Umbrella Scheme for Education of ST Children – Pre/Post Matric Scholarship

Last Modified: 26 May 2024

The Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India has come up with a fellowship program for Indian students and invites them for Umbrella Scheme for Education of ST Children Pre/Post Matric scholarship 2020-21. Every year, the ministry has come forward and help poor and needy students with the fellowship benefits. Under the scheme, students belonging to the class 9th to post-graduation courses are eligible to apply for the course.

Candidates who are interested to submit the Umbrella Scheme for Education of ST Students Pre/Post Matric Scholarship application form 2020 can do it so by accessing the official website, the link for the same is

Umbrella Scheme for Education of ST Children: Quick Overview

Deadline 15 Oct 2020
Class / Course Class 9, Class 10, Class 11th to Post-Doctoral Level
Scholarship Type Merit Based Scholarship
Awarded Amount In the form of cash rewards
Age Limit N/A
Gender All
Religion All
State All
Country India
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Umbrella Scholarship 2020 invites stupendous school and college going students to apply for the 2020-21 sessions of the scheme. The applications for the same will be available online from 20th June 2020 onwards, while the applications available till 15th October 2020.  

Scholarship Benefits

Candidates who got selected will receive a financial reward as per the norms of the Ministry of Tribal Affairs. The benefits will be rewarded in the form of cash price directly on their registered bank account number.

Umbrella Scholarship 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The Umbrella Scheme for Education of ST Children Pre/Post Matric scholarship 2020-21 is available for candidates throughout the country. However, the complete eligibility norms are differed for Pre and Post Matric courses. Check the eligibility below:

Umbrella Scheme for Education of ST Children Pre Matric Scholarship

  • The candidates must be studying in Class 9 or 10.
  • Scheduled Tribe students who have passed the class 8th and 9th from the recognized board are eligible.
  • The annual family income of an applicant should be below ₹ 2 lakh.

Umbrella Scheme for Education of ST Children Post Matric Scholarship

  • This scheme is available for all Indian citizens.
  • Only ST students with an annual family income less than ₹ 2,50,000/- per annum are eligible.
  • Under Post Matric, candidates studying in class 11 to postgraduate courses will be eligible to apply.

How to Apply?

You can pursue the following steps to apply for the scholarship:

  • To start with, open the official National Scholarship Portal.
  • Now, click on the “New User? Register” link if you are a first-time user, and if you are not then Click on “Login to Apply”.
  • Now, select your academic year, and application type.
  • Under Ministry tab, click on the Ministry of Tribal Affairs and select the scholarship.
  • Select your State and District from the given tab and start filling the Umbrella Scheme for Education of ST online application form 2020
  • Upload all the important documents along with the application form and click on “Submit” Button once the application form is completed.

Documents Required to Fill Umbrella Scheme for Education of ST application form 2020

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Important Documents


School/college current year bonafide certificate


Self-attested certificate of academic mark sheet of the previous year


Income certificate


Passport size photograph of the applicant


School leaving certificate


Hostel certificate (for hosteller students)


Domicile certificate


Thesis typing/printing bill (in case of MPhil, Ph.D., D.Litt, D.Pharm, D.Sc students)


Disability certificate (in case of disabled persons)


The first page of bank passbook


Self-attested copy of Aadhar card


Self-attested caste certificate issued by the competent authority


Fee receipt of current course year

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Important Dates to Know for Umbrella Scholarship 2020

Check the important dates of the scheme:


Important Dates (Tentative)

Beginning of application process

20th June 2020

Last date to apply

15th October 2020

Document verification last date

17th October 2020

Announcement of result

November 2020

Distribution of the rewards

December-January 2021

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Hanna Anandbhai Vasava, February 23, 2022