UP Scholarship 2021 Status – Online Application Form, Dates and Eligibility

UP Scholarship 2020-21 – The scholarships in UP are meant for students who are part of the northern state’s humungous education system, which boasts of more than 2 lakh schools and over 60 universities.  Aimed at providing financial support to students at different levels of education in the state, the Uttar Pradesh (UP) Scholarship includes multiple pre-matric and post-matric schemes for SC/ST/OBC/Minority/General category candidates.

What these scholarships contain for you? How and when can you apply for them? This article covers every significant detail about each UP scholarship, including their estimated application period, eligibility criteria, the application process, award details, and more. Go ahead to pursue your dream academic career with these scholarships.

Latest Update: The application correction window for UP Post-Matric Scholarships is now open. The correction can be made from 3rd February 2021 to 10th February 2021. Read further to know more.

Important Instruction: All applicants of UP Pre-Matric and UP Post-Matric Scholarships are hereby informed that they should make sure their bank account is linked with their Aadhaar number.

UP Scholarship – An Overview

Particulars Details*
Application timeline for UP Pre-Matric Scholarships 24 July 2020 to 12 October 2020Extended till 21 January 2021
Application timeline for UP Post-Matric Scholarships 1 August 2020 to 5 November 2020Extended till 10 January 2021
Timeline for correction of UP Pre-Matric Scholarships 25 February 2021 to 06 March 2021
Timeline for correction of UP Post-Matric Scholarships 03 February 2021 to 10 February 2021(For SC Students – 03 February 2021 to 06 February 2021)
Disbursement of scholarship 27 March 2021 (for Pre-Matric Scholarships)25 March 2021 (for Post-Matric Scholarships)

*The dates mentioned are applicable for the academic year 2020-21. It may change every year at the discretion of the scholarship provider.

Other Important Dates

Particulars For Pre-Matric Scholarship For Post-Matric Scholarship
Last date to submit the hard copy of filled in application form along with necessary documents to the institution Within 6 days of online application submission. Till 27 January 2021* Within 4 days of online application submission. Till 14 January 2021*
Online verification of applications received by the institutions 25 July 2020 to 02 February 2021* 2 August 2020 to 21 January 2021*

*The dates mentioned are applicable for the academic year 2020-21. It may change every year at the discretion of the scholarship provider.

UP Scholarship – Pre Matric Class 9-10

उ0प्र0 में कक्षा 9-10 सत्र 2020-21 में अध्ययनरत छात्र/छात्राओं के लिए ऑनलाइन रजिस्ट्रेशन फॉर्म

Registration Start From: 24-07-2020
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Please Start Pre Matric Registration by using the below link as per your category

समाज कल्याण विभाग उ0प्र0 (For ST, SC, General Category) (Fresh & Renewal)

पिछड़ा वर्ग कल्याण विभाग उ0प्र0 (For OBC Category) (Fresh & Renewal)

अल्प-संख्यक कल्याण विभाग उ0प्र0 (For Minority Category) (Fresh & Renewal)

UP Scholarship – Post-Matric Inter Class 11-12

दशमोत्तर छात्रवृत्ति व शुल्क प्रतिपूर्ति सत्र-2020-21 (उ0प्र0 में कक्षा 11-12 में अध्ययनरत छात्र/छात्राओं (Fresh Student)के लिए ऑनलाइन रजिस्ट्रेशन फॉर्म)

Registration Start From: 01-08-2020
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समाज कल्याण विभाग उ0प्र0 (For ST, SC, General Category) (Fresh & Renewal)

UP Scholarship – Post-Matric Other than Inter

दशमोत्तर छात्रवृत्ति व शुल्क प्रतिपूर्ति सत्र-2020-21 (उ0प्र0 में अध्ययनरत (कक्षा 11-12 के अतिरिक्त)छात्र/छात्राओं(Fresh Student) के लिए ऑनलाइन रजिस्ट्रेशन फॉर्म)

Registration Start From: 01-08-2020
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Please Start Registration by using the below link as per your category

समाज कल्याण विभाग उ0प्र0 (For ST, SC, General Category) (Fresh & Renewal)

पिछड़ा वर्ग कल्याण विभाग उ0प्र0 (For OBC Category) (Fresh & Renewal)

अल्प-संख्यक कल्याण विभाग उ0प्र0 (For Minority Category) (Fresh & Renewal)

UP Scholarship – Post-Matric Out Side State

दशमोत्तर छात्रवृत्ति व शुल्क प्रतिपूर्ति सत्र-2020-21 (उ0प्र0 के बाहर अन्य प्रदेश में अध्ययनरत उ0प्र0 के (कक्षा 11-12 के अतिरिक्त) छात्र/छात्राओं (Fresh Student) के लिए ऑनलाइन रजिस्ट्रेशन फॉर्म

Registration Start From: 01-08-2020
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समाज कल्याण विभाग उ0प्र0 (For ST, SC, General Category) (Fresh)

समाज कल्याण विभाग उ0प्र0 (For ST, SC, General Category) (Renewal)

UP Scholarship – The Complete List

Which are the UP scholarships for which you can apply? Who offers these scholarships? When is the right time to apply for these scholarships? These are some common questions that may occur in your mind if you are looking for a scholarship to fund your education further.

The table given below contains a detailed list of all UP scholarships and their provider names and the tentative application period. Apply for them during the specified time duration and stay advantaged to fulfil your academic dreams.

Detailed List of UP Scholarship Online Form 2020

Scholarship Name Provider Name Application Period*
Pre-matric Scholarship For ST/SC/General Category, Uttar Pradesh Social Welfare Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh July to December
Post matric Intermediate Scholarship For ST/SC/General Category, Uttar Pradesh Social Welfare Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh July to December
Post matric (Other than Intermediate) Scholarship for ST, SC, General Category, Uttar Pradesh Social Welfare Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh July to December
Post matric Other State Scholarship for ST, SC, General Category, Uttar Pradesh Social Welfare Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh July to December
Pre-Matric Scholarship for Minorities, Uttar Pradesh Minority Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh July to December
Post matric (Other Than Intermediate) Scholarship for Minorities, Uttar Pradesh Minority Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh July to December
Post matric Intermediate Scholarship for Minorities, Uttar Pradesh Minority Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh July to December
Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students, Uttar Pradesh Backward Class Welfare Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh July to December
Post matric Intermediate Scholarship for OBC Students, Uttar Pradesh Backward Class Welfare Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh July to December
Post matric (Other Than Intermediate) Scholarship for OBC, Uttar Pradesh Backward Class Welfare Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh July to December

*The application period mentioned above is tentative, which may change at the scholarship provider’s discretion.

UP Scholarship – Key Eligibility

When you are aware of all the UP scholarships, you must be further willing to know their respective eligibility conditions. Of course, every scholarship has its own set of eligibility criteria that you need to fulfil. There is one such criterion applicable for all such scholarships, i.e., you need to be a permanent resident of Uttar Pradesh (UP), or you should hold a domicile of UP.

What are the academic qualifications required for a UP scholarship? How much family income limit is covered under these schemes? Get to know detailed eligibility criteria for all these scholarships in the table given below.

Detailed eligibility criteria of Uttar Pradesh scholarship 2020

Scholarship Name Eligibility Criteria
Pre-matric Scholarship For ST/SC/General Category, Uttar Pradesh The scholarship is applicable for students of class 9th and 10th who belong to the SC/ST/General category. The annual income of the family should not exceed INR 1 Lakh.
Post matric Intermediate Scholarship For ST/SC/General Category, Uttar Pradesh The scholarship is applicable for students of the SC/ST/General category studying in class 11th and 12thThe family’s annual income should not exceed INR 2 Lakh (for General candidates) and INR 2.5 Lakh (for SC/ST candidates) from all sources.
Post matric (Other than Intermediate) Scholarship for ST, SC, General Category, Uttar Pradesh The scholarship is applicable for students of SC/ST/General category studying at graduation, postgraduation, PhD or higher level. The family’s annual income should not exceed INR 2 Lakh (for General candidates) and INR 2.5 Lakh (for SC/ST candidates) from all sources.
Post matric Other State Scholarship for ST, SC, General Category, Uttar Pradesh The scholarship is applicable for students of the SC/ST/General category studying in class 11th or above. The family’s annual income should not exceed INR 2 Lakh (for General candidates) and INR 2.5 Lakh (for SC/ST candidates) from all sources.
Pre-Matric Scholarship for Minorities, Uttar Pradesh The scholarship is applicable for minority community students who are studying in class 9th or 10thThe annual income of the family should not exceed INR 1 Lakh from all sources.
Post matric (Other Than Intermediate) Scholarship for Minorities, Uttar Pradesh The scholarship is applicable for minority community students studying at graduation, postgraduation, PhD or higher level. The annual income of the family should not exceed INR 2 Lakh from all sources.
Post matric Intermediate Scholarship for Minorities, Uttar Pradesh The minority community students studying in class 11th and 12th can apply for the scholarship. The annual income of the family should not exceed INR 2 Lakh from all sources.
Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students, Uttar Pradesh The OBC category students studying in class 9th and 10th can apply for this scholarship. The annual income of the family should not exceed INR 1 Lakh from all sources.
Post matric Intermediate Scholarship for OBC Students, Uttar Pradesh The OBC category students studying in class 11th and 12th can apply for this scholarship. The annual income of the family should not exceed INR 2 Lakh from all sources.
Post matric (Other Than Intermediate) Scholarship for OBC, Uttar Pradesh The OBC category students studying at graduation, postgraduation, PhD or higher level can apply for the scholarship. The annual income of the family should not be more than INR 2 Lakh from all sources.

UP Scholarship – Step-By-Step Application Guide

What are the steps to be followed to apply for any UP scholarship 2020? Where can you apply for these scholarships? The answer to these questions is addressed in this section. To ease out the application process, Uttar Pradesh’s government has launched its online system for scholarship and fee reimbursement.

All the eligible students can apply for the respective scholarships through this online system only during the prescribed application tenure. Here is a brief detail about the application process that you need to follow to apply for any of the UP government scholarships.

Step 1: New student registration

  • Visit the UP Government’s Scholarship and Fee Reimbursement Online System.
  • Click on the “Student” section and select “New Registration”.
  • Select the scholarship for which you want to apply.
  • Fill in all mandatory details that are marked with an *.
  • Click on “Submit” to register.
  • Take the print out of the registration slip for future references.

Step 2: Student Login

Once registered, click on the “Student” section and select the “Fresh Login” option for fresh applications and the “Renewal Login” option for renewal applications as per the scholarship you are applying for.

  • Log in using your registration number, date of birth and password.
  • You will be directed to a page containing important instructions regarding form filling.
  • Read all instructions carefully and tick on the box given at the end of the page and click “Proceed”.

Step 3: Filling the scholarship application

  • The moment you click on the “Proceed” button, you will be directed to the user dashboard.
  • Click on the “Fill in the application form” section.
  • Fill in further details in the scholarship application form.
  • Click on submit.

Step 4: Upload all supporting documents.

Once you click on submit after filling the application form, you need to upload your photograph and other supporting documents.

Step 5: Final submission online

Before heading on to make the final submission of the application form, the applicants must go through every information filled carefully to avoid any kind of discrepancy afterwards. Also, there is no provision of making changes to the applicant’s information once you finally submit the application form.

Step 6: Submission of form at the respective educational institution

After the final submission of the scholarship application form, the applicants must take the print out of the form and submit it along with other supporting documents to their respective educational institutions.

UP Scholarship – Key Documents Required

While applying for any UP scholarship 2020, you need to support your application with key documents like –

  • Residential proof like ration card, aadhaar card, voter ID, driving license or PAN card
  • Passport size photograph of the applicant
  • Caste certificate (if applicable)
  • Income certificate
  • Domicile certificate
  • Student ID proof
  • Mark sheets of the qualifying examination
  • Current year fee receipt/admission letter
  • Bank passbook of the student

The applications with no supporting documents will be considered invalid. Thus, the students need to ensure that they provide all required documents in the specified format and size.

UP Scholarship – Status

Despite the key feature of the scholarship application, the UP scholarship portal also allows its users to check the scholarship’s status. Whether you are a fresh applicant or applying for a renewal, you can track your application online through its dedicated online system. While the fresh applicants can simply log-in to their respective dashboards for current application status, the existing users can track their previous year’s application through the “Status” section.

UP Scholarship – Rewards

What is the amount of financial assistance that you can receive under these scholarships? Expenses that can be covered with the help of these scholarships? What are the conditions based on which the awards are decided? The answers to all these questions are covered in this section. The financial aid rendered to students majorly depends on your respective financial need. Also, some scholarships consider academic merit for the disbursal of scholarships. Furthermore, the amount of scholarship that the students will receive is given in the table below.

Award details of Uttar Pradesh scholarship 2020

Scholarship Name Award Details
Pre-matric Scholarship For ST/SC/General Category, Uttar Pradesh Variable financial award
Post matric Intermediate Scholarship For ST/SC/General Category, Uttar Pradesh Variable financial award
Post matric (Other than Intermediate) Scholarship for ST, SC, General Category, Uttar Pradesh Variable financial award
Post matric Other State Scholarship for ST, SC, General Category, Uttar Pradesh Variable financial award
Pre-Matric Scholarship for Minorities, Uttar Pradesh Variable financial award
Post matric (Other Than Intermediate) Scholarship for Minorities, Uttar Pradesh Variable financial award
Post matric Intermediate Scholarship for Minorities, Uttar Pradesh Variable financial award
Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students, Uttar Pradesh Variable financial award
Post matric Intermediate Scholarship for OBC Students, Uttar Pradesh Variable financial award
Post matric (Other Than Intermediate) Scholarship for OBC, Uttar Pradesh Variable financial award

UP Scholarship – Summary

The table given below provides a detailed summary of UP scholarships for the academic year 2020-21.

Scholarships Registrations Final Submissions Forwarded by Institution
Post-Matric other than 11-12 17,55,617 5,71,404 41,038
Post-Matric for Class 11-12 17,07,050 8,06,691 1,07,495
Pre-Matric for Class 9-10 22,64,939 14,96,361 4,94,660
Total 57,27,606 28,74,456 6,43,193

UP Scholarship – QnA

✔️ What is a UP scholarship?

A UP scholarship supports the education of students who are domiciled in Uttar Pradesh (UP). Both pre-matric and post-matric scholarships are available for student belonging to SC/ ST/ OBC/ General categories. The Minority Welfare Department offers the scholarships included under this umbrella, Backward Classes Welfare Department, Tribal Welfare Department and Samaj Kalyan Vibhag.

✔️ Who is eligible for the UP scholarship?

The eligibility criteria for each UP scholarship may vary. However, the common criteria for all the scholarships are that they are applicable for students who are domiciled in Uttar Pradesh state. These scholarships are applicable for students belonging to General, SC, ST, OBC and Minority community students. While the pre-matric scholarship is meant for Class 9 and 10, the post-matric scholarships are meant for students of Class 11 onwards. To get detailed eligibility criteria for each scholarship, refer to the ‘Key Eligibility’ section for more details.

✔️ Can a general category student avail of these scholarships?

Yes, students belonging to the general category can also avail the benefits under UP scholarships.

✔️ What is the amount of financial assistance given to students under these Sarkari scholarship schemes?

The UP government does not specify the amount of scholarship it will render to students. The scholarship amount varies based on the class and category to which the students belong.

✔️ How to apply for a scholarship in UP?

The applications for all scholarships offered by the UP government can be made online through its Scholarship and Fee Reimbursement Online System named ‘Saksham’.

✔️ What are the documents required to apply for a UP Scholarship?

While applying for a UP scholarship, the applicants need to provide certain documents supporting their application. Refer to the ‘UP Scholarship – Key Documents Required’ section for detailed information.

✔️ If a student having a UP domicile is studying outside the state, can he/she apply for any Sarkari scholarship?

Yes, there are scholarships that students with UP domicile can apply for pursuing studies outside the state. Refer to the eligibility criteria of each scholarship before applying.

✔️ Is the scholarship offered by the UP government only for UP board students?

Students studying at any recognised school/college/institution in UP can apply for scholarships.

✔️ How many students can avail benefits under UP scholarship schemes?

All students who fulfil the eligibility criteria for the scholarships can avail benefits under these schemes.

✔️ How to check the application status for UP scholarships 2021?

The students who have applied for a scholarship can check their application status online through the official scholarship portal. Refer to the ‘UP Scholarship – Status’ section for more details.

✔️ How to find the registration number of the UP scholarship?

The students can find their UP scholarship registration number once they register on the official scholarship portal. The students are advised to take the print out of their registration slip for future reference. Besides this, the students also receive a confirmation mail on their registered email containing their registration number.

✔️ When will UP Scholarship 2021 come?

A. The Government of Uttar Pradesh generally announces the UP scholarship in July/August every year. To get the latest updates on Sarkari Scholarship 2021, the students are advised to visit the official scholarship portal.

UP Scholarship: Contact Details

In case you come across any query related to scholarships, their application, status and more, feel free to contact on the below-given helpline numbers.

For Backward Classes Welfare – 18001805131

For Minority Welfare – 18001805229

List of State Scholarship portal are as follows:

Scholarships for Uttar Pradesh
UP Scholarship
Scholarships for Maharashtra
Mahadbt
Post Matric Scholarships disbursements through ePass
Epass Scholarship
Jnanabhumi online portal of Government of Andhra Pradesh
Jnanabhumi
scholarship portal of Jharkhand
E Kalyan Scholarship
Government of Madhya Pradesh, MP scholarships
MP Scholarship
Karnataka education board, ePASS Karnataka
Epass Karnataka Scholarship
TS epass scholarship is offering by Telangana Govt
Telangana Epass
Scholarship Portal Government of Punjab
Punjab Scholarship
E-Grantz portal, Government of Kerala
E Grantz
Minorities under Government of Karnataka, GOKDOM
Gokdom
Oasis scholarship portal, West Bengal scholarships
Oasis Scholarship
Chhattisgarh Scholarship Portal
CG Scholarship Portal
SJE Rajasthan Scholarship Portal, Government of Rajasthan
SJE Scholarship
Digital Gujarat Scholarship, Government of Gujarat.
Gujarat Scholarship
HP ePass scholarship portal, Himachal Pradesh
HP Epass Scholarship
West Bengal Scholarship Schemes, West Bengal
West Bengal Scholarship
Government of Bihar Post-Matric scholarship SC/ST/BC/EBC
Bihar Scholarship
Scholarship for BC, MBC and Minorities, Govt of TamilNadu
TN Scholarship

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