|TN| ADW Scholarship 2023: Apply Online, Eligibility & All Details

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The State Government of Tamilnadu has launched the ADW Scholarship for providing financial help and support to students belonging to minority communities so that they will also be able to enjoy and avail the same educational opportunities as the other students may take. The students can apply online for this scholarship before the date of 15th March 2023.

Today through this article we will provide you with all types of information about the ADW Scholarship 2023 like purpose, Eligibility Criteria, Benefits, Features and important documents etc. Apart from this, we will share with you the process to apply online under this scholarship. To get complete information about this scholarship, read this article till the end. 

ADW Scholarship 2023 

Now students belonging to Minority Communities such as Muslims, Sikhs, Islam and Christians, Parsis and Jain, etc can apply online under the ADW Scholarship so that the students belonging to these categories will be able to get some sort of financial help and support. The students will be able to undertake pre and post-matric classes from 1st to 12th and UG to a Ph.D. degree.

There are around 23 scholarships or schemes which have been covered under the TN ADW Scholarship for the students belonging to the Adi Dravidar, Tribal and Adi Dravidar converted to Christianity communities or Minority Communities. Variable scholarship amounts will be provided to the students. Some of the offered facilities are Hostel Facilities, Awards or Prizes, Fee Reimbursement and Free Textbooks, etc.

|TN| ADW Scholarship 2023: Apply Online, Eligibility & All Details

Highlights Of ADW Scholarship Scheme 2023 

The highlights of this scholarship are as follows:- 

Name Of The ScholarshipADW Scholarship 
Known as Adi Dravidar & Tribal Welfare Scholarship
Launched ByState Government of Tamilnadu 
Delegated State Tamilnadu (TN)
Delegated Ministry Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology 
Allocated Portal Tamilnadu e-District Portal 
National Level PortalNational Scholarship Portal (NSP)
Offered Scholarships Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare Department -Hostels – Special Guides
Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare Department -Incentive / Award of Prizes
Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare Department -Incentive / Award of Prizes
Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare Department -Scholarship – Free Education upto 12th Std.
Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare Department -Scholarship – Public Examination fee for 10th and 12th Std.
Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare Department – Stationary – Text Books
Admission of Adi Dravidar / Tribal students in plusone at reputed schools 
Afforestation schemes providing incentives and providing employment to Tribals in Forest Operation
All India Service Examinations like I.A.S., I.P.S., I.R.S., etc.
Animal Husbandry
Annual Gandhi Memorial Award
Annual Gandhi Memorial Award – Two (One Boy and One Girl) Hindu AD Students in each district who have secured first rank in the 12th Std Public Examinations and continue their studies.
Assistance for Funeral Rites
Assistance to Lawyers for Starting their Practice
Award of Rs.20,000/- to Best Writers
Awards to Bright Students
Book bank
Book Bank
Burial Ground
Chief Minister Merit Award
Chief Minister s Merit Award
Community Halls
Construction of free houses for tribals
No. of Offered Scholarships 23
ObjectiveTo provide social security provisions to the minority community students 
Benefit Students will be able to get the educational opportunities 
Applicable To Citizens of Tamilnadu 
Beneficiaries Students 
Beneficiary CategoryMinority Communities 
Eligible Classes Class 3rd to Class 12th 
No. of Eligible Classes 10
Student Types School & College Students
No. of Student Types 2
Mode Of TransferDBT (Direct Benefit Transfer)
Payment Mechanisme-payment mechanism
Form of BenefitScholarship amount 
Amount of benefitVariable Assistance
Transferral Basis Monthly/Yearly Basis
Hosting SiteNational Information Center (NIC)
Mode Of ApplicationOnline 
Last Date of Online Form Submission 15th March 2023
Official Websitewww.escholarship.tn.gov.in

Objectives Of ADW Scholarship 2023 

The main objective of launching the ADW Scholarship is to provide social security or welfare to students belonging to minority communities so that they will be able to pursue their current pursuing classes or degrees with the help of scholarship amounts provided to them. This will also bring tribal welfare to the students belonging to these communities. 

Another objective of launching the ADW Scholarship is to promote the adoption of higher studies among the students of the Minority community, ST and SC communities so that they will be able to raise their educational standards in the social hierarchy.  An amount of scholarship will be provided on the yearly basis.

List of Covered Scholarships

The lists of covered scholarships are as follows:-

Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare Department -Hostels – Special GuidesAdi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare Department -Incentive / Award of Prizes –Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare Department -Incentive / Award of Prizes
Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare Department -Scholarship – Free Education upto 12th Std.Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare Department -Scholarship – Public Examination fee for 10th and 12th Std.Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare Department – Stationary – Text Books
Admission of Adi Dravidar / Tribal students in plusone at reputed schools Afforestation schemes providing incentives and providing employment to Tribals in Forest OperationAll India Service Examinations like I.A.S., I.P.S., I.R.S., etc.
Animal HusbandryAnnual Gandhi Memorial AwardAnnual Gandhi Memorial Award – Two (One Boy and One Girl) Hindu AD Students in each district who have secured first rank in the 12th Std Public Examinations and continue their studies.
Assistance for Funeral RitesAssistance to Lawyers for Starting their PracticeAward of Rs.20,000/- to Best Writers
Awards to Bright StudentsBook bankBook Bank
Burial GroundChief Minister Merit AwardChief Minister s Merit Award
Community HallsConstruction of free houses for tribals 

Subsidiary Scholarship Initiatives

The details of subsidiary scholarship initiatives are as follows:-

ScholarshipForm of BenefitBeneficiariesAmount of Benefit
Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare Department -Hostels – Special GuidesHostel facilities will be provided to the Warden/ Matron of the hostelStudents of class 12thHostel Facilities
Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare Department -Incentive / Award of PrizesPrizes will be provided to one boy and one girl from the minority communityStudents securing 1st and 2nd division or ranks in the class 10th examination1st Prize = Rs. 1,000/-

2nd Prize = Rs. 500/-

3rd Prize = Rs. 300/-
Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare Department -Incentive / Award of PrizesStudents of Chennai will be awarded the prizesStudents from Adi Dravidar/Tribal/Adi Dravider converted to Christianity for each subjectPrize
Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare Department -Scholarship – Free Education upto 12th Std.Fee reimbursement will be provided to the students belonging to minority communitiesStudents of class 12th Fee Reimbursement or Free Education
Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare Department -Scholarship – Public Examination fee for 10th and 12th Std.Scholarships will be provided to the students for carrying out examinationsStudents of classes 10th and 12th Reimbursement of Examination Fee
Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare Department – Stationary – Text BooksFree textbooks will be provided to the school-going studentsStudents of classes from 1st to 12th Free Textbooks
Admission of Adi Dravidar / Tribal students in plus one at reputed schools Admissions will be provided to the outstanding SC/ST students to the reputed schools of TamilnaduStudents of class 10th Admissions to private reputed schools
Afforestation schemes providing incentives and providing employment to Tribals in Forest OperationEmployment will be provided to the tribal communitiesST CommunitiesEmployment in Trible Forest Areas
All India Service Examinations like I.A.S., I.P.S., I.R.S., etc.Scholarship advantages will be provided to the students preparing for CSEStudents preparing for IAS, IPS, IRSBoarding Allowance
Lodging Allowance Coaching Allowance
Animal HusbandrySheep Units, Milch animals, and calves will be sold at the subsidized ratesSC or ST communitiesSelling of sheep Units, Milch animals and Calves at 50% to 75% subsidized rates
Annual Gandhi Memorial AwardPrizes will be given to first-rank holders from each district of TamilnaduHindu Adi Dravidar community Students securing 1st ranksRs. 2,000/-

Rs. 5,000/- (For Succeding 5 years)
Annual Gandhi Memorial Award – Two (One Boy and One Girl) Hindu AD Students in each district who have secured first rank in the 12th Std Public Examinations and continue their studies.Scholarship incentives will be provided to one girl and boy securing 1st ranksStudents securing 1st ranks in class 12th examinationPrizes
Assistance for Funeral RitesFuneral assistance will be provided or given to SC or ST communitiesPoor AD or Tribal FamiliesRs. 500/-
Assistance to Lawyers for Starting their PracticeFinancial assistance will be provided to the students for practicing their law fieldAdi Dravidar/ Tribal LawyersFinancial Assistance
Award of Rs.20,000/- to Best WritersAwards will be provided or given to the 10 best writersBest Writers from Adi Dravidar / Tribal / Adi Dravidar converted to ChristianityRs. 20,000/- (Award)
Awards to Bright StudentsAwards will be given to 2 boys and 2 girls from each district will be providedStudents belonging to the communities of Adi Dravidar/ Tribal / Adi Dravidar Converted to Christianity and has passed the class 10th examinationAwards
Book bankBooks will be lent to the students for borrowing in the form of a libraryStudents undertaking Medical/ Engineering/ Law / M.B.A./Veterinary / Agri. And Polytechnic coursesBooks Borrowing for studying
Book BankOne set of books will be provided to every 2 students from AD/Tribal communitiesStudents undertaking Medical/ Engineering/ Law / M.B.A./Veterinary / Agri. and Polytechnic coursesBooks Borrowing for studying
Burial GroundBurial ground facilities will be provided to the SC or ST communitiesAD/Tribal habitation without the burial groundBurial Ground Facilities
Chief Minister Merit Award1000 girls and 1000 boys will be given the awards on the basis of merit recordsStudents belonging to di Dravidar, Tribal and Adi Dravidar converted to Christianity communitiesRs. 3,000/- Per Annum
Chief Minister s Merit AwardAwards will be provided to the 1000 girls and 1000 boys on a merit basisStudents who have passed the class 12th  examinationRs. 1500/- Per Annum
Community HallsMarriage facilities will be providedSC or ST communitiesConstruction of Community Halls
Construction of free houses for tribalsHome living facilities will be provided to the tribal communitiesST communitiesConstruction of free houses

ADW Scholarship Timelines 

The timelines of this scholarship are as follows:- 

Event Date 
Starting Date to Apply 6th January 2023
Last Date to Apply 15th March 2023
Renewal Application 15th March 2023
HOD Level Process 15th March 2023

Beneficiary Category

The student or scholar must belong to that beneficiary category that has been fixed or set up by the selection body. The students who are going to apply for this scholarship will need to make sure that he or she belongs to the category of Minority Communities and also pursue pre and post-matric classes.

Student Types

There are 2 student types are as follows:-

  • School Students
  • College Students

Eligible Classes

The lists of eligible classes are as follows:-

Class 3rd Class 4th 
Class 5th Class 6th 
Class 7th Class 8th 
Class 9th Class 10th 
Class 11th Class 12th 

List of Covered Degrees

The lists of covered degrees are as follows:-

  • UG Degree
  • PG Degree
  • Law Degree
  • Polytechnic Degree
  • Professional Degree

Class Wise Scholarship Amount 

The scholarship amounts provided to each class student are as follows:- 

Class Scholarship Amount 
Class 3rd to 5th Rs. 500/- Per Annum 
Class 6th Rs. 1000/- Per Annum 
Class 7th and 8th Rs. 1500/- Per Annum 
Class 10th Rs. 1850/- Per Annum 
Class 12th Rs. 3000/- Per Annum 
UG Degree Rs. 7500/- Per Annum 
Professional Degree Rs. 8000/- Per Annum 
Legal EducationRs. 50,000/- Per Annum 

Offered Facilities

The lists of offered facilities are as follows:-

  • Hostel Facilities
  • Awards or Prizes
  • Fee Reimbursement
  • Free Textbooks
  • Funeral Facilities
  • Burial Ground Facilities
  • Book Banks
  • Free Housing Facilities

Selection Procedure

An application form will be submitted by the concerned headmasters or principals. Then, the Institution head will post the annexed or attached student’s applications and documents with the application submitted by the student. ADW officials will scrutinize the documents. After that, the students will successfully get the scholarship amounts.

Benefits Of ADW Scholarship 2023 

The benefits of this scholarship are as follows:- 

  • ADW Scholarship will provide social security and social welfare to students belonging to minority communities. 
  • A list of 23 scholarships will be offered to the students for applying.
  • Students will get the scholarship amount on the yearly basis. 
  • Students will be able to enjoy or avail of the facilities such as Hostel Facilities, Awards or Prizes, Fee Reimbursement and Free Textbooks, etc.
  • This scholarship will be provided to the students studying in classes from 1st to 12th.
  • Students will be offered a scholarship amount of Rs. Rs. 500/- Per Annum for pursuing classes 3rd to 5th
  • An amount of Rs. 7500/- will be provided to the students for pursuing or undertaking UG or BA degrees every year. 
  • Rs. 1000/- will be offered to the students for pursuing class 6th on the annual basis. 
  • The students can apply online under AWS Scholarship by 15th March 2023. 
  • Along with the scholarship amount, many other facilities will also be provided to the student. 

Features Of ADW Scholarship 2023 

The features of this scholarship are as follows:- 

  • ADW Scholarship has been launched by the State Government of Tamilnadu. 
  • This scholarship is also known as Adi Dravidar & Tribal Welfare Scholarship.
  • There are around 23 subsidiary scholarship initiatives covered.
  • The student must belong to the state of Tamilnadu.
  • Only the students belonging to Adi Dravidar, Tribal and Adi Dravidar converted to Christianity communities or Minority Communities will be able to get the scholarship amounts. 
  • Students of schools and colleges will be considered eligible to apply.
  • A scholarship amount of Rs. 8000/- per annum will be provided to the students for pursuing a professional degree or course of studies. 
  • The last date to apply online under ADW Scholarship is 15th March 2023. 
  • The fresh opening of these registration forms will start on 6th January 2023.
  • For getting more information, one can visit the official website.

Eligibility Criteria 

The applicants will need to follow the mentioned below eligibility criteria for getting online registration under this scholarship: –

  • The applicant must have a domicile in Tamilnadu state.
  • The student must be a candidate from an Adi Dravidar, Tribal and Adi Dravidar converted to Christianity communities or Minority Communities. 
  • Applicants studying in classes 1st to 12th, UG to a Ph.D. level of studies will be considered eligible to apply. 
  • The parental annual income of the student must not exceed Rs. 2,00,000/-. 
  • The student must have studied in the Adi Dravidar Welfare, GTR, and Government Aided Schools in case he or she is pursuing College level degree. 

Important Documents 

Some of the important documents to apply online under this scholarship are as follows:- 

  • Aadhar Card 
  • DOB Certificate 
  • Residence Certificate 
  • Caste Certificate 
  • ID Proof 
  • Educational Certificates 
  • Student’s Identity Card 
  • Bank Account Passbook Photocopy 
  • Annual Income Certificate 
  • Latest Passport Size Photograph 
  • Working Mobile Number 
  • Active Email Id 

Process To Apply Online Under ADW Scholarship 

As this scholarship has been recently launched, no such information has been received by using social networking resources. As soon as any information related to the application procedure required to apply online under the ADW Scholarship will be launched, we will update you through this article otherwise the applicant can visit the Official Website.

Process To Apply Online Under ADW Scholarship 

To Check Application Status

The applicants will need to follow the mentioned below steps for checking their application status.

  • Visit the official website first.
  • On the homepage, click on the Status button.
To Check Application Status
  • A new page will get displayed on your screen.
  • Enter the asked details in the required columns such as:-
    • Academic Year
    • Student ID
  • Then, you will need to click on the View Status button.
  • The application status will get displayed on your screen.

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