UP Scholarship Empowering Education in Uttar Pradesh

The UP Scholarship program for the academic year 2023-24 aims to support students within Uttar Pradesh’s extensive education system, encompassing over 2 lakh schools and more than 60 universities.

This initiative provides financial assistance to students across various educational levels within the state, including pre-matric and post-matric schemes tailored for SC/ST/OBC/Minority/General category candidates.

Scholarship Registration and Login

The process of registration and accessing the scholarship portal is simplified through technology.

Scholarship Application Timeline:

Scholarship CategoryApplication Start DateOnline Application DeadlineStatus Available DateScholarship Disbursement Date
Pre-Matric (Class 9th & 10th)18 May 20237 October 202325 November 2023Tentatively by 31 March 2024
Post-Matric (Class 11th & 12th/Dashmottar)10 May 202310 December 202326 November 2023Tentatively by 31 March 2024
Correction Period for Pre-Matric Scholarships9th to 19th November 2023
Correction Period for Post-Matric Scholarships19th to 27th January 2024

Note: Dates are applicable for the academic year 2023-24 and may vary annually.

Student Registration Process

Students can apply for scholarships through a systematic online registration process.

  1. New Student Registration:
  • Visit the official scholarship portal scholarship.up.gov.in.
  •  Navigate to the “Student” section and select “New Registration”.
  •  Choose the desired scholarship category.
  •  Complete mandatory details marked with *.
  •  Submit the registration form and keep the registration slip for reference.
  1. Student Login:
  • For fresh or renewal applications, log in using your registration number, date of birth, and password.
  •  Read and acknowledge form-filling instructions.
  •  Proceed to the application form.
  1. Scholarship Application:
  • Access the user dashboard after proceeding.
  •  Fill in the application form with relevant details.
  •  Apply.
  1. Document Upload:
  • Upload necessary documents, including photographs and supporting certificates.
  1. Final Submission:
  • Review the filled information before the final submission.
  •  Once submitted, no changes can be made.
  1. Submission at Educational Institution:
  • Print the submitted form and submit it with supporting documents to the respective educational institution.

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria vary based on the scholarship type and category of students. Common requirements include Uttar Pradesh domicile, academic qualifications, family income, and more.

Scholarship Amounts and Rewards

Scholarship amounts are tailored to the specific financial needs and academic merits of the students. The table outlines the award details for various scholarship categories.

Check Status and Queries

The scholarship portal offers the ability to track application status online. Contact helpline numbers provided for any queries related to scholarships.

Contact Information for UP Scholarship

If you have any inquiries concerning scholarships, including applications, status updates, and more, please don’t hesitate to reach out to the following helpline numbers:

  • For Backward Classes Welfare: 18001805131
  •  For Minority Welfare: 18001805229

FAQs Section

The following question answers are given below:

What is the UP Scholarship?

The Scholarship is a program by the Uttar Pradesh government that offers financial support to students across various categories, including SC/ST/OBC/Minority/General, to aid their education at different levels within the state

Who is eligible for UP Scholarships?

Eligibility varies based on the scholarship type, but generally, students must be permanent residents of Uttar Pradesh (UP) or hold a UP domicile. Scholarships are available for different academic levels and categories, such as SC/ST/OBC/Minority/General.

Can General category students apply for UP Scholarships?

Yes, students from the General category can also apply for Scholarships, along with students from SC/ST/OBC/Minority categories.

What is the scholarship amount offered under UP Scholarships?

The scholarship amount varies based on the scholarship category, academic level, and the candidate’s financial need. The amounts are not fixed and are subject to change.

How can I apply for UP Scholarships?

Students can apply online through the official scholarship portal of Uttar Pradesh, scholarship.up.gov.in. The application process involves:

  • Registration.
  • Fill out the application form.
  • Uploading documents.
  • Submitting it to the educational institution.

Can students studying outside Uttar Pradesh apply for UP Scholarships?

Yes, there are scholarships available for students with UP domicile studying outside the state. It’s important to review the eligibility criteria for each scholarship before applying to ensure you meet the requirements.

Remember that scholarship details, application dates, and eligibility criteria can change yearly, so it’s advisable to refer to the official scholarship portal for the most up-to-date information.


The Scholarship program is a comprehensive initiative supporting education in Uttar Pradesh across diverse categories. Through streamlined online registration and application processes, eligible students can access financial assistance to further their academic pursuits, contributing to the educational landscape of the state.

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