UP Scholarship 2020 updates

Government has initiated UP Scholarship 2020 programme under the schemes PRE – MATRIC, and POST -MATRIC. The official web site is scholarship.up.nic.in.Moreover, students who belong to Uttar Pradesh can apply for these scholarships for the year 2020-21. Further, Students, who reside outside the state of Uttar Pradesh can also apply for the scholarship.

In addition, the objective of the state government behind this initiative is to provide financial support to students. Any students who are studying in class 9, 10, 11, or 12 can apply for this scholarship. Most importantly, for the scholarship “POST – MATRIC OTHER THAN INTERMEDIATE” a student who is pursuing graduation, post-graduation, PhD, or any other higher-level education can apply for the scholarship.

Further, the applications for the registration of scholarship program “PRE – MATRIC” for class 9th and 10th  starts from July 24, 2020. And, for class students of 11th and 12th, and higher educational level; the scholarship program begins from August 01, 2020. However, students can read the official notification for the scholarship schemes through the links given below:




Scholarship for Post Matric students

Scholarship for Pre Matric students

Essential Dates of the UP Scholarship 2020

The state government of Uttar Pradesh provides UP Scholarship to the students, who need financial assistance, every year. In addition, under the UP Scholarships program for the year 2020-21, the government has mentioned the tentative dates for the submission of applications as well as verification. So, the details are as follows:

For the UP Scholarship 2020 (PRE – MATRIC Scheme)

Students who are studying in class 9th or class 10th can register themselves for this scholarship scheme. The particulars with important dates information are provided below.

  • Date of Online Application for scholarships will start from – July 24, 2020
  • Last Date to apply for the Scholarship for Pre Matric scheme – August 20, 2020

NOTE – The applications may be submitted till October 12, 2020, if the candidate applies a fresh application or Renewal application.

  • Correction in the online application form of the applicants for UP scholarships – November 13, 2020, to November 25, 2020
  • Online verification of applications received by the institutions – July 25, 2020, to October 28, 2020
  • Disbursement of Scholarship – January 05, 2021

Important Note – Moreover, the last date to submit a hard copy of the application form along with other required documents is within Seven days of online application submission; maximum time limit: October 19, 2020.

For the UP Scholarship 2020 (POST – MATRIC Scheme)

Students who are studying in class 11th or class 12th can register themselves for this scholarship scheme. Also, students who are pursuing graduation, Post-graduation, or any other higher-level educational course are applicable to apply for the scholarship. Further, the particulars with important dates information are provided below.

  • Date of Online Application for scholarships will start from – August 01, 2020
  • Last Date to apply for the Scholarship for Post Matric scheme – August 25, 2020

NOTE – The applications may be submitted till November 05, 2020, if the candidate applies a fresh application or Renewal application.

  • Correction in the online application form of the applicants for UP scholarships – December 11, 2020, to December 21, 2020
  • Online verification of applications received by the institutions – August 2, 2020, to November 19, 2020
  • Disbursement of Scholarship – January 25, 2021

Important Note – Moreover, the last date to submit a hard copy of the application form along with other required documents is within Seven days of online application submission; maximum time limit: November 12, 2020.

So, these are the essential dates for the scholarship programmes for the year 2020-21. However, these dates may vary every year.

Key Eligibility Criteria for all schemes of scholarships

There are certain eligibility requirements for the students to fulfil. So, they will be able to apply for the schemes of UP scholarship for the year 2020-21.

For the UP Scholarship 2020 (PRE – MATRIC Scheme)

Pre – Matric scholarship for General / Scheduled Caste (SC) / Scheduled Tribe (ST) category students:
  • Firstly, all the interested candidates should be studying in Class 9th or Class 10th in the year 2020-21.
  • Secondly, a student should belong to General/ SC/ ST category and have the certificate.
  • Students who reside in Uttar Pradesh only can apply for the scholarship.
  • The annual income of the family should be up to Rupees One Lakh.



Pre – Matric Scholarship for Other Backward Classes (OBC) category students:
  • Firstly, all the interested candidates should be studying in Class 9th or Class 10th in the year 2020-21.
  • Secondly, the student should belong to OBC category and have the certificate.
  • Students who reside in Uttar Pradesh only can apply for the scholarship.
  • The annual income of the family should be up to Rupees One Lakh.
Pre – Matric scholarship for minorities category students:
  • Firstly, all the interested candidates should be studying in Class 9th or Class 10th in the year 2020-21.
  • Secondly, a student should belong to minorities category and have the certificate.
  • Students who reside in Uttar Pradesh only can apply for the scholarship.
  • The annual income of the family should be up to Rupees One Lakh.

For the UP Scholarship 2020 (POST – MATRIC Scheme)

UP Scholarship 2020-21
UP Scholarship 2020-21
Post – Matric Intermediate scholarship for General / Scheduled Caste (SC) / Scheduled Tribe (ST) category students:
  • Firstly, All the interested candidates should be studying in Class 11th or Class 12th in the year 2020-21.
  • Secondly, the student should belong to General/ SC/ ST category and have the certificate.
  • Students who reside in Uttar Pradesh only can apply for the scholarship.
  • The annual income of the family should be up to Rupees Two Lakhs for General category, and Two Lakhs Fifty Thousand for SC/ ST category.
Post – Matric Intermediate scholarship for minorities category students:
  • Firstly, all the interested candidates should be studying in Class 11th or Class 12th in the year 2020-21.
  • Secondly, a student should belong to minorities category and have the certificate.
  • Students who reside in Uttar Pradesh only can apply for the scholarship.
  • The annual income of the family should be up to Rupees Two Lakhs.
Post – Matric Intermediate scholarship for Other Backward Classes (OBC) category students:
  • Firstly, all the interested candidates should be studying in Class 11th or Class 12th in the year 2020-21.
  • Secondly, a student should belong to OBC category and have the certificate.
  • Students who reside in Uttar Pradesh only can apply for the scholarship.
  • The annual income of the family should be up to Rupees Two Lakhs.
Post – Matric (Other than Intermediate) scholarship for General / Scheduled Caste (SC) / Scheduled Tribe (ST) category students:
  • Firstly, All the interested candidates should be studying at graduation or higher level in the year 2020-21.
  • Secondly, the student should belong to General/ SC/ ST category and have the certificate.
  • Students who reside in Uttar Pradesh only can apply for the scholarship.
  • The annual income of the family should be up to Rupees Two Lakhs for General category, and Two Lakhs Fifty Thousand for SC/ ST category.
Post – Matric (Other than Intermediate) scholarship for minorities category students:
  • Firstly, All the interested candidates should be studying at graduation or higher level in the year 2020-21.
  • Secondly, a student should belong to minorities and have a certificate.
  • Students who reside in Uttar Pradesh only can apply for the scholarship.
  • The annual income of the family should be up to Rupees Two Lakhs.
Post – Matric (Other than Intermediate) scholarship for Other Backward Classes (OBC) category students:
  • Firstly, All the interested candidates should be studying at graduation or higher level in the year 2020-21.
  • Secondly, the student should belong to OBC category and have the certificate.
  • Students who reside in Uttar Pradesh only can apply for the scholarship.
  • The annual income of the family should be up to Rupees Two Lakhs.
Post – Matric Outside State scholarship students:
  • Firstly, All the interested candidates should be studying in Class 11th or Class 12th in the year 2020-21.
  • Secondly, the student should belong to General/ SC/ ST category and have the certificate.
  • Students who reside outside Uttar Pradesh can apply for the scholarship.
  • The annual income of the family should be up to Rupees Two Lakhs for General category, and Two Lakhs Fifty Thousand for SC/ ST category.

Documents Required for online applications

Students should have the following documents ready while filling the application form. And, the details are as follows:

  • Scanned Passport size photograph, up to 20KB.
  • Caste certificate
  • Income Certificate
  • Domicile certificate
  • Mark sheet of the qualifying examination.
  • Current year’s fee receipt.
  • Bank passbook of the applicant
  • Residential Proof of the applicant

Procedure to apply for the scholarship schemes

The following are the steps to register and apply for the UP scholarship 2020:

  • Firstly, visit the official website.
  • Secondly, Click on the “student” section and then click on “Registration”.
  • After that, select the scholarship you want to apply for.
  • Fill in the compulsory details and register yourself.
  • After registration, log in with your registration ID and password.
  • After that, read the instructions and then, fill the application form.
  • Then, fill in the credentials and click on “submit”.
  • Upload your scanned photograph and required documents.
  • Review application and make Final Submission.
  • Lastly, take out the print out and submit the application form along with other documents to your respective institutions.

Conclusion

Government has initiated UP Scholarship 2020 programme under the schemes PRE – MATRIC, and POST -MATRIC. Moreover, students who belong to Uttar Pradesh can apply for these scholarships for the year 2020-21. Further, Students, who reside outside the state of Uttar Pradesh can also apply for the scholarship. Further, the applications for the registration of scholarship program “PRE – MATRIC” for class 9th and 10th  starts from July 24, 2020. And, for class students of 11th and 12th, and higher educational level; the scholarship program begins from August 01, 2020.

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