PRIZE MONEY SCHOLARSHIP 2023- Apply Online, Status, Eligibility, Last Date

Prize Money Scholarship 2023 is a state-sponsored scholarship launched by the Government of Karnataka under the Department of Social Welfare, which aims to provide financial assistance to deserving students. Students who are residents of Karnataka and belong to SC/ST category and are pursuing 2nd PUC, Diploma, Undergraduate (Degree) and Postgraduate courses are eligible for the scholarship. There are also several other eligibility criteria that we have discussed below. Before applying for the scholarship, make sure to check how to apply online, the amount and the last date of application.

PRIZE MONEY SCHOLARSHIP 2023

Scholarship is made available to students to continue their study. The main intension of giving scholarship is not to stop dreaming of study. The students who are financially weak or do not have money to continue their study here is Good News to all SC (Scheduled caste) and ST (Scheduled Tribe) students of Karnataka State. The government of Karnataka introduced a scholarship called “PRIZE MONEY SCHOLARSHIP” under Social Welfare Department to all SC and ST students of Karnataka. This Scholarship is available to 2nd PUC, Diploma, Graduation (degree), and Post-graduation. Students who wish to apply for this scholarship can visit the official website and apply. The last date of online application is February 29, 2024.

Overview of Prize Money Scholarship 2023

Name of ScholarshipPrize Money Scholarship
Launched byDepartment of Social Welfare, Government of Karnataka
StateKarnataka
Session2023-24
ObjectiveTo provide Financial Assistance
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Courses EligiblePUC (2nd), UG, PG, Diploma
AmountMax. Up to Rs 35,000
Amount Sanctioned DateBy 15 March 2024
BeneficiariesSC/ST Students
Last DateFebruary 29, 2024
Websitehttps://swdservices.karnataka.gov.in
Contact Number+91-80-22340956

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA for PRIZE MONEY SCHOLARSHIP 2023-24

It is an opportunity to students from SC/ST category who is permanent resident of Karnataka State. The Prize money scholarship helps and encourages the students who pursue education. It provides financial assistance and students can focus on their studies even better. The eligibility criteria set by the government of Karnataka. Following are the criteria’s the student has to meet.

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  • Only students from SC/ST category can apply.
  • Students must be a permanent resident of Karnataka.
  • Minority girl student gets 30% reservation.
  • No Age Limitation.
  • No Income Limitation
  • Must be enrolled in a government-recognized institution.
  • Students must score first division in previous year’s examination.
  • Students who are recently completed Agriculture, Engineering, Veterinary, Medicine, Post-Graduation, Diploma, Graduation or PUC, are eligible to apply
PRIZE MONEY SCHOLARSHIP 2023

How to Appy for Prize Money Scholarship 2023-24?

The students who wish to apply for this Prize money scholarship can easily apply online through the following steps.

Steps:

  • Step 1:

    Visit the official website of Prize Money Scholarship, or go to https://swdservices.karnataka.gov.in.

  • Step 2:

    Click on the scholarship link for online application for 2023.

  • Step 3:

    The application form opens in new window.

  • Step 4:

    Enter SSLC Board type, SSLC passed year, SSLC Reg. Number, caste, and Student name as per Aadhaar card.

  • Step 5:

    Upload scanned documents.

  • Step 6:

    Click on SUBMIT button.

  • Step 7:

    Take the print out of application form for future reference.

Note: After submitting print out the application and attach required documents (mentioned below) and send it to the Social Welfare Department of the District Office.

HOW TO CHECK PRIZE MONEY SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION STATUS?

Students who have already applied for Prize money scholarship can check the status of their application.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website https://swdservices.karnataka.gov.in/swprizemoney.
  • Step 2: Click on the Application Status link.
  • Step 3: The application status window opens in new tab.
  • Step 4: Click on Applicant No.wise/College wise option.
  • Step 5: Enter Applicant No. in box.
  • Step 6: Click on View button.

STEPS TO EDIT PRIZE MONEY SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION?

The students can edit their online applications through official website. Once correction done they can save and upload the application.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of SOCIAL WELFARE DEPARTMENT or access https://swdservices.karnataka.gov.in/swprizemoney/Home.aspx.
  • Step 2: Click on the Edit Application link.
  • Step 3: Login for Edit application window opens in new tab.
  • Step 4: Enter the required details like, Course completion year, Registration number, Date of Birth, College Type etc.
  • Step 5: Edit where you want to make changes.
  • Step 6: Click on Submit button.

SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT

The scholarship amount is fixed by the government of Karnataka based on the courses. This scholarship is available to all SC/ST students who are studying in PUC, Diploma, Degree or master’s degree. The following are the scholarship amount details available to different courses.

COURSE OF STUDYAMOUNT
Professional course (like Agriculture, Engineering, Veterinary, Medicine)Rs 35,000/-
Post-Graduation/Master’s degree (like MA, M.Sc. MCA etc.)Rs 30,000/-
Graduation/DegreeRs 25,000/-
Diploma (polytechnic)Rs 20,000/-
2nd PUCRs 20,000/-

MARKS DEFINED BY KARNATAKA PRIZE MONEY SCHOLARSHIP

Overall Grade Point Average (OGPA) or Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) is used to define the marks. The prize money scholarship is determined by these methods. The District Social Welfare Department Officers in consultation with the Vice-Chancellor, Registrar or Principal of the University/College takes decision in validating marks. The decision of the committee is final and the concerned authority will approve or reject the applications.

Class LevelOGPA/CGPA Marks
Distinction with first class9.0 and above
First-Class8.0 to 8.99
Second-Class6.0 to 7.99
NCNon-credit course
SSatisfactory

Last Date for Prize Money Scholarship 2023

The submission of online application for other courses is 30th July 2023. The submission of online application for post-graduation students is available till February 29, 2024. The students who are studying in Post-graduation can apply for Prize Money Scholarship till February 29, 2024.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR PRIZE MONEY SCHOLARSHIP

Students must have the following documents with them before applying scholarship.

  • Passport size photo
  • Valid mobile number for registration (must available in future)
  • Aadhaar Card
  • Valid Email address
  • SSLC/PUC/Degree/Post marks sheet
  • Last E xamination Mark Sheet
  • Permanent address/ residential certificate
  • Income certificate
  • Caste certificate
  • Bank passbook details( passbook front page)
  • Self-declaration copy
  • Disability certificate(if any)
  • Copy of Online Registration

Contact for Support/query (if any)

  • 24×7 Helpline Number: 080-22634300,
  • Department Number: 080-22340956, 9480843005
  • Fax Number: 80-22353757
  • Email-ID: [email protected]

Prize Money Portal Links

Official WebsiteVisit
Apply OnlineClick Here
Application StatusCheck
Edit ApplicationClick Here

FAQs on Prize Money Scholarship 2023

Who is eligible for Prize Money scholarship 2023?

Students who are resident of Karnataka and belong to SC/ST category are eligible.

What is the last date for Prize Money scholarship 2023 for Karnatak students?

February 29, 2024.

Where can I check prize money scholarship status?

Visit, https://swdservices.karnataka.gov.in

Is there any income limit for Prize Money Scholarship?

No Income Limitation.

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