March 9, 2022

UP Scholarship: An opportunity for every struggling student

The idea of scholarships in educational institutions like colleges and universities has existed for a while. But, what does it mean to receive a scholarship?

“A scholarship is a form of financial aid awarded to students to further their education. Scholarships are awarded based upon various criteria, such as academic merit, diversity and inclusion, athletic skill, and financial need.”

While the recipients are not required to repay scholarships, the awards may require that the recipient continue to meet certain requirements during their period of support, such as maintaining a minimum grade point average or engaging in a certain activity – example: playing on a school sports team for athletic scholarship holders, or serving as a teaching assistant for some graduate scholarships). The state of Uttar Pradesh is known to have its scholarship, which is given to students residing in that area.

What is UP Scholarship?

This scholarship is granted to students domiciled in Uttar Pradesh who are studying in classes IX or above. The northern state in India is home to over 2 lakh schools and 60 universities maintaining a humongous education system. Aimed at providing financial support to students at different levels of education in the state, it also includes multiple pre-matric and post-matric schemes for SC/ST/OBC/Minority/General category candidates.

The Pre-Matric scholarship scheme is particularly for class IX and class X students and the Post-Matric scholarship scheme is for class XI and class XII students. The Post-Matric scholarship scheme is further divided into
i). Post-Matric Inter Class XI-XII
ii). Post-Matric other than Inter
iii). Post-Matric outside the state.

UP Scholarship Eligibility Criteria:

Uttar Pradesh Social Welfare Department offers several programs like this to the deserving aspirants and students of Uttar Pradesh from 9th Standard to Post Graduation. To avail of this scholarship program, the candidates should apply through the online portal that is

 It can be assumed that this application process both for the Pre-Matric and Post-Matric program 2022-2023 will be started from July 2022. As per the policy of this program, the annual income of the candidates’ parents should not be 1 lakh and 2 lakh, who are applying for the pre-matric and post-matric scholarships respectively.

The meritorious candidates belonging from the SC, ST, OBC, and other minority communities, and General candidates can apply for financial assistance for their further studies. The last date of applying for this program in 2022 will vary for the Pre-matric and Post-matric scholarships.

UP Scholarship Application (Tentative Dates):

As per the website (, some of the latest updates for this year are –

  • Start of Application – July 2022 (Tentative).
  • Last date of Application – October 2022 (Tentative).
  • Application Correction Window – November 2022 (Tentative).
  • Disbursement of scholarship Scheme – December 2022 (Tentative).

UP Scholarship Qualifications (Education and Nationality):

A candidate applying for this scholarship must have the following educational and nationality qualifications: 


  • The candidate must be a student of class 9 or class 10 in a recognized school of Uttar Pradesh.
  • Students who have already given the class 10 examination and are in class 11 or class 12 may apply under the UP Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme.
  • The applicants require to qualify for the previous year’s examination with at least a 60% score.


  • The applying candidate must be a resident of India.
  • They must contain a domicile certificate of Uttar Pradesh that can prove that they are a permanent resident of the state.

UP Scholarship Login 2022 

  • Once the registration process will be completed, the aspirants have to go to the homepage of the scholarship’s official website.
  • The candidates need to log in.
  • The candidates require to choose the type of fresh scholarship and click on the relevant link. 
  • They then need to provide the registration number, date of birth, and password.
  • Lastly, they have to enter the Captcha and click on done.

Education Schemes like these are extensively provided for students of the weaker economic and minority sections of society. This scheme is a part of a large education network system in the northern state which takes pride in 2 lakh schools and 60 universities tied under it. They largely help eligible students in completing their school education and pursuing further studies in higher institutions.

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