Vidyadhan Scholarship Program 2019 for XI, XII Students [Upto Rs. 6K/Year]: Applications Open

Vidyadhan Scholarship Program from Sarojini Damodaran Foundation supports the college education of meritorious students from economically challenged families. Vidyadhan Scholarship Program from Sarojini Damodaran Foundation supports the college education of meritorious students from economically challenged families. The students are selected after completion of 10th grade /SSLC through a rigorous selection process including test and interview. Currently Vidyadhan program has around 2800 students across the following states: Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra and Telangana.

Those selected will be eligible for two-year scholarship from the Foundation. If they continue to do well, they will be given scholarship for pursuing any degree course of their interest; these scholarships are directly through the foundation or external sponsors who have registered with the Foundation.

Scholarship Amounts

The scholarship amount for 11th and 12th grade will be a maximum of Rs. 6000/year.

Who Can Apply?

Students whose family annual income is less than Rs. 2 Lakhs and who have completed their 10th grade/SSC exam in the year 2019 from Tthe following states.

  • Andhra Pradesh
  • Goa
  • Gujarat
  • Karnataka
  • Kerala
  • Tamil Nadu and Puducherry
  • Telangana

They should also have scored 90% or obtained 9 CGPA in their 10th Grade/SSC examination. The cutoff mark for students with disability is 75%.

How to apply

Apply online at this page.

The deadlines are as follows:

  • Andhra Pradesh: June 30
  • Goa: June 15
  • Gujarat: July 15
  • Karnataka: June 15
  • Kerala: June 7
  • Tamil Nadu and Puducherry: July 21
  • Telangana: June 30
Selection Process

SDF will shortlist the applicants based on the academic performance and the information provided in the application form. The shortlisted candidates will be invited for test/interview. Exact locations for the test and interview will be informed to the shortlisted students individually. SDF will reimburse the out of district travel expense of the student and a parent for eligible cases.

Required Documents
  • Scanned copies of the following are required
    1. 10th Marksheet   (If original marksheet is not available , you can upload provisional /online marksheet from the SSLC/CBSE/ICSC website)
    2. Photograph
    3. Income Certificate   (from a competent authority; ration card not accepted.)
Contact

Andhra Pradesh: vidyadhan.andhra@sdfoundationindia.com or call Umasankar, Phone: + 91 8367751309.

Goa: vidyadhan.goa@sdfoundationindia.com or call Vishwanatha K S, Phone: 7349354415.

Gujarat: vidyadhan.gujarat@sdfoundationindia.com or call Bhuvaneshwari Shurpali, Phone: 9611805868.

Karnataka:  vidyadhan.karnataka@sdfoundationindia.com or call Vishwanatha K S, Phone: 8296010803.

Kerala:  vidyadhan.kerala@sdfoundationindia.com or call B Radhakrishnan: 9446469046

Tamil Nadu and Puducherry:  vidyadhan.tamilnadu@sdfoundationindia.com or call Jacob Sukumar R, Phone: 7339659929.

Telangana: vidyadhan.telangana@sdfoundationindia.com or call Lakshmi Tejaswini K, Phone: 6300391827.

For official website, click here and view the notifications in the local languages below.

Telugu (AP): Click here

Konkani (Goa): Click here

Gujarati: Click here

Kannada: Click here

Malayalam: Click here

Tamil: Click here

Telugu (Telangana): Click here

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