Odisha State Scholarship 2023, Apply Online, Eligibility, Status Check, Last Date

The Government of Odisha has invited online applications for Fresh (New Registration) and Renewal for SC / ST / OBC / SEBC / EBc students who are currently studying within and outside the State for the academic session 2023-24. Eligible students have to go to the Odisha State Scholarship Portal to apply for the scholarship. The last date for applying online for Odisha State Scholarship for the academic year 2023-24 is 15th May 2024. Below we have discussed who can apply, how to apply and what are the eligibility.

Odisha State Scholarship 2023

The name itself signifies that this scholarship is meant for student who are resident of Odisha State. The Odisha State Scholarship is provided to students to help them financially and make them study more. With this intension the Odisha government introduced Odisha scholarship for students of Odisha State. This opportunity is available to only eligible students from different categories, including ST (Scheduled Tribes), SC (Scheduled Castes), OBC (Other Backward Classes) / SEBC (Socially and Economically Backward Classes), and EBC (Economically Backward Classes).

Overview of Scholarship.odisha.gov.in State Portal 2023

Name of ScholarshipOdisha State Scholarship
Launched byGovernment of Odisha
Name of PortalOdisha State Scholarship Portal
BeneficiarySC/ST/OBC/SEBC/EBC students
Academic year2023-24
AmountRs. 10,000/per annum
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Opportunitiesfinancial aid
Application startedJanuary 12, 2024
Last dateMay 1, 2024
Helpline No1800-345-6770
Official Websitehttps://scholarship.odisha.gov.in

Last date for Odisha State Scholarship 2023-24

Students of Odisha can apply for scholarship scheme from specific website. The application will be open from 15th November 2023 to 15th May 2024.


  • ST, SC, OBC/ SEBC, and EBC community student can apply.
  • Must be a permanent resident of Odisha.
  • Only Post Matriculation students can apply to this scholarship.
  • Student can take any general, technical, or professional courses and must be studying in any Government or Government recognized Private institutes.
  • The annual income of the parent/ guardians from all sources must be below 2, 50,000/- per annum.
  • OBC/ SEBC and EBC students must get 50% of Marks in previously held examination. Then only scholarship will be awarded.
Odisha State Scholarship 2023-24


There are different scholarships offered by government of Odisha. These scholarships categorized under 6 different sections. Candidates can check the list of scholarships in official website i.e. scholarship.odisha.gov.in. The following are the details helps to know different department takes care of scholarship.

Agriculture & FE Department

  • KALIA Scholarship

Higher Education Department

  • E- Medhabruti
  • Biju Yuba Sashasktikaran Yojana (LAPTOP DBT)
  • Gopabandhu Sikhya Sahayata Yojna
  • Kalinga Sikhya Sathi Yojana (Loan Scheme)
  • Vyasa Kabi Fakir Mohan Bhasa Bruti

Labour & ESI Department

  • Nirman Shramik Kalyan Yojana (Edn Astt) – General, SC, ST, OBC/SEBC, EBC (Plus 3, M. A., M. Com., M. Sc.)

School & Mass Education Department

  • Junior Merit Scholarship (Class 11 to 12)
  • Lower Primary Merit (Class 3) 2 Years (Class 4 to 5)
  • Lower Primary Merit-cum-Poverty (Class 3) 2 Years (Class 4 to 5)
  • NRTS Scholarship (9 to 10)
  • Samanta Mathematics (Class 6 to 8)
  • Pathani Samanta Mathematics (Class 9 to 10)
  • Pathani Samanta Mathematics (Class 11 to 12)
  • Upper Primary Merit (Class 5) 2 Years (Classes 6 to 7)
  • Upper Primary Poverty cum Merit (Class 5) 2 Years (Class 6 to 7)

Skill Development & Technical Education Department

  • BOC Scholarship – SC, ST, OBC/SEBC | General
  • Merit Scholarship
  • Merit-cum-Poverty Stipend
  • Sudakshya for Girl’s Child

ST&SC and MBC Welfare Department

  • Post Metric Scholarship
  • Pre Metric Scholarship
  • Pre-Metric Component-2 ( Class 1 to 10 )

Online Application Process for Odisha Scholarship

Steps you need to follow as mentioned below:

  • Registration with Aadhar Authentication
  • Login and Select Department Scholarship
  • Fill the Application Form
  • Upload Necessary Documents
  • Submit Application

Steps to Apply for Odisha State Scholarship 2023

To apply for the scholarships listed in the Odisha State Scholarship portal, candidates can read and follow below mentioned steps:

Steps to follow

  • Step 1

    Visit https://scholarship.odisha.gov.in/website/home

  • Step 2

    Navigate to the ‘Registration’ section and click on it.

  • Step 3

    Enter your Aadhaar card number and click on “verify” Button.

  • Step 4

    Enter other details like Student name, Date of Birth, Mobile number, Alternative mobile number, Email-Id, set password and click on “Register” button.

  • Step 5

    Once the registration is completed, candidates will receive an Unique ID and password on their registered mobile number.

  • Step 6

    Log in to the Odisha scholarship portal with Username (Unique ID) and Password.

  • Step 7

    Click on the scholarship wisely based on department, class, category, and other details.

  • Step 8

    Fill the application form carefully with necessary details like basic information, bank information, and eligibility etc.

  • Step 9

    Once finish with filling, click on the ‘Save’ button and then on the ‘Next’ tab.

  • Step 10

    Candidates can preview their applications and can edit if required.

  • Step 11

    If the details are accurate, click on the ‘Submit’ button and complete the application process.

  • Step 12

    Take a printout of the application form for future reference.

Steps to Check Odisha State Scholarship Application Status

The selected candidates can check their application status by simple following steps.

  • Step 1: Visit https://scholarship.odisha.gov.in/website/home.
  • Step 2: Next, click on “Know your Application Status” from home page.
  • Step 3: Select “Student Login” from main menu (from home page).
  • Step 4: Enter “Unique number (Application No)/Aadhaar Number, Password., solve simple mathematics.
  • Step 5: Click on GET OTP, and click on “Sign In” button.
  • Step 6: Scroll down to check “application status” from the page displayed.

Documents Needed to Apply for Scholarship

  • Aadhaar Card
  • Income Certificate
  • Bank account Passbook (Copy of First page)
  • Passport-size Photograph
  • Divyang Certificate (if applicable)
  • Self Declaration Certificate
  • Institute Declaration Certificate.
  • Matriculation Certificate
  • Mark sheet of the last exam passed



Usually, there will be an application fee for scholarships from different governments. But here is good news to Odisha students that there are no application fees required to apply Odisha Scholarship Scheme. Students can fill application form with mandatory details only. Application fee to UR/SEBC/OBC/SC/ST- is NIL (Zero rupees).

Link for Odisha State Portal

Official websitescholarship.odisha.gov.in
Status CheckKnow Your Status
Online ApplicationClick here to apply
Already RegisteredLogin
Check EligibilityDetails

Odisha State Scholarship Portal – FAQs

How to apply for Odisha State Scholarship 2023?

Eligible candidates visit https://scholarship.odisha.gov.in portal.

What is the last date for Odisha State Scholarship 2023?

15th May 2024.

What is annual family income limit for Odisha Scholarship?

Rs.2,50,000 annually.

Who is eligible for Odisha State Scholarship?

Students who are resident of Odisha and belong to SC/ST/OBC/SEBC/EBC category.

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