Frequently Asked Question and Answers on Scholarship:


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):

Question 1: Who are eligible to apply for Scholarship Schemes?
Answer : Students fulfilling the Scheme guidelines of various Ministries are eligible to apply for these scholarships. These are available on the Home Page of the Portal.

Question 2 : What is the last date for submitting applications online?
Answer : Closure dates for acceptance of various scholarship applications are available in National Scholarships Portal/ State Scholarship Portal/ and other State/Central Schemes.

Question 3 : How can I apply online for scholarship?
Answer : In order to apply online, please visit the website through URL / State Scholarship schemes

Question 4 : How to submit the online application at National Scholarship portal? Should I need the user id and password to apply for scholarship?
Answer : Applying procedures for Scholarship Schemes for both Fresh and Renewal are given below:
New Students who want to apply for fresh scholarship, have to Click on the option “Student Login, on the home page of National Scholarships Portal (

Fill up the application as per the instructions given by the system then click on save button. After saving, student will get a “Temporary ID“. The system will instruct the applicant to submit his/her Temporary ID and date of birth to fill subsequent details. Once registration is complete on click of submit button, a Permanent Registration ID is generated which can be used for Renewal and tracking the status of application Renewal: Renewal Students have to apply with their Application Id and Date of Birth which they registered previous year. Student can also use Forgot Application ID to retrieve their ID. Only those students would be able to Renew who had actually got the scholarships payments last year from NSP 1.0.

Question 5 : Can I edit the information already saved and up-to what time?
Answer : All the information can be edited till the closure of application form. Once the application form is closed no further editing of the application form is permitted. After the final submission, your application is forwarded to the next level and application hereby cannot be edited.