National Scholarships Portal is one-stop solution through which various services starting from student application, application receipt, processing, sanction and disbursal of various scholarships to Students are enabled. National Scholarships Portal is taken as Mission Mode Project under National e-Governance Plan.This initiative aims at providing a Simplified, Mission-oriented, Accountable, Responsive & Transparent ‘SMART’ System for faster & effective disposal of Scholarships applications and delivery of funds directly into beneficiaries account without any leakages.

The primary objectives for forming the NSP are:

1.To ensure timely disbursement of scholarships to students.

2.Provide a common portal for various scholarships schemes of Central & State Governments.

3.Create a transparent database of scholars.

4.Avoid duplication in processing.

5.Harmonization of different scholarships schemes and norms.

6.Application of direct benefit transfer.