Prize Money Scholarship 2024- Online Apply, Status Check, Last Date

Prize Money Scholarship is a scheme of Karnataka Social Welfare Department. Through this scheme Karnataka Government provides Educational Assistance to meritorious students in Higher Education like Polytecnic, PUC (II), Under graduate, Post Graduate and professional courses. Meritorious beneficiary students in Pre University Courses or PUCs get Rs 20,000 and programs like Agriculture, Engineering, or Veterinary get Rs 35,000. The official portal of this scholarship program is and the last date is March 10, 2024 for Post Matric scholarship.

Prize Money Scholarship 2024

Prize Money Scholarship 2024

Prize Money Scholarship is an Educational Assistance Scheme of Karnataka State Government. Mainly for meritorious students who belong to economically backward families. This scheme is launched by Karnataka Government. Students in Under Graduate, Post Graduate, Polytechnic Agriculture, Medicine, Engineering or Pre University Course (PUC II) can participate in this scheme. Students belonging to schedule caste (SC) and schedule tribe (ST) category can apply for this scheme. Students who are studying in 3 years polytechnic or diploma course, will get Rs 20000 and professional course’s (engineering or agriculture) students will get Rs 35000. Interested SC and ST candidates can apply for this scholarship scheme from the official portal of Karnataka Government and check the status at the next stage.

Overview Of Prize Money Scholarship

SchemePrize Money Scholarship
Academic Year2024
Lunched byKarnataka Government
DepartmentSocial Welfare
AimEducational Assistance
BeneficiariesMeritorious SC and ST category Students
EligibilityNeed 1st division in last final exam
Courses are eligibleDiploma, Polytecnic, PUC (II), Engineering, Medical, Agriculture
AmountRs 20000- Rs 35000 (Depending on course)
Last dateMarch 10, 2024 for Post Matric scholarship

Eligibility Criteria Of Karnataka Prize Money Scholarship

  • The student must be a meritorious student and must have secured 1st division in the last exam.
  • Must secure 60% marks in last qualified exam.
  • Applicant must be a permanent resident of Karnataka State.
  • Schedule Caste (SC) and Schedule Tribe (ST) category students can participate in this scheme.
  • There will be a 30% scholarship reserve for girl students.
  • Students studying in Government Affiliated or Recognized Institutes are also eligible to apply.

How to Appy for Prize Money Scholarship 2024?

  • Step 1: Visit the portal
  • Step 2: Click on Online Application.
  • Step 3: Select Board type (SSLC) from the list like CBSE board, ICSE board, state board, SSLC board, Karnataka Open School Examination board or Direct Registration
  • Step 4: Select your passed year along with registration number of SSLC board.
  • Step 5: Provide your name (applicant name), basic details, course details, institute details
  • Step 6: Now provide your bank details. Applicant must have a bank account with his own name and bank account must be aadhaar authenticated.
  • Step 7: After providing all the above details, you have to Upload necessary documents.
  • Step 8: Finally submit the form and take the acknowledgement slip for future purposes.

Prize Money Scholarship Benefits

PUC (II), Polytecnic or DiplomaRs 20,000/-
Degree Program (Under graduate)Rs 25,000/-
Post GraduationRs 30,000/-
Professional degree like Engineering, MedicalRs 35,000/-

How To Check Status Of Prize Money Scholarship?

  • Go to the official portal
  • Select Application Status.
  • Again select View report by to Applicant No. Wise or College Wise.
  • Enter applicant number if you select applicant no wise or select Course Completion Year, district, Taluk and college if you select College wise to view application status.
  • Now click on view to check status.

Prize Money Scholarship Last Date

The last date is March 10, 2024.

Required Class Level (OGPA/CGPA Marks)

Class LevelsRequired OGPA/CGPA Marks
Distinction/first class level9.0 and above
First ClassFrom 8.0 to 8.99
Second ClassFrom 6.0 to 7.99
NCNon credit course

Required Documents

  • Front page of Bank passbook.
  • Passport size photo.
  • Aadhaar card of the student.
  • Domicile certificate.
  • Last exam marksheet.
  • Caste certificate.


Who are eligible to apply for Prize Money Scholarship?

Meritorious SC and ST students from the Karnataka state are eligible.

What is the last date of Prize money scholarship?

The last date is March 10, 2024.

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