Amar Ujala Scholarship

Key Information

Conducted By Amar Ujala Foundation
Eligibility Candidates from class IX to class XII
Region India
Rewards Up to INR 50,000
Last Date of Application August 31, 2021

The Amar Ujala Foundation awards the Atul Maheshwari Scholarship which is a merit-cum-means scholarship that provides financial assistance to the economically disadvantaged students who are pursuing education from government institutions. The primary aim of the scholarship is to provide a bright future to students who are facing a critical financial situation in their life. A total of 38 students benefit from the scholarship every year. The candidates are required to clear a written test and a round of interviews to be able to avail of the scholarship. The application period for the Atul Maheshwari Scholarship is from July to August every year. The last date mentioned above is tentative and is subject to change at the provider's discretion.

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 Amar Ujala Scholarship Eligibility Criteria:

The Amar Ujala merit-cum-means scholarship is provided to the economically weak students studying in government schools/ colleges. The other eligibility criteria to be fulfilled for the scholarship application and the states/ cities in which the examination takes place are listed below:

  1. The applicant should be pursuing education from Class 9 to Class 12 to be eligible for the scholarship.
  2. He/ she should have scored at least 60% marks in the last qualifying examination.
  3. The candidate should be an Indian national.
  4. He/ she should belong to Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Chandigarh, Punjab, Haryana, or Uttarakhand state.
  5. The annual family income of the applicant should not exceed INR 1,50,000 from all sources.

States/ Cities in which Amar Ujala Examination is held:

States Cities


  • Haridwar, Roorkee, Dehradun, Kotdwar, Haldwani, Almora 

Himachal Pradesh

  • Dharamshala, Sirmaur, Shimla, Chamba, Mandi


  • Karnal, Rewari, Hisar, Rohtak, Faridabad

Uttar Pradesh

  • Aligarh, Bijnor, Jhansi, Muzzafarnagar, Lalitpur, Saharanpur, Bareilly, Allahabad, Lucknow, Farrukhabad, Buland, Basti, Gonda, Kanpur, Etawah, Farrukhabad, Agra, Gorakhpur, Faizabad, Shahjahanpur, Deoria, Banda, Jalaun, Rampur, Varanasi, Robertsganj, Ghazipur, Amroha

Jammu and Kashmir

  • Jammu, Udhampur


  • Chandigarh


  • Jalandhar

Amar Ujala Scholarship Rewards and Benefits:

The students selected through the merit test receive the scholarship from Amar Ujala Foundation. A total of 36 scholars are awarded the scholarship with 18 students from Class 9 & Class 10 and 18 students from Class 11 & Class 12. 2 blind students from Class 10 and Class 12 are also provided financial aid to help complete their education. The other scholarship benefits are given below:

S No. Education Level Scholarship Benefits


Class 9 and Class 10 Students

  • A scholarship amount of INR 30,000 is granted to each selected candidate.


Class 11 and Class 12 Students

  • A scholarship amount of INR 50,000 is granted to each selected candidate.


Class 10 and Class 12 Blind Students

  • A scholarship amount of INR 30,000 is awarded to 1 blind student from Class 10.
  • A scholarship amount of INR 50,000 is awarded to 1 blind student from Class 12.

Amar Ujala Scholarship Application Process:

The Amar Ujala scholarship application is done online through the Amar Ujala web portal. The Amar Ujala Foundation scholarship form is accessed and submitted online. The step by step application process is given below:

  • Interested applicants should visit the ‘Atul Maheshwari Scholarship’ page on the Amar Ujala Foundation online portal.
  • He/ she should click on the ‘New Here? Sign Up’ and sign up as a new user.
  • The candidate should create an account by entering details such as name, email ID, and password.
  • A confirmation link is sent to the applicants’ registered email address and he/ she should click the link to validate the new user account.
  • The candidate should now sign in to the portal to access the Amar Ujala scholarship application form.
  • The applicant should enter all the required details in the application form.
  • Finally, the candidate should upload all the supporting documents and ‘Submit’ the Amar Ujala scholarship application form to complete the application process.

Amar Ujala Scholarship Documents Required:

The important documents to be uploaded along with the Amar Ujala scholarship application form are given below:

  1. Passport size photograph of the applicant
  2. Mark sheet of the last qualifying examination
  3. Candidates’ Domicile certificate such as Aadhar card, Ration card or School ID card

Amar Ujala Scholarship Terms and Conditions:

The terms and conditions to be fulfilled to apply for the Amar Ujala scholarship are listed below:

  • The blind applicants selected under the merit-cum-means scholarship should be pursuing education in one class below. 
  • The blind students can attend the written test with an assistant.
  • The applicant should submit only one email ID and mobile number along with one scholarship application.
  • The size of the supporting documents which are uploaded along with the application form should be more than 1 MB in size.
  • All the eligible candidates selected for the written test should carry his/ her admit card to the allocated exam venue.
  • The admit card is sent to the candidates through email.
  • The students are given an option to choose their exam center from a list of 57 cities.
  • The scholars are selected based on performance and marks obtained in the written exam.
  • All the38 final selected students are invited to Delhi for the felicitation ceremony where the scholarships are distributed.

Contact Details:

  • Address: Amar Ujala Foundation,
    C-21/22, Sector-59,
    Noida, UP-201301, India
  • Contact Number: 0120 - 4694138, 4694250
  • Email ID: [email protected]

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