NUA-O Scholarship Odisha 2023-24 | Eligibility, Apply Online Process

The Odisha NUA-O Scholarship was inaugurated by Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik during the “Nu-O Festival.” The NUA-O scholarship is offered to students from the general, SC, ST, OBC / SEBC, and EBC communities who are studying undergraduate and postgraduate studies at a state university, government college, or private college. To apply for the NUA-O Scholarship 2024, applicants must go to and submit an online application by the deadline. The deadline to apply for the scholarship online is February 22, 2024.

NUA-O Scholarship Odisha 2023-24

NUA-O Scholarship Odisha 2023-24 project was created by the Odisha government and is being administered by the Department of Higher Education. Students from the General, SC, ST, OBC / SEBC, and EBC categories would receive financial aid under this initiative, based on the courses they are enrolled in. There are no income restrictions, although parents of students should not be government employees or taxpayers.

Name of ScholarshipNUA-O Scholarship
Full FormNutana Unnata Abhilasha Odisha (NUA-O)
Announced ByChief Minister Mr. Naveen Patnaik
Launched inFebruary 12, 2024
DepartmentHigher Education Department, Government of Odisha
Academic Year2023-24
AmountRs 11,000/per annum
Eligible CoursesUG and PG
Start Date to Application20 February 2024
Last Date22 February 2024
Official Website

Odisha NUA-O Scholarship 2023-24 Eligibility

  • Odisha NUA-O scholarship is open only for SC, ST, OBC / SEBC, EBC and construction workers.
  • The applicant must be a resident of Odisha.
  • An individual interested in applying must be pursuying Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized institution or institute.
  • Although the scholarship has no income limit, students whose parents are government employees or pay income taxes are not eligible to apply.

NUA-O Scholarship Amount

  • Boys: Rs. 9,000
  • Girls: Rs. 10,000
  • SC/ST (Boys): Rs. 10,000
  • SC/ST (Girls): Rs. 11,000

How to Apply Online for NUA-O Scholarship 2024?

  • Visit
  • Select the Apply Scholarship option.
  • Click on Registration and fill out the registration form (or click on Login Account; if already have an account).
  • Enter your Aadhaar number and password to login.
  • Select the category and click on Nua O Scholarship Scheme 2024.
  • Fill the application form by providing basic and other information.
  • Upload the mentioned documents.
  • Finally, submit the application form.
  • Print the scholarship form for future reference

NUA-O Scholarship Status Check 2024

  • Navigate to
  • Then navigate to Login section and click on Student Login.
  • Enter Aadhaar Number and password and then click on Sign In.
  • After the dashboard opens, go to the Applied Scheme section.
  • Click on “View Status” option under Current Application Status.
  • On the next page, the status details will be displayed where you can check the application and payment status.

NUA-O Scholarship Documents

  • Passport Size Photo
  • Resident Certificate
  • Family Income Certificate
  • Identity Proof (Aadhar Card/Voter Identity Card)
  • Divyang certificate
  • Caste Certificate
  • Class 10th & 12th Marksheet
  • Bonafide Certificate
  • Previous Examination Certificate
  • Bank Passbook (Account Must Link with Aadhar card)

NUA-O Scholarship – FAQs

What is the official website of NUA-O Scholarship?

The scholarship is currently available at Odisha State Scholarship Portal.

What is the full form of NUA-O?

Nutana Unnata Abhilasha (Odisha) Scheme.

Who are eligible for NUA-O Scholarship 2024?

Students must be from Odisha State, belong to Minority Class or Backward Class, also pursuing UG or PG degree.

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