Snehapoorvam Scholarship 2019-2020 – Initiative For Orphans and Poor Children of Kerala

Last Modified: 24 Feb 2024

Snehapoorvam Scholarship portal invites applications from the students of Kerala whose father or mother or both have passed away. The scholarship portal was launched by the Social Security Mission of Kerala to provide financial satiability to the deserving ones. The students selected for the Snehapoorvam Scholarship scheme will receive ₹ 300 to ₹ 1000 per month.

Earlier, in 21st February 2020, the Social Security Mission of Kerala (organizers of scholarship) had announced the results of Snehapoorvam scholarship 2019-20 at the official website. However, those who are interested to send their applications for the Snehapoorvam scholarship 2020-21 session, you need to wait for little long, as the application window will be activated in July, this year.

Aim of the Snehpoorvam Scholarship

This scholarship scheme is meant for the orphaned children. Those children who have lost their parents or an elder to protect or guide them are eligible for this scholarship scheme. They are provided financial support to complete their school education. Since children are an asset to the society, the Kerala Social Security Mission aims at nurturing them to build a strong future of the country. Children receive all kinds of financial, emotional, and social support to grow.

Objective of the Program

  • To identify the vulnerable section of the children and extend them financial support.
  • To provide such children with nutrition, education, and care.
  • To strengthen the traditional family system, so that children are raised in the family environment instead of being raised in the orphanages. The families are given financial benefits to do so.

Snehapoorvam Scholarship 2020-21 – Important Dates

Find the important dates of the scheme based on the tentative basis.



Beginning of Snehapoorvam scholarship applications for 2020-21

July 2020

Last date to apply

15th November 2020

Announcement of result

January 2021

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Snehapoorvam Scholarship – Benefits and Eligibility

Check out the details of the online Snehapoorvan Scholarship Scheme.

Benefits of the scholarship

Those children who are found to be needy are given financial assistance at the following rates –


Amount of Assistance

Class 1 to 5

₹ 300

Class 6 to 10

₹ 500

Class 11 to 12

₹ 700

Degree/ Professional Course

₹ 1000

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Note: A total of 279 students were selected for the Snehapoorvam scholarship 2019-20 scheme.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Available only for students belonging to Kerala.
  • Such children who have lost either of their parents (either father or mother have died).
  • Such children who have lost both of their parents (mother and father both).
  • Also such children who are living below the poverty line (BPL).
  • Those children who are in the APL (Above Poverty Line) category but due to the low family income are not able to attend their schools are can also avail benefits of this scholarship scheme.
  • The children below 5 years of age are eligible for this scholarship.
  • Students who are studying in Class 1 to 12th from a state government or aided institution are eligible for the ‘Snehapoorvam’ scholarship.
  • Students for degree courses are also eligible to apply.

How Can I Apply for The Scheme?

  1. The application for the ‘Snehapoorvam’ scholarship should be submitted with the Head/ Principal of the government school/ colleges or the government-aided school/ colleges with the required documents.
  2. Thereafter, it is the responsibility of the Head/ Principal of the government or government-aided school/colleges to verify the authenticity of the applicant and submit it. The applications can be submitted through society’s online portal to the Executive Director, Kerala Social Security Mission.

Those children who are below 5 years of age can apply for directly for the scholarship by sending applications to the ‘Executive Director, Kerala Social Security Mission’.

How to Check Snehapoorvam Scholarship 2019-20 Result?

Candidates who have applied for the previous year session need to visit the official website of Kerala Social Security Mission and click on the Login tab. Then they will ask to enter the registration number and password. Finally they get to see their results.

Snehapoorvam Scholarship: Quick Overview


15th November 2020

Class / Course

Class 1st to 12th (Government School Students) and Degree/Professional Course

Scholarship Type

Need Based

Awarded Amount

Up to ₹ 1000 per month

Age Limit










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