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Samunnathi Scholarship 2018 is for the students who belong to economically backward forward communities. Under the Vidya Samunnathi Scholarship scheme, the students of economically backward communities will get educational scholarships and financial assistance to pursue their studies. The Samunnathi scholarship will be given to the students from high school level to post graduation. Special scholarships will be provided to the students who are studying professional courses like CA/ ICWA/ CS and those studying in IIT, IIM, NIT and similar National Institutes. Read more to know about Samunnathi Scholarship, application, eligibility, scholarship amount and more.


Samunnathi Scholarship

Samunnathi Scholarship 2018 Dates

Students can check Samunnathi Scholarship important dates in the table given below to avoid missing deadlines.

Samunnathi Scholarship Application  Dates 
Last date to apply for Samunnathi Scholarship last week of November 2018


KSWCFC Samunnathi Scholarship Eligibility

Candidates who want to apply for the scholarship must check the Samunnathi Scholarship eligibility before applying. To be eligible for the Samunnathi Scholarship 2018, candidates should be from the non-reservation forward community and the residents of Kerala state. The annual income of the family should be less than Rs. 2 lakhs based on all sources.

Vidya Samunnathi Scholarship - Eligible Students

 The students who can apply for Vidya Samunnathi Scholarship are given below.

  • High School
  • Higher Secondary
  • Graduation (Professional)
  • Graduation (Nonprofessional)
  • NIT
  • Diploma

Vidya Samunnathi Scholarship Amount

The Samunnathi scholarship amount for Higher Secondary students is Rs. 3000 every year. High School level students would get Rs. 2000 per year. Check Samunnathi Scholarship amount in the table given.

Samunnathi Scholarships details for the year 2015-16

Vidya Samunnathi  Scholarships

Amount (Yearly)

No. of Scholarships 

High School Level

Rs 2000


Higher Secondary Level

Rs 3000


Graduation (Nonprofessional)

Rs 5000



Rs 6000


Post-Graduation (Nonprofessional)

Rs 6000


Graduation (Professional)

Rs 7000


Post-Graduation (Professional)

Rs 8000



Rs 10000


National Institute

Rs 50000



Samunnathi Scholarship 2018 - Coaching Assistance Scheme

Financial assistance will be provided to the economically backward students from forward communities who are undergoing training for various entrance exams such as Medical/ Engineering entrance coaching, Bank/ PSC/ Civil Service coaching etc. The students of higher secondary and those who have completed their higher secondary (before 2 years) can apply for the medical/ engineering coaching assistance scheme of Samunnathi. Total 840 students will be granted by an amount of Rs. 10,000. Total 700 educated people who have gained basic qualifications for the competing entrance exams of Bank, UPSC and PSC will get an amount of Rs. 6000 as financial assistance under the Samunnathi Scholarship scheme. Apart from this, a separate financial assistance will be given to the students who are preparing for the Civil Service exams. An amount of Rs. 15,000 for the Preliminary exams, an amount of Rs. 25,000 for Main exams and an amount of Rs. 30,000 for the Interview will be granted accordingly.

Samunnathi Scholarship Application 2018

Applicants who are from the non-reservation forward community and a resident of Kerala whose annual family income is less than 2 lakhs based on all sources are eligible for Samunnathi Scholarship Application. The interested candidates can apply for the Samunnathi Scholarship in online mode only on the official website of KSWCFC. The link to Samunnathi Scholarship Application 2018 will be available here. 

Samunnathi Scholarship Application Form - Documents Required

In order to process the Samunnathi scholarship application, the applicants must have the following documents & details.

  • Institution certificate
  • Income certificate (original) from the village office.
  • Copy of mark list of SSLC
  • Copy of the first page of the passbook in the name of applicant (It should have the Name, Account No., IFSC Code, Address etc.)
  • Copy of an Aadhar card
  • Applicants must have a Bank account in any recognized bank.

Note: The candidates have to provide a valid email address or mobile number as username. The candidates will receive the password on that registered email address or mobile number.


Kerala State Welfare Corporation for Forward Communities Limited (KSWCFC) is a Govt. of Kerala undertaking, incorporated under the Companies Act, 1956 which was established on 8 November 2012, as a Private Limited Company.  The company aims to promote the comprehensive development and welfare of the economically backward sections among the forward communities of Kerala.

Apart from the scholarships and educational loans, the company helps in improving their health care and   living conditions by purchasing lands and buildings for construction and repairs or dwelling and their appurtenances and to promote employment generation, improvement in livelihoods and self-employment through providing financial assistance in setting up of their own micro, small or medium scale business and other self-employment paths in the primary, secondary and tertiary sectors.

Contact Details

Kerala State Welfare Corporation for Forward Communities Ltd.
L2- Kuleena, Jawahar Nagar, Kowdiar P. O., Thiruvananthapuram, 
Tel: 0471- 2311215

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