Pre Matric Scholarship 2020-21 – Last Date, Eligibility, Application and Rewards

Pre-Matric Scholarship is a broad category of scholarships that offer financial assistance to students studying at the pre-matriculation level of education i.e. school education from class 1 to 10. The Government of India and other state government offer a number of pre-matric scholarships for students belonging to different categories including SC, ST, OBC, General, Minorities, EBC and more. The key objective of a pre-matric scholarship run by the government is to promote the school level of education among students with the help of financial aid thereby reducing the school drop-out rate.Scholarship Registration, Find New Scholarship

How many such scholarships are available for students? Who offers funds for these scholarships? When and where can a student apply for them? What are the important requirements to be fulfilled to apply for a pre-matric scholarship? Get the answer to all these questions in details in this article. It highlights every significant detail about each pre-matric scholarship including the complete list, eligibility criteria, application process, rewards, documents required and more.

IMPORTANT UPDATE: The applications for Pre-Matric Scholarships on the National Scholarship Portal are now open. Apply before 15th November 2021. Read further to know more!
ALERT: The applications for Pre-Matric Scholarships on the UP Scholarship Portal are also open. Apply before 12th October 2021. Read further to know more!

Pre-Matric Scholarship – The Complete List

A pre-matric scholarship can be broadly categorised into two categories namely centrally-funded and state-funded. While the centrally-funded scholarships are applicable for students nationwide, the state-funded scholarship target the students of their respective states. The key states offering a pre-matric scholarship for students include Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Maharashtra, Telangana, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Nagaland, Tripura, Manipur and more. The table below comprises a comprehensive list of all pre-matric scholarships available for students nationwide. You can also find information regarding the scholarship providers and application period highlighted in the table.

Detailed List of Pre-Matric Scholarship

S.No.Scholarship NameRegionProvider NameApplication Period*
1.Pre-Matric Scholarships Scheme for MinoritiesAll IndiaMinistry of Minority Affairs, Government of IndiaBetween August and December
2.Pre-matric Scholarship for Students with DisabilitiesAll IndiaDepartment of Empowerment of Persons with Disability, Government of IndiaBetween August and December
3.Financial Assistance for Education of the Wards of Beedi/Cine/IOMC/LSDM Workers – Pre-MatricAll IndiaMinistry of Labour and Employment, Government of IndiaBetween August and December
4.Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students (Class 9 & 10), DelhiDelhiDepartment for the Welfare of SC/ST/OBC, Government of NCT of DelhiBetween December and February
5.Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students, DelhiDelhiDepartment for the Welfare of SC/ST/OBC, Government of NCT of DelhiBetween December and February
6.Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students (Class 9 & 10), AssamAssamMinistry of Tribal Affairs, Government of IndiaBetween November and January
7.Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students (Class 1 to 8), AssamAssamDepartment of Welfare of Plains Tribes & Backward Classes, Government of AssamBetween November and January
8.Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students, AssamAssamMinistry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of IndiaBetween November and January
9.Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students (Class 9 & 10), AssamAssamMinistry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of IndiaBetween November and January
10.Pre-Matric Scholarship (Occupations Involving Hazardous Cleaning), AssamAssamMinistry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of IndiaBetween December and January
11.Pre-Matric Scholarship (Unclean Occupation), MaharashtraMaharashtraSocial Justice and Special Assistance Department, Government of MaharashtraBetween November and January
12.Pre-Matric Merit Scholarship for VJNT/SBC/SC Students, MaharashtraMaharashtraSocial Justice and Special Assistance Department, Government of MaharashtraBetween November and January
13.Pre-matric Scholarship for Disabled, MaharashtraMaharashtraSocial Justice and Special Assistance Department, Government of MaharashtraBetween November and January
14.Andhra Pradesh Pre-Matric ScholarshipAndhra PradeshAndhra Pradesh State Minorities Finance Corporation Ltd. (APSMFC)Always Open
15.Telangana Pre-Matric Scholarships For SC/ST/BC/Disabled WelfareTelanganaGovernment of TelanganaAlways Open
16.Pre-Matric Scholarships Scheme for ST, Tripura TripuraGovernment of TripuraBetween October and December
17.Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme for Minority (100 percent State Sector), UttarakhandUttarakhandUttarakhand Minorities CommissionBetween November and December
18.Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students (State/Central Sector), UttarakhandUttarakhandSocial Welfare Department, Government of UttarakhandBetween November and December
19.Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students (State and Central Sector), UttarakhandUttarakhandSocial Welfare Department, Government of UttarakhandBetween November and December
20.Pre-Matric Disability Scholarship (State Sector), UttarakhandUttarakhandSocial Welfare Department, Government of UttarakhandBetween November and December
21.Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students (State/Central Sector), UttarakhandUttarakhandSocial Welfare Department, Government of UttarakhandBetween November and December
22.Umbrella Scheme for Education of ST Students Pre-Matric Scholarship, Arunachal PradeshArunachal PradeshMinistry of Tribal Affairs, Government of IndiaBetween November and December
23.Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students, ManipurManipurDirectorate for Welfare of Other Backward Classes and SCs, Government of ManipurBetween September and October
24.Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students, ManipurManipurDirectorate for Welfare of Other Backward Classes and SCs, Government of ManipurBetween September and October
25.Pre-Matric Scholarship for Minorities, Uttar PradeshUttar PradeshMinority Department, Government of Uttar PradeshBetween July and September
26.Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students, Uttar PradeshUttar PradeshBackward Class Welfare Department, Government of Uttar PradeshBetween July and September
27.Pre-Matric Scholarship For ST/SC/General Category, Uttar PradeshUttar PradeshSocial Welfare Department, Government of Uttar PradeshBetween July and September
28.Pre-matric Scholarship for Schedule Tribe Students Studying in Class 9 and 10, NagalandNagalandMinistry of Tribal Affairs, Government of NagalandBetween May and June

*The application period mentioned above is tentative and may change on the discretion of the scholarship provider.Scholarship Registration, Get Scholarship Update

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Pre-Matric Scholarship – Key Eligibility

Each pre-matric scholarship comes with certain necessary conditions that need to be fulfilled by the students. These conditions are generally based on your current academic qualification and financial need. Also, there are scholarships meant for some specific category students. Find out which pre-matric scholarship is available for you in the table below. It acquaints you with detailed eligibility criteria for each pre-matric scholarship.

Detailed Eligibility Criteria of Each Pre-Matric Scholarship

S.No.Scholarship NameCategoryEligibility
1.        Pre-Matric Scholarships Scheme for MinoritiesMinority community
  • The students belonging to Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains and Parsis category can apply for this scholarship.
  • They must be studying in class 1 to 10.
  • The percentage of marks to be obtained by the students in previous qualifying examination should be at least 50%.
  • The annual income of the family should be less than INR 1 Lakh from all sources.
2.Pre-matric Scholarship for Students with DisabilitiesFor all
  • The scholarship is open for students with disabilities who are studying in class 9 or 10.
  • The level of disability should be 40% or more.
  • The annual income of the family should be less than INR 2.50 Lakh from all sources.
3.Financial Assistance for Education of the Wards of Beedi/Cine/IOMC/LSDM Workers – Pre-MatricFor all
  • The wards of individuals who work as a Beedi worker, Iron Ore Manganese & Chrome Ore Mines (IOMC) worker, Cine worker, LSDM (Limestone & Dolomite Mines) from at least six months can apply for this scholarship.
  • They must be studying in class 1 to 10 at a government recognised school.
  • The monthly income of the family should be less than INR 10,000 from all sources (for Cine workers, the monthly income should be less than INR 8,000).
4.Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students (Class 9 & 10), DelhiSC
  • The students, who are domiciled in Delhi can apply for this scholarship.
  • They must be studying in class 9 or 10 at a recognised school.
  • The annual income of the family should be less than INR 2.5 Lakh.
5.Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students, DelhiOBC
  • The students, who are domiciled in Delhi can apply for this scholarship.
  • They must be studying in class 1 to 10 at a recognised school.
  • The annual income of the family should be less than INR 2.5 Lakh.
  • The minimum attendance requirement in the previous year is 60%.
6.Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students (Class 9 & 10), AssamST
  • The students studying in class 9 or 10 at a government recognised school can apply.
  • They must be a domicile of Assam state.
  • The annual income of the family should be less than INR 2 Lakh.
7.Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students (Class 1 to 8), AssamST
  • The students, who are domiciled in Assam and studying in class 1 to 8 can apply for this scholarship.
  • The annual income of the family should be less than INR 50,000
8.Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students, AssamOBC
  • The students domiciled in Assam state can apply for this scholarship.
  • They must be studying in class 1 to 10 with minimum attendance of at least 60% in the previous year.
  • The annual income of the family should be less than INR 2.5 Lakh.
9.Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students (Class 9 & 10), AssamSC
  • The scholarship is open for students who are a permanent resident of Assam state and are studying in class 9 or 10 at a recognised school.
  • The annual income of the family should be less than INR 2.5 Lakh.
10.Pre-Matric Scholarship (Occupations Involving Hazardous Cleaning), AssamFor all
  • The wards of individuals involved in following occupations can apply for the scholarship –
    • Manual Scavenging
    • Tanning and flaying
    • Waste picking
    • Hazardous cleaning
  • They must be a domicile of Assam state and studying in class 1 to 10.
11.Pre-Matric Scholarship (Unclean Occupation), MaharashtraFor all
  • The scholarship is open for the wards of individuals involved in following occupations –
    • Scavenging
    • Tanning
    • Flaying
    • Sweeping
  • They must be a domicile of Maharashtra state and studying in class 1 to 10.
12.Pre-Matric Merit Scholarship for VJNT/SBC/SC Students, MaharashtraVJNT/SBC/SC
  • The students who are a permanent resident of Maharashtra state and studying in class 5 to 10 can apply.
  • They must have secured at least 50% marks in the previous qualifying examination.
  • They must have occupied the first or second position in their previous class.
13.Pre-matric Scholarship for Disabled, MaharashtraFor all
  • The students who are domiciled in Maharashtra and are studying in class 1 to 10 can apply for this scholarship.
  • The minimum level of disability should be 40%.
14.Andhra Pradesh Pre-Matric ScholarshipMinority Community
  • The students must belong to the economically weaker section of the minority community.
  • They must be studying in class 6 to 10.
  • Having 75% attendance is mandatory.
  • The annual income of the family should be less than INR 1 Lakh.
15.Telangana Pre-Matric Scholarships For SC/ST/BC/Disabled WelfareSC/ST/BC
  • The scholarship is open to students who are domiciled in Telangana and are studying in class 9 and 10.
  • The annual income of the family for SC/ST and BC/Minority welfare (urban area) students should be less than INR 2 Lakh.
  • The annual income of the family for BC/Minority welfare (rural area) students should be less than INR 1.5 Lakh.
  • The annual income of the family for EBC/Disabled welfare students should be less than INR 1 Lakh.
  • The minimum attendance required for the students at the end of each quarter is 75%.
16.Pre-Matric Scholarships Scheme for ST, TripuraST
  • The students who are domiciled in Tripura and studying in class 9 and 10 at a recognised school can apply for this scholarship.
  • The annual income of the family should not exceed INR 2 Lakh from all sources.
  • They must not be in receipt of any other centrally-funded scholarship.
17.Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme for Minority (100 percent State Sector), UttarakhandMinority Community
  • The students belonging to Uttarakhand state and studying in class 1 to 10 can apply for this scholarship.
  • They must be belonging to Muslims, Jains, Parsis, Christians, Sikhs and Buddhism communities.
  • They must have passed the last qualifying examination.
  • The annual income of the family should be less than the twice of current below poverty line income slab.
18.Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students (State/Central Sector), UttarakhandSC
  • The students who are domicile of Uttarakhand state and are studying in class 1 to 10 can apply for this scholarship.
  • They must have passed the last qualifying examination.
  • The annual family income of students of class 9 and 10 should be less than INR 2 Lakh. (Note: There are no income criteria for students of class 1 to 8).
19.Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students (State and Central Sector), UttarakhandOBC
  • The students of Uttarakhand domicile and studying in class 1 to 10 can apply for this scholarship.
  • They must have passed their last qualifying examination.
  • The annual income of the family should be less than INR 44,500.
20.Pre-Matric Disability Scholarship (State Sector), UttarakhandFor all
  • The scholarship is open for students having domicile of Uttarakhand state and studying in class 1 to 10.
  • The annual income of the family should be less than INR 24,000.
  • They must have passed the last qualifying examination.
21.Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students (State/Central Sector), UttarakhandST
  • The students who are permanent residents of Uttarakhand state can apply for this scholarship.
  • They must be studying in class 1 to 10.
  • They must have passed the last qualifying examination.
  • The annual family income of students of class 9 and 10 should be less than INR 2 Lakh (Note: There are no income criteria applicable for students of class 1 to 8).
22.Umbrella Scheme for Education of ST Students Pre-Matric Scholarship, Arunachal PradeshST
  • The scholarship is open for students who are domiciled in Arunachal Pradesh and studying in class 9 or 10 at a recognised school.
  • The annual income of the family should be less than INR 2 Lakh.
23.Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students, ManipurSC
  • The students must study in class 9 and 10 and be a permanent resident of Manipur state.
  • The annual income of the family should be less than INR 2 Lakh.
24.Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students, ManipurOBC
  • The students who are domiciled in Manipur and are studying in class 1 to 10 can apply for this scholarship.
  • The annual income of the family should be less than INR 2.50 Lakh from all sources.
25.Pre-Matric Scholarship for Minorities, Uttar PradeshMinority Community
  • The scholarship is open for students who are domiciled in Uttar Pradesh and are studying in class 9 and 10.
  • The annual income of the family should be less than INR 1 Lakh from all sources.
26.Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students, Uttar PradeshOBC
  • The domiciled students of Uttar Pradesh who are studying in class 9 and 10 can apply for this scholarship.
  • The annual income of the family should be less than INR 1 Lakh from all sources.
27.Pre-Matric Scholarship For ST/SC/General Category, Uttar PradeshSC/ST/General
  • The scholarship is open for students who are domiciled in Uttar Pradesh and are studying in class 9 and 10.
  • The annual income of the family should be less than INR 1 Lakh from all sources.
28.Pre-matric Scholarship for Schedule Tribe Students Studying in Class 9 and 10, NagalandST
  • The students who are a permanent resident of Nagaland can apply for this scholarship.
  • They must be studying in class 9 and 10 at a recognised school.
  • The annual income of the family should be less than INR 2 Lakh from all sources.

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Pre-Matric Scholarship – Application Process

With the advent of technology, most of the pre-matric scholarships accept online applications from the student. One of the most-popular nationally-acclaimed scholarship portal in India through which you can apply for various pre-matric scholarships is National Scholarship Portal. Besides this, some state governments also run their respective scholarship portal for online applications. Get a detailed application process of each pre-matric scholarship in the table below.

Detailed Application Process of Pre-Matric Scholarship

S.No.Scholarship NameHow to Apply?
1.Pre-Matric Scholarships Scheme for MinoritiesApply online through the National Scholarship Portal (NSP).
2.Pre-matric Scholarship for Students with DisabilitiesApply online through the National Scholarship Portal (NSP).
3.Financial Assistance for Education of the Wards of Beedi/Cine/IOMC/LSDM Workers – Pre-MatricApply online through the National Scholarship Portal (NSP).
4.Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students (Class 9 & 10), DelhiApply online through the E-district portal of Government of Delhi.
5.Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students, DelhiApply online through the E-district portal of Government of Delhi.
6.Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students (Class 9 & 10), AssamApply online through the National Scholarship Portal (NSP).
7.Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students (Class 1 to 8), AssamApply online through the National Scholarship Portal (NSP).
8.Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students, AssamApply online through the National Scholarship Portal (NSP).
9.Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students (Class 9 & 10), AssamApply online through the National Scholarship Portal (NSP).
10.Pre-Matric Scholarship (Occupations Involving Hazardous Cleaning), AssamApply online through the National Scholarship Portal (NSP).
11.Pre-Matric Scholarship (Unclean Occupation), MaharashtraApply online through MahaDBT portal of Government of Maharashtra.
12.Pre-Matric Merit Scholarship for VJNT/SBC/SC Students, MaharashtraApply online through MahaDBT portal of Government of Maharashtra.
13.Pre-matric Scholarship for Disabled, MaharashtraApply offline through your respective schools.
14.Andhra Pradesh Pre-Matric ScholarshipApply offline through respective institutions.
15.Telangana Pre-Matric Scholarships For SC/ST/BC/Disabled WelfareApply online through the Telangana ePass Portal.
16.Pre-Matric Scholarships Scheme for ST, TripuraApply online through the National Scholarship Portal (NSP).
17.Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme for Minority (100 percent State Sector), UttarakhandApply online through the National Scholarship Portal (NSP).
18.Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students (State/Central Sector), UttarakhandApply online through the National Scholarship Portal (NSP).
19.Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students (State and Central Sector), UttarakhandApply online through the National Scholarship Portal (NSP).
20.Pre-Matric Disability Scholarship (State Sector), UttarakhandApply online through the National Scholarship Portal (NSP).
21.Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students (State/Central Sector), UttarakhandApply online through the National Scholarship Portal (NSP).
22.Umbrella Scheme for Education of ST Students Pre-Matric Scholarship, Arunachal PradeshApply online through the National Scholarship Portal (NSP).
23.Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students, ManipurApply online through the Online Scholarship Management System (OSMS) of Government of Manipur.
24.Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students, ManipurApply online through the Online Scholarship Management System (OSMS) of Government of Manipur.
25.Pre-Matric Scholarship for Minorities, Uttar PradeshApply online through UP scholarship portal.
26.Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students, Uttar PradeshApply online through UP scholarship portal.
27.Pre-Matric Scholarship For ST/SC/General Category, Uttar PradeshApply online through UP scholarship portal.
28.Pre-matric Scholarship for Schedule Tribe Students Studying in Class 9 and 10, NagalandApply offline through your respective school.

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Pre-Matric Scholarship – Rewards

The amount of financial assistance rendered to students under each pre-matric scholarship may vary. However, the key things that each scholarship covers include the tuition fee, maintenance allowance, book and ad-hoc grant and other essential allowances. Know what each scholarship holds for you in the table given below. It highlights a detailed description of awards that each scholarship offers to eligible students.

Award Details of Pre-Matric Scholarship

S.No.Scholarship NameAward Details
1.Pre-Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities
  • Admission fee of INR 500 per annum to students of class 6 to 10.
  • A tuition fee of INR 350 per annum to students of class 6 to 10.
  • Maintenance allowance of INR 100 per month to day-scholar students of class 1 to 5.
  • Maintenance allowance of INR 600 per month to hosteller students of class 6 to 10.
  • Maintenance allowance of INR 100 per month for day-scholar students of class 6 to 10.
2.Pre-matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities
  • Maintenance allowance of INR 800 per month for hostellers
  • Maintenance allowance of INR 500 per month for day scholars
  • Book grant of INR 1000 per annum
  • Disability allowance of up to INR 4000 per annum
3.Financial Assistance for Education of the Wards of Beedi/Cine/IOMC/LSDM Workers – Pre-Matric
  • INR 250 is given to students of class 1 to 5 for purchasing dress/books etc.
  • INR 940 is given to girl students of class 5 to 8 and INR 500 is given to boy students of class 5 to 8.
  • The girl students of class 9 will receive INR 1140 and boy students will receive INR 700.
  • The girl students of class 10 will receive INR 1840 and boy students will receive INR 1400.
4.Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students (Class 9 & 10), Delhi
  • The students of class 9 and 10 will receive INR 225 per month (for day scholars) and INR 750 per month (for hostellers).
  • An ad-hoc grant of INR 525 per annum (for day scholars) and INR 1000 per annum (for hostellers) is also given.
5.Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students, Delhi
  • Day-scholar students of class 1 to 10 will receive INR  100 per month.
  • Hosteller students of class 3 to 10 will receive INR 500 per month.
  • Ad-hoc grant of INR 500 per annum for each scholar.
6.Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students (Class 9 & 10), Assam
  • Day-scholar students will receive INR 150 per month and hostellers will receive INR 350 per month.
  • An additional book and ad-hoc grant of INR 750 pa will be given to day-scholars and INR 1000 pa will be given to hostellers.
  • An additional allowance of up to INR 240 per month for students with disabilities.
7.Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students (Class 1 to 8), Assam
  • The amount of scholarship varies from INR 25 per month to INR 100 per month.
8.Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students, Assam
  • Day-scholar students of class 1 to 10 will receive INR 100 per month.
  • Hostellers of class 3 to 10 will receive INR 500 per month.
  • Ad-hoc grant of INR 500 per annum is also given to students.
9.Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students (Class 9 & 10), Assam
  • The scholarship amount for day scholars is INR 225 per month and for hostellers is INR 525 per month.
  • The selected students also receive books and ad-hoc grant of INR 750 per annum (for day-scholars) and INR 1000 per annum (for hostellers)
  • An additional allowance of up to INR 240 per month for students with disabilities.
10.Pre-Matric Scholarship (Occupations Involving Hazardous Cleaning), Assam
  • Scholarship amount of up to INR 700 per month
  • Ad-hoc grant of up to INR 1000 per annum
  • An additional allowance of up to INR 100 per month
11.Pre-Matric Scholarship (Unclean Occupation), Maharashtra
  • The hosteller students of class 3 to 10 will receive INR 700 per month and an ad-hoc grant of INR 1000 per annum.
  • The day-scholar students of class 1 to 10 will receive INR 110 per month and an ad-hoc grant of INR 750 per annum.
12.Pre-Matric Merit Scholarship for VJNT/SBC/SC Students, Maharashtra
  • The students belonging to SBC/VJNT category and studying in class 5 to 7 will receive INR 200 per annum.
  • The students belonging to SBC/VJNT category and studying in class 8 to 10 will receive INR 400 per annum.
  • The students belonging to SC category and studying in class 5 to 7 will receive INR 50 per month.
  • The students belonging to SC category and studying in class 8 to 10 will receive INR 100 per month.
13.Pre-matric Scholarship for Disabled, Maharashtra
  • The students of class 1 to 4 having a hearing impairment will get INR 100 per month.
  • The students of class 5 to 7 will receive INR 150 per month.
  • The students of class 8 to 10 will receive INR 200 per month.
  • The students, who are mentally retarded will get INR 150 per month till 18 years of age.
14.Andhra Pradesh Pre-Matric Scholarship
  • The students of class 6 to 8 will receive a scholarship of INR 600 per annum.
  • The students of class 9 to 10 will receive a scholarship of INR 800 per annum.
15.Telangana Pre-Matric Scholarships For SC/ST/BC/Disabled Welfare
  • Variable monetary rewards are given to selected scholars with respect to the state corpus of the scholarship funds.
16.Pre-Matric Scholarships Scheme for ST, Tripura
  • Scholarship of INR 150 per month for day-scholars and INR 350 per month for hostellers.
  • Books and ad-hoc grant of INR 750 per annum for day scholars and INR 1000 per annum for hostellers.
  • An additional allowance of up to INR 240 per month for students with disabilities.
17.Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme for Minority (100 percent State Sector), Uttarakhand
  • For students of class 1 to 5 – INR 50 per month
  • For students of class 6 to 8 – INR 80 per month
  • For students of class 9 and 10 – INR 120 per month
18.Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students (State/Central Sector), Uttarakhand
  • The students of class 1 to 5 will receive INR 600 per annum
  • The students of class 6 to 8 will receive INR 720 per annum
  • The day-scholar students of class 9 to 10 will receive INR 1500 per annum
  • The hosteller students of class 9 and 10 will receive INR 3500 per annum
19.Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students (State and Central Sector), Uttarakhand
  • The students of class 3 to 5 will receive INR 600 per annum
  • The students of class 6 to 8 will receive INR 720 per annum.
  • The students of class 9 and 10 will receive INR 1000 per annum.
20.Pre-Matric Disability Scholarship (State Sector), Uttarakhand
  • The students of class 1 to 5 will receive INR 600 per annum
  • The students of class 6 to 8 will receive INR 960 per annum
  • The students of class 9 and 10 will receive INR 1700 per annum.
21.Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students (State/Central Sector), Uttarakhand
  • For students of class 1 to 5 – INR 600 per annum
  • For students of class 6 to 8 – INR 720 per annum
  • For day-scholar students of class 9 and 10 – INR 1500 per annum
  • For hosteller students of class 9 and 10 – INR 3500 per annum
22.Umbrella Scheme for Education of ST Students Pre-Matric Scholarship, Arunachal Pradesh
  • The day-scholars will receive scholarship of INR 150 per month and a book grant of INR 750 per annum.
  • The hostellers will receive a scholarship of INR 350 per month and a book grant of INR 1000 per annum.
  • Additionally, the students with disabilities will also receive allowances of up to INR 240.
23.Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students, Manipur
  • The day-scholar students will receive INR 150 per month and hostellers will receive INR 350 per month.
  • The selected students will also receive books and ad-hoc grant of INR 750 per annum (for day scholars) and INR 1000 per annum (for hostellers).
  • An additional allowance of up to INR 240 per month is given to students with disabilities.
24.Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students, Manipur
  • The hosteller students of class 3 to 8 will receive INR 200 per month and class 9 to 10 will receive INR 250 per month.
  • The day-scholar students of class 1 to 5 will receive INR 25 per month, class 6 to 8 will receive INR 40 per month and class 9 and 10 will receive INR 50 per month.
  • An ad-hoc grant is also given to students of INR 500 per annum.
25.Pre-Matric Scholarship for Minorities, Uttar Pradesh
  • Variable financial assistance
26.Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students, Uttar Pradesh
  • Variable financial assistance
27.Pre-Matric Scholarship For ST/SC/General Category, Uttar Pradesh
  • Variable financial assistance
28.Pre-matric Scholarship for Schedule Tribe Students Studying in Class 9 and 10, Nagaland
  • INR 2,000 per annum

Pre-Matric Scholarship – Documents Required

The application process of each pre-matric scholarship remains incomplete without proper documentation. The applicants need to provide certain important documents in support of their application while applying for any scholarship. Though the list of documents may vary from scholarship to scholarship, there are some key documents that are mandatorily required. The list of some common documents includes –

  • Domicile certificate
  • Applicant’s photograph
  • Caste certificate (if applicable)
  • Disability certificate (if applicable)
  • Mark sheets of previous educational qualification
  • Aadhaar card/Aadhaar enrolment number
  • Income certificate issued by a competent authority
  • Copy of bank account passbook

Pre-Matric Scholarships – FAQs

When is the last date to apply for Pre-Matric Scholarships on NSP?

The last date to apply for Pre-Matric Scholarships on NSP (National Scholarship Portal) for the academic year 2021-22 is 15th November 2021.

When is the last date to apply for UP Pre-Matric Scholarships?

The last date to apply for UP Pre-Matric Scholarships for 2021-22 is 12th October 2021. The applications can be made online through the UP Scholarship Portal.

What is the amount of financial assistance given to students under Pre-Matric Scholarships?

The amount of financial assistance given to students under Pre-Matric Scholarships varies based on your current academic qualification and the scheme applied for.