UP Scholarship 2020-21: Online Application Form, Dates, Eligibility, List

Key Information

Conducted By Government of Uttar Pradesh
Eligibility Students from Class 9 - PhD level or higher
Region Uttar Pradesh
Rewards Variable financial award based on education level and category
Last Date of Application January 10, 2021

UP scholarship is granted to the students of Uttar Pradesh state which has over 2 lakh schools and 60 universities to its credit. It is provided by the Government of Uttar Pradesh. The scholarship aims at providing financial aid in the form of various pre-matric and post-matric schemes for SC/ ST/ OBC/ Minority/ General category students at various education levels.

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UP Scholarship Provider Details

Different schemes under the UP scholarship are provided by different departments of the UP Government. The scholarship schemes and provider details for each scheme are listed below:

S No. Scholarship Scheme Scholarship Provider
1. UP Pre-matric scholarship for SC/ ST/ General category Social Welfare Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh
2. UP Pre-matric scholarship for Minorities Minority Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh
3. UP Pre-matric scholarship for OBC Backward Class Welfare Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh
4. UP Post-matric Intermediate scholarship for SC/ ST/ General category Social Welfare Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh
5. UP Post-matric Intermediate scholarship for Minorities Minority Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh
6. UP Post-matric Intermediate scholarship for OBC Backward Class Welfare Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh
7. UP Post-matric (Other than Intermediate) scholarship for SC/ ST/ General category Social Welfare Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh
8. UP Post-matric (Other than Intermediate) scholarship for Minorities Minority Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh
9. UP Post-matric (Other than Intermediate) scholarship for OBC Backward Class Welfare Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh
10. UP Post-matric (Other state) scholarship for SC/ ST/ General category Social Welfare Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh

UP Scholarship Status Check

The UP scholarship portal can also be used by students to check the status of their application. Both fresh applicants and renewal candidates can track their scholarship application on the UP government scholarship online system. New candidates should log in to their respective dashboards to view the status and existing candidates can go to the ‘Status' section to view the previous years’ application.

Important Links to Check the UP scholarship status

S No. Particulars Online Link
1. UP Scholarship application status for the previous academic year Check status
2. UP Pre-matric scholarship for the current academic year (Fresh applicant) Check status
3. UP Pre-matric scholarship for the current academic year (Renewal applicant) Check status
4. UP Post-matric intermediate scholarship for the current academic year (Fresh applicant) Check status
5. UP Post-matric intermediate scholarship for the current academic year (Renewal applicant) Check status
6. UP Post-matric (Other than intermediate) scholarship for the current academic year (Fresh applicant) Check status
7. UP Post-matric (Other than intermediate) scholarship for the current academic year (Renewal applicant) Check status

UP Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

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. The other scheme-specific eligibility criteria are listed as follows:

S No. Scholarship Scheme Eligibility Criteria
1. UP Pre-matric scholarship for SC/ ST/ General category 
  • Candidate should be enrolled in Class 9 / Class 10.
  • He/ she should belong to the SC/ ST/ General category.
  • The annual family income of the candidate should not exceed INR 1,00,000.
2. UP Pre-matric scholarship for Minorities 
  • Candidate should belong to the minority category.
  • Students studying graduation/ postgraduation/ PhD or higher are eligible. 
  • The annual family income of the applicant should not exceed INR 2,00,000.
3. UP Pre-matric scholarship for OBC
  • The applicant should be enrolled in Class 9/ Class 10.
  • He/ she should belong to OBC.
  • The annual family income of the candidate should not exceed INR 1,00,000.
4. UP Post-matric Intermediate scholarship for SC/ ST/ General category
  • Candidate should be enrolled in Class 11/ Class 12.
  • He/ she should belong to the SC/ ST/ General category.
  • The annual family income of the applicant should not exceed INR 2,00,000 (for General category) and INR 2,50,000 (for SC/ ST).
5. UP Post-matric Intermediate scholarship for Minorities
  • Candidate should be enrolled in Class 11/ Class 12.
  • He/ she should belong to the Minority category.
  • The annual family income of the applicant should not exceed INR 2,00,000.
6. UP Post-matric Intermediate scholarship for OBC
  • Candidate should be enrolled in Class 11/ Class 12.
  • He/ she should belong to OBC.
  • The annual family income of the applicant should not exceed INR 2,00,000.
7. UP Post-matric (Other than Intermediate) scholarship for SC/ ST/ General category
  • Candidate should belong to the SC/ ST/ General category.
  • Students studying graduation/ postgraduation/ PhD or higher are eligible.
  • The annual family income of the applicant should not exceed INR 2,00,000 (for General category) and INR 2,50,000 (for SC/ ST).
8. UP Post-matric (Other than Intermediate) scholarship for Minorities
  • Students studying graduation/ postgraduation/ PhD or higher are eligible.
  • He/ she should belong to the Minority category.
  • The annual family income of the applicant should not exceed INR 2,00,000.
9. UP Post-matric (Other than Intermediate) scholarship for OBC
  • Students studying graduation/ postgraduation/ PhD or higher are eligible.
  • He/ she should belong to OBC.
  • The annual family income of the applicant should not exceed INR 2,00,000.
10. UP Post-matric (Other state) scholarship for SC/ ST/ General category
  • Candidate should be studying in Class 11 or higher.
  • He/ she should belong to the SC/ ST/ General category.
  • The annual family income of the applicant should not exceed INR 2,00,000 (for General category) and INR 2,50,000 (for SC/ ST).

UP Scholarship Rewards and Benefits

The selected applicants are awarded financial rewards based on the allotted scheme. The UP Government rewards the scholars based on their class/ category and educational level. The details of the benefits received by the applicants are listed below:

S No. Scholarship Scheme Rewards and Benefits
1. UP Pre-matric scholarship for SC/ ST/ General category Variable financial award
2. UP Pre-matric scholarship for Minorities Variable financial award
3. UP Pre-matric scholarship for OBC Variable financial award
4. UP Post-matric Intermediate scholarship for SC/ ST/ General category Variable financial award
5. UP Post-matric Intermediate scholarship for Minorities Variable financial award
6. UP Post-matric Intermediate scholarship for OBC Variable financial award
7. UP Post-matric (Other than Intermediate) scholarship for SC/ ST/ General category Variable financial award
8. UP Post-matric (Other than Intermediate) scholarship for Minorities Variable financial award
9. UP Post-matric (Other than Intermediate) scholarship for OBC Variable financial award
10. UP Post-matric (Other state) scholarship for SC/ ST/ General category Variable financial award

UP Scholarship Application Period

The tentative application period for the different scholarship schemes under the UP scholarship are listed below:

S No. Scholarship Scheme Application Period
1. UP Pre-matric scholarship for SC/ ST/ General category July- September
2. UP Pre-matric scholarship for Minorities July- September
3. UP Pre-matric scholarship for OBC July- September
4. UP Post-matric Intermediate scholarship for SC/ ST/ General category July- November
5. UP Post-matric Intermediate scholarship for Minorities July- November
6. UP Post-matric Intermediate scholarship for OBC July- November
7. UP Post-matric (Other than Intermediate) scholarship for SC/ ST/ General category July- November
8. UP Post-matric (Other than Intermediate) scholarship for Minorities July- November
9. UP Post-matric (Other than Intermediate) scholarship for OBC July- November
10. UP Post-matric (Other state) scholarship for SC/ ST/ General category July- November

UP Scholarship Important Dates

The important dates related to the different pre and post-matric scholarship are given below:

S No. Events Important Dates
1. Pre-matric scholarship application timeline July - September
2. Post-matric scholarship application timeline July - November
3. Pre-matric scholarship application correction time frame Around October
4. Post-matric scholarship application correction time frame Around December
5. Scholarship disbursement date Around January 26 every year

*All dates mentioned are tentative and can be changed by the scholarship provider.

The direct links to apply for the UP scholarship are given below:

Apply online (For Fresh/ Renewal applications) http://scholarship.up.nic.in/RegistrationNew.aspx
Login for Complete form (For Fresh/ Renewal applications) http://scholarship.up.nic.in/
Download notification for pre-matric scholarships http://scholarship.up.nic.in/PDFS/pre%20201920%20time%20table.pdf
Download notification for post-matric scholarship http://scholarship.up.nic.in/PDFS/postmatric%20scholarship%202019-20.pd

UP Scholarship Application Form Filling Process

The UP scholarship application form is available online. The step by step procedure to apply for the scholarship is listed below:

For Student Registration

  • The candidate should go to the ‘Student’ section and choose “New Registration”.
  • The schemes available under the UP scholarship is displayed.
  • The candidate should select the scheme to apply and fill in all the required details.
  • The applicant should then ‘Submit’ the application and take a print of the registration slip for further reference.

UP Scholarship Student Login

Post successful registration, the applicant should click on the ‘Student’ section and choose:

  • ‘Fresh Login’ option for new applications.
  • ‘Renewal Login’ option for renewal applications.
  • The candidate should then log in to the portal by entering the registration number, date of birth, and password.
  • Next, a webpage is displayed with all the important instructions to fill the form.
  • The candidate should read all the instructions carefully and then ‘Proceed’.

Application Form Filling Procedure

  • The candidate is now directed to the ‘User dashboard’.
  • He/ she has to click the ‘Fill in application form’ to complete the form with all additional details and then ‘Submit’ the form.
  • The next step is to upload the passport size photograph and all the supporting documents.
  • As there is no provision to change the details of the application once submitted, the applicants are advised to go through the entire form and check all the details carefully.
  • Post submission, the candidates have to take a printout of the filled form and submit it to their respective institution along with all the supporting documents.

Documents Required to apply for the UP Scholarship

For Fresh candidates

  • 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

For Renewal candidates

  • Candidates should log in to the renewal section using the previous year registration number and then enter the fresh details.

UP Scholarship - Important Points to Remember

  • UP scholarship is available to all candidates irrespective of their caste such as SC/ ST/ OBC/ Minority/ General category.
  • For the application to be accepted, all details in the application form should be precise with all the supporting documents attached.
  • The contact number provided in the form should be valid and working.
  • The hard copy of the application form along with the supporting documents should be submitted to the respective institution without fail.
  • Only meritorious students with good academic records are accepted for the scholarship.
  • The applicants are encouraged to check the scholarship portal regularly to keep track of their application status.
  • The renewal process of the scholarship is also done through the scholarship portal.
  • The candidates are advised to check the official website regularly for any new updates from the UP Government.

Contact Details

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

UP Scholarship 2020-21: Online Application Form, Dates, Eligibility, List FAQs

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.

The rewards are variable financial provisions.

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