Vidyadhan Kerala Plus 1 Scholarship 2023 is a program initiated by the Sarojini Damodaran Foundation. It is aimed at providing financial assistance to students who have successfully completed their 10th grade and are currently pursuing their studies in the 11th or 12th grade at a recognized educational institution in Kerala. This scholarship was established in 1999 by SD Shibulal, co-founder and former CEO of Infosys, and Kumari Shibulal, of the Sarojini Damodaran Foundation.
The primary objective of this scholarship is to empower underprivileged students in society by supporting their higher education. Through this initiative, the lives of deserving students can be transformed for the better. Selected students will be granted an annual scholarship amount of INR 10,000.
To be eligible, an applicant must –
- have scored 9 A+ & 1A in all subjects in the Kerala SSLC March 2022 examination (Note – The cut off mark for physically challenged students is Full A)
- have a family income of not more than INR 2,00,000 from all income sources
The selected students will receive INR 10,000 per annum.
Scanned copies of the following are required-
- Class 10 (Note – If the original marksheet is not available, you can upload a provisional /online marksheet from the SSLC/CBSE/ICSC website)
- Income certificate (from a competent authority; ration card not accepted.)
Note – If the original mark sheet is not available, the applicant can upload a provisional/online mark sheet from the SSLC/CBSE/ICSC website.
Eligible candidates can apply for the opportunity by following the below-mentioned steps:
Step 1: Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button.
Step 2: Click the ‘Register’ button and enter the required registration details. (Note – If already registered, log in using Gmail/Mobile number/Email Id)
Step 3: Navigate the ‘Apply Now‘at the bottom of the page and click on it.
Step 4: Click on ‘Register’ to start the application.
Step 5: Confirm the registration through the email sent by Vidhyadhan.
Step 6: Log in using your registered email Id and password.
Step 7: Click on the ‘Help’ link from Vidyadhan Account for complete application instructions.
Step 8: Click on the ‘Application’ button to create a new application.
Step 9: Fill in the required details, upload the necessary documents and submit.
Note – The application will be considered complete only after you upload the mandatory documents and photograph.