The National Scholarship Portal has introduced the NSP Scholarship Status feature to provide students with the convenience of checking their scholarship application results. This status update informs students whether they have been selected to receive scholarship funds or if their application has been rejected for any specific reasons. It serves as a quick and accessible method for students to determine their application status, saving them from the hassle of making multiple visits to the official website.

NSP Scholarship 2024

Once a student has applied for a scholarship online, the next crucial step is eagerly awaiting the NSP Scholarship Status. This status update not only reveals the outcome of their application but also announces the names of eligible beneficiaries. To access this information, students are required to enter the requested details in the specified columns, making it a straightforward process to verify their application status.

Objective To provide scholarship status among students who have applied for scholarships
Benefit The students will be able to check their application status
Applicable to Citizens of India
Beneficiaries Students
Beneficiary Categories SC, ST, OBC, PWD
No. Of Beneficiary Categories 4
Eligible Classes Class 9th to Class 12th
No. Of Eligible Classes 4
Eligible Degrees UG, PG, and PhD Degrees
No. Of Eligible Degrees 3
Mode of Transfer DBT
Payment Mechanism E-Payment Mechanism
Form of Benefit Displaying Scholarship Status
Amount of Benefit Variable
Scholarship Tenure Variable
Transferable Type Monthly/Yearly/ One-Time Payment Basis
Host Site NIC (National Information Centre)
Last Date To Apply Online Will be updated soon
Mode of Application Online

Through NSP, a variety of services are provided, including student application, application receipt, verification, processing, and scholarship disbursement.

Under Digital India, the National Scholarship Portal is considered a Mission Mode Project (MMP). A Simplified, Mission-oriented, Accountable, Responsive and Transparent SMART System is being developed for the purpose of disbursing scholarships to eligible applicants directly into their accounts through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) and without leaks.

In this article, we aim to provide comprehensive information about NSP Scholarship Status 2023, including its objectives, eligibility criteria, benefits, features, and the essential documents required for application. Additionally, we will guide you through the process of checking your scholarship status. To gain a thorough understanding of this scholarship program, please read this article in its entirety.

NSP Scholarship 2024 latest update

Currently, there is no information accessible regarding the NSP Scholarship for the year 2024. The most recent information pertains to the academic year 2023-24, encompassing diverse scholarship programs designed for students with disabilities, SC/ST/OBC students, and minority communities. The National Scholarship Portal (NSP) disburses scholarships ranging from $3,000 to $5,000 based on academic merit. The release date for scholarship payments for the academic year 2023-24 was disclosed as February 2023. Students have the option to register on the NSP portal using their parents’ Aadhaar until they reach the age of 18, after which they are responsible for updating their own details.

NSP Scholarship 2024 Last Date

UGC Scholarships 2024 last date

Scholarship Name Provider Application Deadline
ISHAN UDAY – Special Scholarship Scheme for North Eastern Region University Grants Commission (UGC) 31 October 2023
PG Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child 31 October 2023
PG Scholarship for University Rank Holders (1st and 2nd Rank Holders) 31 October 2023
PG Scholarship Scheme for SC ST Students for Pursuing Professional Courses 31 October 2023

AICTE Scholarship 2024 last date

NSP Scholarship 2024 Documents

When applying for a Merit or Means-based Scholarship exceeding Rs. 50,000 per year, the following documents must be uploaded. It is not necessary to upload documents to apply for Pre-Matric and Post-Matric Scholarships.

  1. Photo of a student.

  2. Form to be provided by the institution for verification

  3. Obtain an income certificate from the State/UT Government’s Competent Authority.

  4. For applicants who are 18 years of age or older, the Community Certificate must be self-certified, while for others it must be certified by their parent/guardian.

  5. Students applying for scholarships under MCM-based schemes should submit a self-attested mark sheet showing a minimum of 50% on their last qualifying examination.

  6. Fee receipt for the ‘current course year’.

  7. A student’s bank account number along with the IFSC code of the bank branch (for Pre Matric Scheme students without their own bank account, parents/guardians may provide their own account information).

  8. Domicile/Residence Certificate.

  9. Students must provide their Aadhaar number and, if Aadhaar is not available, their bonafide school/institute certificate and scanned copies of their bank passbook and their Aadhaar enrolment ID.

  10. A bonafide student certificate from the school or institute, if the school or institute is located in a different state or territory than the applicant’s domicile state or territory.

NSP Scholarships 2024 list

All Central Sector Scholarship Scheme has been opened from 20 July 2022 through National Scholarship Portal (NSP).

  • Ministry of Minority Affairs

  • Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities

  • Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment

  • Ministry of Labour & Employment

  • Ministry of Tribal Affairs

  • Department of School Education & Literacy

  • Department of Higher Education

  • WARB, Ministry of Home Affairs

  • RPF/RPSF, Ministry of Railway

  • North Eastern Council(NEC), DoNER

National Scholarship 2024 Eligibility Criteria

NSP Pre-Matric Scholarship 2024

  • Scholarships are given to students who have attained at least 50% in their previous final examination and whose parents or guardians have an annual income of less than Rs. 1.00 lakh from all sources.

  • Scope- From class I to class X, the scholarship will cover the cost of studies in a government or private school in India.

  • Scholarships will be available to minority students in Classes I through X.

NSP Post Matric Scholarship 2024

  • Scholarships will be awarded to students who have scored not less than 50% marks in the previous final examination and whose parents/guardians’ income from all sources does not exceed Rs. 2.00 lakh per year.

  • Scope- The scholarship will be awarded for studies in a government or private higher secondary school/college/university in India. Furthermore, courses in Polytechnics and other technical and vocational courses will be covered in Industrial Training Institutes/ Industrial Training Centers affiliated with the National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT).

  • Students studying in Classes XI and XII are eligible for the scholarship. This includes Polytechnics, ITIs, and other courses at this level.

Merit Cum Means Scholarship For Professional & Technical Courses CS

  • Eligibility- Scholarships will be awarded to students with 50% marks or equivalent grades in the previous final examination and whose family income from all sources does not exceed Rs.2.50 lakh per year.

  • Scope: State Governments/Union Territory Administrations will select and notify in a transparent manner the recipients who will receive the scholarship for studies in India in Government or private institutions. Undergraduate and postgraduate courses in technical and professional fields will be offered. Course descriptions can be found in Appendix E.

  • The scholarship is available to students who are admitted to a college on the basis of a competitive examination.

Pre-Matric and Post-Matric Scholarships Selection Process

For fresh and renewal applicants selection process are as given below:

For Fresh Applicants Selection Process

Due to the limited number of minority scholarships available each year, a preference system must be established for selection. An applicant’s income certificate must be submitted according to para-11(ii) in order to receive inter-se selection weighting. In cases of equal income, merit is determined by the applicant’s ‘Date of Birth’ (seniors are preferred).

For Renewal Applicants Selection Process

Renewal cases are not subject to merit list generation. In order to receive the scholarship, the renewal applicant must have achieved 50% in the previous year’s examinations (at the same institute and in the same course) and have all authorities (as designated by the Ministry of Minority Affairs) verify his/her application and approve it.

Minority Scholarships Distribution Rule

According to Section 2 (c) of the National Commission for Minorities Act, 1992, Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Buddhists, Jains, and Zoroastrians (Parsis) are minority communities. As well as renewal scholarships, five (05) lakh scholarships are targeted for distribution as ‘Fresh’ Scholarships. According to Census 2001 for 2017-18, scholarship funds will be distributed among States/Union Territories based on the population of minorities in those states/union territories, as well as on the basis of Census 2011 (see Appendices A & B) for 2018-19 and 2019-20.

Pre-Matric Rate Of Scholarship

The details of the scheme interventions for 2017-18 to 2019-20 are as under:

Item Rate of Scholarship
Rate of Scholarship Admission + Tuition Fee Admission Fee for Class VI to X: Rs. 500/- per annum subject to actuals (both Hosteller & Day Scholar)
Tuition Fee for Class VI to X: Rs. 350/- per month subject to actuals (both Hosteller & Day Scholar)
Maintenance Allowance For Class I to V*: Rs. 100/- per month for Day Scholar
For Class VI to X*: Rs. 600/- per month for Hosteller Rs. 100/-per month for Day Scholar

* For 10 months in an academic year.

Post Matric Rate Of Scholarship

In 2017-20, actual financial assistance will be provided to cover admission & course/tuition fees as well as maintenance allowance as indicated below. In 2017-18 through 2019-20, the scheme will be implemented in the following ways:

Item Rate of Scholarship
Rate of Scholarship Admission + Tuition Fee Admission and tuition fee Class XI & XII: Rs. 7,000/- per annum subject to actuals (both Hosteller & Day Scholar)
Admission and course/tuition fee for technical and vocational courses of XI and XII level (Courses of one or more year of duration): Rs. 10,000/- per annum subject to actuals (both Hosteller & Day Scholar)
Admission and tuition fee for UG & PG level: Rs. 3,000/- per annum subject to actuals (both Hosteller & Day Scholar)
Maintenance Allowance For Class XI & XII including Tech. & Voc. Course*: Rs. 380/- per month for Hosteller & Rs. 230/- per month for Day Scholar
For Courses other than Tech. & Prof. courses at UG & PG level*: Rs. 570/- per month for Hosteller & Rs. 300/- per month for Day Scholar
For M.Phil & Ph.D.*: Rs. 1,200/- per month for Hosteller & Rs. 550/- per month for Day Scholar

* For 10 months in an academic year.

MCM Rate Of Scholarship

A scholarship will be provided for the duration of the academic year/course. Furthermore, the maintenance allowance will be paid as a lump sum for the academic year (Rs. 10,000/- for hostelers and Rs. 5,000/- for day scholars).

These are the details of the scheme interventions for the three years 2017-18 to 2019-20:

Item Rate of Scholarship
Rate of Scholarship Course Fee
Maintenance Allowance Rs. 1,000/- per month* for Hosteller Rs. 500/- per month* for Day Scholar
Scholarship for listed institutes Full course fee is reimbursed for 85 listed Institutes.

* For 10 months in an academic year.

Scholarships Application Complete Steps

  • Step-1. Registration Details.
  • Step-2. Academic Details.
  • Step-3. Basic Details.
  • Step-4. Documents Uploading (If Applicable).
  • Step-5. Taking Print Out Or Saving In PDF Format.

National Scholarship portal 2024 online Application

On the National Scholarship Portal (NSP) at, one can apply for fresh or renewal Scholarships under the Pre-Matric, Post-Matric and Merit-Based Scholarship Schemes. A link to the Portal is also available on the website of the Ministry of Minority Affairs, To register on the NSP, applicants above 18 years of age are required to submit an online undertaking, while applicants under 18 years of age must have their parents submit an online undertaking.

National Scholarship Portal Payment status check

To verify your payment status, students should adhere to the following steps:

  1. Begin by visiting the official website.
  2. Navigate to the “Applicant Corner” section.
  3. Click on the “Scheme Information” menu.
  4. Next, select the option to “Track your Payments.”
  5. This action will lead you to a fresh page.
  6. Provide the requested information, including:
    • Your Bank details
    • Account Number
    • NSP Application Number
    • Complete the Word Verification
  7. Finally, click on the “Search” button to retrieve your payment status.

National Scholarship Portal Beneficiary List Check

Checking the Beneficiary List: Step-by-Step Instructions for Students

To access the beneficiary list, students should follow these steps:

  1. Go to the official website.
  2. On the homepage, locate the “Public Corner” section.
  3. Click on the link titled “List Of Applicants Processed For Scholarships.”
  4. A new page will appear on your screen, prompting you to input the required details.
  5. After providing the necessary information, click on the “Submit” button.

NSP Scholarships Application Links

NSP Portal Application Links

NSP Scholarship Helpline Number

If there are any queries and questions coming to your mind regarding the NSP Scholarship Status, then you can contact the mentioned office address, helpline no. and email ID: –

  • Office Address:-
    • National Scholarship Division,
    • Ministry of Human Resource Development,
    • Department of Higher Education,
    • West Block 1,
    • 2nd Floor,
    • Wing 6,
    • Room No. 6,
    • R. K. Puram,
    • Sector 1,
    • New Delhi 110066
  • Helpline No: –  0120 – 6619540
  • Email ID:-