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Thursday, 3 November 2016

Vidya Samunnathi (Educational Schemes) Scholarship 2016-17 for High School to Post Graduation Students

Applications invited for the Vidya Samunnathi Scholarships by Under this scheme, the students of economically backward forward communities will get educational scholarships and competitive assistance for their studies.
Started in the financial year 2013-14, under this scheme scholarships will be given to students studying from high school level to post graduation. Special scholarships will be given to students studying professional courses like CA/ICWA/CS and those studying in IIT, IIM, NIT and similar National Institutes.

Kerala State Welfare Corporation for Forward Communities Limited is the nodal agency for implementing the scheme.

Vidya Samunnathi - Scholarships
Amount (Yearly)
No. of Scholarships
High School Level
Rs. 2000
Higher Secondary Level
Rs. 3000
Graduation (Non-professional)
Rs. 5000
Rs. 6000
Post Graduation (Non-professional)
Rs. 6000
Graduation (Professional)
Rs. 7000
Post Graduation (Professional)
Rs. 8000
Rs. 10000
National Institute
Rs. 50000

Guidelines for Applying

  • Applicants should be from non-reservation forward community and a resident of Kerala.
  • Annual income of the family should be less than 2 lakhs based on all sources.
  • Only online applications are accepted. The candidates need to register once in the online data bank. Those who have already applied in the previous year may use their previous registration number. 
  • Visit for registration
  • Applicants must have a Bank account in any recognised bank.
  • The scholarships will not be renewed automatically. Those who have received scholarship in the previous year should also register.
  • The students receiving any other state/central scholarships are not eligible
The following documents are required along with the application:
1. Certificate from the Head of the Institution in the prescribed format
2. Income certificate from the Village Officer
3. First page of the bank passbook with the account number and name of the candidate clearly visible

Last date for submitting online application : 15 December 2016


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