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Kerala Snehapoorvam Scholarship 2024

Kerala - National

Scholarship Details

Snehapoorvam Scholarship is a financial assistance program offered by the Kerala Social Security Mission (KSSM). The scheme focuses on providing monetary support to nearly 75,000 orphan students in Kerala. It ensures that the students can pursue their education, no matter what level they are on, without worrying about financial constraints. Read on to learn more about this amazing scheme, including its eligibility, application process, and amount.


The amount the students get from the scholarship will vary depending on the level they are studying in. The applicants must check the scholarship amount before applying for the scholarship.From Class I to 5 the scholarship ammount is Rs. 300/-, From VI to VIII the ammount is Rs. 500/-, Fom Class XI and XII the ammount is Rs750/- and the candidates of graduation course the scholarship ammount is Rs. 1000/- per month. The amount for every class by the Snehapoorvam Scholarship are charted below.

I – V₹300 per month 
VI – VIII₹500 per month 
XI – XII₹750 per month 
Degree & Professional Course₹1000 per month 

With almost 1500 shelters in Kerala housing orphans under the age of 18 years, children run the risk of being exploited or abused without adult protection and care. Snehapoorvam Scholarship is an initiative by the Kerala government to provide them with social security and integration and promote basic education. To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to fulfil the following criteria:

  1. The applicant must be a domicile of Kerala.
  2. The applicant must be an orphan, having lost both of their parents.
  3. The applicant must be from the BPL (Below Poverty Line) category.
  4. The age of the applicant can be anywhere from under 5 years old to young adults.
  5. Applicants from Class 1 to professional/degree courses are also eligible.
  6. Candidates from the APL category are also considered, given that they fulfil the following income criteria:
RegionIncome Criteria
RuralBelow INR 20,000
UrbanBelow INR 22,375
Documents Needed

To apply for the Snehapoorvam Scholarship, you need to keep the following documents ready for verification purposes:

  • The Aadhar Card of the applicant
  • Parents’ death certificate along with an attested copy of the same.
  • Domicile certificate of Kerala
  • BPL certificate/Ration card/Annual family income certificate signed by the Village officer.
  • Copy of the first page of the applicant’s bank passbook.
  • Educational certificate
Kerala Social Security Mission
How To Apply

Students may apply for the Kerala Snehapoorvam Scholarship from the official website of KSSM @