UP Scholarship 2020-21: Online Forms, Required Documents, Status, Renewal, Dates

The scholarships in UP are proposed for students who are part of the humongous education system of the northern state which possesses more than 2 lakh schools and over 60 universities. Intended at giving financial aid to students at different levels of education in the state. The Uttar Pradesh (UP) Scholarship that involves various pre-matric and post-matric schemes for Minority/General/SC/ST/OBC category applicants.

Details of UP Scholarship

Particular

Details

Pre-Matric UP Scholarships Application timeline

24 July - 12 October
(extended till 1 December)

UP Post-Matric Scholarships Application timeline

1 August - 5 November

UP Pre-Matric Scholarships, Timeline for correction

29 December - 06 January

UP Post-Matric Scholarships, Timeline for correction

11 December - 21 December

Disbursement of Scholarship

22 February (for Pre-Matric Scholarships)

25 January (for Post-Matric Scholarships)

State

Uttar Pradesh

Provider

Government of Uttar Pradesh

Eligibility

Students from Class 9 – Ph.D. level or higher

UP Scholarship Eligibility- Who can Apply?

Scholarship Name

Eligibility Criteria

Pre-matric Scholarship For General/ST/SC Category, Uttar Pradesh

* The scholarship is applicable for scholars of class 9th and 10th who belong to the General/SC/ST category.
* The yearly income of the family must not exceed INR 1 Lakh.

Post matric Intermediate Scholarship For ST/SC/General Category, Uttar Pradesh

* The scholarship is applicable for scholars of the General/SC/ST category that are studying in class 11th and 12th.
* The yearly income of the family should not exceed INR 2.5 Lakh (for ST/SC applicants) and INR 2 Lakh (for General candidates) from all sources.

Post matric (Other than Intermediate) Scholarship for ST, SC, General Category, Uttar Pradesh

* The scholarship is applicable for scholars of General/SC/ST category who are studying at graduation, post-graduation, Ph.D. or higher level.
* The yearly income of the family must not exceed INR 2.5 Lakh (for ST/SC applicants) and INR 2 Lakh (for General candidates) from all sources.

Post matric Other State Scholarship for General, ST, SC Category, Uttar Pradesh

* The scholarship is applicable for scholars of General/SC/ST category who are studying in class 11th or above.
* The yearly income of the family must not exceed INR 2.5 Lakh (for ST/SC applicants) and INR 2 Lakh (for General candidates) from all sources.

Pre-Matric Scholarship for Minorities, Uttar Pradesh

* The scholarship is applicable for minority community scholars who are studying in class 9th or 10th.
* The yearly income of the family should not exceed INR 1 Lakh from all sources.

Post matric (Other Than Intermediate) Scholarship for Minorities, Uttar Pradesh

* The scholarship is applicable for minority community students who are studying at graduation, post-graduation, Ph.D., or higher level.
* The yearly income of the family should not exceed INR 2 Lakh from all sources.

Post matric Intermediate Scholarship for Minorities, Uttar Pradesh

* The minority community scholars studying in class 11th and 12th they can apply for the scholarship.
* The yearly income of the family should not exceed INR 2 Lakh from all sources.

Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Scholars, Uttar Pradesh

* The OBC category students studying in class 9th and 10th can apply for this scholarship.
* The yearly income of the family should not exceed INR 1 Lakh from all sources.

Post matric Intermediate Scholarship for OBC Scholars, Uttar Pradesh

* The OBC category scholars studying in class 11th and 12th they can apply for this scholarship.
* The yearly income of the family should not exceed INR 2 Lakh from all sources.

Post matric (Other Than Intermediate) Scholarship for OBC, Uttar Pradesh

* The students of the OBC category studying at graduation, post-graduation, Ph.D., or higher level can apply for the scholarship.
* The annual income of the family must not be more than INR 2 Lakh from all sources.

Important dates regarding application

Particulars

Pre-Matric Scholarship

Post-Matric Scholarship

The last date to submit the hard copy of filled in the application form with required documents to the institution

In 7 days of online application submission. Till 7 December*

In 7 days of online application submission. Till 12 November*

In 7 days of online application
submission. Till 12 November*

25 July to 14 December*

2 August to 19 November

UP Scholarship Provider Details

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

Scholarship Scheme

Scholarship Provider

UP Pre-matric scholarship for SC / ST/ General category applicants

Social Welfare Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh

UP Pre-matric scholarship for Minorities

Minority Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh

UP Pre-matric scholarship for OBC Category applicants

Backward Class Welfare Department, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh

UP Post-matric Intermediate scholarship for General/ SC / ST category applicants

Social Welfare Department, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh

UP Post-matric Intermediate scholarship for Minorities

Minority Department, Govt. of UP

UP Post-matric Intermediate scholarship for OBC applicants

Backward Class Welfare Department, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh Post-matric (other than Intermediate) scholarship for General/ SC / ST category candidates

Social Welfare Department, Govt. of UP

UP Post-matric (except Intermediate) scholarship for Minorities Category applicants

Minority Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh

UP Post-matric (except Intermediate) scholarship for OBC applicants

Backward Class Welfare Department, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh

UP Post-matric (other states) Scholarship for General/ SC /ST Category applicants

Social Welfare Department, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh

UP Scholarship – Key Documents Required

While applying for the UP scholarship, you need to verify your application with important documents like :

  • Living 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.
  • Current year fee receipt/admission letter.
  • Bank passbook of the student.

The applications with no approving documents are considered fallacious. Thus, the students have to make sure that they provide all required documents in the stipulated format and size.

Steps to fill the UP Scholarship Online – Application form

The steps to follow for filling the application form online:

  • First, Visit the official website.
  • Then, Click on the “Student” section given on the menu bar.
  • Select from fresh / renewal login from the drop-down menu as per the UP scholarship scheme applied for.
  • After that, you can Log in with the registration no., password, and date of birth.

Candidates will be redirected to the page indicating the instructions related to the application. Read all the instructions carefully.

  • After logging in click on the “Proceed” button given at the end of the paper.
  • Then click on the ‘Fill in application form’ section in the dashboard.
  • After that application form will open.
  • Then, Enter all the information carefully in the application form.
  • Click on the “Submit” button after filling in all the important details.
  • Upload all the needed documents in the application form.
  • After uploading all required documents check all the information entered in the application form carefully and make necessary changes before final submission.
  • Lastly, click on the “Submit” button for the final submission.

Take multiple printouts of the filled application form if required.

Uttar Pradesh Scholarship Application Status

After successful submission of application forms, applicants are also provided a chance to track their UP Scholarship Status. They can get information about the processing of their application. It can be tracked till the payment of the scholarship amount.

Applicants can follow the instructions given below to track the application status-

  • Open the official portal.
  • Click on the “STATUS” button in the menu bar.
  • Select the application status year from the dropdown list.
  • Enter the registration no. and date of birth and then click the ‘Search’ button.
  • Application status will appear on the screen.

UP Scholarship – Rewards

The candidate who has been successfully allotted a scheme shall be provided with scholarship rewards. Thus, candidates shall receive benefits from the UP state government based on the class he/she is studying currently or based on the class or category to which he/she belongs.

Scholarship Name

Scholarship Award

Pre-matric scholarship for SC/ST/General Category

Variable financial award

Post matric Intermediate Scholarship for SC/ST/ General Category

Variable financial award

Post matric Scholarship for SC/ST/ General (excluding intermediate) Category

Variable financial award

Post matric Scholarship for SC/ST/ General (excluding intermediate) Category

Variable financial award

Post matric Scholarship for SC/ST/ General (other states) Category

Variable financial award

Pre-matric Scholarship for minority communities

Variable financial award

Post-matric Scholarship for minority communities (except intermediate)

Variable financial award

Post-matric Scholarship for minority communities applicants (for intermediate level)

Variable financial award

Pre-matric Scholarship for OBC applicants

Variable financial award

Post-matric Scholarship for OBC applicants (for intermediate level)

Variable financial award

Post-matric Scholarship for OBC applicants (excluding intermediate)

Variable financial award

UP Scholarship Application Fee

To fill the application form for the UP scholarship, the applicants don’t need to pay any registration fee. As the application form filling is free of cost.

Contact Details of UP Scholarship

For further information, you can contact it’s given helpline no.

Helpline Toll-Free Numbers:

  • 18001805131 (Backward Class Welfare)
  • 18001805229 (Minority Welfare)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding UP Scholarship

Q1. When will UP Scholarship 2020 come?

Ans. The Govt. of Uttar Pradesh usually announces the UP scholarship in July/August every year. To get the latest updates on Govt. Scholarship 2020, the students are suggested to visit the official scholarship portal.

Q2. If a student having a UP domicile is studying outside the state, can he/she apply for any Govt. scholarship?

Ans. Yes, there are scholarships that students with UP domicile can apply for pursuing studies outside the state. Before applying for a scholarship refer to its eligibility criteria.

Q3.  How can I apply for a scholarship at UP?

Ans. The applications for all scholarships offered by the UP government can be made online through its Scholarship and Fee Reimbursement Online System named “Saksham”.

Q4. Is the scholarship offered by the UP government only for UP board students?

Ans. Students studying at any recognized school/college/institution in UP can apply for the scholarships.

Q5. How many students can avail of benefits under UP scholarship schemes?

Ans. All students who fulfill the eligibility criteria for the scholarships can avail of benefits under these schemes.

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