Odisha State Scholarship 2024- Eligibility Application Process, Status Check

The Government of Odisha has invited online applications for Odisha State Scholarship for Fresh (New Registration) and Renewal for SC / ST / OBC / SEBC / EBc students who are currently studying within and outside the State for the academic session 2023-24. Eligible students have to go to the State Scholarship Portal to apply for any scholarship. The last date for applying online for Odisha State Scholarship for the academic year 2023-24 is 15th June 2024. Below we have discussed who can apply, how to apply and what are the eligibility.

Odisha State Scholarship 2024

The name itself signifies that this scholarship is meant for students who are resident of Odisha State. The Odisha State Scholarship is provided to students to help them financially and make them study further. With this intention, the Odisha government introduced Odisha scholarship for students of Odisha State. This opportunity is available to only eligible students from different categories, including ST (Scheduled Tribes), SC (Scheduled Castes), OBC (Other Backward Classes) / SEBC (Socially and Economically Backward Classes), and EBC (Economically Backward Classes).

Name of ScholarshipOdisha State Scholarship
Launched byGovernment of Odisha
Name of PortalOdisha State Scholarship Portal
BeneficiarySC/ST/OBC/SEBC/EBC students
Academic year2023-24
AmountRs. 10,000/per annum
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Opportunitiesfinancial aid
Application startedJanuary 12, 2024
Last dateJune 15, 2024
Helpline No1800-345-6770
Official Websitehttps://scholarship.odisha.gov.in

Last date for Odisha State Scholarship 2023-24

Students of Odisha can apply for scholarship schemes from specific website. The application will be open from 15th November 2023 to 15th May 2024.

Odisha State Scholarship

Eligibility for Odisha State Scholarship

  • ST, SC, OBC/ SEBC, and EBC community student can apply.
  • Must be a permanent resident of Odisha.
  • Only Post Matriculation students can apply to this scholarship.
  • Student can take any general, technical, or professional courses and must be studying in any Government or Government recognized Private institutes.
  • The annual income of the parent/ guardians from all sources must be below 2, 50,000/- per annum.
  • OBC/ SEBC and EBC students must get 50% of Marks in previously held examination. Then only scholarship will be awarded.


There are different scholarships offered by government of Odisha. These scholarships categorized under 6 different sections. Candidates can check the list of scholarships in official website i.e. scholarship.odisha.gov.in. The following are the details helps to know different department takes care of scholarship.

Agriculture & FE Department

  • KALIA Scholarship

Higher Education Department

  • E- Medhabruti
  • Biju Yuba Sashasktikaran Yojana (LAPTOP DBT)
  • Gopabandhu Sikhya Sahayata Yojna
  • Kalinga Sikhya Sathi Yojana (Loan Scheme)
  • Vyasa Kabi Fakir Mohan Bhasa Bruti

Labour & ESI Department

  • Nirman Shramik Kalyan Yojana (Edn Astt) – General, SC, ST, OBC/SEBC, EBC (Plus 3, M. A., M. Com., M. Sc.)

School & Mass Education Department

  • Junior Merit Scholarship (Class 11 to 12)
  • Lower Primary Merit (Class 3) 2 Years (Class 4 to 5)
  • Lower Primary Merit-cum-Poverty (Class 3) 2 Years (Class 4 to 5)
  • NRTS Scholarship (9 to 10)
  • Samanta Mathematics (Class 6 to 8)
  • Pathani Samanta Mathematics (Class 9 to 10)
  • Pathani Samanta Mathematics (Class 11 to 12)
  • Upper Primary Merit (Class 5) 2 Years (Classes 6 to 7)
  • Upper Primary Poverty cum Merit (Class 5) 2 Years (Class 6 to 7)

Skill Development & Technical Education Department

  • BOC Scholarship – SC, ST, OBC/SEBC | General
  • Merit Scholarship
  • Merit-cum-Poverty Stipend
  • Sudakshya for Girl’s Child

ST&SC and MBC Welfare Department

  • Post Metric Scholarship
  • Pre Metric Scholarship
  • Pre-Metric Component-2 ( Class 1 to 10 )

Application Process for Odisha Scholarship

Steps you need to follow as mentioned below:

  • Registration with Aadhar Authentication
  • Login and Select Department Scholarship
  • Fill the Application Form
  • Upload Necessary Documents
  • Submit Application

Steps to Apply for Odisha State Scholarship 2024

To apply for the scholarships listed in the Odisha State Scholarship portal, candidates can read and follow below-mentioned steps:

  • Visit https://scholarship.odisha.gov.in/website/home.
  • Navigate to the ‘Registration’ section and click on it.
  • Enter your Aadhaar card number and click on “verify” Button.
  • Enter necessary details like Student name, Date of Birth, Mobile number, Alternative mobile number, Email-Id, set password and click on “Register” button.
  • Once the registration is completed, candidates will receive an Unique ID and password on their registered mobile number.
  • Log in to the Odisha scholarship portal with Username (Unique ID) and Password.
  • Click on the scholarship wisely based on department, class, category, and other details.
  • Fill the application form carefully with necessary details like basic information, bank information, and eligibility etc.
  • Once finished with filling, click on the ‘Save’ button and then on the ‘Next’ tab.
  • Candidates can preview their applications and can edit if required.
  • If the details are accurate, click on the ‘Submit’ button and complete the application process.
  • Take a printout of the application form for future reference.

Process to Check Application Status

The selected candidates can check their application status by simply following steps.

  • Step 1: Visit https://scholarship.odisha.gov.in/website/home.
  • Step 2: Next, click on “Know your Application Status” from home page.
  • Step 3: Select “Student Login” from main menu (from home page).
  • Step 4: Enter “Unique number (Application No)/Aadhaar Number, Password., solve simple mathematics.
  • Step 5: Click on GET OTP, and click on “Sign In” button.
  • Step 6: Scroll down to check “application status” from the page displayed.

Documents Needed to Apply for Scholarship

  • Aadhaar Card
  • Income Certificate
  • Bank account Passbook (Copy of First page)
  • Passport-size Photograph
  • Divyang Certificate (if applicable)
  • Self Declaration Certificate
  • Institute Declaration Certificate.
  • Matriculation Certificate
  • Mark sheet of the last exam passed

Application Fee

Usually, there will be an application fee for scholarships from different governments. But here is good news to Odisha students that there are no application fees required to apply Odisha Scholarship Scheme. Students can fill application form with mandatory details only. Application fee to UR/SEBC/OBC/SC/ST- is NIL (Zero rupees).

Important dates

  • Last Date to submit Online Applications by Students: 15th June 2024
  • Deadline for verification of Applications by Educational Institutions: 20th June 2024
  • Last date for sanction of applications by the DWOs concerned: 30th June 2024

How to apply for Odisha State Scholarship 2024?

Eligible candidates visit https://scholarship.odisha.gov.in portal to apply.

What is the last date to apply for Odisha State Scholarship 2023-24?

15th June 2024.

What is annual family income limit for the Odisha Scholarship?

Rs.2,50,000 annually.

Who is eligible for Odisha State Scholarship?

Students who are resident of Odisha and belong to SC/ST/OBC/SEBC/EBC category.

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