Latin converted Christian, Muslim communities studying degree / PG course, whose annual family income does not exceed Rs.6 lakh, Should be a GIRL student studying for the first year of Graduation or Higher courses in Govt./ Aided Institution. are eligible to apply for this scholarship. During the course of study, scholarship amount would be Rs.5000/- every year whereas , those staying in hostels would get Rs. 12,000/- towards stipend.
C.H.Muhammed Koya Scholarship-Online Application Portal

15. State Merit Scholarship
The State Higher Education Department offers this scholarship for students for degree / PG course based on their plus two marks and their annual income should be below Rs.1 lakh. The scholarship amount is Rs.10,000/- a year for degree course and Rs.18,000/- a year for PG course.
State Merit Scholarship-Instructions
State Merit Scholarship-Online Application Portal

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