UP Scholarship 2021

Key Information

Conducted By The State Government of Uttar Pradesh
Eligibility Students studying Class 9 to PhD level or above
Region Uttar Pradesh
Rewards Variable monetary rewards
Last Date of Application November 30, 2021

UP scholarship is granted to students domiciled in Uttar Pradesh and studying class 9 or above. The state is home to over 2 lakh schools and 60 universities. The UP scholarship 2021 offers financial assistance through various pre-matric and post-matric schemes for the SC/ ST/ OBC/ minority and general categories. The tentative last date to apply for the post-matric UP scholarship is November 30th, 2021.

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UP Scholarship Provider Details

The subsidiary departments under the state government of Uttar Pradesh offer the UP scholarship to deserving students aspiring to pursue higher education. They provide various UP scholarship schemes to students from reserved categories studying in different class levels. Tabulated below are the details of the schemes and the subsidiary departments that provide them:

UP Scholarship Schemes Scheme Providers
Pre-Matric UP Scholarship for SC/ ST/ General Category Social Welfare Department
Pre-Matric UP Scholarship for Minorities Minority Department
Pre-Matric UP Scholarship for OBC Backward Class Welfare Department
Post-Matric Intermediate UP Scholarship for SC/ ST/ General Category Social Welfare Department
Post-Matric Intermediate UP Scholarship for Minorities Minority Department
Post-Matric Intermediate UP Scholarship for OBC Backward Class Welfare Department
Post-Matric (Other than Intermediate) UP Scholarship for SC/ ST/ General Category Social Welfare Department
Post-Matric (Other than Intermediate) UP Scholarship for Minorities Minority Department
Post-Matric (Other than Intermediate) UP Scholarship for OBC Backward Class Welfare Department
Post-Matric (Other State) UP Scholarship for SC/ ST/ General Category Social Welfare Department

UP Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

The UP government scholarship is exclusively available to the domiciles of Uttar Pradesh. Interested students studying at recognised institutions and meeting all requirements can apply to these schemes on the official portal. Tabulated below are the details of the UP scholarship eligibility criteria for different schemes:

UP Scholarship Scheme Eligibility Criteria
Pre-Matric UP Scholarship for SC/ ST/ General Category 
  • Candidates should be in Class 9 / Class 10.
  • They should belong to the SC/ ST/ General category.
  • The annual family income should not be over INR 1,00,000.
Pre-Matric UP Scholarship for Minorities 
  • The applicants should belong to the minority category.
  • They should be pursuing graduation/ postgraduation/ PhD (or higher) studies.
  • The annual family income should not exceed INR 2,00,000.
Pre-Matric UP Scholarship for OBC
  • The applicants should be enrolled in Class 9/ Class 10.
  • They should belong to the OBC category.
  • The annual family income should not exceed INR 1,00,000.
Post-Matric Intermediate UP Scholarship for SC/ ST/ General Category
  • Candidates should have enrolled in Class 11 or 12.
  • They should belong to the SC/ ST/ General category.
  • The applicant's family income should not exceed INR 2,00,000 per annum (for the General category) and INR 2,50,000 per annum (for SC/ ST category).
Post-Matric Intermediate UP Scholarship for Minorities
  • The students in Class 11/ Class 12 can apply to this UP scholarship scheme.
  • They should belong to the minority category.
  • The annual family income should exceed INR 2,00,000.
Post-Matric Intermediate UP Scholarship for OBC
  • The applicants should be pursuing Class 11/ Class 12.
  • They should belong to the OBC category.
  • The annual family income should not exceed INR 2,00,000.
Post-Matric (Other than Intermediate) UP Scholarship - SC/ ST/ General Category
  • Students should belong to the SC/ ST/ General category.
  • They should be pursuing a graduation/ postgraduation/ PhD (or higher studies).
  • The annual family income should not exceed INR 2,00,000 (for the General category) and INR 2,50,000 (SC/ ST).
Post-Matric (Other than Intermediate) UP Scholarship for Minorities
  • Applicants should pursue a graduation/ postgraduation/ PhD or higher education.
  • They should belong to the Minority category.
  • Their family income should exceed INR 2,00,000 per annum.
Post-Matric (Other than Intermediate) UP Scholarship for OBC
  • Students studying graduation/ postgraduation/ PhD or higher degree can apply.
  • They should belong to the OBC category.
  • The annual family income should not exceed INR 2,00,000.
Post-Matric (Other State) UP Scholarship for SC/ ST/ General category
  • Candidates studying Class 11 or higher can apply to this UP government scholarship scheme.
  • They should belong to the SC/ ST/ General category.
  • The annual family income should not be more than INR 2,00,000 (for the General category) and INR 2,50,000 (SC/ ST).

UP Scholarship Rewards and Benefits

The government rewards the selected students based on the allotted UP scholarship scheme. Therefore, the UP scholarship amount is based on the student's category and educational level. The state government will disburse the amount directly to the candidate's bank account. Additionally, the applicants can track the UP scholarship status through the official portal. Given below are the benefits for the UP scholarship schemes:

UP Scholarship Scheme Rewards and Benefits
Pre-Matric UP Scholarship for SC/ ST/ General Category Variable financial award
Pre-Matric UP Scholarship for Minorities Variable financial award
Pre-Matric UP Scholarship for OBC Variable financial award
Post-Matric Intermediate UP Scholarship for SC/ ST/ General Category Variable financial award
Post-Matric Intermediate UP Scholarship for Minorities Variable financial award
Post-Matric Intermediate UP Scholarship for OBC Variable financial award
Post-Matric (Other than Intermediate) UP Scholarship for SC/ ST/ General Category Variable financial award
Post-Matric (Other than Intermediate) UP Scholarship for Minorities Variable financial award
Post-Matric (Other than Intermediate) UP Scholarship for OBC Variable financial award
Post-Matric (Other State) UP Scholarship for SC/ ST/ General Category Variable financial award

The candidates can submit the UP scholarship form 2021 and take a print-out of it from the official portal. In addition, the UP scholarship portal provides other unique features for the benefit of the students. Tabulated below are the direct links of the prominent features of the UP scholarship online portal:

Particulars Links
UP Scholarship Official Website Click here
UP Scholarship Pre-Matric Login (Fresh Candidates) Click here
UP Scholarship Renewal Login for Pre-Matric  Click here
UP Scholarship Post-Matric Login (Fresh Candidates) Click here
UP Scholarship Renewal Login for Post-Matric Click here
Fresh Registration of UP Scholarship Pre-Matric for SC/ST, OBC, Minority, and General  Click here
Renewal Registration of UP Scholarship Pre-Matric for SC/ST, OBC, Minority, and General  Click here
Fresh Registration of Post-Matric Intermediate for SC/ST, OBC, Minority, and General  Click here
Renewal Registration of Post-Matric Intermediate for SC/ST, OBC, Minority, and General  Click here
Fresh Registration of Post-Matric (Other than Intermediate) for SC/ST, OBC, Minority, and General  Click here
Renewal Registration of Post-Matric (Other than Intermediate) for SC/ST, OBC, Minority, and General  Click here

How to Apply for the UP Scholarship?

The candidates can access the UP scholarship form online through the official website. Those applying for the first time should complete the registration process. After registration, they will receive a UP scholarship login details. The candidates can log in with these credentials and access the UP scholarship form. Given below are the stepwise process to apply for the UP scholarship:

Step 1: Complete the UP Scholarship Registration Process

  • The applicants should visit the UP scholarship official website.
  • Next, they should go to the ‘Student’ section and choose ‘New Registration‘.
  • The applicants can now view the schemes available under the UP scholarship.
  • Next, they should select a suitable scheme and fill in the UP scholarship registration form.
  • After filing the registration form, they should click on ‘Submit’ and take a print-out of the registration slip for further reference.

Step 2 - UP Scholarship Login Process

After successful registration, the applicants will receive the UP scholarship login credentials. They should note the credentials and follow these steps to complete the login process:

  • The candidates should click on the ‘Student’ section and choose the ‘Fresh Login’ option for new applications.
    • Note: The applicants can provide the same credentials as the UP scholarship renewal login while applying for renewals. 
  • Next, they should log in to the portal by entering the UP scholarship login details (registration number, date of birth and password).
  • After logging in, a webpage is displayed with all the important instructions to fill the UP scholarship application form.
  • The candidates should read the instructions and click on ‘Proceed’.

Read more on UP Scholarship Login.

Step 3 - How to Fill the UP Scholarship Application Form?

  • After logging into the portal, the candidates are directed to the ‘User Dashboard’.
  • Next, they have to click on 'Fill in Application Form'.
  • Next, they should duly fill in the UP scholarship online form 2021 with the correct details.
  • After filling in the application form, the candidates should upload the required documents in the prescribed format.
  • Next, they should submit the UP scholarship form after cross-verifying the details.
  • Finally, the candidates should print out the completed UP scholarship form, attach the photocopies of the documents and submit them to their respective institutions.

UP Scholarship Correction

The candidates should ensure they provide correct details while filling in the UP scholarship form. However, a unique feature is available on the portal to correct the application forms after submission. The government will provide the UP scholarship correction services only for a limited time. Once the portal opens for correction, they should make the necessary changes and submit the edited application form within the UP scholarship correction deadline. 

Read more on UP Scholarship Correction.

UP Scholarship Status 

In addition, the UP scholarship portal allows the applicants to track the status of their applications in real-time. The fresh and renewal applicants can log into the portal and track the UP scholarship applications. The fresh applicants can view the UP scholarship status 2021 by logging in to their dashboards. In contrast, the existing candidates can go to the ‘Status' section on the UP scholarship portal to view the previous years’ applications. 

Read more on UP Scholarship Status.

Documents Required to Apply for the UP Scholarship

The candidates should upload scanned copies of the documents while filling the UP scholarship form. They should ensure the documents are in the prescribed format and contain factual and accurate information. Listed below are the documents required to apply for the UP scholarship:

  • Passport size photograph
  • Domicile certificate
  • Marks card of last qualifying examination
  • Family income certificate
  • Copy of bank passbook
  • Caste certificate
  • Proof of residence like Aadhar card/ Voter ID/ PAN card
  • Student ID proof
  • Fee receipt/ Admission letter

 

UP Scholarship Terms and Conditions

Listed below are the important terms and conditions of the UP scholarship:

  • UP scholarship is available to all students domiciled in UP, irrespective of their caste, such as SC/ ST/ OBC/ Minority/ General category.
  • They should provide all the details in the application form and attach supporting documents to avoid rejection of their UP scholarship application form.
  • The candidates should provide a valid contact number in the application form.
  • They should submit a hard copy of the application form and supporting documents to their respective institutions.
  • Only deserving students with good academic records are accepted for the scholarship.
  • They are encouraged to check the UP scholarship portal regularly to keep track of their application status.
  • The UP scholarship renewal process is done through the official portal.
  • The candidates are advised to check the UP scholarship portal regularly for the latest updates from the state government.

UP Scholarship Helpline Number

If the candidates have any queries regarding the UP scholarship, they can reach out to the helpdesk. Given below are the UP scholarship helpline numbers:

  • Contact number: 0522-2209270, 0522-2288861, 0522-2286199
  • Helpline toll-free number: 18001805131 (Backward Class Welfare), 18001805229 (Minority Welfare)

UP Scholarship 2021 FAQs

1.

What is the main eligibility criteria forĀ UP Scholarship?

The main eligibility criteria for all the schemes under the UP scholarship is that the applicant should be a permanent resident of Uttar Pradesh state and should be enrolled in a recognized school/ college.

2.

What are the rewards associated with UP Scholarship?

The rewards are variable financial provisions.

3.

What is the application period for UP Pre-matric scholarship for SC/ ST/ General category?

This is mainly done in months of July- September.

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