The Government of Kerala gives Suvarna Jubilee Merit Scholarship for Under Graduate and Post Graduate studies. Applicant should be studying for the first year of Under Graduate or Post Graduate programmes in a Government/Aided Arts and Science College or in a University Department in Kerala, and should have scored 50% or above in the qualifying Examination. Applicant should be a member of a family having income below poverty line.

The scholarship amount is Rs.10000/- per year which will be deposited into the Bank Account of the candidates selected. Applicant should have a Bank Account in his/her name in State Bank of Travancore (SBT). The number of Scholarships for each College will be proportional to the number of candidates studying in the college.

Applicant from SC/ST categories will be allotted 10% of the total available Scholarships. 10 Scholarships are reserved for those belonging to the PWD category and another 5 for those excelling in Arts/Sports at State/National levels.

Those in receipt of any other Scholarship are not eligible for this scholarship. However, the Lump-sum Grant received by the SC/ST candidates is exempted for the purpose of this provision.