Vidyadhan Scholarship Program 2019 for XI, XII Students - BivashVlogs

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.

Vidyadhan Scholarship Program 2019 for XI, XII Students - BivashVlogs

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.)


Andhra Pradesh: or call Umasankar, Phone: + 91 8367751309.
Goa: or call Vishwanatha K S, Phone: 7349354415.
Gujarat: or call Bhuvaneshwari Shurpali, Phone: 9611805868.
Karnataka: or call Vishwanatha K S, Phone: 8296010803.
Kerala: or call B Radhakrishnan: 9446469046
Tamil Nadu and Puducherry: or call Jacob Sukumar R, Phone: 7339659929.
Telangana: 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