PRIZE MONEY SCHOLARSHIP 2024 – Apply, Status Check, Eligibility, Last Date

Prize Money Scholarship 2024 is a scholarship program of Social Welfare Department of Karnataka State Government that aims to provide financial assistance to meritorious students who can get financial support to pursue their higher education. Through this scholarship program, Karnataka government is promoting and encouraging higher education among the needy students. SC, ST students from Karnataka pursuing UG, PG, Diploma, PUC (II) are eligible to apply before the last date March 10, 2024. The new update for last date of Prize Money post matric scholarship is March 10, 2024.

Students can apply to this Prize Money scholarship sheme through the official portal Lets check the Apply, Status Check, Eligibility and Last Date of the Scholarship for 2024.



Karnataka government’s Prize money scholarship is a prestigious scholarship scheme. The scholarship scheme in supporting education for students. Meritorious SC and ST students pursuing UG, PG, Diploma, and PUC (II) courses can perticipate in this program and can get financial assistance to continue their higher educational journey. Social Welfare department is playing an immense role here through this scholarship program. Through the official portal SC and ST students can apply to the scholarship program.

Prize Money Scholarship Overview

Scheme namePrize Money Scholarship
Initiative byKarnataka Government
DepartmentSocial Welfare Department
ObjectiveFinancial Assistance
BeneficiariesSC and ST category Students
Eligible CoursesPUC (II), UG, PG, Diploma
Apply ProcessOnline through official portal
Application Received (SC and ST)49218 (SC) and 25724 (ST)
Application Approved (SC and ST)31867 (SC) and 15404 (ST)
Scholarship AmountUp to Rs 35,000
Last Date31 December 2023
Last Date (New Update)10 March 2024 (Post Matric)

Hope you got an idea about the Prize Money scholarship Scheme from the overview.


To apply for this prestigious Prize Money scholarship scheme, applicants must meet certain requirements. Also there is no income range limit or age limit criteria for SC or ST students. Lets check all the eligibility criteria to participate in this scheme.

  • Students must be a permanent resident of Karnataka state and have proof of their residence.
  • The eligible courses are PUC (II), UG, PG, Diploma.
  • The eligible category of students are SC and ST.
  • 60% marks in the last qualified exam.
  • The total number of scholarship’s 30% are reserved for girl students from minority category.
  • Government recognized educational institution’s students are eligible to participate.
  • This scholarship is a merit based scheme so students must obtain 1st division in the last qualified exam.

How to Appy for Prize Money Scholarship 2024?

To apply for the scholarship scheme, SC and ST student must visit the official portal After that the rest of the process are described in a step by step guide.

  • Step 1: Visit the above mentioned official website.
  • Step 2: Navigate to Online Application (passed 2023).
  • Step 3: Enter SSLC Board type from the list. Listed boards are
    • SSLC Board Karnataka
    • CBSE
    • ICSE
    • Other State Board
    • Karnataka Open School Examination or
    • Direct Registration Without SSLC
  • Step 4: Enter SSLC passed year and SSLC registration number
  • Step 5: Fill Student name as per his/her Aadhaar card
  • Step 6: Fill personal details, college/course details, bank details
  • Step 7: Upload scanned copy of original documents under 100 KB.
  • Step 8: Now SUBMIT the application and get the acknowledgement slip with registration number.
  • Step 9: Take the print out of the acknowledgement slip.

Benefits From Prize Money Scholarship

DegreeScholarship Amount
2nd PUC (Passed out)Rs 20,000/-
3 years Diploma (polytechnic)Rs 20,000/-
Degree CourseRs 25,000/-
PG Courses like Post Graduation on MA, M.ScRs 30,000/-
Veterinary, Agriculture, Medicine and Engineering type Professional degree courseRs 35,000/-

How to check the Status of Prize Money Scholarship 2024 Application?

The Prize Money Scholarship’s application status can be checked by 2 ways. The first way is Applicant Number wise and the 2nd way is College Wise. An applicant can see his/her present applicantion status, applicant number, name of the applicant, father name, gender, caste, P/C/O and Bill status in the application status page.

Applicant No. wise

  • Visit the official portal
  • Navigate to Application Status
  • Select View report by to Applicant No. Wise
  • Enter applicant number and
  • Then view the status

College Wise

  • Go to the official portal
  • Click on Application Status
  • Select View report by to College Wise
  • Enter Select Course Completion Year, Select District, Select Taluk, Select College and view the status

Prize Money Scholarship Last Date

The last date of the Prize money scholarship for SC and ST students is March 10, 2024.

Class Level Defined According to OGPA/CGPA Marks

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

Required Documents For Prize Money Scholarship

  • Last final exam marksheet
  • Passport size photo (JPEG/JPG Format)
  • Aadhaar
  • Bank passbook’s front page
  • Caste certificate of the applicant
  • Residential certificate

Support Help Contacts

Helpline Number080-22634300,080-22340956


What is the last date of Karnataka Prize Money Scholarship 2024?

The last date is 10 March 2024.

How to check Prize Money Scholarship Status 2024?

Visit Then go to Application Status. Select Applicant No.wise/college wise. Enter details and check the status.

Who are eligible to apply for this scholarship?

SC and ST students are eligible to apply.

What is the objective of the Karnataka Prize Money scheme?

Provide financial support for higher education.

Is the last date is extended for 2024?

No the last date is not extended.

What is the last apply date of Prize money’s Post Matric scholarship?

The last apply date is 10 March 2024.

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