Key Information

Conducted By 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 January 21, 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.

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


*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:

Particulars Links
UP scholarship Official Website Click here
To login to UP scholarship pre-matric scheme (Fresh Candidates) Click here
To login to UP scholarship pre-matric scheme (Renewal) Click here
To login to UP scholarship post-matric scheme (Fresh Candidates) Click here
To login to UP scholarship post-matric scheme (Renewal) Click here
Fresh registration of UP scholarship Pre-Matric scheme for SC/ST, OBC, Minority, and General category Click here
Renewal registration of UP scholarship Pre-Matric scheme for SC/ST, OBC, Minority, and General category Click here
Fresh registration of UP scholarship Post-Matric Intermediate scheme for SC/ST, OBC, Minority, and General category Click here
Renewal registration of UP scholarship Post-Matric Intermediate scheme for SC/ST, OBC, Minority, and General category category Click here
Fresh registration of UP scholarship Post-Matric (other than intermediate) for SC/ST, OBC, Minority, and General category Click here
Renewal registration of UP scholarship Post-Matric (other than intermediate) for SC/ST, OBC, Minority, and General category Click here

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.

Important Dates

The key dates of the UP scholarship are as follows:

Particulars Dates
Application last date for pre-matric UP scholarship January 21st, 2021
Application last date for post-matric UP scholarship January 10th, 2021
Application correction for pre-matric UP scholarship February 25th, 2021 - March 6th, 2021
Application correction for post-matric UP scholarship February 3rd, 2021 - February 10th, 2021
Application correction for post-matric SC/ST students February 3rd, 2021 - February 6th, 2021
Distribution of pre-matric UP scholarship rewards March 27th, 2021
Distribution of post-matric UP scholarship rewards March 25th, 2021

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)

1.

What is the main eligibility criteria for 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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