Director of Collegiate Education, Government of Kerala is inviting applications for the award of Suvarna Jubilee Scholarships for the year 2011-12. Students studying first year of Under Graduate and Post Graduate Programmes in Government or Aided Arts and Science Colleges and also University Departments can apply for these scholarships. Candidates should be from BPL family and they must have scored at least 50 percent or above marks in the qualifying examination.
The scholarship amount under Suvarna Jubilee Scholarship is Rs.10000/- per year. The amount will be directly deposited into the account of the selected student. Hence applicants should have a Bank Account in his / her name in any one of these banks: State Bank of India, South Indian Bank, State Bank of Travancore or Federal Bank. The number of scholarships offered for each college will be decided based on the number of candidates studying in that college. 10 percent of the total scholarships will be reserved for SC/ST categories and 10 scholarships are reserved for PWD category students. Five scholarships will be earmarked for candidates who are excelling in Arts and Sports at State or National levels.
Candidates receiving any other scholarship are not eligible for Suvarna Jubilee Scholarships. The list of candidates eligible for the award of scholarship from a college will be prepared by the Head of the Institution. Interested candidates can submit applications online at the website of Department of Collegiate Education, www.dcescholarship.kerala.gov.in. Last date for online submission of the applications is 3rd December, 2011.
Here is the brief description of the procedure for online submission of applications: Candidates have to Click the link ‘Suvarna Jubilee Merit Scholarship’ provided in the Home Page of the official website. Next comes the link ‘Apply Online’. Candidates have to login to the site with username and password. If you have already logged in in the past for any other scholarship, you can use the same info for this scholarship also. Otherwise, you have to initiate ‘New Registration’ process for registering your details. Then click on the 'SJMS' tab and fill the required details and 'SUBMIT. After submitting the application, you need to take the Registration Printout and submit it along with the required documents. Last date for the receipt of applications is 14th December, 2011. Colleges have to verify online applications of the candidate and approve at the institutional level by 21st December 2011. For more information, please see http://dcescholarship.kerala.gov.in/.