Devabhagya Foundation in association with Academy for Creative Teaching Trust is offering Devappa Memorial Scholarship to provide financial assistance to meritorious students to enable them to complete their education.
This scholarship is provided to the students studying in Karnataka State, India. This scholarship is instituted to help meritorious students who are facing challenges to pursue higher education due to financial constraints. The scholarship tenure will commence on receiving SSLC results and eventually getting admission to Pre-University level. 10 boys and 10 girls in the open category and 10 students belonging to Vokkaliga community will be considered. The students who are willing to pursue higher education only, are selected for the scholarship. The scholarship will be provided until they complete their graduation/post-graduation/first level of graduation in professional courses.
The following are the criteria to apply for the scholarship:
The duration of the scholarship will be for the period of 5 years for graduation and up to 7 years for post-graduation. In case the student is into technical or medical stream, then the number of years will differ depending upon the duration of the course.
The scholarship has to be renewed every year. The same merit and other process has to be followed to renew the scholarship except providing the income certificate. It is enough if the income certificate is submitted every alternate year. The student should also provide the attendance and study certificate duly signed by the Head of the Institution during the renewal of the scholarship.
If the student is unable to appear for the annual examination due to ill health or any unforeseen event and wishes to continue the education, then the scholarship may be renewed for the next academic year on submission of the medical certificate and other relevant documents. The same has to be certified by the Head of the Institution stating that the student may have cleared the examination if she/he had appeared for it.
If, the student wishes to join diversified courses such as Fashion Designing, Air hostess training, Animation courses, any skill development courses and likes, which are not offered by any statutorily recognised institutions, then the student would be entitled to get the scholarship only after convincing the selection committee, for choosing such course. However, the student will have to go through aptitude tests for taking up the courses and the selection committee will decide the tenure of the scholarship.
In case the student drops out from any course in between the academic year or stops going to school/college, then the scholarship will be stopped from that academic year itself.
The application will be made available online and would be shared with the schools, colleges and universities.
Applicant is required to submit the application along with the marks cards, income and caste certificate issued by the competent/relevant authority.
The applicant is also required to submit a verification form duly signed by the Head of the Institution.
Applications that are not verified by the Head of the Institution will be treated as ‘INVALID’.
Initial Scrutiny will be done by the team of academicians from Academy for Creative Teaching, Bengaluru. Top 10 girls and top 10 boys among the applicants for open category and top 10 students from Vokkaliga community will be selected.
Final selection will be done by the selection team with a minimum of 5 members representing the committee.
The total tuition fee will be paid every year from 1st PUC till the student completes graduation/ post-graduation / first level of graduation in professional courses. At the graduation, post-graduation and professional level, the tuition fee of only government allotted seats will be released.
The parental family income, from all sources should be less than or equal to Rs. 4,00,000/- per annum. In case of the parents/guardians with salaried income, the gross salary would be the criteria. Income certificate to be provided while applying for the scholarship.
The objective of Devappa Memorial scholarship is to provide financial assistance to meritorious students to enable them to complete their education.
Devappa Memorial Scholarship will be first launched from the academic year 2021-22.
Students completing SSLC or 10th Grade in 2022 can apply.
10 boys and 10 girls in the open category and 10 purely for Vakkaliga community students will receive the scholarship.
The student can choose any stream, but he/she has to take admission with private/government allotted seats in PUC and only government allotted seats in higher education.
Original records such as Income Certificate issued by the concerned Government Authority, Marks of the qualifying examination, Caste Certificate, conduct and Character Certificate of the school qualifying from, and other records as may be asked for. Copies of the same have to be enclosed along with the application form, without any of which, application shall not be considered.
It depends on each student’s tuition fees. The total tuition fee will be paid.
No, the tuition fee will be directly paid to the college account directly.
You can apply for scholarship using the link below:
Once the scholarship is approved, the student has to provide the following details:
The payment will be made directly to the educational institution, once the student gets the notice of admission and submits the tuition fee details, duly signed by the Head of the Institution.