National Scholarship Portal

by Ankita Sabharwal

National Scholarship Portal (NSP) is launched by the government of India as part of its Digital India program, by means of this portal, all the information related to Scholarship offered by the government will be available to the students at a single place.  National Scholarships Portal is taken as Mission Mode Project under National e-Governance Plan (NeGP), so the benefits of the scheme will reach to more people. The complete details about National Scholarship Portal are provided on this page. The Website for national scholarship portal is

The aim of National Scholarship Portal is to be a one-stop solution for all Scholarship related queries of students. All scholarships offered to students from various Government departments have been integrated at a single place irrespective of the fact that they are being provided by Central Government, State Government or any other ministry. The students can also check the list of scholarships for which they can apply.

Scholarship Schemes under National Scholarship Portal

The National Scholarship Portal Application Form is to be filled for all applications for the various schemes which are to be made through National Scholarship Portal. Now students are not required to worry about missing any scholarship or go through the pains of filling multiple application forms for different scholarships. There is one application form for all the scholarship schemes under National Scholarship Portal which is given below.

  • Post-matric Scholarship Scheme
  • Merit-cum-Means Scholarship Scheme
  • Pre-matric Scholarship Scheme
  • Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University Students
  • National Means Cum Merit Scholarship Scheme
  • Incentives to Girls for Secondary Education
  • Central Sector Scholarship Scheme of Top Class Education for SC Students
  • Pre-Matric Scholarships for Students with Disabilities
  • Post-Matric Scholarships for Students with Disabilities
  • Scheme For Award Of Scholarships Under Cine/Mine/Lsdm/Beedi And IOMC Workers Welfare Fund
  • Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme for ST Students

National Scholarship Portal Application Form- Apply here

The National Scholarship Portal facilitates the online filling of Government scholarships and direct benefit of transfer to the students. To avail these government scholarships, the student has to first register through the Student Login Panel and then fill in their academic and other details in the common application form and after that, all the scholarships for which they are eligible will be listed for them.

The step by step instructions to fill the National Scholarship Portal Application Form is given below. Students are advised to follow the instructions carefully and ensure that the details filled by them are correct.

  • National Scholarship Portal Student Login: The applications can be made by visiting the Student Login section available on the homepage of National Scholarship Portal.
  • Registration: To begin with the scholarship application, the student has first to register with the National Scholarship Portal.  They should fill in the details required in the section. The field which is to be filled to complete this section are shown in the image below:


  • Temporary Registration Number: Once the details have been entered and the information has been submitted the candidates will be provided with a 20 digit temporary Registration Number. This temporary ID is also sent to the student’s mobile number for future use. The applicants should retain the Temporary Registration Number till they have completed their Application process and have received their Permanent Registration Number.

National Scholarship Portal Temporary Registration Number

  • Logging into the account: Once the candidates have received their Temporary Registration Number, They should log into the National Scholarship Portal using the temporary Registration Number and their Date of birth.

    NSP Scholarship log into account
  • Filling the details: Once the necessary registration process is complete and the applicant has logged in using their Temporary Registration Number and Date of Birth, applicants are required to fill in the Personal as well as Academic Details.
    • Personal Details & Bank Account Details: In this section, the students have to write in the personal as well as bank account details. The students need to ensure that the bank account filled by them are correct as the scholarship amount will be transferred to the bank account filled with the studentsPersonal Details & Bank Account Details:

      Personal Details and Bank details
    • Academic Details: In this section, the candidates have to fill their present as well as previous academic details.

      Academic Details
    • Scheme Details: The details of the schemes for which the candidate can apply will be shown as per the educational qualification and Status (Disabled/Minority/SC/ST) of the candidate.

      National Scholarship Portal Scheme Details
    • Documents to be uploaded: Candidate can make application for multiple scholarships. Once the candidate has selected the scholarships for which he would like to make application, on the next page, he/she will be shown a list of the documents which are to be uploaded to for the selected scholarships. 

      Documents to be uploaded
    • Contact Details: Once all the documents have been uploaded candidate are required to upload their contact details to complete the application process

      Contact details

Printing and Tracking the application form: Once the applicant has completed the application process, the printout of the complete application form can be taken using the ‘Print Your Application’ button and by using 'Check Your Status' applicants can check the status of their Scholarship applications.

National Scholarship Portal Application Submission 

Candidates are advised to fill the application in a proper format. Candidates should ensure the details of the application form filled by them are correct in all perspective before the final submission because once the application has been processed, then the candidates will not be able to do any changes. 

The candidates do not need to send the hard copies of the NSP Scholarship Application form. Candidates need to submit the National Scholarship Portal Application Form by clicking on "Submit" button.

Scholarship which can be filled through National Scholarship Portal


FAQs on National Scholarship Portal

Is Aadhar Compulsory for National Scholarship Portal Application?

Aadhar Number is not Compulsory to apply for a scholarship through National Scholarship Portal. The candidates can register themselves by any of the three things. It is compulsory to apply online for the scholarship

  • Aadhar Number
  • Enrolment ID
  • Bank Passbook

Those students who do not possess Aadhaar id, can enter either enrolment ID (EID) or scanned copy of their Bank A/c No or Joint Bank A/c No with Parent or Guardian’s Passbook detail along with a photo which is to be uploaded or submitted to the sanctioning authorities.

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