Scholarship- SC /ST Students
Students belonging to scheduled castes / tribes should also pay full tuition Programme fee and other fee to the university. Such students of Karnataka who are unemployed or family annual income of less than 1,00,000 have to submit their application for reimbursement of Programme\Tuition fee immediately after the admission are approved by the university. The university will send a list of all such students to the social welfare Department of district for variation and arranging reimbursement to the student .These Scholarship are available to unemployed students only.

Backward Classes Students
Students belonging to backward classes should also pay full Tuition/Programme fee and other fees to university. Such students of Karnataka who are unemployed or have family annual income of less than Rs. 11,000/- have to submit their application for reimbursement of Tuition/Programme fee immediately after the admission are approved by the University.The University will send a list of all such students to the backward class and minority department, of the district for verification and arranging reimbursement .Ones its received from the Government the same shall be reimbursed to the student (From enclosed as Annexure A)

Application Forms for refund of fees are available at the following Address. Co-ordinator SC/ST and ODBC Cell, Karnataka State Open University, Manasagangothri, Mysore -06 Karnataka.

Handicapped Students
For Physically challenged, the scholarship is available to those students whose parents do not have income of more than Rs. 5,000/- per month. The scholarship is 1,200/- per month.

Contact Address
Application Forms for refund of fees are available at the flowing Address.
Co-ordinator, SC/ST and OBC Cell, Karnataka State Open University,
Manasagangothri , Mysore -06, Karnataka