C H Muhammed Koya Scholarship (Muslim Girl Scholarship)
The Government of Kerala offers scholarships to girl students belonging to the Muslim Community or Latin Catholic Community or Converted Christians (Scheduled Caste Velar Community), studying in Government/Government Aided Institutions for Under Graduate Programmes, in the first year of the course. The scheme has Scholarships and Hostel Stipends.
Those girl students belonging to the Muslim Community or Latin Catholic Community, Converted Christians (Scheduled Caste Velar Community) who have written the Common Entrance Examinations and have taken admission to the merit seats in Self-financing Colleges are also eligible to apply for the scholarships and Stipend.
Girl students of these communities, who could not apply in the first year, can apply in the succeeding years. They will however be considered only for the scholarship/stipend for the year in which they apply.
Scholarships for the Under Graduate Courses carry an amount of Rs.3000/- per annum. For the Post Graduate courses, it is Rs. 4000/- per annum. In case of Professional courses, value of scholarships is Rs.5000/- per annum. Each hostel stipend carries an amount of Rs.10000/- per annum. Latin Christians and Converted Christians each will be allocated 20% of the Scholarship/stipend.
Applicant should be girl student permanently settled in Kerala and belonging to the Muslim or Latin Catholic or Converted Christians (Scheduled Caste Velar) Community. Applicant should have secured at least 50% marks in the qualifying Examination. The annual income of the family should be below Rs.2,50,000/-
Those applying for the Hostel Stipend, should be residing in approved Hostels (Hostels run by Government, Social Welfare Departments, Universities, IHRD, LBS etc and Hostel run by the Institution where the applicant is studying will be treated as recognized Hostels). Applicant should have a Bank account in his/her name in one of State Bank of Travancore/ State Bank of India / South Indian Bank/Federal Bank. This is mandatory to apply for the Scholarship.