Higher Educational Special Scholarship (HESS)

The Government have converted the loan scholarship scheme for Higher Education to a grant based scheme called Higher Educational Special Scholarship (HESS) for the Tribal students to pursue higher education from the year 2002-03. Under this scheme, the tribal students residing in institutional hostels and pursuing graduate, post graduate and professional courses are eligible for Scholarship of Rs.7500/- per annum for degree courses and Polytechnic Courses and Rs.8000/- p.a. for P.G. and Professional Courses provided their parental/ Guardian annual income does not exceed Rs.2,00,000/- from 2013-2014 onwards.

Name of the Scheme and Nature
Eligibility condition
Whom to be contacted.

Higher Education Special Scholarship

Students belonging to ST converts to christinity community who are staying in Paid Institutional hostels are sanctioned scholarship as follows.

For degree / polytechnic courses Rs.7500/- p.a.
For Post graduate / professional courses Rs. 8000/- p.a.

  • Scheduled Tribes Students .

  • The students who are staying in paid Institutional Hostels.

  • Income not exceeding Rs.2,00,000 Lakhs

Project Officer / District Adi Dravidar & Tribal Welfare Officer and Head of the Institution