Post- Graduate scholarships for studying in India
The High Commission of India Colombo announces the offer of the
following ICCR scholarships:
• Nehru Memorial Scholarship Scheme: 60 additional slots are being
offered under this scheme which covers all undergraduate courses, except
Medicine. Total slots available under the Nehru Memorial scheme is now
• Maulana Azad Scholarship Scheme: 50 scholarships for Masters
Degrees, including 10 in Agricultural Science, 20 in Science and 20 in
• Rajiv Gandhi Scholarship Scheme: 25 slots for undergraduate courses
in the field of 'Information Technology' leading to a B.E or B.Tech
Degree. The government of India selects meritorious Sri Lankan nationals
for award of these scholarships. Selection of candidates is done in
consultation with the Ministry of Higher Education, Government of Sri
Lanka, to pursue undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD Degrees in some of
the leading universities in India.
All scholarships cover full tuition fees for the entire duration of
the course, in addition to a monthly sustenance allowance.
The scholarship also covers accommodation allowance and an annual
grant for books, stationary. Besides, all ICCR scholars in India are
provided full healthcare facilities, first class train fare and an
annual grant for educational tours to various parts of the country,
apart from several other auxiliary benefits.
The Ministry of Higher Education has invited applications from
eligible candidates. *The last date for submission of duly filled up
application forms is February 06, 2012.
Application forms can be downloaded from the website of Ministry of
Higher Education at www.mohe.gov.lk http://www.mohe.gov.lk/
Interested candidates can also visit the website of High Commission
of India for further details on the scholarships.