SC ST Scholarship 2022-23 Karnataka Online Application, Last Date, Status Check

The SC ST Scholarship Karnataka is a financial aid program provided by the government of Karnataka to support the education of students belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) communities. The scholarship is designed to help students from these communities pursue higher education and overcome the financial barriers that may prevent them from completing their studies.

The scholarship provides financial assistance for tuition fees, exam fees, and other related expenses. Eligible students can apply for the scholarship online through the official website of the Department of Backward Classes and Minorities.

To know more about the online application process, last date, and eligibility criteria read the complete article below. 

Important Dates 



End date to apply online for SC/ST 

15 May 2023

Deadline to Apply online for Minority Scholarship  Karnataka

31 May 2023

To be eligible for the SC/ST Karnataka scholarship 2023, students must be residents of Karnataka and must have passed their previous academic examination with a minimum of 50% marks. They must also be enrolled in a recognized college or university in Karnataka.

The scholarship application process involves filling out an online application form, submitting the required documents, and undergoing a verification process. Successful applicants will receive the scholarship funds directly into their bank account.

About SC ST Scholarship Karnataka 2023


Karnataka government scholarship for SC/ST students is offered by the Directorate of Minorities, with an aim to support students as well as parents for pursuing their higher studies.  The scholarship also encourages parents of minority communities to send their children to school and continue their higher studies so that they can become educationally sound and can stand on their feet. 

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SC/ST Scholarship Karnataka is launched by the Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board & the Department of Pre- University Education under the Karnataka Social Welfare Department. Under this scholarship, the main emphasis is always on the weak sections of the society who are not able to fulfill fees for education. The scholarship is a way to provide financial support to the students who are really willing to take their studies ahead of and have a positive aim in life. The scholarship is especially for the students of communities such as Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Paris, and Jains. 

SC ST Scholarship 2023-22 Karnataka Last Date

Here is the list of upcoming scholarships for sc st students of Karnataka. 

Scholarship Name


Last Date To Apply

SSP Postmatric Karnataka Scholarship For SC Students
  • Must be 12th passed
15th May

Post-Matric Karnataka Scholarship

  • At least 50% marks
  • Annual Income must be 2 lac P/A
15th May

MPhil and Ph.D. Fellowship for SC/ST 

  • Domicile Holder of Karnataka.
  • Must be Sikh/Buddhist/Parsi/Jains.
  • Family annual income must be less than 6 than lakh P/A.
15-May 2023
Fee reimbursement sc/st scheme for medical students
  • Must be a medical field student
SC/ST fee reimbursement scheme for eng and diploma students
  • Pursue in eng courses
  • want to do diploma course
15 May
SSP Post matric Karnataka Scholarship For ST Students
  • 12th pass out from the recognized board
Dr. Shamanur Shivashankarappa Scholarship 2023-21


  • Must Karnataka citizen
  • want to pursue in degree courses after 12th
  • family income must below 1 lac

2nd PUC Scholarship 2023-21

  • Belongs to Karnataka State
  • 12th passed from genuine school/institute

Prize Money Scholarship 2023

  • Must be 12th Passed
  • Want to pursue in Degree courses

SSLC Scholarship 2023 Karnataka

  • Be a Karnataka domiciled
  • Must be a student of 10 or 10th pass out

NOS for Minority Community Students

  • Domicile holder of Karnataka
  • belongs to minority class like Muslim, Christian, Jains, Sikhs, Buddhist or Parsi community
  • must have scored a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent grade in the last qualified degree.
30 Jul

Scheme of Overseas Scholarships for SC/ST Students

  • Students must belong to SC/ST community.
  • Must be a domicile holder of Karnataka State.
  • Students should have an admission letter for post-graduation or above course from any of the world’s top 200 universities.
 31 Jul

Research Guidance Ph.D. Fellowship for Backward Classes

  • Must be a permanent resident of Karnataka.
  • Must be doing in full-time Ph.D. program under research guidance from a well-known university or subordinate institute of Karnataka.  
  • Must have secured at least 55% of marks in the master’s degree program.
7th Dec

The incentive for SSLC & 2nd PUC Students

  • Students belonging to minority communities (Muslim, Christian, Buddhist, Sikh, Jain & Parsi).
  • Students who have passed out 10th and 12th with 85% marks.
  • Domicile holder of Karnataka state.
31st Aug

Pre-Matric Karnataka Scholarship

  • minimum 50% mark
  • Family income should not be more than 1 lakh P/A
Coming Soon

Merit-Cum-Means Scholarship for Minorities

  • Must have scored a minimum of 50% marks or above.
  •  Must be pursuing graduation or post-graduation in the professional /technical field.
  • Annual income must not be more than  2.5 lakh P/A
Aug to Sep

Vidyadhan Scholarship Program

  • Students must be class 10th passed out
  • Family annual income should be 2 lakh P/A from all the sources.
31 Jul


Karnataka Scholarship Eligibility Criteria 

  • Department of Social Welfare, Govt of Karnataka only applicable for who students are domicile holders of Karnataka. 
  • Who are from SC/ST as well as minority backgrounds?
  • Family income should not be more than 1 lakh from all sources.
  •  In the scheme, only two children from the same parents can take benefits from this scholarship. 

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SC ST Scholarship 2023 Karnataka Online Application

Confused How to apply for sc/st scholarship Karnataka? Here we will provide you step by step procedure for online application in the Karnataka sc/st scholarship

  • Visit the official website.
  • Then click on “Social Welfare Scholarship”.
  • Fill in all the mandatory details and click the submit button.
  • Candidates will receive a registration number.
  • To fill the form login with your registration number.

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How to fill the form?

  • First, visit the official website
  • Follow the “ New User /Registration” option and click on the link “Karnataka”
  • Fill Karnataka scholarship online application with correct details. 
  • After that candidates will get a registration number through which they have to log in online. 
  •   Fill in all the mandatory details along with bank details. 
  • Check the form and submit it.

Documents Required 

  • Caste Verification certificate 
  • Income certificate 
  • Previous year mark sheet 


Rewards Of Karnataka Scholarship For SC/ST Students


1) Post –Matric Karnataka Scholarship 

To lower the rate of dropouts in the higher secondary level, the Karnataka government offers a few Post matric Karnataka scholarships. The scholarship includes all minority classes of Karnataka like Muslims, Janis, Buddhists, Christians, Parsis, etc. The students need to have at least 50% marks in the last qualifying examination. Students must be registering for graduate or postgraduate courses. Students must be domicile holders of Karnataka and must have an annual income of INR 2lkah P/A. Post Matric scholarships are generally given to the candidates who want to apply for higher studies. 

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2) Vidhyadhan Scholarship Program

Vidhyadhan Scholarship Program is for applicants who are class 10th passed out students from the state of Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and Kerala. The scholarship will offer financial assistance up to INR 6000. This will be offered to the students who are from weak economic background. The scholarship is offered by Sarojini  Damodaran Foundation. 

Deadline to Apply: 31st July 2023


3) PhD Fellowship for Backward Classes

The department of backward classes welfare, government of Karnataka invites eligible applicants to apply for Research Guidance PhD Fellowship for Backward Classes, Karnataka. This fellowship for students who want  to pursue full time Ph.D. program in the stream of seminars, language,sociology,science and technology, agriculture and medical sciences.


  • Must minimum of 35 years of age.
  • Two male candidates of the same family can apply.

Reward: Selected candidates will get INR 5000 per month. 

Deadline to Apply: 7th, Dec, 2023 (tentitative)


4) Incentive for SSLC & 2nd PUC Students 

Incentive for SSLC & 2nd PUC Students is offered by Government of Karnataka for the students belonging to minority community who have passed SSLC (class 10th ) and 2nd PUC (class 12th) with 85 % marks and above score Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board & Department  of Pre University Education. 

Awards: Selected students will get on tine incentive of INR 10k to 20k.

Deadline to Apply: 31st August 2023


5) Pre- Matric Karnataka Scholarship 

Pre -Matric Scholarship is for the students who are from class I to X  i.e. students who are yet to appear for matriculation examination. Scholarship is generally given to SC/ST/OBC/Minority students who are meritorious and also from a weak economical background. Scholarship will be given under various pre matric categories by government of Karnataka to the students who have scored minimum 50% marks and family income should not be more than 1 lakh P/A. Students can apply through official website of Karnataka  Scholarship.


6) Scheme of Overseas Scholarship for SC/ST Students 

Scheme of Overseas Scholarship, Karnataka 2018 -19 invites all the eligible candidates to apply for this scholarship. The scholarship is for SC/STY candidates who wish to go abroad for their higher studies (Masters or PhD). The scholarship offers 100% financial assistance for tuition fees along with other financial benefits to the selected students. This scholarship is offered by the Social Welfare Department under the government of Karnataka. 

Eligibility Criteria 

  • Students must be studying Engineering  & Management, Pure Sciences & Applied Sciences, Agricultural Sciences and Medicine, International Commerce, Accounting Finance , Humanities , Social Science & Law , Any other Symposia /Workshop/Seminar.
  • Candidates must have 60% marks or equivalent grade in previously qualified degree.
  • Age should be below 35 years. 

 Awards: 100% financial assistance for abroad study.

Deadline: 16th July 2023


7) Merit Cum Means Scholarship, Karnataka

GOKDM offers merit cum means scholarships to the students who are pursuing their higher studies. The scholarship is a help for the students who are from weak economic background and cannot afford their studies. The selected students will get best of facilities from this scheme.

 Rewards: The scholarship covers tuition fees, admission fee, and maintenance allowance.

Deadline to apply: August to September


8) M.Phil and Ph.D. fellowship for Minority Students, Karnataka

M.Phil and Ph.D Fellowship for Minority invites all the applicable students for JRF level. The scholarship caries many rewards and is offered to minority candidates. One must apply before the last date to avoid any cancellation.  

Rewards: Selected candidates will get reward INR 25,000 per month, contingency grant INR 10,000 P/A for 3 years.

Deadline to Apply: 10 /June/ 2023 (Tentative)

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9) National Overseas Scholarship for Minority Community Students 

National Overseas for Minority Community Students, Karnataka 2018-19 invites application eligible graduates, postgraduates, and Ph.D. scholars from the state of Karnataka. The scholarship offers financial assistance to the candidates to study abroad and follow their dreams. To get this scholarship candidates should meet the eligibility criteria. The scholarship is offered by the Directorate of Minorities under the government of Karnataka.

Reward: Students will be given financial assistance up to INR 20 lakh P/A.

Last Date to Apply:  30th June 2023


Key Points Of SC/ST Post Matric Scholarship Karnataka 

Government of Karnataka offer scholarship every year for all the students for different courses like S.S.L.C/P.G Courses /Degree Courses and Professional courses. The scholarship is provided by state government of Karnataka for encouraging the education offered for SC/ST student that also includes minority candidates. The scholarship is precisely for the students who are from weak economic background and cannot afford their higher studies. 

Overall, the SC ST Scholarship 2023 Karnataka is a valuable resource for students from these communities and can greatly contribute to their pursuit of higher education. It is important that students who are eligible for this scholarship apply as soon as possible to ensure they receive the financial assistance they need.

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