Uttarakhand Scholarships

Key Information

Conducted By The State Government of Uttarakhand
Eligibility Students domiciled in Uttarakhand from class I to the postdoctoral level.
Region Uttarakhand, India
Rewards Up to INR 1,200 per month
Last Date of Application November 30, 2021

The state government provides Uttarakhand scholarships to its domiciles from class I to the postdoctoral level. In addition, the government offers several schemes to the reserved categories such as SC/ ST/ EBC/ OBC/ PwD and minority communities. However, the state is committed to providing quality education to deserving students irrespective of their caste and economic background. The last date to apply for the Uttarakhand scholarship's post-matric scheme is November 30th, 2021

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List of Uttarakhand Scholarships

The state and central sector of the Indian government fund several Uttarakhand scholarship schemes. Students from class I up to those pursuing postdoctoral degrees can avail benefits of the schemes. Interested students can visit the e-Uttarakhand scholarship portal to obtain more information. Listed below are the popular schemes available to the domiciles:

  1. Pre-Matric Uttarakhand Scholarship for SC Category 
  2. Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Category 
  3. Pre-Matric Uttarakhand Scholarship for OBC Category 
  4. Pre-Matric Scholarship for Disabled Students 
  5. Pre-Matric Scholarship for Minorities
  6. Post-Matric Uttarakhand Scholarship for SC Category 
  7. Post-Matric Scholarship for ST Category 
  8. Post-Matric Uttarakhand Scholarship for OBC Category 
  9. Post-Matric Uttarakhand Scholarship for EBC Category 

Pre-Matric Uttarakhand Scholarships

The central and state sector provides pre-matric Uttarakhand scholarships for students domiciled in the state. The scholarship programmes are available to those between the classes I and X studying at a government recognised institution. The objective is to provide educational opportunities to students belonging to the SC/ ST/ OBC/ PwD and minority categories. Listed below are the pre-matric scholarships under the central and state sectors:

State Sector

  • Pre-Matric Uttarakhand Scholarship for Minorities
  • Pre-Matric Scholarship for Disabled Students
  • Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students
  • Pre-Matric Uttarakhand Scholarships for ST Students

Central Sector 

  • Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students
  • Pre-Matric Uttarakhand Scholarship for ST Students

State Sector and Central Sector

  • Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Category

Before submitting their applications, candidates should clear the previous qualifying exams and meet the other Uttarakhand scholarship eligibility criteria. The selected students will receive up to INR 3,500 per annum. However, the Uttarakhand scholarship amount will vary based on each category and class level. The income limit of the eligible applicants should be as follows:

For SC and ST Categories

  • Those between classes I and VIII have no income limit. However, the family income of those studying classes IX and X should not exceed INR 2,00,000 per annum. 

For OBC Category

  • The annual family income of the students belonging to the OBC category should not exceed INR 44,500.

For Disabled Students

  • The annual family income of the PwD category should not be more than INR 24,000 from all sources.

For Minorities

  • The annual family income of the minorities should not exceed twice the income slab of the BPL (Below Poverty Line) category.

Uttarakhand Scholarship 2021 Last Date for Pre-Matric State Sector Programme

The last date to submit applications for minorities is November 15th, 2021. At the same time, the SC/ ST/ OBC and PwD students can submit their applications by November 30th, 2021. 

Post-Matric Uttarakhand Scholarships

Students permanently residing in Uttarakhand and studying class XI to those pursuing a postdoctoral degree can avail benefits of the post-matric Uttarakhand scholarships. The government provides post-matric scholarships to the SC/ ST/ OBC and EBC categories. They should be pursuing an eligible course and have cleared the previous qualifying exam from a recognised university, college or institution. The post-matric Uttarakhand scholarship also applies to candidates pursuing ITI, polytechnic diploma, CA, ICWA, CS, etc. The annual family income of the OBC/ EBC categories should be below INR 1,00,000 per annum, and the SC/ST categories should not exceed INR 2,50,000 per annum. The selected candidates will receive up to INR 1,200 per month. However, the Uttarakhand scholarship amount will differ according to the class levels and categories. 

Uttarakhand Scholarship Last Date

Interested candidates should submit the applications for the post-matric scheme within the Uttarakhand scholarship last date, November 30th, 2021.

How to Apply for the Uttarakhand Scholarships?

The Department of Social Welfare under the state government provides all the Uttarakhand online scholarships. The candidates can apply for the desired scholarship schemes by filling up the Uttarakhand scholarship online form 2021 through the National Scholarship Portal (NSP). However, they should ensure they meet the eligibility criteria before applying to their desired scholarship. After meeting the requirements, the candidates should complete the Uttarakhand scholarship registration process on the NSP portal. Next, they should log into the portal with the Uttarakhand scholarship login credentials, which they obtain after registration. In addition to filling the application form, the candidates should also upload valid documents and submit them online within the deadline. 

Read more on the NSP login.

Documents Required for Uttarakhand Scholarships

The candidates should scan and upload the prescribed documents while filling up the Uttarakhand scholarship form 2021. They should ensure the documents contain genuine and authenticated information. The concerned authorities will reject the applicants in case of fraud or misrepresentation of factual information. Listed below are the documents required for Uttarakhand scholarships:

  • Passport size photo
  • Proof of nativity
  • Aadhaar card 
  • Caste certificate
  • Disability certificate (if applicable)
  • Income certificate from the competent authority 
  • Bank details such as beneficiary's name, account number, IFSC code and bank name

Uttarakhand Scholarship Contact Numbers

The candidates can contact the helpdesk if they have any queries regarding the scholarship. The contact details of the Uttarakhand scholarship portal are as follows:

  • Phone Number: 05946-297051
  • Whatsapp Number: 6395221188
  • Toll-Free Number: 1800-180-4236
  • Email ID: [email protected]
  • Address: Maanpur Purab, Rampur Road, Haldwani Near Dainik Jagran/Amarujala Press, Haldwani, Uttarakhand.

For NSP Portal

The students can reach out to the NSP helpdesk if they face technical difficulties filling up the Uttarakhand online scholarship form. The NSP contact details are as follows:

For Uttarakhand e Scholarship

The candidates can track the Uttarakhand scholarship status check through the e-scholarship portal. The contact details of the portal are as follows:

  • Phone Number: 0135-2669764
  • Email ID: [email protected], [email protected]
  • Address: Social Welfare Department, Directorate Tribal Welfare, Bhagat Singh Colony, MDDA, Dalanwala Dehradun-248001, Uttarakhand.

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