UP Scholarship 2021

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UP Scholarship

Mere financial constraints can not refrain us from attaining our dream education. But often students stuck in such situations are bound to give up on higher education. Education is such an essential part of personality development and one of the rights being a citizen of the country, must be attained by every single person of the country. Considering the current education system in India, those who want to seek quality education have to pay the skyrocketing fee! But to rescue the academically brilliant students and to entitle them with an opportunity to prosper, there are a lot of scholarships for Indian students. UP Scholarship is one such popular scheme, which provides financial aid exclusively to the students residing in Uttar Pradesh. It is one highly reputable venture by the Government which lets the children from the economically weaker sections get closer to their career aspirations and can even conquer the dream to study abroad.  

Highlights

Name Provider Application Period-Tentative
Pre-matric scholarship for ST, SC, and General category students Uttar Pradesh Social Welfare Department The application starts in July and ends in  December
Post-matric intermediate scholarship for ST, SC and General category students Uttar Pradesh Social Welfare Department The application starts in July and ends in  December
Post-matric (Other than Inter) Scholarship for ST, SC, and General category students Uttar Pradesh Social Welfare Department The application starts in July and ends in  December
Post-matric other state scholarship for ST, SC, and General category students Uttar Pradesh Social Welfare Department The application starts in July and ends in  December
Pre-matric scholarship for minorities students  Uttar Pradesh Minorities Department The application starts in July and ends in  December
Post-matric (Other Than Inter) scholarship for Minorities students Uttar Pradesh Minorities Department The application starts in July and ends in  December
Post-matric inter scholarship for Minorities students Uttar Pradesh Minorities Department The application starts in July and ends in  December
Pre-matric scholarship for OBC category students Uttar Pradesh Backward Class Welfare Department The application starts in July and ends in  December
Post matric intermediate scholarship for OBC category students Uttar Pradesh Backward Class Welfare Department The application starts in July and ends in  December
Post-matric (Other Than Inter) scholarship for OBC category students Uttar Pradesh Backward Class Welfare Department The application starts in July and ends in  December

Important Dates

UP Scholarship 2021-2022 Particulars
UP Pre-matric Scholarship Application Date Application Start Date: October 29, 2021
Application End Date: November 19, 2021
The portal is open for the students to apply for the pre-matric schemes.
UP Pre-matric Scholarship – Correction Period Correction Period Start Date: December 3, 2021
Correction Period End Date: December 10, 2021
The portal will open for students to make corrections in the pre-matric online application form.
UP Post-matric Scholarship Application Date Application Start Date: 20 July 2021
Application End Date: 25th October 2021
The portal is open for the students to apply for the pre-matric schemes.
UP Post-matric Scholarship – Corrections Correction Period Start Date: 16 November 2021
Correction Period End Date: 26 November 2021
The portal will open for students to make corrections in the post-matric online application form.
UP Scholarship – Last Date of submitting the application form hard copy and corroborating documents.  Pre-Matric: 18 October 2021
Post-Matric: 25 October 2021
The documents must be submitted within four days of online application submission.
Document Verification by Institutions Pre-Matric: 26 July 2021 to 28 October 2021
Post-Matric: 22 July 2021 to 28 October 2021
Institutions verify the document received during the application period. 
UP Pre-matric Scholarship Disbursement 27 December 2021
Government declares results on the SAKSHAM Portal in the last week of March.

List of UP Scholarships

Before we go on and take a look at all the important aspects, let us first go through the list –

Name of the Scholarship Offering Body Tentative Deadline
Post matric (Other Than Intermediate) Scholarship for OBC, Uttar Pradesh Backward Class Welfare Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh July to December
Post matric Intermediate Scholarship for OBC Students, Uttar Pradesh Backward Class Welfare Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh July to December
Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students, Uttar Pradesh Backward Class Welfare Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh July to December
Post matric Intermediate Scholarship for Minorities, Uttar Pradesh Minority Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh July to December
Post matric (Other Than Intermediate) Scholarship for Minorities, Uttar Pradesh Minority Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh July to December
Pre-Matric Scholarship for Minorities, Uttar Pradesh Minority Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh July to December
Post matric Other State Scholarship for ST, SC, General Category, Uttar Pradesh Social Welfare Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh July to December
Post matric (Other than Intermediate) Scholarship for ST, SC, General Category, Uttar Pradesh Social Welfare Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh July to December
Post matric Intermediate Scholarship For ST/SC/General Category, Uttar Pradesh Social Welfare Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh July to December
Pre-matric Scholarship For ST/SC/General Category, Uttar Pradesh Social Welfare Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh July to December

Courses

Are you wondering about the courses you can opt for through these schemes offered in UP? Below mentioned are the programs or standards for which the aspirants from UP can seek financial help. 

  • Class 9th
  • Class 10th 
  • Class 11th
  • Class 12th
  • Undergraduate Course 
  • Postgraduate Course 
  • Certificate Programs 
  • Diploma/ Other Examination 

Eligibility Criteria for UP Schoalrships

Since the UP government avails the scheme, it is mandatory for the aspirants to completely align with all of the set eligibility criteria. Many of those who apply get rejected because of the mere discrepancies in their applications. Thus, before beginning with the process, let us have a look at the set entry requisites. 

Qualification Requirements 

  • For those seeking financial aid for pre-matric (class 9th- 10th), should be studying in either class 9th or 10th 
  • For the post metric classes, students must have qualified class 10th and had got admission into the class 11th or 12th
  • For the post-matric other than class 11th-12th programs, students must have completed class 12th and should be enrolled in a higher education program in any university of the state

Income Guidelines 

  • Pre Matric Scholarship: For the students applying for this, the yearly income of the family must be not more than 1 lakh 
  • Post Metric Scholarship: The maximum annual income of the family must be less than 2 lakh for all the categories
  • Post Matric Scholarships other than 12th: From all the sources, the annual income of the family must not increase 2 lakhs for all the categories

Domicile Criteria 

  • Applicants must be a domicile of Uttar Pradesh
  • The candidates must be compulsorily enrolled in a school or university of the state

Essential Documents

As a part of the application process, it is essential to upload a copy of the documents. However, the application process remains incomplete without the proper submission of the valid documents. Here is a list of those which you will need while filling up the application form:

  • Caste Certificate 
  • Marksheet and certificate of the qualifying exams 
  • Aadhar Card 
  • Date of birth proof
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Annual Income Certificate 
  • Bank passbook 
  • Receipt of fee submitted 
  • Latest passport size photograph 
  • Fee receipt number 
  • Fee receipt submitted to the school/ college 
  • Registration number with the current board or university 

Step-by-Step Application Process 

For all those who are looking forward to applying, it is essential to be familiar with the steps that one has to follow in order to apply for it. Candidates are advised to visit the official website of the UP government and proceed as per the below-mentioned steps- 

Step 1

  • Visit the official website and click on new registration 
  • Choose the offer you are applying for
  • fill in all the compulsory details and click on submit to register 
  • Future references do not forget to take out the print out of the registration slip 

Step 2 

  • Login into your student account using your registration number and password 
  • A new page containing various important instructions with respect to filling the application form will be there on your screen
  • Read all the instructions in detail and tick on the the given below box to proceed further 

Step 3 

  • now you will be transferred to the user dashboard where you have to select the option of ‘fill in application form’
  • Now mention all the important details in the application form and click on submit 

Step 4

  • After putting in all your important details, you will be asked to upload your latest photograph along with other important documents 

Step 5

This is an important step as candidates will not be able to renew or make changes to the information that they have filled in the application form. Thus, candidates are advised to check the details field thoroughly. 

Step 6 

Once the submission is complete, applicants are advised to take a printout of the form and submit it to their designated institutions.

Renewal Process

To renew the PFMS Scholarship, go to the official UP scholarship website and check out the below steps for the renewal process for the year 2021-22:

  • Step 1- Visit the Uttar Pradesh Grants Official Portal- SAKSHAM
  • Step 2- Click on ‘New Registration‘ under the student section
  • Step 3- Select from the below renewal options listed on the portal:
Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC/ST/General Category- (Renewal)
Post-Matric Intermediate Scholarship for SC/ST/General Category- (Renewal)
Post-Matric Other than Intermediate Scholarship for SC/ST/General Category- (Renewal)
Post-Matric Other State Scholarship for SC/ST/General Category- (Renewal)
Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Category- (Renewal)
Post-Matric Intermediate Scholarship for OBC Category- (Renewal)
Post-Matric Other than Intermediate Scholarship for OBC Category- (Renewal)
Pre-Matric Scholarship for Minority Category- (Renewal)
Post-Matric Intermediate Scholarship for Minority Category- (Renewal)
Post-Matric Other than Intermediate Scholarship for Minority Category- (Renewal)
  • Step 4- Fill in the details in Application form and click on submit.
  • Step 5- After successful registration, the system will send the registration details on the mobile and email of the applicant.
  • Step 6- Login to the student dashboard using the system generated registration number, date of birth, and password. Select from the below applicable login options on the portal.
    • Pre-Matric Renewal Login
    • Post-Matric Intermediate Renewal Login
    • Post-Matric Other than Intermediate Renewal Login
  • Step 7- Fill in the Renewal Application Form and upload the supporting documents.
  • Step 8- Thoroughly review the application form for correctness. 
  • Step 9- Click on Submit and take a printout of the application form.
  • Step 10- Students need to submit the hard copy of the Renewal Application form at the respective educational institution. Please note that the application is considered incomplete without hardcopy submission.

UP Scholarships – Trend

Students can check the trend followed by the various Uttar Pradesh government in the years 2021 and 2022. We are expecting the number of grants to rise in 2022-2023. The number of students applying for grants has increased in the last few years.

Scholarship Registrations Final Submission Forwarded by the Institutions
Post-Matric other than 11-12 17,55,617 5,71,404 41,038
Post matric class 11-12 17,07,050 8,06,691 1,07,495
Pre matric class 9-10 22,64,939 14,96,361 4,94,660

Points to Remember 

Here are some important points that you must remember – 

  • This scheme is available for all the students irrespective of their caste and background. Thus, students are advised to thoroughly check the eligibility criteria section before applying so that there is no scope of any discrepancy. Forms with issues in eligibility criteria will be rejected.
  • Students will not be allowed to avail any scholarship if they are enrolled in a blacklisted institution. To know more about the Institutions under this list, visit the official website. 
  • The official website has a separate window through which candidates can check the status of their application using their registration number and password. 
  • The portal advises students will check all the essential information from the official website. 

Contact Details 

To help you out with the contact details, we have mentioned the important contact numbers-  

UP scholarship Customer Care Phone: 0522-2209270, 0522-2288861, 0522-2286199

Toll-free Number: 18001805131 (Backward Class Welfare), 18001805229 (Minority Welfare)

Terms and Conditions

  1. This scheme is offered to all candidates, regardless of caste, including SC/ ST/ OBC/ Minority/ General.
  2. All data in the UP online application form, as well as all supporting papers, must be accurate in order for the application to be approved.
  3. The phone number you enter in the UP online form should be current and functional.
  4. Applicants must send the hard copy of the online form as well as any supporting documentation to the appropriate institution.
  5. Applicants are urged to check the official website on a frequent basis to stay up to date on the status of their applications.

FAQ’s

1. How can I the Sarkari Scholarship award?

To get the Sarkari scholarship award, you need to the official website of the same and get yourself registered on the tab of New Registration. Once you have registered, you must apply for the UP 2022 scholarship.

2. Is the Aadhar card a mandatory document to apply for the scholarship?

Yes, the Aadhar card along with the Aadhar card number is necessary to apply for the UP Sarkari Scholarship.

3. Who all are eligible to apply for the Pre-Matric, Post-Matric and Metricum Scholarship schemes?

Students coming from weaker backgrounds and from minority communities such as Christians, Buddhists, Jains, Muslims and Parsis, who are studying in India can be eligible to apply for the scholarship schemes. They must be meeting the eligibility requirements and the guidelines of the scheme in order to do so. 

5. How can I check my scholarship status 2021-22?

To check the status of your UP scholarship application for 2021-22, you can follow the below-mentioned steps:
-Visit the official website 
-Click on the button- status
-From the drop-down select, application status 2021 and 2022 
-Enter your registration number, date of birth and password 
-Now click on the search button and your status will be visible

What is the last date to apply for UP Scholarship?

The last date to apply for UP Scholarship Inter/ Dashmottar scholarship is November 30, 2021.

Will the UP Scholarship date be extended?

As per the latest notification, UP Government has released the Stage 2 schedule for UP Scholarship Pre-Matric and Post Matric, Inter/ Dashmottar scholarship. The last date to fill the UP Scholarship Inter/ Dashmottar scholarship is November 30, 2021.

When will UP Scholarship money come?

UP Scholarship money for Pre-Matric scholarship will come into a bank account by March 2022 and for Post Matric also the amount will be credited by March 2022.

What to do if the student does not receive the Up grant amount?

Students must check the UP Grant Status by logging in to the SAKSHAM Portal. The UP Government uploads the details of the students who are qualified for the Scholarship UP programme. If the student name is not mentioned in the list, then the application is rejected by the authorities.

Thus, we hope that this blog about UP Scholarship has helped you gain insights into the details of your application process. If you want to explore the domain of overseas education, reach out to our experts at Leverage Edu

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