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National Portal Scholarship

NSP

National Scholarship Portal (NSP) 2022 is a mechanized award stage that conveys different awards introduced by the central government, state councils, and different government associations like UGC (University Grants Commission). The National Scholarship Portal has around 104 award plans worth numerous crores for the award searchers enrolled on the stage. According to specialists, the stage has, as yet, helped the public authority execute and administer awards worth more than INR 2,700 crores. The stage gloats about more than 127 Lakh applications out of which more than 84 Lakh applications are checked in addition.

Aim for the creation of National Portal Scholarship

What was the need to create this portal? This is an obvious question to occur in your mind. The key objectives behind the creation of this National Scholarship Portal include –

  1. To ensure that the scholarships are being disbursed to students on a timely basis
  2. To offer a common platform for both Central and State Government scholarships
  3. To create a transparent scholars’ database
  4. To avoid duplication that occurs while processing the applications
  5. To harmonize the variety of scholarships and their norms
  6. To ensure the application of DBT (Direct Benefit Transfer)

Benefits of NSP

Now when you are aware of the benefits that the National Scholarship Portal renders to the students, here is how you can get the best out of this portal –

  1. Check the eligibility for the NSP scholarships available.
  2. Register yourself with National Scholarship Portal and apply for the scholarship you are eligible for.
  3. Make hassle-free submission of applications online.
  4. The authorities will do the verification of the online application. Meanwhile, you can also track the status of your application through the portal.
  5. If successfully verified, the scholarship amount will be directly credited to the account of the student through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT). Know the current status of NSP scholarship payment through the portal.

National Scholarship Portal (NSP) – Various scholarships it covers

Known for its nationwide reach, the National Scholarship Portal covers almost all types of scholarships for students studying in class 1 to PhD level. The variety of scholarships that the NSP covers are majorly categorized under the following sections –

  1. Central schemes
  2. UGC schemes
  3. AICTE schemes
  4. State schemes

National Scholarship Portal (NSP) – Central Schemes

Different department operating under the Government of India runs a number of scholarships to help students pursue their dream academic career without any financial constraint. The renowned providers in the realm of scholarships include the Ministry of Minority Affairs (MOMA), Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD), Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment (MSJE), Ministry of Labour and Employment (MLE), Ministry of Tribal Affairs (MTA), Department of Higher Education (DHE) and more.

You can apply for all scholarships that are being offered by the central government through the National Scholarship Portal under the Central Schemes section. Please find the cumulative list of central NSP scholarships in the table given below.

National Scholarship Portal (NSP) – List of Central Schemes

Scholarship Name Provider Application Deadline
Pre-Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities Ministry of Minority Affairs 15 December 2021
Post Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities Ministry of Minority Affairs 15 January 2022
Merit Cum Means Scholarship for Professional and Technical Courses CS Ministry of Minority Affairs 15 January 2022
Pre-matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities 31 December 2021
Post-matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities 15 January 2022
Scholarships for Top Class Education for students with disabilities Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities 15 January 2022
Top Class Education Scheme for SC Students Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment 15 January 2022
Financial Assistance for Education of the Wards of Beedi/Cine/IOMC/LSDM Workers – Post-Matric Ministry of Labour & Employment 31 January 2022
Financial Assistance for Education of the Wards of Beedi/Cine/IOMC/LSDM Workers – Pre-Matric Ministry of Labour & Employment 31 January 2022
Aam Aadmi Bima Yojna Scholarship for Andhra Pradesh Ministry of Labour & Employment Apply offline
National Fellowship and Scholarship for Higher Education of ST Students – Scholarship (Formally Top-Class Education for Schedule Tribe Students) – only for scholarships Ministry of Tribal Affairs 15 January 2022
NEC Merit Scholarship for NER Region North Eastern Council (NEC), DoNER 15 January 2022
National Means Cum Merit Scholarship Department of School Education & Literacy 15 January 2022
Central Sector Scheme of Scholarships for College and University Students Department of Higher Education 15 January 2022
Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme for Central Armed Police Forces and Assam Rifles WARB, Ministry of Home Affairs 15 January 2022
Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme For RPF/RPSF RPF/RPSF, Ministry of Railway 31 January 2022

National Scholarship Portal (NSP) – UGC Schemes

The University Grants Commission (UGC) is a prominent statutory body of the Indian government functioning under the MHRD (Ministry of Human Resource Development). It has been set up with an objective to coordinate, determine and maintain the standards of higher education in India. It is the authority that offers recognition to universities across India and also provides them with funds. Besides this, the UGC also offers some scholarship schemes for students pursuing college-level education.

The UGC schemes listed at the National Scholarship Portal are mentioned in the list given below.

National Scholarship Portal (NSP) – List of UGC Schemes

Scholarship Name Provider Application Deadline
ISHAN UDAY – Special Scholarship Scheme for North Eastern Region University Grants Commission 15 January 2022
PG Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child University Grants Commission – MHRD 15 January 2022
PG Scholarship for University Rank Holders (1st and 2nd Rank Holders) University Grants Commission – MHRD 15 January 2022
PG Scholarship Scheme for SC ST Students for Pursuing Professional Courses University Grants Commission – MHRD 15 January 2022

National Scholarship Portal (NSP) – AICTE Schemes

Regarded as the national-level council for technical education and a statutory body, AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education) functions under the Department of Higher Education, MHRD. Operating since 1945, AICTE looks after the coordinated development and proper planning for both technical as well as management education systems in India. Despite offering approval to postgraduate and undergraduate programs under specified categories, AICTE also offers a number of scholarships for students to ensure that financial constraint does not become a blocking stone in their professional career. Please find the names of those NSP scholarships in the list hereunder.

National Scholarship Portal (NSP) – List of AICTE Schemes

Scholarship Name Provider Application Deadline
Pragati Scholarship Scheme for Girls (Degree) for Technical Education Ministry of Human Resource Development – AICTE 15 January 2022
Pragati Scholarship Scheme for Girls (Diploma) for Technical Education Ministry of Human Resource Development – AICTE 15 January 2022
Saksham Scholarship Scheme for Differently Abled Students (Degree) for Technical Education Ministry of Human Resource Development – AICTE 15 January 2022
Saksham Scholarship Scheme for Differently Abled Students (Diploma) for Technical Education Ministry of Human Resource Development – AICTE 15 January 2022

National Scholarship Portal (NSP) – State Schemes

Just like the central government, the state government also offers scholarships for students who are domicile of that respective state. While many state governments operate their own scholarship portal for applications, some prefer inviting applications through the National Scholarship Portal. At present, the national scholarship portal covers state schemes of 6 different states namely, Bihar, Uttarakhand, Tripura, Karnataka, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh.

Please find the detailed list of state-level NSP scholarships in the table hereunder.

National Scholarship Portal (NSP) – List of State Schemes

Scholarship Name State Application Deadline
Post-Matric Scholarship (PMS) for BC/EBC Students Bihar N/A
Post-Matric Scholarship (PMS) for ST Students Bihar N/A
Post-Matric Scholarship (PMS) for SC Students Bihar N/A
Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme for Minority (100 percent State Sector)-Uttarakhand Uttarakhand 10 January 2022
Post Matric Scholarship for EBC Students-Uttarakhand Uttarakhand 10 January 2022
Pre-Matric Disability Scholarship (State Sector)-Uttarakhand Uttarakhand 10 January 2022
Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students (State Sector)-Uttarakhand Uttarakhand 10 January 2022
Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students (State Sector)-Uttarakhand Uttarakhand 10 January 2022
Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students (State Sector 50% and Central Sector 50%)-Uttarakhand Uttarakhand 10 January 2022
Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students (Center Sector)-Uttarakhand Uttarakhand 10 January 2022
Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students (Center Sector)-Uttarakhand Uttarakhand 10 January 2022
Post-Matric Scholarship for ST Students-Uttarakhand Uttarakhand 10 January 2022
Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students-Uttarakhand Uttarakhand 10 January 2022
Post-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students-Uttarakhand Uttarakhand 10 January 2022
Pre-Matric ST Scholarship Schemes Tripura 25 January 2022
Post-Matric ST Scholarship Schemes Tripura 25 January 2022
Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students Tripura 31 December 2021
Post-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students Tripura 31 January 2022
Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Post Matric Scholarship for Economically Backward Classes (EBC) Tripura 31 January 2022
NEC Merit Scholarship Tripura N/A
Centrally Sponsored Scheme for Pre-Matric (9 & 10) Scholarship for ST Students Karnataka Will open soon
Post-Matric Scholarship (PMS) for ST Students Karnataka N/A
Umbrella Scheme for Education of ST Children – Pre-Matric Scholarship (Class 9 and 10) for ST Students Meghalaya 31 January 2022
Umbrella Scheme for Education of ST Children – Post-Matric Scholarship (PMS) for ST Students Meghalaya 31 January 2022
Umbrella Scheme for Education of ST Students-Pre-Matric Scholarship (Class IX & X) for ST Students Arunachal Pradesh 30 November 2021
Umbrella Scheme for Education of ST Children -Post Matric Scholarship (PMS) for ST Students Arunachal Pradesh 25 January 2022
Scheme for Award of Stipend to the Scheduled Tribe Students Arunachal Pradesh 25 January 2022

Here are some more state-level scholarships that have been added to the National Scholarship Portal recently.

National Scholarship Portal (NSP) – List of More State Scholarships

Scholarship Name State Application Deadline
Pre-Matric Scholarship to Children of those Engaged in Uncleaned Occupation Assam N/A
Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students (Class 9 & 10) Assam 31 December 2021
Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students – Assam Assam 31 December 2021
Pre-Matric Scholarship to OBC Students – Assam Assam 31 December 2021
Pre-Matric Scholarship to ST Students – Assam Assam N/A
Pre-Matric Scholarship to ST Students (Class 9 & 10) – Assam Assam 31 December 2021
Post-Matric Scholarship to OBC Students – Assam Assam 31 December 2021
Post-Matric Scholarship to ST Students – Assam Assam 31 December 2021
Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students – Chandigarh Chandigarh 15 January 2022
Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme for Transgender Students – Chandigarh Chandigarh 31 December 2021
Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme for OBC Students – Chandigarh Chandigarh 15 January 2022
Dr. Ambedkar Post-Matric Scholarship for EBC Students – Chandigarh Chandigarh 15 January 2022
Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC Students, Chandigarh Chandigarh 15 December 2021
Post Matric Scholarship to ST Students Jammu & Kashmir 25 January 2022
Pre-Matric Scholarship to OBC Students Dadra & Nagar Haveli 15 December 2021
Pre-Matric Scholarship to SC Students Dadra & Nagar Haveli 15 December 2021
Pre-Matric Scholarship to ST Students Dadra & Nagar Haveli 15 December 2021
Centrally Sponsored Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC Students Himachal Pradesh 27 January 2022
Centrally Sponsored Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for ST Students Himachal Pradesh 27 January 2022
Centrally Sponsored Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for OBC Students Himachal Pradesh 27 January 2022
Centrally Sponsored Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme for ST Students Himachal Pradesh 27 January 2022
Centrally Sponsored Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC Students Himachal Pradesh 27 January 2022
Centrally Sponsored Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme for OBC Students Himachal Pradesh 27 January 2022
Dr. Ambedkar Post Matric Scholarship for EBC Students Himachal Pradesh 27 January 2022
Mukhya Mantri Protsahan Yojana Himachal Pradesh 27 January 2022
Maharishi Balmiki Chatravriti Yojana Himachal Pradesh 27 January 2022
Integrated Rural Development Program (IRDP) Himachal Pradesh 27 January 2022
Kalpana Chawla Chatravriti Yojana Himachal Pradesh 27 January 2022
Indira Gandhi Utkrisht Chatravriti Yojana Himachal Pradesh 27 January 2022
Thakur Sen Negi Utkrisht Chatravriti Yojana Himachal Pradesh 27 January 2022
Swami Vivekanand Utkrisht Chatravriti Yojana Himachal Pradesh 27 January 2022
Dr. Ambedkar Medhavi Chatravriti Yojana for SC Students Himachal Pradesh 27 January 2022
Dr. Ambedkar Medhavi Chatravriti Yojana for OBC Students Himachal Pradesh 27 January 2022
Scholarship Name State Application Deadline
Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students – Manipur Manipur 31 January 2022
Post-Matric Scholarship for ST Students – Manipur Manipur 31 January 2022
Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Cleaning and Health Hazard – Tripura Tripura 31 December 2021
Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students – Tripura Tripura 31 December 2021
Mukhyamantri Yuba Yogayog Yojana – Tripura Tripura 30 June 2020
Scholarship Name State/UT Application Deadline
Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Pre-Matric Scholarship for Needy ST Students (Class 9 and 10) Goa 28 February 2022
Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Post-Matric Scholarship ST Students Goa 28 February 2022
Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students (Class 9 and 10) Puducherry 31 January 2022
Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students Puducherry 31 January 2022
Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students (Class 9 and 10) Puducherry 31 January 2022
Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Post-Matric Scholarship for ST Students Puducherry 31 January 2022
Scholarship Name State/UT Application Deadline*
Post Matric Scholarship for SC Students Dadra & Nagar Haveli 15 December 2021
Post Matric Scholarship for OBC Students Dadra & Nagar Haveli 15 December 2021
Post Matric Scholarship for ST Students Dadra & Nagar Haveli 15 December 2021
Pre Matric Scholarship for SC Students (Class 6 to 10) Puducherry 31 January 2022
Dr. Ambedkar Grant for SC Students Studying in Professional Colleges Puducherry N/A
Retention Scholarship for SC Girl Students Puducherry 31 January 2022
Opportunity Cost to Parents of SC Girl Students Puducherry 31 January 2022
Stipend to SC Trainers in Government ITI Puducherry 31 January 2022
Adhoc Merit Grant for SC Students Puducherry 31 January 2022
Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Pre-Matric Scholarship to OBC Students Puducherry 15 December 2021
Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Post-Matric Scholarship to OBC Students Puducherry 15 December 2021
Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students (Class 9 and 10) Ladakh 31 December 2021
Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Post-Matric Scholarship for ST Students Ladakh 24 January 2022

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