Vidyadhan Odisha Plus 2 (1st year) Scholarship Program 2023

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EligibilityClass 10 passed students
AwardINR 10,000 per annum

About the Program


Last Updated On : 23-05-2023   Posted By : Debadrita Karmakar

Vidyadhan Odisha Plus 2 (1st year) Scholarship Program 2023 is an initiative by the Sarojini Damodaran Foundation for Class 10 passed students, currently studying in Class 11 or 12 at a recognized institution in Odisha. Established in 1999 by SD Shibulal (Co-founder and former CEO, Infosys) and Kumari Shibulal, (Sarojini Damodaran Foundation), this financial support helps in transforming the lives of the underprivileged students in society by contributing to their higher education. The selected students will receive INR 10,000 per annum. 

  • Vidyadhan Odisha Plus 2 (1st year) Scholarship Program 2023

    To be eligible, the candidate must:

    • have completed Class 10/HSC exams in the year 2023
    • have scored 80% or 8 CGPA in Class 12/SSLC examination. (Note - The cutoff mark for students with disability is 65% or 6.5 CGPA)
    • have an annual family income of less than INR 2,00,000

    The selected candidates will receive a scholarship of INR 10,000 per annum.


    Scanned copies of the following are required -

    • Photograph
    • Class 10 marksheet  (If the original marksheet is not available, the applicant can upload a provisional/online marksheet from the SSLC/CBSE/ICSC website)
    • Income Certificate (from a competent authority; ration card not accepted)


    Note - If the original marksheet is not available, the applicant can upload a provisional/online marksheet from the SSLC/CBSE/ICSC website.

    How can you apply?

    Eligible candidates can apply for the opportunity by following the below-mentioned steps:
    Step 1:
     Click on the 'Apply Now' button.
    Step 2: Click the 'Register' button and enter the required registration details. (Note - If already registered, log in using Gmail/Mobile number/Email Id)
    Step 3: Navigate the 'Apply Now'at the bottom of the page and click on it.
    Step 4: Click on 'Register' to start the application. 
    Step 5: Confirm the registration through the email sent by Vidhyadhan.
    Step 6: Log in using the registered email Id and password.
    Step 7: Click on the ‘Help’ link from Vidyadhan Account for complete application instructions.
    Step 8: Click on the ‘Application’ button to create a new application.
    Step 9: Fill in the required details, upload the necessary documents and submit.

    Note - The application will be considered complete only after the applicants upload the mandatory documents and photographs.

Important Dates

Application Deadline: 30th June 2023
Screening Test: 16th July 2023
Interview Date: 30th July to 5th August 2023

Selection Criteria

Sarojini Damodaran Foundation (SDF) will shortlist the applicants based on their academic performance and the information provided in the application form. The shortlisted candidates will be invited for a short online test/interview.

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This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by May, 2024. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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