Kotak Kanya Scholarship 2023 Apply Now

The Kotak Kanya Scholarship is a joint Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative of the Kotak Mahindra Group companies and the Kotak Education Foundation. Its primary objective is to promote education and improve livelihood opportunities for economically disadvantaged individuals in society. This scholarship program specifically targets talented young women from low-income families, providing them with financial aid to pursue higher education in professional fie

Under the Kotak Kanya Scholarship 2023, eligible female students who have successfully completed Class 12 and aspire to pursue professional undergraduate programs such as Engineering, MBBS, Architecture, Design, integrated LLB, and others, from renowned institutes with NAAC/NIRF accreditation, will receive an annual scholarship amount of Rs. 1.5 lakh*. This scholarship will cover their educational expenses until they complete their graduation degree.

Last date

  • Application start date: 12th July, 2023
  • Application deadline: 30th September, 2023


Scholarship amount of Rs. 1.5 lakh* per year will be given to each selected scholar till completion of her professional graduation course/degree. The scholarship amount under Kotak Kanya Scholarship 2023 should be utilized to cover academic expenses, including tuition fees, hostel fees, internet, transportation,  laptop, books and stationery.


  • Open for meritorious girl students across India
  • Applicants must have scored 85% or more marks or equivalent CGPA in Class 12 board examinations
  • Applicant’s annual family income must be below INR. 6,00,000 (Rupees Six Lakh)
  • Meritorious girl students who have secured admission to first-year graduation programs in the Academic Year – 2023 from institute of repute (NIRF/NAAC accredited) for professional graduation courses like Engineering I MBBS I Integrated LLB (5 years) or other professional courses (Design, Architecture, etc.)


  • Mark sheet of previous qualifying examination (Class 12)
  • Income proof of parents/guardians
  • ITR of parents for FY 2022-23 (if available)
  • Fee structure (for academic year 2023-24)
  • Bonafide student certificate/letter from college
  • College seat allocation document
  • College entrance examination score card
  • Aadhaar card
  • Bank passbook
  • A passport-size photograph
  • Disability certificate (if applicable)
  • Death certificate of parent (for single parent/orphan candidates) 

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