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UP Post Matric Scholarships

UP Post Matric Scholarships: All You Need to Know

by Anamika Sharma
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UP Post matric scholarships, also known as Dashmottar scholarship, disbursed by the Social Welfare Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh, are for students who are pursuing education in class 11 and onwards, and belong to the state of Uttar Pradesh. Sponsored by the state government, UP post-matric scholarship aims to provide financial assistance to needy students who wish to further their studies. Since the number and nature of students in Uttar Pradesh are vast, the UP Government has divided the scholarships according to the needs, educational levels and categories of students. The post matric UP scholarships are disbursed among students of SC, ST, OBC, Minority and General categories.

Find below the complete details of all the UP post matric scholarships such as eligibility criteria, deadlines, rewards, application process and more.

UP Scholarships – List of Post Matric Scholarships

Students of Uttar Pradesh who belong to various categories can apply for different post matric scholarships (dashmottar scholarship). Given below is a complete list of UP post matric scholarships that are available for the students of post matriculation level. The scholarship application process generally runs from July to October.

UP Post Matric Scholarships – A detailed list

S.No. Scholarship Name Application Period*
1. Post-matric Intermediate Scholarship for ST/SC/General Category, Uttar Pradesh July to October
2. Post matric (Other than Intermediate) Scholarship for ST, SC, General Category, Uttar Pradesh July to October
3. Post matric Other State Scholarship for ST, SC, General Category, Uttar Pradesh July to October
4. Post matric (Other Than Intermediate) Scholarship for Minorities, Uttar Pradesh July to October
5. Post matric Intermediate Scholarship for Minorities, Uttar Pradesh July to October
6. Post matric Intermediate Scholarship for OBC Students, Uttar Pradesh July to October
7. Post matric (Other Than Intermediate) Scholarship for OBC, Uttar Pradesh July to October

* The application period is tentative and subject to change as per the discretion of the scholarship provider.

UP Scholarships – Rewards of Post Matric Scholarships

The students selected for Post Matric UP scholarships receive financial assistance to complete their course. This dashmottar scholarship generally covers admission, course/tuition fee, non-refundable fees, maintenance allowance and various other requirements. Find below the detail of scholarship rewards that a student receives under UP Post matric scholarships.

Details of UP Post Matric Scholarships

S.No. Scholarship Name Award Details
1. Post matric Intermediate Scholarship For ST/SC/General Category, Uttar Pradesh Variable financial award
2. Post matric (Other than Intermediate) Scholarship for ST, SC, General Category, Uttar Pradesh Variable financial award
3. Post matric Other State Scholarship for ST, SC, General Category, Uttar Pradesh Variable financial award
4. Post matric (Other Than Intermediate) Scholarship for Minorities, Uttar Pradesh Variable financial award
5. Post matric Intermediate Scholarship for Minorities, Uttar Pradesh Variable financial award
6. Post matric Intermediate Scholarship for OBC Students, Uttar Pradesh Variable financial award
7. Post matric (Other Than Intermediate) Scholarship for OBC, Uttar Pradesh Variable financial award

UP Post Matric Scholarships – Eligibility Criteria

In order to be able to apply for the Post matric UP scholarships, the applicants need to fulfill certain eligibility requirements. One such eligibility requirement is that the applicants should belong to the state of Uttar Pradesh or be the permanent resident of UP. There are several other conditions that a student needs to fulfill in order to avail the benefits of UP post matric scholarships (dashmottar scholarship). Find the details of those conditions in the table given below.

Eligibility criteria of UP Post Matric scholarships

S.No. Scholarship Name Eligibility Criteria
1. Post matric Intermediate Scholarship For ST/SC/General Category, Uttar Pradesh
  • The applicants must be the students of class 11 and 12.
  • The applicants should belong to the category of SC/ST/General of Uttar Pradesh to avail this scholarship.
  • The annual family income must not be more than INR 2 Lakh.
2. Post matric (Other than Intermediate) Scholarship for ST, SC, General Category, Uttar Pradesh
  • The applicant must be studying at graduation, postgraduation, PhD or higher level.
  • The candidate must belong to the SC, ST or General category of Uttar Pradesh to avail the scholarship benefit.
  • The annual family income must not be more than INR 2 Lakh.
3. Post matric Other State Scholarship for ST, SC, General Category, Uttar Pradesh
  • The applicants must be studying in class 11 or above.
  • The candidates must belong to the SC, ST or General category of Uttar Pradesh.
  • The annual family income must not be more than INR 2 Lakh.
4. Post matric (Other Than Intermediate) Scholarship for Minorities, Uttar Pradesh
  • The scholarship is for those students who are pursuing education at graduation, postgraduation, PhD or higher level.
  • The applicants must belong to the minority community of Uttar Pradesh.
  • The annual family income must not be more than INR 2 Lakh from all the sources.
5. Post matric Intermediate Scholarship for Minorities, Uttar Pradesh
  • The candidates belonging to the minority community of Uttar Pradesh are eligible.
  • The applicants must be studying in class 11 and 12.
  • The annual family income must not be more than INR 2 Lakh from all the sources.
6. Post matric Intermediate Scholarship for OBC Students, Uttar Pradesh
  • The candidates belonging to the OBC category of Uttar Pradesh are eligible.
  • The applicants must be studying in class 11 and 12.
  • The annual family income must not be more than INR 2 Lakh from all the sources.
7. Post matric (Other Than Intermediate) Scholarship for OBC, Uttar Pradesh
  • The candidates belonging to the OBC category of Uttar Pradesh are eligible.
  • The applicants must be studying at graduation, postgraduation, PhD or higher level.
  • The annual family income must not be more than INR 2 Lakh from all the sources.

UP Post Matric Scholarships: How to apply?

Eligible candidates can apply online for the Post Matric UP Scholarships through the UP-Government’s scholarship portal which makes the dashmottar scholarship application process easier and simpler. Find below a complete description of how to apply for the UP post-matric scholarships.

  • First, the fresh applicants need to register on ‘UP Government’s Scholarship and Fee Reimbursement Online System’ as a new user by providing all the necessary information. The applicants must take the printout of the registration slip for future reference.
  • Once registered, the candidates need to apply for fresh application under ‘Student’ section by logging on the portal using the registration number, date of birth and password.
  • The candidate must fill all the required details in the scholarship application form.
  • After filling the application form, the candidates need to upload their passport size photograph and other required documents such as residential proof, caste certificate (if applicable), income certificate, mark sheets and certificates.
  • Finally, the applicants must go through all the information filled in the form to make sure that the information is correct and then, submit the application form.
  • After the final submission, the applicants must take the printout of the filled application form and attach other supporting documents with it and then submit the form at his/her respective educational institutions.

Also read: Top scholarships for students of Uttar Pradesh
And read: UP Pre-matric Scholarships: All You Need to Know

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