SSP Scholarship 2022

SSP Beneficiaries Haven’t Received Scholarship For 2020-21, Read More



Hundreds of students have been waiting for the past one year for scholarships initiated through the State Scholarship Portal (SSP) and awarded by the Department of Social Welfare. A majority of the beneficiaries are undergraduate (UG) or postgraduate (PG) students. They stated that they have submitted all the required documents for obtaining the scholarship, but are yet to receive it.




However, as per the officials from the Department of Social Welfare, only 176 beneficiaries have not received the scholarship amount due to issues in their Aadhaar number and bank seeding.

The officials also stated that they have asked the beneficiaries to provide the correct details.

The scholarship amount of each beneficiary differs and it is decided based on course fee as well as college.

There is no fixed scholarship amount. The highest scholarship is awarded to medical and engineering students.

Close to 23,000 scholarships have been disbursed out of 25,000 applications in Dakshina Kannada (South Karnataka), under the backward classes welfare department.




SSP Scholarship Scholars: Complaints

Students complained that they have been applying for undergraduate courses under the OBC category for two years but there isn’t any update regarding their scholarship disbursal amount.

Some students also stated that with no scholarship, they are now planning to take out a loan to continue studies.




About SSP Scholarships

The State Scholarship Portal (SSP) is initiated by the Center for e-Governance, Government of Karnataka (GoK).

The SSP Scholarship portal aims at sanctioning Pre-Matric and Post-Matric Scholarships of GoK.

The government of Karnataka offers many re-matric and post-matric scholarships to eligible candidates.

There are a total of 4 departments that offer scholarships through SSP to meritorious and needy students as follows:





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