UP scholarship renewal is a process in which the Government of Uttar Pradesh allows the existing scholarship holders to renew their scholarship amount. Every year, the state government announces a number of scholarships for students who are domicile of Uttar Pradesh to carry out their education at both pre-matric and post-matric level. It opens its online scholarship and fee reimbursement system for both UP scholarship renewal applications and fresh applications. The students belonging to SC, ST, OBC, General and Minority community can apply for these scholarships.
Is the process of scholarship renewal similar to fresh applications? How can you apply for a UP scholarship renewal? Who can apply for it? When is the right time to apply for it? Why do you need to apply for a scholarship renewal? This article will provide you with an in-depth answer to all these questions.
UP Scholarship Renewal – Why to Apply for Renewal?
As per the government guidelines, each UP scholarship covers the academic expenses of students for the current academic year. Further, the scholarship gets renewed every passing year subject to the satisfactory academic performance of the students. Thus, to keep track of your academic performance and achievements, the government runs the provision of UP scholarship renewal for each scholar.
UP Scholarship Renewal – Key Dates
The applications for UP scholarship renewal and fresh candidates are open during the same timeline. The timeline generally varies between the months of July and October. When can a student apply for UP scholarship renewal? What are the key dates that you should keep in mind when it comes to scholarship renewal? Get an answer to all your questions related to key dates of renewal in the table below.
List of Important Dates of UP Scholarship Renewal
|1.||UP scholarship renewal starts||1 July 2019|
|2.||UP scholarship renewal deadline for Pre-Matric Scholarship||10 September 2019|
|3.||UP scholarship renewal deadline for Post-Matric Scholarship||10 October 2019 (Portal reopened from 1 November 2019 to 20 November 2019)|
|4.||UP scholarship renewal correction (for Pre-Matric Scholarship)||16 October 2019 to 25 October 2019|
|5.||UP scholarship renewal correction (for Post-Matric Scholarship)||19 December 2019 to 28 December 2019|
*The dates mentioned above are applicable for the current academic year and may change on the discretion of the scholarship provider every year.
UP Scholarship Renewal – Steps to Follow
The procedure to apply for UP scholarship renewal and a fresh application is quite similar. However, there are slight changes in the application that you need to keep in mind. What are the steps that you need to follow to apply for UP scholarship renewal? Here is a step-by-step description of UP scholarship renewal application that you can follow for easy application.
Step 1: Visit the UP Scholarship Portal.
Step 2: Go to ‘Student’ section and click on ‘New Registration’ (Note: Every year, the renewal applicants are also required to create a new registration id to ensure successful submission of application).
Step 3: Select from the renewal options available –
- Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC/ST/General Category (Renewal)
- Post-Matric Intermediate Scholarship for SC/ST/General Category (Renewal)
- Post-Matric Other than Intermediate Scholarship for SC/ST/General Category (Renewal)
- Post-Matric Other State Scholarship for SC/ST/General Category (Renewal)
- Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Category (Renewal)
- Post-Matric Intermediate Scholarship for OBC Category (Renewal)
- Post-Matric Other than Intermediate Scholarship for OBC Category (Renewal)
- Pre-Matric Scholarship for Minority Category (Renewal)
- Post-Matric Intermediate Scholarship for Minority Category (Renewal)
- Post-Matric Other than Intermediate Scholarship for Minority Category (Renewal)
Step 4: Fill in all necessary details mentioned in the scholarship registration form and click on ‘Submit’.
Step 5: Once registered successfully, the applicants will receive their registration details like registration number and password on mobile number and email.
Step 6: Log in to the user dashboard using your registration number, date of birth and password by scrolling over the ‘Student’ section and clicking on respective login options –
- Pre-Matric Scholarship Renewal Login
- Post-Matric Intermediate Scholarship Renewal Login
- Post-Matric Other than Intermediate Scholarship Renewal Login
Step 7: Read the important instructions carefully and click on ‘Proceed’.
Step 8: Fill in the UP scholarship renewal application form.
Step 9: Upload all supporting documents and click on ‘Submit’.
Step 10: After online submission of UP scholarship renewal application, the applicants need to submit the hard copy of the application along with all supporting documents to their respective educational institution.
UP Scholarship Renewal – Important Documents
The documents required to support UP scholarship renewal application are similar to that of the fresh applications. The list of key documents includes –
- Passport size photograph of the applicant
- Domicile certificate
- Caste certificate (if applicable)
- Income certificate
- Residence proof such as PAN card, driving license, Aadhaar card, Voter ID, etc.
- Student ID proof
- Mark sheets of the qualifying examination
- Bank passbook of the student
- Current year’s fee receipt/admission letter
UP Scholarship Renewal – Status
The students applying for UP scholarship renewal are also open with the provision of checking their application status online through the portal. You just need to visit the portal and click on the ‘Application Status’ button under the ‘Status’ section to get the information. The key things that you should keep handy while checking the status are your registration number and date of birth.
UP Scholarship Renewal – FAQs
Q. If a candidate forgets his/her login password, what should he/she do?
In case, a candidate forgets his/her login password, he/she needs to follow the below-given steps to retrieve the password –
- Visit the student login page.
- Select the scholarship applied for (whether fresh or renewal).
- Click on “Forget Password” button.
- Fill in the required details and submit to retrieve the password.
Q. How can a candidate check the status of his/her renewal application online?
To check the application status online, the candidates are required to visit the official website of UP scholarship portal and click on the 'Status' button. The candidates will be required to provide their login credentials to check the status of their fresh or renewal application.
Q. How to make correction in the UP scholarship renewal form?
The students can make correction in their UP scholarship renewal form online only. They need to go to the student login page of UP scholarship portal and make a login. The corrections that are required to be made will be visible in the dashboard. The candidates need to make the desired correction in the form and submit. Also, the hard copy of the corrected application form needs to be submitted to the institution. The application correction window opens for a specified time duration. The candidates are advised to make the correction within the stipulated timeline.
Q. Is it necessary for the applicants to apply for UP scholarship renewal?
Yes, the candidates who want to continue receiving the UP scholarship need to make a separate application for the renewal every year. The renewal will be based on the satisfactory performance of the candidate in the last qualifying examination and their attendance. Furthermore, the applicants need to register afresh for the renewal application on the UP scholarship portal.