National Scholarships Portal – Benefits, Schemes, Eligibility, How to Apply

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National Scholarships Portal is taken as Mission Mode Project under National e-Governance Plan (NeGP), National Scholarships Portal is a one-stop solution through which various services starting from student application, application receipt, processing, sanction and disbursal of various scholarships to Students are enabled. This portal provides various scholarships to SC/ ST/ OBC/ Minority students

National Scholarship portal aims at providing a Simplified, Mission-oriented, Accountable, Responsive & Transparent ‘SMART’ System for faster & effective disposal of Scholarships applications and delivery of funds directly into beneficiaries account without any leakages. The Mission Mode Project (MMP) of the National Scholarships Portal under the National e-Governance Plan aims at providing a common electronic portal for implementing various Scholarships schemes launched by Union Government, State Government and Union Territories across the country.

What are the objectives of the National Scholarship Portal?

  • Ensure timely disbursement of Scholarships to students
  • Provide a common portal for various Scholarships schemes of Central and State Governments
  • Create a transparent database of scholars
  • Avoid duplication in processing
  • Harmonisation of different Scholarships schemes & norms
  • Application of Direct Benefit Transfer

What are the benefits of the National Scholarship Portal?

  •  It Simplified process of scholarship for the students
  • All scholarships information available under one umbrella.
  • Single integrated application for all scholarships
  • It improved transparency of application and processing of students scholarship.  :
  • System suggests the schemes for which a student is eligible.
  • Duplicates can be reduced to the maximum extent
  • It  Helps in standardisation.
  • Master data for Institutions and courses at all India level .
  • scholarships processing
  • Serves as a decision support system (DSS) for Ministries and departments as up-to date information will be available on demand.
  • Comprehensive MIS System to facilitate monitoring every stage of Scholarships distribution i.e. from student registration to delivery of funds

 

What are the Central schemes National Scholarship Portal (NSP) 2020?

  • Ministry of Minority Affairs
    • Pre Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities
    • Post Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities
    • Merit Cum Means Scholarship For Professional and Technical Courses CS
  • Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities 
    • Pre-matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities
    • Post-matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities
    • Scholarships for Top Class Education for students with disabilities.
  • Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment
    • Top Class Education Scheme for SC Students
  • Ministry of Labour & Employment
    • Financial Assistance for Education of the Wards of Beedi/Cine/IOMC/LSDM Workers – Post-Matric
    • Financial Assistance for Education of the Wards of Beedi/Cine/IOMC/LSDM Workers – Pre-Matric
    • Aam Aadmi Bima Yojna Scholarship for Andhra Pradesh
  • Ministry of Tribal Affairs
    • National Fellowship and Scholarship for Higher Education of ST Students – Scholarship (Formally Top Class Education for Schedule Tribe Students) – only for scholarships
  • Department of School Education & Literacy
    • National Scheme of Incentive to Girls for Secondary Education(NSIGSE)
    • National Means Cum Merit Scholarship
  • Department of Higher Education
    • CENTRAL SECTOR SCHEME OF SCHOLARSHIPS FOR COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY STUDENTS
  • WARB, Ministry of Home Affairs
    • Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme For Central Armed Police Forces And Assam Rifles
    • PRIME MINISTER’S SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME FOR WARDS OF STATES/UTs POLICE PERSONNEL MARTYRED DURING TERROR/NAXAL ATTACKS
  • RPF/RPSF, Ministry of Railway
    • Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme For RPF/RPSF

UGC- Schemes (University Grant Commission)

Name of ScholarshipNumber of ScholarshipsAward Details
Ishan Uday special scholarship scheme for NER10,000Rs 5,400 per month to students pursuing general degree courses. Rs 7,800 per month to students pursuing technical/ professional/ medical courses  
PG Indira Gandhi scholarship for single girl child3,000Rs 36,200 per annum for two years
PG scholarship for university rank holders3,000Rs 3,100 per month for two years
PG scholarship scheme for SC/ST students for professional courses1,000Rs 7,800 per month for a period of 2 years for ME/MTech students Rs 4,500 per month for a period of 2 years for other professional courses  
Scholarship NameAward Detail
Kishore vaigyanik protsahan YojanaUp to Rs 7000 per month and contingency grant upto Rs 28000 per annum
PG scholarship scheme for SC/ST student for professional coursesFor ME/M.Tech- Rs 7800 per month for 2 yearsFor other professional courses- Rs 4500 per month for 2 years
PG scholarship for university rank holdersRs 3100 per month for 2 years
PG Indira Gandhi scholarship for single girl childRs 36200 per annum for 2 years
Prime minister scholarship scheme for RPF/RPSFRs 2250 per month for girls and Rs 2000 per month for boys
Prime Minister’s scholarship schemeRs 3000 per month for female students and Rs 2500 per month to male students
Central sector scheme for scholarship for college and university studentsUpto Rs 20000 per annum
AICTE Pragati scholarship for girlsUpto Rs 50000 per annum and other benefits
AICTE saksham scholarship schemeUpto Rs 50000 per annum and other benefits
National means cum merit scholarshipUpto Rs 12000 per annum
National fellowship and scholarship for higher education of ST studentUp to Rs 28000 per month and other benefits
Financial assistance of education of the wards of beedi/Cine/IOMC/LSDM Workers- Pre- MatricUpto Rs 1840
Financial assistance of education of the wards of beedi/Cine/IOMC/LSDM Workers- Post- MatricUp to Rs 15000
Top class education for SC studentFull tuition fees and other allowance
Scholarships for top class education for students with disabilitiesUpto Rs 2 lakh per annum and other benefits
Post matric scholarship for student with disabilitiesMaintenance allowance, book grant and disability allowance
Pre matric scholarship for students with disabilitiesMaintenance allowance, book grant and disability allowance
Merit cum means scholarship for professional and technical coursesCourse fees upto Rs 20000 per annum and maintenance allowance
Post matric Scholarship scheme for minoritiesAdmission fees, tuition fees and maintenance allowance
Pre matric Scholarship scheme for minoritiesAdmission fees, tuition fees and maintenance allowance

Which are the State NSP Scholarship Schemes?

AssamPre-Matric Scholarship To The Children Of Those Engaged In Occupations Involving Cleaning And Prone To Health Hazards Pre-Matric Scholarship For Sc Students (Class Ix And X) Post Matric Scholarship For Sc Students Pre Matric Scholarship To Obc Students Pre-Matric Scholarship To St Students Pre Matric Scholarship To St Students (Class Ix And X) Post Matric Scholarship To Obc Students Post Matric Scholarship To St Students  
Chandigarh  Post Matric Scholarship For Sc Students-Chandigarh Post Matric Scholarship Scheme For Transgender Students-ChandigarhPost Matric Scholarship Scheme For Obc Students-ChandigarhDr.Ambedkar Post Matric Scholarship For Economically Backward Class Students-ChandigarhPre-Matric Scholarship Scheme For Sc Students Of Class Ix And X-Chandigarh  
Bihar  Bc-Ebc Post Matric Scholarship-Bihar St-Post Matric Scholarship –BiharSc Post-Matric Scholarship -Bihar  
Uttarakhand  Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme For Minority (100 Percent State Sector)-Uttarakhand Post Matric Scholarship For EBC Students-UttarakhandPre-Matric Disability Scholarship (State Sector)-UttarakhandPre-Matric Scholarship For SC Students (State Sector)-UttarakhandPre-Matric Scholarship For ST Students (State Sector)-UttarakhandPre-Matric Scholarship For OBC Students (State Sector 50% And Central Sector 50%)-UttarakhandPre-Matric Scholarship For SC Students (Center Sector)-UttarakhandPre-Matric Scholarship For ST Students (Center Sector)-UttarakhandPost-Matric Scholarship For ST Students-UttarakhandPost-Matric Scholarship For SC Students-UttarakhandPost-Matric Scholarship For OBC Students-Uttarakhand  
Tripura  Dr.Ambedkar Post Matric Scholarship For Economically Backward Classes (Ebc)(Secondary Education)-Tripura Pre-Matric St Scholarship SchemesPost-Matric St Scholarship SchemesPost-Matric Scholarship For Sc Students TripuraPost Matric Scholarship For Obc Students TripuraDr. B.R. Ambedkar Post Matric Scholarship For Economically Backward Classes (Ebc). – TripuraNec Merit Scholarship TripuraPre Matric Sc Cleaning And Health Hazard –TripuraPre Matric Sc (Class Ix And X)-Tripura  
Karnataka  Post Matric Scholarship(Pms) For St Students – KarnatakaCentrally Sponsored Scheme Of Pre-Matric(Ix & X) Scholarship For Scheduled Tribe Students-Karnataka  
Meghalaya  Umbrella Scheme For Education Of St Children – Pre-Matric Scholarship (Class Ix & X) For St Students – Meghalaya Umbrella Scheme For Education Of St Children – Post-Matric Scholarship (Pms) For St Students – Meghalaya  
Arunachal Pradesh  Umbrella Scheme For Education Of ST Students-Pre Matric Scholarship (Class IX & X) For ST Students Arunachal Pradesh Umbrella Scheme For Education Of ST Children -Post Matric Scholarship (PMS) For ST Students Arunachal PradeshScheme For Award Of Stipend To The Schedule Tribe Students Of Arunachal Pradesh  
Jammu Kashmir  Post Matric Scholarship To St Students -Jammu And Kashmir  
Himachal Pradesh  Centrally Sponsored Post Matric Scholarship Scheme For Sc Students-Himachal PradeshCentrally Sponsored Post Matric Scholarship Scheme For St Students-Himachal PradeshCentrally Sponsored Post Matric Scholarship Scheme For Obc Students-Himachal PradeshCentrally Sponsored Pre Matric Scholarship Scheme For St Students-Himachal PradeshCentrally Sponsored Pre Matric Scholarship Scheme For Sc Students-Himachal PradeshCentrally Sponsored Pre Matric Scholarship Scheme For Obc Students-Himachal PradeshDr.Ambedkar Post Matric Scholarship For Economically Backward Class Students-Himachal PradeshMukhya Mantri Protsahan Yojana-Himachal PradeshMaharishi Balmiki Chatravriti Yojana-Himachal PradeshIntegrated Rural Development Program(Irdp)-Himachal PradeshKalpana Chawla Chatravriti Yojana-Himachal PradeshIndira Gandhi Utkrisht Chatravriti Yojana -Himachal PradeshThakur Sen Negi Utkrisht Chatravriti Yojana -Himachal PradeshSwami Vivekanand Utkrisht Charavriti Yojana-Himachal PradeshDr.Ambedkar Medhavi Chatravriti Yojana For Sc Students-Himachal PradeshDr.Ambedkar Medhavi Chatravriti Yojana For Obc Students-Himachal Pradesh  

How to check eligibility?

  • Go to National Scholarship Website
  • Click on the “services” option in the  home page of the website
  • Click “scheme eligibility 
  • Enter the details such as Domicile State/UT, Course Level, Religion, Caste/Community Category, Gender, Parent Annual Income, Whether Disabled and captcha code
  • Click “check eligibility” option

What are the Documents Required?

  • Aadhar Card
  • Bank account Passbook.
  • Caste Certificate if you belong to a special category.
  • Income certificate as per your scholarship type.
  • Mobile Number
  • Passport Size Photograph
  • Previous Year Education Qualification certificate.
  • Self-declaration certificate.

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