UP Scholarships are aimed at providing economic support to scholars who are a part of the broad education system in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh. The scholarship is offered to more than 2 lakh schools and 60+ universities and stands the pillar of empowerment for the students who are facing financial challenges. UP Scholarship vary from pre-matric and post-matric schemes for SC/ST/OBC/Minority/General category candidates.

This article covers details on estimated application period, eligibility criteria, the application process, award details and more inside information on UP Scholarships. Every student must know about these scholarships and eligible candidates should never lose the opportunity to avail the scholarship at any costs.

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UP Scholarship 2020 Important Dates and Details:

This section of the article gives you a clear idea on the dates from the time of application to the time of availing of scholarship. The applicants should be fully aware of the important dates so that they can do necessary things while applying for the scholarship. The applicant should keep track of the dates for submission of hard copy of documents, so that he/she can complete the scholarship application procedures.

Particulars Details
Application timeline for UP Post-Matric Scholarships 1 August 2020 - 5 November 2020
Timeline for correction of UP Pre-Matric Scholarships 13 November 2020 - 25 November 2020
Timeline for correction of UP Post-Matric Scholarships 11 December 2020 - 21 December 2020
Disbursement of scholarship: For Pre-Matric Scholarships

For Pre-Matric Scholarships- 5 January 2021

Post-Matric Scholarships- 25 January 2021

Last date to submit the hard copy of filled in application form along with necessary documents to the institution

Pre-Matric Scholarship: Till 19 October 2020

Post-Matric Scholarship: Till 12 November 2020

Online verification of applications received by the institutions 

 Pre-Matric Scholarship: 25 July 2020 - 28 October 2020

Post-Matric Scholarship: 2 August 2020 -19 November 2020

 List of UP Scholarship

The UP Scholarships are divided into wide sectors. These scholarships are granted by the Uttar Pradesh Government for scholars who are in need of financial assistance. The schemes are divided into Pre-matric and Post-matric categories and is applicable to SC,ST and General Categories of candidates.

  1. Pre-matric Scholarship For ST/SC/General Category, Uttar Pradesh
  2. Post matric Intermediate Scholarship For ST/SC/General Category, Uttar Pradesh
  3. Post matric (Other than Intermediate) Scholarship for ST, SC, General Category, Uttar Pradesh
  4. Post matric Other State Scholarship for ST, SC, General Category, Uttar Pradesh
  5. Pre-Matric Scholarship for Minorities, Uttar Pradesh
  6. Post matric (Other Than Intermediate) Scholarship for Minorities, Uttar Pradesh
  7. Post matric Intermediate Scholarship for Minorities, Uttar Pradesh
  8. Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students, Uttar Pradesh
  9. Post matric Intermediate Scholarship for OBC Students, Uttar Pradesh
  10. Post matric (Other Than Intermediate) Scholarship for OBC, Uttar Pradesh

What are the Key Eligibility Criteria for UP Scholarship?

The UP Scholarship 2020 is offered only for scholars residing permanently in Uttar Pradesh (UP) or should hold a domicile of UP. If the candidate qualifies this criterion then he/she should get to know about the set of eligibility criteria for every scholarship coming under UP Scholarships, which are given below.

Scholarship Name Eligibility Criteria
Pre-matric Scholarship For ST/SC/General Category, Uttar Pradesh Students of class 9th and 10th who belong to 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 Students of SC/ST/General category who are studying in class 11th and 12th.The annual income of the family 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 Students of SC/ST/General category who are studying at graduation, postgraduation, PhD or higher level.The annual income of the family 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 Students of SC/ST/General category who are studying in class 11th or above.The annual income of the family 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 Minority community students who are studying in class 9th or 10th.The annual income of the family should not exceed INR 1 Lakh from all sources.
Post matric (Other Than Intermediate) Scholarship for Minorities, Uttar Pradesh Minority community students who are 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 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 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 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 OBC category 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.

How to apply for UP Scholarships?

Every candidate will be knowing about various scholarships and rewards associated with it, but they will be completely confused about the application process and the steps involved in this process. The UP Scholarship application process is made online to reduce the difficulties faced by the candidates. The online system is more efficient in carrying out the admission process and helps in easy fee reimbursements. The candidates should go through the eligibility criteria thoroughly before starting the admission process. Follow these steps for successfully completing the application procedure:

Step 1: New Applicant Registration

  • For the application process the candidate should visit the UP Government’s Scholarship and Fee Reimbursement Online System.
  • There will be a “Student” section, click on it and select “New Registration”.
  • The candidates are asked to select the scholarship for which he/she want to apply and fill in all mandatory details that are marked with an *.
  • Click on submit and take a printout of the application for future reference.

Step 2 : Applicant Login

  1. After the registration is complete the students can log in using their registration number, date of birth and password.
  2. The applicant will be directed to a page containing important guidelines for proper form filling.
  3. After getting a thorough understanding the applicant should click on proceed button.
  4. After clicking the proceed button the applicant will be redirected to the`dashboard where he/she should click on “Fill in application form” section.
  5. Complete all the necessary details and click on submit to finalize the application.

 Step 3 : Finalizing scholarship application

  1.  After the successful filling of the form, the candidate should upload the photographs and supporting documents.
  2. Check all the details are correct before the final submission.
  3. Inorder to submit the forms to the respective institutions the candidate should take the printout of the application form, which can be also used for future references.

Documents required for UP Scholarship Application

In the registration procedure, we discussed about the uploading of the supporting documents. The candidate should be aware of the various supporting documents that are needed to complete the UP scholarship registration smoothly. 

The documents include:

  • 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
  • Present year of candidate’s education institute fee receipt/admission letter
  • Bank passbook of the applicant

UP Scholarship Rewards

The UP government does not specify the amount of scholarship it will provide to applicants. The scholarship amount alters based on the class and category to which the candidates belong. The amount is variable for different categories of scholarships. There are some scholarships that consider academic merit of candidates before the provision. These scholarships are issued by the government for empowering the bright minds of the Nation. 

Categories Awards

Minority Department Fellowship amount for Day Scholars

₹ 6,600

Minority Department Fellowship amount for Hostellers

₹ 14,400

Samaj Kalyan Department (General/ SC/ ST/OBC) scholarship reward for Day Scholars

₹ 6,600

Samaj Kalyan Department (General/ SC/ ST/OBC) scholarship reward for Hostellers

₹ 14,400

Minority Department Fellowship grant for Day Scholars

 ₹ 25,000

Minority Department Fellowship grant for Hostellers

 ₹ 29,000



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