Kerala Transgender Scholarship Scheme 2021

Recently the Government Of Kerala had announced the Kerala Transgender Scholarship Scheme 2021 for the transgender population of the state of Kerala. This scheme is launched by the Chief Minister Of Kerala. The aim of this scheme is to promote the education of the Transgenders in the State of Kerala.

As Kerela Is The state Of India with highest literacy Rates, But at the present time the Transgender is the only least literate section in Kerala’s Population, To counter this and to provide support to the transgender community of the state , The government of Kerala had launched the Kerala Transgender Scholarship Scheme 2021.

The Transgender community is the only community at this time who are facing extreme discrimination and social injustice in the society. The transgender people have to face a lot of problems once their gender is revealed, although the Government of Kerala is also running various awareness programs and schemes to counter these social injustice issues but still these people of the transgender community are unable to lead a normal life like normal people.

To ensure social equality and to provide and promote education to these Transgender community people the State Cabinet had announced the Kerala Transgender Scholarship Scheme 2021. This Scheme falls Under the Social Justice Department of the State Government of Kerala. This department is responsible for every concern related to this Scheme. The State of Kerala is the Only State Government to launch such schemes for the Transgender community of the State.

Under this Kerala Transgender Scholarship Scheme 2021, The state government is liable to provide an amount of  Rs 1000/- to Rs.2000/-  to every transgender student  from classes 7th to Vocational courses. This Financial Assistance will be provided under the Kerala Transgender Scholarship Scheme 2021 monthly to the Transgender Students.

The Transgenders need to apply for this Kerala Transgender Scholarship Scheme 2021 via an online application process, which is given in the further part of the article, so please read the complete article for this.

To know much more about this Kerala Transgender Scholarship Scheme 2021, Please go through the Below given Table-

Name of the SchemeKerala Transgender Scholarship Scheme 2021
Scheme launched byChief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan
Scheme UnderState Government
Managed bySocial Justice Department 
BeneficiariesTransgender community  of the state of Kerala.
Major benefitsProviding a Financial support to the transgender students for their education purposes.The state Government provides Rs.1000- Rs.2000/- per month , under this scheme.Providing  a social support and assistance to the Transgender StudentsCreating a social awareness about the transgenders in the Society.
Aim of the SchemeTo Provide financial support and assistance for educational purpose to the Transgender community of the state of Kerala 
Name of the StateKerala
Level of SchemeState Level
Mode of applicationOnline
Starting Date of Application Form2021
Last date of the scheme N/A
Status of the schemeActive
Official websitehttp://sjd.kerala.gov.in/ 

Benefits of the Kerala Transgender Scholarship Scheme 2021.

The Kerala Transgender Scholarship Scheme 2021 provides various benefits to the transgender community of the state, some of its benefits are listed as-

  • Providing a Financial support to the transgender students for their education purposes.
  • The state Government provides Rs.1000- Rs.2000/- per month , under this scheme.
  • Providing  a social support and assistance to the Transgender Students
  • Creating a social awareness about the transgenders in the Society.

Eligibility Criteria of the Kerala Transgender Scholarship Scheme 2021.

The transgender applicants who wants to avail the benefits of the the Kerala Transgender Scholarship Scheme 2021 need to fulfil the following eligibility criteria mentioned below-

  • The applicant must be a resident of the state of Kerala.
  • The applicant must be studying in claases between 7th to Diploma courses.
  • The applicant must fall into BPL category of the state list of Kerala.
  • The applicant must have a declaration of the Transgender.

Documents required to apply for the Kerala Transgender Scholarship Scheme 2021

The transgender applicants who wants to avail the benefits of the the Kerala Transgender Scholarship Scheme 2021 need to provide the documents mentioned below-

  • Aadhar card
  • Gender Declaration letter
  • Identity card of the educational Institute.
  • Passport size photographs
  • Mobile number.
  • Residential Proof

How To apply for the Kerala Transgender Scholarship Scheme 2021

The transgender applicants who wants to avail the benefits of the the Kerala Transgender Scholarship Scheme 2021 need to apply for this via online application method , the steps to apply for this scheme are mentioned below-

Step 1- Go to the Official website of the Kerela Social Justice  Department.

Link-  http://sjd.kerala.gov.in/

Step 2-Go to the schemes Tab in the Official webpage and click over it.

Step 3-  You will be redirected to another page where you need to look for the “Scholarship for Transgender Students” and click on it.

Step 4- Now scroll to the Documents Section and find the application form section and click on the application form.

Step 5-Download and print the Application form.

Step 6- Fill the application form using correct details.

Step 7- attach all the essential documents in the application form.

Step 8- Submit the Application form to the nearest Concerned Social Justice Department.

FAQs. 

  1. Who launched the the Kerala Transgender Scholarship Scheme 2021?

the Kerala Transgender Scholarship Scheme 2021is launched by the Chief Minister Of the state of Kerela Shri Pinarayi Vijayan.

  1. What is the official website of the Kerala Transgender Scholarship Scheme 2021??

The Official website of the the Kerala Transgender Scholarship Scheme 2021 Is –

             Link-  http://sjd.kerala.gov.in/

  1. How much amount is been given under the  Kerala Transgender Scholarship Scheme 2021?

the Kerala Transgender Scholarship Scheme 2021 provides an amount of Rs.1000- Rs.2000 per month under this scheme.

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