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25 October 2017

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About Vidyadhan Scholarship

Vidyadhan Scholarship 2017 - Vidyadhan is an initiative of Sarojini Damodaran Foundation (SDF) which helps the students who have the eagerness to succeed but insufficient financial resources. Sarojini Damodaran Foundation creates the backbone of Vidyadhan by choosing the deserving yet needy students for an opportunity. Vidyadhan also creates one on one, direct connection between sponsor and student. Currently, Vidyadhan program has around 1500 students across the following states: Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. There are two scholarships offered under Vidyadhan and their names are given below.

  • Maharashtra Std 11 Program 2017
  • Maharashtra Degree Program for 2017

Vidyadhan Scholarship 2017 Dates




Vidyadhan Scholarship Application Begins

29 July 2017

Application Ends

25 October 2017

Interview/ Tests

4 to 15 November 2017

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Vidyadhan Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

Gender Any
Region Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
Class/ Age Class 10 and Class 12 Passed

The eligibility of the candidates is different and based on the scholarship programme. The candidates can go through the eligibility criteria for Maharashtra Std 11 Program 2017 and Maharashtra Degree Program for 2017 given below:

Maharashtra Std 11 Program Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicants whose family annual income are less than Rs 2 Lakhs and have completed their Class 10 exam in the year are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
  • The applicants must be residing or studying in Paschim Maharashtra
  • The students should also have scored 90% or obtained 9 CGPA in their Class 10.
  • The cut off marks for the students with disability is 75%

Maharashtra Degree Program Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicants whose family annual income are less than Rs 2 Lakhs and have completed their Class 12 exam in the year are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
  • The applicants must be residing or studying in Paschim Maharashtra
  • The students should also have scored 80% or obtained A+ in their Class 12 Exam.
  • The cut off marks for the students with disability is 75%

Vidyadhan Scholarship Reward

Sarojini Damodaran Foundation (SDF) offers an adequate amount of scholarship. The contribution of the SDF will help the students to live their dreams and transform the lives of multiple generations. The scholarship amount is different as per the courses. The amount of scholarship offered is given in the table below:

Vidyadhan Scholarship 2017 Rewards



Fee Amount

Duration of Scholarship


Rs 60,000

5.5 Years

Engineering/ Post Graduation

Rs 42,000

4 years


Rs 48,000

4 Years


Rs 30,000

5 Years

Art, Science

Rs 30,000

3 Years

Post Graduation

Rs 42,000

2 Years

Vidyadhan Scholarship Application form and Process

The students have to fill up the application form in order to apply for the Vidyadhan scholarship. The application form should be filled on or before the due date i.e. 25 October 2017. The application form can only be filled through online mode. The link to fill the Vidyadhan Scholarship Application Form is given below.

Click Here to Apply Online

The candidates are given the steps to fill the application form of Vidyadhan Scholarship. The applicants are suggested to fill the form by following the given steps.

Register for the Vidyadhan Scholarship

  • Firstly, the candidates have to register themselves for the Vidyadhan Scholarship for which the applicants have to click on the link given on this page.
  • To register, the applicants have to provide their Name, Email Id and have to choose a Vidyadhan Password. Once register, the applicants are suggested to keep the Email Id and Password with them to log in to the Vidyadhan Application next time.

Filling up the Application Form for Vidyadhan Scholarship

  • STEP 1: After successfully registering themselves, the candidates have to login by entering Email Id and Password to fill the application form.
  • STEP 2: The candidates after login need to click on “Apply Now” button in order to complete the application process.
  • STEP 3: Fill the application form further by filling up the information in each section of the form. Then upload the photograph and necessary documents.
  • STEP 4: At last, the applicants have to make the selection of the scholarship programme and click on “Submit Now” button to finally submit the application form.

Documents to be submitted along with the  Application Form 2017

The applicants have to upload the scanned copies of the following documents along with the application form

  • Class 10 Mark Sheet
  • Class 12 Mark Sheet (For Degree Programme Only)
  • Income Certificate (from a competent authority; ration card not accepted)
  • Photograph

Submission of the Application Form

Once the candidates have submitted the application form, they have to submit the form by clicking on "Submit Now" button. The candidates after submitting the form can also edit it by clicking on "Edit Application".

Any communication from the Sarojini Damodaran Foundation regarding Vidyadhan Scholarship would be done through email submitted by the applicant.

Vidyadhan Scholarship Selection Process

Sarojini Damodaran Foundation (SDF) selects the students who are underprivileged, meritorious students promptly based on short bios and academic credentials. 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 a short test/ interview. The exact locations for the tests 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.

Vidyadhan Scholarship 2017 - Key Areas for Selection

  • Identify: The selection process concludes the rigorous selection considering academic, testing and interviews of the students.
  • Verify: Eligibility of the candidates will be confirmed by home visits and ongoing verification of the all students submitted documents.
  • Monitor: Vidyadhan monitors the progress of each student. It further monitors usage of funds as per the requirement of SD Foundation.
  • Mentor: Sponsors do have the opportunity to connect one to one with their scholars to mentor them

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Vidyadhan Scholarship Contact Details

No. 383, 42nd Cross, 9th Main,
5th Block, Jayanagar,
Bangalore 560 041 India

Contact: +91 7349354415
Email: vidyadhan@sdfoundationindia.com

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