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Who is eligible for a national scholarship?

The scholarships listed on the national scholarship portal are termed NSP Scholarships. There are various Central, State, and UGC Scholarships available for Indian students.
The application period may vary and the applications for centrally funded scholarships start in the month of August and continue till November.
When can a student apply for NSP scholarships?
Who can apply for NSP Scholarships?
The eligibility criteria for each NSP scholarship may vary. These scholarships are for Class 1 to 12, undergraduate, postgraduate, PhD and Postdoctoral students.
Top Central Schemes
  • Pre-Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities
  • Begum Hazrat Mahal National Scholarship
  • Pre-matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities
  • National Means Cum Merit Scholarship
Top UGC Schemes
  • PG Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child
  • PG Scholarship for University Rank Holders (1st and 2nd Rank Holders)
  • ISHAN UDAY – Special Scholarship Scheme for North Eastern Region
Top AICTE Schemes
  • Pragati Scholarship Scheme for Girls (Degree) for Technical Education
  • Saksham Scholarship Scheme for Differently Abled Students (Degree) for Technical Education
  • AICTE – Swanath Scholarship Scheme (Technical Diploma/Degree)
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