DIMAPUR, Aug 25: Nagaland’s directorate of higher education has opened the online scholarship
application portal for the academic year 2023-24. The application portal will be operational from August
28 to October 31, 2023.
The directorate on Friday said the online scholarship application for post-matric scholarship for ST
students as well as the state merit and research scholarship for the academic session 2023-24 will be
active on the state common scholarship portal https://scholarship.nagaland.gov.in.
Comprehensive guidelines and instructions for each scholarship scheme will be available on the portal, it
The directorate said only eligible students from empanelled educational institutions are allowed to
apply. Institutions can download the empanelment form from the official
It also informed that state higher education department has introduced revised guidelines for the state
merit and research scholarship. The revised guidelines are outlined in notification order
No.HTE/TE/SCHO.21-8/2015, dated July 17th, 2023. According to these updated guidelines, students can
enter the scholarship scheme only in the first year of their course.
The deadline for online verification at the institution level has been fixed on November 30, 2023.
For students studying outside Nagaland and applying for the post-matric ST and state merit and research
scholarship, the last date for submitting hard copies of applications and relevant documents is
November 30, 2023, the directorate added.