Kerala Transgender Scholarship Scheme 2021: Application Form PDF Download

Social Justice Department, Government of Kerela is inviting online applications for Kerala Transgender Scholarship Scheme. This scholarship is primarily meant for transgender students studying in 7thstandard in any of the Govt. / Govt aided/ Self Financing schools situated in Kerala.

The implementation of the Transgender Scholarship Scheme is also approved by the state cabinet committee. As per the guidelines of the Kerala Transgender Students Scholarship Scheme 2021, each transgender student will get financial aid from Rs 1,000 to Rs 2,000 per month. The transgender students studying in class 7 or above will get benefit from this scholarship scheme till their professional courses.

Kerala Transgender Scholarship Scheme Details

The main objective of the Kerala Transgender Scholarship Scheme is to bring the marginalized Transgender communities to the mainstream of society. Interested candidates can fill the form through the official website of the Social Justice Department, Government of Kerela. Read below to know everything about this scholarship scheme like eligibility criteria, application process e.t.c

Highlights of Kerala Transgender Scholarship Scheme

Name of the ScholarshipKerala Transgender Scholarship
DepartmentSocial Justice Department
StateKerela
EligibilityClass 7 or above
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Official websitesjd.kerala.gov.in/

Kerala Transgender Scholarship Scheme Latest Update

The state cabinet committee has approved the implementation of the Kerala Transgender Scholarship Scheme to bring the marginalized transgender community into the mainstream of society. In this Scheme of the Department of Social Justice, the Government of Kerala is going to provide scholarships for transgender students studying in state government or government schools to study further after 7th grade.

As per the guidelines of this Scheme, Every TG student from 7th grade onwards will get financial assistance ranging from Rs 1,000 to Rs 2,000 per month for professional courses. The application forms of the Kerala Transgender Scholarship Scheme are available for download as PDF through online format on their online website (sjd.kerala.gov.in).

The official website is now functional and people can find out how to apply for the scholarship scheme for TG students. In this article, we will tell you more details about eligibility criteria, order, amount of assistance, how to apply, for this scheme. So read this post carefully and then apply for the scheme through the official website by clicking on the link given below.

Eligibility Criteria

Transgender applicants before filling up the Kerala Transgender Scholarship application form, candidates need to check the following eligibility criteria. After fulfilling all the eligibility criteria students can proceed further:

  • Candidate needs to submit self-declaration Affidavit stating that the applicant is Transgender. 
  • Remember that the Income limit does not apply to them. 
  • Applicants have to forward duly filled application form through Head of Educational Institutions, which then has to be submitted to the concerned District Social Justice Officers.
  • The Scholarship Scheme for Transgender Students will be implemented in the Kerala state only as clearly mentioned in government order. 

Kerala Transgender Scholarship Scheme Application Procedure

After checking your eligibility criteria you can proceed further by filling up your application form in the online mode. Read below to know the complete step by step procedure of filling up the application form:

  • First of all, you have to go to the official website of the Social Justice Department, Government of Kerala After this, the homepage of the website will open in front of you.
Kerala Transgender Scholarship Scheme
  • On the homepage of the website, click on the Schemes option present in the main menu.
Kerala Transgender Scholarship
  • After clicking on the above link, a new page will open on your screen. Here you need to click on the 4th link i.e. “Scholarship for Transgender Students” present in the list of Schemes.
  •  Again a new page will open on your screen. Scroll down and go to the “Documents” section. Now click at the “Application Forms – TG Scholarship Application Form” link.
  • After clicking on the link, the Kerala Transgender Students Scholarship Scheme application form PDF will open on the screen.
Transgender Scholarship Application PDF
  • Interested candidates need to download this Transgender Scholarship Scheme form in PDF format. After downloading this form, applicants need to enter important details correctly and submit it to the concerned authorities.
  • The candidates need to submit the duly filled applications along with supporting documents to the concerned District Social Justice Officers. Upon subsequent verification of filled in application form along with documents, the concerned officer will approve the form and then Transgender Students will start receiving benefits of this scholarship.
  • Note: While applying for this Scheme,the applicants must super scribe the envelope “Application for Scholarship”. The applicant need to write down name, complete contact address including native district. Also, the Application forms have to be filled completely else it will be rejected. Moreover, the Applicants have to mention their full names in the application along with their school name, conduct etc.

Assistance under Kerala Transgender Scholarship Scheme

The financial support provided to Transgender students under this Scheme varies according to the level of class. Read below to know the amount of scholarship students can enjoy under this scholarship.

Class/ CourseReward
7th to 10th ClassINR Rs. 1000/- per month for 10 months  
11th to 12th ClassINR Rs. 1500/- per month for 10 months  
Higher Education (Diploma, Degree, Post-Graduation, Professional courses)INR Rs. 2000/- per month for 10 months    

Need for Transgender Student Scholarship Scheme 2021

The transgender community of the marginalized is seen quite below in society. For this reason, their education is not given much attention, but education is the right of everyone. It is for this reason that the Department of Social Justice started a scheme to provide scholarships to study transgender students in the state government / government-aided / self-financed schools since 7th grade, as part of an effort to bring transgender students into the mainstream of society, so that they too can become educated and stand on their feet like other citizens of the society.

Guidelines for Transgender Student Scholarship Scheme 2021

  • Completely filled application form, half-filled information will be rejected.
  • Do not forget to mention your full name including your school name, conduct, etc. in the application form.
  • Applicants should support the “Apply for Scholarship” envelope when applying. The applicant has to write down the full name address including the original district.

Government order Download Link of TG Students Scholarship Scheme

You can download the order for Kerala Government Scheme through the direct link given below: http://sjd.kerala.gov.in/DOCUMENTS/Order_new/GOs/11674.pdf. Must check the government order related to the Interested Candidates Student Scheme. Official notification will help in understanding the implementation of the scheme.

Kerala Transgender Scholarship Scheme List 2021

Here below we are giving you a direct link through which you can check your name in this Scheme List: http://sjd.kerala.gov.in/scheme-info.php?scheme_id=NzJzVjh1cVIjdnk=http://sjd.kerala.gov.in/scheme-info.php?scheme_id=NzJzVjh1cVIjdnk

  • First of all click on the given link. After clicking on the link, a new web page will open.
  • On this page, click on the “Go to Target Group” section.
  • Now select the “Beneficiary Details” link given in front of the transgenders. A new window will open.
Transgender Scholarship Scheme List
  • Now in this new window, the Kerala Transgender Student Scholarship Scheme list of beneficiaries will be shown below:
  • To see your name in the open list, select the name of the financial year and the district, now transgender students can do a narrow search of their name for the scheme.
  • For more information, you can also visit the official website of Social Justice Department of Kerala http://sjd.kerala.gov.in.

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FAQ’s

What is the official website of Kerala Transgender Scholarship Scheme?

The official website of Kerala Transgender Scholarship Scheme is http://sjd.kerala.gov.in/

Is offline mode available for Kerala Transgender Scholarship Scheme?

No, eligible candidates can fill up the application form in online mode through official website ofSocial Justice Department, Government of Kerela.

Can a 6th class TG student apply for this scholarship scheme?

No, only TG students in class7 or above can apply for this scholarship scheme.

What is the scholarship amount received by the TG students under Kerala Transgender Scholarship Scheme?

The scholarship amount received by TG students varies as per the class/ course.

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