UP Scholarship 2021: Application Form (20-July), Dates, PFMS, Eligibility, Selection Process, Status

Last Updated : 23 Jul 2021
UP Scholarship Scheme

The application process for Pre-Matric and Post-Matric Scholarships 2021-22 to Start From 20th July 2021. The Uttar Pradesh Government offers various scholarships for meritorious students belonging to General, OBC, SC, ST categories, and other minority communities. These scholarships are provided at different levels of education to provide financial assistance for further studies. All these scholarships are collectively known as UP Scholarships Scheme. The state government has also launched a separate portal ‘SAKSHAM’ for scholarships. Here we are providing all the details related to the application process, eligibility, benefits for the current UP Scholarship Scheme 2021.

Under the UP scholarship scheme, Pre-Matric and Post-Matric scholarships are offered. The Post-Matric scholarship is further categorised into Post-Matric Inter Class 11-12, Post-Matric other than Inter, and Post-Matric outside the State.


UP Scholarship 2021-22

Concerned Department

Department of Social Welfare, Govt. of UP

State Backward Welfare Department, Govt. of UP

Minority Welfare and Waqf Department, Govt. of UP

Official Website


UP Scholarship Scheme

  1. Pre-Matric Scholarship
  2. Post-Matric Scholarship
    1. Post-Matric Inter Class 11-12
    2. Post-Matric other than Inter
    3. Post-Matric outside the State

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UP Scholarship Scheme 2021-22 Latest Updates – 

  • The application process for UP pre-matric and post-matric Scholarship 2021-22 will begin on 23rd July 2021 and 20th July 2021 respectively.
  • As per the recent updates, the UP Scholarship 2021-22 application forms will be available till 12th October 2021 for the Pre-Matric scheme, while for the Post-Matric scheme the deadline is 21st October 2021.

UP Scholarship Scheme 2021-22: Important Dates

Here are the key dates related to UP Scholarships 2021-22.

UP Scholarship 2021-22 Events

Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme (class 9th and class 10th)

Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme (class 11th and 12th)

UP Scholarship Scheme 2021 Application Starts

23rd July 2021

20th July 2021

Last date to fill the application form

12th October 2021

21st October 2021

Application correction window

9th to 19th November 2021

16th November to 26th November 2021

Disbursement of UP scholarship

By 27th December 2021

By 27th December 2021

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UP Scholarship Scheme: Quick Overview

Deadline 21 Oct 2021
Class / Course Class 9, Class 10, Class 11, Class 12, Post Graduates, Undergraduates, Diploma, Certificate Courses
Scholarship Type Scholarship for Financially Deprived
Awarded Amount Variable Awards
Age Limit N/A
Gender All
Religion All
State Uttar Pradesh
Country India
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Available Application Forms

Uttar Pradesh Scholarship Scheme 2021 is being offered by the three departments of the Yogi Government - Department of Social Welfare, State Backward Welfare Department, and Minority Welfare and Waqf Department. The scholarship schemes are for the students of Class 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, UG, PG, Certificates, and Diploma courses. These scholarships are the state government’s initiative for helping aspiring students to access higher education. Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria can submit their entries for the upcoming session of UP Scholarship 2021.

Highlights of the UP Scholarship 2021:

  • Students who are studying in class 9th or class 10th in the Uttar Pradesh region can apply for the Pre Matric Scholarship.
  • Students who are studying in class 11th, 12th, UG, PG, Diplomas, and Certificate courses in UP can apply for the Post Matric Scholarship.
  • The scholarships are available for all categories.
  • Students who hold a very good academic record are eligible to apply.
  • There is no application fee.
  • The objective of the scholarship is to help economically weaker background students in completing their further education.

UP Scholarship Scheme 2020-21: Important Dates

Let’s check the important dates for the scholarship schemes:

UP Scholarship 2020-21 Events

Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme (class 9th and class 10th)

Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme (class 11th and 12th)

Other Courses (UG, PG, Certificate, and Diploma Courses)

UP Scholarship Scheme 2020 Application Starts

24th July 2020

01st August 2020

1st August 2020

Last date to fill the application form

21st January 2021

17th January 2021

01st December 2020

Last date to submit the hard copy of filled in application form along with necessary documents to the institution

Within 6 days of online application submission.

Within 7 days of online application submission.

Within 7 days of online application submission.

Online verification of applications

25th July 2020 to 2nd February 2021

2nd August 2020 to 21st January 2021

25th July 2020 to 14th December 2020

Get back the data from PFMS software after verification

3rd to 24th February 2021

18th January to 2nd February 2021

29th December 2020 to 06th January 2021

Decision Regarding Correct Data by district scholarship, Approve scholarship and fee reimbursement

12th to 17th March 2021

22nd February 2021

25th January 2021

Generate Demand from students for renewal from the state unit of NIC.

25th February to 21st March 2021


From 25th February 2021 to 16th April 2021

Transferring Scholarship amount in Bank Account of Applicant

24th March 2021

25th March 2021


Scholarship Distribution Ceremony Date

27th March 2021

27th March 2021


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Note: Candidates must note that all the above-mentioned dates are applicable for the academic year of 2021. The dates may change every year at the discretion of the scholarship provider.

Uttar Pradesh Scholarship Amount:

The winners of the scholarship scheme will receive a grant based on their performance.

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Minority Department

The Fellowship amount for Day Scholars

₹ 6,600


Fellowship amount for Hostellers

₹ 14,400


Samaj Kalyan Department (General/ SC/ ST/OBC)

The scholarship reward for Day Scholars

₹ 6,600


Scholarship reward for Hostellers

₹ 14,400


Minority Department

Fellowship grant for Day Scholars

₹ 25,000


Fellowship grant for Hostellers

₹ 29,000

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UP Scholarship 2021 Eligibility:

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Eligibility Criteria



  • An applicant should be a resident of India.
  • He/she must contain a domicile of the UP region.


Educational Qualifications

  • He/she must be a student of class 9th and 10th in the recognized schools located in Uttar Pradesh.
  • Students who have passed their class 10th examination can apply under the UP Post Matric Scholarship.
  • Applicants need to qualify for their previous year examination with at least 60% marks.


Additional Details

  • This scholarship scheme is available for students who belong to a financially weaker sector and can’t afford to complete their education.
  • For Post Matric Fellowship Program, the annual family income must be below 2 lakhs.
  • The annual family income must be as follows for UP Pre Matric Fellowship Program:
    • General: ₹ 25,546 for Urban Area students and ₹ 19,884 for Rural Area students
    • Minority Category Students: ₹ 1,00,000
    • ST/SC Category Students: ₹ 30,000
    • OBC Category Students: ₹ 30,000

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UP Scholarship 2021 Online Form - Important Points To Follow

The application procedure for all the scholarships is online. Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria before submitting their applications. Here are some important points related to the application procedure:

  • Fill in all the entries in the application form correctly.
  • Those who have failed the respective qualifying exam should not apply for the scholarship.
  • SMS notification will be sent on the registered mobile number of the candidates regarding acceptance or rejection of their application form.
  • Candidates can track their application status using their login details at the SAKSHAM portal.

How to fill UP scholarship form 2021-22:

We have received many email inquiries last year from students asking us "how to fill UP scholarship forms and what the fee is". We have sorted them and formed a short step by step guide for applicants who want to apply for the scheme.  Follow the given procedure to fill the application form for the scholarship program.

Step 1: Registration Process

  • Visit the official website i.e. www.scholarship.up.nic.in.
  • Search the “Student” section and then click on the “New Registration” button.
  • Fill in all mandatory details and click on “Submit” to register.

Step 2: Login Process

  • Once registered, tap on the “Student” tab and select the “Fresh Login” option for fresh applications and the “Renewal Login” option for renewal applications as per the scholarship option you are applying for.
  • Enter your login credentials- registration number, date of birth and password.
  • You will be directed to a new page containing important instructions regarding form filling and click “Proceed”.

Step 3: Filling the Application Form

  • After the completion of the login process, you will be directed to the user dashboard.
  • Now, click on the “Fill in application form” section and enter all the required information in the field provided.
  • Candidates must ensure to fill in the personal details, qualifications, and other information correctly.
  • Finally, click on the “Submit” button.

Step 4: Upload a Copy of All Supporting Documents

  • Once you click on the submit button, you will need to upload your scanned photograph and other supporting documents.
  • Candidates are advised to upload all the documents in the prescribed format.

Step 5: Review Your Application and Submit It

  • Once you have filled the application form make sure to recheck and review the details before final submission.
  • Candidates must note that there is no provision of making changes to the information filled by the applicant, once they have submitted the application form.

Step 6: Take a Print Out of Filled Application Form

  • The last and final step is to save or download the filled registration form. Candidates also have to take a printout of the same and must keep the hard copy safe for further usage.

How to do Correction in UP Scholarship Form?

Performing correction is a part of the UP scholarship application process wherein the applicants are allowed to make corrections (if required) in their online application form within the stipulated period of time. The students who have filled incorrect information in the online application form can make the rectifications and submit the corrected application online. As per the officials, the timeline to make corrections in the application form falls after the application process is over.

Steps to follow –

Step 1: Log in to UP Scholarship & Fee Reimbursement Online System

  • To begin the process visit the online UP scholarship portal (Scholarship & Fee Reimbursement Online System).
  • Now, click on “Student” and select Postmatric login (either intermediate fresh/renewal or other than intermediate fresh/renewal).
  • In the next step, log in using your registration number, date of birth and password/verification code.
  • Enter the captcha and submit.

Step 2: Start Making the Corrections

  • After successful login, you need to check your scrutiny result which is visible on the screen.
  • To make any corrections, click on the “Modify application after initial test” button.
  • You will be landed on the application page.
  • Make the required corrections and submit the corrected online application again.

Step 3: Submitting The Corrected Application To The Institution

  • Once you have made all the corrections in the UP scholarship application 2020-21 form, take a printout of the application.
  • Submit the hard copy of the corrected application to the respective institutions.

How to Check UP Scholarship Status 2021

The UP Scholarship portal allows its users to check their online application status. Whether you are a fresh applicant or want to apply for renewal, you can track your UP Scholarship Status 2021-22 through the dedicated online portal, SAKSHAM.

Information such as Registration Number and Date of Birth is necessary for checking the UP Scholarship Form Status 2021.

  • To check UP Scholarship Status 2021-22, one should open the official website.
  • Navigate to the “Status” tab.
  • Now, enter the login credentials, such as Registration Number and Date of Birth in the available space.
  • After filling in the details, select the Search button to check UP Scholarship Status.
  • The complete application status of UP Scholarship 2021-22 will be displayed on the screen.

Check complete UP Scholarship Status 2021-22 from the below-given table:

UP Scholarship Status

Useful Links

Check Status Pre matric (Fresh Student)

Click Here

Check Status Postmatric Intermediate (Fresh Student)

Click Here

Check Status Postmatric Other than Intermediate (Fresh Student)

Click Here

Check Status Pre matric (Renewal Student)

Click Here

Check Status Postmatric Intermediate (Renewal Student)

Click Here

Check Status Postmatric Other than Intermediate (Renewal Student)

Click Here

Check Scholarship Status With Bank Account Number

Click Here

UP Scholarship Status 2021-22

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Application for Renewal

In case shortlisted students did not receive any amount of UP Scholarship for the session 2021 within the prescribed schedule, they must contact the concerned official authority.

Contact Details –

UP scholarship customer care phone No. – 0522-2209270, 0522-2288861, 0522-2286199

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

Selection Criteria for UP Scholarship 2021:

The selection process of the qualified applicants will be organized by the members of the concerned authority. The candidates will be selected on the basis of his/her academic performance in the past examination and their financial needs.

Necessary Documents:

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A copy of the Aadhaar Card, Driving License, PAN Card, etc.


Caste Certificate (if required)


Annual Income Certificate issued by Tehsildar 


Domicile Certificate


Previous year Mark sheet and Certificates 


Front copy of Bank Pass Book (stated proper Account Number, Account Holder Name, Branch Address, IFSC Code, etc).


Latest Passport size photographs


Copy of scanned signature


Certified Affidavits


Other relevant documents

Rules and Regulations:

  • Only Uttar Pradesh domiciled candidates can enrol their entries.
  • The incomplete application form will not be considered.

UP Scholarship 2021-22 – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Question 1: What is UP scholarship?

Uttar Pradesh scholarship scheme is meant for the state domiciled students who are belonging to SC/ ST/ OBC/ General categories. The scheme is launched under the umbrella of the Minority Welfare Department, Backward Classes Welfare Department, Tribal Welfare Department and Samaj Kalyan Vibhag.

Question 2: Who is eligible to enrol for the UP Scholarship 2021-22?

The eligibility criteria for the UP 2021 Scholarship differs from one scheme to another. However, the common criterion for all the scholarships is that they are applicable for students who are domiciled in Uttar Pradesh state. These scholarships are applicable for students belonging to General, SC, ST, OBC, and Minority communities. While the pre-matric scholarships are meant for students of Class 9 and 10, the post-matric scholarships are meant for students of class 11 onwards.

Question 3: How can I check my UP scholarship for 2021?

The steps to check UP Scholarship are easy and hassle-free. All you need to do is visit the official website and then go to the application status and enter your login details. Refer to the UP scholarship status section for comprehensive steps.

Question 4: Is Aadhaar card mandatory for the scholarship scheme?

Yes, the Aadhar Card number is mandatory.

Question 5: How to apply for a scholarship in UP?

The applications for all scholarships offered by the UP government can be made online through its Scholarship and Fee Reimbursement Online System named 'Saksham'.

Question 6: How many students can avail benefits under UP scholarship schemes?

All students who fulfil the eligibility criteria for the scholarships can avail benefits under these schemes.

Question 7: How to edit information in Uttar Pradesh Scholarship Application Form?

Students can edit information filled in the application form until they submit the online application. To edit the application, go to the option “Student login” and enter the application id, and then click on the “login” button. After successful log-in, make the required correction. Candidates can also edit the details after submitting the application when the correction window opens.

Question 8: Is the UP scholarship date extended?

Yes. As per the latest announcement, pre-matric candidates can apply online for UP scholarship till 12th October 2021 and post-matric candidates can apply till 21st October 2021.



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Exams Planner - July 12, 2021REPLY

We do not disburse the scholarship. We are just providing information. You must check out the same with the official authorities.

Shivam - March 14, 2021REPLY

BA scholarships

Exams Planner - March 18, 2021REPLY

You can apply for UP Post Matric other than intermediate scholarship.

Ramroop Yadav - February 28, 2021REPLY

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Exams Planner - March 3, 2021REPLY

You must check out with the concerned department of the UP government.

gopoal - December 24, 2020REPLY


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Harshit - November 3, 2020REPLY

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