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NSP State-Funded Scholarships – State-Wise List, Eligibility, Awards

NSP state-funded scholarships are the scholarships that are listed under the ‘State Schemes’ section on the National Scholarship Portal. The section enlists a large number of scholarships offered by different states for their respective domicile students. Among the list of states come Assam, Chandigarh, Bihar, Uttarakhand, Karnataka, Tripura, Meghalaya, and others. The key objective of listing these scholarships on NSP is to ensure effective implementation and disbursal of scholarships through a single platform.

What kind of scholarships are offered? Who all can avail benefits through these scholarships? When can the students apply for these scholarships? The answers to all these questions have been covered in this article.

NSP State-Funded Scholarships – Assam

The Government of Assam offers a number of pre-matric and post-matric scholarships through NSP for students who are domiciles of Assam state. These scholarships are meant to support the education of students belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Other Backward Classes (OBC) categories. The table given below highlights a complete list of NSP state-funded scholarships by the Assam government along with their eligibility criteria and award details.

List of NSP State-Funded Scholarships by Assam Government

Scholarship Name Eligibility Award Details
Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students (Class 9 & 10) Open for SC category students studying in Class 9 and 10.

The annual income of the family should be less than INR 2.5 lakh.

Maintenance allowance, books and ad-hoc grant
Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students SC category students studying in Class 11 or above can apply.

They must have passed matriculation/higher secondary examination from a recognized board.

The annual income of the family should be less than INR 2.5 lakh.

Maintenance allowance, reimbursement of compulsory non-refundable fees, book allowance and other benefits
Pre-Matric Scholarship to OBC Students The students belonging to OBC category and studying in Class 1 to 10 can apply.

The annual family income should be less than INR 2.5 lakh.

Up to INR 500 per month and other grants
Pre-Matric Scholarship to ST Students ST category students studying in Class 1 to 8 can apply.

The annual income of the family should be less than INR 50,000 per annum.

INR 100 per month
Pre-Matric Scholarship to ST Students (Class 9 & 10) Open for ST category students studying in Class 9 or 10.

The annual income of the family should be less than INR 2 lakh.

Maintenance allowance, books and ad-hoc grants, and other benefits
Post-Matric Scholarship to OBC Students The students belonging to OBC category and studying in Class 11 and above can apply.

The annual income of the family should be less than INR 1.5 lakh.

Maintenance allowance, reimbursement of compulsory non-refundable fees, additional allowances
Post-Matric Scholarship to ST Students ST category students studying in Class 11 or above can apply.

The annual income of the family should be less than INR 2 lakh.

They must have passed the matriculation/higher secondary exam from a recognised board.

Maintenance allowance, reimbursement of compulsory non-refundable fees, additional allowances

Application Timeline: The applications for these scholarships tentatively open in the month of November and continue till January or March.

Also Read: Top Scholarships for Students of Assam

NSP State-Funded Scholarships – Chandigarh

The Chandigarh Administration, with the support of the central government and its education department, offers a number of scholarships for students who are domiciles of Chandigarh through the National Scholarship Portal. The key objective of these scholarships is to encourage the underprivileged students to pursue their education without any financial constraint. These scholarships can be broadly categorized into pre-matric scholarships and post-matric scholarships. The table below provides complete details related to NSP state-funded scholarships offered by the Chandigarh Administration.

List of NSP State-Funded Scholarships by Chandigarh Administration

Scholarship Name Eligibility Award Details
Post-Matric Scholarship for Transgender Students Open for transgender students who are pursuing studies at post-matriculation level can apply.

They must have passed matriculation/higher secondary level from a recognised board.

The annual family income should be less than INR 2.5 lakh.

Maintenance allowance, reimbursement of compulsory non-refundable fees and other benefits
Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students SC category students pursuing studies at post-matriculation level can apply.

The annual income of the family should be less than INR 2.5 lakh.

Maintenance allowance, reimbursement of compulsory non-refundable fees and other benefits
Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme for OBC Students Open for OBC category students who are studying at post-matriculation level.

They must have passed higher secondary/matriculation from a recognised board.

The students must not hold any other scholarship.

Maintenance allowance, reimbursement of compulsory non-refundable fees and other benefits
Dr. BR Ambedkar Post-Matric Scholarship for EBC Students General category students pursuing studies at post-matriculation level can apply.

Their annual family income should be less than INR 1 lakh.

Maintenance allowance, reimbursement of compulsory non-refundable fees and other benefits
Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC Students Open for SC category students who are studying in Class 9 or 10.

Their annual family income must not exceed INR 2.5 lakh.

Up to INR 525 per month and annual book and ad-hoc grant

Application Timeline: The applications for these scholarships tentatively open in the month of November and continue till December and January.

Also Read: Chandigarh Scholarship – Complete List, Eligibility, Key Dates

NSP State-Funded Scholarships – Bihar

The Government of Bihar also enlists some of its post-matric scholarships on the National Scholarship Portal that come under the category of NSP state-funded scholarships. These scholarships are meant to offer financial assistance to students belonging to SC, ST, BC, and EBC categories. The students who find themselves eligible for these scholarships can apply online through the national scholarship portal. A detailed description of these scholarships, their eligibility and award details is covered in the table below.

List of NSP State-Funded Scholarships by Bihar Government

Scholarship Name Eligibility Award Details
Post Matric Scholarship for SC Students Open for SC category students pursuing studies at post-matriculation level.

They must have passed the last qualifying examination.

The annual family income should be less than INR 2.5 lakh.

Maintenance allowance, additional allowance, reimbursement of compulsory non-refundable fees
BC-EBC Post Matric Scholarship The students who belong to Backward and Economically Backward Classes can apply.

They must be studying in Class 11 to postgraduation level.

Their annual family income should be less than INR 1.50 lakh.

Variable financial assistance
ST-Post Matric Scholarship ST category students pursuing studies at post-matriculation level can apply.

They must have passed their last qualifying examination.

Their annual family income should be less than INR 2.50 lakh.

Maintenance allowance, reimbursement of compulsory non-refundable fees, additional allowance and other benefits

Application Timeline: The applications for these scholarships tentatively open in the month of January and continue till March.

Also Read: Bihar Scholarship 2020 – Complete List, Eligibility, Key Dates

NSP State-Funded Scholarships – Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand scholarships, offered by the government of Uttarakhand, are meant to support the education of students who are domiciles of Uttarakhand state. These scholarships are run by the Social Welfare Department of the state government and implemented through the National Scholarship Portal. The table below highlights key details of all NSP state-funded scholarships offered by Uttarakhand government.

List of NSP State-Funded Scholarships by Uttarakhand Government

Scholarship Name Eligibility Award Details
Post-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students Open for OBC category students studying in Class 11 onwards.

The annual family income should be less than INR 1 lakh.

Up to INR 750 per month
Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students Open for SC category students studying in Class 11 onwards.

The annual family income should be less than INR 2.5 lakh.

Up to INR 1,200 per month
Post-Matric Scholarship for ST Students ST category students studying in Class 11 onwards can apply.

The annual family income should be less than INR 2.5 lakh.

Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students (State/Center Sector) SC students of Class 1 to 10 can apply.

While there is no income limit for Class 1 to 8, the annual family income should be less than INR 2 lakh for Class 9 and 10 students.

Up to INR 3,500 per annum
Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students (State and Central Sector) OBC category students of Class 1 to 10 can apply.

The annual family income should be less than INR 44,500.

Up to INR 1,000 per annum
Pre-Matric Disability Scholarship (State Sector) Students with disabilities who are studying in Class 1 to 10 can apply.

The annual family income should be less than INR 24,000.

Up to INR 1,700 per annum
Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students (State/Center Sector) ST students of Class 1 to 10 can apply.

The annual family income should be INR 2 lakh for students of Class 9 and 10.

Up to INR 3,500 per annum
Post Matric Scholarship for EBC Students General category students whose annual family income is less than INR 1 lakh can apply.

They must be studying in Class 11 to postdoctoral level.

Maintenance allowance and other benefits
Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme for Minority (100 percent State Sector) Minority community students of Class 1 to 10 can apply.

The annual family income should be less than twice the current income slab of below poverty line.

Up to INR 120 per month

Application Timeline: The applications for these scholarships tentatively open in the month of October and continue till December.

NSP State-Funded Scholarships – Tripura

The Government of Tripura also offers a number of pre-matric and post-matric scholarships for students who are domiciles of Tripura state. Irrespective of the category to which you belong, if you are a domicile of Tripura, you can find scholarships for your academic requirements listed on the National Scholarship Portal under the ‘State Schemes’ category. The key NSP state-funded scholarships offered by the Tripura government have been listed below.

  • Post Matric Scholarships Scheme for ST
  • Post Matric Scholarships Scheme for SC
  • Pre-Matric Scholarships Scheme for ST
  • Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Post Matric Scholarship for EBC
  • Post Matric Scholarship for OBC Students
  • NEC Merit Scholarship
  • Pre-Matric SC (Class 9 & 10) Scholarship
  • Dr Ambedkar Post Matric Scholarship for EBC (Secondary Education)
  • Pre-Matric SC Cleaning and Health Hazard Scholarship
  • Mukhyamantri Yuba Yogayog Yojana

Application Timeline: The applications for all these scholarships tentatively open in the month of December and continue till January and February.

Also Read: Tripura Scholarship – Complete List, Eligibility, Key Dates

NSP State-Funded Scholarships – Karnataka

The Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of Karnataka also enlists its pre-matric and post-matric scholarship schemes on the National Scholarship Portal under ‘State Schemes’ section. These scholarships are meant for students who are domiciles of Karnataka state and belong to the Scheduled Tribes (ST) category.

  • Post-Matric Scholarship (PMS) for ST Students
  • Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Pre-Matric (Class 9 and 10) Scholarship for ST Students

Application Timeline: The applications for these scholarships tentatively open in the month of December and continue till February.

Also Read: Karnataka Scholarship – Complete List, Eligibility, Application Process

NSP State-Funded Scholarships – Meghalaya

The scholarships offered by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of Meghalaya come under the state-funded scholarship section of Meghalaya on NSP. Just like other state scholarships, the national scholarship portal looks after the effective implementation of these scholarships online. Meant to support the education ST category students of Karnataka, these scholarships are also categorised into Pre-Matric Scholarship and Post-Matric Scholarships. The list of scholarships is given hereunder.

  • Umbrella Scheme for Education of ST Children – Pre-Matric Scholarship
  • Umbrella Scheme for Education of ST Children – Post Matric Scholarship

Application Timeline: The applications for these scholarships tentatively open in the month of January and continue till March.

Also Read: Meghalaya Scholarships – Complete List, Eligibility, Key Dates

NSP State-Funded Scholarships – Arunachal Pradesh

The students who are permanent residents of Arunachal Pradesh state can avail benefits of the NSP state-funded scholarships offered by the Arunachal Pradesh government. These scholarships are offered by the Department of Social Justice, Empowerment & Tribal Affairs and the Directorate of Higher & Technical Education under the Government of Arunachal Pradesh in partnership with the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India. The key Arunachal Pradesh scholarships listed on the NSP portal include –

  • Umbrella Scheme for Education of ST Students Pre-Matric Scholarship
  • Umbrella Scheme for Education of ST Children Post Matric Scholarship
  • Scheme for Award of Stipend to ST Students

Application Timeline: The applications for these scholarships tentatively open in the month of October and continue till November and December.

Also Read: Arunachal Pradesh Scholarship – Government of Arunachal Pradesh

NSP State-Funded Scholarships – Jammu Kashmir

The scholarship listed under NSP state-funded scholarship of Jammu Kashmir is “Post-Matric Scholarship to ST Students”. Open for ST category students of Jammu & Kashmir, this scholarship provides financial assistance for studies at post-matriculation level. The students are required to pursue studies in Class 11 to postdoctoral level. The annual family income of the applicant should not exceed INR 2 lakh from all sources.

Application Timeline: The applications for this scholarship tentatively start in the month of March and continue till July.

Also Read: J&K Scholarship – Complete List, Eligibility, Application Process

NSP State-Funded Scholarships – Dadra and Nagar Haveli

The scholarships meant for students who are domiciles of Dadra and Nagar Haveli come under the NSP state-funded scholarships of Dadra and Nagar Haveli. Students coming from SC, ST and OBC categories can avail benefits under these schemes for their studies in Class 1 to 10. The key scholarships listed on the NSP portal include –

  • Pre-Matric Scholarship to OBC Students
  • Pre-Matric Scholarship to SC Students
  • Pre-Matric Scholarship ST Students

Application Timeline: The applications for these scholarships tentatively start in the month of August and continue till November.

NSP State-Funded Scholarships – Himachal Pradesh

The Government of Himachal Pradesh also implements some of the centrally-sponsored and state-sponsored schemes through the National Scholarship Portal. These scholarships aim at providing financial assistance to students who are domiciles of Himachal Pradesh state. Whether you belong to the General category or any other reserved category, there are scholarships available for you. The list of scholarships that come under NSP state-funded scholarships of Himachal Pradesh include –

  • Centrally Sponsored Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC Students
  • Centrally Sponsored Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for ST Students
  • Centrally Sponsored Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for OBC Students
  • Centrally Sponsored Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme for ST Students
  • Centrally Sponsored Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC Students
  • Centrally Sponsored Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme for OBC Students
  • Dr. Ambedkar Post Matric Scholarship for EBC Students
  • Mukhya Mantri Protsahan Yojana
  • Maharishi Balmiki Chatravriti Yojana
  • Integrated Rural Development Program (IRDP)
  • Kalpana Chawla Chatravriti Yojana
  • Indira Gandhi Utkrisht Chatravriti Yojana
  • Thakur Sen Negi Utkrisht Chatravriti Yojana
  • Swami Vivekanand Utkrisht Chatravriti Yojana
  • Dr. Ambedkar Medhavi Chatravriti Yojana for SC Students
  • Dr. Ambedkar Medhavi Chatravriti Yojana for OBC Students

Application Timeline: The applications for these scholarships tentatively start in the month of September and continue till December.

Also Read: HP Scholarship – Scholarships for Students of Himachal Pradesh

NSP State-Funded Scholarships – Manipur

The Government of Manipur runs a number of scholarships for students who are domiciles of Manipur state out of which two scholarships are implemented through the National Scholarship Portal. Such scholarships are commonly referred to as NSP state-funded scholarships of Manipur. These scholarships are meant to support the students belonging to the Scheduled Tribe (ST) category at both pre-matric and post-matric level of education.

  • Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students
  • Post-Matric Scholarship for ST Students

Application Timeline: The applications for these scholarships tentatively start in the month of September and continue till December.

Also Read: Manipur Scholarship – List of Scholarships, Online Application Deadline

NSP State-Funded Scholarships – Goa

The Tribal Development Department of Goa, for the academic year 2020-21 enlists two scholarships offered by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India on the National Scholarship Portal. These scholarships are meant for students who are domiciles of Goa and belong to Scheduled Tribe (ST) category. These are centrally-sponsored scholarships which are implemented at different state/UT level. The names of scholarships include –

Application Timeline: The applications for these scholarships tentatively start in the month of August and continue till October.

NSP State-Funded Scholarships – Puducherry

Puducherry (also known as Pondicherry) is also among the long list of states and UTs that offer scholarships for its domicile students through National Scholarship Portal. The centrally sponsored scholarships by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment and the Ministry of Tribal Affairs are listed under the NSP state-funded scholarships offered by Puducherry government.  These scholarships are meant to support the education of students belonging to SC and ST categories. The list of scholarships include –

Application Timeline: The applications for these scholarships tentatively start in the month of August and continue till October.

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