Minority Scholarship 2021-22: Registration & Login, Last Date to Apply, Status

In this article today, we will share with all of you the details of the new scholarship opportunity which is specially created for the minority students who are currently studying in India. Minority Scholarship is equipped with basic details related to this scheme such as the list of scholarships available and the step-by-step procedure through which you will be able to apply for the Minority Scholarship 2021-22 without any problem. Make sure to read the article till the last to get all of the details regarding the scholarship.

Minority Scholarship 2021-22

Minority scholarships are available for the economically weaker section of the minority community. This scholarship program is created by the organization of Welfare Of Minorities Under The Ministry Of Welfare by the Government of India. The main aim of these scholarships is to provide special treatment to the students who are not able to fund their education because they belong to the minority community and they are going through poverty all the time.

Minority Scholarship

Minority Scholarship Last Date Extended

In the latest information updated by in National Scholarship Portal, the last date to apply for the scholarship program for all the pre-Matric and post-matric minority scholarships has been extended to 15th December 2021. Applicants can visit the official portal before 15th December 2021 to register themselves. The last date for Institute Verification and Defective Verification has also been extended to 31st December 2021. Applicants are suggested not to wait until the last date to apply for the scholarship program.

Details Of Minority Scholarship

NameMinority Scholarship 2021-22
Launched byGovernment of India Ministry of Minority affairs
ObjectiveProviding scholarships
BeneficiariesStudents belonging to the minority community
Official siteNational Scholarship Portal

List Of Scholarship

The following scholarships are provided by the Government of India to the minorities:-

State-Funded Scholarships

StateMinority Scholarships
Arunachal PradeshUmbrella Scheme for the education of ST students-pre matric scholarship Umbrella scheme for the education of ST children- post-matric scholarship Scheme for the award of stipend to the schedule tribe students of Arunachal Pradesh
AssamPre matric scholarship for sc students of Assam Post matric scholarship for SC students of Assam Pre matric scholarship for ST students of Assam Post matric scholarship for ST students of Assam Pre matric scholarship for OBC students of Assam Post matric scholarship for OBC students of Assam
UttarakhandPre matric scholarship for minority Pre matric scholarship for SC students Pre matric scholarship for ST students Pre matric scholarship for OBC students
TripuraPost matric scholarship for SC students Post matric scholarship for OBC students
ManipurPre matric scholarship for ST students Post matric scholarship for ST students
Government Scholarships in India

Central Funded Scholarships

  • Post matric minority scholarship
  • Pre matric minority scholarship
  • Merit cum means scholarship for professional and Technical courses

Key Dates

Scholarship Last Date to ApplyDefective Verification Last DateInstitute Verification Last Date
Pre matric minority scholarship15th November 201215th December 202115th December 2021
Post matric minority scholarship30th November 2012 15th December 2021 15th December 2021
Merit cum Means Scholarship for Professional and Technical Courses30th November 2012 15th December 2021 15th December 2021

Eligibility Criteria

The applicant must for the following eligibility criteria to apply for the minority scholarship:-

  • The student must be going to school/college/university to participate in this scheme.
  • The annual income of the parents of that child should not exceed Rs 100000 to Rs 200000.
  • He/She must belong to the below poverty line (BPL) category.
  • The applicant must be a meritorious student to participate in the minority scholarship scheme.
  • The purpose of this scheme is to encourage girl students of minority communities towards education.
  • Applicants participating in this scheme are for students up to 10th standard.
  • In this, the students studying in government and non-government educational institutions have got more than 50% marks in the last year.
  • Those whose father’s annual income does not exceed one lakh, are eligible for Pre Matric Scholarship Scheme.
  • Such students can avail of this scheme by receiving applications through the committee.
  • The Post Matric Scholarship Scheme is provided for the students from class XI to Ph.D.
  • Only students who have scored more than 50% in the previous year can get its name.

Minority Scholarship Rewards Details

The following rewards will be provided to the candidates in this minority scholarship:-

  • Pre-matric Scholarship
ParticularsRate
Admission and tuition feeAdmission fee for class 6 to 10:INR 500 per annum for both hosteller and day scholars. Tuition fee for class 6 to 19:INR 350 per month for both hosteller and day scholars.
Maintenance AllowanceFor class 1 to 5INR 100 per month for day scholars. For class 6 to 10INR 600 per month for hosteller and INR 100 per month for day scholars.
  • Post Matric Scholarship
Admission and tuition feeAdmission and tuition fee for classes 11 and 12:INR 7000 per annum for both hosteller and day scholars. Tuition fee for technical and vocational courses of class 11 and 12 levels: INR 10,000 per annum for both hosteller and day scholars. Admission and tuition fee for UG and PG level is INR 3000 for both hosteller and day scholar.
Maintenance AllowanceFor classes 11 and 12 including technical and vocational courses INR 380 per month for hosteller and INR 230 per month for day scholar.
  • Merit-cum-means scholarship
Course FeeINR 20,000 per annum subject to actuals whichever is less for both day scholars and hostellers.
Maintenance AllowanceINR 1000 per month for hostellerINR 500 per month for day scholar
Scholarship for listed institutesThere is a full course fee reimbursed for 85 listed institutes.
(NSP 2.0) National Scholarship Scheme 

Renewal Process

The candidates can renew their scholarship by following the following renewal procedure:-

  • Aspirants need to renew the awarded scholarship every year.
  • The students must secure a minimum of 50% marks in the previous year’s examination to renew the scholarship.
  • The officials do not release a merit list for renewal cases.

Terms and Conditions

The applicant must follow the following terms and conditions to apply for the scholarship:-

  • Aspirants fulfilling the eligibility can only apply for any of the three minority scholarships.
  • The students availing the benefits of this scholarship cannot hold any other scholarship at the same time.
  • The officials will transfer the course/tuition fee and maintenance allowance to the bank account of the aspirant.
  • The officials will cancel the scholarship, in case of obtaining the same through the false statement.
  • Scholarship stands canceled in case the student violates the school discipline or any other terms and conditions of the scholarship.
  • The officials will not provide scholarships to more than two students from a family.
  • Maintenance allowance will be available for both day scholars and hostellers.
  • The continuation of the scholarship will depend on the score of the candidates.

Selection Criteria

The applicant will be selected based upon the following selection criteria:-

  • The officials will shortlist the aspirants for the scholarship based on their financial status.
  • The selection committee will assess the applications of the candidates and shortlist the ones meeting their requirements for each scholarship.
  • In case of similar income, the officials will select the older candidate for the scholarship.
  • The officials will generate a merit list based on the income of the aspirants to communicate the result for the scholarship.
  • On completion of the selection, the candidates will receive the reward as specified for each scholarship
  • The officials earmark 30% of the scholarship for girl students of each minority community.
  • In case of non-availability of the female students, the officials will transfer the scholarship to the male students in the concerned state or union territory.
  • Students residing in a particular state or union territory will be eligible for the scholarship under the quota of that state/UT irrespective of their place of study.

Minority Scholarship Application Procedure

To apply for the scholarship will have to follow the simple procedure given below:-

  • Visit the official website of the National Scholarship Portal by clicking on the link given here
  • You have to register yourself at the official website of the national scholarship portal
Minority Scholarship
  • Click on the option called New Registration
  • The registration form will be displayed on your screen
NSP Register
  • Enter all of the details
  • You have to enter all of your personal information and information regarding your academic qualifications.
  • Upload all of the documents
  • Successfully, register yourself
  • Now you can log in using your credentials and apply for this scholarship.

Login for Fresh Application

Login for Fresh Application
  • Enter the details like application id and password.
  • Now click on the Login option.
  • Enter the details like application id and password.
  • Now click on the Login option.

Login for School/ Institute

Login for School/ Institute
  • Enter the login details like Nodal Officier, Academic year, etc.
  • Now click on the Login option.

Search School/Institute

  • Now select your institute state, district, and other details.
  • The school/institute will open on the screen.

Check Beneficiary List

  • Open the official website of the NSP.
  • The homepage of NSP will open on the screen.
  • Click on the New Registration option.
  • A new page will open.
  • Now you have to select the Scheme Wise Scholarship Sanctioned List option.
  • A new applciation form will open.
Check Beneficiary List
  • Select the scholarship type, state, ministry, and other details.
  • Now select the submit option.

Minority Scholarship Renewal Application Form

  • Open the official website of the NSP.
  • The homepage of NSP will open on the screen.
  • Click on the New Registration option.
  • A new page will open.
  • Now you have to select the Apply for Renewal option.
  • A renewal login form will open.
Minority Scholarship Renewal
  • Login with the details.
  • Now the renewal form will open.
  • Enter all the details and click on the submit option.

Update Mobile Number

  • Open the official website of the NSP.
  • The homepage of NSP will open on the screen.
  • Click on the New Registration option.
  • A new page will open.
  • Now you have to select the Apply for Renewal option.
  • Now you will see the option Update Mobile Number, Click on it.
  • An update form for user details will open.
Update Mobile Number
  • Provide all the exact details and click on the Verify and Continue option.
  • Update your mobile number.

Important Points for Renewal Applicants

  • After course completion, you can not apply for renewal.
  • Renewal applicants must not fill as fresh, other wise it may lead to cancellation of application.
  • While updating mobile number, exact match information as fresh applicant must be provided.
  • Mobile Number once updated will not change again.

Know Your AISHE Code

  • Select the Institution type, State, District and University type.
  • Now click on the Submit option.

Contact Details

  • For any query, contact-
  • Phone: 0120 – 6619540
  • Mail ID: helpdesk@nsp.gov.in

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