National Scholarship Portal (NSP) 2020-2021

National Scholarship Portal (NSP) 2020-2021: The “National Scholarship Portal” is a solitary platform for all the State & Central Government Scholarship Schemes.

These scholarships are divided into 3 categories

  • Central Schemes (17 Scholarships)
  • UGC Schemes (4 Scholarships)
  • State Schemes (66 Scholarships)

So, there are 87 scholarships at the National Scholarship Portal that a student can access to.

There are a few eligibility factors for each scholarship that the applicant must fulfill.

In this article, we have provided the details of all the 87 scholarships including the application procedure.

Interested candidates can go through the below sections to apply online.

National Scholarship Portal (NSP) 2020-2021

The National Scholarship Portal is operated by the “Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology“, Govt. of India. All the schemes in the NSP are funded by the state and central governments under various welfare departments.

National Scholarship Portal

This is the one-stop solution for students who are seeking scholarships. From the application process to the disbursement of the scholarship, everything will be done on this portal.

Without any delay, let us dig into each scholarship.

As we discussed earlier, all the scholarships in the NSP are categorized into 3 sections.

  1. Central Schemes
  2. UGC Schemes
  3. State Schemes

Now, let us go through each section thoroughly.

1. NSP Central Schemes

There are 17 scholarships under the Central Schemes category.

Name of the ScholarshipApplication Last DateHow to Apply?
Pre-Matric Scholarship for MinoritiesNovember 2020Apply Here
Post-Matric Scholarship for MinoritiesNovember 2020Apply Here
Merit cum Means Scholarship for Professional & Technical CoursesNovember 2020Apply Here
Pre-Matric Scholarship for Students with DisabilitiesNovember 2020Apply Here
Post-Matric Scholarship for Students with DisabilitiesNovember 2020Apply Here
Scholarships for Top Class Education for Students with DisabilitiesNovember 2020Apply Here
Top Class Education Scheme for SC StudentsNovember 2020Apply Here
Post-Matric Financial Assistance for Education of the Wards of Beedi/ Cine/ IOMC/ LSDM WorkersNovember 2020Apply Here
Pre-Matric Financial Assistance for Education of the Wards of Beedi/ Cine/ IOMC/ LSDM Workers November 2020Apply Here
Aam Aadmi Bima Yojna Scholarship for Andhra PradeshOffline Application
National Fellowship and Scholarship for Higher Education of ST Students (Formally Top Class Education for Schedule Tribe Students)November 2020Apply Here
National Scheme of Incentive to Girls for Secondary EducationNovember 2020Apply Here
National Means Cum Merit ScholarshipNovember 2020Apply Here
Central Sector Scheme of Scholarships for College & University StudentsNovember 2020Apply Here
Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme For Central Armed Police Forces And Assam RiflesDecember 2020Apply Here
PM Scholarship Scheme for Wards of States/ UTs Police Personnel Martyred During Terror/Naxal AttacksDecember 2020Apply Here
Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme for RPF/ RPSFNovember 2020Apply Here

Pre-Matric Scholarship for Minorities

The Pre-Matric Scholarship for Minorities is instigated in the year 2006 to encourage the parents from minority communities to send their child to the school.

This scheme is organized by the Ministry of Minority Affairs (MOMA), Govt. of India.

Eligible candidates will be benefited with tuition fee and maintenance allowances.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Only minority community students are eligible
  • The student must be studying between class 1 to 10
  • The annual income of the family should be less than Rs. 1 Lakh from all sources
  • Eligible minority communities are as follow
    • Muslims
    • Christians
    • Sikhs
    • Buddhists
    • Parsis
  • Must have passed the previous year with at least 50% marks

Benefits:

Admission & Tuition Fee:

Admission Fee for Class VI to X
(Day Scholars & Hostellers)
Rs. 500/- per year
Tuition Fee for Class VI to X
(Day Scholars & Hostellers)
Rs. 350/- per month

Maintenance Allowances:

Classes I to V
(Day Scholars)
Rs. 100/- per month
Classes VI to X
(Day Scholars)
Rs. 100/- per month
Classes VI to X
(Hostellers)
Rs. 600/- per month

Note: The monthly stipend is provided for only 10 months in an academic year.

Post-Matric Scholarship for Minorities 2020-21

The Post-Matric Scholarship for Minorities is applicable for the 11th & 12th class students from minority categories.

This scheme is offered by the Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India.

More than 5 lakh students are applying for the scheme every year.

Shortlisted candidates will get Admission Fee, Tuition Fee & Maintenance Allowance.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicant must belong to minority community only (Muslims, Christians, Buddhists, Sikhs, Parsis)
  • The student must be pursuing 11th or 12th standard
  • The family’s annual income should be less than Rs. 2,00,000/- (Two Lakh Rupees)
  • Candidates pursuing 11th or 12th level technical & vocational courses can also apply for the scheme

Benefits:

The beneficiaries will get Admission amount, tuition fee & maintenance allowances

ClassAdmission & Tuition Fee
Classes 11th & 12th
(Day Scholars & Hostelers)
Rs. 7,000/- per annum
11th & 12th Level Technical & Vocational Courses
(Day Scholars & Hostelers)
Rs. 10,000/- per annum

Maintenance Allowances:

ClassMaintenance Allowance
Classes 11th & 12th
(Day Scholars)
Rs. 230/- per month
Classes 11th & 12th
(Hostellers)
Rs. 380/- per month
Classes 11th & 12th level Technical & Vocational Courses (Day Scholars)Rs. 230/- per month
Classes XI & XII level Technical & Vocational Courses (Hostellers)Rs. 380/- per month

2. NSP UGC Schemes

There are only 4 scholarship schemes under the University Grants Commission

Name of the ScholarshipApplication Last DateHow to Apply?
Ishan Uday Special Scholarship Scheme for North Eastern RegionNovember 2020Apply Here
PG Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl ChildJanuary 2021Apply Here
PG Scholarship for University Rank Holders (For 1st & 2nd Rank Holders)January 2021Apply Here
PG Scholarship Scheme for SC, ST Students for Pursuing Professional CoursesJanuary 2021Apply Here

3. NSP State Schemes

There are over 66 scholarship schemes under the State Schemes category.

Here is the list of state-wise scholarship schemes.

  • Assam – 8
  • Chandigarh – 5
  • Bihar – 3
  • Uttarakhand – 11
  • Tripura – 10
  • Karnataka – 2
  • Meghalaya – 2
  • Arunachal Pradesh – 3
  • Jammu Kashmir – 1
  • Dadra & Nagar Haveli – 3
  • Himachal Pradesh – 16
  • Manipur – 2
Name of the ScholarshipApplication Last DateHow to Apply?
Pre-matric Scholarship to the Children of those engaged in Occupations involving Cleaning & Prone to Health Hazards, AssamJanuary 2021Apply Here
Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students, AssamMarch 2021Apply Here
Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students, AssamMarch 2021Apply Here
Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students, AssamMarch 2021Apply Here
Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students, AssamJanuary 2021Apply Here
Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students (Class 9 & 10th), AssamMarch 2021Apply Here
Post-Matric Scholarship for ST Students, AssamMarch 2021Apply Here
Post-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students, AssamMarch 2021Apply Here
Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students, ChandigarhDecember 2020Apply Here
Post-Matric Scholarship for Transgender Students, ChandigarhJanuary 2021Apply Here
Post-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students, ChandigarhDecember 2020Apply Here
Dr. Ambedkar Post-Matric Scholarship for EBC Students, ChandigarhDecember 2020Apply Here
Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students (9th & 10th Class), ChandigarhNovember 2020Apply Here
Post-Matric Scholarship for BC & EBC Students, BiharMarch 2021Apply Here
Post-Matric Scholarship for ST Students, BiharMarch 2021Apply Here
Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students, BiharMarch 2021Apply Here
Pre-Matric Scholarship (State Sector) for Minority Students, UttarakhandJanuary 2021Apply Here
Post-Matric Scholarship for EBC Students, UttarakhandJanuary 2021Apply Here
Pre-Matric Scholarship (State-Sector) for Disability Students, UttarakhandFebruary 2021Apply Here
Pre-Matric Scholarship (State-Sector) for SC Students, UttarakhandFebruary 2021Apply Here
Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students (State Sector), UttarakhandFebruary 2021Apply Here
Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students (State Sector- 50% & Central- 50%), UttarakhandFebruary 2021Apply Here
Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students (Central Sector), UttarakhandFebruary 2021Apply Here
Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students (Central Sector), UttarakhandFebruary 2021Apply Here
Post-Matric Scholarship for ST Students, UttarakhandFebruary 2021Apply Here
Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students, UttarakhandFebruary 2021 Apply Here
Post-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students, UttarakhandFebruary 2021 Apply Here
Dr. Ambedkar Post-Matric Scholarship for EBC Students (Secondary Education), TripuraDecember 2020Apply Here
Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students, TripuraMarch 2021Apply Here
Post-Matric Scholarship for ST Students, TripuraMarch 2021Apply Here
Post-matric Scholarship for SC Students, TripuraJanuary 2021Apply Here
Post-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students, TripuraFebruary 2021Apply Here
Dr. Ambedkar Post-Matric Scholarship for EBC Students, TripuraMarch 2021Apply Here
NEC Merit Scholarship, TripuraMarch 2021Apply Here
Pre-Matric SC Cleaning & Health Hazard, TripuraFebruary 2021Apply Here
Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students (9th & 10th Class), TripuraFebruary 2021Apply Here
Mukhyamantri Yuba Yogayog Yojana, TripuraJune 2021Apply Here
Post-Matric Scholarship for ST Students, KarnatakaApply Here
Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students (Central Sponsored) for Classes 9th & 10th, KarnatakaApply Here
Umbrella Scheme for Education of ST Children – Pre-Matric Scholarship (Classes 9th & 10th) for ST Students, MeghalayaMarch 2021Apply Here
Umbrella Scholarship for Education of ST Children – Post-Matric Scholarship for ST Students, MeghalayaMarch 2021Apply Here
Umbrella Scheme for Education of ST Students -Pre-Matric Scholarship (Class 9th & 10th) for ST Students, Arunachal Pradesh December 2020Apply Here
Umbrella Scheme for Education of ST Children -Post Matric Scholarship for ST Students, Arunachal Pradesh December 2020Apply Here
Scheme for Award of Stipend to the ST Students, Arunachal Pradesh December 2020Apply Here
Post-Matric Scholarship for ST Students, Jammu & KashmirJuly 2021Apply Here
Pre-Mattric Scholarship for OBC Students, Dadra & Nagar HaveliOctober 2020Apply Here
Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students, Dadra & Nagar HaveliOctober 2020Apply Here
Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students, Dadra & Nagar HaveliOctober 2020Apply Here
Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students (Central Sector), Himachal PradeshDecember 2020Apply Here
Post-Matric Scholarship for ST Students (Central Sector), Himachal PradeshDecember 2020 Apply Here
Post-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students (Central Sector), Himachal Pradesh December 2020 Apply Here
Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students (Central Sector), Himachal Pradesh December 2020 Apply Here
Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students (Central Sector), Himachal Pradesh December 2020 Apply Here
Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students (Central Sector), Himachal Pradesh December 2020 Apply Here
Dr. Ambedkar Post-Matric Scholarship for EBC Students, Himachal PradeshDecember 2020 Apply Here
Mukhyamantri Protsahan Yojana, Himachal Pradesh December 2020 Apply Here
Maharishi Balmiki Chatravriti Yojana, Himachal Pradesh December 2020 Apply Here
Integrated Rural Development Program, Himachal PradeshDecember 2020 Apply Here
Kalpana Chawla Chatravriti Yojana, Himachal Pradesh December 2020 Apply Here
Indira Gandhi Utkrisht Chatravriti Yojana, Himachal Pradesh December 2020 Apply Here
Thakur Sen Negi Utkrisht Chatravriti Yojana, Himachal PradeshDecember 2020 Apply Here
Swami Vivekanand Utkrisht Chatravriti Yojana, Himachal PradeshDecember 2020 Apply Here
Dr. Ambedkar Medhavi Chatravriti Yojana for SC Students, Himachal PradeshDecember 2020 Apply Here
Dr. Ambedkar Medhavi Chatravriti Yojana for OBC Students, Himachal Pradesh December 2020 Apply Here
Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students (9th & 10th Class), ManipurDecember 2020 Apply Here
Post-Matric Scholarship for ST Students, ManipurDecember 2020 Apply Here

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