Benefits given to students under Karnataka Students Welfare Scheme :
a) Award for Institutions which secure 100% results in SSLC and PUC Examinations:
Institutions which secure 100% results in SSLC and PUC examinations are honoured with cash prizes and mementoes at district level teachers day function.
b) National Talents Scholarship to students (NTS):
Scholarship of Rs.2,000/- per annum for a period of is sanctioned to students who pass the State level NTS examination but unsucceeful in National level examination.
Besides, 200 scholarships are given to students who pass state level NTS exam in Kannada medium. The toppers’ list is given by DSERT, for award of scholarships.
c) Payment of Tuition / Examination Fees to economically backward students and incentive to merit students:
50% of the contribution collected from High Schools and 60 % of the contribution collected from Junior Colleges ( PUC students) and Degree Colleges towards Karnataka State Students’ Welfare Fund is permitted to be utilised by the respective institutions for payment of Tuition / Examination fees of economically backward Students, for giving incentives to merit students and for arranging suitable student welfare programmes.
d) Bravery awards to the students :
Students who show exemplary courage in saving the lives and properties of the public are given a bravery award of Rs.1000/- each. Selection is made on the recommendation of Karnataka State Child Welfare Council.
e) Sports Award to Students :
Students who secure the first three places in each event at the State level sports competitions conducted by the Department of Public Instruction are awarded with Cash Prizes of Rs.2000/-, Rs.1500/- and Rs.100/- respectively for individual championships, and Rs.1000/-, Rs: 750/- and Rs:500/- respectively for group championships.
f) Students safety Insurance Scheme for Students :
With a view to provide compensation to the families of students who become victims of accidents, the Karnataka State Students’ Welfare Fund has introduced “Students Safety Insurance Scheme”. In order to claim compensation under this scheme, the victims of accidents should submit the application in the prescribed form along with the necessary documents. Such application shall be submitted within one year from the date of the incident. Compensation amount will be given by the TBF Office from the year 2001-02. This scheme is applicable to students studying in all government, aided and unaided institutions from Std. I to X.
g) Medical Assistance to Students :
As in the case of teachers, financial assistance up to a maximum of Rs.15,000/- is sanctioned to students towards their medical treatment.
h) Awards to students who secure highest marks for the District in SSLC and PUC examinations:
Students who score highest marks for the district in SSLC and PUC examinations are given awards as under:-
SSLC – 10 awards per district @ Rs.1000/- each.
Kannada medium students - 5 awards
Students of other mediums - 5 awards
PUC – 5 awards per district @ Rs.2000/- each.
For science subjects - 2 awards
For other subjects - 3 awards