Higher Education Council Scholarship: Apply by January 31
Kerala State Higher Education Council, has invited applications for the award of 1000 Higher Education Scholarships for the year, 2020-21.
Eligibility: Applicant should be an Indian National and should be a student of first year Under Graduate Aided course in Science/Social Science/Humanities/Business Studies in a Government/Aided Arts & Science College. Those studying for identical courses in IHRD Applied Science Colleges are also eligible to apply. Those undergoing Professional courses, those studying in unaided courses, those studying in Self-financing colleges and those studying outside Kerala are not eligible.
Eligibility: For all streams, ST applicants should have pass mark. For SC category, applicant should have 55% for Science, Humanities and Social Sciences streams and 60% for Business Studies stream. For Physically Challenged, it will be 45% for all streams. For BPL/OBC, the minimum mark required is 60% for Science, 55% for Humanities and Social Sciences and 65% for Business Studies. For all other categories (General), it is 75% for the Science and Business Studies and 60% for Humanities and Social Sciences streams.
Those in receipt of any other scholarship/stipend, other than fee concession (except lump sum grant received by SC/ST students and Hindi Scholarship awarded by Directorate of Collegiate Education), are not eligible for this scholarship.
Amount of Scholarship: The Scholarship amount is Rs. 12,000/-, Rs. 18,000/- and Rs. 24,000/- respectively for 1st/2nd/3rd of UG Course. Physically Challenged (minimum 40% disability) will get an additional 25% amount of the normal Scholarship.
Recipients of Scholarships at UG level, continuing for their Post Graduate studies, will get Rs.40,000/- for the first year and Rs.60,000/- for the second year of the PG Course.
Reservation: Of the total scholarships, 50% will be under the General category. 10% scholarships are reserved for SC/ST, 10% for BPL category, 27% for OBC and 3% for Physically Challenged category.
The scholarships will be distributed among the different streams in proportion to the total seats allotted to each stream in each University.
Application: Application can be submitted online at the ‘Scholarships’ link at www.kshec.kerala.gov.in/ latest by 31 January 2021, following the instructions there.
The Printout of the Registration form has to be submitted to the Head of the Institution, with documents, latest by 8th February, 2021.
Institution level verification and approval is to be completed by 15th February, 2021.
Approved Applications should be retained in the Institution. Application and documents of those students included in the provisional list should be made available to the Office of the Council within the stipulated time period for verification.
For more details, visit www.kshec.kerala.gov.in/